Edinburgh Playhouse

Opened: 1929
Capacity: 3,039 seats


  • Originally opened as a super-cinema, the Playhouse is the UK’s largest theatre and is a must-visit location for West End shows.
  • Recent productions include We Will Rock You, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Hairspray. The Lion King opened in October 2013 to a sellout fourteen week run. Other forthcoming attractions include Jersey Boys, Barnum, Wicked and Dirty Dancing.
  • The venue also hosts high-profile comedians and music. Recent highlights include Gary Barlow, Leona Lewis, Little Mix, Alfie Boe and Jimmy Carr.
  •  The venue recently opened an Ambassador Lounge and Cocktail Bar.


The Playhouse Theatre has the beautiful main auditorium available for hire and also the bar areas that provide a more private space for meetings or functions.
Contact the Playhouse Theatre to find out more on 01315243322 or by email to colinmarr@theambassadors.com


Edinburgh Playhouse, 18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, EH1 3AA Scotland

Contact: Colin Marr, Theatre Director


Stage Door: 0131 524 3324


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