On Stage the following week

Listings for week Monday 11 – Sunday 17 March 2024:

The current week’s listings are here: On stage this week.
Listings for the coming week are here: On stage Next Week.

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

Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU

Mama Afrika (Arts La’Olam)
Thurs 14 March 2024.
Evening: 7.30pm. (Upstairs)
Zimbabwean born singer, musician and storyteller Anna Mudeka tells the remarkable life story of an iconic South African singer, songwriter and civil rights activist, Miriam Makeba. The show charts her rise from the townships of Johannesburg to global star, tells her story of being forced into exile for her stand against apartheid and marginalised for championing Black rights. Book here.

Augustine United Church
41 George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL

Bedlam Theatre
11B Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ.

The Brunton @ Loretto School 
Loretto School Theatre, Millhill, Musselburgh. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240

The Banshee Labyrinth
29-35 Niddry St, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, UK

Central Hall
2 West Tollcross, EH3 9BP.

Church Hill Theatre
33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.

The Edinburgh Tabernacle
41-42 Ferry Rd., Inverleith Gardens, EH3 5PR.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.
Wed 28 Feb – Sat 27 April 2024
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm (+Tue 3 April)
The story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and helped shape the very foundations of the America we know today. Book here.

45 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF

Heart of Newhaven Community building
4-6 Main Street, Newhaven, Edinburgh EH6 4HY.

Hill Street Theatre
19 Hill Street EH2 3JP.

Inverleith St Serf’s Church Centre
1a Clark Road, EH5 3BD.

Leith Arches
6 Manderston Street, EH6 8LY

Leith Custom House
65-67 Commercial Street, Leith, EH6 6LH

Leith Depot
138-142 Leith Walk EH6 5DT

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848.

Blue Beard
Adapted and directed by Emma Rice.
Tue 12 – Sat 30  March2024
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats Weds & Sat: 2.30pm.
Blue Beard the Magician makes hearts flutter and pupils dilate. With a wink, a stroke and a flick – things just seem to vanish. Cards, coins, scarves… and women.  Emma Rice brings her own brand of theatrical wonder to this most beguiling and disturbing of tales. With her signature sleight of hand, Blue Beard explores curiosity and consent, violence and vengeance – all through an intoxicating lens of music, wit and tender truth. Book here.

Lyra Artspace
11 Harewood Road, EH16 4NT.

Marchmont St Giles’ Parish Church
3 Kilgraston Rd, EH9 2DW

North Edinburgh Arts
NEAC @ West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre, 19 West Pilton Grove, EH4 4BY

North Leith Parish Church
51 Madeira Street, EH6 4AU

On a screen in your own home

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014

Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier
Mon 11 March 2024
Evening: 8pm.
At a point in our evolution when it seems as if we’re sleepwalking into a world where humans might be redundant, and much of what we do can be done better and more efficiently by machines, what better time to celebrate our own flawed humanity. Book here .

Ellen Kent: Carmen
Wed 13 March 2024
Evening: 7.30pm
Senbla presents Opera International’s award-winning Ellen Kent production featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. An evening of passion, sexual jealousy, death and unforgettable arias. Book here .

Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly
Thurs 14 March 2024
Evening: 7.30pm
Back by overwhelming public demand, this award-winning Opera returns in a new production with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan. Book here .

Professor Brian Cox – Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey
Fri 15 March 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
What is the nature of space and time? How did life begin, how rare might it be and what is the significance of life in the Cosmos? What does it mean to live a small, finite life in a vast, eternal Universe?. Book here.

Pleasance Theatre
60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ.

Portobello Town Hall
147-149 Portobello High St, Portobello EH15 1AF.

Royal Highland Centre
Ingliston, EH28 8NB

The Royal Society of Edinburgh
22-26 George Street, EH2 2PQ.

St Andrews & St George’s West
13 George Street EH2 2PA

St Ninian’s Hall
40 Comely Bank, EH4 1AG

Saint Salvador’s Episcopal Church
61 Saughton Mains Street EH11 3QX.

St Stephens
105 St Stephen Street, EH3 5AB.

Sauchtonhall United Reform Church
85-87 Saughtonhall Drive, EH12 5TR.

Scottish Storytelling Centre
43-45 High St, EH1 1SR. Phone booking: 0131 556 9579

Southside Community Centre
117 Nicolson Street EH8 9ER.

Studio Theatre
The Studio, 22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.

1 Summerhall, EH9 1PL.

The Three Sisters
139 Cowgate, EH1 1JS.

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404.

Starving (PPP)
Tue 12 – Sat 16 Mar 2024
Daily: 1pm (Trav 2).
It’s 1972 and Wendy Wood is on the fifth day of her hunger strike. As the hunger pains and hallucinations kick in, her world collides with that of insecure Freya in 2021, who is starving for something to believe in. The two drink, dance and debate the question of how to find your freedom…fight or flight? Starving is a fiercely funny drama about writing your own legend, inspired by the life of Scottish activist Wendy Wood. Book here.

Escaped Alone
Wed 13 – Sat 16 Mar 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2pm (Trav 1).
I’m walking down the street and there’s a door in the fence open and inside there are three women I’ve seen before. Three friends meet for a chat in the garden. A neighbour is invited in and as darker secrets emerge, their afternoon is punctured by flashes of catastrophe. The Tron Theatre Company with the Scottish premiere of Caryl Churchill’s play. Book here.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, the Caledonian
Princes Street, EH1 2AB.

Voodoo Rooms
19A West Register Street, EH2 2AA.

Wee Red Bar
Lady Lawson Street, EH3 9DF.

*NB: This is intended to be a complete listing of all public theatrical productions on in Edinburgh. If you are staging a show which is not listed, or a listing is inaccurate, please get in touch through the contact page, here.