Edinburgh Playhouse was originally a cinema. It has a capacity of 3,059, making it the UK's largest working non-sporting Theatre which now hosts touring musicals and music concerts and over the years the Theatre has played host to the world's biggest and most successful musicals. The theatre is managed by the Ambassadors Theatre Group (ATG) and the building itself is Grade I Listed and was originally modelled on the Roxy Cinema in New York.
Operated by the Festival City Theatres Trust , Edinburgh Festival Theatre has one of the largest stages in Great Britain and the largest stage in Scotland. It boasts a 1900 seat auditorium, a suite of three function rooms known as the Empire Rooms, a café and a spacious foyer bar with fabulous glass frontage. The Empire Rooms are available for smaller meetings and conferences. It the home for Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera, and at the heart of the Edinburgh International Festival. The theatre has also gained an international reputation as one of the leading dance houses in the world, hosting a cutting-edge contemporary dance season alongside large-scale musicals, international ballet productions and a variety of one-night musical events.
The Kings Theatre Edinburgh presents high quality West End drama, dance, comedy and musical theatre, along with productions from local amateur companies. The King's annual Pantomime is an established tradition within the city. The recent major refurbishment has seen big improvements with brand new seating which affords much more legroom and an altogether more comfortable audience experience.
The Usher Hall is one of the most outstanding concert halls in the world. A landmark in the heart Edinburgh, since it's opening in 1914 it has hosted some of the greatest concerts and music in the city, attracting some of the biggest names in music rom rock, pop, classical, jazz, and folk music.
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Although there is no age limit at Usher Hall, the age restriction is at the discretion of the promoter.
The Queen's Hall is open all year round and offers a wide range of events including classical, jazz, blues, pop, rock, world, folk and comedy, and is also home to the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
During the summer months it hosts events for the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.
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Since opening in 1995, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre has held more than 2000 events, attracting 700,000 delegates to Edinburgh and Scotland. The purpose-built conference centre is ideal for events of 350+ delegates and continues to appeal to event organisers of associations and corporate meetings from across the world.
Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange is a genuinely flexible venue with real style and character. There is a Conference centre, banqueting suite and an exhibition hall. It is a world-class music venue, hosting a variety of artists and concerts.
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company is in permanent residence in the Lyceum building which it leases from City of Edinburgh Council. We perform for up to 48 weeks of the year producing up to 8 plays in that time which makes the Company one of the largest producing companies in the UK, and the largest drama company in Scotland.