Empire is a new original musical about the dreamers and doers who bravely embodied the American spirit during the great depression by building the tallest structure in the world. The production's California engagement was produced by Sue Vaccaro and Ricky Stevens at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts with music and lyrics by Caroline Sherman and Robert Hull. It is directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, with musical direction by Sariva Goetz. 

Scenic and projection design are by David Gallo, with lighting design by Jared Sayeg, sound design by Phil Allen, costume design by Leon Wiebers, flying sequences choreographed by Paul Rubin, co-projection design by Brad Peterson, hair/make-up/wig design by Rick Geyer and props design by Terry Hanrahan.