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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And They Played Shang-A-Lang

Craft Theatre Company Following a break after two years of sell-out shows, And They Played Shang-A-Lang is coming back! This is what life was like growing up in 70s Edinburgh, told through laughter, tears and 70s hit musical numbers. We follow Jim's life as he negotiates the stormy waters of adolescence. From school…

Thu 4 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 28 Aug

Brazil

ProdUse Theatre One Scot isn't looking for anything that lasts. In this darkly comic one-man show we join Doddy, Cockroach, The Malky and others as America litters Europe with bombs. Doddy tries to find order among the debris, the cynical wasteland that makes his home, our home, where even the angels flee. This play is…

Thu 4 Aug

Magic

£8 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Magic

£8 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Magic

£8 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 28 Aug

Bubble Revolution

Polish Theatre Ireland ‘An interesting and thought-provoking look at the world post-communism, which begs the question, is there such thing as happy ever after?' (Irish Theatre Magazine). 55 years after Berlin Wall divided Europe, 27 years after communism collapsed, 24 years after Coca-Cola fridges appeared in Poland…

Thu 4 Aug

Magic

£7 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Magic

£7 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Magic

£7 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 28 Aug

A Day in the Lives of Frankie Abbott

The Misty Moon Film Society After more than 40 years, mummy’s boy Frankie Abbott’s memory is fading while in a care home, still fantasising about guns, girls and gangsters. His carer, Marion, realises how much of a great pretender he was, and discovers what his life may have really been like as she glimpses elements of…

Thu 4 Aug

Magic

£8 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Magic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Magic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 15 Aug

Edinburgh Fest Live!

Scottish Broadcasting Company Daily TV Chat Show bringing you the best news, reviews, interviews, performances and much more from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Get a taste of everything the festival has to offer all in one place, as well as original comedy sketches and spoofs. Filmed every afternoon at 1:30pm in front…

Thu 4 Aug

Mysterious

£8 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Mysterious

£8 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 28 Aug back to top

The Elephant Girls

Parry Riposte Productions 'The most notorious girl gang Britain's ever seen' (Gangs of London). Organized, devious, and daring; they stole from the rich and gave to themselves. The riveting story of the all-woman gang which terrorized London for over 100 years. Once you meet Maggie Hale – the gang's suit-wearing…

Thu 4 Aug

Mysterious

£6 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Mysterious

£6 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Mysterious

£6 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 28 Aug

Jailmates

Dabster Productions Ltd A comedy of correspondence between recently divorced Jenny and recently imprisoned Gerry. Bored of her new single life, and in a search for excitement, she’s registered with a website called jailmates.com and begun corresponding with prison inmate Gerry, a fellow Glaswegian from the other side…

Thu 4 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 15 Aug

The Late Stage Cabaret

Paul and All the People A catharsis of cultural creativity from our capital city! Each evening, host and hero of the Edinburgh music scene, Paul Montague, will bring you an eclectic mix of performances and styles. Showcasing Edinburgh's songwriting and spoken word communities – fused with hand-picked acts from the…

Thu 4 Aug

Mysterious

£8 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Mysterious

£8 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Mysterious

£8 (£7) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 28 Aug

Living a Little

See it Off Theatre Company What should you do in a zombie apocalypse? Well, according to Rob and Paul, just try to have fun. Because what is the point of surviving if you're not going to live a little? We meet Rob, the typical try-hard, laddish bloke and his best friend Paul, the gayest straight man ever, living the…

Thu 4 Aug

Magic

£7 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Magic

£7 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Magic

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 28 Aug

A Medley of Four Dreams of Linchuan

Jiangxi Ganju Opera Troupe Official programme commemorating the 400th year anniversary of the deaths of Tang Xianzu and William Shakespeare. A collection of the greatest scenes from Four Dreams of Linchuan from China’s most celebrated playwright: Tang Xianzu. Authentically performed by the opera company who share his…

Thu 11 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 12 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 13 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug back to top

Michelle Shocked – The Mercury Trilogy

Michelle Shocked & 1000 Yard Grammy Award-winner Michelle Shocked returns to the stage with The Mercury Trilogy. Each show features one of Michelle's classic albums in its entirety over 24 consecutive nights: Short Sharp Shocked, Captain Swing and Arkansas Traveler. Over the course of her sonic campaign, she…

Thu 4 Aug

Mysterious

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Mysterious

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Mysterious

£12 / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 28 Aug

Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously

Geoff Notkin / Respect Films / Desert Owl Productions The European premiere of the official documentary film on Neil Gaiman, one of the world's most beloved storytellers (Sandman, American Gods, Stardust, Coraline, Neverwhere, Dr Who) and winner of every major science fiction and fantasy award, including the Hugo…

Fri 12 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 13 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Peony Pavilion

Zhejiang Kunqu Opera Troupe Official programme commemorating the 400th year anniversary of the deaths of Tang Xianzu and William Shakespeare. Tang Xianzu's work is brought to life in this stunning traditional Chinese Kunqu opera version of his most famous play The Peony Pavilion, which reveals the romantic yearnings…

Fri 19 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 20 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug

Queens of Antifolk

Over the years the infamous Antifolk scene has produced tonnes of phenomenal female talent – Regina Spektor, Laura Marling, Michelle Shocked, Kimya Dawson and many more. When you think of the Queens of Antifolk, think Joan Jett meets Joan Baez in the back of Janis Joplin's bus… Expect brilliant songwriting and comedy…

Wed 17 Aug

Magic

£8 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 18 Aug

Magic

£8 (£6) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 19 Aug

Magic

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 28 Aug

Romeo and Juliet

Hunan Kunqu Opera Troupe Official programme commemorating the 400th year anniversary of the deaths of Tang Xianzu and William Shakespeare. From the Hunan Kunqu Opera Troupe comes Shakespeare’s most famous love story, Romeo and Juliet, told in the traditional Kunqu opera style. The beauty of 14th-century opera and the…

Sun 7 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 8 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 9 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£5) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

This Evil Thing

Michael Mears This Evil Thing is the compelling and inspiring story of the men who in 1916 said no to warfare and killing: in a fast-moving, hard-hitting new play from 'the master of the one-man show' (List). Using verbatim testimonies and a multi-layered soundscape, the audience is taken on a dizzying journey from a…

Thu 4 Aug

Magic

£11 (£9) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Magic

£11 (£9) / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Magic

£13 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 28 Aug

The Tobacco Merchant's Lawyer

Andy Paterson Andy Paterson of edfringe and touring hit 3,000 Trees brings you double Fringe First-winning Iain Heggie’s classic 18th century comedy. Undercover nationalist lawyer Enoch Dalmellington wants to marry his daughter Euphemia off to secure her future. But will he be able to resist the power and money of…

Thu 4 Aug

Magic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 5 Aug

Magic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 6 Aug

Magic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 28 Aug

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