• First Awards Announced

    11 Aug 2015

    The stars have aligned for Aoife Duffin, star of The Corn Exchange's mesmerising Festival production, A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, as it is announced that she is the recipient of The Stage ... read more

  • Stef Smith Becomes New Traverse Associate Artist

    10 Aug 2015

    The Traverse Theatre is delighted to announce that playwright Stef Smith, whose work Swallow is premiered as part of Traverse Festival 2015, has accepted the honorary post of Traverse Associa ... read more

  • Festival Fever Hits

    4 Aug 2015

    Traverse Festival 2015 / 7-30 August. Our first batch of previews really warmed us up over the weekend, with more due this week. The building is well and truly alive now with the sights an ... read more

  • Behind the Scenes of Crash

    20 Jul 2015

    Another week, and another Traverse Theatre Company production take over. Crash is the story of an enigmatic trader, played by Jamie Michie, attempting to rebuild his life follow ... read more

  • Behind the Scenes of Swallow

    13 Jul 2015

    We cannot wait to see the world premiere of Swallow - a painful yet playful, poignant but uplifting play, that looks at the extremes of everyday life. Questions of identity, heartbr ... read more

  • Behind the Scenes of Traverse Breakfast Plays: (in search of) Tomorrow

    8 Jul 2015

    This year's Traverse Breakfast Plays are truly international, showcasing new works by writers from across the globe. In increasingly complex and fragmented times, the Traverse has commissi ... read more

  • What's On this week

    6 Jul 2015

    We're excited for a jam packed July week at the Traverse, with lots on for everyone to enjoy. Kickstarting our Monday with musical melodies, Soundhouse will be presenting a special African ... read more

  • Roll on Rehearsals

    29 Jun 2015

    And we're off... That festival feeling has truly taken hold in the Traverse Theatre this week as rehearsals started for one of our festival shows. Swallow, by Olivier Award-winner Stef Sm ... read more

  • The Traverse becomes Edinburgh International Film Festival Hub

    16 Jun 2015

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

  • Awards for Squash and Slope

    15 Jun 2015

    What better way to rid ourselves of those Monday blues than with some exciting award news? Yesterday saw the cream of Scottish theatre take to the red carpet at the Tron Theatre in Glasgow ... read more


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