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About us

The Traverse Theatre is Scotland's new writing theatre.

From its conception in 1963, it has embraced a spirit of innovation and risk-taking that launched the careers of many of Scotland's best-known writers.


"One of the most important theatres in Britain."
The Observer


The Traverse Theatre began as a theatre club in 15 James Court, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, a former doss house and... read more


Traverse Theatre (Scotland) Ltd: Registered in Scotland SC076037. A charity registered in Scotland No SC002368
Registered office: Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED.

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