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Edinburgh Playhouse

The Edinburgh Playhouse opened its doors for the first time at 2pm on Monday 12 August 1929. Although originally designed as a variety theatre, by the time the building was completed it had been decided to open it as a cinema. The first film to be screened was ‘The Doctor’s Secret’ an adaptation of JM Barrie’s short play ‘Half an Hour’.

The building was owned and run by the Maguire family and was designed by Glasgow architect John Fairweather. On a fact finding trip to... Read more >>

Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse Creative Learning

With over 3000 seats, Edinburgh Playhouse is the largest seated theatre in the UK and yet we remain rooted in the very heart of our vibrant community. To celebrate our 85th birthday this autumn, we proudly launch our Creative Learning programme offering unique opportunities to get more involved with your Playhouse, both on and off stage.


EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE COMMUNITY CHOIR

SUMMER TERM DATES

Fri 1 Jul - Fri 2 Sep 2016

Suitable for anyone aged 18+, no previous experience necessary.

Now into our second year and fresh from our first public performances at the Playhouse and in St. Giles’ Cathedral, our open-access choir has grown from strength to strength with a core membership of over 50!

Rehearsing every Friday in The Boards and led by our Choir Director, Gary Cameron, come along and stretch your vocal chords, embrace new music, build your confidence and make some new friends along the way. Early registration discounts apply and drop-ins are very welcome!


For any enquiries about our learning programmes, to let us know future courses you’d like to see offered, and information on how to apply, please contact edinburghcreative@theambassadors.com or call 0131 524 3316.

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