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Traverse Festival 2018

Traverse Festival 2018
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    Start date28 Jul 2018
    End date26 Aug 2018

    Traverse Theatre

    The best new writing and boldest stories are part of the 2018 Traverse Festival, featuring 8 world premieres and contemporary drama from some of the most exciting companies in the UK and beyond.

    Productions include:

    Traverse 1

    • What Girls Are Made Of by Cora Bissett (Traverse Theatre Company and Raw Material co-production in association with Regular Music)
    • Check Up: Our NHS @ 70 by Mark Thomas (Lakin McCarthy in association with Nick of Time Productions LTD)
    • Nigel Slater's TOAST by Henry Filloux-Bennett (PW Productions presents The Lowry Production)
    • Meek by Penelope Skinner (Headlong in assocation with Birmingham Repertory Theatre)
    • Underground Railroad Game (Soho Theatre presents the Ars Nova Production)

    Traverse 2

    • Ulster American by David Ireland (Traverse Theatre Company)
    • Breakfast Plays: Youthquake by Ella Hickson, Kieran Hurley, Sabrina Mahfouz, Natalie Mackinnon, Laurie Motherwell and Rebecca Sweeny (Traverse Theatre Company)
    • Coriolanus Vanishes by David Leddy (Fire Exit in co-production with Tron Theatre)
    • The Greatest Play in the History of the World by Ian Kershaw (Tara Finney productions in association with Royal Exchange Theatre)
    • CLASS by Iseult Golden and David Horan (Iseult Golden and David Horan in association with Abbey Theatre)
    • On the Exhale by Martín Zimmerman (China Plate and Audible in association with New Theatre Royal Portsmouth)

    Off-site and Mondays

    Watch the #TravFest18 trailer and flick through the festival brochure, or if you prefer, download it here.

    @traversetheatre / #TravFest18


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