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Meet Cameron Leishman. He and his wife Lara are our Devil Masters. When John enters the picture and holds the beloved Leishman family dog for ransom a tense battle of wills ensues as the lines between right and wrong are blurred and pack mentality sets in.
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. The work can be brand new, a
bit rough, rather unpolished – but the emphasis
is on development of work in progress … with
bigger things in mind for the future. Scripts
will be brought to life by a company of actors
after a day’s rehearsals.
Anyone who wants to touch the beating heart
of new writing – come along and witness
these new creations coming to life for the very
What happens when you give one ten-minute
play to a handful of different directors?
Directors’ Cut challenges members of the
Traverse Directors’ Programme to flex their
creative muscles and put their own stamp on
the same text.
Join us in the relaxed atmosphere of the Traverse Bar Café this December for some exceptional musical offerings. First up we have award-winning Dutch violinist Tim Kliphuis and his two fabulous Scottish compadres – Nigel Clark on guitar and Roy Percy on bass.
As part of the Cockburn Association's 24 Doors of Advent programme this year, we're offering backstage tours here at the Traverse Theatre, with a sneak peek at our Christmas shows.
Welcome to the beautifully strange world of White. Full of birdsong and birdhouses, it gleams and dazzles and shines in the night. Two friends look after the birdhouses and make sure the eggs stay safe. The world is bright, ordered and white.
Our Monday nights at the Traverse Bar continue with the Becc Sanderson Sextet. Fresh from her starring role in this year's sell-out run of La Clique at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, chanteuse Becc Sanderson brings her extraordinary sextet for a special festive performance.
Scotland's New Writing Theatre,
10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh,
Scotland, EH1 2ED
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