Artistic director: Susie Mckenna
Chief Executive: Clarie Middleton
291 Mare Street
London E8 1EJ
Hackney Central (Overground)
30, 38, 48, 55, 106, 236, 242, 253, 254, 276, 277, 394, D6, W15
N38, N55, N106, N253
The Hackney Empire has a lift to all levels of the theatre auditorium. Three visual stories are available from the theatre's access webpage (we list one below for the stalls). For further information on Disabled Access at the Hackney Empire contact the Front of House Manager, Yolanda Elez (email address given in access email). Assistance dogs: ask box office when booking. Dogs may be taken to aisle seats or looked after by front of house staff.
You will find more information on the theatre website access page.
Click the image below to go there.
Wheelchair spaces located at rear of stalls.
The Hackney Empire has an Infrared Hearing Loop System installed in the Stalls and Dress Circle. Headsets are available to Patrons - ask a member of the Front of House for assistance.
Visual/ social story
These are short descriptions of theatres for those with autistic specturm disorders to help them understand what to expect when they go to the theatre, what will happen and why.
Find out more about social stories here.
There is a social story for Hackney Empire here.
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Mamzer Bastard is the latest opera by Israeli-born composer Na'ama Zisser. Tells a story set within the Orthodox Jewish community, merging her own musical idiom with the Jewish cantorial style of the 20th century.Previews from:
Thursday 14 June 2018Closes:
Sunday 17 June 2018
KING In Concert
Special concert version Martin Smith's acclaimed musical with a cast of West End stars and the London Musical Theatre Orchestra (LMTO) with Hackney Empire's renowned Community Choir.Previews from:
Saturday 30 June 2018Closes:
Sunday 1 July 2018
Tells a dramatic story of a royal family in old Armenia, locked in mortal conflict. Thematically, it champions faithfulness and married love, but it also has a fine gallery of moral depravity and intolerance.Previews from:
Saturday 6 October 2018Closes:
Saturday 13 October 2018
All the way in Ha-Ka-Nay on the outskirts of old Peking, young Aladdin dreams of finding love and making his fortune. When he discovers an enchanted lamp and meets a mysterious genie, it looks like all his wishes are about to come true.Previews from:
Saturday 24 November 2018Closes:
Sunday 6 January 2019
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