Full line-up of Sunderland Empire shows announced for 2021 so far as venue prepares to reopen

With the lights out for more than a year at the Sunderland Empire it’s been a huge miss in the city.

But there isn’t long to wait until the “West End of the North” reopens its doors to host spectacular shows once more.

Although the exact reopening details haven’t been announced yet, there’s a host of shows lined up for 2021.

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Here’s what you can look forward to at the High Street West venue:

Sunderland Empire will reopen in the coming weeks

::May 27 – One Night of Elvis - Lee 'Memphis' King

::June 7-12 – School of Rock

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::June 23 – The Drifters

::June 24 – Anton & Giovanni - Him & Me

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::June 25 – What's Love Got To Do With It? A Tribute To Tina Turner

::June 26 – Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers Story

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::July 4 – The Carpenters Story

::July 18 – Friends! The Musical Parody

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::July 29 – The Illegal Eagles

::July 30 – Some Guys Have All the Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

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::July 31 – The Greatest Hits of Motown - How Sweet It Is

::August 1 – A Beautiful Noise - Celebrating The Music Of Neil Diamond

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::August 3-7 – Rock of Ages

::September 3 – Paul Smith: Changed

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::September 7-11 – Derren Brown: Showman

::September 19 – That'll Be The Day

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::September 20-25 – The Rocky Horror Show

::September 28-October 2 – My Best Friend's Wedding The Musical

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::October 10 – Sing-A-Long-A The Greatest Showman

::October 13 – Dance Attack

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::October 14 – You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of The Bee Gees

::October 15-16 – Alan Carr - Not Again, Alan!

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::October 25-30 – Waitress

::October 31 – A Country Night in Nashville

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::November 1 – Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

::November 2 – The ELO Experience - Electric Light Orchestra

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::November 3 – Whitney - Queen of the Night

::November 4-6 – Riverdance - The New 25th Anniversary Show

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::November 9-13 – 9 to 5 the Musical

::November 21 – Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

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::November 28 – The Rocket Man - A Tribute to Sir Elton John

::November 30-December 4 – The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

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::December 10-January 2 – Snow White

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