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Hedda Gabler
Tue 17 to Sat 21 October | Festival Theatre

Hedda Gabler

Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, this modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece Hedda Gabler comes to the Festival Theatre. This vital new version by Olivier Award-winning playwright Patrick Marber (Closer, Three Days in the Country) is directed by Olivier and Tony Award®-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge), who made his National Theatre debut with this acclaimed new production.

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Son of A Preacher Man
Tue 17 October to Sat 21 October | King's Theatre

Son of A Preacher Man

Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them… Welcome to the Preacher Man, the swinging 1960s Soho joint where the kids danced the night away to the latest crazes and dared to dream of love, while the legendary owner, The Preacher Man himself, dispensed advice to cure the loneliest of hearts.

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Shakespeare's Globe Encore Screening: King Lear
Mon 23 October | Festival Theatre

Shakespeare's Globe Encore Screening: King Lear

King Lear’s tempestuous poetry is shot through with touches of humour and moments of heart-rending simplicity, as the notion of familial love is questioned and torn apart.

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The Real Thing
Tue 24 to Sat 28 October | King's Theatre

The Real Thing

Henry is the smartest and sharpest playwright of his generation. His wife, Charlotte, an actress, has been appearing in a play by Henry about a couple whose marriage is on the verge of collapse. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. When Henry’s affair with Annie threatens to destroy his own marriage, he realises life has started imitating art. But are they really in love? Is it the real thing?

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Rambert: A Linha Curva & Other Works
Thursday 26 October | Festival Theatre

Rambert: A Linha Curva & Other Works

Rambert brings the riotous, colourful, sexy A Linha Curva to Edinburgh. This percussion-fuelled explosion of samba-flavoured dance helped the company win the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance in 2010.

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'Thirteen' by Leith Academy
Fri 27 October | The Studio

'Thirteen' by Leith Academy

Thirteen Advanced Higher Drama students from Leith Academy present own pieces of work exploring current social issues.

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Duet For One
Tue 31 October to Sat 4 November | King's Theatre

Duet For One

This West End triumph comes to the King’s Theatre.

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Slava's Snowshow
Wed 1 to Sun 5 November | Festival Theatre

Slava's Snowshow

The multi award-winning international sensation returns to Edinburgh by popular demand. Enter Slava’s snowy world for a once in a lifetime, joyous, fun packed event culminating in a blizzard that puts you firmly at the centre of the action!

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The Steamie
Mon 6 to Sat 11 November 2017 | King's Theatre

The Steamie

It’s Hogmanay in a Glasgow wash house, and the girls need to get their washing done before the bells. Join Dolly, Magrit, Doreen and Mrs Culfeathers as they laugh and cry their way through the last day of the year – with a little help from the not so handy Andy.

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Balletboyz
Tue 7 November | Festival Theatre

Balletboyz

Celebrated across the world for their stunning live performances, films and TV work, BalletBoyz are back.

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Royal Shakespeare Company Encore Screening: Coriolanus
Wed 8 November | Festival Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Company Encore Screening: Coriolanus

A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome. A visceral production which sees Sope Dirisu take on the title role.

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Acosta Danza: Debut
Fri 10 & Sat 11 November | Festival Theatre

Acosta Danza: Debut

Following an exceptional career as a ballet star, international dance icon Carlos Acosta launches his brand new company, Acosta Danza in the UK.

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Trainspotting
Tue 14 to Sat 18 November | King's Theatre

Trainspotting

After sell-out success in 2016, the Citizens Theatre bring this intense and often hilarious story home to Edinburgh.

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La Traviata Unwrapped
Thu 16 November | Festival Theatre

La Traviata Unwrapped

Whether you're new to opera or an old hand, you can find out more at Opera Unwrapped - a free hour-long taster that gives an insight into our shows and how they are created. Presented from the stage at each venue, our Unwrapped events involve singers, back-stage crew and The Orchestra of Scottish Opera. You'll hear highlights from the music and be introduced to the principal characters from the opera, the plot and some key scenes. You'll also find out more about the props, costumes, lighting and direction, as well as some of the theatrical secrets behind the production.

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Dementia Friendly La Traviata
Fri 17 November | Festival Theatre

Dementia Friendly La Traviata

This specially created performance is fully-staged, and performed by a narrator, The Orchestra of Scottish Opera, and a wonderful cast of singers. Audiences are lead through the story, and hear some of the best-loved music from the opera. Lighting levels in the auditorium are brighter, and people are able to come in and out of the auditorium during the performance and see the show in the bar on TV screens.

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Scottish Opera: La Traviata
Wed 15, Sun 19, Tue 21, Thu 23 & Sat 25 November | Festival Theatre

Scottish Opera: La Traviata

Passionate, flamboyant, gripping; Sir David McVicar’s La traviata is not to be missed.

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Edinburgh Gang Show
Tue 21 to Sat 25 November | King's Theatre

Edinburgh Gang Show

Over 250 young people from Scouting and Girlguiding are back for another spectacular week!

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Legally Blonde The Musical
Mon 27 Nov to Sat 2 Dec | Festival Theatre

Legally Blonde The Musical

OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to Edinburgh. This all singing, all dancing romantic comedy is a fun-filled, feel-good pink fest, so bend and snap up your tickets today!

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King's Panto 2017/18: Cinderella
Saturday 2 December 2017 - Sunday 21 January 2018 | King's Theatre

King's Panto 2017/18: Cinderella

Book your seats early for our 2017/18 pantomime as Allan, Andy & Grant lead the cast in another unmissable King’s Theatre extravaganza!

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The Tin Soldier
Thurs 7 - Sat 23 December. | The Studio

The Tin Soldier

Hans Christian Andersen’s first ever children’s story is about two people who find each other in a rough tough world, although, like winter, nothing lasts forever.

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