April 2019
 
  • Soundhouse: Spring 2019

    Soundhouse: Spring 2019

    14 Jan 2019 - 10 Jun 2019

    The Soundhouse Organisation residency at the Traverse Theatre offers a heady mix of jazz, folk, and Americana, all delivered by musicians of the highest calibre from Scotland and around the world.

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  • Soundhouse: Moishe's Bagel and David MacGregor

    Soundhouse: Moishe's Bagel and David MacGregor

    6 Apr 2019

    Soundhouse favourites Moishe’s Bagel return with their thrillingly original cutting-edge klezmer and folk music. An intoxicating, life-affirming mix of Eastern European dance music, Middle Eastern rhythms and virtuoso performances.

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  • Soundhouse: Lizabett Russo

    Soundhouse: Lizabett Russo

    8 Apr 2019

    Lizabett Russo launches her 3rd album Penumbra with a night at The Traverse Theatre. Scotland-based Romanian singer-songwriter Lizabett Russo merges her native traditions with elements of contemporary jazz, avant garde folk and world music, a range of influence effortlessly spanned by her powerfully versatile voice.

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  • A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Chic Murray- A Funny Place for a Window

    A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Chic Murray- A Funny Place for a Window

    9 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

    The “Comedian’s Comedian” Chic Murray passed away in Edinburgh in 1985. On his last day on this earth, Chic takes a musical look back at the ups and downs, triumphs and tragedies of a glittering, but tragically flawed career that took him from an engineer’s apprenticeship in Kincaid’s Shipyard, Greenock, to the top of the bill at The London Palladium.

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  • A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Spring 2019

    A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Spring 2019

    9 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019

    A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns with six new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink.

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  • Speakin’ Cajun

    Speakin’ Cajun

    10 Apr 2019

    Poetry Circus and the Jennifer Ewan band are back with a brand new show after their last highly successful event at the Traverse Bar in January.

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  • dressed.

    dressed.

    11 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

    Multi-award-winning ThisEgg combine choreography, live sewing, comedy and original music to celebrate the power clothes have to define us, to liberate us, to hide us and to embellish us.

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  • Soundhouse: Brian Molley Quartet

    Soundhouse: Brian Molley Quartet

    15 Apr 2019

    Brian Molley Quartet blend contemporary jazz with influences from around the globe, including Brazilian choro and baiao, straight-ahead downtown New York jazz, Indian raga with a touch of Scottish folk in evidence too.

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  • What Girls Are Made Of

    What Girls Are Made Of

    16 Apr 2019 - 20 Apr 2019

    Fresh from an award-winning, sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, performed with a live band What Girls Are Made Of returns to the Traverse Theatre.

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  • A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Lion Lion

    A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Lion Lion

    16 Apr 2019 - 20 Apr 2019

    George & Joy Adamson, like many others, loved the animal kingdom as much, probably more, than their fellow humans. Camping for years where humans were few, but dangerous wildlife teemed around them. With no mobiles, to relieve isolation, how did they react to the wilderness? Did they conduct themselves like civilised human beings? Or draw from the animals they studied?

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  • Soundhouse: Furrow Collective

    Soundhouse: Furrow Collective

    22 Apr 2019

    Described by MOJO as 'a mouthwatering collaboration', Alasdair Roberts, Emily Portman, Lucy Farrell and Rachel Newton are four fine soloists sharing a mutual love of traditional songs, from both sides of the English and Scottish borders, with playful, boundary-defying musicianship.

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  • Locker Room Talk

    Locker Room Talk

    23 Apr 2019 - 24 Apr 2019

    Following overwhelming response from previous runs at the Traverse Theatre, Abbey Theatre, Latitude Festival and The Scottish Parliament, Locker Room Talk returns to continue a conversation about misogyny and masculinity which has become even more urgent since its premiere.

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  • A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Mack

    A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Mack

    23 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019

    Ninety years after his own demise, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s internationally acclaimed masterpiece lies in ruins. For the second time in four years a fire has torn through Glasgow’s most venerable building. Should we save the Mack or just let it go? Are there really things “more precious more beautiful – more lasting than life itself?”.

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  • PASS Out 2019

    PASS Out 2019

    25 Apr 2019

    Edinburgh College’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland returns to the Traverse with their end of year showcase.

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  • What a Voice - Kathleen MacInnes, Fiona Hunter and Kaela Rowan

    What a Voice - Kathleen MacInnes, Fiona Hunter and Kaela Rowan

    27 Apr 2019

    Come and spend the evening in the company of three of Scotland’s most engaging and accomplished singers – Kathleen MacInnes, Fiona Hunter and Kaela Rowan – as they choose their favourite songs from the women who influenced them.

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  • Soundhouse: Baltic Crossing

    Soundhouse: Baltic Crossing

    28 Apr 2019

    Baltic Crossing use their strong affinity for old dance music and respect for each others traditions to bring a new vibrant energy to the folk music of Europe.

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  • Soundhouse: May Erlewine

    Soundhouse: May Erlewine

    29 Apr 2019

    Many on this side of the Atlantic have been asking how it could be that it took them so long to discover May Erlewine.

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  • A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Casablanca-The Gin Joint Cut

    A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Casablanca-The Gin Joint Cut

    30 Apr 2019 - 4 May 2019

    A lovingly disrespectful homage to one of the classic films of all time that will have you raise a Bogart style eyebrow, shed a Bergman-like tear and drown out the Nazis with a rousing chorus of the Marseillaise. Set in French Morocco, 1941, Casablanca interweaves a tale of wartime conflict with political and romantic intrigue.

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