Kings Theatre Edinburgh

Kings Theatre Edinburgh

About Kings Theatre Edinburgh

2 Leven Street, Edinburgh South EH3 9LQ
01315296000
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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!

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Upcoming Events at Kings Theatre Edinburgh

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

24th May 2022 - 28th May 2022

Shot through with music, dance, passion and hope, Emma Rice transforms Emily Brontë’s masterpiece into a uniquely theatrical experience.
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Funbox present Jungle Party

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5th June 2022

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Sunshine On Leith

Sunshine On Leith

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Burn

Burn

4th August 2022 - 10th August 2022

Alan Cumming returns to the International Festival with a performance exploring the true character of Scotland's national bard Robert Burns.
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Edinburgh International Festival: ROOM

Edinburgh International Festival: ROOM

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Swiss artist James Thierrée returns to the International Festival with an unmissable spectacle from his physical theatre company.
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Edinburgh International Festival: An Untitled Love

Edinburgh International Festival: An Untitled Love

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Acclaimed choreographer Kyle Abraham's newest full-length work tells stories of love, solidarity and friendship against a rich score of R&B and soul music by D'Angelo.
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Edinburgh International Festival: The Magic Mountain

Edinburgh International Festival: The Magic Mountain

26th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Radical theatremakers Stef Aerts and Marie Vinck transform Thomas Mann's magnum opus into an epic work that speaks to us today.
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