Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre
55 Ridgeway Street, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9 5FB
  • Box office 028 9038 1081
  • Opening times Daily 10am–5pm, if there is a production running the building stayd open up to one hour after the show finishes.
  • Email
  • Website www.lyrictheatre.co.uk

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The Lyric Theartre is the only full-time producing theatre in Northern Ireland and has premiered the works of playwrights including Stewart Parker, Martin Lynch, Marie Jones and Christina Reid. As well as theatre productions they also host a creative learning programme for adults, children, amateurs and professionals.

The theatre is a 30 minute walk (2.5km) from Belfast city centre and there are bike racks available at the front of the building. Parking is available along the Stranmillis Embankment, the closest bus stop is 200m from the theatre at the junction of the Stranmillis Road and Ridgeway Street and the nearest railway station is Botanic Avenue, 0.9 miles away (17min walk).

Event times

There are 12 events at this location

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Blinkered

Sole Purpose Productions presents a drama exploring issues around depression and suicide in young people and bringing into focus the dynamics of a family struggling with loss.

Tue 21 Feb

£12 (£10) / 028 9038 1081

Wed 22 Feb

£12 (£10) / 028 9038 1081

Thu 23 Feb

£12 (£10) / 028 9038 1081

Fri 24 Feb

£12 (£10) / 028 9038 1081

Eddi Reader

The popular folk pop chanteuse, known for her work with Fairground Attraction and often called upon to add her voice to other people's records tours her latest album Vagabond.

Sun 26 Feb

£21 / 028 9038 1081

Educating Rita

  • Directed by: Mark Babych
  • Written by: Willy Russell

Willy Russell's multi-award-winning comedy about the Liverpudlian hairdresser with a thirst for knowledge who embarks on an Open University degree. With Michael James Ford as Frank and Kerri Quinn as Rita.

Sat 4 Feb

£15; £24.50 (£10; £10) / 028 9038 1081

Sun 5 Feb

£15; £24.50 (£10; £10) / 028 9038 1081

Tue 7 Feb

£15; £24.50 (£10; £10) / 028 9038 1081

…and 16 more dates until 25 Feb

Jake O'Kane: Old Enough To Know Better

The celebrated Irish stand-up, who has appeared several times on The Blame Game, presents his latest material. Support comes from Terry McHugh.

Sun 12 Feb

Sun 19 Feb

Ledwidge

Discover the life, love and poetry of an oft-forgotten Irish hero in a new play by Stewart Parker Award-winning playwright, Gerard Humphreys.

Fri 17 Mar

£10–£15 / 028 9038 1081

Sat 18 Mar

£10–£15 / 028 9038 1081

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The Matchmaker

  • Written by: John B Keane

Mary McEvoy and Jon Kenny star in John B Keane's comedy drama exploring rural loneliness and the search for love late in life.

Fri 31 Mar

£15–£22 / 028 9038 1081

Sat 1 Apr

£15–£22 / 028 9038 1081

Nivelli's War

Cahoots NI, in association with the Lyric Theatre, presents Charles Way's family drama set at the end of the Second World War. Based on the moving true story of a Holocaust survivor, Nivelli's War is told through a blend of theatre, magic, illusion and original music.

Thu 2 Mar

£10–£15 / 028 9038 1081

Fri 3 Mar

£10–£15 / 028 9038 1081

Sat 4 Mar

£10–£15 / 028 9038 1081

…and 7 more dates until 19 Mar

The Nualas: All Spanxed Up!

Satirical songs and sketches based on glamorous girl bands, presented by the popular three-piece team - also known as Susan Collins, Anne Gildea and Tara Flynn.

Thu 23 Mar

£16.50 / 028 9038 1081

Powder Her Face

Thomas Ades' opera charting the rise and fall of Margaret, Duchess Of Argyll.

Fri 27 Jan

£20 (Students £15) / 028 9038 1081

Sat 28 Jan

£20 (Students £15) / 028 9038 1081

Sun 29 Jan

£20 (Students £15) / 028 9038 1081

Room On The Broom: Tall Stories

An adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler about a witch and her cat.

Shakespeare’s Women

CoEtc Productions presents Clare McMahon and Siobhan Kelly playing the canon of Shakespeare's greatest heroines.

Thu 9 Feb

£15 (£12) / 028 9038 1081

Fri 10 Feb

£15 (£12) / 028 9038 1081

Sat 11 Feb

The Three Tenors 2017

Derek, Dominic and Shane perform classic songs and family favourites, plus a rousing selection of the greatest Irish ballads.

Sat 25 Mar

£25 (£22) / 028 9038 1081

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