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Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre 55 Ridgeway Street | Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5FB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1081
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I have just had a fantastic night at the Lyric, my first time there. My mobility is poor and I walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elaine W
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Groomsport, null, United Kingdom
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That Scottish Play!

Went to go see That Scottish Play! And it was outstanding. The theatre staff are really friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AmeliaAndAdam
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Bradford, 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 beautiful views over the River Lagan and Stranmillis Embankment.The theatre is open seven days a week with performances usually running in the evenings from Tuesday through to Saturday and matinees on Saturday and Sundays. Contact our box office for more details or check online under "What's On". Our cafe serves coffee/tea and light lunches and is open every day. A brunch menu is available on Sunday mornings.As well theatrical productions, we also offer backstage tours, a programme of theatre school and professional learning and corporate hospitality. Pre-theatre dining is available on Friday and Saturday evenings. Free Wifi is availble
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Lyric Theatre 55 Ridgeway Street | Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5FB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just had a fantastic night at the Lyric, my first time there. My mobility is poor and I walk with a crutch. My friend is blind with a guide dog. 3 able bodied with us crocks too! The seats we were allocated were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to go see That Scottish Play! And it was outstanding. The theatre staff are really friendly and very clean and tidy

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We've seen a few shows at The Lyric Theatre, Belfast, the most recent being in early December, 2017. This theatre isn't as big as some of the other venues in Belfast but it is easy to find within the city & there is ample free...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

The Lyric is a fantastic theatre. The building is modern and very comfortable and moreover puts the focus on the performance. We are regular theatre and concert goers and have really taken with the venue which is just perfect. Focuses on local production and showcases...More

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Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you for leaving your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoy visiting the Lyric. We have exciting things coming up next year and we look forward to welcoming you back!

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I love the lyric but i have i say 'what the reindeer saw' was not a patch on last years 'what the donkey saw'. Predictable, unfunny and singing lacking. Disappointed but i will return as the plays are usually very goodMore

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Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you for leaving your review. We are sorry that you did not enjoy our Christmas show as much as last year. While we do our best to put on a variety of shows to suit all audiences some productions aren't to everyone's taste. We...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We attended a show here recently and as we hadn't been here before - we had a good look around. The staff were very professional and helpful. Everything was spot on and the show was well produced and delivered.

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Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We're always very proud when we read how much our audiences enjoy the theatre and leave positive feedback for our staff. We hope to see you again when you again soon!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A nice little theatre, this theatre has a small theatre plus a main one, you can also enjoy a meal and drinks, parking is not very good around this area, so advised to give yourself extra time to park or get a cab

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I have visited the Lyric many times over the years and it is my preferred theatre in Belfast as it is so much more intimate and the seating arrangement ensures everyone has a good view. Have enjoyed many plays here and on hearing Dan Gordon...More

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Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for talking the time to write your review. We are so proud to hear that you enjoy visiting the Lyric. Dan Gordon's show Frank Carson: Rebel Without a Pause has received brilliant feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed it and we hope...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I've visited the Lyric twice in recent trips to Belfast and was lucky enough to catch productions of two of my favourite plays, Dancing at Lughnasa and The Weir, and enjoyed them both tremendously. The theatre is very intimate, with raked seats so you have...More

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Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely review. We're always very proud when we read how much our audiences enjoy the theatre and leave positive feedback for our staff. We hope to see you again when you are next in Belfast!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I live beside the Annandale embankment, within view of the Lyric Theatre. However, only ever been in it twice in 30 years. Once, when Caron Keating hosted a Lottery show at the launch of the UK national lottery (yeah, that long ago) and last Saturday,...More

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Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your experience. We are pleased that our theatre has something for everyone, whether it's a trip to our family Christmas show, a class from our Creative Learning Department or a coffee in...More

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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
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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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