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Sydney Lyric Theatre

Pirrama Road | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9509 3600
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Good theatre in great a complex

The Lyric Theatre is part of The Star casino complex and holds approximately 2,000 people. What... read more

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Tiziana D
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Sydney, Australia
Watch your toes!

A not too big theatre, situated inside the Star Casino, where we went to watch The Book of Mormon... read more

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Sydney Lyric is the place to experience musicals, theatre, concerts & live entertainment.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Pirrama Road | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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Reviewed today

The Lyric Theatre is part of The Star casino complex and holds approximately 2,000 people. What makes this theatre attractive is that there are numerous eateries in the complex including 3 restaurants to eat at, before or after a show. If you are interested in...More

Thank Tiziana D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A not too big theatre, situated inside the Star Casino, where we went to watch The Book of Mormon. The downside is that the seat rows are extremely narrow, meaning you have to stand up and sit down every time someone wants to leave/join your...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The show was brilliant and so funny. We sat in Row L in the middle of the stalls and had a great view. The theatre is easy to access and just over the Pymont bridge for anyone in the CBD who wants to walk across...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great arvo at the Sunday Matinee of The Book of Morman. Such a good play in a great facility which was super comfy. Loved it.

Thank Shaun T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went tonight to see the book of mormans, waited over 5 mins for the women’s toilets, bought 1 glass of wine and a rum and coke and the price was $36!!!!! Just a tad overpriced!More

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TheatreManagement, General Manager at Sydney Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the theatre on your visit. Our bar prices are regularly checked against other CBD bars and theatres and our research shows that our prices are competitive. With a range of product from local beers to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Lyric Theatre to see The Book of Mormon. The show itself was brilliant but the facility is now well and truely outdated. The tiny bathrooms are a joke and the drink prices compared with other theatres around Australia are hideously expensive....More

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TheatreManagement, General Manager at Sydney Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the theatre on your visit. We have recently completed an $18m refurbishment of the auditorium and foyers to ensure that patrons enjoy their experience with us. In relation to toilet facilities, our cubicles are of...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

They have placed extra seats infront of Row R towards the middle. It is very difficult to see over the people sitting in front of you.

Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Had the Sydney Opera House visit planned for months, but after arriving in the city decided to add an evening at the Sydney Lyric. What a pleasant experience! Carole King's Beautiful was playing and it was a great show in a superior venue, outshining the...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Have lost count as to how many shows I have seen here. It is not a huge theatre but serves well for its purpose. I have never had a bad seat whether in the stalls or dress circle. Easy parking and options for dining pre...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful architected theatre with a colourful modern stage. Comforable seating. Entry foyer is well thought out with more than adequate number of bars to cater for the intermission rush.

Thank steve g
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Lucinda D
1 March 2018|
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Hi Lucinda. We do not serve coffee as hot beverages are not allowed into the auditorium, but there is a cafe court located right outside where you can enjoy a coffee before the show. We sell sandwiches and small cheese... More
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Luluze
30 January 2018|
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Hi there. Are slides thongs/flip-flops? We don't enforce a dress code but just be aware with a lot of people attending you might be more comfortable is more secure shoes. :)
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Tinopai74
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
I was about 6 rows from the front I found the seat very good
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