Lyric Theatre

Opened in 1998

214 W. 43rd Street
New York, NY

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

Theater History

The Lyric Theatre opened in 1998 and is operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG). It was built by combining two prior theaters, the Lyric Theatre and the Apollo Theatre, and it is currently home to the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Recent productions include On the Town, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, Young Frankenstein, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Ragtime.



Reserve a spot using SpotHero: https://spothero.com


Men's and women's restrooms are located in the Dress Circle.

Coat Check

Coat check is available.


Where is the stage door?

To the left as you exit the 43rd Street entrance.


Casablanca Hotel, 147 W. 43rd Street. For other hotel recommendations, read our article on the Best Hotels Near Broadway!



Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Winner of 6 Tony Awards including Best Play, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is set 19 years after Harry, Ron and Hermione saved the wizarding world. Now they’re back on a most extraordinary new adventure – this time, joined by a brave new generation that has only just arrived at the legendary Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Prepare for spectacular spells, a mind-blowing race through time, and an epic battle to stop mysterious forces, all while the future hangs in the balance.


Best Seats in the House

The best views will be in the center orchestra and front mezzanine, but there are very few bad seats in this theater.

Number of Seats

1256 seats

Preview Seat View


Is there wheelchair accessible seating available?

ADA loactions are available in Orchestra and Dress Circle levels, with elevator access to both.

Is there a wheelchair accessible restroom available?

Yes, accessible restrooms are located in the Dress Circle lobby.

Are there assistive devices available?

The Lyric Theatre is pleased to offer GalaPro, an app for on-demand captioning and audio description that you can use on your personal smartphone device. GalaPro makes theatre accessible for patrons who are hearing or sight impaired, or just don’t want to miss a word of the show. In addition to GalaPro, assistive listening devices are available for hearing-impaired guests.


When to arrive: Doors open roughly a half hour before showtime. Give yourself plenty of time to pick up tickets and find your seats. What to wear: Whatever makes you comfortable! Some people dress up for the theater, but there is no official dress code. Children under 4 are not permitted in the theater.

BestBroadwayMusicals.com is an independent website. Content published on this site may be authored by individual contributors whose views may not necessarily reflect the views of BestBroadwayMusicals.com or any other organization. We may receive commissions on purchases you make through links published on our website. Click here to review our disclosures page for more information.