The Lyric Theater, located in historic downtown Stuart, is host to plays, musicals, and also showcases big name talent. Built in the 1920s as a silent movie house, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This grand old theatre represents a colorful history in the community as a central gathering place for young and old alike. The Lyric Theatre seats 500 and features whisper-perfect acoustics. It is host to a variety of events, ranging from classical theatre to rock and country bands, orchestra and jazz concerts, dance recitals, and school programs, as well as movies.