Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
13-29 Nicolson Street
The Festival Theatre has 1915 seats making it the second largest theatre in Edinburgh. Built on the site of the Empire Theatre, the auditorium has been restored to its former glory and with its large stage, is ideal for large scale dance and opera productions. The Theatre's striking glass frontage provides a dramatic entrance to the traditional art deco auditorium.
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Lothian Buses: 3, 3A, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 47, X47, 49
Call 0131 473 2089 if you have any further questions about the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh.
Edinburgh International Festival Performances At the Festival Theatre 2013
Dance Odysseys: Featuring world premieres, historical genre-changers, celluloid classics and some of the world’s newest and most exciting dance voices, this unique festival-within-a-festival invites you to explore dance in a brand new way. Experience Dance Differently with Scottish Ballet, Scotland’s National Dance Company on a journey into the curious, the conceptual and the most creative world of dance.
Don Quichotte du Trocadéro: José Montalvo combines farce, burlesque and commedia dell’arte for the 21st century with urban and modern dance, film and slapstick comedy in his brilliant new show. Featuring acclaimed comic actor Patrice Thibaud and a spellbinding interplay of live dance and film projections, Montalvo’s latest work makes for an unexpected, surreal and intriguing take on Cervantes’s iconic novel.
Media Skins: Photographer and media artist Hyung Su Kim explores new artistic expressions in public spaces by creating media facades using LEDs. Kim’s works transform familiar spaces and public spaces, whether the interior or exterior of buildings, theatres or even mountains into extraordinary places infused with possibilities through memories, history and re-inventions.