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Lyric Theatre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Dear Aeabella

Would highly recommend the play. The actors transported you to the places they're speaking. funny... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Banbridge, United Kingdom

Went with my friend to see this play. It was possibly the best play I have ever seen. It was funny... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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The Lyric Theatre is Northern Ireland's full-time producing theatre. The new theatre opened in May 2011 to great critical acclaim. The award winning building is built in traditional Belfast red brick, glass and iroko wood and the cafe bar offer...more
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Lyric Theatre 55 Ridgeway Street | Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5FB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1081
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would highly recommend the play. The actors transported you to the places they're speaking. funny and emotional at the same time.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Went with my friend to see this play. It was possibly the best play I have ever seen. It was funny and sad and each woman was totally amazing. Their stories transported me to the ocean, the big house and their street. Give yourself a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

3 of us went to see “Good Vibrations” on Wednesday. The production was excellent as was the venue. Now living in Scotland I haven’t been for over 30 years. What a change. The seats were very comfortable and roomy, I would think all seats gave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

I hadn't been to this theatre since it was refurbished and I was really impressed with the results. Really nice bar area overlooking the river wher you can have a pre-dinner drink. Theatre layout is super, close to the stage and great views from all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stephenskier123
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I love visiting The Lyric. I never get that often. Only been since redevelopment a few years back. Last night I went with a friend to watch the new play about the complete life of Trade Union activist and signatory of the 1916 proclamation James...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I used to go to theatre quite often. With working evenings for a many years I lost the habit. I visited the Lyric for their show Good Vibrations last night and have to say I will be going back more regularly. The building on Stranmillis'...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sean D
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Visited Lyric for Good Vibrations musical at Sunday Matinee. Really nice venue, relaxed feel and good views/acoustics. Show was excellent and Lyric seems the perfect venue for it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hanlor
Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted you enjoyed the show. We hope to see you back at the Lyric again soon!

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Opening night of Good Vibrations (and also my 50th birthday). This show is unlikely to be bettered.......ever......outstanding production. Such a friendly, welcoming and helpful vibe in the Lyric from all staff - lovely bar staff especially :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank J A K
Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for your comments. We hope you had a brilliant birthday!

Reviewed August 25, 2018

Managed to get tickets to see Paperboy the Musical based on the book by Tony Macauley for a Sunday matinee performance. Collection of tickets from the box office was easy. Free parking at the bottom of the Stranmillis Road (around the corner fro the theatre)....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I always check to see what's playing in the Lyric when I'm in Belfast. Went to A Night with George there last night. A tour de force, loved Bridie from Ballymurphy. The Lyric does a lot of stuff by local people about local stuff and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Zahraa Riyadh A
October 24, 2017|
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Response from Jason C | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen it in The Lyric but I'm sure if they put it on it would be great
Sam C
November 26, 2015|
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Response from TERENCE W | Reviewed this property |
My wife had her 2 wing mirrors kicked off her car when parked on the embankment for a night at the theatre so that was a costly night out. Suppose it's park @ your own risk.
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restaurants near lyric theatre (3 Replies)
Any suggestions for good pre-theatre meal close to Lyric theatre?
February 03, 2010|
Response fromGreenwichNick|
Which Lyric - Hammersmith, or Shaftesbury Avenue?
Adelaide, Australia
Thriller - Lyric Theatre: Seating Query (4 Replies)
Hi all, I am looking to buy 2x tickets to Thriller at the Lyric theatre for late April / May 2016. Buying the tickets online, the two 'best available' options I am given are seats E17/18 in the stalls and C10/11 in the dress circle. I have not really been to any theatre shows before, so am not sure which is preferred - dress circle or stalls. If anyone has any feedback / advice on which seats are better it would be much appreciated. Both options are priced the same. ...More
December 12, 2015|
Response fromLindaL502|
Row E of the Stalls is best, that's some of the best seats in the house.
Camberley, United Kingdom
Restaurant near lyric theatre (3 Replies)
Can anyone suggest a nice restaurant for an informal lunch on a Sunday before a visit to the Lyric Theatre?
July 12, 2016|
Response frombrittraveller31|
Not sure what you mean by 'informal' but for that area at a reasonable price I would probably go for Brasserie Zedel.