Venue Rental

The Lyric Hyperion is a venue run by artists for artists who are focused on creating new works as well as nurturing and growing community in our space and our performances. We provide numerous house shows, weekly & monthly as well as full productions we create through the year. The space can be rented out for events, shows, and community gatherings. 

The Space

Our main venue, a black box theatre, can be easily rearranged for both large and more intimate shows or events, and has the following perks:

For Producers

  • Lighting/Set designer recommendations

  • Online Ticketing And Will Call

  • Stage managers and board operations for hire

  • Equipment instruction

  • Full café & bar 

For Crew

  • Lighting Console: ETC SmartFade 1248 DMX (48 channel, fully programmable stack)

  • ETC SmartPack Dimmers, 1000W each

  • LED Lighting + Theatrical Stage Lighting Options

  • Sound Mixer: Mackie ProFX12v2 - 6 channels with FX & mic inputs

  • Full onstage PA system with two speakers and up to 5 mics

For Performers

  • Black box theatre: 33'x 25'

  • Stage area: averages about 18' x 20,' depending on seating plan

  • Roomy backstage greenroom: great for alternate rehearsal space

Rates & Accomodation

We love to make events happen, and can accommodate any special event - from classes, rehearsals, to full-blown productions and beyond.


Venue rental rates vary based on show type, time, and special accommodations. Basic rental rates do not include crew but can be added to your rental at a negotiable rate. Lobby and patio can be closed to the public for private parties. 

A $75 DEPOSIT is required with all rentals to hold your spot and will be applied to your rental fee. This deposit covers negligent use of theatre equipment, performer no-show, or going over your time slot.

Please get in touch with or fill out the rental inquiry for a custom quote for your event and to schedule a walkthrough.

Please review our Code of Conduct.



Rental Types

  • Standard Show (90 minute slot, start time: 8pm)

  • Late Night Show (90+ minute slot, start time: 10/10:30pm)

  • Full Play

  • Parties/Events  

  • Rehearsal

  • Daytime Film & TV Shoots

  • Recurring events 

  • Have something else? We're game! 

Event Promotion

You promote your event, but we're happy to help out how we can. Give us at least 3-4 days before your events and use the following key tips:

  • Please use our correct name: The Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe 

  • For details and ticket sales: refer people to our website,

  • Include our logo on your promotional materials: download the logo here

  • Send a JPG of your show flyer to, and we’ll post it in our on our calendar.

  • Send us your facebook event and/or ticket link so that we can share on our facebook page and instagram.

  • Drop off 3 color flyers, 8.5″ square or smaller, and we'll put them up. If you make postcards we'll put them in our postcard rack.

Other important information

Food & Drink

Outside food or drink is not permitted anywhere on the premises without special arrangement and fee. All renters are responsible for their students, cast and/or audience following this rule! Our café offers a full menu every day, and excellent event-catering options priced for all budget levels, including greenroom specials for cast & crew. Please contact café staff with a week’s notice to plan catering for your event.


Ride Share services are always recommended. Street Parking is available on Hyperion Ave as well as Griffith Park Blvd. No parking on Lyric Ave.

Get in touch


Rental inquiries:
Technical inquiries:
Calendar availabilities: click here