VENUES

Empire Theatre (1894-1961)

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    Also known as the Belfast Empire Theatre of Varieties, this venue is no longer in existence. It was a proscenium arch theatre with over 1000 seats. It survived into the 1960s as a music hall, but was closed on June 3, 1961.

NEW IRISH PLAYS PRODUCED AT EMPIRE THEATRE (1894-1961)

Play Title Playwright
Castlereagh Thomas Carnduff
Over the Bridge Sam Thompson
The Early Bird James Douglas (2)
Traitors Thomas Carnduff