Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

Sat 07 Dec to Sun 29 Dec 2019

Evenings 7.30pm (not Sundays), Matinees 2.30pm (not 11, 18, 27 Dec), No performances Tue 24 - Thu 26 Dec

Running time (approx.): 1 hour 45 minutes (includes a 20 minute interval)

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

Starting from £19 - £46*

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

Best availability

For the best available seats, join us on Wed 11th, Thu 12th and Fri 13th.

The Snow Queen 

A glittering winter tale

Scottish Ballet’s 50th anniversary year comes to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen. This glittering new production is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s much-loved tale – which was also the basis for Frozen.

It will be set to the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, 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.

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Friends 20% off Wed 11 and Wed 18 December 2019

Groups (8+) £6 off (Stalls & Dress, excl. Sat & Sun). Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups phone line on 0131 529 6005.

Concessions £3 off (excl. Sat & Sun, except children in Stalls and Upper Circle)

Young Scot/Student Stand-by £11 tickets available in person on the day of the performance after 12 noon. Subject to availability and with valid ID.

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 or by using Text Relay on 18002 0131 529 6003.

Discounts may be withdrawn at any time

Audio Description

Sat 14 December 2.30PM

Touch Tours

Sat 14 December 1.00PM

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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