City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Theatres


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

Photo Edinburgh Venuesort icon Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
Aberdeen Arts Centre A receiving theatre in Aberdeen, playing host to local and national, professional and amateur companies, who perform Musical Theatre, Dance, Music, Comedy and Drama. Theatres
Artspace Community theatre and arts venue in Craigmillar. 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 49
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
Citizens Theatre Much-loved Glasgow theatre, in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, with a range of productions and workshops for all ages. Theatres
Dance Base Centrally located down in the Grassmarket, Dance Base is Scotland's National Centre for Dance. Theatres 22
Discover 21 A flexible 35-seat black box studio theatre located on the ground floor of St Margaret’s House. Theatres
The Playhouse, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Playhouse Major venue with a capacity of 3,000, situated at the top of Leith Walk, that hosts many big-name and West End touring shows, be it dance, musical, rock, the Fring Theatres 59
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
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 83
King's Theatre
King's Theatre The King's Theatre is a 1,300 seat theatre situated in the Tollcross area of Edinburgh. It is owned by the City of Edinburgh Council and managed by Capital Theatres. 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
Leith Theatre auditorium
Leith Theatre Classic art deco theatre and music venue that is part of a complex that includes the Thomas Morton Hall, the Marriage Suite and the Foyer (Crush Hall). 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. In August, the free entertainment... Theatres 55
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
PASS Theatre PASS (Performing Arts Studio Scotland) Theatre's facility provides a performance space for acting and dance. Theatres 446
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 33
Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum
Royal Lyceum Theatre This refurbished, Victorian repertory theatre building harks back to a golden age of live performance. Theatres
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Scottish Storytelling Centre Purpose-built venue dedicated to live storytelling, for both children and adults. Theatres 30
St Ninian's Church Small, active church, built in 1921, with a community used church hall in Comely Bank area. Theatres 230