City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Theatres


Find Edinburgh venues by type (e.g. Cinemas).

Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type
The Playhouse, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Playhouse Major venue, situated at the top of Leith Walk, that hosts many big-name and West End touring shows, be it dance, musical, rock, the Fringe, or Edinburgh Inter Theatres
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Scottish Storytelling Centre Purpose-built venue dedicated to live storytelling, for both children and adults. Theatres
Traverse Theatre
Traverse Theatre The Traverse, fondly known as "the Trav", is the flagship venue for contemporary Scottish theatre, housed in a modern, purpose-built theatre. Theatres
Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum
Royal Lyceum Theatre This refurbished, Victorian repertory theatre building harks back to a golden age of live performance. Theatres
King's Theatre
King's Theatre The King's Theatre was built in 1905 and opened in 1906. Theatres
Bedlam Theatre
Bedlam Theatre Scotland's oldest student run theatre is a 90-seat auditorium in a converted church near Greyfriar's Bobby and the National Museum of Scotland. Theatres
Brunton theatre from outside
Brunton Theatre The Brunton Theatre is just off the city bypass, 20 minutes journey from the city centre. Following refurbishment in the late Nineties, has a comfortable, raked auditorium with clear sightlines. Theatres
Church Hill Theatre, Morningside
Church Hill Theatre Church Hill Theatre was originally built as a church in 1892. Purchased in 1960 by the Council, it has served as a theatre for community and Fringe performers since 1965. Theatres
Dance Base Centrally located down in the Grassmarket, Dance Base is Scotland's National Centre for Dance. Theatres
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Festival Theatre Edinburgh The site of the current Edinburgh Festival Theatre was extended to create the largest stage of any presenting house in Britain at the time, reopening in June 1994. Theatres
Pleasance Courtyard
Pleasance Theatre, Pleasance Courtyard Perhaps best known during the festival for its huge fringe festival programme, Edinburgh University's 300-capacity student union building at the Pleasance is also the venue for public events (such Theatres
Inverleith's St Serf's Church and Hall Offering weekly services in the church proper, St Serf's also provides two halls for community events, licensed for theatre productions throughout the year. Theatres
Out of the Blue
Out of the Blue Drill Hall The Out of the Blue Drill Hall is a fifteen minute walk down Leith Walk from Waverley rail station. Theatres
EIFF: Film Festival Under the Stars
Mound Precinct The Mound precinct is a public space by the National Galleries on Princes Street that is frequently used by buskers, street performers and for other outdoor events. You often hear the area referred... Theatres
King's Theatre, Glasgow Historic theatre (opened 1904) designed by architect Frank Matcham, which hosts many large-scale, populist shows including annual pantomime at Christmas, drama, dance and comedy. Theatres
Tom Fleming Centre Situated in the impressive 19th century building of Stewart's Melville College, the Tom Fleming Centre, in the renovated Victoran assembly hall, is a fully raked, flexible venue that seats 60 to 58 Theatres
St Ninian's Church Small, active church, built in 1921, with a community used church hall in Comely Bank area. Theatres
Citizens Theatre Much-loved Glasgow theatre, in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, with a range of productions and workshops for all ages. Theatres
Summerhall in summer
Summerhall Formerly the Royal Dick Veterinary College, this historic building has been transformed into a vibrant multi-arts venue with and its cafe/bar a meeting point. Theatres
Artspace Community theatre and arts venue in Craigmillar. Theatres