Spectacular art deco heritage and state of the art capabilities combine for extreme flexibility in weddings, conferencing, event staging and function hosting.

All spaces are air-conditioned and can be equipped to allow for a wide range of multi-media options.

Catering for breakfast, lunch, morning / afternoon tea, dinner and cocktail receptions can be arranged with acclaimed onsite restaurant Encores, or our adaptable facilities mean you can bring in your own choice of caterer. Contact us today to organise your dream wedding, function or event. 

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For more information please contact our dedicated Events team: | 07 4698 9900

For more information about hiring for performance please contact our programming team: | 07 4698 9900


The Main Stage offers endless possibilities for event planning. The stage is designed to be extremely versatile and is the ideal venue for concerts, shows, symposiums and ceremonies. With sophisticated sound and lighting technology, a range of multi-media and special effects  available, the Empire Theatre's Main Stage and Auditorium is an ideal venue for your show, function or ceremony.


The Empire Theatre Auditorium has a maximum seating capacity of 1561, with the Main Theatre Stage capable of seating 350 guests at round banquet tables. 



For more information contact our Technical Manager, Tim Panitz on 07 4698 9910 or email

To download a copy of our technical specifications, click here. 


To inquire further, or to make a booking for an event or function, please contact our Events Team at or by calling 07 4698 9931. 

For more information on hiring this venue for performance purposes, please contact Administration Manager, Helen Oldham at or by calling 07 4698 9930. 

To view or to download a copy of our current fees and charges, click here.