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Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre


Auditorium :
  • Raked floor: Stalls seats divided by two aisles
  • Circle and Gallery have continental seating
  • Full seating capacity: 1,181 comprising: Stalls 466, Circle 274, Gallery 441
  • If small orchestra pit used: 1,143
  • If large orchestra pit used: 1,093
  • 4 wheelchair spaces at circle
  • BB21 and BB22 on gallery level are reserved for house usage
Performing Area :
  • Main stage: 24m(W) x 16m(D) x 27m(H) to Grid
  • Wing spaces: 4m(W) (1.5m at SR, 2.5m at SL) x 16m(D) x 8.8m(H) to ceiling
  • Rear stage: 18m(W) x 13m(D) x 8.8m(H) to ceiling
  • Side stage (SL): 12.8m(W) x 14m(D) x 8.8m(H) to ceiling
Orchestra Pit :
  • Small orchestra pit: 15.6m(W) x 3.5m(D) x 3.5m(H) accommodating approx. 30 musicians (38 auditorium seats lost through use)
  • Large orchestra pit: 15.6m(W) x 6.1m(D) x 3.5m(H) accommodating approx. 60 musicians (88 auditorium seats lost through use)
Dressing Rooms :

**  Subject to availability

  • Accommodating 75 persons total
  • Dressing Rooms Nos. 1-5 at stage level, Stage Right
  • Dressing Rooms Nos. 10-14 one floor below stage level with staircase access to both sides of stage
  • All equipped with access codes locks and showers
  • DR1 for 3 persons (with toilet)
  • DR2 for 2 persons
  • DR3 for 5 persons (with toilet)
  • DR4 & 5 for 2 persons each
  • DR7 for 4 persons
  • DR8 for 6 persons
  • DR9 for 4 persons
  • DR10 for 13 persons
  • DR11 to 14 for 12 persons each
Other Facilities :
  • Show relay / cast paging
  • CCTV by arrangement
  • Telephones at Company Office & Stage Right corridor
  • Internet access at Company Office (only for general web browsing purpose)
  • Laundry / wardrobe maintenance facilities
  • Toilet on each floor level
  • Temporary quick-change rooms can be created at stage level


The Academy reserves the right to amend or upgrade venue facilities without notice.
* Optional equipment for which an additional daily hire charge will apply.
** These items are shared amongst several venues - their availability for a particular hiring is at the management's sole discretion.