Atlanta Lyric Theatre is the metro area's only local professional musical theatre company, each season performing two mainstage productions at the Robert Ferst Center for the Arts, accompanied by a full union orchestra, and performing four additional productions at The Byers Studio Theatre at The Lyric. Atlanta Lyric Theatre also utilizes Atlanta's own professional talent in all its productions.
Atlanta Lyric Theatre has been in residence at the Robert Ferst Center for the Arts on the campus of Georgia Tech for the last fifteen seasons. In addition, the company also performs in The Byers Studio Theatre at The Lyric, located at 1705 Commerce Drive NW, Atlanta. All Atlanta Lyric Theatre tickets are sold through the Ferst Center Box Office at 404-894-9600.
The Lyric is funded in part by the Fulton County Commission through a grant from the Fulton County Arts Council, and through the Georgia Council for the Arts, through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. The Council is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. The Lyric is a member of the Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts.