Scottish Ballet's The Snow Queen

Scottish Ballet's The Snow Queen

Evenings 7.30pm (excl. Sundays) | Matinees, 2:30pm on selected dates

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

From £19.50

* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. A £1 handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.

Friends Discount

20% off all performances

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Scottish Ballet's The Snow Queen

A glittering winter tale

Scottish Ballet’s spectacular and much-loved production of The Snow Queen returns to the stage, after its sell-out tour in 2019.

This glittering production is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale – which was also the basis for Frozen. Set to the music of Rimsky-Korsakov which will be performed live by the full Scottish Ballet Orchestra.

From the bustle of a winter’s market to the shivers of a fairytale forest, take a journey to the Snow Queen’s palace, where you’ll find her surrounded by the icy fragments of an enchanted mirror. Along the way you’ll meet a colourful cast of characters, from young lovers parted by a spell to a circus ringmaster with a few tricks up his sleeve.

Choreographed by Christopher Hampson and designed by the award-winning Lez Brotherston, this story of love and friendship is sure to delight the whole family.

On special days, the magic starts a little earlier for The Snow Queen audiences – check out when our Talk Ballet pre-show talks will be held.  Pre-Show talk.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The company dances magnificently – this 50th anniversary year ends on a truly memorable high.

The Herald

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Frosty and firelit, sweet and sharp, it's another Scottish Ballet Christmas triumph.

The List


  • Sat 19 Nov 7:30 PM
  • Sun 20 Nov 2:30 PM
  • Wed 23 Nov 7:30 PM
  • Thu 24 Nov 7:30 PM
  • Fri 25 Nov 2:30 PM
  • Fri 25 Nov 7:30 PM
  • Sat 26 Nov 2:30 PM
  • Sat 26 Nov 7:30 PM
  • Sun 27 Nov 2:30 PM
  • Wed 30 Nov 7:30 PM


Audio Description

Sat 03 December 2.30PM

Touch Tours

Sat 03 December 1.30PM

Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all. We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

To book a ticket for the Audio Described performance on Sat 3 Dec, please contact the Box Office directly, either by email at, or by phone on 0131 529 6000. 


Friends 20% off

Groups (8+) £6 off Stalls and Dress, eves only (excl. Saturdays) 
Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email,, or phone on 0131 529 6005.

Concessions £3 off (excl. Saturdays)
Concessions are limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

U26/Student Standbys £11*

Discounts are available to people with disabilities. These cannot be booked online, please contact box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements, please phone the box office who can advise. 

* U26/Student Standby tickets are subject to availability on the day of the performance and can only be purchased in person at the Box Office from 12pm. A valid Student ID or Young Scot ID is required. Only one ticket per card.

All discounts may be withdrawn at any time. 

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