Sydney’s Lyric Theatre Offers Options

When was the last time you went to a really good play? How about a rock concert, an opera, or any other type of entertainment at the Lyric Theatre? The Lyric Theatre, in Sydney, Australia, is one of the most popular new theaters in the country. Only ten years old, the theater has nevertheless managed to make a huge name for itself, and has welcomed performers from throughout Australia, and the world.

Musicals are making a definite comeback, and events at the Lyric Theatre prove it.  Phantom of the Opera, an Officer and a Gentleman, Mama Mia! and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert are just a few of the musicals that have entertained audiences at the Lyric to date.

If you’re not into plays, but prefer good old rock ‘n roll, pop, or easy listening, the Sydney Lyric Theatre is where you want to be. The theater has hosted Bon Jovi, Julio Iglesias, Tony Bennett and Michael Crawford, just to name a few of the biggies that have graced the stage at this beautiful, well-designed and accessible theater. Wheelchair friendly, the theater also offers hearing-impaired bookings so everyone can enjoy a night out.

Nearby restaurants offer theatergoers pre-event or post-event dining, with the restaurants surrounding the theater district offering a variety of menu offers. Sidney’s Lyric Theatre is a part of ‘The Star’, known as Sydney’s newest entertainment destination.  The Star District offers a variety of hotels, restaurants, functions and events.

The Lyric Theatre can seat just over 2,000 attendees, and since its opening in 1997 has hosted memorable events at their location. Owned by the Foundation Entertainment Group, the theater offers the latest in acoustics, design, and seating so that everyone gets a good view, regardless of ticket price. The Lyric Theatre offers a Club Lyric  Membership, a variety of functions as well as hospitality services and program packages.

The Lyric Theatre is a perfect location for events, with gorgeous views of Sydney’s skyline and Darling Harbour. The Harbour Bridge offers visitors a memorable and historic location for media or corporate events.  Function spaces offer options, including use of the Lyric Lounge, with a capacity of 40, to the Dress Circle Balcony, with a cocktail capacity of 100. The Dress Circle Foyer offers a larger area, with a capacity of up to 180. Whether you want to see a play, a rock show, or host your own event at the Lyric Theatre, check it out.