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. TalkFest - Anatomy of a Play: How Not to Drown

    Festival 2019

    Join playwright Nicola McCartney, actor Dritan Kastrati and Professor Sharon Cowan of the University of Edinburgh to dissect the process of writing the autobiographical play How Not to Drown.

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  2. 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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  3. James Tait Black Prize for Drama 2019: The Award Ceremony

    Festival 2019

    Join today’s most innovative playwrights for an afternoon of performed readings and interviews with presenter Shereen Nanjiani.

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  4. 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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  5. Breakfast Plays: The Future is [...]

    Festival 2019 By Erin McGee, Eve Nicol, Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir, Diane Stewart

    Four new plays from four of the most exciting emergent women writers in Scottish theatre. Kick start your day with these script-in-hand readings and enjoy a breakfast roll with your ticket.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Festival 2019

    Electrifying gig. Thrilling theatre. Tongue-twisting vocal gymnastics. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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