Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre
Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5UW
  • Box office 01738 621031
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  • Website www.horsecross.co.uk
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Following a £16.6 million major renovation in 2016-17 by architect Richard Murphy, Perth Theatre has a restored and listed auditorium, reinstated upper tiers and the addition of an orchestra pit. The project also created a 200-seat studio theatre. Lifts now offer improved access to all levels.

It is the home of Perth Youth Theatre.

Parking is available on Mill Street with daytime charges and a car park on Kinnoull Street.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

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Antigone, Interrupted

Contemporary dance performance by the Scottish Dance Theatre.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

£12 (£11; Students £7.50) / 01738 621031

Sat 15 Feb 2020

£12 (£11; Students £7.50) / 01738 621031

Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big in This?

Arabella Weir delves into true stories from her dysfunctional childhood and her life as a single working mum.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

£18 / 01738 621031

Arcade featuring Heidi Talbot and Adam Holmes

New songs exploring celtic, Americana, soul and roots sounds from acclaimed Irish singer Heidi Talbot and Scottish songwriter Adam Holmes. Between them, Ireland’s Heidi Talbot and Scotland’s Adam Holmes have been nominated for multiple BBC Folk Awards, SAY awards, Irish music awards and played for First Ministers and…

Sat 13 Jun 2020

£16 / 01738 621031

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code returns to the Perth Theatre with a very special show. In the run up to his eagerly anticipated new album, Ross Wilson brings his band and Seonaid Aitken's string quartet to preview the new songs alongside fan favourites. The evening will also see a reunion with Southern Fried Voices, marking the passing of…

Sat 18 Apr 2020

£18 / 01738 621031

The Brandon McPhee Experience

A hugely entertaining mix of accordion tunes and songs covering many genres of music that is absolutely not to be missed. Following a sellout success at Perth Concert Hall as the star of The Jimmy Shand Experience, Brandon returns to Perth by popular demand. He learned his first tune, The Dark Island, on the…

Sat 15 Feb 2020

£21 / 01738 621031

Cloud Man

Claude has always had his head in the clouds. He is a cloud expert and all of his life he has dreamt of seeing a Cloud Man – an extremely rare creature who lives a quiet life high up in the sky. Follow the clues to the very top of Cloud Mountain where the views are always surprising. If you are lucky, you may see…

Tue 7 Apr 2020

£7.50 / 01738 621031

Wed 8 Apr 2020

£7.50 / 01738 621031

Thu 9 Apr 2020

£7.50 / 01738 621031

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr 2020

Còig

Còig is one of Atlantic Canada’s most exciting and invigorating Celtic bands, made up of four accomplished multi-instrumentalists: Chrissy Crowley, Rachel Davis, Darren McMullen and Jason Roach. After the success of their debut UK tour in spring 2019, which was extended due to demand, they are back for more. With fiery…

Tue 18 Feb 2020

£16 / 01738 621031

Enough of Him

A National Theatre of Scotland and Pitlochry Theatre co-production centred around the true story of Joseph Knight, a man who was enslaved and brought to Scotland.

Tue 3 Nov 2020

£10–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

Wed 4 Nov 2020

£10–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

Thu 5 Nov 2020

£10–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

…and 2 more dates until 7 Nov 2020

Girls Night Oot! The Musical

Sequel to smash hit I Will Survive – a night out for the girls with a retro soundtrack.

Fri 31 Jan 2020

£9.50–£17.50 / 01738 621031

Sat 1 Feb 2020

£9.50–£17.50 / 01738 621031

Heroine

Heroine, a solo show by Mary Jane Wells, is the true story of Danna Davis. It takes grit to be the only woman in the entire platoon. It takes courage to lead your squad into combat, when your assailant is within. But it takes heroism to finally talk about it. Danna Davis served for 10 years in the US armed forces…

Wed 29 Jan 2020

£10.50 (£5–£8.50; Children £5) / 01738 621031

Horsecross Glee Juniors P1-3 2019/20

Develop vocal and music-making skills through interactive singing sessions with our professional tutors. Horsecross Glee offers participants opportunities to sing in large groups, smaller ensembles and as soloists. Groups are open for all with no entrance audition. Horsecross Glee Juniors will: - Introduce rhythm…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

Horsecross Glee Juniors P4-7A 2019/20

Develop vocal and music-making skills through interactive singing sessions with our professional tutors. Horsecross Glee offers participants opportunities to sing in large groups, smaller ensembles and as soloists. Groups are open for all with no entrance audition. Horsecross Glee Juniors will: - Develop rhythm…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

Horsecross Glee Juniors P4-7B 2019/20

Develop vocal and music-making skills through interactive singing sessions with our professional tutors. Horsecross Glee offers participants opportunities to sing in large groups, smaller ensembles and as soloists. Groups are open for all with no entrance audition. Horsecross Glee Juniors will: - Develop rhythm…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

Horsecross Glee Seniors S1-6 2019/20

Develop vocal and music-making skills through interactive singing sessions with our professional tutors. Horsecross Glee offers participants opportunities to sing in large groups, smaller ensembles and as soloists. Groups are open for all with no entrance audition. Through focused rehearsal room techniques the class…

Mon 20 Jan 2020

£75 / 01738 621031

Horsecross Streetcrew P1-3 2019/20

Develop dance skills and coordination through sessions led by our professional dance tutors. Through creative dance the class will: * Introduce basic warm-ups/dance health £50 by 20 Jan Jan joining price: £76 Bursary: £30 for year subject to meeting requirements Classes run during the term time: Sep - Nov…

Fri 24 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

Horsecross Streetcrew P4-7 2019/20

Develop dance skills and coordination through sessions led by our professional dance tutors. Through creative dance the class will: - Develop street dance moves - Introduce basic choreography skills, including story-telling through dance - Develop musicality and listening skills Booking Info Priority booking for…

Fri 24 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

The Importance of Being Earnest

Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts presents “You answer to the name of Ernest. You are the most earnest-looking person I ever saw in my life. It is perfectly absurd your saying that your name isn’t Ernest.” Jack and Algernon are best friends. Jack is Ernest in town. Algernon is Ernest in the country. But can two…

Thu 5 Mar 2020

£9.50–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

Fri 6 Mar 2020

£9.50–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

Sat 7 Mar 2020

£9.50–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

…and 10 more dates until 21 Mar 2020

Joan Clevillé’s Antigone, Interrupted

Scottish Dance Theatre presents Joan Clevillé's 'Antigone, Interrupted' Commissioned by the Rural Touring Dance Initiative in association with Perth Theatre. What do you do when the state becomes the oppressor? Would you put your body on the line? What if disobedience was the only alternative to injustice? A young…

Fri 14 Feb 2020

£10.50 (£7.50–£9.50) / 01738 621031

Sat 15 Feb 2020

£10.50 (£7.50–£9.50) / 01738 621031

Let's Dance Kids

Creative dance classes for secondary school aged children (S1-6) with learning or physical disabilities. Classes will enable participants to explore a range of dance styles. For more information please contact Peter Royston 01738 477730 Booking Info FREE but ticketed (classes must be booked in advance) Classes can be…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

01738 621031

Little Stars: Baby

Join us for creative play in our fun-filled workshops which include drama, singing and dancing activities. All workshops are tailored to engage and inspire particiapnts, building confidence and providing take-home activities for grown ups and their stars! Little Stars: Baby (age 0-2yrs): 10.30am-11.15am The Space…

Thu 23 Jan 2020

£3 / 01738 621031

Thu 30 Jan 2020

£3 / 01738 621031

Thu 6 Feb 2020

£3 / 01738 621031

…and 7 more dates until 26 Mar 2020

Little Stars: Pre-school

Join us for creative play in our fun-filled workshops which include drama, singing and dancing activities. All workshops are tailored to engage and inspire particiapnts, building confidence and providing take-home activities for grown ups and their stars! Little Stars: Pre-school (3-5yrs): 11:30am-12.15am The Space…

Thu 23 Jan 2020

£3 / 01738 621031

Thu 30 Jan 2020

£3 / 01738 621031

Thu 6 Feb 2020

£3 / 01738 621031

…and 7 more dates until 26 Mar 2020

Macbeth

A Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Derby Theatre production Shakespeare’s darkest and spookiest thriller… Battles. Murder. Ghosts. And desire… Three witches on a heath have a disturbing prophecy for a victorious warrior. Macbeth will be king of Scotland. As this wicked seed is planted, daring Macbeth and his…

Tue 31 Mar 2020

£10–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

Wed 1 Apr 2020

£10–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

Thu 2 Apr 2020

£10–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 01738 621031

…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr 2020

The Matt Monro Story

Robert Pratt for Chimes International Proudly Presents featuring Matt Monro Jnr. Back by popular demand, The Matt Monro Story is an inspiring and unforgettable show celebrating the life and music of the man who was regarded as “the singer’s singer” by his peers. From Born Free to Walk Away and Portrait Of My…

Wed 21 Oct 2020

£26 / 01738 621031

Nailed It! - The Birthday Special

After the success of his first visit to Perth Theatre in March, your fitness and lifestyle guru Jesus L'Oréal descends once again in a cloud of Febreeze with a special festive version of his service, Nailed It! Join him for a high-energy service of song, dance and Jehovah's Fitness as he regales you with many fabulous…

Fri 13 Dec

£11 (£7.50–£9) / 01738 621031

Sat 14 Dec

£11 (£7.50–£9) / 01738 621031

The New Madrids

Influenced by artists such as Gram Parsons, Jayhawks, Uncle Tupelo and The Band, Perth’s own New Madrids play a great mix of country, rock and soul, which is given a harder edge by Ian Hutchison’s raw vocals. American roots are at the heart of The New Madrids' sound with a powerhouse rhythm section of Maurice McPherson on…

Sat 4 Apr 2020

£13 / 01738 621031

Perth Film Society - Amazing Grace

Perth Film Society presents Cert U, 2018, 89 min, English A spellbinding performance by the late, great soul and gospel singer Aretha Franklin is captured in Sydney Pollack’s 1972 film – finally brought to the screen after a long technical and legal battle. Refreshments.

Thu 9 Jan 2020

£6 (£5) / 01738 621031

Perth Film Society - Lady Bird

Perth Film Society presents Perthshire Women's Festival - Lady Bird Cert 15; 2017; 94 mins; English Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school.

Tue 10 Mar 2020

£6 (£5) / 01738 621031

Perth Film Society - Of Fish and Foe

Perth Film Society presents Cert 12A; 2019; 91 min; English The Pullars are the last family using traditional methods to fish for wild Atlantic salmon off the coast of Scotland. When these include killing seals, conflict erupts when animal activist groups oppose the Pullars at every turn.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

£6 (£5) / 01738 621031

Perth Film Society - The Midwife

Perth Film Society presents Cert 12A; 2017; 117 min; French A midwife gets unexpected news from her father's old mistress. Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot excel as contrasting women with an account to settle in a tale that combines realism and melodrama, from director Martin Provost.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

£6 (£5) / 01738 621031

Perth Film Society - Yuli

Perth Film Society presents Cert 15; 2018; 115 min; Spanish, English Director Icíar Bollaín presents the story of the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, a legend on the dance world and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles. A dancer who did not want to dance. Refreshments.

Thu 19 Mar 2020

£6 (£5) / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Dance Company 2019/20

Develop dance skills and coordination through sessions led by our professional dance tutors. Through focused rehearsal room techniques the class will: - Introduce and develop dancers' skills in a range of dance genres including contemporary, street, modern and ballet - Develop basic choreography skills (including…

Fri 24 Jan 2020

£75 / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Theatre Juniors P1-3 2019/20

Learn all aspects of theatre including performance, direction and stage management from theatre professionals. Through creative play activities classes will: - Introduce vocal work and basic movement - Introduce performing as part of an ensemble - Introduce story making Booking Info Priority booking for current…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Theatre Juniors P4-7A 2019/20

Learn all aspects of theatre including performance, direction and stage management from theatre professionals. Through creative play activities the course will: - Introduce script work - Introduce different roles (actor, director, etc) - Introduce character development - Introduce physical theatre Booking…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Theatre Juniors P4-7B 2019/20

Learn all aspects of theatre including performance, direction and stage management from theatre professionals. Through creative play activities the course will: - Introduce script work - Introduce different roles (actor, director, etc) - Introduce character development - Introduce physical theatre Booking…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Theatre Juniors P4-7C 2019/20

Learn all aspects of theatre including performance, direction and stage management from theatre professionals. Through creative play activities the course will: - Introduce script work - Introduce different roles (actor, director, etc) - Introduce character development - Introduce physical theatre Booking…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£50 / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Theatre Seniors S1-2A 2019/20

Learn all aspects of theatre including performance, direction and stage management from theatre professionals. Through creative play activities the course will: - Focus on stage craft - Develop physical theatre skills - Develop theatre vocabulary Booking Info Priority booking for current members will open on…

Tue 21 Jan 2020

£55 / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Theatre Seniors S1-2B 2019/20

Learn all aspects of theatre including performance, direction and stage management from theatre professionals. Through creative play activities the course will: - Focus on stage craft - Develop physical theatre skills - Develop theatre vocabulary Booking Info Priority booking for current members will open on…

Tue 21 Jan 2020

£55 / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Theatre Seniors S3-4 2019/20

Learn all aspects of theatre including performance, direction and stage management from theatre professionals. Through creative play activities the course will: - Focus on stage craft - Develop physical theatre skills - Develop theatre vocabulary Booking Info Priority booking for current members will open on…

Wed 22 Jan 2020

£75 / 01738 621031

Perth Youth Theatre Seniors S5-6 2019/20

Learn all aspects of theatre including performance, direction and stage management from theatre professionals. Through rehearsal room techniques the course will: - Further develop vocal/movement skills - Develop in-depth script work - Develop in-depth character development - Support participants applying/auditioning…

Thu 23 Jan 2020

£80 / 01738 621031

Poggle

Mischief maker, maker of fun, Tumble tumble, tickle my tum. Beasties, beasties, buzzing bees, Poggle’s not scared of climbing trees Poggle is the story of Vince, who wants to explore the forest but is too scared, until one day he meets Poggle, a friendly creature. Together they go on an adventure through the…

Tue 17 Dec

£7.50 / 01738 621031

Wed 18 Dec

£7.50 / 01738 621031

Thu 19 Dec

£7.50 / 01738 621031

…and 3 more dates until 22 Dec

The Signalman

Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts presents Winter 1919. Thomas Barclay is transported back in time, to the night when he was the Signalman who sent the Edinburgh/Burntisland train onto the Tay Rail Bridge, 40 years before. Who is responsible when accidents occur? Why is there a difference between what we feel and…

Wed 29 Apr 2020

£14.25 (£7.50–£12.75) / 01738 621031

Thu 30 Apr 2020

£14.25 (£7.50–£12.75) / 01738 621031

Fri 1 May 2020

£14.25 (£7.50–£12.75) / 01738 621031

…and 6 more dates until 9 May 2020

A Silent Death: An evening with Peter May

Peter May is one of Britain’s outstanding crime writers and recipient of many awards for both his novels and his journalism. Now living in France, Peter will be visiting Scotland on a whistle-stop tour and this is a rare opportunity to hear him speak about his writing in the Joan Knight Studio, Perth Theatre.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

£7 / 01738 444949

Sinbad

After her 7 long voyages, all Sinbad wants for Christmas is peace, a pal and a party in her home town of Perthepolis. It’s a bit cramped on the houseboat she shares with her bookish brother, Finn Lad, and her mother, the totally gorgeous but currently single (awwww!) Dame Jackie Alltrades - but their neighbours and…

Fri 13 Dec

£10–£21.50 (£10–£19.50; Children £8–£12) / 01738 621031

Sat 14 Dec

£10–£21.50 (£10–£19.50; Children £8–£12) / 01738 621031

Sun 15 Dec

£10–£21.50 (£10–£19.50; Children £8–£12) / 01738 621031

…and 14 more dates until 4 Jan 2020

Tina May & Brian Kellock

A lovely jazz night featuring the duo of May and Kellock.

Sat 14 Mar 2020

£18 / 01738 621031

We Are In Time

A unique theatre production about a transplanted heart. Prepare for a contemporary piece with music, words and songs.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

£13.50–£18.50 (£8.50–£18.50; Children £11) / 01738 621031

Wed 26 Feb 2020

£13.50–£18.50 (£8.50–£18.50; Children £11) / 01738 621031

The Wedding Singer

Tickets on sale Mon 6 Jan: 10am Perth Amateur Operatic Society presents Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer’s sparkling new score does for the '80s what Hairspray did for the '60s. Just say yes to the most romantic musical in 20 years. It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is the life of…

Tue 7 Apr 2020

£12–£19 (£12–£17) / 01738 621031

Wed 8 Apr 2020

£12–£19 (£12–£17) / 01738 621031

Thu 9 Apr 2020

£12–£19 (£12–£17) / 01738 621031

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr 2020

Yorkston Thorne Khan

Experimental collaborative group that includes folk singer-songwriter James Yorkston, award winning sarangi player Suhail Yusuf Khan and Jon Thorne, best known as jazz double bass player with electro outfit Lamb.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

£18 / 01738 621031

Young Choreographers Award

Perth Dance Festival presents See exciting young choreographers from across Perth and Kinross showcase dances they have created for a panel of expert judges.

Sat 25 Apr 2020

£5 / 01738 621031

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