Theatre events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Theatre events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Summer Holiday
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Summer Holiday

19th June 2018 - 23rd June 2018
The Hit 1960's film starring Cliff Richard is now a feel-good stage musical and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in June.
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Kevin and Karen Dance: The Live Tour 2018
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Kevin and Karen Dance: The Live Tour 2018

30th June 2018
Strictly professional dancers Kevin and Karen Clifton bring their brand new show to the Usher Hall on 30th June.
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Summer Holiday

Summer Holiday

19th June 2018 - 23rd June 2018
The Hit 1960's film starring Cliff Richard is now a feel-good stage musical and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in June. Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

21st June 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
Flamenco Live Student Spectacular

Flamenco Live Student Spectacular

23rd June 2018
Alba Flamenca takes the stage at Churchill Theatre on Saturday 23rd June for the annual end-of-year show. Read more
Midsummer at the Castle: A Marriage

Midsummer at the Castle: A Marriage

24th June 2018
Edinburgh Living History's promenade play 'A Marriage' is back due to popular demand in the beautiful grounds of Lauriston Castle. Read more
Rock And Roll Revolution

Rock And Roll Revolution

27th June 2018
The Bluejays (Winners of the National Vintage Award for 'Best Band') present an electrifying and authentic tribute to the era when music changed the world forever. Read more
Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

27th June 2018
Join Stephen Frost and his ‘celebrity’ players as they act out a fabulously funny murder mystery and you, the audience, have to work out - who done it? Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

28th June 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
Kevin and Karen Dance: The Live Tour 2018

Kevin and Karen Dance: The Live Tour 2018

30th June 2018
Strictly professional dancers Kevin and Karen Clifton bring their brand new show to the Usher Hall on 30th June. Read more
Peppa Pig’s Adventure

Peppa Pig’s Adventure

30th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Peppa Pig, George and friends are back at the King's Theatre with a brand new live stage show - Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Read more
Through the Decades with Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

Through the Decades with Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

30th June 2018
Darren Page and Marc Robinson join forces to bring you a two hour uplifting show with all the Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly hits. Read more
An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical

An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical

2nd July 2018 - 7th July 2018
The UK tour of An Officer and a Gentleman – The Musical will be coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in July '18. Read more
Edinburgh Magic Show

Edinburgh Magic Show

5th July 2018
The Edinburgh Magic Show storms into the city centre on the first Thursday of each month and you can catch it at Lulu, George Street. Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

5th July 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
A Night of Dirty Dancing

A Night of Dirty Dancing

6th July 2018
Join our "All Singing, All Dancing" Boy & Girl tribute show at the Village Hotel Edinburgh on 6th July! Read more
Flamenco Live Noche

Flamenco Live Noche

7th July 2018
Don't miss Andres Mellado, well known for having an elegant and powerful style, performing with live flamenco music at Alba Flamenca on 7th July. Read more
The Band

The Band

10th July 2018 - 14th July 2018
Brand new British musical, The Band, featuring the songs of Take That comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse in 2018. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

12th July 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
Shakespeare at the Castle: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare at the Castle: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

14th July 2018
The Three Inch Fools present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Lauriston Castle on Saturday 14th July. Read more
Shakespeare at the Castle: Hamlet

Shakespeare at the Castle: Hamlet

15th July 2018
The Three Inch Fools are back on 15th July at Lauriston Castle with an inventive take on Shakespeare’s most infamous and iconic play, Hamlet. Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

19th July 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
Frankomime’s Monster

Frankomime’s Monster

21st July 2018
Posturous Productions bring you 'Frankomime’s Monster', a children's show full of scientific rigor (of the "mortis" variety), songs and very, very small crowd scenes. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

26th July 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
PAW Patrol Live!

PAW Patrol Live!

28th July 2018
The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are coming to Edinburgh this Summer! Catch PAW Patrol at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 28th July! Read more
Ulster American

Ulster American

28th July 2018 - 26th August 2018
A confrontational and brutally funny new play by David Ireland (Cyprus Avenue), exploring abuses of power, the confusion of cultural identity and the silencing of the female voice. Read more
VENT.

VENT.

28th July 2018
The Scottish Youth Theatre National Ensemble 2018 presents VENT. at North Edinburgh Arts on 28th July. Read more
Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS at 70

Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS at 70

29th July 2018 - 26th August 2018
Comedian Mark Thomas uses his own demise to explore the state of the NHS and what the future might hold for all of us. Read more
Meek

Meek

31st July 2018 - 26th August 2018
Presented by Headlong in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Meek is a tale which reflects on our own fraught times. Read more
Adulting

Adulting

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Catch award-winning cabaret artist Tash York when she brings her show "Adulting" to the Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Alice Fraser: Ethos

Alice Fraser: Ethos

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Ethos is a silly, funny and smart show that explores what it is to be human and brought to the Fringe by award-winning writer, broadcaster and comedy performer, Alice Fraser. Read more
Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
The musical improv smash hit wonder Baby Wants Candy is back at the Fringe with more brand new, ad-libbed, undefined, exhilarating 55-minute musicals. Read more
Chris Turner: We’re Where We Were

Chris Turner: We’re Where We Were

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Don't miss Manchester lad Chris Turner when he brings his show - We're Where We Were - to the Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Jarred Christmas  ‘Remarkably Average’ Edinburgh Fringe Show

Jarred Christmas  ‘Remarkably Average’ Edinburgh Fringe Show

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Catch Jarred Christmas when he brings his brand-new show ‘Remarkably Average’ to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Read more
Thrones! The Musical Parody

Thrones! The Musical Parody

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The smash-hit must-see show of the Fringe is back, bigger and Lannister-badder than ever with a prime slot in George Square Theatre. Read more
Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
From two co-creators of Thrones! The Musical comes a Harry Potter musical parody that is sure to leave you spellbound. Read more
Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Join 2018 NATYS winner, Ada Campe, for a show about wonderful women, strange encounters and a fairground mystery that occurred on the Welsh coast many moons ago... Read more
Adele Cliff: Sheep

Adele Cliff: Sheep

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Adele Cliff is fast becoming one of the most sought-after acts on the UK circuit and she brings her hotly anticipated debut hour to the Festival Fringe. Read more
CLASS

CLASS

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
A parent-teacher meeting goes very wrong in CLASS – a new play about learning difficulties: in school, in life, wherever. Read more
Coriolanus Vanishes

Coriolanus Vanishes

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Coriolanus Vanishes is a contemporary tragedy exploring how childhood memories can besiege adult relationships. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Midsummer

Edinburgh International Festival: Midsummer

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Enjoy this newly expanded version of David Grieg’s heart-warming and humorous love-letter to Edinburgh, featuring original songs by Ballboy’s Gordon McIntyre. Read more
Edinburgh Magic Show

Edinburgh Magic Show

2nd August 2018
The Edinburgh Magic Show storms into the city centre on the first Thursday of each month and you can catch it at Lulu, George Street. Read more
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Don't miss the legendary show, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, when it returns for its 11th Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
James Hancox: Sports For The Unsporty

James Hancox: Sports For The Unsporty

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
James Hancox has always been rubbish at sports. As a response, he’s invented his own and plans to unveil them to the world, one fringe show at a time, in his debut solo hour. Read more
On the Exhale

On the Exhale

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Martín Zimmerman’s play is a compulsive and visceral examination of American gun violence and directed by double Fringe First award-winner Christopher Haydon. Read more
Pamela’s Palace

Pamela’s Palace

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Interactive Theatre International brings 'Pamela’s Palace', a brilliantly funny and bittersweet comedy, to the Edinburgh Fringe. Read more
Signor Baffo’s Restaurant

Signor Baffo’s Restaurant

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Making its Edinburgh Fringe debut, Interactive Theatre International presents 'Signor Baffo’s Restaurant', an interactive children’s comedy. Read more
The Greatest Play in the History of the World...

The Greatest Play in the History of the World...

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Starring Julie Hesmondhalgh (Coronation Street, Broadchurch), The Greatest Play... is squashed full of exquisite observation and heartbreaking beauty. Read more
The Wedding Reception

The Wedding Reception

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh Fringe: The Wedding Reception - The 5-star show that promises love, honour and disarray and a 3-course meal. Read more
Underground Railroad Game

Underground Railroad Game

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Soho Theatre presents... Underground Railroad Game, an R-rated, kaleidoscopic and fearless comedy, at Traverse Theatre in August. Read more
Cirque Berserk

Cirque Berserk

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk, makes its eagerly anticipated Fringe debut at EICC! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Waiting for Godot

Edinburgh International Festival: Waiting for Godot

3rd August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett’s iconic absurdist play, is brought to life in what has been called its greatest production for 25 years. Read more
Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

3rd August 2018 - 4th August 2018
Radio Forth on the Fringe is one of the ‘must see’ shows of this year’s Edinburgh Festival. See it at Edinburgh Playhouse! Read more
Princess Pumpalot: The Quest for the Purple Super-Farting Bean

Princess Pumpalot: The Quest for the Purple Super-Farting Bean

3rd August 2018 - 14th August 2018
Can Princess Pumpalot and her best friend, Guffy, find the purple super-farting bean and save Wiffyville from Prince Nastavia and the low-flying gnomes? Read more
The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Wonder Women

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Wonder Women

3rd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh West
Uncork the champagne as the country's number 1 touring cabaret show - The Lady Boys of Bangkok celebrate 20 years with their new ‘Wonder Women’ Tour. Read more
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

3rd August 2018 - 25th August 2018
With the world famous Edinburgh Castle as their backdrop, the four corners of the globe will meet; making the 2018 Tattoo (3-25 August) as spectacular as ever. Read more
User Not Found

User Not Found

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh South
It’s the moment of your death. There’s a magic button. Do you delete your entire online legacy? Or do you keep it – and leave the choice for someone else? Read more
What Girls Are Made Of

What Girls Are Made Of

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Performed with a live band, 'What Girls Are Made Of' is the true story of Cora Bissets's journey, celebrating life’s euphoric highs and epic shitstorms. Read more
Funbox: Dinosaur Safari

Funbox: Dinosaur Safari

4th August 2018 - 5th August 2018
Get ready for some Stone Age singalong silliness as Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo go on their most roarsome adventure yet - Dinosaur Safari at Howden Park Centre! Read more
Out of Leftfield

Out of Leftfield

4th August 2018 - 17th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Join investigative reporter Stuart Doublehorn and fine out what is going on in the small town of Leftfield! Part of PBH Free Fringe. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: The Barber of Seville

Edinburgh International Festival: The Barber of Seville

5th August 2018 - 8th August 2018
A new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera that brings a refreshing immediacy to this irresistible masterpiece. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Notes from the Field - CANCELLED

Edinburgh International Festival: Notes from the Field - CANCELLED

6th August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Unfortunately, all performances of Anna Deveare Smith's 2018 Edinburgh International Festival, Notes from the Field, has been cancelled due to unforseen scheduling conflict for Ms Smith. Read more
TalkFest 2018

TalkFest 2018

6th August 2018
Join Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and Made in Scotland to explore what stimulates the artists behind this year’s Edinburgh Festivals. Read more
Theatre Uncut: Women on Power

Theatre Uncut: Women on Power

6th August 2018
Join the Theatre Uncut team as they present their brand new collection of plays, The Power Plays, written by some of the UK’s most dynamic female voices, at the Traverse Theatre! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:   Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaitis

Edinburgh International Festival: Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaitis

7th August 2018
A workshop presentation and discussion about Tyrone Guthrie’s legendary production of Sir David Lindsay's play. Read more
Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III

Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III

7th August 2018 - 10th August 2018
Frankie Boyle brings his new show: Volume Three of his eight volume Prometheus sequence to Edinburgh Playhouse in August. Read more
Nigel Slater’s Toast

Nigel Slater’s Toast

7th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
A tale of love, loss...and toast. NigelSlater's TOAST tells his childhood through the tastes and smells he grew up with. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Siegfried

Edinburgh International Festival: Siegfried

8th August 2018
A star-studded cast, backed by Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé orchestra, provide the third instalment of Wagner’s monumental Ring Cycle in this concert performance. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Love Cycle: OCD Love

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: OCD Love

9th August 2018
Intensely kinetic OCD Love is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Hocus Pocus

Edinburgh International Festival: Hocus Pocus

10th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
A captivating visual spectacle for families, Hocus Pocus weaves together dance, theatre and visual art to tell a fantastical tale of bravery. Age 7+. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Love Cycle: OCD Love

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: OCD Love

11th August 2018
Intensely kinetic OCD Love is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company. Read more
The Bureau of Untold Stories

The Bureau of Untold Stories

12th August 2018
Brymore Productions presents 'The Bureau of Untold Stories' with live sound effects, improvisation and unconventional storytelling skills, it's a treat for both children and adults. Read more
TalkFest 2018

TalkFest 2018

13th August 2018
Join Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and Made in Scotland to explore what stimulates the artists behind this year’s Edinburgh Festivals. Read more
Theatre Uncut: Women on Power

Theatre Uncut: Women on Power

13th August 2018
Join the Theatre Uncut team as they present their brand new collection of plays, The Power Plays, written by some of the UK’s most dynamic female voices, at the Traverse Theatre! Read more
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

13th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Love, hysteria, and deception reign in this Victorian reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic 'Twelfth Night' from Some Kind of Theatre. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Hansel & Gretel

Edinburgh International Festival: Hansel & Gretel

15th August 2018
A stunning international cast tell this bewitching fairy tale in a concert performance of Engelbert Humperdinck's opera. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  La Maladie de la mort

Edinburgh International Festival: La Maladie de la mort

16th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
British director Katie Mitchell presents her own uncompromising stage adaptation of the provocative novella by Marguerite Duras. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  The Beggar’s Opera

Edinburgh International Festival: The Beggar’s Opera

16th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
The Beggar’s Opera is brought into the modern day in this brand new production from Paris’s Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, resident company at the 2018 International Festival. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  XENOS

Edinburgh International Festival: XENOS

16th August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Marking the great dancer's final performances in a full-length production, Akram Khan’s XENOS confronts the tragedy of the First World War. Read more
Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room

Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room

16th August 2018
The hilarious Katherine Ryan will be performing her Glitter Room Tour at Edinburgh Playhouse on Thursday 16th August. Read more
Waverley Care Comedy Gala

Waverley Care Comedy Gala

18th August 2018
Edinburgh’s biggest comedy event, the Waverley Care Comedy Gala, returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse on Saturday 18th August. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  The End of Eddy

Edinburgh International Festival: The End of Eddy

21st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Born into poverty in rural France, this is the story of Eddy’s struggle to understand who he is, who he might become, and his fight to escape. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  The Prisoner

Edinburgh International Festival: The Prisoner

22nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Prisoner, co-written and co-directed by legendary theatre-maker Peter Brook, is a provocative exploration of some of the most compelling issues of our times. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: HOME

Edinburgh International Festival: HOME

22nd August 2018
HOME is a breathtaking spectacle of illusion, choreography, inexplicable construction and storytelling, capturing all the drama and emotion of our everyday lives. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: La Cenerentola

Edinburgh International Festival: La Cenerentola

24th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
A visually stunning and boldly staged production of Rossini’s opera. The classic tale of Cinderella is radically transformed by renowned director Stefan Herheim. Read more
The League Of Gentlemen Live Again

The League Of Gentlemen Live Again

30th August 2018
The League of Gentlemen return to the stage in 2018 for their first UK tour in over 12 years, including a date at the Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
Edinburgh Magic Show

Edinburgh Magic Show

6th September 2018
The Edinburgh Magic Show storms into the city centre on the first Thursday of each month and you can catch it at Lulu, George Street. Read more
Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

9th September 2018
Comedian Dave Gorman is back on the road and brings his new show to the Edinburgh Playhouse in September. Read more
51 Shades of Maggie

51 Shades of Maggie

13th September 2018
51 Shades of Maggie returns to the stage this September starring the original Scottish Maggie, River City and Gary: Tank Commander star Leah MacRae! Read more
The Dreamboys

The Dreamboys

14th September 2018
Catch The Dreamboys when they return to Edinburgh Playhouse on 14th September with their brand new show and UK tour for 2018! Read more
Rip it Up - The 60s

Rip it Up - The 60s

15th September 2018
It’s Rip it Up the 60s! Starring Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd, Aston Merrygold and Louis Smith at the King's Theatre Edinburgh on 15th September. Read more
Benidorm Live

Benidorm Live

17th September 2018 - 22nd September 2018
Check-in to the Solana for a dose of Benidorm sunshine and see your favourite stars live on stage for the first time at Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
Funbox: Rocking All Over The World

Funbox: Rocking All Over The World

22nd September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Get ready to strut your funky stuff when Funbox bring their new show, Rocking All Over The World, to The Brunton Theatre! Read more
Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

22nd September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Sarah Millican's Control Enthusiast tour promises to be funny, frank and unapologetically filthy! Read more
Islands In The Stream

Islands In The Stream

23rd September 2018
Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Read more
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure

2nd October 2018 - 6th October 2018
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure is coming out of the zoo and into the Edinburgh Playhouse as part of a UK tour! Read more
Edinburgh Magic Show

Edinburgh Magic Show

4th October 2018
The Edinburgh Magic Show storms into the city centre on the first Thursday of each month and you can catch it at Lulu, George Street. Read more
Soul Unlimited: Heatwave, Odyssey, Jaki Graham and Gwen Dickey

Soul Unlimited: Heatwave, Odyssey, Jaki Graham and Gwen Dickey

7th October 2018
Don't miss the Soul Unlimited tour when it retuns to Edinburgh Playhouse on 7th October! Read more
Let It Be

Let It Be

8th October 2018 - 13th October 2018
Come Together and experience the iconic music of The Beatles with Let It Be, the international hit show, at Edinburgh Playhouse in October! Read more
Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

12th October 2018 - 3rd November 2018
This hugely romantic play is given a Caledonian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre at the Royal Lyceum Theatre! Read more
Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

21st October 2018
Some Guys Have All The Luck celebrates the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart, and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse on 21st October. Read more
Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

23rd October 2018 - 27th October 2018
Saturday Night Fever, one of the most loved dance stories of all time, returns to the stage in a spectacular new musical production! Catch it at the Edinburgh Playhouse this October! Read more
Edinburgh Ghost Stories

Edinburgh Ghost Stories

26th October 2018
Listen as Actor and writer Alex Staniforth unveils the phantoms of this ancient city at Lauriston Castle on 26th October. Read more
The Twilight Seance

The Twilight Seance

26th October 2018
Join paranormal illusionist Ash Pryce as he leads you into the netherworld at Lauriston Castle on 26th October. Read more
The Haunted Hunt

The Haunted Hunt

27th October 2018 - 28th October 2018
Take part in a Hallowe’en Interactive Adventure at Lauriston Castle for ages 8+. Part of Edinburgh Horror Festival. Read more
Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss

30th October 2018
Catch American singer & musician Alison Krauss when she comes to Edinburgh Playhouse on Tuesday 30th October. Read more
Edinburgh Magic Show

Edinburgh Magic Show

1st November 2018
The Edinburgh Magic Show storms into the city centre on the first Thursday of each month and you can catch it at Lulu, George Street. Read more
The Dolls - Dragged Up

The Dolls - Dragged Up

2nd November 2018
The tan has barely faded from Agnes and Sadie's thick skin and they're in trouble again, and left lip-synching for their lives! Bring yer pals and join The Dolls in Edinburgh for Dragged Up! Read more
Joe Lycett: I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett: I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett

7th November 2018
Pop along and see Joe Lycett as he brings his brand new stand-up tour 'I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett' to Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers

9th November 2018 - 10th November 2018
The Proclaimers have announced they will be touring the UK & Ireland this year and will play Edinburgh Playhouse on 9th and 10th November! Read more
Noel Fitzpatrick is the Supervet

Noel Fitzpatrick is the Supervet

11th November 2018
The Supervet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, is delighted to be bringing his first ever live stage show Welcome to My World to Edinburgh Playhouse on November 11th. Read more
Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese

15th November 2018
International Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese, brings her critically acclaimed show, “The Art of the Teese”, to Edinburgh Playhouse in November. Read more
Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical

20th November 2018 - 8th December 2018
The Scottish premiere of Motown The Musical hits Edinburgh Playhouse from 20 November until 8 December 2018. Read more
Nativity! The Musical

Nativity! The Musical

28th November 2018 - 2nd December 2018
After an extended run in the West End, Nativity! The Musical is coming to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre. Read more
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Full of fairy-dust, adventure and all your favourite characters this magical story is everything a Christmas treat should be. Read more
Balerno Theatre Company Present: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

Balerno Theatre Company Present: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

5th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Balerno Theatre Company Present an original pantomime chronicling the adventures of Robin Hood as he storms through the forest rescuing the two babes from the machinations of their evil uncle. Read more
Edinburgh Magic Show

Edinburgh Magic Show

6th December 2018
The Edinburgh Magic Show storms into the city centre on the first Thursday of each month and you can catch it at Lulu, George Street. Read more
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

10th December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2018! Read more
Les Misérables

Les Misérables

22nd January 2019 - 16th February 2019
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Les Misérables will play Edinburgh Festival Theatre in 2019. Read more
American Idiot

American Idiot

5th February 2019 - 9th February 2019
Green Day’s explosive rock musical American Idiot returns to the UK for a special 10th anniversary tour and comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

19th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
The smash hit musical Jersey Boys, is returning to Edinburgh with a two week run at the Playhouse in 2019! Read more
Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

2nd April 2019 - 27th April 2019
Matilda The Musical, the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2019 as part of a UK tour. Read more
Julian Clary - Born to Mince

Julian Clary - Born to Mince

10th April 2019
Julian Clary brings his outrageously camp new show 'Born to Mince' to The Queens Hall on 10th April 2019. Read more
Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

30th April 2019 - 4th May 2019
We promise you a night of outrageous rock ‘n’ roll debauchery at the biggest party in town when the smash hit musical 'Rock of Ages' hits Edinburgh Playhouse! Read more
Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals

Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals

10th May 2019
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals at Edinburgh Playhouse in May 2019! Read more
Bill Bailey - Larks In Transit

Bill Bailey - Larks In Transit

31st May 2019
The hilarious Bill Bailey brings his new show, Larks In Transit, to Edinburgh Playhouse on Friday 31 May 2019. Read more
Club Tropicana

Club Tropicana

11th June 2019 - 15th June 2019
Your destination awaits! Book your first-class ticket today to see the feel-good musical of the year at Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more

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