The Lyric Theatre Has It All
If you happen to be visiting Sydney, Australia, or you’re lucky enough to live there or in a surrounding community, don’t forego the opportunity to visit the Lyric Theatre. The Lyric Theatre is Australia’s most talked about “newbie” located in New South Wales. The Lyric Theatre is seats just over 2,000 guests in a relatively new (the theater opened in 1997) venue for a variety of performance including live theater, concerts, and musicals.
One of the first individuals to perform in Australia’s Lyric Theatre was Michael Crawford, made famous for his role as the Phantom in the stage play, “Phantom of the Opera.” In 2012, two very popular productions entertained visitors at the Lyric; Legally Blonde – the Musical, and the world premiere of an Officer and a Gentleman. In recent years, the theater has also provided a temporary home to productions that starred Kevin Spacey (Richard III), Stevie Wonder Live, the world premiere of Dr. Zhivago, and an edition of the play “Annie.”
Some of the most famous productions that have come out of the Lyric Theatre include Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Cats, Mamma Mia!, and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Whether you want to see a musical or a rock concert, the Lyric Theatre has provided one of the most luxurious yet affordable venues in this part of Australia. The theater is located just 2 km southwest of downtown Sydney, and is located very close to Darling Harbour. The area used to be quite industrialized, but today it has undergone redevelopment with private residences and office buildings.
The Lyric Theatre is a perfect location, nestled in the Star City Complex. The interior of the theater is not only beautiful, but provides the best in acoustics. The theater also takes pride on its ability to cater to all its clients, and is a wheelchair-friendly, offering disabled parking bays near car park entrances. Seating at Lyric Theatre offers a variety of options, whether you’re watching an opera, a ballet, or a rock concert. Every seat in the house is a good seat, and thanks to its acoustics, visitors never have trouble hearing or seeing anything that occurs on stage.
The next time you’re in Sydney, put the Lyric Theatre on your list of things to do. No matter what’s on the bill, you’re sure to enjoy the performance on stage as well as the gorgeous and comfortable atmosphere and ambiance of one of Australia’s most beautiful theaters.