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Sydney Lyric Theatre

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Address: Pirrama Road | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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Sydney Lyric is the place to experience musicals, theatre, concerts &...

Sydney Lyric is the place to experience musicals, theatre, concerts & live entertainment.

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Loved Ladies in Black

Attended this super musical at the end of its season and was absolutely delighted by all facets of the performance.I understand the theatre is being upgraded and it does need... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2017
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic production in every respect of Ladies in Black. One of the most enjoyable shows of late. The Lyric Theatre, however, falls short in many ways of providing a completely enjoyable experience. This is partly due to the Casino design having to battle through an abominable food court immediately outside the foyer. Champagne poured from flute to plastic schooner to... More 

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TheatreManagement, General Manager at Sydney Lyric Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Sydney Lyric Theatre. We are glad you enjoyed Ladies in Black and thank you for your visit. While part of the same complex, the Sydney Lyric is independent from The Star. You can actually avoid the food court easily and enter the theatre via the Pirrama Road (waterfront) entrance. The interval for Ladies... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Attended this super musical at the end of its season and was absolutely delighted by all facets of the performance.I understand the theatre is being upgraded and it does need it.My seat was not very comfortable and a bit low down.We were in row C which gave us a good view but the slightly higher seats in say F probably... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I had the worst seats possible because booked late for Ladies in Black which was brilliant. Upside was that the Dress Circle was close to toilets so with some swift manoeuvring was able to get first in queue at interval and end. Other plus side was close to bar so able to get immediate service on champagnes at interval. And... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Oh my goodness. Got tickets for Xmas and was skeptical. But it was great! From the first song to the last it was spellbinding. Had me both laughing out loud and crying at different times. It was nice the Theatre was overly booked but in the dress circle it was hot. 26C inside a theatre is too hot for me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We went and saw ladies in black and were extremely happy with it . It was one of the best shows that we have seen . We had seats in row A in the stalls and were so happy. Highly recommend this show .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Opening night and I must say it was really very good. It is an excellent production and actors. I did not come away humming any song other than the song that conveys one of the major themes " All Men are Bastards". There is great humour and a lot of remembering old time particularly the ladies fashion retailing. Go and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This spectacle is part of Sydney Festival and is a good piece of theatre to see.I am not at all a fan of musicals but because we did win these tickets I was able to see it without any misgivings and I was quite pleased ! The music was good , the acting and the costumes were very nice !... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This show about the life of Bobby Darren is an absolute sensation. Worth every cent for the trip from Brisbane.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Shocked at how bad this was, no orchestra they played a CD on crap speakers which was grating and it was hot and stuffy, the seats we chose looked ok online but in reality they were terrible and we could only see 3/4 of the stage! They kept letting latecomers in as well so we couldn't even see much for... More 

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TheatreManagement, General Manager at Sydney Lyric Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about recent experience at the Sydney Lyric. I am sorry that your visit to our theatre on this occasion was so disappointing for you and your husband. Many of our patrons have really enjoyed seeing the ballet here, some for the very first time. The ballets being presented by St Petersburg Ballet Theatre are intended to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a superb venue to see a live show; and it usually presents really good ones. However, it is placed within a casino complex, which may be a good or a bad thing for you. Be prepared to be mingling with a majority who are not going to the theatre.

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