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Meet our New Playwrights of 2019!

14 May 2019

The Lyric Theatre and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2019 New …

Emma Jordan directing

Director Emma Jordan chats to us from rehearsals for A Streetcar Named Desire

10 May 2019

“At the end of week two of rehearsals the beauty and craft of Tennessee Williams’ sublime play reveals itself in …

Erica Murray talks All Mod Cons with RTE Arena

24 Apr 2019

Limerick writer Erica Murray is currently Artist-in-Residence at Belfast’s Lyric Theatre. She’s been selected for the Channel 4 Playwrights Bursary …

The Lyric Theatre Recognised for Outreach Work

10 Apr 2019

Last Friday evening to be Highly Commended in the Best Initiative Impacting on Offenders or Ex-Offenders in Northern Ireland category. …

Meet the Cast of A Streetcar Named Desire

02 Apr 2019

Rehearsals have started this week for A Streetcar Named Desire so we wanted to give you a quick look at the talented …

Take The 39 Steps back to the Lyric this March

18 Feb 2019

The Lyric Theatre and Bruiser Theatre Company are proud to present the return of the brilliant and hilarious sell out …

A Tribute to Sam McCready

11 Feb 2019

It is with great sadness that the Lyric Theatre has learnt of the passing of Sam McCready in America this …

Reviews are in for Sweeney Todd!

08 Feb 2019

★★★★ The murderous rise and fall of Fleet Street’s demon barber is staged almost as a rollicking farce, with some …

A conversation with Director Walter Sutcliffe, Conductor Sinead Hayes and Designer Dorota Karolczak

31 Jan 2019

The gruesome tale of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has frightened and fascinated generations since it first …