Festival Theatre

Capital Theatres dark to midsummer

Capital Theatres dark to midsummer

Festival, Kings & Studio closed to June 21:

Capital Theatres has announced that its Festival, King’s and Studio theatres will now be closed until Sunday 21 June 2020 due to the Covid-19 lockdown, while the Jazz Festival cancels completely.

April 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Strictly Reschedules

Strictly Reschedules

Professionals show moves to Festival Theatre:

Ticket holders for Strictly Come Dancing – the Professionals at the Playhouse in June 2020 will have to book new seats for the rescheduled performances, now on sale for the Festival Theatre in June 2021.

April 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Covid-19 Theatre status

Covid-19 Theatre status

The current status of Edinburgh’s theatres due to Covid-19:

As the Covid-19 situation changes hourly, this page contains the current open or closed status of each Edinburgh theatre.

March 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
King’s, Festival & Studio dark

King’s, Festival & Studio dark

Capital Theatres “cancels or postpones” all March & April shows

Capital Theatres, which runs the King’s, the Festival and the Studio theatres, has announced that it is cancelling or postponing all performances at the three venues in March and April 2020.

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Covid-19 Latest – Sunday 15 March

Covid-19 Latest – Sunday 15 March

Round up of Edinburgh theatres’ responses:

Edinburgh’s theatres have continued with their scheduled performances over the weekend and have announced their intentions to continue with their planned programmes for the immediate future.

March 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Covid-19 update

Covid-19 update

First cancellation and latest info

Edinburgh’s first theatrical cancellation due to Covid 19 has happened with American drag artiste Sasha Velour pulling out of his European tour, including his Usher Hall date on Saturday 14 March 2020.

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

★★★★☆ Joyous:

Everybody is talking about Jamie, and for all the right reasons, in this funny, heart-warming and joyous show which plays at the Festival Theatre until Saturday and tours to Glasgow in June.

March 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

★★★★☆  Nowt wrong:

Brilliantly silly and utterly hilarious, Mischief Theatre returns to Edinburgh with Peter Pan Goes Wrong, spending the half term holiday until Sunday at the Festival Theatre.

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Six The Musical

Six The Musical

★★★★☆  Royally good:

You’ll lose your head over Six The Musical, which is bringing a new audience to the Festival Theatre just a week ahead of the show’s Broadway debut.

February 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

★★★☆☆ Festive:

The touring version of Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical is a suitably frothy confection for the upcoming festivities; not particularly full of nutrition but oddly irresistible all the same.

November 28, 2019 | By | Reply More