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42nd Street

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Starring Dave Willetts and Marti Webb

‘Come and meet those dancing feet!'

Winner of the 1980 Tony Award for Best New Musical and the 2001 Tony Award... Read More

Overview

Starring Dave Willetts and Marti Webb

‘Come and meet those dancing feet!'

Winner of the 1980 Tony Award for Best New Musical and the 2001 Tony Award... Read More

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Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh
18 - 22 Greenside Place,Edinburgh,EH1 3AA

42nd Street

Starring Dave Willetts and Marti Webb

‘Come and meet those dancing feet!'

Winner of the 1980 Tony Award for Best New Musical and the 2001 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical: 42nd Street -- the timeless, inspiring tale of small town Peggy Sawyer's rise from chorine to Broadway star. And those songs! Lullaby of Broadway, We're in the Money, Shuffle Off to Buffalo, Keep Young and Beautiful, I Only Have Eyes For You and the spectacular title number, danced down a flight of steps that lights up as brightly as the faces of the cast. Audiences will find out what it's like to float up to Musical Comedy Heaven.

Starring Dave Willetts (West End starring roles include Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats, Ragtime and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), Marti Webb (Blood Brothers, Tell Me On A Sunday, Song and Dance, Evita, Cats, Thoroughly Modern Millie),and directed by the shows co-author and Broadway Director Mark Bramble, the show features the stunning sets and costumes from the US production

***** 'Wow. Talk about a terrific night at the theatre’
The Herald

‘Taptastic!’
Nottingham Evening Post

‘A top night of entertainment’
The Scotsman

‘Superbly staged and impeccably danced’
Surrey Advertiser

‘Full of Broadway razzamatazz…..pure escapist entertainment’
Manchester Evening News

Running times:
1st act - 1hr 10min
Interval - 20min
2nd act - 1hr
Finish 10.00pm

 

42nd Street

Tickets are subject to booking / transaction fees, details of which are given during the purchase process.

42nd Street Access

Booking Information

Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

Please note Greenside Lane Bistro is located 25 steps up from street level.

Please note the Ambassador Lounge is located 33 steps up from street level.


Access Performances
  • Audio Description None scheduled
  • Sign Language Interpreted None scheduled
  • Captioned None scheduled
  • SUR Titles None scheduled
  • Relaxed Performances None scheduled
Venue Access Information

We will always endeavour to meet individual needs. Please contact our Access team on 0844 871 7677 for any further information or to book.

Access to theatre bars:
There is level access from the entrance into Circle Bar located on the right hand side of the main foyer. An ‘At Seat Service’ is available on request please ask a member of the Front of House team upon arrival.

Level access to the theatre:
Is 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.

Wheelchair user positions & Storage:
We have up to 8 wheelchair spaces per performance located in Row M of the Circle 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.

Typetalk: 18001 0871 297 5477 the national telephone relay service which enables deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired people to communicate with hearing people over the phone.
You can also come into the Box Office. The Box Office counter is of a height suitable for wheelchair users.

Box Office opening hours: Monday to Saturday - 12pm till 6pm (8pm on show nights)

Infra-red and Induction Loop hearing systems:
A Sennheiser infrared system for the hearing impaired. To obtain a headset please contact any member of the FOH team. 

Enhanced Performances: Audio Description, Captioned and Sign Language Interpreted performances:

Sign Language Interpreted Performances – For our patrons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing we offer British Sign Language Interpreted performances. A sign language Interpreter will be sited at the side of the stage. Please contact the venue’s Groups and Access department for information on the Sign Interpreter’s position to make your booking.

Captioned performances – For patrons who are hearing impaired we offer Captioned performances. Captioning is a way of converting the spoken word into visible text, that provides people with hearing loss access to live performance. Captions are displayed on two units installed on or near the stage enable people with hearing loss to understand what is said when it is said.

Audio Described performances – For our patrons who are visually impaired we offer Audio Described performances. Audio description is a live verbal commentary, given through headsets, which describes the setting, costumes, characters, facial expressions, body language and action during silent intervals of the piece being performed. An introduction is provided prior to the show.

Touch tours - Touch Tours are often available prior to an Audio Described performance

Enhanced  performances are available on most of the longer running shows (2 or more week runs). For information regarding upcoming enhanced performances, please call 0844 871 7677
 

Assistance Dogs are welcome and can be looked after by the theatre staff during the performance if requested on arrival.

There is a unisex wheelchair accessible toilet inside the Circle Bar. The bar is located on the right hand side of the main foyer and there is level access from the entrance into the Circle Bar.

Edinburgh Playhouse Information

Edinburgh Playhouse
  • There is an NCP car park located next to the theatre. The nearest accessible parking to the venue is located at the Omni Centre – The Greenside Place NCP car park. They have 9 accessible bays and customer lifts available.
  • Up to 8 wheelchair spaces per performance (wheelchair access & accessible toilet on circle level).
  • The theatre bars are located on the stalls, mezzanine, circle and balcony levels offering a wide selection of wines, spirits, beers and soft drinks. Why not be added to the Managers Guest List and reserve a table for you and your party in our luxurious new bar The Boards.  Contact the venue direct to book your table 0131 524 3324
  • Select one of our bespoke packages, or we can tailor individual events to your requirements – 0131 524 3321. Or why not be added to the Managers Guest List and reserve a table for you and your party in our luxurious new bar The Boards?  Contact the venue direct to book your table 0131 524 3324
  • There is no cloakroom available at this venue.
Edinburgh Playhouse

18 - 22 Greenside Place
Edinburgh


EH1 3AA


Directions

The Edinburgh Playhouse is situated on Greenside Place, at the top of Leith Walk and close to the east end of Princes Street.


Contact Information
Telephone Booking : 0844 871 3014

Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.

Groups Bookings : 0333 009 5388

Calls charged at local rate.

Access Bookings : 0800 912 6971

Stage Door / Admin:* : 0131 524 3324

Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority.  As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

 

The Place

The Place
Official Hotel Partner of the Edinburgh Playhouse
York Place, Edinburgh

Theatre & Hotel Packages from £115 per person midweek and from £163 per person for 2 night weekend stay.

We are proud to be partnered with The Place, a luxury boutique townhouse hotel, located in the heart of Edinburgh and just minutes walk from the Playhouse.

The packages include pre-theatre dinner at the stylish hotel restaurant, accommodation in a superior room, show tickets & breakfast each morning.

Packages are available on most shows, please contact The Place for further information. For more information and to book visit the Corporate section on our website.

Make Your Visit Extra Special

We have a range of packages that you can select to make your visit to the Playhouse even more memorable. These include champagne and drinks packages, dining and VIP experiences.

For more information please contact 0844 871 3014 or click here.

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42nd Street Group Bookings

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Email: groupsales@theambassadors.com

Groups Booking line: 0333 009 5385 Calls charged at local rate.

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  • Easily amendable reservations
  • Reserve more than one show at once
  • No deposits required
  • Reservations are invoiced, and are easy for you to review and check before paying
  • Tickets posted free to your door
  • Pre-book hospitality packages

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