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 326 seat reviews and 109 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 A29
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u2fancat 5'6'', 37 reviews
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Lyric Theatre A29 view from seat photo

Comfy seat, decent legroom. The rail for the level obscured some of the view, but leaning forward slightly countered that. The brass rail on top was a bit more annoying, but it was still a good view, not too high up.... More

Saw Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Showstopper! The Improvised Musical on 19 February 2018

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Stalls K17
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rikkiONshow 178cm, 120 reviews, 2 helpful votes
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Lyric Theatre K17 view from seat photo

Comfortable seats with good leg room. You get a nice clear view of the stage from here and are slightly off-centre but still won't miss anything. Odd chance of some heads being in the way though. Overall, would recommend sitting here!... More

Saw The Gruffalo's Child The Gruffalo's Child on 03 December 2017

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Stalls H14
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rhiev 5' 6", 163 reviews, 13 helpful votes
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Lyric Theatre H14 view from seat photo

This is a good seat in the centre of the Stalls. There is no central aisle so you may have people clambering past you to get to the seats on the other side. The theatre does not provide booster cushions so if you have a small child you'll need to mak... More

Saw The Gruffalo's Child The Gruffalo's Child on 25 November 2017

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