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

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!
Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor

Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor

28th May 2019
Burn the Floor brings their famous, infectious and rebellious energy to the Festival Theatre, starring Strictly Come Dancing favourite Kevin Clifton, and new Italian heartthrob, Graziano Di Prima!
10 Soldiers

10 Soldiers

30th May 2019
10 Soldiers is a thrilling and humane portrait of army life telling the stories of men and women serving on the front line. See it at Festival Theatre on May 30th!
Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

5th June 2019 - 15th June 2019
Sir Thomas Allen returns to Scottish Opera to revive his acclaimed production of Mozart’s most inventive opera 'The Magic Flute'.
Edinburgh International Festival: Peter Gynt

Edinburgh International Festival: Peter Gynt

1st August 2019 - 10th August 2019
Scottish star James McArdle takes the challenging title role in a raucous reboot of Ibsen’s epic play.
Edinburgh International Festival: Mythos - A Trilogy

Edinburgh International Festival: Mythos - A Trilogy

19th August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Stephen Fry brings to brilliant life the gods, monsters and mortals of ancient Greece, translating their stories into the language of the 21st century.
Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner

12th November 2019
Don't miss a unique and exclusive opportunity to see Frank Skinner perform new material for the first time in 5 years at Edinburgh's Festival Theatre on November 12th!
How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

26th November 2019 - 1st December 2019
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic story 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' when it comes to life on stage at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in November!
Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

7th December 2019 - 29th December 2019
Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen this Christmas at the Festival Theatre!
Jimmy Carr: Teribly Funny

Jimmy Carr: Teribly Funny

26th April 2020
Join Jimmy Carr for the ultimate comedy show when he brings his new tour, Terribly Funny, to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in April 2020!

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