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Now in its 18th successive year, this stunning 100% live show combine’s first class music together with slick choreography and an amazing band.
You’ll be ‘Dancing On The Ceiling’, with songs from legendary artistes such as Lionel Richie, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson Five, The Isley Brothers, Edwin Starr and many more...
'A totally fantastic Motown experience from start to finish, and this Royal Concert Hall audience just did not want the show to end'- James Jarvis, It’s Much More
So let’s ‘Get Ready’... to ‘Go Loco... Down in Acapulco' with the UK’s No.1 Motown.
'They had the moves, the looks, the voices and every Motown Classic you could ask for...'- Jersey Evening News
'Outstanding, with some thrilling dance routines, amusing patter and a brilliant backing band'- Lancashire Telegraph
Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Osward Stoll, the Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.