Theatres in Edinburgh

Traverse Theatre

10 Cambridge Street,




The Traverse Theatre is one of Edinburgh's most important venues. With stand-out productions and excellent programming, the Traverse regularly receives coveted awards and accolades. During the Edinburgh Festival the Traverse is one of the main venues used.



Festival Theatre

13/29 Nicolson Street,


EH8 9FT.


The Festival Theatre is one of Britain's largest venues and is at the heart of the Edinburgh International Festival. Programmes include contemporary dance, large-scale musicals, international ballet and a variety of one night musical events.



King's Theatre

2 Leven Street,


EH3 9LQ.


The King's Theatre is one of Edinburgh's oldest stages, opening in 1906. Productions include major touring drama shows, Edinburgh's annual pantomime, Royal National Theatre and the local amateur societies' productions.