• Traverse hosts Linbury Prize designer

    12 May 2015

    The Traverse Theatre is the only Scottish venue selected to participate in this year's Linbury Prize for Stage Design. The three other UK venues include London's Royal Court, Southampton' ... read more

  • Election Day at the Traverse Theatre

    30 Apr 2015

    A new addition to the Spring season, the Traverse will host Two Minute Manifesto, curated by Scottish playwright, David Greig, Scottish Greens activist for Edinburgh North & Leith, Sar ... read more

  • Zinnie Harris appointed as Traverse Theatre Associate Director

    31 Mar 2015

    We are delighted to announce that playwright and director Zinnie Harris joins the Traverse Theatre Company as Associate Director from April.  A playwright, screenwriter and director, ... read more

  • 'A girl from Aberfoyle is eating seaweed in Seoul'

    19 Mar 2015

    Earlier this month, playwright Stef Smith travelled with the Traverse Artistic team to visit the Doosan Art Center in Soeul. Here, she writes a personal account of her visit to Korea, on usi ... read more

  • Imaginate Festival now on sale

    16 Mar 2015

    With bouncing, bopping, blue-grass and the power of the spoken word, Imaginate Festival launches its 2015 programme today. The Imaginate Festival, Scotland's international festival of perf ... read more

  • Seoul-searching

    3 Mar 2015

    The Traverse has been Seoul-searching this last week when our Artistic Director, Orla O'Loughlin, Executive Producer, Linda Crooks and writer Stef Smith travelled to South Korea. Invi ... read more

  • A Play, A Pie And A Pint is back on the menu

    2 Mar 2015

    The ever popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint series is once again on the menu at the Traverse Theatre. This Spring, the series features three plays first heard as part of the 2014 Traverse Br ... read more

  • Food for Thought at the Traverse

    27 Feb 2015

    We had guests of a different kind at the Traverse Theatre this week. As part of the Food for Thought Project, pupils from Gilmerton Primary visited on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 February f ... read more

  • Traverse Script Sale Now On

    23 Feb 2015

    Fancy treating the bibliophile in your life to some fine writing? Why not browse through our playscript inventory and create your own personal bundle. Buy any of these scripts individually ... read more

  • Hunting for a Literary Associate

    23 Feb 2015

    The Traverse is looking for a new Literary Associate to be part of our Artistic Team, supporting the work of the Artistic Director, and working closely with the Traverse's engagement, produc ... read more


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