Festival Theatre Edinburgh

Festival Theatre Edinburgh

About Festival Theatre Edinburgh

13/29 Nicolson Street , Edinburgh South EH8 9FT
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The Edinburgh Festival Theatre is a performing arts venue used primarily for performances of opera and ballet, large-scale musical events, and touring groups.

If you like a little added sparkle with your live entertainment then the prestigious Festival Theatre is the place for you. Built in 1994, the impressive glass facade imposes a sense of occasion as you enter the sleek and contemporary foyer spaces. Enjoy a drink in our spacious bars and take in the inspiring views across to Arthur's Seat - but don't let the modern entrance fool you - the traditional 1915-seat auditorium, with its sumptuous decor and lavish fittings, has all the grandeur and splendour you need for a truly special theatrical experience.

Upcoming Events at Festival Theatre Edinburgh

Jasmin Vardimon’s Medusa

Jasmin Vardimon’s Medusa

21st February 2019
Jasmin Vardimon, one of the world’s leading female choreographers, presents her new work Medusa at the Festival Theatre on Thursday 21st February.
Paul Carrack

Paul Carrack

22nd February 2019
Paul Carrack, one of the most revered voices in music and a figurehead of soulful pop for decades, will perform at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh on 22nd February!
Balletboyz

Balletboyz

23rd February 2019
BalletBoyz are back with two brand new works, both set to original scores by world-class composers, catch Them/Us at the Festival Theatre on Friday 23rd February!
Ghost The Musical

Ghost The Musical

26th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
Don't miss the timeless story of love, despair and hope when Ghost - The Musical comes to the Festival Theatre!
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

4th March 2019 - 9th March 2019
Have the time of your life at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh when sensational new production... Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage arrives in March!
Birmngham Royal Ballet: Beauty and the Beast

Birmngham Royal Ballet: Beauty and the Beast

13th March 2019 - 16th March 2019
Birmngham Royal Ballet present Beauty and the Beast with live music from the Royal Ballet Sinfonia at the Festival Theatre from 13th - 16th March.
Scottish Opera: Katya Kabanova

Scottish Opera: Katya Kabanova

21st March 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Renowned British director Stephen Lawless brings his trademark theatricality to Janáček’s intense drama, illuminating the shattering effects of oppression and isolation.
In The Willows

In The Willows

27th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
With epic show tunes and killer beats, this classic story is brought popping and locking into the twenty first century in an extraordinary new hip-hop musical.
Remembering The Movies

Remembering The Movies

31st March 2019
Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara are back with their brand new show Remembering The Movies, catch it at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh on March 31st!
Pepperland

Pepperland

5th April 2019 - 6th April 2019
Mark Morris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with an exuberant new dance work at the Festival Theatre.
Northern Ballet Victoria

Northern Ballet Victoria

10th April 2019 - 13th April 2019
Northern Ballet's new biopic brings the sensational story of Victoria to life in dance. Choreographed by Cathy Marston, creator of the Northern Ballet’s acclaimed Jane Eyre.
Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

17th April 2019
Singalonga Productions bring their newest show 'The Greatest Showman', the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing, to Festival Theatre on 17th April.
Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader

26th April 2019
Eddi Reader will be touring Scotland in Spring playing songs both old and new, don't miss her perform at Festival Theatre Edinburgh on April 26th!
George: Celebrating the songs and music of George Michael

George: Celebrating the songs and music of George Michael

27th April 2019
This huge, electrifying and authentic live show features original members of George’s own globe-trotting live band alongside the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
Scottish Ballet: Spring!

Scottish Ballet: Spring!

2nd May 2019 - 4th May 2019
To kickstart their 50th anniversary year, Scottish Ballet presents a fresh double bill fizzing with energy and guaranteed to send you home smiling!

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