Brunton Listings

Upcoming shows at the Brunton Theatre

Brunton Theatre
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6AA.
Phone booking (Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm): 0131 653 5245

The Brunton Theatre. Photo: Thom Dibdin

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

The Brunton has two main auditoria. The 296 seat Brunton Theatre stages mostly live productions. Venue 1 has 496 retractable seats and holds screenings and live performances such as bands, talks and stand-up comedians. Here we list all live events at the Brunton.

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

June 202

A Number
Sat 4 June 2022
1pm (Lunch 12 noon) (Theatre).
Rapture Theatre with a lunchtime production of Caryl Churchill’s powerfully and disturbing drama which considers the damages parents can do to children, explores the question of nature versus nurture and asks whether any of us can truly escape our past. Starring acclaimed actors Robin Kingsland and Paul Albertson, directed by Lyn McAndrew and designed by Frances Collier. Book here.

Bend it like Bertie
Sat 11 June 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Theatre).
Danny Mullen is footloose and fancy free and looking forward to the New Year. The only thing that is depressing Danny is Celtic. Both Celtic and Danny have forgotten what a trophy looks like and he is hoping they can win something, anything…enter Bertie Auld! Comedy starring Des McLean as Bertie Auld. Book here.

Madagascar, Escape from the Zoo
Sun 12 June 2022
Two shows: 1pm & 3.30pm. (Theatre)
DN Theatre present this musical family show based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar. A Musical Adventure follows a group of animals as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Full of toe tapping tunes and crazy adventure. Book here.

August 2022

You Win Again
Fri 19 Aug 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Venue 1).
Prepare to experience the distinct sound of the Bee Gees – one of the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage – in this unforgettable concert spectacular. Immerse yourself in the brothers’ music through the sixties, seventies and eighties – including hits they wrote for artists such as Celine Dion, Diana Ross and Dolly Parton. Book here.

Big Girls Don’t Cry
Fri 27 August 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Venue 1).
Celebrate the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. This non-stop hit machine, authentically recreated by our phenomenal cast and live band will transport you back in time to 1963 and beyond for a magical evening enjoying all your favourites. Book here.

December 2022

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers – Holly at Christmas 2022
Thurs 9 Dec 2021
Evening: 7.30pm (Venue 1)
Buddy Holly and the Cricketers once again herald in the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas, the show that is now as traditional as mulled wine and mince pies! Holly’s hits, other contemporary classics and some Christmas crackers are all wrapped up in a fast, furious and funny feast of entertainment to make the perfect gift for all the family. Book here.