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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  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. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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