Jungle Book reimagined

Jungle Book reimagined

Discover a new retelling of Kipling’s classic as the Akram Khan company transplant Mowgli’s journey into the modern world. 

A Little Life

A Little Life

Acclaimed director Ivo van Hove adapts Hanya Yanagihara’s novel for the theatre, crafting a deeply moving performance of epic proportions. 

Coppélia

Coppélia

Beloved classical ballet Coppélia is reimagined for the digital age in Scottish Ballet’s new production exploring the search for reality in an artificial world. 

Members Event: Backstage Tour of Rusalka

Members Event: Backstage Tour of Rusalka

An exclusive event for members of the Edinburgh International Festival. 

Rusalka

Rusalka

A new production of Dvořák’s opera featuring Natalya Romaniw comes to the International Festival, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Douglas Boyd and Garsington Opera. 

The Scandal at Mayerling

The Scandal at Mayerling

Powerful psychodrama elevates Scottish Ballet’s The Scandal at Mayerling from what might have been mere melodrama, a skull and pistol its signature symbols, into an outstandingly… 

NDT2: The Big Crying, Simple Things, Impasse

NDT2: The Big Crying, Simple Things, Impasse

The convulsive pain of grief, a languorous classical quartet and an exuberant party piece undercut with darkness; these three pieces superbly contrast each other in mood and style,… 

SIX

SIX

The international, multi-award-winning smash hit musical SIX is making a royal return. 

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Snow falling, Christmas baubles, glitz and magic - Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker to Tchaikovsky performed by the company’s live orchestra is like a box of chocolate treats. 

Starstruck: Scottish Ballet

Starstruck: Scottish Ballet

Glitz and glamour, fun and frolics, Scottish Ballet’s Starstruck is a delight, just what we need after 18 months of closed theatres. 

Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

Daniel’s 11th new show became the world’s first big post-pandemic live tour, selling over 40,000 tickets in Australia in April alone. 

Falstaff

Falstaff

Giuseppe Verdi’s operatic comedy Falstaff receives a brand-new staging by Sir David McVicar, conducted by Stuart Stratford. 

Scottish Ballet: The Snow Queen

Scottish Ballet: The Snow Queen

A wintry tale of fire and ice where selfless love wins, The Snow Queen, choreographed by Christopher Hampson, is a dangerous journey encountering bandits and snow creatures. 

The Stornoway Way

The Stornoway Way

“We do not live in the back of beyond, we live in the very heart of beyond,” argues Roman Stornoway, a struggling musician and the central protagonist in Kevin MacNeil’s thea… 

Rosie Kay Dance Company's 10 SOLDIERS

Rosie Kay Dance Company's 10 SOLDIERS

In 2008, choreographer Rosie Kay joined the 4th Battalion The Rifles, to participate in full battle exercises, and visited the National Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre. 

Scottish Ballet Cinderella

Scottish Ballet Cinderella

Stylish, elegant and magical, Scottish Ballet's Cinderella, choreographed by Christopher Hampson, at times takes one's breath away. 

La Cenerentola

La Cenerentola

Ingenious optical illusions, sumptuous video projections and unstoppable comedy. 

XENOS

XENOS

A new solo work by Akram Khan, marking the great dancer’s final performances in a full-length production. 

Autobiography

Autobiography

Blinding with science comes to mind in Autobiography, choreographed by Wayne McGregor. 

The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville

Deceit and deception; trickery and disguise – and all in the name of love. 

La bohème

La bohème

Opera’s greatest, most heartbreaking love story. 

Macbeth

Macbeth

A major new production of Verdi’s dark operatic thriller, given by the International Festival’s 2017 resident company Teatro Regio of Turin, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and … 

Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine

One of the greatest singer-songwriters of his generation, Benjamin Clementine delivers deeply personal songs of shattering power and searing emotional honesty. 

Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

Following his acclaimed reimagining of The Marriage of Figaro at the 2015 International Festival, pioneering Hungarian musician Iván Fischer both conducts and directs his daring p… 

Greek

Greek

Unveiled to the UK at the Edinburgh International Festival, Greek is now a modern opera classic, lauded in productions across the world. 

Mythos: Gods

Mythos: Gods

Comedian, actor, broadcaster, writer and raconteur Stephen Fry cordially invites you to a rip-roaring romp through Greek mythology. 

Rite of Spring

Rite of Spring

Luscious colours, hypnotic dance, the exotic (to westerners) Chinese/Tibetan interpretation of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring should make Yang Liping’s Peacock Contemporary Dance … 

Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin

Staging is the star in Barrie Kosky’s take on Eugene Onegin. 

Peter Gynt

Peter Gynt

Peter Gynt is a provocative, raucous reboot of Ibsen’s epic verse play, created by David Hare and directed by Jonathan Kent, in a major co-production with National Theatre of Gre… 

Mythos: Heroes

Mythos: Heroes

Comedian, actor, broadcaster, writer and raconteur Stephen Fry cordially invites you to a rip-roaring romp through Greek mythology. 

Mythos: Men

Mythos: Men

Comedian, actor, broadcaster, writer and raconteur Stephen Fry cordially invites you to a rip-roaring romp through Greek mythology.