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All-star cast revive ulster classic plays in readings

22 May 2014

Some of Northern Ireland’s best-loved actors are set to take part in a celebration of two Ulster Classics by renowned …

RSC live-stream link with Lyric ‘coup’ for schools

14 May 2014

Schools in Northern Ireland are being offered a unique opportunity to see a world-class Shakespeare production live-streamed into their classrooms, …

Abbey theatre tour part of North/South arts initiative

14 May 2014

The Abbey Theatre’s production of John B. Keane’s most celebrated play, Sive is touring to the Lyric this autumn as …

Lyric prime race-side view of Giro d’Italia

30 Apr 2014

All eyes will be off-stage next week at the Lyric when the cycling spectacular of the Giro d’Italia takes place …

Demented – new crime caper comedy

25 Apr 2014

A bank heist is always going to be risky but when it involves a man with a disability who has …

Jennifer Johnston encourages young people to theatre

23 Apr 2014

Award-winning novelist Jennifer Johnston has urged more young people to attend the theatre describing it as “an amazing experience” that …

Quietly by Owen McCafferty opens in Belfast during historic week

08 Apr 2014

In an historic week marking the first state visit by an Irish head of state to Britain, Owen McCafferty’s play …

Quietly at the Lyric set to fuel debate on the past

02 Apr 2014

A series of post-show talks at the Lyric Theatre next week are set to fuel debate on the topical issues …

Reach for the stars at Lyric Drama studio

01 Apr 2014

My name is Conor Pelan. I am a 21-year-old trainee actor and currently studying a Level 5 HND in Performing …