Lyric Theatre London

Lyric Theatre London

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Lyric Theatre
Address: 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159

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What's on at the Lyric Theatre?

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What's on at the Lyric Theatre?

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical is a current production at the Lyric Theatre. The latest booking period for Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical at the Lyric Theatre started 3 October 2021 and runs until 18 September 2022. Tickets for Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical start at £18 and are available to book now.

How do I get to the Lyric Theatre?

Public transport is recommended to travel to the Lyric Theatre. The nearest tube stations are Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line). If arriving by bus, then the nearest bus lines are 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159. If driving to the theatre, the nearest car parks are Q-Park Chinatown and Q-Park Soho (more parking information).  For directions to the Lyric Theatre see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions.

Theatre Quick Facts

Date opened: 17 December 1888
Designer: C. J. Phipps
First production: Dorothy by B.C. Stephenson
Number of seats: 967
Theatre owner: Nimax Theatres

The Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue in London was designed by C. J. Phipps, and opened on 17 December 1888.

The first ever production at the Lyric was Dorothy by B.C. Stephenson. Over the years the theatre has seen multiple productions, from high drama to comedy and musicals.

One of the theatre’s longest running productions was Thriller Live featuring the music of Michael Jackson, which ran from 2009 to 2020.


Theatre Previous Shows

Past shows that have played at the Lyric Theatre include:

West End Musical Christmas
Six The Musical - Lyric
Oi Frog & Friends!
The Simon And Garfunkel Story
Fastlove - A Tribute To George Michael
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
What The Ladybird Heard
The Gruffalo's Child
Room On The Broom
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Thriller Live
The Gruffalo


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