Assembly Roxy Listings

Upcoming shows at the Assembly Roxy

Assembly Roxy
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU. Phone booking: 0131 623 3030

Assembly Roxy

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

The decommissioned church is the year-round Edinburgh home of Assembly Festival. It has three main spaces. Roxy Upstairs is a theatre space with raked seating for up to 169 audience members and Roxy Downstairs is a more intimate studio space seating up to 60 people. Roxy Central retains the building’s original features with added stage and a bar areas. It is a flexible space, seating up to 250.

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

January 2021

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns
Sat 29 Jan 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Heartbroken author Emily Winters takes herself away to her aunt’s old cottage in Ayrshire to get over her cheating ex. As she celebrates Burns night alone (wishing that the right man would show up), she gets a visitation slightly different than what she had hoped for… Book here.

February 2022

A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego – online
Sun 30 Jan – Sun 6 Feb 2022
On demand (online).
Andrea has been giving her lecture but it’s not going well. Her previous events have been marred by protests and she’s hoping the open-minded audience will hear her out. Jordan & Skinner’s solo show cuts to the bone of the current conversation around gender politics and has been reworked as a performance for the screen. Book here.

I’m Grand Mam Presents Glory Holy
Thurs 10 Feb 2022
Evening: 8pm.
After two years of being confined to recording content at their kitchen table, Kevin and PJ are finally going back on tour with a live version of their iconic podcast I’m Grand Mam. Join the boys as they recount their fall from grace in the pursuit of glamour and question whether they should part ways with piety in order to have a scream. Book here.

March 2022

Sat 26 March 2022
Evening: 7.30pm
A powerful and evocative new aerial theatre production from acclaimed circus theatre company Paper Doll Militia. Weaving together personal testimony, live original music and stunning aerial artistry, the piece takes audiences on a deeply personal and political journey, following the true story of a woman who gave her eggs to her friend to have a child. Book here.

April 2022

Tam O’ Shanter and Other Tales
Fridays 15, 22 & 29 April 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm.
A comic celebration of the ‘Gothic’ poems of Robert Burns from Stolen Elephant Theatre who perform Tam O’ Shanter, Death and Dr Hornbook and Address to the Deil. Expect to encounter Witches and Death. Oh and the De’il himself of course. Book here.

May 2022

Two’s Company
Fri 25 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Maureen Parker is a hopeful romantic. She is also 55, twice divorced, single and the owner of ‘Two’s Company’ Matchmaking Agency, a new Dating Service for those who prefer ‘a more traditional approach’ to finding love. New comedy from Gillian Duffy. Book here.