• Read up on the Traverse’s Women in Theatre event

    28 Oct 2013

    Last month's Women in Theatre event, that questioned whether women are playing their full role in theatre in Scotland, proved immensely popular. The evening was chaired by Sheena McDonald, and i ... read more

  • TravCast Special: Traverse Fifty Writers

    25 Oct 2013

    This Friday and Saturday, our new writing festival Write Here reaches its climax with Triple Bill Performances. The plays from John McCann, Ellie Stewart and Lachlan Philpott excited the Traver ... read more

  • Top Scottish critics come together at Write Here

    22 Oct 2013

    This Saturday, theatre critics from four of the UK's leading publications will come together to discuss the art of reviewing. What do they like? Where do they start when writing a review? This d ... read more

  • Emma Callander announced as new Traverse Associate Director

    18 Oct 2013

    We are thrilled to announce that Emma Callander, currently Co-Artistic Director of Theatre Uncut, will soon take up post as Associate Director at the Traverse. Emma, who is also an award winning ... read more

  • Play streamed online live from Traverse 2

    16 Oct 2013

    Plutot La Vie and Strange Theatre bring Couldn't Care Less, their moving exploration of the highs and lows of caring, to the Traverse tomorrow night. Drawn on real-life experiences of carers, t ... read more

  • Write Here Festival – the countdown is on

    14 Oct 2013

    Rehearsals kicked off today for our 2013 New Writing Festival, with a script read-through for the company and Traverse staff. The three pieces read this morning were the headlining Triple Bill P ... read more

  • Traverse to play part in British Dance Showcase

    11 Oct 2013

    The Traverse was announced as one of the host venues for British Dance Edition, the biennial showcase of British Dance. The programme, which is based in Scotland for the first time since its inc ... read more

  • Tell us what you think

    4 Oct 2013

    We are taking part in a city-wide research project with other cultural venues, measuring the value of the Traverse for Edinburgh's residents and visitors. As part of the research, we are asking ... read more

  • TravCast: Robert Softley

    2 Oct 2013

    In the latest installment of the Traverse monthly writers' podcast, Associate Director Hamish Pirie speaks to Robert Softley, an established actor, writer, director and disability activist about ... read more

  • Peter Arnott presents new play this week

    23 Sep 2013

    One of Scotland's most cherished playwrights, Peter Arnott, has been working at Edinburgh University, developing a play for the Traverse throughout 2012. On Thursday, he will present the culmina ... read more


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