Empire Theatre

The Empire Theatre is the largest performing arts precinct in regional Australia and has played an integral part in the cultural development of the Toowoomba region for over 100 years.  Renowned for its classic art deco architecture, the heritage listed theatre was built in 1911, rebuilt in an art deco style in 1933 following a fire and finally restored and reopened in 1997, showcasing its grand proscenium arch, decorative sconces, original brick walls in the foyers, art-deco style lighting and modern seating for 1565 people.

Location: 54-56 Neil Street, Toowoomba