Capital Theatres operates three busy theatre venues in Edinburgh; the Festival Theatre, the King’s Theatre and The Studio. Operating as a registered Scottish charity, we present world-class shows to entertain and inspire audiences of all ages.

Our Vision

  • To inspire a life-long love of theatre. 

Our Mission

  • We will present high-quality shows that stimulate, entertain and engage
  • We will engage our audiences with the heritage of our buildings
  • We will inspire the diverse communities that surround us and encourage them into our venues
  • We will connect with performers, producers, and audiences locally, nationally and internationally.
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Discover the Trust

We are the largest independent theatre organisation in Scotland. Discover who we are and what we do.

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Uncover our theatres’ history, read exclusive interviews, learn about our work and the latest casting announcements.


Contact us

Get in touch with one of our members of staff.

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Work with us

Find out what jobs we have over the three venues.

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Hire Services

We offer a range of services from venue hire, conference and meeting spaces and catering.


Customer Service

We are committed to achieving excellence and to improving our service through continuous review and development.

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King's Future

Together, we're saving Edinburgh's King's Theatre


Meet The Board

Meet Our Board, who oversee the running of Capital Theatres