Lyric Theatre, London

Seating plan

Lyric Theatre seating plan

Lyric Theatre Seating Plan

The Lyric Theatre has a capacity of 889 seats, including 357 seats in the Stalls, 149 seats in the Dress Circle, 178 seats in the Upper Circle and 205 seats in the Balcony. Use our interactive seating plan to view 748 seat reviews and 267 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Lyric Theatre is the oldest surviving theatre on the famous Shaftesbury Avenue and is decorated in an ornate Renaissance design. With a seating capacity of 967, the theatre is split across four levels and has housed Michael Jackson's tribute show Thriller Live! since 2008.

There are restricted views in certain areas of the auditorium due to the placement of support pillars, which can result in major viewing obstructions. The rows curve into a horseshoe shape, which can cause seats at the ends of rows to suffer from a side-angle view of the stage.

Good value seats

Due to the shape of the auditorium and the number of pillars in the Lyric Theatre there are several restricted view seats at lower cost, which could be good for those looking to view the show on a budget - especially if they have seen the show before. Seats surrounding premium seats in the Stalls offer a very similar view for around £20 less!

Premium seats

Premium seats are located in the centre of the Stalls in rows F-J. These seats have the best view overall view of the stage, which is reflected in ticket pricing. Alternatively, seats in the front and centre of the Dress Circle can offer a great view!

Recent seat reviews

Upper Circle A31
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alexandertaylor-mccall 5"9, 13 reviews
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Lyric Theatre Upper Circle A31 view from seat photo

Fantastic central view of the entire stage. Only downside is the legroom is quite restrictive. I’m 5’9’’ and found it just about manageable so I would avoid if you’re taller. The seats were pretty standard not uncomfortable but nothing to shout home about.... More

Saw Thriller Live Thriller Live on 20 June 2019

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Dress Circle A6
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leylademirel 4.11, 132 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Lyric Theatre Dress Circle A6 view from seat photo

Plenty of legroom for me, however I am 4 ft 11. Plenty of room to put my bag and have my legs. Chair was comfortable. Could see perfectly. It looks like there’s a barrier in the photo, and there is, but you can see over it and it doesn’t restrict the... More

Saw Thriller Live Thriller Live on 25 June 2019

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Dress Circle G3
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pamelalizzethr 1 reviews
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Lyric Theatre Dress Circle G3 view from seat photo

It was a great sit not the better , the visibility was a little disturbed by the other audience in the infront seats but a great sound The size of the Teather helps a lot because it allowes you to see from every part of the stage More

Saw Thriller Live Thriller Live on 16 April 2019

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