Sunderland students have been recognised for their efforts during the pandemic with a special gala night at Sunderland Empire.
Smash-hit stage show Waitress is heading to Sunderland Empire from October 25 to October 30.
Sunderland Empire’s milestone moment comes in the form of School of Rock, showcasing a West End performance from October 6 to October 9.
Disney’s Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast is heading to Sunderland Empire in 2022 for a five-week run.
People celebrated their first time in theatres after more than 18 months in outfits inspired by their favourite shows – view our picture gallery here.
Catch Samantha Womack in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Sunderland Empire from November 30 to December 4 2021.
Sunderland Empire has revealed initial casting for this years pantomime, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, running from Friday 10 December to Sunday 2 2022.
Sunderland Empire is the West End of the North East, and latest production, Rocky Horror Picture Show, does not disappoint.