Kings Theatre Edinburgh

Kings Theatre Edinburgh

About Kings Theatre Edinburgh

2 Leven Street, Edinburgh South EH3 9LQ
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One of Britain’s most opulent touring venues, the King’s Theatre has recently undergone a major refurbishment which has seen big improvements for the beloved Edinburgh venue, not least of which is the brand new seating which affords much more legroom and an altogether more comfortable audience experience.

The clean, fresh design of the modernised Box Office sits nicely alongside the Art Nouveau splendour of the original foyer, but it is the King’s auditorium that commands the wow factor; an Aladdin’s cave of Viennese Baroque, with plush gilt fittings and a glorious chandelier above.

Now the King’s is Edinburgh’s home of West End drama and quality touring theatre, ensuring local audiences have the chance to see some of the UK’s most prolific actors and best touring productions on home turf. Over the years the King’s has played host to some of the world’s biggest stars of screen and stage, including Sir Laurence Olivier, Maria Callas, Lesley Neilsen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellan, Penelope Keith, Simon Callow – and Sir Sean Connery even worked backstage here!

Upcoming Events at Kings Theatre Edinburgh

Wizard of Oz - The Beyond Broadway Experience

Wizard of Oz - The Beyond Broadway Experience

19th July 2018 - 21st July 2018
Join Dorothy and all her friends for this enchanting, epic production based on the 1939 film at the King's Theatre in July.
Edinburgh International Festival: Cold Blood

Edinburgh International Festival: Cold Blood

4th August 2018 - 6th August 2018
Cold Blood is a remarkable live, feature-length cinema-dance show that is filmed in front of the audience.
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.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

10th August 2018
Dark and provocative Love Chapter 2 is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company.
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.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

12th August 2018
Dark and provocative Love Chapter 2 is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company.
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.
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.
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.
Iain Stirling

Iain Stirling

20th September 2018
Due to phenomenal demand the Bafta-winning stand-up and voice of Love Island comes home to Edinburgh and you can catch him at the King's Theatre on 20th September!
Little Baby Bum

Little Baby Bum

21st September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Little Baby Bum - Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme Friends at the world premiere of a brand new live show.
Still Alice

Still Alice

25th September 2018 - 29th September 2018
Starring Sharon Small, Still Alice is a tender and touching insight into the world of a 50 year old woman diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s.

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Still Alice
Starring Sharon Small, Still Alice is a tender and touching insight into the world of a 50 year old woman diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s.
Little Baby Bum
Little Baby Bum - Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme Friends at the world premiere of a brand new live show.
The Gods Must Be Crazy
Watch a free screening of the 1980 film 'The Gods Must Be Crazy' at Grassmarket Cinema on 23rd July.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Rumba da Bodas
The exuberant cabaret-swing of Rumba da Bodas are celebrating their tenth anniversary and return to Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival in July.
Puzzle in the Gardens
Cryptically painted puzzle pieces are set in the trees for viewers to discover in this art installation by Anne Gilchrist.

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