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  • NT Live: No Man's Land Encore Screenings

    We have some exciting news! Sirs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen will be lighting up The Empire’s screen once more, with their National Theatre smash No Man’s Land. Back by popular demand and due to a reduction in our seating capacity, NT Live: No Man’s Land will have encore performances...
  • COVID Restrictions

    As per NSW Health Guidelines, as of 6pm Saturday June 26, masks are mandatory inside the Cinema, as well as 1 person per 4 square metres (25% Capacity). We are following all NSW Health guidelines, and our staff are following all COVID Cleaning Practices to ensure your safety. We encourage all...
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Re-Release

    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE, we are delighted to be bringing it back to the big screen from August 26th 2021 for one week only! An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible...
  • Dine and Discover NSW Vouchers accepted here!

    What is Dine & Discover? The NSW Government has launched Dine & Discover NSW to support dining, arts and tourism businesses, encouraging the community to get out and about. Every NSW resident aged 18 and over will be eligible for four $25 vouchers worth $100 in total. They can access...
  • eGift Cards now available!

    eGift Cards now available online! The lucky recipient may use their gift voucher for both movie tickets and at the candy bar. Gift cards can be purchased to the value of your choice and may be used with all concession, pension and student cards upon redemption. The value of the card will be...
  • Exhibition On Screen

      CÉZANNE: PORTRAITS OF A LIFE Exhibition on Screen is thrilled to bring back one of its most successful films ever, offering a unique and fascinating exploration of the life and times of Paul Cézanne. One cannot appreciate 20th-century art without understanding the significance and genius of...
  • We're COVID Safe!

    The Empire is open and following all NSW Health and Safe Work Australia guidelines. We have a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place, and have received a ‘We’re COVID Safe’ tick from the NSW Government. All patrons are asked to maintain social distancing, and if showing any symptoms, stay at home! Floor...
  • National Theatre Live

    NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE National Theatre Live launched in June 2009 with a broadcast of the National Theatre production of Phèdre with Helen Mirren. We’ve since broadcast more than fourty other productions live, from both the National Theatre and from other theatres around the world.  Our...