Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

Theatre

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

    The Edinburgh Playhouse - Scotland's Broadway

    The Edinburgh Playhouse is the largest theatre in the whole of the UK, and hosts the top touring musicals from Broadway and the West End. We also enjoy huge events, like Edinburgh's biggest comedy show, The Comedy Gala, and a host of concerts and 'one night only' extravaganzas. 2014 saw The Playhouse stage The Lion King, Evita, West Side Story, and still to come, the Scottish Premiere of Jersey Boys and the global phenomenon Wicked.  Please find details of our upcoming shows below. ________________________________________________________________________________

     

    On Right Now

     

    Jersey Boys - Wednesday 8 to Saturday 25 October 7.30pm 

    The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse for the very first time. This smash hit musical has won 55 major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award for Best New Musical. The musical tells the true life story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who wrote their own songs, invented their own unique sound, and sold 175 million records worldwide.

    Coming Soon

     

    Barnum - Tuesday 28 October to Saturday 1 November 7.30pm 

    This exhilarating musical follows the irrepressible imagination and dreams of Phineas T Barnum, America’s Greatest Showman. We follow the legendary showman’s life as he lit up the world with colour, warmth and the excitement of his imagination and finally teamed up with J A Bailey to create Barnum and Bailey’s Circus.

    Riverdance - Tuesday 4 to Sunday 9 November 7.30pm 

    This 20th Anniversary UK Tour, gives Riverdance fans old and new, the opportunity to celebrate an incredible milestone for an incredible show. Twenty years after it took its first steps, a truly phenomenal piece of theatrical entertainment is back by popular demand. Don’t miss this anniversary tour!

    Sixties Gold - Monday 10 November 7.30pm 

    Boasting a string of hits from 1964 to 1968 including the No.1s Keep On Running and Somebody Help Me as well as Top the Top 10 hits Gimme Some Loving and I’m A Man.

    Lee Mack - Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 November 8pm

    The multi-award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You?, Lee Mack, is going back on the road with his first live tour in over 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of high energy banter, well-crafted gags and sharp one-liners in one of the most hotly anticipated shows of the year.

    Halfway to Paradise - 13 November 7.30pm

    A shy young boy from Liverpool is re-christened Billy Fury and becomes one of Britain's best loved rock stars. Now in its 16th year and still furiously rockin', his own band, Fury's Tornados, re-live his timeless hits - Last Night Was Made For Love, I Will, Jealousy, Halfway to Paradise and many, many more.

    The Dreamboys - Friday 14 November 7.30pm

     The Dreamboys are back with a brand new Show and Tour for 2014 and have brought a special celebrity guest along with them. The UK's biggest heartthrob Dan Osborne star of the hit reality TV Show The Only Way Is Essex who will be performing LIVE with The Dreamboys in their hottest show ever!

     

     

    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 fantastic 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 3321 or email sarahjanedooley@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.

    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

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

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Entertainment Available
    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

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

    Transport

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

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

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

    Location

    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

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

    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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