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, or Edinburgh International Festival. Theatres
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Scottish Storytelling Centre Purpose-built venue dedicated to live storytelling, for both children and adults. Theatres
Theatre Workshop
Theatre Workshop (Former) Friendly and intimate theatre with adjoining cafe based down in Stockbridge. 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-seater 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
North Edinburgh Arts Centre Purpose-built local arts centre in Pennywell Court (behind Muirhouse Shopping Centre). Theatres
Church Hill Theatre, Morningside
Church Hill Theatre The Church Hill Theatre reopened in August 2006 after extensive refurbishment to the foyer, cafe bar area and installation of an extension which provides lift access to the auditorium. Theatres
Dance Base Centrally located down in the Grassmarket, Dance Base is Scotland's National Centre for Dance. Theatres
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Festival Theatre 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
Pitlochry Festival Theatre The annual summer Festival Theatre in Pitlochry, Perthshire is a wonderful celebration of all genres of theatre, musicals and comedy. The season runs each year from May to October, offering visitors... Theatres
St Brides Centre The St Bride's Centre is a multi-use community arts and education centre in a converted church on Edinburgh's West side. Theatres
Gateway Theatre The Gateway Theatre is one of three sites that make up the Queen Margaret University campus and its last remaining foothold in the city of Edinburgh boundary. Theatres
Adam House Theatre Adam House spans four Theatre seats about 160 and has a proscenium-arch stage with extensive wings. Theatres
George Square Theatre Large modern theatre in Edinburgh University quarter on elegant Georgian Square. Theatres
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
Columcille Centre Located in an old church building, the Columcille Centre operates as a community center and event space throughout the year and during the Theatres