Direct from its world premiere smash-hit season at Times Square in New York City and sold-out seasons across Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Canada, EMPIRE is the most jaw-dropping show ever seen on a spiegeltent stage.

Step inside and get ready to be shocked and awed by some of the most daring artists ever to perform. The 700-seat spiegeltent features a carnival-style bar and the most intimate stage in town. So order a drink and don’t miss an unforgettable night out.


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Last Location:
Portland, OR

Rose Quarter, Benton Lot on Broadway

getting there

Parking is available adjacent to the site at the West and East Parking Garages at the Rose Quarter at Broadway and Benton Street. http://www.rosequarter.com/plan-your-visit/parking

Public Transport
The Rose Quarter is conveniently located next to two MAX Light Rail stations. The Rose Quarter Transit Center is located on the red, blue and green lines and is located south of the arena. The Interstate/Rose Quarter station is located on the western side of the Rose Quarter campus and serves riders on the yellow line. Tri-Met also operates several bus lines which serve the area.

Running time

EMPIRE runs for approximately 90 minutes with no interval.


Latecomers will only be admitted at a suitable break in the performance.

Age recommendation

EMPIRE is recommended for adults and mature teens (with parental guidance). The performance features some nudity and coarse language.


Audiences are welcome to take as many photos as they like, however flash photography is not permitted.

Group bookings

Group bookings are available to groups of six or more.

Portland:   Contact the Ticketmaster Group Sales Team at 1-800-745-3000 or by email info@spiegelworld.com


The on-site box office opens two hours prior to the first show of the day, and closes 30 minutes after the start of the final show of the day.  The box office accepts Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, and debit cards, but will not accept cash payments.

Food and beverages

The Spiegelworld Garden Bar opens one hour before the first show of the day and is open throughout the performance. The bar serves a range of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages with small snacks. The bar accepts Visa, Mastercard, Amex, debit, PayPal and cash.


- The show contains flashing lights and haze effects.
- The tent is temperature controlled.
- There is no cloakroom available.
- Smoking is not permitted.
- Videotaping, flash photography and audio recording is prohibited.
- Animals are not permitted inside the tent; harnessed guide dogs are accepted.

Patrons with special needs

Available Monday-Saturday from 9 AM to 6 PM and Sunday from 12 noon to 6 PM. Please note there are no hearing-assistance systems or hearing loops inside Spiegelworld.

Wheelchair access
Please call the Special Needs Booking Line to make a wheelchair booking.
There are multiple wheelchair bays in the tent, all located in A Reserve, Section 1.

Limited mobility
The tent can be accessed with ramps and handrails, and no stairs to navigate.
Once inside Spiegelworld, all seating can be accessed via either ramps or shallow steps.

Facilities for visually impaired patrons
Harnessed guide dogs are permitted in Spiegelworld. The Special Needs Booking Line can make the best arrangements to suit any specific requirements.