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From world premieres to the classics, foreign language theatre to our fantastic home grown talent, there is a wealth of choice for everyone at the Festival.  Many performances are also signed, captioned or supertitled, which you can find marked on the event pages.

Below you can find details of all of the theatre productions from 2014. We have announced the first theatre production for 2015. Find out more information about Antigone here.

 

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Exhibit B

Exhibit B lies somewhere between performance and exhibition, looking at themes of racism, 'othering' and the colonial history of Europe...
9 - 25 August
Various times
 
Playfair Library Hall
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Exhibit B

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Preview: James III

The final instalment of Rona Munro's extraordinary trilogy is colourful, brash and unpredictable.
9 August
7.30pm
 
Festival Theatre
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Preview: James III

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The War

Russian director Vladimir Pankov's new production explores the deep psychological and physical impact of war.
9 - 11 August
Various times
 
King's Theatre
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The War

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Ganesh Versus the Third Reich

Ganesh Versus the Third Reich is poignant, heart-warming, beautiful, disarming, full of vulnerability and sly humour.
9 - 12 August
Various times
 
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

James III: The True Mirror

Part three of Rona Munro's James Plays is colourful, brash and unpredictable.
10 - 22 August
Various times
 
Festival Theatre

James I: The Key Will Keep The Lock

In the first of the James Plays, bold and irreverent storytelling explores the complex character of this colourful Stewart king.
10 - 20 August
Various times
 
Festival Theatre

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