The Pirates of Penzance at Lyric Music Theater — Photo courtesy of Lyric Music TheaterThis small, tight knit stage production company goes to great lengths to present highly professional, memorable and always enjoyable fare for audiences. This year, Lyric has expanded its offerings to include a captivating schedule of dramas and comedies, as well. Recent productions have included Thoroughly Modern Millie, Meet Me In St.Louis, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.
Lyric actors at rehearsals — Photo courtesy of Lyric Music TheaterMost seasons are taken with plays that are favorites in the theater world and suitable for families. Each presentation features actors who are thoroughly committed to their craft. There is considerable lead time prior to opening nights to ensure that actors and directors get it right regarding stage portrayals. Combine their earnestness with outstanding lighting, props and stage design and you have first rate theater right in the heart of metropolitan Portland. And all of this is available at a fraction of Broadway prices. Support staff also earn high marks for their attention to customer service, as well as helping to promote a comfortable, friendly atmosphere within the playhouse. No wonder that Lyric Music Theater is at the top of the list for attractions among many locals and visitors to Portland alike.