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13/29 Nicolson Street , Edinburgh South EH8 9FT
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Opening Hours

Booking Office 10:00am - 5:45pm
Festival Theatre Edinburgh
About Festival Theatre Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Festival Theatre is a performing arts venue used primarily for performances of opera and ballet, large-scale musical events, and touring groups.

If you like a little added sparkle with your live entertainment then the prestigious Festival Theatre is the place for you. Built in 1994, the impressive glass facade imposes a sense of occasion as you enter the sleek and contemporary foyer spaces. Enjoy a drink in our spacious bars and take in the inspiring views across to Arthur's Seat - but don't let the modern entrance fool you - the traditional 1915-seat auditorium, with its sumptuous decor and lavish fittings, has all the grandeur and splendour you need for a truly special theatrical experience.

Upcoming Events

Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon

17 January 2018 - 17 February 2018
The West End smash-hit musical, Miss Saigon, is coming to Edinburgh Festival Theatre January 2018.
Cirque Berserk

Cirque Berserk

20 February 2018 - 24 February 2018
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk, returns to the Festival Theatre in February.
The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong

12 March 2018 - 17 March 2018
Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society bring the brilliantly funny comedy 'The Play That Goes Wrong' to Festival Theatre.
Northern Ballet’s The Little Mermaid

Northern Ballet’s The Little Mermaid

22 March 2018 - 24 March 2018
Immerse yourself in a mystical underwater world when Northern Ballet brings The Little Mermaid to Festival Theatre.
Thriller Live

Thriller Live

14 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
THRILLER LIVE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of Michael Jackson, the world’s greatest entertainer.
Aw Blacks at Festival Theatre

Aw Blacks at Festival Theatre

02 June 2018
Sing in the City Aw Blacks return to the Festival Theatre this year for another amazing show along with the Hanley & the Baird band.