• Fringe Favourite on panel at Traverse

    17 Jun 2013

    This August, Edinburgh Festival Fringe mainstay and "theatrical maverick" (The Sunday Times) David Leddy will appear on a panel as part of the Playwrights' Studio Scotland's TalkFest, a ser ... read more

  • Tim Price shortlisted for new drama award

    12 Jun 2013

    Tim Price, writer of one of our Traverse Festival shows, I'm With the Band, has been shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for Drama. The drama award, in its inaugural year, is a new a ... read more

  • CATS Awards Winners 2013

    10 Jun 2013

    CATS Winners Announced at the Traverse Winners across 10 categories were been announced at yesterday's CATS Award (Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland) ceremony held here at the Traverse Th ... read more

  • John Byrne to present CATS Awards

    5 Jun 2013

    This Sunday's CATS (Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland) Award ceremony will be held at the Traverse as part of our 50th birthday celebrations. The awards will be presented by playwright Joh ... read more

  • 2013 Traverse Festival trailer

    31 May 2013

    This year's Traverse Festival launched yesterday - a feast of 18 shows and events, featuring the innovative, risk-taking work you've come to expect from Scotland's new writing theatre. We're de ... read more

  • Traverse Festival 2013 announced

    30 May 2013

    The anticipation is finally over. We are delighted to announce our 2013 Festival programme in this, our golden anniversary year. The season is brimming with the innovative, risk taking work you' ... read more

  • Countdown to the 2013 Traverse Festival

    28 May 2013

    We will be announcing our 2013 Festival programme this Thursday, 30 May. Shows will be available to browse and book online from 2pm, so keep an eye on our website for details. Already announce ... read more

  • Celebrating History: Traverse prepares to launch its 50th anniversary Festival season

    24 May 2013

    We are less than a week away from the launch of our 50th anniversary Festival programme and we're treading the halls of history. A trip to the archives has provided us with some truly fascinatin ... read more

  • 50 Plays for Edinburgh make a comeback this Festival

    21 May 2013

    With the 2013 Traverse Festival launch date drawing closer, we have some exciting news to share about this year's programme. We are delighted to reveal that the Traverse Fifty writers, who have ... read more

  • Traverse Fifty meet Scottish theatre heavyweights

    16 May 2013

    Yesterday our Traverse Fifty writers descended on the bar for Café Conversations, a speed-dating style networking event giving them the chance to pick the brains of leading theatre professionals ... read more


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