Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre
Lyric Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES

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The oldest theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue was opened in December 1888, built with the proceeds of Cellier & Stephenson's proto-musical-comedy Dorothy. The Lyric has been a West End mainstay ever since, hosting transfers of hit shows such as Blood Brothers, Five Guys Named Moe, Burn This and Festen.

The nearest tube is Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo/Piccadilly) and the theatre is served by the 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94 and 159 bus routes.

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There are 7 events at this location

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An Evening With Mikhail Zhvanetsky

Russia's most famous living satirist arrives on the London stage with his signature leather briefcase filled with jokes and observations, delivering his entire routine in Russian.

Mon 8 May

£25–£130; £160 Premium Seats / 0844 482 9674

Gower, Cowdrey & The Holy Bail

Former England cricket captains David Gower and Chris Cowdrey hit the road in celebration of more than 40 years of friendship from schoolboy beginnings to Ashes-winning innings, sharing fun-filled anecdotes and personal insights about the sport that shaped their lives.

Mon 20 Mar

The Gruffalo's Child

all Stories presents Julia Donaldson's Gruffalo sequel, following the adventures of his child as she sneaks out in the night to see if the Big Bad Mouse really does exist.

Wed 22 Nov

£15–£19; £23 Premium Seats ( £66) / 0844 482 9674

Thu 23 Nov

£15–£19; £23 Premium Seats ( £66) / 0844 482 9674

Fri 24 Nov

£15–£19; £23 Premium Seats ( £66) / 0844 482 9674

…and 37 more dates until 7 Jan 2018

The Showstoppers: Improvised Musical

Audience suggestions become an all-singing, all-dancing show as the comedy troupe create a brand new musical from scratch at every performance.

Mon 13 Mar

Mon 3 Apr

Mon 24 Apr

…and 2 more dates until 5 Jun

Thriller Live

  • Directed by: John Maher (musical director)
  • Written by: Adrian Grant (adapt)

A celebration of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 featuring top hits and some stunning multi-media razzmatazz.

Wed 22 Feb

£26.50–£107 / 0844 482 9674

Thu 23 Feb

£26.50–£107 / 0844 482 9674

Fri 24 Feb

£26.50–£107 / 0844 482 9674

…and 188 more dates until 1 Oct

WeGotTickets Musical Comedy Awards

Ten finalists perform eight minutes of their musical comedy material in front of a panel of top industry judges to win the coveted prize. Hosted by Tina T'urner Tea Lady.

Mon 10 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 9674

What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson (adaptation)

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Wed 5 Jul

£18–£30.50 / 0844 482 9674

Thu 6 Jul

£18–£30.50 / 0844 482 9674

Fri 7 Jul

£18–£30.50 / 0844 482 9674

…and 52 more dates until 10 Sep

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