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Northern Ballet's The Great Gatsby

Thu 21 Apr to Sat 23 Apr 2022

Evenings 7.30pm | Matinees Thurs & Sat 2.30pm

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.

On Sale now to Friends. General Sale 22 September 10am online, 11am in person and on phones

Northern Ballet's The Great Gatsby

You are invited to the most glamorous party in town.

Lose yourself in the decadence of 1920s New York with Northern Ballet’s sell-out sensation The Great Gatsby, a ballet by David Nixon OBE.

Mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby has a penchant for lavish parties and beautiful women. As the sparkling façade of his world begins to slip, the loneliness, obsession and tragedy that lies beneath is revealed in one of Northern Ballet’s most treasured productions.

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel is brought to life as dancers glide across the floor in gorgeous Chanel-inspired costumes to a cinematic score by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Murder on the Orient Express).


Bursting with passion, style and drama, don’t miss this blockbuster ballet.

Please Note: If you choose to have your tickets posted, this will take longer than normal and may take a few weeks. As an alternative, please consider using e-tickets, or printing your tickets at home.

★★★★

Elegance and flair from top to toe

The Stage

★★★★

Danced with tremendous dexterity and feeling

The Telegraph

A choreographic jewel that sparkles from beginning to end

Dance Europe

A feast for the eyes with a musical score to match

Good Housekeeping

Friends 20% off

Groups (8+) £4 off Stalls and Dress. Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, groups@capitaltheatres.com

Concessions £3 off. (Excluding Fri & Sat eves) Concessions are limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

Students £10 tickets. Subject to availability and with a valid ID.

School Groups £11, 1 adult free with every 10 children. (Excluding Fri & Sat eves) Please contact the Box Office Groups Department at groups@capitaltheatres.com or 0131 529 6005 to book.

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call 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. Our staff can be called on 0131 529 6000, by using Text Relay on 18002 0131 529 6003, or emailed at bookings@capitaltheatres.com.

From Monday 28 June 2021, the Box Office phones will be open Mon-Fri, 11-3pm.

All discounts may be withdrawn at any time. 

Audio Description

Sat 23 April 2.30PM

Touch Tours

Sat 23 April 12.00PM

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. 

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