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
Trying It OnFestival 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?
How Not To DrownFestival 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.
Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in TehranFestival 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.
BurgerzFestival 2019 By Travis Alabanza
After someone threw a burger at them and shouted a transphobic slur, performance artist Travis Alabanza became obsessed with burgers.
Until the FloodFestival 2019 By Dael Orlandersmith
Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman) performs the UK premiere of her poetic and revelatory play.
The Patient GloriaFestival 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.
MouthpieceFestival 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.
Crocodile FeverFestival 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.
Frankenstein: How to Make a MonsterFestival 2019
Electrifying gig. Thrilling theatre. Tongue-twisting vocal gymnastics. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
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.