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. 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. 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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  5. 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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  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. 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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