• Rehearsals begin for autumn show

    1 Oct 2012

    Rehearsals for our autumn production got off to a flying start this morning with the script read through of The Artist Man and the Mother Woman by Morna Pearson. Four weeks of rehearsals kick of ... read more

  • What's a Play for Edinburgh?

    27 Sep 2012

    Playwrights Zinnie Harris and Kieran Hurley have been enlisted to help us find 50 brilliant writers to work with us during our 50th anniversary next year. They responded to our call for Plays fo ... read more

  • TravCast: Pamela Carter

    24 Sep 2012

    The latest in our series of writers' podcasts is now live, this month featuring playwright, director and dramaturg, Pamela Carter. Earlier this year we announced our continued partnership with ... read more

  • Platform 18 New Directions Award

    14 Sep 2012

    Kieran Hurley's Beats was one of the most talked about shows of the 2012 Traverse Festival season. It first exploded onto the Traverse's stage earlier this year as a winner of the Arches' ground ... read more

  • Human cloning debate reignites at the Traverse

    7 Sep 2012

    Ethical dilemmas are set to be explored at the Traverse next week as we reconnect with the Genomics Forum to explore the debate around human cloning with a performance reading of A Number by Car ... read more

  • Free workshop with ThickSkin

    5 Sep 2012

    We are teaming up with ThickSkin to offer an exciting opportunity for professional artists to work with director Neil Bettles. The workshop will explore ThickSkin's approach to creating theatre ... read more

  • Herald Angel for Dream Plays

    1 Sep 2012

    Dream Plays has been awarded a Herald Angel, bringing the total number of awards won by productions in this year's Traverse festival programme to 16. Orla O'Loughlin said, "I am hugely thankful ... read more

  • Traverse Autumn Programme is Live

    30 Aug 2012

    Once again the Festival has been and gone and this can mean only one thing; The Traverse has a brand new season of work, featuring some exhilarating work from some the finest artistic talents ar ... read more

  • Bumper Awards Harvest at the Traverse

    29 Aug 2012

    It's been another bumper Fringe here at the Traverse with productions from our programme landing a total of 15 awards at recent ceremonies. In all, shows at the Traverse were awarded five Scot ... read more

  • Final Dream Play writer is Andrew Greig

    25 Aug 2012

    Our breakfast theatre series, Dream Plays (Scenes From a Play I'll Never Write) is coming to an end. The twelfth and final writer will be Andrew Greig, with Found at Sea.  Andrew Grei ... read more


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