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Lyric Theatre Belfast

04 November 2011

Lyric Theatre wins brick award

The new Lyric Theatre by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects, overlooking the River Lagan in Belfast, has won this year’s award for the Best Public Building category at the 2011 Brick Awards and went...

02 May 2011

Lyric Theatre sets scene for new Belfast

Belfast’s imposing Lagan river-fronted, reinstated Lyric Theatre was officially opened last night with playwright Brian Friel offering what he called “secular prayers” that it would become a “warm house, a welcoming house” and...

17 April 2011

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

I didn’t think buildings were made like this any more. Some architects win a competition with a design that responds to purpose and place and makes of them a thing of three dimensions,...

08 January 2011

A dramatic crucible takes shape

On a bright September morning in 2009 motorists and pedestrians progressing down Ridgeway Street in Belfast could be excused for doing double takes at the unusual sight of a well-dressed group of people...

26 February 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Antrim – Lyric Theatre

Architect: NJBA A+U

26 February 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Antrim – Lyric Theatre

Architect: Gordon Murray + Alan Dunlop Architects

25 April 2008

O’Donnell & Tuomey’s Lyric gets permission in Belfast

Belfast City Council has granted planning permission for O’Donnell & Tuomey’s Lyric Theatre. The 4,300sq.m building, which the practice won in a 2003 competition, will be clad in Belfast brick and will house...