5 world premieres, 1 European premiere, 2 UK premieres, 3 Scottish premieres and 2 returning Traverse Theatre Company smash hits - welcome to #TravFest19!

List of Events

  1. Enough

    Festival 2019 By Stef Smith

    Jane and Toni are immaculate, iconic, accommodating flight attendants. They’re here for your safety, your comfort and your pleasure. Or so you think.

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  2. Trying It On

    Festival 2019 By David Edgar

    50 years on, in his professional performing debut, David is confronted by his 20-year-old self. Do they still share the same beliefs?

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  3. How Not To Drown

    Festival 2019 By Nicola McCartney & Dritan Kastrati

    In 2002, in the turmoil after the end of the Kosovan War, Dritan is sent on the notoriously perilous journey across the Adriatic with a gang of people smugglers to a new life in Europe.

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  4. Spliced

    Festival 2019 By Timmy Creed

    From one of Ireland's exciting up-and-coming writers comes a fun, fierce, site-specific show with thrilling music and video.

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  5. Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran

    Festival 2019 By Javaad Alipoor

    From the company behind the award-winning The Believers Are But Brothers, this is a darkly comedic, urgent new play about entitlement, consumption and digital technology.

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  6. What Girls Are Made Of

    Festival 2019 By Cora Bissett

    Cora celebrates life’s euphoric highs and epic shitstorms, asking what wisdom we should pass on to the next generation.

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  7. Burgerz

    Festival 2019 By Travis Alabanza

    After someone threw a burger at them and shouted a transphobic slur, performance artist Travis Alabanza became obsessed with burgers.

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  8. Until the Flood

    Festival 2019 By Dael Orlandersmith

    Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman) performs the UK premiere of her poetic and revelatory play.

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  9. The Patient Gloria

    Festival 2019 By Gina Moxley

    Inspired by the 1965 films Three Approaches To Psychotherapy, this is a mash up of re-enactment, real footage, lived experience and a punk gig.

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  10. Mouthpiece

    Festival 2019 By Kieran Hurley

    Salisbury Crags. Twilight. A woman takes a step forward into the air. A teenage boy pulls her back. Two lives are changed forever.

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  11. Crocodile Fever

    Festival 2019 By Meghan Tyler

    Northern Ireland, 1989. A farmhouse window smashes, and rebellious Fianna Devlin crashes back into the life of her pious sister Alannah.

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  12. Pre-View

    Festival 2019

    Readings from eight brand new plays by emerging playwrights from England, Ireland, Poland, Scotland, Singapore, the USA and Wales.

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