Lyric Theatre

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

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Chairman: Max Weitzenhoffer


Lyric Theatre - seats 915


Box office: 0844 482 9674


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Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 7ES

Council: Westminster

Region: London


Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly)

Charing Cross



Trocadero/ Haymarket

Day no:
14, 19, 38

Night no:
N19, N38

About ...

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


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.

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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

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical

Lively up yourself and celebrate the story of Jamaica's global superstar, as the electrifying new production, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical, bursts into life at the Lyric Theatre, London.

Previews from: Friday 1 October 2021

Closes: ... no close date announced

Upcoming shows

We don't have any shows listed.


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