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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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