Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

Theatre

18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, EH1 3AA

    The Edinburgh Playhouse - Scotland's Broadway

    The Edinburgh Playhouse is the UK’s largest theatre and hosts the top touring musicals direct from Broadway and the West End, plus regular large events and music concerts. 2013 saw The Playhouse stage Cats, Hairspray, Dirty Dancing and Disney’s award winning musical, The Lion King. Please find details of our upcoming shows below. ________________________________________________________________________________

    This month at the Playhouse, we are pleased to offer you Afternoon Tea at a special introductory price of £10. (Price in the brochure is £15). Featuring cakes from our vintage cake supplier, Casa Angelina, this experience will transport you back to the glamour of a 1920s tea room. Includes a selection of delicate sandwiches, a teacup full of crisps, a vintage patisserie selection, a scone with clotted cream and jam, and a pot of speciality tea or coffee. This is a limited preview offer only available for Fame, Paul Hollywood, 51 Shades, Rock of Ages and Let it Be.  Book on 0131 524 3324 or email theboards@theambassadors.com . Advance booking is essential.

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    Showing now:

    Fame – Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 26th April

    Based on the Oscar-winning film and hugely successful TV series, Fame – the musical, is back and it’s gonna live forever. Fame has been brought bang up to date, and will take you on a hi-octane ride through dizzy heights and crashing lows, as a group of star-struck wannabes embark on their quest for the ultimate prize.....Fame! Including the hit songs @Fame’ and ‘Let’s Play a Love Scene’ among many others you will know, Fame has enjoyed seven West End runs and continues to be performed all over the world.

     

     

    Showing next:

     

    Paul Hollywood Live – Get Your Bake On – Tuesday 29th April

    Paul Hollywood demonstrates recipes, reveals some of the secrets of being a TV chef and takes the audience on a journey through his life in baking. 4 lucky audience members will bake onstage with Paul.

    51 Shades of Maggie – Friday 2nd May

    Imagine 50 shades of Grey as told by a Glasgow lass, and you know you are in for a fun night. This hilarious one-woman play is full of naughty bits which will make you laugh til you cry.

    Elvis Presley onstage – Saturday 3rd May

    The best Elvis Impersonator around.

     

     

    THEATRE TOURS

     

    Step out onto the stage of the Edinburgh Playhouse, go behind the scenes into the secret world of backstage, smell the greasepaint, hear about our resident ghost and learn all about our beautiful theatre! A truly unique Edinburgh experience. A unique opportunity to step on stage, go up to the fly floor for a bird’s eye view of the stage and much, much more! Tours are available on selected Saturdays and midweek matinee mornings for a number of upcoming shows at The Edinburgh Playhouse. Tours begin at 10.30am and last approximately 90 minutes.

     

    For a full list of upcoming dates, please visit www.atgtickets.com/edinburgh *

    For bespoke group tours please contact us on 0131 524 3316 or email deanmohammad@theambassadors.com

     

    PRICES

    £12.50 Adults

    £10 Concessions

    £8 Groups 10+ / Schools

     

    TO BOOK

    Call 0844 871 3014 *

    www.atgtickets.com/edinburgh *

    or in person at our Box Office

     

    *Transaction fee applies. Tour routes are subject to change and availability. Tours involve a number of stairs. If you have any access requirements please call 0131 524 3301.

    please contact the Edinburgh Playhouse Marketing Department on 0131 524 3395 or email audreyjones@theambassadors.com

     

    These prices will be subject to a booking and transaction fee if booked online or elsewhere. £1 of the ticket price paid goes to the Edinburgh Playhouse Restoration Fund.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Catering

    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Bar Available
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Dinner Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Snack Bar

    Domestic

    • Toilets
    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Entertainment Available
    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Switch Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque

    Transport

    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Disabled Parking

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Disabled Access
    • Audio Loop Sennheiser Infrared System for the hearing impaired. Headsets are available on request from the Front of House Team
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Groups Welcome
    • Young People
    • Children Welcome

    Road Directions

    This month at the Playhouse, we are pleased to offer you Afternoon Tea at a special introductory price of £10. (Price in the brochure is £15). Featuring cakes from our vintage cake supplier, Casa Angelina, this experience will transport you back to the glamour of a 1920s tea room. Includes a selection of delicate sandwiches, a teacup full of crisps, a vintage patisserie selection, a scone with clotted cream and jam, and a pot of speciality tea or coffee. This is a limited preview offer only available for Fame, Paul Hollywood, 51 Shades, Rock of Ages and Let it Be.  Book on 0131 524 3324 or email theboards@theambassadors.com . Advance booking is essential.

    ________________________________________________________________________________

    Showing now:

    Fame – Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 26th April

    Based on the Oscar-winning film and hugely successful TV series, Fame – the musical, is back and it’s gonna live forever. Fame has been brought bang up to date, and will take you on a hi-octane ride through dizzy heights and crashing lows, as a group of star-struck wannabes embark on their quest for the ultimate prize.....Fame! Including the hit songs @Fame’ and ‘Let’s Play a Love Scene’ among many others you will know, Fame has enjoyed seven West End runs and continues to be performed all over the world.

     

     

    Showing next:

     

    Paul Hollywood Live – Get Your Bake On – Tuesday 29th April

    Paul Hollywood demonstrates recipes, reveals some of the secrets of being a TV chef and takes the audience on a journey through his life in baking. 4 lucky audience members will bake onstage with Paul.

    51 Shades of Maggie – Friday 2nd May

    Imagine 50 shades of Grey as told by a Glasgow lass, and you know you are in for a fun night. This hilarious one-woman play is full of naughty bits which will make you laugh til you cry.

    Elvis Presley onstage – Saturday 3rd May

    The best Elvis Impersonator around.

     

     

    THEATRE TOURS

     

     Step out onto the stage of the Edinburgh Playhouse, go behind the scenes into the secret world of backstage, smell the greasepaint, hear about our resident ghost and learn all about our beautiful theatre! A truly unique Edinburgh experience. A unique opportunity to step on stage, go up to the fly floor for a bird’s eye view of the stage and much, much more! Tours are available on selected Saturdays and midweek matinee mornings for a number of upcoming shows at The Edinburgh Playhouse. Tours begin at 10.30am and last approximately 90 minutes.

     

    For a full list of upcoming dates, please visit www.atgtickets.com/edinburgh *

    For bespoke group tours please contact us on 0131 524 3316 or email deanmohammad@theambassadors.com

     

    PRICES

    £12.50 Adults

    £10 Concessions

    £8 Groups 10+ / Schools

     

    TO BOOK

    Call 0844 871 3014 *

    www.atgtickets.com/edinburgh *

    or in person at our Box Office

     

    *Transaction fee applies. Tour routes are subject to change and availability. Tours involve a number of stairs. If you have any access requirements please call 0131 524 3301.

     

     

     

     

    Public Transport Directions

    HOW TO FIND US: The Edinburgh Playhouse is situated on Greenside Place at the top of Leith Walk and close to the east end of Princes Street. PARKING: There is a 24-hour QPARK carpark located on Greenside Ploace next to the theatre.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point

    General

    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • some routes
    • Where appropriate there is a hearing loop system [e.g. ticket counter/ gift shop]

    Attraction Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    Parking

    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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