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Lightning strikes twice at the Lyric Theatre this week

07 Oct 2014

Theatre-goers can enjoy two thought-provoking dramas on stage at the Lyric Theatre this week about two very different strikes, marking …

Lyric Theatre architects receive world’s most prestigious award

24 Sep 2014

Lyric Theatre architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey have been announced as the winners of the Royal Gold Medal, the …

Owen McCafferty new playwright-in-residence at Lyric Theatre

09 Sep 2014

Acclaimed Belfast playwright, Owen McCafferty, has been announced as the new Playwright-in-Residence at the Lyric Theatre. As Northern Ireland’s only …

Top of the class Lyric wows as five-star arts venue

08 Sep 2014

Belfast’s Lyric Theatre has become the first arts venue in Northern Ireland to be rated a five-star experience. The top …

Curious Incident playwright Simon Stephens condemns arts cuts

05 Sep 2014

Celebrated English playwright Simon Stephens condemned cuts to the arts budget as “a massive shame” during a post-show talk at …

Pentecost: Ghosts, conflict and tension inside and out

22 Aug 2014

Stewart Parker’s masterpiece, Pentecost, is being resurrected by the Lyric Theatre this September on the 40th anniversary of the momentous Ulster Workers …

Bounce Arts Festival at the Lyric Theatre

12 Aug 2014

A verbal percussion performance orchestrated by the multi-talented Dave ‘Stickman’ Higgins will signal the start of Bounce! Arts Festival Weekender …

Pentecost cast take part in WW1 poetry reading in Waterstones

11 Aug 2014

As rehearsals are set to get underway for Stewart Parker’s masterpiece Pentecost at the Lyric Theatre, two of the cast …

Tributes paid to veteran Lyric stalwart

11 Aug 2014

  Tributes have been paid to veteran Belfast actor and Lyric Theatre stalwart, JJ Murphy who has died suddenly at …