Current Friends

Explore the show and restaurant discounts your membership offers, how to renew and more useful information.

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Thanks for being a Friend of Capital Theatres! To help you make the most of your membership, this page lists all the show and restaurant discounts that are currently available to our Friends.

The Friends priority booking line is open Monday-Friday 11am-6pm at 0131 529 6002 (currently closed due to COVID-19) and you can email any questions outside of these hours to friends@capitaltheatres.com.

Friends Show Discounts

Friends benefit from discounts on a wide variety of shows at Capital Theatres.

The list here is regularly monitored and updated, however, please visit an individual show page for the most up-to-date information on your friends discounts. Please note these discounts might change on availability.

Rosie Kay: Absolute Solo II, 24 July 2021

20% off

Tell Me On A Sunday, 14 to 18 September 2021

20% off (excl. Fri & Sat)

balletLORENT: The Lost Happy Endings, 15 & 16 September 2021

20% off

AJ & Curtis' Big Night Out, 18 September 2021

20% off

Grease, 27 September to 2 October 2021

20% off (excl. Fri/Sat)

Groan Ups, 28 September to 2 October 2021

20% off

Looking Good Dead, 5 to 9 October 2021

£5.00 off (Tue-Wed) on selected seats

The Woman in Black, 12 to 16 October 2021

2 for 1 on Opening Night or 20% off all other performances

The Enemy, 20 to 23 October 2021

2 for 1 on Opening Night or 20% off all other performances

The Play That Goes Wrong, 2 to 7 November 2021

20% off

An Evening with Nick Butter, 06 November 2021

20% off

Dirty Dancing, 8 to 13 November 2021

20% off (excl. Fri & Sat evenings)

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 8 to 13 November 2021

2 for 1 on opening night or 20% off all other performances

Ballet Black, 18 November 2021

20% off

Lost in Music, 20 November 2021

20% off

Panto: Sleeping Beauty, 27 November 2021 to 16 January 2022

2 for 1 on Tue 30 November 7pm or 20% off Tue 30 to Sun 5 December 2021 or Thurs 6 to Thurs 13 January 2022 (not available on the relaxed performance)

Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker, 1 to 31 December 2021

20% off Wed 8 and Wed 15 December

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years, 7 January 2022

20% off

Bedknobs and Broomsticks, 19 to 23 January 2022

20% off (not available Fri/Sat/Sun)

The Addams Family, 25 to 29 January 2022

20% off (excl. Fri & Sat)

Motionhouse presents Nobody, 28 January 2022

20% off

Round the Horne, 29 January 2022

20% off

Fatal Attraction, 1 to 5 February 2022

20% off all performances

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, 8 to 12 February 2022

20% off all performances

Bring It On The Musical, 15 to 19 February 2022

20% off (Tue-Thu)

The Rocky Horror Show, 21 to 26 February 2022

20% off

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, 22 to 26 February 2022

20% off (excl. Fri and Sat performances)

Fat Friends: The Musical, 7 to 12 March 2022

20% off Mon - Wed Performances

SIX the Musical, 15 to 26 March 2022

20% off Tuesday - Thursday & Friday 6pm performances (15-18 March only)

The Bohemians present Shrek the Musical, 16 to 19 March 2022

20% off Opening Night

Remembering the Oscars, 27 March 2022

20% off

Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show 2022, 29 March to 2 April 2022

2 for 1 on Opening Night, or 20% off all other performances​​

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, 29 March to 2 April 2022

20% off all performances (excl. Fri & Sat)

The Da Vinci Code, 6 & 9 April 2022

2 for 1 on Opening Night or 20% off all other performances

Orphans, 12 to 16 April 2022

2 for 1 on Opening Night or 20% off all other performances

Singin' in the Rain, 26 to 30 April 2022

20% off (excl. Fri & Sat)

A Murder is Announced, 3 to 7 May 2022

2 for 1 on Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Keepers of the Light, 6 & 7 May 2022

£2 off

Oti Mabuse: I Am Here, 8 May 2022

20% off

Cluedo, 10 to 14 May 2022

£5 off selected seats, Tue & Wed performances

Wuthering Heights, 24 to 28 May 2022

20% off all performances

Scottish Ballet: The Scandal at Mayerling, 26 to 28 May 2022

20% off

Funbox Jungle Party, 5 June 2022

20% off

Sister Act, 6 to 17 September 2022

20% off (excl. Fri/Sat/Sun)

The Osmonds: A New Musical, 20 to 24 September 2022

20% off

The Cher Show, 11 to 15 October 2022

20% off

 

Friends Restaurant Discounts

Friends can get discount on two meals or two drinks per Friends card. Please always show your friends card before ordering. Some restrictions may apply. Please check with the venue before booking or ordering. 

The current discounts are:

20% off at all of our theatre bars (excl. ice cream)

20% off food and drink at the Festival Theatre Café

20% off food at Bisque Bar & Brasserie (à la carte only)

20% off dinner menu at Buffalo

20% off at Malmaison Edinburgh City, St Andrew Square (excl. Sat dinner, Sun lunch, Xmas Day, Hogmanay)

20% off at Hotel du Vin (excl. Sat dinner, Sun lunch, Xmas Day, Hogmanay)

Renew your Friends membership

You can renew your Friends membership of Capital Theatres at any time to ensure you continue to enjoy all the benefits. If you renew before your membership has expired, your new membership is added to the end of your current expiry date so you won’t lose out.

There are various ways in which you can pay for your Friends membership:

Direct Debit

Simply download and print the Direct Debit form and follow the instructions

Online

Log onto your account using the Login button at the top of this page and click on ‘My Account’ where you will see a button for ‘RENEW MY MEMBERSHIP’.

Over the phone

You can call our Box Office team on 0131 529 6000 Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm. 

In person

You can visit our Box Office at either the Festival or the King's Theatres. Visit our FAQ page to see up-to-date Box Office opening hours

Cheque

Made payable to Capital Theatres. This must be returned to us at the Festival Theatre to the following address: 

Membership

Capital Theatres

13-29 Nicolson Street

Edinburgh EH8 9FT