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Auditions for the Lir Academy to take place in Belfast

29 Oct 2015

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin first opened its doors in 2011 as a result …

Derry boxer John Duddy stars in award-winning New York play

27 Oct 2015

Derry boxer John Duddy has hung up his gloves and swapped the ring for the stage. After studying acting in …

Belfast Design Week set for the Lyric

19 Oct 2015

Taking place during the first week of November, Belfast Design Week is a series of specially curated talks, workshops, events, …

BRIAN FRIEL EULOGY

09 Oct 2015

The following is the text of a short eulogy given by Jimmy Fay, Executive Producer of the Lyric Theatre, following …

Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86

02 Oct 2015

Brian Friel, 1929 – 2015 Trustees, staff and friends of the Lyric Theatre in Belfast were deeply saddened to hear …

THE LYRIC THEATRE NAMED THE MOST WELCOMING THEATRE IN NI

01 Oct 2015

The Lyric Theatre were celebrating this morning after being named the most welcoming theatre in NI. This year, for the first …

Lyric Theatre Shortlisted for UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre

23 Sep 2015

The Lyric Theatre has been shortlisted as one of the UK’s most welcoming theatres. We have been shortlisted alongside the …

Declan Conlon nominated for UK Theatre Award

17 Sep 2015

Delighted to hear this morning that Declan Conlon who plays Father Jack in ‪ our production of Dancing at ‎Lughnasa‬ …

Dancing at Lughnasa – ‘vibrant production’ – The New York Times

02 Sep 2015

The New York Times visited the Lyric to see our anniversary production of Dancing at Lughnasa last week. “A vibrant …