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

Miss Saigon
PROMOTED EVENT

Miss Saigon

17th January 2018 - 17th February 2018
The West End smash-hit musical, Miss Saigon, is coming to Edinburgh Festival Theatre January 2018.
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This Is Elvis
PROMOTED EVENT

This Is Elvis

12th February 2018 - 17th February 2018
'This Is Elvis' celebrates 50 years since the phenomenon of the first live TV special for Elvis Presley.
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Icons of the 80s - Go West, Nik Kershaw and Cutting Crew
PROMOTED EVENT

Icons of the 80s - Go West, Nik Kershaw and Cutting Crew

18th February 2018
The 80's are back as Go West, Nik Kershaw and Cutting Crew join forces for a truly incredible concert experience.
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The Sound of Music
PROMOTED EVENT

The Sound of Music

20th February 2018 - 24th February 2018
The Sound of Music, one of the greatest musicals of all time returns to the stage in a wonderfully lavish production.
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Abba Mania
PROMOTED EVENT

Abba Mania

25th February 2018
Dig out those platforms, dust down those flares as ABBA Mania comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in February!
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The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas
PROMOTED EVENT

The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas

26th February 2018 - 3rd March 2018
The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas is still the coolest party in town and it's coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse!
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Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon

17th January 2018 - 17th February 2018
The West End smash-hit musical, Miss Saigon, is coming to Edinburgh Festival Theatre January 2018. Read more
This Is Elvis

This Is Elvis

12th February 2018 - 17th February 2018
'This Is Elvis' celebrates 50 years since the phenomenon of the first live TV special for Elvis Presley. Read more
Pressure

Pressure

13th February 2018 - 17th February 2018
See David Haig’s critically acclaimed play 'Pressure' when it comes to the King's Theatre in February! Read more
The Match Box

The Match Box

13th February 2018 - 17th February 2018
Firebrand present the Scottish premiere of an acclaimed new monologue by one of Ireland’s greatest dramatists, Frank McGuinness at the Traverse Theatre. Read more
Showtime from the Frontline

Showtime from the Frontline

14th February 2018 - 17th February 2018
Name the comedian who might say 'I wonder if I can set up a comedy club... in a refugee camp... in Palestine?' Of course, it’s Mark Thomas! Read more
The Song of Fergus and Kate

The Song of Fergus and Kate

14th February 2018 - 17th February 2018
Catch the interactive family comedy show The Song of Fergus and Kate with Gilded Balloon at the Basement Theatre. Read more
The Belle’s Stratagem

The Belle’s Stratagem

15th February 2018 - 10th March 2018
The Belle’s Stratagem is a lighthearted comedy about manners and courtship in Georgian Edinburgh. Read more
Ballet West: Giselle

Ballet West: Giselle

17th February 2018
Ballet West are back at EICC in February with 'Giselle', their brand new production for 2018! Read more
Barrowland Ballet present Wolves

Barrowland Ballet present Wolves

17th February 2018
Barrowland Ballet present their latest production 'Wolves' performed by an intergenerational cast of dance artists at The Studio, Festival Theatre. Read more
Icons of the 80s - Go West, Nik Kershaw and Cutting Crew

Icons of the 80s - Go West, Nik Kershaw and Cutting Crew

18th February 2018
The 80's are back as Go West, Nik Kershaw and Cutting Crew join forces for a truly incredible concert experience. Read more
Stories and Stovies

Stories and Stovies

18th February 2018
Watch This Space Productions in partnership with The Gilded Balloon bring a new creative storytelling programme to Edinburgh. Read more
Chinese New Year Spectacular - China’s Sounds of the Silk Road

Chinese New Year Spectacular - China’s Sounds of the Silk Road

20th February 2018
Showcasing Chinese traditional music and songs from western contemporary musicals, Sounds of the Silk Road bring this UK tour to the Usher Hall. Read more
Cirque Berserk

Cirque Berserk

20th February 2018 - 24th February 2018
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk, returns to the Festival Theatre in February. Read more
Sonnet Youth

Sonnet Youth

20th February 2018
A literary rave bringing together poets, authors, rappers, comedians and musicians for a night of no holds barred performances. Read more
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

20th February 2018 - 24th February 2018
The Sound of Music, one of the greatest musicals of all time returns to the stage in a wonderfully lavish production. Read more
The Weir

The Weir

20th February 2018 - 24th February 2018
Winner of the 1997 Olivier Award for Best New Play, Conor McPherson’s chilling, modern classic The Weir comes to the King's Theatre, Edinburgh. Read more
The Last Bordello

The Last Bordello

21st February 2018 - 24th February 2018
Fire Exit in association with Tron Theatre presents the world premiere of David Leddy's The Last Bordello at Traverse Theatre. Read more
2018 Edinburgh Official Chinese New Year Concert

2018 Edinburgh Official Chinese New Year Concert

22nd February 2018
The Asian Association of Culture, Commerce and Education in Europe is delighted to present the 2018 Chinese New Year Concert at the Usher Hall. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

22nd February 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
The Freakeasy 2 year Showcase

The Freakeasy 2 year Showcase

22nd February 2018
Come on down to the Freakeasy Showcase on 22nd February and help us celebrate our 2 year anniversary in style! Read more
Ae Fond Kiss at Roxy

Ae Fond Kiss at Roxy

23rd February 2018
Ae Fond Kiss at Assembly Roxy is a musical journey through the major events of Burns’ life from birth to death. Read more
Project #1

Project #1

23rd February 2018 - 24th February 2018
Brand new Edinburgh-based company Wildfire Theatre present Project #1, a work-in-progress piece, at Traverse Theatre in February. Read more
Rich Hall’s Hoedown

Rich Hall’s Hoedown

23rd February 2018
Catch Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show when it comes to The Queen's Hall on 23rd February! Read more
Abba Mania

Abba Mania

25th February 2018
Dig out those platforms, dust down those flares as ABBA Mania comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in February! Read more
Open Mic With Dance Performance

Open Mic With Dance Performance

25th February 2018
For any woman who's written a poem, sung a song, penned a short story, or danced a dance, come and perform it to a small audience of Festival participants. Read more
Simon and Garfunkel Through The Years

Simon and Garfunkel Through The Years

25th February 2018
The Bookends perform the most authentic sounding tribute to Simon & Garfunkel at Festival Theatre on 25th February. Read more
The Elvis Years

The Elvis Years

25th February 2018
The Elvis Years, an outstanding musical production which tells the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley. Read more
The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas

The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas

26th February 2018 - 3rd March 2018
The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas is still the coolest party in town and it's coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse! Read more
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

27th February 2018 - 3rd March 2018
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show returns to the King's Theatre with an evening of comedy, music & mayhem. Read more
ESO presents: Dido and Aeneas | Gianni Schicchi

ESO presents: Dido and Aeneas | Gianni Schicchi

27th February 2018 - 3rd March 2018
Join Edinburgh Studio Opera in their 50th year for an immersive and exciting evening in one of Edinburgh’s most charming venues. Read more
Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

28th February 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
The Return

The Return

28th February 2018 - 1st March 2018
Inspired by the true story of Martin Guerre, The Return at the Traverse Theatre, is a gripping play about the mystery of identity and the survival instinct. Read more
Scottish Opera: Flight

Scottish Opera: Flight

1st March 2018 - 3rd March 2018
Presented by Scottish Opera, Jonathan Dove’s life-affirming comedy flies north for its Scottish premiere! Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

1st March 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
Around The World

Around The World

3rd March 2018 - 4th March 2018
Midlothian School of Dance is back on stage again at Church Hill Theatre with a trip around the world. Read more
TuTuMucky and Ritualia

TuTuMucky and Ritualia

3rd March 2018
An exciting double-bill from Scottish Dance Theatre pairs TuTuMucky by Botis Seva alongside RITUALIA by Colette Sadler. Read more
Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

5th March 2018 - 10th March 2018
The legendary Blood Brothers written by Willy Russell comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse in March 2018. Read more
Ballet Hispánico: Carmen

Ballet Hispánico: Carmen

6th March 2018 - 10th March 2018
The Festival Theatre presents the European debut of Latino dance company Ballet Hispánico with CARMEN.maquia. Read more
Hello Dolly

Hello Dolly

6th March 2018 - 10th March 2018
Southern Light Opera presents Hello Dolly, packed full of romance, dancing and some of musical theatre’s greatest songs. Read more
Little Women: The Broadway Musical

Little Women: The Broadway Musical

7th March 2018 - 10th March 2018
Shoots Theatre presents Little Women, a treat for all the family during the week that celebrates International Women's day and Mother's Day. Read more
Mind Your Head

Mind Your Head

8th March 2018
Lyceum Youth Theatre and Traverse Young Writers present Mind Your Head, a double bill of performances examining mental wellbeing for young people. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

8th March 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
Keith Farnan Presents... Kidocracy

Keith Farnan Presents... Kidocracy

10th March 2018
Keith Farnan presents Kidocracy, an interactive theatre show for children aged 6+, at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh on 10th March. Read more
Mind Your Head

Mind Your Head

10th March 2018
Lyceum Youth Theatre and Traverse Young Writers present Mind Your Head, a double bill of performances examining mental wellbeing for young people. Read more
Hairspray the Musical

Hairspray the Musical

12th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray is coming to venues across the UK including a run at the Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong

12th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society bring the brilliantly funny comedy 'The Play That Goes Wrong' to Festival Theatre. Read more
How to Act

How to Act

13th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
The National Theatre of Scotland presents: How to Act, a playful and provocative two-hander about art, truth and ethics... catch it at Traverse Theatre! Read more
Alyssa Edwards - The Secret Is Out

Alyssa Edwards - The Secret Is Out

14th March 2018
This March everyone’s favourite pageant diva, Alyssa Edwards, brings you ‘The Secret Is Out’, a fully functional one woMAN charade! Read more
Heaven on Earth Musical - CANCELLED

Heaven on Earth Musical - CANCELLED

14th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
Heaven on Earth - THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED Read more
The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company presents Footloose

The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company presents Footloose

14th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company presents Footloose the Musical, sizzling with rebellion and romance. Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

15th March 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
Three Sisters

Three Sisters

15th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
The world premier of Three Sisters, a play of life, love, loss, dreams, whimsy & hope, comes to Traverse Theatre in March. Read more
Stories and Stovies

Stories and Stovies

18th March 2018
Watch This Space Productions in partnership with The Gilded Balloon bring a new creative storytelling programme to Edinburgh. Read more
EDGAS H.M.S. Pinafore

EDGAS H.M.S. Pinafore

20th March 2018 - 24th March 2018
All aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore for a production from The Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society at the King's Theatre! Read more
James and Ola: Uncensored

James and Ola: Uncensored

20th March 2018
Catch James & Ola in an uncensored show, packed full of high-energy dance routines and steamy scenes! Read more
Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Romeo and Juliet

Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Romeo and Juliet

20th March 2018
The Russian State Ballet of Siberia brings Shakespeare’s tale of passion and tragedy to life at Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
Sonnet Youth

Sonnet Youth

20th March 2018
A literary rave bringing together poets, authors, rappers, comedians and musicians for a night of no holds barred performances. Read more
Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Cinderella

Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Cinderella

21st March 2018
The world’s favourite rags to riches fairy-tale is brought to the Playhouse by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia. Read more
Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

21st March 2018 - 24th March 2018
Family, betrayal and the inescapable presence of the past reverberate through the UK premiere of Roland Schimmelpfennig’s razor-sharp comedy. Read more
‘That Face’ by Polly Stenham

‘That Face’ by Polly Stenham

22nd March 2018 - 24th February 2018
Anaïs Productions is delighted to present 'That Face' by Polly Stenham at the Assembly Roxy from 22nd-24th March 2018. Read more
Northern Ballet’s The Little Mermaid

Northern Ballet’s The Little Mermaid

22nd March 2018 - 24th March 2018
Immerse yourself in a mystical underwater world when Northern Ballet brings The Little Mermaid to Festival Theatre. Read more
Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Snow Maiden

Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Snow Maiden

22nd March 2018
The Russian State Ballet of Siberia brings the exquisite Snow Maiden to Edinburgh Playhouse on 22nd March. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

22nd March 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

23rd March 2018 - 7th April 2018
A new Scottish/Turkish version of Ionesco’s classic 1959 play Rhinoceros comes to the Royal Lyceum Theatre in March. Read more
Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Swan Lake

Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Swan Lake

23rd March 2018 - 24th March 2018
Swan Lake, the greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to Edinburgh Playhouse by the Russian State Ballet. Read more
Newsflash

Newsflash

24th March 2018
Dynam-nic Dance presents a high-energy show, featuring an irresistible soundtrack on 24th March at the EICC. Read more
Sugar and Spice

Sugar and Spice

24th March 2018
Dynam-nic Dance is thrilled to present "SUGAR & SPICE" our first show exclusively for our littlest performers at EICC on 24th March. Read more
Girls Night Oot

Girls Night Oot

25th March 2018
Join the girls on a hen night that you won’t forget with a smash hit retro soundtrack at Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
The Case of the Frightened Lady

The Case of the Frightened Lady

26th March 2018 - 31st March 2018
The Classic Thriller Theatre Company brings 'The Case of the Frightened Lady' to the King's Theatre in March! Read more
NT Connections 2018

NT Connections 2018

27th March 2018 - 31st March 2018
NT Connections 2018 - An unforgettable feast of theatre made by and for young people is back at the Traverse Theatre. Read more
This House

This House

27th March 2018 - 31st March 2018
Following sell-out runs at the National Theatre and in the West End 'This House' comes to Festival Theatre in March. Read more
Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

28th March 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
Ellen Kent’s La Traviata

Ellen Kent’s La Traviata

29th March 2018
Ellen Kent’s La Traviata, The love story that gripped Paris, is back by popular demand at Edinburgh Playhouse in 2018. Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

29th March 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly

Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly

30th March 2018 - 31st March 2018
Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production of Madama Butterfly at Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
Justin’s Band

Justin’s Band

1st April 2018
Join Justin Fletcher and his friends when his brand new show 'Justin’s Band' comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse on 1st April! Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: McGonagall’s Chronicles

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: McGonagall’s Chronicles

3rd April 2018 - 7th April 2018
A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns with McGonagall's Chronicles, charting the poet’s life story. Read more
Crazy For You

Crazy For You

3rd April 2018 - 7th April 2018
Critically acclaimed and gloriously glamorous musical Crazy For You starring Tom Chambers comes to the Playhouse! Read more
The Duke

The Duke

3rd April 2018 - 5th April 2018
Funny, poignant and playful, The Duke weaves together the tragi-comic fate of a family heirloom – a porcelain figure of The Duke of Wellington. Read more
Locker Room Talk

Locker Room Talk

4th April 2018 - 7th April 2018
Following overwhelming response from previous runs at the Traverse Festival, Locker Room Talk returns in April. Read more
Eaten

Eaten

5th April 2018
Eaten is a show about food, eating and being eaten that invites children and grown-ups to explore the fascinating world of food chains. Read more
Scottish Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos

Scottish Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos

5th April 2018
Opera comes up against burlesque when Scottish Opera presents Ariadne auf Naxos at the Festival Theatre. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

5th April 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
Scottish Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos

Scottish Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos

7th April 2018
Opera comes up against burlesque when Scottish Opera presents Ariadne auf Naxos at the Festival Theatre. Read more
Space Ape by Andy Cannon

Space Ape by Andy Cannon

7th April 2018
Join Space Ape for a journey through art, science, and philosophy at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 7th April. Read more
Teletubbies Live

Teletubbies Live

7th April 2018 - 8th April 2018
Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in their first ever theatre show at the King's Theatre Edinburgh in April! Read more
Me and My Bee

Me and My Bee

8th April 2018 - 11th April 2018
A new comedy for children and adults alike. ThisEgg, invites you to save the world - one bee at a time. Read more
Piano Dissection Live

Piano Dissection Live

8th April 2018
Join the #Pianodrome team as they disassemble one of the 52 pianos they will use to build their upcycled amphitheatre. Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Rachel’s Cousins

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Rachel’s Cousins

10th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Traverse Theatre presents: Rachel’s Cousins, written by Ann Marie di Mambro, as part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór feature. Read more
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

10th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Phil Daniels stars as the extraordinary Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in this adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic gothic thriller. Read more
Ensonglopedia of Animals

Ensonglopedia of Animals

10th April 2018
Meet 26 animals – one for each letter of the alphabet, and all 26 through the medium of silly song. Read more
Russell Brand

Russell Brand

10th April 2018
The quite incredible Russell Brand will be stopping at the Playhouse in April as part of his brand new tour Re:Birth. Read more
Scottish Ballet: Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling

Scottish Ballet: Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling

10th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Scottish Ballet bring Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in April! Read more
Champions of Magic

Champions of Magic

11th April 2018 - 15th April 2018
Catch this incredible show for the whole family in a limited engagement at The Assembly Rooms from April 11 to 15th! Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

12th April 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
The Worm - An Underground Adventure

The Worm - An Underground Adventure

12th April 2018
Join Wilma & William, two nature lovers, on a journey underground as they discover a family of friendly, musical worms. Read more
The Chicago Blues Brothers

The Chicago Blues Brothers

13th April 2018
The Chicago Blues Brothers are back with a their back-in-black tour at the Edinburgh Playhouse 13th April. Read more
Something in the Air...

Something in the Air...

14th April 2018
Following a sold out series of shows in 2017 with 'Midnight at The Oasis', Spatz & Co Showband return with Something in the Air! Read more
That’ll Be the Day

That’ll Be the Day

14th April 2018
The UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day comes to Edinburgh Playhouse with a brand new show. Read more
Stories and Stovies

Stories and Stovies

15th April 2018
Watch This Space Productions in partnership with The Gilded Balloon bring a new creative storytelling programme to Edinburgh. Read more
Gary Barlow in Concert

Gary Barlow in Concert

16th April 2018 - 17th April 2018
Gary Barlow had announced a tour for 2018 which includes two nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 16th & 17th April! Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Margaret Saves Scotland

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Margaret Saves Scotland

17th April 2018 - 21st April 2018
Traverse Theatre presents: Margaret Saves Scotland, written by Val McDermid, as part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór feature. Read more
Sonnet Youth

Sonnet Youth

17th April 2018
A literary rave bringing together poets, authors, rappers, comedians and musicians for a night of no holds barred performances. Read more
My Dad Wrote A Porno Live

My Dad Wrote A Porno Live

18th April 2018
Hear the hilarious My Dad Wrote A Porno live as the team behind the smash hit podcast take their sell-out show ON TOUR. Read more
War Horse

War Horse

18th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Experience the unforgettable journey of War Horse, coming to the Festival Theatre in April 2018. Read more
Fat Friends

Fat Friends

19th April 2018 - 22nd April 2018
The hit TV show Fat Friends, from Kay Mellor, is bursting onto the stage in a brand new musical at the Playhouse. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

19th April 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
Parkinson: Our Kind of Music

Parkinson: Our Kind of Music

21st April 2018
Take a journey through Sir Michael Parkinson’s musical DNA in words, pictures and performance in this new live show. Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy

24th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Be prepared to laugh, cry and sing your hearts out when the Traverse Theatre present A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy, written by Rob Drummond. Read more
Gut

Gut

24th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Traverse Theatre Company in association with National Theatre of Scotland present Gut, a taut psychological thriller that explores who we can trust with our children. Read more
Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

25th April 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 Potter

Spontaneous Potter

26th April 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
What the Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard

26th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun in this stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks' colourful farmyard adventure. Read more
Creditors

Creditors

27th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Tony Award winner Stewart Laing returns to Scotland to direct an adaptation of Creditors that bristles with sexual tension and paranoia. Read more
Faulty Towers Dining Experience

Faulty Towers Dining Experience

27th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
The world famous Faulty Towers Dining Experience comes to the Bistro at Edinburgh Playhouse for two days only in April! Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Bubblewrap

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Bubblewrap

1st May 2018 - 5th May 2018
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Bubblewrap, written by Hilary Lyon, is the last is this seasons popular feature at Traverse Theatre. Read more
Edinburgh Music Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

Edinburgh Music Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

2nd May 2018 - 5th May 2018
A guaranteed spectacular evening of entertainment at the King's Theatre - so roll the dice, get lucky and book now! Read more
Jason Manford - Muddle Class

Jason Manford - Muddle Class

3rd May 2018
He’s back! Jason Manford will bring his 2018 'Muddle Class' tour to Edinburgh Playhouse in May 2018. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

3rd May 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
The Carpenters Story

The Carpenters Story

4th May 2018
Catch award-winning The Carpenters Story when it returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse on 4th May. Read more
Remembering Fred

Remembering Fred

5th May 2018
Strictly Come Dancing stars, Aljaz and Janette bring their ‘Remembering Fred’ tour to the Usher Hall in 2018. Read more
Birdsong

Birdsong

8th May 2018 - 12th May 2018
Birdsong, the critically acclaimed stage show based on the best-selling novel by Sebastian Faulks, comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh from 8th May! Read more
Wicked

Wicked

8th May 2018 - 9th June 2018
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse from 8th May - 9th June 2018! Read more
Anatomy: Finest Cuts

Anatomy: Finest Cuts

10th May 2018 - 11th May 2018
Anatomy: Finest Cuts is a full-throttle live art cabaret with an unpredictable cauldron of mischievous performance. Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

10th May 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
Jay Rayner: My Dining Hell

Jay Rayner: My Dining Hell

12th May 2018
Restaurant critic Jay Rayner brings his hilarious one man show 'My Dining Hell' to the Assembly Rooms on 12th May. Read more
Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue

Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue

13th May 2018
Join us for 90 mins of brand new 'full-fat', 'batteries included' comedy from the mistresses of grump! Read more
Thriller Live

Thriller Live

14th May 2018 - 19th May 2018
THRILLER LIVE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of Michael Jackson, the world’s greatest entertainer. Read more
Sonnet Youth

Sonnet Youth

15th May 2018
A literary rave bringing together poets, authors, rappers, comedians and musicians for a night of no holds barred performances. Read more
Ma, Pa and the Little Mouths

Ma, Pa and the Little Mouths

16th May 2018 - 19th May 2018
Tron Theatre in association with National Theatre of Scotland present the world premier of Ma, Pa and the Little Mouths at Traverse Theatre in May. Read more
Forbidden Stories

Forbidden Stories

17th May 2018 - 18th May 2018
Forbidden Stories is a multimedia performance that explores the theme of borders in the separated island of Cyprus. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

17th May 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
Double Feature

Double Feature

18th May 2018 - 19th May 2018
Edinburgh’s favourite comedy double act, Andy Gray & Grant Stott, are back at the King's Theatre in a brand-new play written by Only an Excuse’s Phil Differ. Read more
Sunshine On Leith

Sunshine On Leith

22nd May 2018 - 26th May 2018
The essential Scottish musical returns to the King’s Theatre for the first time since 2010 in a brand-new production! Read more
PASS Out 2018

PASS Out 2018

23rd May 2018 - 24th May 2018
Edinburgh College’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland returns to Traverse with their unique take on showcase performances for graduate actors. Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

24th May 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win

Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win

26th May 2018
'Strictly Come Dancing' finalist, Giovanni Pernice, returns to the stage with a bang in his brand new show 'Born to Win'. Read more
Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

Stephen Frost’s Celebrity Murder Mystery Play

30th May 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

31st May 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

7th June 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy. Read more
The Darkness or Else the Light

The Darkness or Else the Light

8th June 2018 - 9th June 2018
Strange Town's 14-18s group present a brand new piece 'The Darkness or Else the Light' at Travers Theatre on 8th & 9th June. Read more
The Last Ship

The Last Ship

12th June 2018 - 16th June 2018
The Last Ship, the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting, is coming to the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh! Read more
Titanic The Musical

Titanic The Musical

12th June 2018 - 16th June 2018
Winning sweeping critical acclaim across the board, Titanic The Musical comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2018. Read more
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

14th June 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club. Read more
The Miss Annabel Sings Show: Pride March

The Miss Annabel Sings Show: Pride March

15th June 2018 - 16th June 2018
Dive Queer Party present a very special dose of anarchic entertainment with The Miss Annabel Sings Show in celebration of LGBT Pride. Read more
Stories and Stovies

Stories and Stovies

17th June 2018
Watch This Space Productions in partnership with The Gilded Balloon bring a new creative storytelling programme to Edinburgh. Read more
Sonnet Youth

Sonnet Youth

19th June 2018
A literary rave bringing together poets, authors, rappers, comedians and musicians for a night of no holds barred performances. Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

9th September 2018
Dave Gorman is back on the road and brings his new show to the Edinburgh Playhouse in September. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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