Lyric Theatre

New York, NY

Performance History

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The Lyric Theatre, located on 42nd Street in New York City, is a prominent Broadway theater that has been entertaining audiences since its opening in 1998. It is part of the larger Hilton Theatre complex, which includes the historic Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The Lyric Theatre boasts a large seating capacity, making it one of the largest theaters on Broadway. With its modern design and state-of-the-art facilities, the theater provides an immersive and comfortable experience for theatergoers. The venue features excellent acoustics and sightlines, ensuring that every seat in the house offers a great view of the stage. Over the years, the Lyric Theatre has been home to a variety of successful Broadway productions, including popular musicals like "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," and "Moulin Rouge! The Musical." These productions have showcased the talent of renowned actors, singers, and dancers, and have captivated audiences with their spectacular sets, costumes, and performances. The Lyric Theatre's prime location in the heart of Times Square makes it easily accessible for both locals and tourists, and its impressive lineup of shows ensures that there is always something exciting happening on its stage.}


Venue Info

Built: 1998
Venue Status: year not entered yet
Demolished: year not entered yet
Seating Capacity: 1839

Location Info

213 West 42nd St.
New York, NY
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Other Names

  • Lyric Theatre (2014)
  • Foxwoods Theatre (2010)
  • Hilton Theatre (2005)
  • Ford Center for the Performing Arts (1998)

Trivia & History

The structure encompasses the space that the Apollo and Lyric occupied. The Apollo was completely demolished and the Lyric was demolished with the exception of its 42nd Street facade, which still stands as part of the new building. Architectural elements from both theatres were incorporated into the new structure.

Originally named for the Ford Motor Company, which put up a significant amount of the construction costs.

Renamed in 2010 for the Foxwoods Resort Casino.


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