Lyric Theatre

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967 capacity
The Lyric Theatre opened in 1888, hosting plays, musicals, and the long-running Thriller Live concert. The auditorium has four levels providing various views.

Lyric Theatre location and directions

Lyric Theatre

29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 7ES


Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 12, 14, 19, 38; (Regent Street) 6, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453
Night bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38; (Regent Street) 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453, N3, N13, N15, N109, N18, N136
Car park: Brewer Street (3mins)
Directions from tube: (3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

About Lyric Theatre

The Lyric Theatre opened on 17 Dec. 1888. From the twentieth century, the theatre's typically hosted plays and musicals. Notable shows include The Royal Family starring Laurence Olivier, and the original production of Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers.

In recent years, the Lyric Theatre has become heavily associated with Michael Jackson — the Thriller Live concert ran for 13 years. Michael Jackson then made way for Bob Marley with Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Story. Nimax Theatres has owned the Lyric Theatre since 2005.

Lyric Theatre Seating Information

The auditorium has four levels – Stalls, Dress Circle, Upper Circle and Balcony. In the Stalls, the view of the stage is slightly obscured by the overhang of the Dress Circle in Rows Q and R.

In the Dress Circle, there is a shallow rake.

The Upper Circle offers shallow legroom. The balcony does not hinder the view.

The Balcony is very high up, but the seats offer a good view of the stage.

Lyric Theatre seating plan

Lyric Theatre seating plan
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Feb 10, 2024 - Feb 9, 2025
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