Music is in the air at Sunderland Empire this month

It's competition time with See it Do it Sunderland and Sunderland Empire!

We're offering one lucky person the opportunity to win a pair of tickets to one of the following shows:

The Simon & Garfunkel Story (17 July), ABBA Mania (19 July), The Carpenters Story (20 July), What's Love Got To Do With It? A Tribute to Tina Turner (21 July) 

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets simply tell us …

When did Sunderland Empire first open it's doors:

a - 1895

c - 1907

To enter this fabulous competition follow us on social media tweeting / posting your answer on Twitter: @Seeitdoitsund, Facebook: @seeitdoitsunderland  using #TheatreThursdays #MusicalMonday #WIN 

T&C’s: One winner will receive a pair of tickets to their chosen show, The Simon and Garfunkel Story, ABBA MANIA, The Carpenters Story OR What’s Love Got to do with it. Tickets are non-transferable and no monetary value will be given. The winner will be selected at random on 11 July and will be notified via Facebook messenger

Tickets available in person at the Box Office on High Street West, from the Ticket Centre on 0844 871 3022* or online at*

*Calls cost 7p per minute plus your plus your phone company's access charge. Booking and transaction fees may apply.


The Simon & Garfunkel Story

This critically-acclaimed concert style theatre show about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time is a must-see for any fan.

Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!

ABBA Mania

If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBAMania is for you! So dig out those platforms, dust down those flares, join in and enjoy all of your favourites including: Mamma Mia, Voulez Vous, Dancing Queen, Winner Takes It All, Super Trouper and many more.

The Carpenters Story

This highly acclaimed concert style production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular celebration of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music, selling over 100 million albums and singles. Featuring all of the Carpenters hit songs including (They Long To Be) Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, Goodbye to Love and many more!

What’s Love Got to do with it?

What's Love Got To Do With It? is the joyous new show celebrating the music of the incredible Tina Turner. Tina's greatest hits performed by the amazing vocal talent of Elesha Paul Moses (Whitney - Queen Of The Night, The Voice, X Factor) supported by full ten piece live band. In a breath-taking career spanning over 50 years, audiences can look forward to hearing stunning musical arrangements of Tina's most-loved classic hits including; Private Dancer, What's Love Got To Do With It?, Proud Mary, River Deep, Nutbush City Limits, Simply The Best and many more.

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