Studio Theatre Listings

Upcoming shows at the Studio Theatre

The Studio
The Studio, 22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000

The Studio. Pic Thom Dibdin

NB: The Studio  has now re-opened in line with Scottish Government advice. Patrons will be asked to check in to Scotland Test and Protect on arrival and everyone over the age of 5 will have to wear a mask while in the theatre. Full details here: welcomeback.

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

December 2021

The Enormous Turnip
Fri 17 – Fri 31 Dec 2021
Various times, two shows daily (Not 20, 25, 26)
Xmas show for ages 2 – 7.
Help two playful bunnies get ready, set, and grow grow grow – but what happens when one vegetable grows a little too big…? Rabbits get a bad rap. Everyone thinks they steal your carrots and poo everywhere. Well, these rabbits are growing their own delicious vegetables for a great big festive feast and there’ll be plenty for everyone! That’ll be a turn-ip for the books. Book here.

January 2022

Manipulate: Birdie
Sat 29 January 2022 
Two shows: 4pm & 8.30pm.
Part of the Manipulate festival. Birdie is a multimedia performance with live video, objects, Hitchcock’s The Birds revisited, scale models, 2000 mini animals, wars, smugglers, a massive migration and three performers handling this messy world with wit, criticism and commitment with humankind. Book here.

Manipulate: Eat Me
Sun 30, Mon 31 January 2022 
Evening: 8pm.
Part of the Manipulate festival. Loud dress, no shoes – Prey slips in the rain, every raindrop a tooth. The Man, watching his neighbours from the shadows of his flat, sees breakups, group sex, a dog die and revive, and her – melancholic, solitary. For Predator nothing will ever be the same again. Book here.

February 2022

Manipulate: Short & Sweet
Thurs 3 Feb 2022 
Evening: 7.30pm.
Part of the Manipulate festival. Created by Eleanor Perry & Daniel Hay-Gordon, this thoroughly modern variety show mixes dance, drag, lip-syncing and satire. Brings a host of famous and infamous characters to life: Sid Vicious, Twiggy, Grace Jones, Rasputin, Edith Sitwell and everyone’s favourite avant-garde duo, John Cage & Elaine Paige. Includes a preview of new work inspired by Japanese Noh theatre, commissioned by the Noh Reimaged Festival. Book here.

Manipulate: (Le) Pain
Fri 4 February 2022 
Evening: 8pm.
Part of the Manipulate festival. (le) Pain is about breadmaking, physical heroics, growing up queer in a boulangerie in the south of France, endings and new beginnings. It involves circus, dance, storytelling, Béarnaise folklore video, karaoke and laughter. Book here.

May 2022

Keepers of the Light
Fri 6/Sat 7 May 2022
Evenings: 8pm.
December, 1900. Three keepers disappear from their post on the Flannan Isles lighthouse, 20 miles west of the Outer Hebrides. What happened to the men has never been answered, and becomes the talking point for three technicians who find themselves stranded on the remote station. Book here.