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The Lion King

The Lion King

★★★★☆ A roaring success

Disney’s The Lion King, at the Edinburgh Playhouse until July 2, is a sensory feast of colour, music and puppetry. Whether you have seen the classic Disney movie numerous times or never before, it is a spectacular musical that does not disappoint.

June 13, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Rocky Returns

Rocky Returns

Rocky Horror Show returns – again – at 50.

The Rocky Horror Show continues on seemingly endless tour of the UK with new dates announced for the Edinburgh Playhouse in March 2023, the show’s fiftieth year.

May 31, 2022 | By | Reply More
My Fair Xmas

My Fair Xmas

My Fair Lady sets Christmas dates at Playhouse

My Fair Lady is set to tour to the Edinburgh Playhouse over the 2022 Christmas and New Year period, with tickets on sale from 10am on Friday 27 May 2022.

May 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
Jersey Boys Return

Jersey Boys Return

Hit musical working its way back to Playhouse

The tour of The Jersey Boys has announced new dates for the Edinburgh Playhouse in January and February 2023, with tickets on sale from 10am today, Friday 6 May 2022.

May 6, 2022 | By | Reply More
Derren Brown: Showman

Derren Brown: Showman

★★★★★ Personal

Derren Brown is at the Playhouse all week with Showman, his first new show for six years and, without doubt, a different show to the one he might have been planning on staging before Covid.

May 4, 2022 | By | Reply More
Kyiv opera at Playhouse

Kyiv opera at Playhouse

Ellen Kent’s operas feature Ukrainian National Municipal Opera Kyiv

The Edinburgh Playhouse is hosting the Ukrainian National Municipal Opera Kyiv this week, performing in Ellen Kent Productions’ trio of operas: Tosca, Carmen and Madama Butterfly.

April 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
Carr’s new Edinburgh date

Carr’s new Edinburgh date

Jimmy Carr adds Edinburgh Playhouse to major tour

Tickets have gone on sale for a new date on Jimmy Carr’s Terribly Funny 2.0 tour at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Sunday 12 February 2023.

April 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls

★★★★☆   Enduring success

The plot of Dreamgirls, which arrives that the Playhouse for an extended fortnight run until April 16, could be an instruction manual for music moguls.

April 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
Hairspray

Hairspray

★★★★☆ Pump up the volume

Unlikely civil rights heroine Tracy Turnblad dances her way to a social justice triumph as Hairspray returns to the Playhouse for a week until Saturday and comes back to Glasgow at the end of the month.

March 15, 2022 | By | Reply More
Playhouse pulls Russian ballet

Playhouse pulls Russian ballet

Russian State Ballet Company of Siberia cancelled

The Edinburgh Playhouse has cancelled next week’s performances from Russian State Ballet Company of Siberia, because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

February 26, 2022 | By | Reply More