King’s Theatre Listings

Upcoming shows at the King’s Theatre

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000

Click on the name of the show to go to its ticketing site.

March 2018

Southern Light Opera presents Hello Dolly
Tue 6 to Sat 10 March 2018
Jerry Herman’s perennial Broadway block-buster Hello, Dolly! is packed full of romance, energetic dancing and some of musical theatre’s greatest songs including Call On Dolly, Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Before the Parade Passes By, and the show-stopping titular song!

The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company presents Footloose
Wed 14 to Sat 17 March  2018
City boy Ren thinks life is over when he is forced to move to an American rural backwater where dancing is banned. Ren can’t resist breaking the rules, he’s not alone…

H.M.S. Pinafore (Edgas)
Tue 20 – Sat 24 March
Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore is a tale of romance and mistaken identity on the high seas.

The Case of the Frightened Lady
Mon 26 – Sat 31 March
Widely recognised as the most popular writer of the early 20th century, Edgar Wallace’s gripping page-turners are regarded as the bedrock of the modern thriller. The Case of the Frightened Lady is one of his most celebrated works.

April 2018

Teletubbies Live
Sat 7 & Sun 8 April
The iconic, world famous Teletubbies in their first ever theatre show created especially for your little ones is here! Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Tue 10 – Sat 14 April 2018
A twisted tale of nerve-jangling horror, this adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic gothic thriller stars Phil Daniels as the extraordinary Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. During one of his audacious experiments trying to separate good from evil in human nature, the kind and gifted Dr Jekyll inadvertently unleashes an alternative personality of pure evil … the mysterious Mr Hyde.

What the Ladybird Heard
Thu 26 to Sat 28 April
Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun!

May 2018

Edinburgh Music Theatre presents Guys and Dolls
Wed 2 to Sat 5 May 2018
This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers features some of Broadway’s greatest show-stopping tunes, including Luck be a Lady, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat and My Time of Day. A guaranteed spectacular evening of entertainment – so roll the dice, get lucky and book now!

Tue 8 to Sat 12 May
Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, Birdsong is the critically acclaimed stage show based on Sebastian Faulks’s best-selling novel.

Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue
Sun 13 May
Fed up with flogging their guts out and always having to be in charge, the Grumpy Old Women have put their knobbly old feet up in glorious retirement.

Double Feature
Fri 18 & Sat 19 May
The latest film-antics from pals Andy Gray and Grant Stott.

Sunshine on Leith
Tue 22 to Sat 26 May
The essential Edinburgh musical returns home for the first time since 2010 in a brand new production, with stunning songs like I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), Sunshine on Leith, Letter From America, and I’m On My Way. See Æ’s news preview here: Sunshine on Tollcross. Full casting details here: Sunshine cast on Leith.

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain
Mon 28 May to Sat 2 June
Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective?

June 2018

Love from a Stranger
Tue 5 to Sat 9 June
Agatha’s Christie Love from a Stranger is an electric suspense with a shocking twist in its tail. A rarely seen thriller by the UK’s greatest crime writer is rediscovered in a brand new production by Lucy Bailey.

Cross Currents
Fri 15 June
It showcases the talent, diversity and expertise of the dance training on offer at Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS), featuring our signature choreographic collaborations between staff and students.

Sat 16 June
Get ready for some Stone Age singalong silliness as Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle) go on their most roarsome adventure yet!

Peppa Pig’s Adventure
Sat 30 June & Sun 1 July
Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.

July 2018

Shoogly Peg presents RENT
Thu 12 and Fri 13 July
Edinburgh’s dynamic youth company Shoogly Peg brings Jonathan Larson’s RENT to the King’s.

Chris Ramsey Live
Sat 14 July
Chris sets out the rules of modern existence for his infant son.

Wizard of Oz – The Beyond Broadway Experience
Thu 19 – Sat 21 July
Join Dorothy and all her friends for this enchanting, epic production based on the 1939 film.

October 2018

Fame the Musical
Tue 23 to Sat 27 Oct
Follow the lives of students as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life.

Tue 30 October  to Sat 3 Nov
Emotionally fulfilling, utterly terrifying, spellbindingly addictive, will this Dracula ever die?

December 2018

Beauty and the Beast
Sat 1 December 2018 to Sun 20 January 2019
Allan, Andy and Grant return in a BEAST of a Pantomime!

That’s as far into the future as we can see for now…