Festival Theatre Edinburgh

Festival Theatre Edinburgh

About Festival Theatre Edinburgh

13/29 Nicolson Street , Edinburgh South EH8 9FT
01315296000
Festival Theatre Edinburgh Website
Follow captheatres on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here
Listed Under Attractions - Theatres 

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

EIFF: Incredibles 2

EIFF: Incredibles 2

24th June 2018
Edinburgh International Film Festival hosts a Family Gala screening of Disney Pixar’s highly-anticipated sequel, The Incredibles 2, on Sunday 24 June.
Stan and Ollie and Friends

Stan and Ollie and Friends

29th June 2018
Join us at the Festival Theatre for a fabulous evening of Laurel & Hardy films, along with live variety entertainments of music and comedy!
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

13th July 2018
Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra return to the Festival Theatre on Friday 13th July.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: Peter And The Wolf.

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: Peter And The Wolf.

14th July 2018
Tommy Smith brings his Scottish jazz version of popular children’s classic Prokofiev’s Peter And The Wolf to the Festival Theatre on 14th July.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Bratislava Hot Serenaders

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Bratislava Hot Serenaders

18th July 2018
Catch the simply sensational Bratislava Hot Serenaders when they play the Festival Theatre on 18th July as part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival!
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Davina and The Vagabonds

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Davina and The Vagabonds

19th July 2018 - 20th July 2018
Bluesy, blustery, bawdy and irresistibly fun, Davina and The Vagabonds return to the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Average White Band

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Average White Band

21st July 2018
One of the best Festival gigs of recent years was Average White Band’s triumphant 2016 show, and they are back in Edinburgh at Festival Theatre for the Jazz and Blues Festival.
Edinburgh International Festival: The Barber of Seville

Edinburgh International Festival: The Barber of Seville

5th August 2018 - 8th August 2018
A new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera that brings a refreshing immediacy to this irresistible masterpiece.
Edinburgh International Festival: Autobiography

Edinburgh International Festival: Autobiography

11th August 2018 - 13th August 2018
Each performance of Autobiography, from Company Wayne McGregor, is unique and an experience for dancers and audience alike that’s never again repeated.
Edinburgh International Festival:  XENOS

Edinburgh International Festival: XENOS

16th August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Marking the great dancer's final performances in a full-length production, Akram Khan’s XENOS confronts the tragedy of the First World War.
Edinburgh International Festival: La Cenerentola

Edinburgh International Festival: La Cenerentola

24th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
A visually stunning and boldly staged production of Rossini’s opera. The classic tale of Cinderella is radically transformed by renowned director Stefan Herheim.
Garbage

Garbage

4th September 2018
The mighty Garbage return to the stage with their first UK tour in over 2 years, catch them at Edinburgh Festival Theatre on September 4th!
Rob Brydon - I Am Standing Up...

Rob Brydon - I Am Standing Up...

14th September 2018
Rob Brydon returns with 'I Am Standing Up...', his first stand up tour since 2009, catch him at the Festival Theatre on September 14th!
Ocean Film Festival

Ocean Film Festival

15th September 2018
The Ocean Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre with a brand new selection of the most amazing ocean films.
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!
Ross Noble - El Hablador

Ross Noble - El Hablador

3rd November 2018
Ross Noble returns to dance around the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head into a hilarious stand up show!
Nativity! The Musical

Nativity! The Musical

28th November 2018 - 2nd December 2018
After an extended run in the West End, Nativity! The Musical is coming to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre.
Les Misérables

Les Misérables

22nd January 2019 - 16th February 2019
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Les Misérables will play Edinburgh Festival Theatre in 2019.

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

The Royal Highland Show 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June!
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2018 at Sighthill Park from 29th June until 8th July.
Summer Holiday
The Hit 1960's film starring Cliff Richard is now a feel-good stage musical and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in June.
Historic Underground
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours.
Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III
Frankie Boyle brings his new show: Volume Three of his eight volume Prometheus sequence to Edinburgh Playhouse in August.

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 »