• 1
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/theatre-2.jpg
    Lyric Win 4 Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards
    Northern Irish theatre was celebrating last night as the Lyric took four of the available 12 judges' awards at the annual Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards in Dublin.
  • 2
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/aud-2.jpg
    Watch our audience reaction vox pops
    Hear what audiences are saying about Owen McCafferty​'s Death of a Comedian

    'Owen McCafferty's most accomplished work to date' - ★★★★ Belfast Telegraph​
  • 3
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/img-0052.JPG
    Spring/Summer 2015
    The very best of local writing, production and performance talent - from the return of much loved Belfast playwrights to exciting new work, contemporary and traditional music. Our new season has something for everyone.
  • 4
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/season-ticket-showreel-2-1.jpg
    Have you got yours?
    Become a Lyric season ticket holder and enjoy up to 50% off tickets!
  • 5
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/review-image.jpg
    See how we've been doing...
    Read the recent two year review of the theatre's activities online now.

THE WORLD PREMIERE OF DEATH OF A COMEDIAN

The Lyric Theatre proudly presents the World Premiere of this new play by one of our country’s greatest playwright’s, Owen McCafferty -- author of the award-winning Quietly and Scenes from the Big Picture.

Death of a Comedian is a powerful new play exploring the highs and lows of the comedy world. Directed by Soho Theatre Artistic Director Steve Marmion in an exciting collaboration between Soho Theatre, the Lyric Theatre Belfast and Abbey Theatre Dublin.

FIND OUT MORE

VIEW THE TRAILER

DOWNLOAD OUR SEATING PLAN HERE

VIEW OUR SEASON BROCHURE HERE

Our Funders

The Lyric is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern
Ireland and Belfast City Council.

Read More
Arts Council of Northern Ireland Belfast City Council

Photo Gallery

  • L-R: Shaun Dingwall, Owen McCafferty, Steve Marmion, Brian Doherty, Katie McGuinness
  • L-R: Fiach Mac Conghail and Lara Hickey (Abbey Theatre)
  • L-R: Steve Marmion, Lara Hickey, Jimmy Fay, Katie McGuinness
  • L-R:Stephen Rea, Jimmy Fay, Steve Marmion, Owen McCafferty, Fiach Mac Conghail
  • Paul Mallon on the set of Pentecost
  • Paul Mallon as Lenny in Pentecost
  • Judith Roddy as Marian in Pentecost
  • Judith Roddy and Carol Moore in Pentecost
  • Owen McCafferty outside the Lyric
  • Jimmy Fay, Owen McCafferty and Patrick O'Kane
  • Owen McCafferty and Patrick O'Kane
  • Paula McCafferty with her father Owen

Video Gallery

Lyric News

Lyric Blog