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Lyric Theatre



  • 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 89 persons total
  • Dressing Rooms Nos. 1-5 at stage level, Stage Right
  • Dressing Rooms Nos. 7-14 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

Technical Information

Stage       Lighting
Sound       Projection
Loading Bay


Lyric Theatre Seating Plan

Seating Plan

Lyric Theatre Hanging Plot

Hanging Plot

Lyric Theatre Technical Drawing

Technical Drawing
(PDF) / (CAD)
#for reference only, request on-site measurement for your precision needs

Lyric Theatre Technical Drawing in 3D

Technical Drawing in 3D
#for refrence only, request on-site measurment for your precision needs

Lyric Theatre FOH Lighting Plan

FOH Lighting Plan

Lyric Theatre House PA System Location

House Speaker Position

Dressing Rooms Allocation

Venue Information


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.