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The creative team behind Denouement standing outside the Lyric Theatre

New play starring Marie Jones and Ian McElhinney keeps spirit of Lyric alive

21 Aug 2020

We are delighted to announce that we will welcome our first performance in over five months this week – an …

example of work from young people on design course as part of the summer programme 2020

Online Summer Programme a Great Success!

18 Aug 2020

Our first venture into online workshops has been a great success with young people aged 6 – 18 enjoying workshops …

Writer John Morton

‘Denouement’ shortlisted for New Play award

13 Aug 2020

We are thrilled to share the news that ‘Denouement’ by Irish writer John Morton, has been shortlisted for the 2020 …

Lyric Drama Studio alumni receive 15 places to Drama Schools

13 Aug 2020

Mary O’Malley, who founded the Lyric Theatre, thought Drama for young people was vital. With no full-time actor training available …

Philip Caraher, Nuala Trainor of Sentireal, with Erin Hoey, Philip Crawford and Claire Murray, Lyric Theatre

Helping to rewrite the narrative on Digital Theatre experience

12 Aug 2020

Lyric Theatre Belfast is leading the way on a vital exploration of the future role of digital experiences within theatre. …

Young people learning theatre skills

Creative Learning News – Summer 2020

10 Aug 2020

This month we are all things Creative Learning! The Lyric is entering a fifth month of darkness, but the learning …

Collage of Artists from Dublin Fringe Festival 2020

Dublin Fringe Festival

10 Aug 2020

Dublin Fringe Festival have announced their programme for this year, Dublin Fringe Festival 2020: Pilot Light Edition from 5 – 20 …

The Lyric partner for Theatre Uncut Political Playwriting Award 2020

08 Jul 2020

  Theatre Uncut, in partnership with the Lyric Theatre Belfast, Sherman Theatre, Traverse Theatre and Young Vic, have announced the …


03 Jul 2020

Today, 3rd July, hundreds of theatre designers, in collaboration with theatres across the UK, have come together to launch #MissingLiveTheatre, …