New Town Theatre

New Town Theatre
New Town Theatre
Freemasons Hall, 96 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DH
  • Box office 0131 226 0000
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39 Steps by Patrick Barlow

Teatrul Foarte Mic …trains, planes, car chasing… all in front of your eyes in a suspense thriller and a burlesque comedy about the world behind the movie screen… just 39 steps to get there… After a novel by John Buchan and the film of Alfred Hitchcock’s 39 Steps, an original concept of Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon…

Thu 6 Aug

Majestic

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Majestic

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Majestic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 17 Aug

Around the World, My Journey Continued After You Left

Returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the third time, leading Chinese physical theatre company Theatre SanTuoQi presents a new musical, Around The World, My Journey Continued After You Left, written and directed by its award-winning Artistic Director Zhao Miao with music by popular Chinese composer Fan Chong.

Wed 19 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 21 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 30 Aug

Butoh Beethoven

Vangeline Theater European premiere. New York butoh star Vangeline conjures ghosts of two passionate giants – founder of butoh Tatsumi Hijikata and composer Ludwig van Beethoven – in this hypnotic, electrifying and award-winning solo performance. ‘Bone-chilling’, Best Dance 2011 (Time Out Chicago). ‘Transfixing’ Best…

Thu 6 Aug

Magic

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Magic

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Magic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 17 Aug

Comfort Slaves

Peter's wife is pregnant and missing. His sister Sarah is about to go on a TV talent show. Her boyfriend Gavin is paying back a debt. He's working for Mr. Jerry Logan, MP for Paisley. Mr Logan's a powerful man who thinks he can get away with anything. Even kidnapping a pregnant woman who claimed he raped her when she was…

Thu 6 Aug

Kitchen - Standing

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Kitchen - Standing

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Kitchen - Standing

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Kitchen - Standing

£10 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 30 Aug

Girls and Dolls

Abhaile Arís Theatre Company ‘As long as it looks okay, it doesn't matter if it's broken.’ - Clare to Emma. Can best friends really last forever? Belfast, 1980. Emma and Clare are thick as thieves, skipping, chasing and playing in the park… but the terrible events of that summer would tear their lives apart, binding…

Tue 11 Aug

Magic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Magic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 13 Aug

Magic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug back to top

The History of Music

Buzz Brass Award-winning brass ensemble Buzz presents The History of Music, a fabulous theatrical odyssey that travels through space and time at a thrilling tempo to explore the music of the Western world from pre-historic times to the present day. Bursting with energy, astonishing originality, extraordinary…

Thu 6 Aug

Majestic

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Majestic

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 30 Aug

It Started With Jason Donovan

Sarah Blanc ‘This is a piece told with such brutal honesty that many wept with laughter.’ (Vikki Vile). Especially for you, Sarah Blanc recounts her past dating life through the songs of her first love – Jason Donovan. Presented in a lecture-style format, alongside a cardboard cut-out Jason, she offers important life…

Wed 19 Aug

Magic

£10 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

Magic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 21 Aug

Magic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 27 Aug

Macbeth

Youth Music Theatre UK with the Lyric Theatre Belfast 'It will have blood, they say. Blood will have blood.' Witness urban electronica fused with contemporary choreography and the original text to create Shakespeare as you’ve never seen it before. Set in a futuristic dystopia, the digital world has come to a grinding…

Wed 19 Aug

Majestic

£10 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 21 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 30 Aug

New Town Theatre Cabaret

Universal Arts Productions The nightly cabaret features a selection of the best festival entertainment with a changing line-up of international and local singers, musicians and entertainment, all in the oak-lined splendour of the Mysterious theatre bar. Age category: 16+

Thu 6 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Nina Simone Black Diva Power

Art Events Australia Following huge success at Adelaide Cabaret Festival (four-star reviews), Melbourne-based and Brixton-born-and-raised jazz diva, the acclaimed Ruth Rogers-Wright plays Nina Simone during the period when she grew from popular jazz and blues singer to become the voice of the civil rights movement in…

Thu 6 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Mysterious

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 30 Aug back to top

Not the End of the World

Youth Music Theatre UK What happened to the women and children aboard Noah’s Ark? The animals that went in two by two? A frighteningly zealous and single-minded Noah battles apocalyptic elements as we follow the story of the Flood through the eyes of his forgotten daughter. Obstacles litter our protagonist’s…

Thu 6 Aug

Majestic

£10 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Majestic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Majestic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 16 Aug

Nothing To See Here

Edinburgh Police Choir Nothing to see here… move along… unless you want to experience the choir that’s sold out its Fringe shows for the last two years; that recently came 2nd in the Manchester Amateur Choral Competition; that took Choir of the Day at the Scottish heats for the 2014 BBC Choir of the Year and was 6th…

Tue 18 Aug

Majestic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

On the Sunny Side of the Street with Xara Vaughan

Xara Vaughan Xara returns to the Fringe after her five-star debut, to tell the story of Broadway and Hollywood legend Dorothy Fields, one of the finest lyricists of all time. Features the immortal songs The Way You Look Tonight, I’m in the Mood for Love and Hey Big Spender. ‘Cool, classy and highly polished’ ★★★★…

Thu 6 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Mysterious

£13 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 29 Aug

The Outsider

Janne Raudaskoski, TT13 A man not of this world suddenly wanders onto Earth. The Outsider, a naive Buster Keaton-like character, bumps into modern humanity. The Outsider is a delightful fantasy for grown-ups which has gathered standing ovations around Europe. The performance evokes the visual style of silent films…

Thu 6 Aug

Majestic

£8 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Majestic

£8 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Majestic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Sensuality in Marble and Bronze

Ryszard Piotrowski An exhibition of marble and bronze sculptures by the renowned Polish artist, in the sumptuous surroundings of Freemasons’ Hall Committee Room, is accompanied by an exhibition of drawings in the Mysterious hallway. Piotrowski studied at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts and his work has been presented…

Thu 6 Aug

Promoters Centre

0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Promoters Centre

0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Promoters Centre

0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug back to top

Ticket to Bollywood

Ferriswheel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. A spectacular, high-octane production from Mumbai, India brings to life the glitz and glamour of Bollywood song and dance. With fantastic costumes and joyful music, the show is an homage to one of the world’s greatest film industries – Bollywood. ‘An exuberant ride’ (Asian Fortune…

Thu 6 Aug

Majestic

£7 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Majestic

£7 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Touch

Premiering at the New Town Theatre, Touch comes from an international team calling Scotland their home away from Ireland, London, Poland, and Canada. Jacky is sweet. She wants to get to know you better. She wants to help you. So why is there blood on the stage? Jacky used to teach people how to see and understand…

Wed 19 Aug

Magic

£11 (£9) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

Magic

£11 (£9) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 21 Aug

Magic

£11 (£9) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 30 Aug

The Trials of Galileo

Icarus Theatre Collective ‘The Universe is a divine miracle Galileo, not a clockwork toy! Proof denies faith, and without faith we are nothing.’ In this reprimand by Pope Urban is Galileo's tragedy, a mistaken belief that if he supplied the church with proof, he would enlighten the world while escaping persecution. He…

Thu 6 Aug

Magic

£9 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Magic

£9 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Magic

£13 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Tutte Contro Verdi

ISIFUERA S.L. An outstanding and innovative operatic performance created from an original idea by the soprano and actress Miren de Miguel, based on her own conflict as a woman and artist, from the beauty of the arias and scenes she interprets and the written texts for the roles of women in the lyrical universe of…

Thu 6 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 17 Aug

Vagabond

Triciclo Rojo Vagabond. Where will the wind take you? This is the story of three vagabonds in search of happiness and how a dandelion transforms the meaning of their lives. Cazzo, Lazzo and Pozzo spend their days fixing the old lighthouse, believing that only then will the pier be a home to them. Before the goal is…

Thu 6 Aug

Majestic

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Majestic

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Majestic

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Wojtek: The Happy Warrior

Quarter Too Ensemble Based on the true story of the Syrian brown bear who was enlisted into the Polish army during WWII. Before he ends his days in Edinburgh Zoo, watch Wojtek wrestle, ride in army trucks, set sail for war and aid the fight in the largest land battle in WWII, as the company bring a ragtag selection of…

Thu 6 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Mysterious

£11 (£9) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Yerma

Amina Khayyam Dance Co The anguishing and compelling story of Yerma, a woman suffering the social torment of a childless marriage, that forces her to commit a horrific and irrevocable act, is interpreted to neo-classical Kathak dance and performed to spectacular live music with tabla, cello and vocals. Originally set…

Thu 6 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 30 Aug

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