An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siècle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long-buried secret. In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice.
The European premiere of Missy Mazzoli’s dark and daring opera, Breaking the Waves, takes place at the King’s Theatre as part of this summer’s Edinburgh International Festival.
Breaking the Waves is a wrenching moral drama about a woman’s twisted bargain with God. Based on Lars von Trier’s controversial film, US composer Missy Mazzoli’s opera won the 2017 Best New Opera Award at the Music Critics Association of North America and was shortlisted the same year for an International Opera Award.
A revelatory updating of Sophocles’ tragedy, Oedipus is a chilling thriller, told in real time. With just 4 performances scheduled, this thrilling retelling of the famous tragedy is not to be missed.
Join us for a pre-theatre meal at Henrick’s before the show or indulge in after show cocktails in the relaxing and comfortable setting of our little bar.
Sip on a Sweet Smoked Port and ruminate over a Henrick’s Cheese Board as you ponder the problems of the modern age.
The LADY BOYS are back in town!
With Their “Greatest Showgirls” Tour!
Those dazzling divas are back in Edinburgh for the Festival. Come join the Coming of Age party at Fountainbridge, for their Sensational New Show “The Greatest Showgirls Tour”.
Book your tickets now for The Secret River, a dark, compelling award-winning drama adapted from Kate Grenville’s novel. A multi-award-winning family drama from Sydney Theatre Company, will be staged at the King’s Theatre over 12 dates as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.