This week: The Last Bordello

This week: The Last Bordello

An ingeniously fiendish labyrinth that gets more puzzling and suspenseful with every wrong turn - think Margaret Atwood meets David Lynch. An absurd, sensual and provocative parable about trust and truth, domination and devotion, fact and fiction. Wed 21 – Sat 24 Feb.

Next week: The Return

Next week: The Return

France, 1560. In the foothills of the Pyrenees, Bertrande tends to her livestock and mothers her young son, seven years after her husband disappeared. One day a stranger, Arnaud, walks into her life, and before long they decide to present him to the world as her long-lost husband – returned. Written by Ellie Stewart. Wed 28 Feb - Thu 1 Mar.

Next week: TuTuMucky / RITUALIA

Next week: TuTuMucky / RITUALIA

This exciting double-bill from Scottish Dance Theatre pairs TuTuMucky by Botis Seva alongside RITUALIA by Colette Sadler. Sat 3 Mar, 7.30pm.

Coming soon: Gut by Frances Poet

Coming soon: Gut by Frances Poet

Maddy and Rory are devoted parents to 3-year-old Joshua. But when an everyday visit to a supermarket café turns into a far more troubling incident, their trust even in those closest to them is shattered. A taut psychological thriller that explores who we can trust with our children. And whether it’s more dangerous not to trust at all. Fri 20 Apr – Sat 12 May.

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Two new creative appointments see Frances Poet and Adura Onashile join the Traverse

09 Feb 2018

The Traverse Theatre is excited to announce two new creative appointments for 2018, which see the theatre continue to support and champion woman ... read more

manipulate Visual Theatre Festival arrives at the Traverse this week

22 Jan 2018

Creeping ever closer through the damp darkness of Edinburgh in January, the 11th manipulate Visual Theatre Festival arrives on our doorstep on S ... read more

Coming Up

see all 24 February 2018
Project #1 20:00
25 February 2018 26 February 2018 28 February 2018
The Return 19:30
01 March 2018
The Return 19:30
03 March 2018 05 March 2018 08 March 2018 09 March 2018 10 March 2018

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