• Traverse 50th Year Closes with News of a New Generation of Talent

    10 Dec 2013

    We are delighted to announce today that the Traverse Theatre Company has commissioned seven members of the Traverse Fifty group to produce plays that will premiere on the Traverse stage as part ... read more

  • Spring Teasers Announced

    3 Dec 2013

    This has been a very special year for us here at the Traverse. Our 50th anniversary has given us the opportunity to look back on our journey and to see the distance we've travelled from our humb ... read more

  • TravCast: Oliver Emanuel

    28 Nov 2013

    In the latest installment of the Traverse monthly writers' podcast, Associate Director Hamish Pirie speaks to Oliver Emanuel, a well-known and respected Glasgow-based playwright. Born in Kent i ... read more

  • Traverse Script Sale

    25 Nov 2013

    The annual Traverse script sale has begun with an eclectic mix of titles available for purchase. Showcasing some of the best work to have been presented on the Traverse stages over the years, th ... read more

  • manipulate Festival 2014 Launches

    20 Nov 2013

    We're delighted to announce the launch of the 2014 manipulate visual theatre programme. Now in its seventh year, the festival of innovative theatre, puppetry, animation and film is open for book ... read more

  • Morna Pearson Triumphs in Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme

    13 Nov 2013

    We're delighted to announce that Morna Pearson has been chosen as one of the winners of the Channel 4 Playwrights' Scheme. Another string to her already-impressive bow, Morna will now recieve a ... read more

  • Christmas Treats at the Traverse

    11 Nov 2013

    This Christmas the Traverse Theatre will be a hub of activity once again. We will be welcoming the return of the jewel of this year's Traverse Festival crown, Ciara, starring the exceptional Bl ... read more

  • Applications open for artist’s residency

    7 Nov 2013

    Edinburgh University's Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and the Traverse Theatre are delighted to announce their continued partnership in a Creative Fellowship to be based within the ... read more

  • The finale of Traverse’s 50th year - David Harrower's Ciara

    4 Nov 2013

    David Harrower's Fringe First and Herald Angel Award-winning Ciara returns to the Traverse this Christmas. After delighting audiences throughout August, the show was chosen as the ideal bookend ... read more

  • Five stars for New Writing Festival

    1 Nov 2013

    Our New Writing Festival Write Here was a resounding success last week, described by The Scotsman as"super-charged with energy and invention"★★★★. Read the full review here, and read what Edinbu ... read more


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