Venue policies may differ from event to event, so please check individual event pages for specific details prior to attending. Below are some helpful tips to help you enjoy your visit. 

Prohibited Items

For your safety, all guests and their bags are subject to inspection before entry. The following items are prohibited:

  • Oversized bags (maximum size allowed is 6" x 8" x 2")
  • Backpacks
  • Boxes
  • Outside food items
  • Outside beverage items
  • Cans, bottles, coolers, or similar containers
  • Video cameras
  • Audio recorders
  • Laser pens or laser products
  • Noisemaking devices (horns, whistles, etc)
  • Projectiles (frisbees, beach balls, etc)
  • Banners or signs
  • Stickers
  • Skateboards, skates, or scooters
  • Firearms or weapons of any kind
  • Sticks or poles
  • Umbrellas with pointed ends (blunt end umbrellas are okay)
  • Illegal drugs or substances
  • Fireworks or other incendiary devices
  • Strollers (must remain in the lobby)
  • Any other item deemed unacceptable by Lyric management, performing Artists, or promoters

Lyric management reserves the right to make the final determination toward additional prohibited items. The Lyric is not responsible for lost or left items, stolen items, or damaged items. Possession of prohibited items is grounds for ejection from the property. Items confiscated at entry will not be returned.

Bag Policy

No non-clear bags larger than 6"×8"×2"



Wristlets or wallets

6"×8"×2" or smaller

Clear bags up to 12"×12"×6"

Clear, one (1) gallon plastic resealable storage bag


Lockers are available during certain events. Please check the event page closer to your date to see if they will be available that night!

Ticket Fees

Avoid Ticketmaster fees and purchase tickets in person at the Lyric Box Office! Only a $4.50 facility fee applies to all tickets purchased in person.

Mobile Tickets

Before arriving at your event, please download the Ticketmaster app on your mobile device and locate your tickets in your account. Save your tickets in your mobile wallet on your phone before arriving at the venue. Upon arrival, you will pull up your tickets from your mobile wallet, present them to the ticket scanner who will scan the barcode, and you’re in.

Lost & Found

If you realize you’ve lost an item while still in the building, please inquire with Security for assistance locating the item. If you discover you’ve lost an item after you’ve left the building, please call 410-900-1165.  The Lyric assumes no responsibility for lost items.

What are the Box Office Hours?

The Lyric box office is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4pm. For shows that occur on a Saturday or Sunday, the box office will open three (3) hours prior to showtime.

What is The Lyric?

The Lyric is a non-profit performing arts center and live entertainment venue in Baltimore.

Where is The Lyric Located?

The Lyric is located in Baltimore's historic Mount Vernon Neighborhood. The venue is nestled between the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and the University of Baltimore (UB).

Address: 140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore MD 21201

Who Owns the Venue?

The Lyric Foundation owns the venue.

How Do I Rent The Lyric For A Private Event?

To inquire about renting the venue, please fill out the the form found here.

What kind of Accessibility Services does the Lyric Offer?

The Lyric strives to make the theatre experience enjoyable and comfortable for all guests. When purchasing your tickets, please notify the box office of any accessibility requirements you may have. The Lyric offers a variety of accessibility services: ramp, wheelchair, assistive listening devices, sign language interpretation and low vision accessibility, upon request.

To purchase accessible seats, please email

May I Choose My Exact Seat Location?

You may choose your exact seat location by visiting or visiting the Lyric box office in person. 

Are There Other Places Where I Can Purchase Lyric Tickets?

The Lyric box office and are the only official ticket outlets, unless specifically noted on the event page. Make sure to protect yourself from potential ticket scams by ensuring that you are on on your browser.

Do You Offer Group Discounts?

Yes. Groups enjoy special benefits, and group discounts may be offered for select shows. Please call 410-900-1150 or email for more information and to make reservations.

Do Children Need Tickets to Enter The Lyric?

Once a child has reached their first (1st) birthday, they must have a ticket and a seat. For specific questions, please call the box office at 410-900-1150.

How Do I Get on The Lyric's Mailing List?

You can sign up for the Lyric's mailing list here.

Does The Lyric Offer Concessions?

The Lyric concessions are open on show days. We offer Coca-Cola products, bottled water, juice and coffee. We also offer a full liquor bar, beer and wine. Snacks offered include hot dogs, burgers, chips, pretzels, candy and other assorted items.

Are Beverages Allowed in the Theater?

Yes, beverages are allowed in the theater.