• Edinburgh International Film Festival takes over the Traverse

    13 Jun 2016

    This week, the Traverse opens its spaces and welcomes friends from the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) into the building. Always at the heart of Edinburgh's creative scene, the ... read more

  • Traverse Theatre announces Festival 2016 programme

    8 Jun 2016

    The Traverse Theatre is delighted to announce its Festival 2016 programme today; a vibrant and unique mix of work, making the Traverse the place to be this August! With a diverse mix of i ... read more

  • Class Act Silver Applications Open to Schools

    30 May 2016

    2016 celebrates 25 glittering years of the Traverse Theatre bringing young people's voices to the stage through our flagship education project, Class Act. For 25 years, Class Act has been ... read more

  • Imaginate Festival opens this week

    27 May 2016

    It's that time of year again - Imaginate, Edinburgh's International Children's Festival, is set to take over the city, opening from 28 May to 5 June 2016. Celebrating the innovative and ... read more

  • Brand New Work Presented in Words, Words, Words

    20 May 2016

    Tonight, Traverse 2 will be taken over by our no-holds-barred, work in progress, scratch extravaganza, Words, Words Words. The evening will see six brand new pieces take to the stage, with w ... read more

  • CATS Shortlist Announced

    16 May 2016

    As the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2015 - 2016 shortlist is announced, the Traverse is delighted to have been featured across a number of categories including a nomination for Ma ... read more

  • Black Beauty is this year's Christmas family show

    4 May 2016

    This Christmas, the Traverse Theatre Company and Red Bridge will bring one the best-selling books of all time, Black Beauty, on the Traverse's stage. Saddle up, jump on and gallop headlon ... read more

  • Right Now Comes Home

    19 Apr 2016

    Following hugely successful runs in Bath and London, Right Now comes home to the Traverse this week. The play by Catherine-Anne Toupin, translated by Chris Campbell, has been garnering four ... read more

  • Right Now opens in London

    30 Mar 2016

    Right Now by Catherine-Anne Toupin, translated by Chris Campbell, has opened at the Bush Theatre in London to five star reviews. A co-production between the Traverse Theatre Company, the ... read more

  • Creative work begins on Autumn by Rob Drummond

    18 Mar 2016

    Creative work has begun on Autumn by Rob Drummond today, with Artistic Director Orla welcoming Linbury Prize Winner Jen McGinley and Lighting Designer Simon Wilkinson into the building. J ... read more


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