Finding Nemo on stage

Edinburgh has three main theatre's. That being the Playhouse, the Festival theatre and the King's. But during the month of August many more come on stream at various venues across the city. This is of course the time of the Edinburgh International Festival. They have been listed here but not all are open all the year round. Once again from the comfort of your own your can browse through the theatres listed below. Make your choice and book well in advance. Information of what is on in the Fringe of the festival click here. For what is on in the official festival click here.

Royal Lyceum Theatre https://lyceum.org.uk/ 0131 248 4848
The Festival Theatre The Festival Theatre 0131 529 6000
The King's Theatre The Kings Theatre  0131 529 6000
Bedlam Theatre https://www.bedlamtheatre.co.uk/  0131 629 0430
Theatre Workshop The Theatre Workshop  0131 226 5425 
The Stand Comedy Club The Stand Comey Club  0131 558 7272
The Pleasence Theatre https://www.pleasance.co.uk/ 020 7609 1800
The Assembly Rooms http://www.assemblyroomsedinburgh.co.uk/ 0131 220 4348
Churchhill Theatre http://www.churchhilltheatre.org/ 0131 220 4348
The Traverse Theatre https://www.traverse.co.uk/ 0131 228 1404
The Usher Hall https://www.usherhall.co.uk/about-us  0131 228 1155
The Brunton Theatre https://www.thebrunton.co.uk/  0131 653 5245

The history of the theatre in Edinburgh and the Lothians  goes way back into antiquity. The modern version of this use of entertainment came into being around  the time of Victoria. One of the oldest theatres in Edinburgh is the Kings Theatre. It was opened on the 8th December 1906. The opening show was Cinderella. The Usher Hall on Lothian Road, Edinburgh was opened on 6th March 1914. It was the venue for the 1972 Eurovision Song Contest, The contest was won by Luxembourg with Apres Toi by Vicky Leandros. The UK’s entry, Beg, Steal or Borrow by the New Seekers came in second place. A beautiful Victorian building, The Royal Lyceum Theatre is home to the Lyceum Youth Theatre and The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, . It opened on 10 September 1883 with a production of Much Ado About Nothing, starring two of the most renowned Shakespearean actors of the time., The towns of the counties of the Lothians als have theatres.&nb The most notalble being the Brunton Hall in Musselburgh. The building is textured concrete and glass. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother opened it in 1971.