This week: Offside

This week: Offside

A new play by Sabrina Mahfouz and Hollie McNish about the secret history of women's football. Four women from across the centuries live, breathe and play football. Whilst each of them face very different obstacles in pursuing their dream profession, the possibility that the beautiful game will change their future – and the world – is tantalisingly close. Thu 30 Mar – Sat 1 Apr.

Next week: Girl in the Machine

Next week: Girl in the Machine

Part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival, Girl in the Machine by Stef Smith presents a disturbing but compassionate take on our potential digital future. It is a timely exploration of technology in a world that’s falling apart. Wed 5 – Sat 22 April.

Next week: A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Next week: A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns with five new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink. First up: Ding-Dong (A Bit of a Farce) by Hilary Lyon. Tue 4 – Sat 8 Apr, 1pm; Fri 7 Apr, 7pm.

  • Script Sale

    Script Sale

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  • TravCast


    Listen to the Traverse Writers podcast, featuring interviews with well-known writers and theatre makers about the art of playwriting and the role it plays in their lives... read more

  • Traverse Engage

    Traverse Engage

    We provide exciting opportunities for people of all ages, with projects led by professional theatre-makers and focus on playwriting and creating theatre... read more

  • Young Writers' Group

    Young Writers' Group

    Are you aged between 18-25 and interested in theatre? Whether you've written something before or are completely new to playwriting, all you need is enthusiasm and a pen... read more


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Nikki Kalkman’s Girl in the Machine Assistant Director Blog #3:

27 Mar 2017

Putting the puzzle pieces together Monday afternoon marked the very first stumble through of Girl in the Machine. Pause for dramatic eff ... read more

Edinburgh International Children's Festival now on sale

23 Mar 2017

The Edinburgh International Children's Festival launches its 2017 programme today. Edinburgh International Children's Festival (previously ... read more

Coming Up

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