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The theatre is part of the cultural landscape of Edinburgh and opened its doors for the first time at 2pm on Monday 12th August 1929 being in theatrical use since then. It is a listed building.
Although originally designed as a variety theatre, by the time the building was completed it had been decided to open it as a cinema.
Over the years, Edinburgh Playhouse has played host to the world's biggest and most successful musicals, including Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Grease, Cats, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Mamma Mia, Starlight Express, Mary Poppins and We Will Rock You.
Some of the biggest names at the theatre including BAFTA Award winning shows: Disney's The Lion King, Alan Carr - Not Again, Alan!, Shagged, Married, Annoyed Podcast, Mrs Brown's Boys D'Live Show, Footloose, Rock of Ages, Forth On The Fringe, Hairspray, 9 to 5 the Musical, Chicago, Riverdance - The New 25th Anniversary Show, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, White Christmas, Waitress, School of Rock, Strictly Ballroom, My Best Friend's Wedding, The Commitments, Richard O'Brien's legendary rock 'n' roll The Rocky Horror Show, Van Morrison, live music, musical theatre and more. Shows can be from London's West end or Broadway on New York.
The auditorium at the theatre includes The Stalls, Circle and Balcony.
Edinburgh Playhouse (Main Entrance) 18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA
Edinburgh Playhouse has a capacity of more than 3,000 and a large stage, situated at the top of Leith Walk, hosting many West End touring shows, including dance, musical, rock, or Edinburgh International Festival.
If you want to see high-quality acting by actresses and actors, give applause and a standing ovation at curtain call - whether drama or a tragedy, then visit Edinburgh Playhouse.
Q Park are pleased to partner with ATG customers to offer a 15% discount on pre-booked parking for your visit.
Edinburgh Playhouse is located a short walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station
Cars - QPark (OMNI Centre, Greenside Row) multi-storey car park (approx 2 mins away) has 9 disabled parking spaces and lift to street level. There are disabled parking bays on London Road, approx. 5 minute walk. There is a drop off point outside the omni centre where vehicles can pull up for a short amount of time and then a 50 metre walk.
Taxis - Outside Courtyard by Marriott 1 – 3 Baxter's Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3AF
Buses - 1, 5, 7, 14, 34, 49 Stop: Omni Centre
Trams - To/From York Place
Trains - Waverley 0.3 miles uphill from the theatre.
Step-Free Access and for Wheelchair Users
Please note that the Edinburgh Playhouse does not have a lift. There is level access from the entrance into Circle Bar located on the right-hand side of the main foyer. An ‘At Seat Service’ is available on request please ask a member of the Front of House team upon arrival.
Recommended seats - For level access with only 1 step, we recommend Circle Row M. In the Circle, there are handrails from Row K to A and our AA + BB seats Our Stalls are 40 steps down (4 flights) from Street Level. There are handrails on these stairs, but there may not be handrails to all seats. There are handrails up the 25 steps (2 flights) to the Balcony. The Balcony has steeper and shallower seats than other levels with no handrails. Our Bistro and Ambassadors Lounge are located up 3 flights of stairs. Our Director’s Box is located up 6 steps.
We have 8 step-free wheelchair positions, and 8 seats are suitable if you wish to transfer to a theatre seat. There is a slight incline to these seats.
Seat width information - In the Stalls, seats are c.40cm (not including armrests). Armrests do not move. Legroom may differ throughout the level. If extra legroom is needed, please book in Row L. In the Circle, Wheelchair spaces widths are up to 110cm. Seats in the circle, including companion chairs next to wheelchair positions, are c.40cm (not including armrests). In the Balcony, seats are c.40cm and have smaller armrests. Legroom is more limited in the Balcony.
Accessible Toilet Information - We have 1 accessible toilet on our Ground (Circle) Level. This is accessed via our Circle Bar (right hand side of the Entrance Foyer). Unfortunately, we have no dedicated accessible toilets on the other levels.
Access Performances - All upcoming Audio Described, Captioned, BSL Interpreted and Relaxed performances are listed on our Assisted Performances page.
Visual Impairment Services - Information about our venue’s audio description, touch tours and other visual services can be found on our Visual Impairment Services page. We recommend seats in Stalls Rows A-E for customers who require a closer view of the stage. For Audio Described shows please sit in Stalls Rows C-E. Touch Tours may also be available to accompany Audio Described performances; this will be advertised on the web or brochure page for each show.
Hearing Impairment Services - Further Information about our venue’s hearing enhancement systems, signed performances and other hearing services can be found on our Hearing Impairment Services page. When using our Infrared System, we recommend seats in the stalls - Rows B-E. On arrival, please notify the door staff that you require a headset and they will call a member of staff to bring one to you. For BSL performances, the interpreter stands on Stage Left or Stage Right depending on the show. We suggest any seats from Row J forward will give you the best view of the interpreter. For Captioned performances, we recommend seats in Mid-Front Stalls or Mid to Front Circle. This may be dependent on the eyesight of the customer. Please avoid rear seats on all levels.
For information on a group booking, assistance dogs or guide dogs please contact the venue.
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Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals at Edinburgh Playhouse...Tickets From £41.49
Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals at Edinburgh Playhouse on 18th May 2024. Prepare to be amazed as an extraordinary lineup of not just one, not two, but a staggering 10 of the..Valid From 18/5/2024Valid To 18/5/2024Buy Tickets
Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners at Edinburgh Playhouse...£13.00
In partnership with Tourism Ireland and in association with legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s, Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and invokes the spirit of Ronnie Drew,..Valid From 19/5/2024Valid To 19/5/2024Buy Here
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Edinburgh Playhouse£13.00
In a brand-new production of this much-loved family favourite, directed by Thom Southerland (Titanic, Parade), choreographed by Karen Bruce (BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, The Bodyguard) and designed by Morgan Large (Newsies, Joseph..Valid From 28/5/2024Valid To 1/6/2024Buy Here
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Tickets Edinburgh Playhouse£13.00
In a brand-new production of this much-loved family favourite, directed by Thom Southerland (Titanic, Parade), choreographed by Karen Bruce (BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, The Bodyguard) and designed by Morgan Large (Newsies, Joseph..Valid From 28/5/2024Valid To 1/6/2024Buy Tickets
Tom Allen: Completely at Edinburgh Playhouse£29.64
The household name with his signature acerbic wit and riotous storytelling, Tom is the host of The Apprentice: You’re Fired and co-hosts Cooking With The Stars, Like Minded Friends and he is..Valid From 8/6/2024Valid To 8/6/2024Buy Here
Grease the Musical Edinburgh Playhouse Tickets£13.00
Grease the Musical at Edinburgh Playhouse from Tuesday 25th June to Saturday 29th June 2024. After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers..Valid From 25/6/2024Valid To 29/6/2024Buy Tickets
Lord of the Dance at Edinburgh Playhouse 2024£13.00
Why go and see it? Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance: A Spectacular Return to UK Stages in 2024 After celebrating the 25th anniversary of Lord of the Dance in 2022, Michael..Valid From 16/7/2024Valid To 16/7/2024Buy Here
Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out Edinburgh Playhouse Tickets 2024...£19.80
Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out at Edinburgh Playhouse on Saturday 20th July and Sunday 21st July 2024. Peppa Pig is back in her oinktastic brand new live show, Fun Day Out! Join..Valid From 20/7/2024Valid To 21/7/2024Buy Here
Paul Smith: Pablo at Edinburgh Playhouse£34.07
Paul Smith: Pablo live at Edinburgh Playhouse on Wednesday 31st July 2024 and 13th February 2025. Attention all comedy fans! Paul Smith is back and better than ever with his latest tour..Valid From 31/7/2024Valid To 13/2/2025Buy Here
The Girls Bathroom Planet Tour at Edinburgh Playhouse
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Sarah Millican: Late Bloomer at Edinburgh Playhouse£37.25
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Come From Away at Edinburgh Playhouse£13.00
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Blood Brothers at Edinburgh Playhouse from Tuesday 24th September to Saturday 28th September 2024. Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated..Valid From 24/9/2024Valid To 28/9/2024Buy Here
Tim Peake: Astronauts – The Quest To Explore Space at Edinburgh Playhouse...
Tim Peake: Astronauts – The Quest To Explore Space at Edinburgh Playhouse on September 29th September 2024. After multiple sell-out tours with his debut show, My Journey to Space, Tim Peake returns..Valid From 29/9/2024Valid To 29/9/2024Buy Here
Hairspray Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre Tickets 2024£13.00
Hairspray is at Edinburgh Playhouse from 7th October to 12th October 2024. After breaking box office records and delighting audiences in the West End, on Broadway and on the big screen since..Valid From 7/10/2024Valid To 12/10/2024Buy Here
The Book of Mormon Edinburgh Playhouse Tickets£13.00
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& Juliet Edinburgh Playhouse 2024 Tickets£13.00
& Juliet is at Edinburgh Playhouse from 12th to 16th November 2024. After thrilling audiences at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London’s West End from 2019-2023, and on Broadway where it is currently..Valid From 12/11/2024Valid To 16/11/2024Buy Here
101 Dalmations at Edinburgh Playhouse 2024£13.00
101 Dalmatians at Edinburgh Playhouse from Tuesday 19th November to Saturday 23rd November 2024. Direct from London comes the smash hit family musical 101 Dalmatians. When fashionista Cruella de Vil plots to..Valid From 19/11/2024Valid To 23/11/2024Buy Here
Jason Manford – A Manford All Seasons at Edinburgh Playhouse...
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Six Edinburgh Playhouse June 2024 Tickets£29.00
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