Lyric Theatre


Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, seen from the street.

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Management


Chairman: Max Weitzenhoffer

Theatres


Lyric Theatre - seats 915

Telephone




Box office: 0844 482 9674

Email


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Location


Address:
Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 7ES

Council: Westminster

Region: London

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Transport


Tube:
Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly)

Train:
Charing Cross

Buses:

Stop:

Trocadero/ Haymarket


Day no:
14, 19, 38


Night no:
N19, N38

About Lyric Theatre


The Lyric Theatre is designed by the architect C. J. Phipps, it was built by the producer Henry Leslie with profits from the Alfred Cellier and B. C. Stephenson hit, Dorothy, which he transferred from the Prince of Wales Theatre to open his new venue in 1888. The theatre was Grade II listed by English Heritage in 1960. The Lyric Theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres.

Access information


General

Assistance dogs are welcome. Theatre recommends purchasing a seat on the end of a row. Can also provide a dog sitting service for 2 dogs at a time; advance booking is recommended.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.


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Wheelchair access

There is a fully adapted unisex toilet in the Dress Circle. Wheelchair user access is located in the Dress Circle Boxes, which are at street level. On arrival ask staff to accompany you to the wheelchair access entrance on Shaftesbury Avenue. Wheelchair spaces are in boxes C, D and E. Boxes can accommodate up to 3 persons.

Visual assistance

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome.

Hearing assistance

There are currently no hearing assistance facilities in this venue.

Current shows


Thriller Live

Celebrates the career of Michael Jackson. Over 2 hours of non-stop hits from pop to rock, soul to disco in a show that pays homage to Jackson's legendary live performances and innovative dance moves.

Previews from: Friday 2 January 2009
Closes: ... no close date announced

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

A new musical is born at every performance, each created on the spot by multi-award winning musical comedians The Showstoppers. Audience suggestions are transformed into all-singing, all-dancing shows with unpredictable and hilarious results.

Previews from: Monday 10 October 2016
Closes: ... no close date announced

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Using projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration features a full live band and brass orchestra performing all the hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'Homeward Bound' and more.

Previews from: Monday 4 September 2017
Closes: Tuesday 3 July 2018

Upcoming shows


We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Join our intrepid family of adventurers and their musical dog on a quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud!

Previews from: Wednesday 4 July 2018
Closes: Sunday 2 September 2018

Room on the Broom

The witch and her cat are flying happily along on their broomstick when a stormy wind blows the witch's hat, bow and wand away into the night. Based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Previews from: Friday 23 November 2018
Closes: Sunday 13 January 2019


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