Other Venue’s Listings

Theatre taking place in venues with less frequent performances.

Here you can find shows at places like Summerhall, Portobello Town Hall, the Hill Street Theatre and others, which host occasional theatre shows, but don’t do so on a regular basis.

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

The Banshee Labyrinth
29-35 Niddry St, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, UK
The Ebony Frame (Erstwhile Media)
Sat 4 May 2024.
Early evening: 5.30pm.
Rehearsed reading of a new adaptation of an Edith Nesbit ghost story by Oliver Giggins to mark the centenary of the author’s death. When Arthur Marsh inherits his aunt’s house, he expects nothing more than a long-desired financial stability. But the ancient ebony frame on an otherwise unremarkable picture exerts a strange attraction on the young man… Book here.

Bedlam Theatre
11B Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ.

Hill Street Theatre
19 Hill Street EH2 3JP.

Cyrano de Bergerac (Arkle)
Wed 24 – Sat 27 April 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
See preview: Arkle nose what’s up.
Swordsman, Philosopher, Poet, Raconteur… Cyrano de Bergerac is all these things, but none of them makes him happy. What he desires above all is the love of the beautiful Roxane. But his problem is as plain as the nose on his face. Surely he is too ugly ever to be loved? Book here.

Inverleith St Serf’s Church Centre
1a Clark Road, EH5 3BD.
Curtain Up (St Serf’s Players)
Thurs 23 – Sat 25 May 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
In Peter Quilter’s 2004 comedy, five women inherit equal shares in a dilapidated theatre and plan to bring it back to life. After trying various fund-raising schemes, their big plan is a concert with local talent and a world-famous star who has agreed to appear for no fee… Book here.

Loretto School Theatre
Millhill, Musselburgh.
MAMA Spotlight Awards (MAMA)
Fri 3- Sat 4 May 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2pm.
Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association’s annual revue brings a fun filled evening of iconic Musicals and Artists through the years. This season, the revue also gives the audience a chance to choose one of the numbers MAMA will perform in their People’s Choice Award. Book here 

Magnusson Centre
42 Henderson Row, EH3 5DW.

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

MAMA Spotlight Awards (MAMA)
Thurs 18 – Sat 20 April 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2pm.
NB: This event will now take place at Loretto School Theatre on Fri 3/Sat 4 may.
See news stories:
MAMA pulls annual review and MAMA’s venue reprieve.

Pleasance Theatre
60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ.

 All Shook Up (QMU)
Thurs 2 – Sat 4 May 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 12.30pm.
Queen Margaret University’s Musical Theatre Society with the jukebox musical set in 1955 featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, with a book by Joe DiPietro about a guitar-playing roustabout who rides into a square little town and, well, shakes things up. Book here.

Terry Pratchett’s Men at Arms (Strawmoddie Theatre)
CYMERA: Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing.
Thurs 30 May – Sun 2 June 2024.

Thurs: 7.30pm; Fr/Sat: 8.30pm; Sun: 5pm.
Scarcely a year on from the events of Guards! Guards!, the Ankh-Morpork City Night Watch find their services are once more needed to tackle a threat to their city. A threat at least as deadly as a 60-foot dragon, but mechanical and heartless to boot. It kills without compunction. It is the first gun on the Discworld. Strawmoddie with another of Steve Briggs’ Pratchett adaptations. Book here.

Dune! The Musical (Dan Collins)
CYMERA: Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing.
Sat 1 – Sun 2 June 2024.

Sat: 6.30pm; Sun: 3pm.
A memoir in song by the Earl of Caladan, trusted adviser to the Padisha Emperor and beloved troubadour-warrior, the bard Gurney Halleck. Sing along with little Paul Atreides on his journey to Sietch Tabr; can he tame the worm, save the world AND get the girl? Book here.

A Rose Appears: Test Phase (Dave Robb)
CYMERA: Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing.
Sat 1 – Sun 2 June 2024.

Sat: 6.30pm; Sun: 4.30pm.
Work in progress: A shadowy organisation hires three scientists to experiment with an extra-terrestrial element which might hold the key to teleportation. When one of them is unexpectedly killed by the machine, it is up to her colleagues to solve the puzzle – or face the consequences of failure. Book here.

Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal (Strawmoddie Theatre)
Thurs 5 – Sun 8 Dec 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat/Sun mats: 2.30pm.
Imprisoned in Ankh-Morpork, con artist Moist von Lipwig is offered a choice: to be executed or to accept a job as the city’s Postmaster General. It’s a tough decision, but he’s already survived one hanging and isn’t in the mood to try it again. Strawmoddie with another of Steve Briggs’ Pratchett adaptations. Book here.

Portobello and Joppa Parish Church Hall
1a Brunstane Road North, Joppa, EH15 2DL

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

1 Summerhall, EH9 1PL.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, the Caledonian
Princes Street, EH1 2AB.
Edinburgh Magic
Sats: 20 Apr; 11 & 25 May; 8 & 22 June 2024
Saturday evenings: 6pm & 8.30pm (Versailles Suite).
Æ Review: ★★★★☆ Rosy
Kevin Quantum performs an hour of magic that’s fooled some of the most brilliant and creative people ever to have lived, often times with strong links to Edinburgh and Scotland. An elegant, intimate and quite astonishing evening of magic, mystery and wonder in one of Edinburgh’s most historic and enchanting hotels. Book here.