The Lyceum is home to one of Scotland's largest and most successful producing theatres. Its 2022/23 season of high-quality productions, runs from February to June.

Address

Grindlay Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9AX

Location

Venue location
Next to the Usher Hall, right off Lothian Road. Back to back with the Traverse Theatre.

Transport

Parking information
Disabled spaces immediately outside theatre. Pay and display on surrounding streets. NCP Car Park on Castle Street.
Taxi information
Lothian Road across road from Usher Hall.
Bus/Tram information
1,2,10,11,15,16, 24 services stop outside and opposite the Usher Hall. Nearest Tram stop is on Shandwick place.
Train
Haymarket Station 947 yards to West / Waverley Station 1 mile East.

Venue map

Venue access information

Entrance doors quite heavy. Lift to all areas – access to main bar for wheelchair users is via a platform lift that needs to be operated by a member of staff. Accessible toilets on foyer level. Hearing loops and Audio Description headsets can be collected from the Shop in the foyer before a performance.

Lower light levels in bar area and routes to auditorium.

Six seats in Stalls with moveable arms for transfer. Wheelchair spaces at rear of Stalls. Two wheelchair spaces in the Grand Circle, and space in Stalls Boxes for another 4-6 wheelchair users. One wheelchair to borrow.

Low Box Office counter with loop and amplification mic. Infra-red system in auditorium. Collect neck loops from shop.

Email newsletter available.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle

Events at The Lyceum

  • Macbeth (an undoing)

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    Tuesday 21st Feb, 7.30pm
    By Zinnie Harris, in a new version after Shakespeare. Lady Macbeth will stop at nothing to make their darkest ambitions a reality.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): David Allan & Sarah Forrester
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Macbeth (an undoing)

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    Wednesday 22nd Feb, 7.30pm
    By Zinnie Harris, in a new version after Shakespeare. Lady Macbeth will stop at nothing to make their darkest ambitions a reality.
    Price(s): £10- £36
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Veronica Kinahan & John Cummings
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Macbeth (an undoing)

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    Saturday 25th Feb, 2.30pm
    By Zinnie Harris, in a new version after Shakespeare. Lady Macbeth will stop at nothing to make their darkest ambitions a reality.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Veronica Kinahan & John Cummings
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Captioned by Alison Pendlowski
  • You Bury Me

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    Wednesday 15th Mar, 7.30pm
    By Ahlam, directed by Katie Posner. This story is about a city. A city of drunken phone calls, first kisses, hysteria, sweat and laughter.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch & David Allan
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • You Bury Me

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    Thursday 16th Mar, 7.30pm
    By Ahlam, directed by Katie Posner. This story is about a city. A city of drunken phone calls, first kisses, hysteria, sweat and laughter.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Myra Galletly & Janette Knibb
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • You Bury Me

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    Saturday 18th Mar, 2.30pm
    By Ahlam, directed by Katie Posner. This story is about a city. A city of drunken phone calls, first kisses, hysteria, sweat and laughter.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Myra Galletly & Janette Knibb
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Captioned by Ben Poots
  • Castle Lennox

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    Thursday 30th Mar, 7.30pm
    By Linda McLean with music by Michael John McCarthy. "You said small spaces encourage large thoughts... and then you locked the door."
    Price(s): £10 - £20
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Castle Lennox

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    Friday 31st Mar, 7.30pm
    By Linda McLean with music by Michael John McCarthy. "You said small spaces encourage large thoughts... and then you locked the door."
    Price(s): £10 - £20
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Castle Lennox

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    Saturday 1st Apr, 2.30pm
    By Linda McLean with music by Michael John McCarthy. "You said small spaces encourage large thoughts... and then you locked the door."
    Price(s): £10 - £20
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Castle Lennox

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 1st Apr, 7.30pm
    By Linda McLean with music by Michael John McCarthy. "You said small spaces encourage large thoughts... and then you locked the door."
    Price(s): £10 - £20
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Kidnapped - A Swashbuckling Rom-com Adventure

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    Wednesday 19th Apr, 7.30pm
    Adapted by Isobel McArthur with Michael John McCarthy. Based on the adventure novel by Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Amy Cheskin
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Kidnapped - A Swashbuckling Rom-com Adventure

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    Thursday 20th Apr, 7.30pm
    Adapted by Isobel McArthur with Michael John McCarthy. Based on the adventure novel by Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Chris McKiddie
    Touch Tour: tbc
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Kidnapped - A Swashbuckling Rom-com Adventure

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    Saturday 22nd Apr, 2.30pm
    Adapted by Isobel McArthur with Michael John McCarthy. Based on the adventure novel by Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Chris McKiddie
    Touch Tour: tbc
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Captions by Glenda Carson
  • Anna Karenina

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    Wednesday 31st May, 7.30pm
    By Lesley Hart after Leo Tolstoy, directed by Polina Kalinina. Tolstoy’s masterpiece reimagined for The Lyceum stage.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Anna Karenina

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    Thursday 1st Jun, 7.30pm
    By Lesley Hart after Leo Tolstoy, directed by Polina Kalinina. Tolstoy’s masterpiece reimagined for The Lyceum stage.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Judy Gilbert & Caroline Jaquet
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Anna Karenina

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    Saturday 3rd Jun, 2.30pm
    By Lesley Hart after Leo Tolstoy, directed by Polina Kalinina. Tolstoy’s masterpiece reimagined for The Lyceum stage.
    Price(s): £10 - £36
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Judy Gilbert & Caroline Jaquet
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Captioned by Alison Pendlowski