This week: Arctic Oil

This week: Arctic Oil

A mother and daughter battle to save their children. While Ella fights for her son's future, Margret is terrified that Ella’s activism will her get killed. Arctic Oil gets under the skin of what climate change could make us do to the people we love. Written by Clare Duffy and directed by Gareth Nicholls (Ulster American, How to Disappear). Tue 9 - Sat 20 Oct.

This week: The Macbeths

This week: The Macbeths

At the heart of Shakespeare’s darkest play is a disintegrating marriage. This new adaptation using a radically cut version of the text focuses on the destructive relationship between the ambitious couple. Directed by Dominic Hill. Tue 16 – Thu 18 & Sat 20 Oct.

Next week: The Unreturning

Next week: The Unreturning

A British Northern Coastal town. Three young men are coming home from war. Their stories, set at different times over the last 100 years, are beautifully interwoven in this compelling new play by Anna Jordan (Yen, Royal Court Theatre, Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2013). Wed 24 – Sat 27 Oct.

Next week: First Look Readings

Next week: First Look Readings

Join us in a celebration of brand new writing, as we present three Traverse commissioned plays in front of an audience for the very first time, performed script-in-hand by professional actors. Plays written by Adura Onashile, Owen Whitelaw and Stef Smith. Thu 25 - Sat 27 Oct.

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  • Young Writers' Group

    Young Writers' Group

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The reviews are in for Arctic Oil

12 Oct 2018

To protect what you love, sometimes you have to fight dirty. But can we save the world without destroying oursevles? Written by the award-winni ... read more

Open Auditions - Applications now open

02 Oct 2018

This autumn, the Traverse will hold a number of open auditions in order to widen our knowledge of who's out there and meet actors we may not oth ... read more

Coming Up

see all 17 October 2018
Arctic Oil 19:30
The Macbeths 20:00
18 October 2018
Arctic Oil 19:30
The Macbeths 20:00
19 October 2018
Arctic Oil 19:30
20 October 2018
Arctic Oil 15:00
Arctic Oil 19:30
The Macbeths 20:00
22 October 2018 24 October 2018
 

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