Lyric Theatre seating plan

Lyric Theatre seating plan

Lyric Theatre Seating Plan

The Lyric Theatre has a capacity of 887 seats, including 356 seats in the Stalls, 148 seats in the Dress Circle, 178 seats in the Upper Circle and 205 seats in the Balcony. Use our interactive seating plan to view 404 seat reviews and 148 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

Stalls O2
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Joe3062 5”8, 39 reviews, 5 helpful votes
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Lyric Theatre O2 view from seat photo

Great seat but i had a tall person in front, but i coped with it. Great seat due to being right near the exit so got to the toilet quickly without queuing up. Legroom was fine, good view of actors but was just the case of a tall person in front.... More

Saw Thriller Live Thriller Live on 05 August 2018

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Stalls O3
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Queenie 5'2, 61 reviews, 34 helpful votes
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Lyric Theatre O3 view from seat photo

Although sold as 'restricted view' due to a pillar directly in front I didn't find the pillar to be a big distraction once you got your position. It was a decent view, could see almost all the stage apart from a slight right side section due to the p... More

Saw Thriller Live Thriller Live on 05 August 2018

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Stalls E12
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emilydiver 5"0, 209 reviews, 14 helpful votes
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Lyric Theatre E12 view from seat photo

The is an excellent seat, very near the front so facial expressions are clearly visible and you are easily audible for the audience participation in Showstopper! You are also far enough back that you can take in the whole stage. The leg room is somew... More

Saw Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Showstopper! The Improvised Musical on 11 June 2018

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