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Lyric Theater

The Lyric theater in downtown Stuart Florida was built in 1925 as a silent movie house and was operated until the depression when it was closed and eventually sold. Over the next 50 years it was bought and sold to various concerns and used in a variety of manners. In 1978 the theater was purchased by a non-denominational church and was used for their weekly services until they built a new facility, and no longer needed the structure in downtown Stuart.

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Lyric Theater

The Lyric Theater in Stuart, FL

Since 1987, the Lyric Theater in Stuart has hosted a variety of events, ranging from classical theater to rock and country bands, orchestra and jazz concerts, dance recital and school programs, as well as movies. It has also hosted charity fund raisers, civic presentations, and individuals who rent the facility.

The Lyric Theater seats 500 and has a 22’X30’ stage and features whisper-perfect acoustics. It has a balcony, spacious lobby and entrances on two downtown streets. As of October 1997, over $1.5 million in state and local dollars have provided exciting enhancements to the historic theatre, including structural repairs new air conditioning, remodeled and improved backstage and dressing areas, new restrooms and office space.

The Lyric Theater has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. This grand old theater represents a colorful history in our community as a central gathering place for young and old alike.

Lyric Theater Star

Stars on the sidewalk outside the Lyric Theater

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