Assembly Roxy Listings

Upcoming shows at the Assembly Roxy

Assembly Roxy
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU. Phone booking: 0131 623 3030

Assembly Roxy

As Scotland emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Assembly Roxy has re-opened in line with Scottish government guidance.

The decommissioned church is the year-round Edinburgh home of Assembly Festival. It has three main spaces. Roxy Upstairs is a theatre space with raked seating for up to 169 audience members and Roxy Downstairs is a more intimate studio space seating up to 60 people. Roxy Central retains the building’s original features with added stage and a bar areas. It is a flexible space, seating up to 250.

Click on the name of the show or the Book Here link to go to its ticketing site.

December 2021

20 Minutes of Action
Wed 1 – Fri 3 Dec 2021
Evenings: 7.30pm.
A man caught in the act. A victim’s life irreparably changed. A sentence that sparked international outrage. Verbatim play written and directed by newcomer Pollyanna Esse follows one of the most controversial sexual assault cases in America. Every word spoken on stage has been taken directly from the statements of those involved. Book here.

Aerial Christmas Cabaret Showcase
Sun 5 Dec 2021
Evening: 7.30pm.
cabaret evening of circus, aerial and dance – showcasing emerging artists from Edinburgh. The 135 minute performance will include a 20 minute interval. Book here.

Lawrence Chaney: Purple Reign Tour
Thurs 9 Dec 2021
Evening: 8.30pm.
The queen of queens, Scottish drag royalty and winner of Drag Race UK Season 2 is coming to Edinburgh with her brand new one woman show, The Lawrence Chaney show. Expect an evening of fabulous drag, hilarious comedy and best of the best local queens supporting the show. Book here.

TSOS Christmas Cabaret
Mon 13/Tue 14 Dec 2021
Evenings: 7.30pm.
This festive season, The Theatre School of Scotland Edinburgh, invites you to join them for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show. Their hugely talented students will be taking over the beautiful Assembly Roxy for an evening filled with Christmas cheer. Book here.

I’m Grand Mam Presents Glory Holy
Mon 20 Dec 2021
Evenings: 7.30pm.
After two years of being confined to recording content at their kitchen table, Kevin and PJ are finally going back on tour with a live version of their iconic podcast I’m Grand Mam. Join the boys as they recount their fall from grace in the pursuit of glamour and question whether they should part ways with piety in order to have a scream. Book here.

Kevin Quantum – Eyes Open, Eyes Shut
Tue 21/Wed 22 Dec 2021
Two shows daily: 6pm & 8pm.
From the Britain’s Got Talent 2020 semi-finalist, trained by Penn & Teller, Edinburgh Fringe Sell-out. Gain a unique insight into deception. Never has an audience been given so much control over how they view/enjoy/observe a magic show. Enjoy all the tricks that are and ever were in 60 minutes. Part of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival. Book here.

All or Nothing Christmas Cabaret
Tue 21 Dec 2021
Evening: 7pm.
Join us for our annual All or Nothing Christmas Cabaret as we celebrate all that has been achieved over the past year in high-flying style. Be wowed by the thrills and spills of our students, teachers and those from the wider Edinburgh Aerial Community. Expect an evening full of moving moments and breathtaking tricks with a festive twist. Book here.


Tam O’ Shanter and Other Tales
Fridays 7, 14 & 21 January 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm.
A comic celebration of the ‘Gothic’ poems of Robert Burns from Stolen Elephant Theatre who perform Tam O’ Shanter, Death and Dr Hornbook and Address to the Deil. Expect to encounter Witches and Death. Oh and the De’il himself of course. Book here.