Willy Russell’s multi-award winning musical Blood Brothers comes to the Sunderland Empire as part of a 30th anniversary UK tour. Directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright, the production has wowed audiences across the country, extending its tour due to popular demand. Following the captivating, heart-breaking story of twins separated at birth, Blood Brothers the 1983 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, before it embarked on a 24-year West End run.
Blood Brothers is the story of separated twins who grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with deadly consequences. When Mrs Johnstone, a young mother, is left to bring up her seven children on her own, she becomes a housekeeper to a wealthy couple. Upon discovering she is pregnant with twins, she enters a secret pact with her employer to ease her life and give her the ultimate gift.
Featuring an iconic score, including “A Bright New Day”, “Marilyn Monroe” and the show-stopping “Tell Me It’s Not True”, Blood Brothers stars Lyn Paul as Mrs Johnstone. With a stellar cast, this legendary musical plays across the UK, stopping at Sunderland Empire for a limited eight performances.
Monday 27th November 2017 – 7:30pm
Tuesday 28th November 2017 – 7:30pm
Wednesday 29th November 2017 – 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Thursday 30th November 2017 – 7:30pm
Friday 1st November 2017 – 7:30pm
Saturday 2nd November 2017 – 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Seating Plan and Ticket Prices
Please note that prices change depending on the time of the performance.
|Ticket Price||Stalls||Dress Circle||Upper Circle||Gallery|
|Seats in the very centre of the Stalls are this price, as they are next to the aisle and offer the best and most comfortable views in the theatre.
|Central seats on the aisles of rows A-D are this price, as although Row A has restricted legroom, these are the best views in the Dress Circle and good for large-scale musicals. Boxes are also this price for those who want a luxury experience.
|Not available.||Not available.|
|The majority of the Stalls are this price, in rows A-T. Good views can be achieved in any of these seats, and it is recommended to sit as centrally as possible for the best experience.||Most of the Dress Circle is this price, in rows B-J. Due to a good rake in the seating, there are good views on offer throughout this section.||Centre seats of rows C-D are this price, as they are the best views in the Upper Circle. There are no restrictions from safety rails, and there is a good overall view of the entire stage.
|Seats in rows G-V are this price, offering mixed views of the stage, depending on how close you are. These are a good option for those looking for a bargain.||Seats at the ends of rows A-D are this price, as there is restricted legroom and a slightly restricted view of the stage.||Most of the Upper Circle is this price, namely in rows B-F. These seats offer decent central views of the entire stage and are a good option for large-scale musicals.
|Located in the centre of rows A-G. These are low-backed, padded, bench style seats.
|Seats at the ends of rows C-S are this price, as minor moments will be restricted from here. Further seats at this price are in rows W-X, as they are toward the rear of the section and can be restricted by the Upper Circle overhang.
|Not available.||Rows G-I are this price, as they are toward the rear of the section and can feel restricted by the Gallery overhang. The stage can also feel distant from here.
|Located toward the ends of rows B-G. These are low-backed, padded, bench style seats.
|Seats at the ends of rows C-G are this price, as they offer a very restricted view of the stage. Large moments of action may be missed from here.
|Slip seats in Row A are this price, as they face the stage side-on, creating a restricted view, and have restricted legroom.||Row A and seats toward the ends of rows B-G are this price, as safety rails can drastically hinder the view.
|Row H-K. These are low-backed, padded, bench style seats.
Sunderland Empire, High Street West, Tyne and Wear, Sunderland, SR1 3EX