The Lyric Theatre , also known as the Lyric Hammersmith , is a theatre in King Street, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham , which takes pride in its original, "groundbreaking" productions.
Success as an entertainment venue led it to be rebuilt and enlarged on the same site twice, firstly in and then in by the English theatrical architect Frank Matcham.
In the theatre was due to be closed and demolished. However, a successful campaign to save it led to the auditorium being dismantled and reinstalled piece by piece within a modern shell on its current site on King Street a short distance from the former Bradmore Grove location.
The relocated theatre opened in It has two main performance areas: the Main House , a seat 19th-century auditorium maintaining the original design which hosts its main productions; and the seat Studio , which houses smaller productions by up-and-coming companies. The Lyric has recently gone through a major redevelopment project, with new facilities for young people and the local community completed in , designed by Rick Mather Architects  and was nominated in the 'community benefit' and 'tourism and leisure' categories at the RICS Awards , London.
Source: the Lyric official website .
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