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This showcase features new devised work made over just two weeks prior to these performances at the Traverse. The students have worked with leading professional
exponents to produce the work you will see on stage.
The Imaginate Festival celebrates the innovative and wonderful world of children’s theatre and dance, showcasing 14 shows from 9 countries across the capital from 28 May to 5 June.
Animation, puppetry and a thrilling musical soundtrack combine to create a multi-coloured world of swirling fabric, bouncing balls and stilt walkers with enormous wings.
Tales of a Grandson is one man’s re-telling of Scotland's history - but this is no straight and dusty history lesson; this story is told by Andy Cannon, formerly of Wee Stories and one of Scotland’s finest storytellers, accompanied by composer and musician Wendy Weatherby.
As Alice and Ben settle into their beautiful new flat they realise that the family across the hall hope to be more than just good neighbours...
An investigation into what happens when we discover that our parents are flawed human beings, and that at some point, sooner than we think, they are suddenly going to disappear from our lives.
A special event marking the culmination of Two Minute Manifesto: a show that has spent the year asking some of Scotland's leading writers, artists and thinkers to pitch ideas that could make Scotland a better place.
Though better known as one of the UK’s leading and most decorated poets, Don Paterson has had a second career as guitarist, with a new project featuring his fingerstyle technique to electric guitar.
What would you do if everyone in the world hated you? Would you run? Would you fight? Or would you try to make them laugh?
Trio Red's live performances feature a lively musical approach with original compositions, mixed up with very accessible melodic and rhythmic improvised pieces where the focus is on interaction, empathy and compelling collective musical storytelling.
A brutal and often hilarious insight into alcoholism and recovery from New Room Theatre, scripted entirely from interviews with recovering alcoholics, including the writer.
In this tender new work by Scottish based artists White & Givan, a series of encounters exploring the remnants of lives and the dust of a shared history are explored.
Words Words Words is a no-holds-barred, work in progress, scratch extravaganza. We’re offering selected writers slots of up to ten minutes each. Scripts will be brought to life by a company of actors after a day’s rehearsals.
Hip and happening collective, Fat-Suit deliver an enthralling rollercoaster ride with their powerful jazz/funk/pop music.
Scotland's New Writing Theatre,
10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh,
Scotland, EH1 2ED
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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