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About Us

The award-winning Lyric Theatre makes a unique and vital contribution to the community as the only full-time producing theatre in Northern Ireland.

Premiering the works of playwrights such as Stewart Parker, Martin Lynch, Marie Jones and Christina Reid, and employing some of Northern Ireland’s finest actors, including Adrian Dunbar, Dan Gordon, Conleth Hill, Ciaran Hinds, Stella McCusker, Frances Tomelty and the Theatre’s patron, Liam Neeson, its mission is to produce high-quality professional theatre that is alive to the complex cultural experience and diverse traditions of the community, and to use the power of live theatre to empower, inspire, engage and educate.

History of the Lyric

Many exciting and notable things have happened between the birth of the Lyric in 1951 and the present day. Let us tell you about a few of them...

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Our Building

Built in dramatic red Belfast brick, steel, concrete and timber, its angular exterior is a landmark of South Belfast.

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STAFF

Who's who? Meet the Lyric team.

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JOBS

Find out if there are any vacancies at the Lyric Theatre.

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Awards

Read about the Lyric's awards including our recent Irish Times Theatre Awards.

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