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“The Full Monty” 5 of 5 stars
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Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9FT, Scotland
0131 529 6000
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Ranked #21 of 156 Attractions in Edinburgh
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Owner description: If you like a little added sparkle with your live entertainment then the prestigious Festival Theatre is the place for you. Built in 1994, the impressive glass facade imposes a sense of occasion as you enter the sleek and contemporary foyer spaces. Enjoy a drink in our spacious bars and take in the insipring views across to Arthur's Seat - but don't let the modern entrance fool you - the traditional 1915-seat auditorium, with its sumptuous decor and lavish fittings, has all the grandeur and splendour you need for a truly special theatrical experience.Designed as Scotland's premier dance and opera house in 1994, the stage is the largest in Scotland, providing the perfect platform for world-class contemporary dance and ballet, and excellent acoustics make it a number one venue for opera, musicals and concerts. The Festival Theatre continues to provide the best programme of dance and opera in the country, as well as a variety of world-class productions across all artforms. Home to the International Festival in the summer, and Christmas shows in winter, you'll find unmissable entertainment here all year round.
Glasgow
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“The Full Monty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Absolutely fantastic. Great show, staff very helpful and food in the cafe fantastic. All in all very enjoyable experience. Prices reasonable too

Visited March 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“nutcracker ballet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

theatre was well organised viewing area very good. show was great and dancing and costumes were of a very high standard. staff were very helpful and polite.

Visited January 2013
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“great events”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I attended a play in this lovely venue. it is conveniently located in the middle of Edinburgh Old Town and very close to everything.

Visited January 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“The snowman with BRIGHT SPARKS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

On Saturday afternoon, wHile a large group of children with disabilities and their families, the front of house staff were amazing!
The performance was magical, and maybe even a little emotional, certainly left with a warm fuzzy feeling, hoping for snow. The children had a fantastic time, as did the adults..

Visited December 2012
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“Classic old meets Glassic new”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

I like the Festival theatre for its style and its comfort. If you have a problem parking, head towards the University

Visited May 2012
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