Coming soon: manipulate 2019

Coming soon: manipulate 2019

For their 12th festival, Puppet Animation Scotland are excited to present manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2019: a dynamic, eclectic and captivating programme of Scottish and international visual and physical theatre, puppetry, object manipulation and animated film.

Coming soon: The Dark

Coming soon: The Dark

Nick takes a breath as he tries to remember. Fragments of a forgotten journey flicker in front of his eyes. It is night, November 1978. He is four years old. He is holding his mother’s hand as they wait on the escarpment. They are leaving Kampala. Buying safe passage and silence with all they have, they travel by matatu and the conductor asks no questions. Tue 12 – Wed 13 Feb.

Coming soon: good dog

Coming soon: good dog

Set during the early noughties, it tells the story of growing up in a multi-cultural community, and the everyday injustices that drive people to take back control. Delicately observed and fearlessly told by writer Arinzé Kene (Misty). Thu 14 – Sat 16 Feb.

Now on sale: Ulster American

Now on sale: Ulster American

Winner of the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award as well as a Scotsman Fringe First, Ulster American returns fresh from a smash-hit, sold out festival run. Exploring abuses of power, the confusion of cultural identity and the silencing of the female voice, Ulster American is confrontational, brutally funny and not to be missed. Wed 20 Feb - Sat 2 Mar.

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The Traverse announces The Monstrous Heart, its first co-production with Stephen Joseph Theatre

18 Jan 2019

The Traverse Theatre is excited to reveal that a brand new play by Oliver Emanuel, The Monstrous Heart - a co-production with Stephen Joseph The ... read more

Gut by Frances Poet wins Best Play at the Writers' Guild Awards

15 Jan 2019

We're thrilled to share that Gut by Frances Poet has won the Writers' Guild Award for Best Play. A taut psychological thriller exploring who we ... read more

Coming Up

see all 27 January 2019 28 January 2019 04 February 2019
Testroom 18:00
Wunderkammer 21:00
05 February 2019
Snapshots 1 18:00
Intronauts 19:30
Vu 21:00
06 February 2019
Nino 18:00
Void 21:00
07 February 2019
Snapshots 2 18:00

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