The Cat in the Hat

With riotous rhymes which have delighted children for over fifty years, and infectious humour and spectacular circus for the grown-ups, the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat comes to Edinburgh.

The Cat in the Hat

About The Cat in the Hat

Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It’s fun to have fun but you have to know how!

When the Cat in the Hat steps onto the mat, Sally and her brother are in for a rollercoaster ride of havoc and mayhem! The Cat can rescue them from a dull rainy day, but what mischief do they get up to along the way?

Based on the much-loved book by Dr Seuss that has captivated generations of readers, The Cat in the Hat features feline frivolity aplenty, with his acrobatic accomplices Thing 1 and Thing 2. With riotous rhymes which have delighted children for over fifty years, and infectious humour and spectacular circus for the grown-ups, the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat comes to Edinburgh.

Directed by Suba Das with Design by Isla Shaw (The Gruffalo) and original songs from Composer Tasha Taylor Johnson (George’s Marvellous Medicine), The Cat in the Hat will be a purrfect treat for all the family.

Age 4+

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Cat in the Hat are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Kings Theatre Edinburgh

Avenue Q

Avenue Q

27th May 2019 - 1st June 2019
The naughtiest puppets in town will be returning to Edinburgh as comedy musical Avenue Q comes to the King's Theatre!
Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

13th June 2019 - 16th June 2019
Prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors, guaranteed to thrill you and your children as historical figures and events come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips!
Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

13th June 2019 - 16th June 2019
Prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians. It’s the history of Egypt with the nasty bits left in!
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

18th June 2019 - 22nd June 2019
Based on the bestselling novel, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is an unforgettable love story set on the Greek island of Cephallonia against the turbulent backdrop of World War II.
Funbox: The Wild West Show

Funbox: The Wild West Show

23rd June 2019
Yeee haaaa! Saddle up partners as FUNBOX head out on the prairie for their brand new spectacular for 2019... The Wild West Show!
Amelie the Musical

Amelie the Musical

25th June 2019 - 29th June 2019
Amélie The Musical, an adaptation of the much-loved 2001 award-winning film Amélie, will embark on an extensive UK tour in May, catch it at the King's Theatre Edinburgh in June!
Edinburgh International Festival: The Secret River

Edinburgh International Festival: The Secret River

2nd August 2019 - 11th August 2019
The Secret River is a shattering, astonishingly beautiful piece of contemporary theatre, one that speaks directly to a modern world riven by mistrust of the other.
Edinburgh International Festival: Oedipus

Edinburgh International Festival: Oedipus

14th August 2019 - 17th August 2019
A revelatory updating of Sophocles’ tragedy, Oedipus becomes a deeply human figure, destined to face the tragic repercussions of his unwitting mistakes.
J B Priestley’s An Inspector Calls

J B Priestley’s An Inspector Calls

8th October 2019 - 12th October 2019
Stephen Daldry’s multi award-winning production of JB Priestley’s classic thriller returns to the King's Theatre after a sell out West End season.
James Acaster

James Acaster

3rd November 2019
James Acaster, one of the UK's finest stand up comedians, brings his new show 'COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999' to the King's Theatre Edinburgh on November 3rd!
Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

12th November 2019 - 16th November 2019
Don't miss the touching and hilarious musical comedy, Little Miss Sunshine, when it comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in November!
King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

30th November 2019 - 19th January 2020
Roll up, roll up! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott are back in a circus-inspired King's Panto spectacular packed full of the thrills, spills, dazzling stunts and jaw-dropping special effects!

Theatre Events you might like...

Take Me To Church - The Show
Take Me To Church - The Show
26th May 2019
Brewhemia, Edinburgh Old Town
Get down to Brewhemia Edinburgh on Sunday 26th May and help us celebrate a glorious bank holiday with Take Me To Church - The Show!
The HotHouse of Edinburgh
The HotHouse of Edinburgh
26th May 2019
Leith Depot, Leith
Banish the Sunday night blues as The HotHouse #2, hosted by the wonderfully spicy Just May comes to Leith Depot on 26th May.
The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
27th May 2019 - 29th May 2019
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh New Town
Agatha Christie's legendary murder mystery 'The Mousetrap' returns to Edinburgh Playhouse for 3 nights only in May.
Find Theatre events in Edinburgh

Family and Kids Events you might like...

RSPB Forth Seabird Cruise aboard the Maid of the Forth
RSPB Forth Seabird Cruise aboard the Maid of the Forth
26th May 2019
NA, South Queensferry
Join the RSPB for a sensational cruise aboard the Maid of the Forth and experience the magical sights, sounds and smells of the seabird colonies along the Firth of the Forth!
Kerbside 139 Vegetarian & Vegan Street Food Festival
Kerbside 139 Vegetarian & Vegan Street Food Festival
26th May 2019
The Three Sisters Edinburgh, Edinburgh Old Town
Kerbside 139 are hosting an extra special Vegan/Veggie edition of their street food festival on May 26th at The Three Sisters!
Edinburgh Spring Foraging Courses
Edinburgh Spring Foraging Courses
26th May 2019
NA, Edinburgh South
Wild Food UK is running Spring Foraging Courses on the edge of the picturesque Pentland Hills, less than 10 miles from the centre of Edinburgh, in May.
Find Family and Kids events in Edinburgh

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

The Meadows Festival
Edinburgh's free volunteer-run music & community Meadows Festival returns on the 1st and 2nd June 2019.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Ladies Day
Come along for a fantastic Ladies Day to raise much need funds for Pancreatic cancer (PCUK)! All monies raised going towards much need research being carried out in The Beatson Institute.
Out of the Blue Flea Market
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, jewellery, small furniture, music, books, bric-a-brac and so much more.
Kerbside 139 Vegetarian & Vegan Street Food Festival
Kerbside 139 are hosting an extra special Vegan/Veggie edition of their street food festival on May 26th at The Three Sisters!

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »