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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    Wednesday 22nd May, 7.30pm
    By Zinnie Harris Lady Macbeth will stop at nothing to make Macbeth's prophecy a reality. So far, so familiar. But then the story fragments…
    Price(s): £18 - £38
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Macbeth (an undoing)

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    Thursday 23rd May, 7.30pm
    By Zinnie Harris Lady Macbeth will stop at nothing to make Macbeth's prophecy a reality. So far, so familiar. But then the story fragments…
    Price(s): £18 - £38
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6:15pm. Please book in advance
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Macbeth (an undoing)

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    Saturday 25th May, 2.30pm
    By Zinnie Harris Lady Macbeth will stop at nothing to make Macbeth's prophecy a reality. So far, so familiar. But then the story fragments…
    Price(s): £18 - £38
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 1:15pm. Please book in advance
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle
  • Sunset Song

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    Wednesday 5th Jun, 7.30pm
    By Morna Young Scotland’s most loved literary heroine Chris Guthrie is brought to the stage in this thrilling contemporary adaptation
    Price(s): £18 - £38
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Sunset Song

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    Thursday 6th Jun, 7.30pm
    By Morna Young Scotland’s most loved literary heroine Chris Guthrie is brought to the stage in this thrilling contemporary adaptation
    Price(s): £18 - £38
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6:15pm. Please book in advance
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Sunset Song

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    Saturday 8th Jun, 2.30pm
    By Morna Young Scotland’s most loved literary heroine Chris Guthrie is brought to the stage in this thrilling contemporary adaptation
    Price(s): £18 - £38
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 1:15pm. Please book in advance
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle
  • Songs of the Bulbul

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    Sunday 11th Aug, 8.00pm
    Aakash Odedra presents a spiritual and captivating new dance piece. This world premiere creates a sensitive dialogue between Sufi Kathak and Islamic poetry.
    Price(s): From £12.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Emma-Jane McHenry
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Hamlet

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    Saturday 17th Aug, 12.30pm
    Shakespeare’s explosive play is reinvented by Peruvian company, Teatro La Plaza and a cast of performers with Down’s syndrome. Woven into the text are the anxieties and frustrations of the actors; who ask where they fit in a society that rejects them?
    Price(s): From £12.00
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Catherine King & Clare Canton
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • The Fifth Step

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    Thursday 22nd Aug, 7.30pm
    David Ireland’s latest work, featuring BAFTA-nominated Scottish actor Jack Lowden, is a provocative and grimly comic play about men, intimacy and strength of belief.
    Price(s): From £20.00
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle
  • The Fifth Step

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    Friday 23rd Aug, 7.30pm
    David Ireland’s latest work, featuring BAFTA-nominated Scottish actor Jack Lowden, is a provocative and grimly comic play about men, intimacy and strength of belief.
    Price(s): From £20.00
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): TBC
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • The Fifth Step

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    Sunday 25th Aug, 2.00pm
    David Ireland’s latest work, featuring BAFTA-nominated Scottish actor Jack Lowden, is a provocative and grimly comic play about men, intimacy and strength of belief.
    Price(s): From £20.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): TBC
    Touch Tour: 12.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle