Church Hill Theatre Listings

Upcoming shows at Edinburgh’s dedicated amateur venue

Church Hill Theatre
The Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.
Tickets are usually sold by the company hiring the venue.

The Church HIll Theatre. Pic: Thom Dibdin

This council-owned venue is run as a sister to the Assembly Rooms and has an audience capacity of up to 353 in its main auditorium as well as a small studio space.

The former Morningside High Church, built in 1892, was bought by the then Edinburgh Corporation in 1963 and opened for the use of Edinburgh’s amateur companies in 1965.

Access: There is ramped access to the box office and bar area, with a lift to the main auditorium.

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


Legally Blonde The Musical (FYL Productions)
Fri 19 – Sat 20 July 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm, Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Find Your Light Productions with their take on the musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dream. Book here.

Something About This Night (Showcase Edinburgh)
Tue 24 – Sat 28 September 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm, Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Scottish charity raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Care by staging an annual show to the highest standard of entertainment and professionalism. An eclectic mix of musical styles and sources, drawing on the rich vein of amateur musical talent in the Edinburgh area. Book here.

Sweeney Todd (Blackout Productions)
Wed 9 – Sat 12 October 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm, Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Stephen Sondheim’s dark, witty and Tony Award-winning take on The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. A tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th century London. Book here.

Halloween Party Show (The McDougalls)
Sun 13 Oct 2024.
One show: 1pm.
The McDougalls are back with a spook-tacular new stage show for all the family – live on stage in Edinburgh! Max and Auntie Aggie (the stars of the show) are dressed to impress for their Halloween Party – and you’re invited too! Come wearing your favourite Halloween costume for some fiendish, fang-tastic fun! Book here.

Annie (Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts)
Fri 25 – Sat 26 October 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Based on the popular comic strip, Annie tells the extraordinary story of a little orphan who ends up in the lap of luxury with Depression-era billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Unlike most of the other children at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage, energetic Annie believes that her parents are still alive and will one day return to claim her. Book here.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Broadway Cinderella (Threepenny Theatricals)
Wed 13 – Sat 16 November 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Based on the original French fairy tale by Charles Perrault, this romantic musical adaptation has all the ingredients of the spellbinding story we love: A pumpkin coach, glass slippers, a fairy godmother, a masked ball, and much more, all bound together by the glorious music and lyrics of Rodgers and Hammerstein and lashings of magic, glitter and sparkle. Book here.