Lyric Theatre

The Lyric Theatre, Northern Ireland’s only full-time producing theatre and house to world-class theatre for nearly 75 years, is a charity with a mission to create, entertain and inspire. Along with maintaining a high-quality and inclusive programme that captures the imaginations of our audiences, we strive to always nurture talent and continue to inspire the next generation of theatre makers and audiences.

To see what we have coming up on our stages visit:

Our work has been recognised locally and nationally, with recent awards including:

The Stage’s 2023 UK Theatre of The Year
UK Theatre Award 2023 for Best Play Revival for The Beauty Queen of Leenane
UK Theatre Award 2022 for Excellence in Arts Education for our Creative Learning Department
UK Theatre Award 2022 for Best Play Revival for Translations
GNI Awards 2023 for Business Contribution to the LGBTQIA+ Community
CIPRide Gold Award 2023 for Agreement
Working with the Lyric

Through our range of productions, events, outreach and educational programmes, each year we engage with over 115,000 people, fulfilling our commitment to providing opportunities for young people and dedicating ourselves to helping communities to engage with theatre, all the while showcasing the cultural impact Belfast has to offer.

Corporate Stars and Partnerships:

The Lyric holds a unique position as an organisation, operating both as a business and a charity. Over the last few years we have enjoyed a variety of partnerships that aimed at furthering Corporate Social Responsibility goals, particularly in the areas of education, young people and sustainability.

Previous Partnerships have included:

Electric Ireland (Corporate Partnership)
Department of Justic (Corporate Partnership)
Goliath Trust (Charity Partnership)
Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs (Corporate Partnership)
Partnerships are bespoke, with tiered options available. More information is available at:

Hospitality and Venue Hire:

Our award-winning venue is located on the Stranmillis Embankment in the heart of South Belfast. With stunning views over the River Lagan, our venue and Hospitality packages are perfect for events that look to encompass some of the beautiful sights Belfast has to offer. We offer flexible spaces and catering arrangements for 20 to 300 people that are suitable for multiple events including:

Awards Nights
Press Launches
Training and Workshops
Board Meetings
Corporate Hosting
Private Event Hire
Advertisement and Sponsorship:

We offer advertisement and sponsorship opportunities including:

Sponsorship; including Main Title Sponsorship, individual performance sponsorship, Space Sponsorship and event sponsorship.
Programme Advertisement
Screen Advertisement
Social Media Promotion
Email Marketing

Lyric Theatre

55 Ridgeway Street, Belfast, BT9 5FB

028 9038 5692