Every August, the Edinburgh International Festival brings audiences together with the world’s leading artists for 3 weeks of exhilarating live music, theatre, opera and dance.

Address

18-22 Greenside Lane
Edinburgh
EH1 3AA

Location

Venue location
Located at the top of Leith Walk, next to the Omni Centre.

Transport

Parking information
There are disabled parking bays on London Road, approx 5 minute walk away. QPark (Greenside Row) multi-storey car park (approx 2 mins away) has 9 disabled parking spaces and lift to street level.
Taxi information
Outside Omni Centre
Bus/Tram information
1, 5, 7, 14, 34, 49 pass Omni Centre - best stop
Train
Waverley 0.3 miles South

Venue map

Venue access information

Edinburgh Playhouse is a former cinema in Edinburgh which now hosts touring musicals and music concerts. It has a capacity of 3000, the largest capacity of any non-sporting theatre in the UK.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: Centre stalls & circle
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Front - mid stalls
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Front - mid stalls

Events at Edinburgh International Festival @ Edinburgh Playhouse

  • The Crucible

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    Sunday 4th Aug, 7.30pm
    Arthur Miller's gripping drama is choreographed by Helen Pickett, with a thrilling new score by Peter Salem played live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.
    Price(s): £15 - £35 (fees apply)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Emma-Jane McHenry
    Touch Tour: 6.15pm, meet in the foyer
    Optimum seating position: Centre stalls & circle