Edinburgh Playhouse

  • 18-22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA
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The Edinburgh Playhouse is the largest theatre in the UK and the 'favourite stage in Scotland' (Billy Connolly) with a capacity of over 3,000! Over the years the theatre has played host to the world's biggest and most successful musicals including The Lion King, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon and Wicked, as well as many legendary bands, artists and comedians. We are also proud partners of the Edinburgh International Festival.

Box Office

Accepts Credit/Debit Cards

General enquiries

0131 524 3324




We have up to 8 wheelchair spaces per performance located in Row M of the Circle – please contact the venue’s access telephone booking line: 0844 871 7677 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge) or email edinburghgroupsales@theambassadors.com for specific information and booking. We would recommend the rear Circle if you are able to transfer from your wheelchair although please note that there are one or more steps involved. Our only level seating is with our wheelchair positions. Please contact us if you need further information. We can store wheelchairs in the Circle Bar during the performance if you are transferring.

Access through the Main Entrance to Circle Level. The Circle Level is our easy access point and we would recommend booking in the Circle for any of our patrons with limited mobility. The Stalls are located down 40 stairs from street level, the Balcony level is located up 25 stairs from street level. Please note that the Edinburgh Playhouse does not have a lift. Please contact the venue Access department on 0131 524 3301 (Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm) or email edinburghgroupsales@theambassadors.com for specific information and booking.


Bars serving snacks & refreshments are available on all levels. Circle Bar has step-free access from the street.