Playhouse

Indoor Covid restrictions extended

Indoor Covid restrictions extended

Shows cancel as Covid measures continue to Jan 24

Indoor events will not resume at normal capacity until Monday 24 January 2022 at the earliest, as the Scottish Government extends indoor Covid mitigation measures for an extra week.

January 11, 2022 | By | Reply More
Dylan Show gets Edinburgh Dates

Dylan Show gets Edinburgh Dates

Girl from the North Country for Edinburgh Playhouse

Girl from the North Country, the musical written and directed by Conor McPherson using Bob Dylan’s music and lyrics has announced October 2022 dates at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

January 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Four venues cancel shows

Four venues cancel shows

Playhouse, Traverse and Storytelling Centre closed.

All remaining performances of White Christmas at the Edinburgh Playhouse have been cancelled, as of Monday 20 December 2021 due to “issues surrounding Covid 19”.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
White Christmas

White Christmas

★★★★☆ Big and bright

The Curve Theatre’s big touring production of White Christmas brightens the Playhouse stage like a clear sky after a night fall of snow, bringing both warmth and crisp definition in its wake.

December 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 13 to Sun 19 December 2021

Listings: Mon 13 to Sun 19 December 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages this week…

With most Christmas productions up and running, the Playhouse and the Studio Theatre complete this years offer with new openings from the extreme ends of the Festive selection, at least in terms of size.

December 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

★★★★☆ Magnificent mean girls

When a beloved film turns stage musical, you can bet that the original’s best-remembered line will become a song. Not Heathers, whose most-quoted piece of dialogue involves, shall we say, the recreational use of a chainsaw.

December 8, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Lions Roar Back!

The Lions Roar Back!

The Lion King to return in June 2022

Disney’s The Lion King is to return to the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2022, following its run in 2020 which was curtailed by Covid.

November 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Brydon, Mack  & Mitchell for Edinburgh

Brydon, Mack & Mitchell for Edinburgh

May dates for three comics’ Town to Town tour

Town to Town, featuring Rob Brydon, Lee Mack and David Mitchell, has booked nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow’s Theatre Royal in May 2022.

November 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

★★★★★ Bountiful

The roses are back at the Edinburgh Playhouse and they smell sweeter than ever – be they named Belle or Beast – in Disney’s newly reimagined version of Beauty and the Beast, playing to the end of November.

October 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

★★★★☆ Compelling tragedy

All may not be right in the world but some things just don’t change. Judging from the opening night audience at the start of its week long stay at the Playhouse, Blood Brothers is still the musical guaranteed to end with a standing ovation.

October 14, 2021 | By | Reply More