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.


Grindlay Street


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


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.
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

  • Anna Karenina

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    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