Edinburgh Playhouse

    Edinburgh Playhouse is a former cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland which now hosts touring musicals and music concerts. Its capacity is 3,059, making it the UK’s largest working non-sporting theatre in terms of audience capacity. The theatre is owned by Ambassador Theatre Group.

    Upcoming events at The Edinburgh Playhouse

    Come From Away

    The award winning musical that welcomes the world

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    17 Sep 2024 - 21 Sep 2024

    7,000 Stranded Passengers. One Small Town. A Remarkable True Story.


    The Musical Theatre Tour

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    25 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

    The Grease UK Tour returns in 2024 by popular demand following an acclaimed West End season

    Tom Allen: Completely

    The household name with his signature acerbic wit and riotous storytelling.

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    8 Jun 2024

    The household name with his signature acerbic wit and riotous storytelling.

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    The most fantasmagorical musical of all time!

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    28 May 2024 - 1 Jun 2024

    The most fantasmagorical musical of all time is flying into a venue near you in 2024!

    Professor Brian Cox – Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey

    What does it mean to live a small, finite life in a vast, eternal Universe?

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    15 Mar 2024

    Horizons is a celebration of our civilisation, of our music, art, philosophy and science; an optimistic vision of our future if we continue to explore Nature with humility and to value ourselves and our fellow human beings.

    The King and I

    The King and I is set to go on tour in 2023!

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    12 Sep 2023 - 16 Sep 2023

    The multi award-winning The King and I returns to the UK, following its critically-acclaimed sold out season at The London Palladium.

    Disney’s Aladdin The Musical

    Aladdin the Musical is going on its first ever UK tour!

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    24 Oct 2023 - 18 Nov 2023

    Experience the timeless story of Disney’s Aladdin, a thrilling production filled with unforgettable magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle!

    The Wizard of Oz

    Join Dorothy, Toto, and friends on an unforgettable adventure down the yellow brick road to the merry old land of Oz.

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    13 Feb 2024 - 17 Feb 2024

    The Producer of the smash-hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presents a brand-new production of THE WIZARD OF OZ, one of the world’s most beloved musicals.

    The Drifter’s Girl

    They were The Drifters. She was the boss. This is their story.

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    30 Apr 2024 - 4 May 2024

    Discover the remarkable story of The Drifters, one of the world’s greatest vocal groups, and the truth about the woman who made them.

    Wicked The Musical UK Tour

    Wicked imagines a beguiling backstory of two unlikely friends on their remarkable journey to becoming Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    7 Dec 2023 - 14 Jan 2024

    Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical sensation is flying around the UK on a 23/24 tour.

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    An album that inspired a revolution.

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    6 Feb 2024 - 10 Feb 2024

    Mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

    Pretty Woman The Musical

    It’s time to head to Beverly Hills and experience one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time.

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    2 Apr 2024 - 13 Apr 2024

    Big night out. Big. HUGE. Pretty Woman: The Musical is finally embarking on a UK and Ireland tour.

    Shrek The Musical

    The smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life!

    Edinburgh Playhouse

    22 Jan 2024 - 27 Jan 2024

    Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film, the Broadway and West End smash hit Shrek the Musical is a fun filled and hilarious musical comedy with a cast of vibrant characters and a ‘shrek-tackular’ score.
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