Welcome to the Universal Arts Festival Fringe website


Welcome to Universal Arts Festival – our 26th year on the Fringe. We’re proud to be at the heart of this, the biggest live arts festival in the world. 


This year at The New Town Theatre you can enjoy spectacular shows from India, Mexico, Japan, China, Spain, USA, Australia, Romania, Canada and Finland alongside stunning new work from England and Scotland. 


Tickets are available now for the first ten shows we've announced – just click on shows in the left menu for details and click through to the edfringe box office. Further shows will be announced here throughout May.


We're looking forward to seeing you in August.



“Universal Arts is a crucial part of the fabric of the Fringe, bringing music, theatre and dance from all over the world” The Herald


We are international producers, agents and promoters based in Edinburgh. We programme and manage prestigious Edinburgh festival venues located in the heart of the city – the NEW TOWN THEATRE and HILL STREET THEATRE.


“dedicated to quality” Daily Telegraph


“a long record of welcoming quality international work” The List


HERALD ARCHANGEL AWARD WINNERS 2009 for 20-year track record of top international theatre at the Fringe


You can keep up-to-date with developments by following us on Facebook and Twitter and you'll be able to watch promo videos on our Channel on 


Universal Arts Festival, Productions, Agency and Consultancy work and lots more on our main website – click here.


The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world – Universal Arts programme 6-30 August 2015