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About Us

Built over the foundations of the original Lyric (1903; 1,261 seats) and Apollo (1920; 1,194 seats) Theatres, today’s Lyric Theatre combines architectural preservation with state-of-the-art construction and technology. The spirit and character of New York’s grandest historic theatres have been maintained and united with the technical amenities of a modern facility.

The Lyric Theatre underwent a complete redesign and transformation for the North American premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened on April 22, 2018!

About ATG

Founded in 1992, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the world’s number one live-theater company with close to 50 venues in Britain, North America and Germany. ATG is also an internationally-recognized, award-winning theater producer with productions in the West End and on Broadway, and touring productions in the U.K., North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. ATG is also the market leader in theater ticketing services through ATG Tickets, LOVETheatre and Group Line.

On Broadway, ATG operates the newly-refurbished Lyric Theatre, home to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and the oldest theater on Broadway, the recently restored Hudson. ATG also owns and operates the Saenger and Mahalia Jackson theaters in New Orleans, the Majestic and Empire theaters in San Antonio and the magnificent Kings Theatre in Brooklyn. The most recent addition to ATG North America’s portfolio is the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston, reopening with the pre-­Broadway world premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

ATG’s most recent producing credits in the U.S. include Sunday in the Park with George and Lincoln Center Theater’s The King and I; and in the U.K. King Lear starring Ian McKellen, Oslo, Glengarry Glen Ross and The Spoils.