List of Events

  1. Playwright and Director Networking Event

    First Stages Festival

    This informal networking session is an opportunity for professional playwrights and directors to make new connections and meet potential collaborators.

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  2. Imaginate Accelerator Reading: The Turmeric Trail

    First Stages Festival Skye Loneragan

    A new play about the power of our thoughts to create our reality. Told through the eyes of an insect-obsessed teenager who is on the brink of exams she can’t afford to fail.

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  3. The Tillers

    Soundhouse

    Hot Cincinnati four-piece, The Tillers have been thumping their own distinctive style of stringband-driven folk music for a decade, riding it all over the country and across the sea.

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  4. Class Act

    Made at Traverse

    Class Act challenges senior pupils from schools across Edinburgh to become playwrights, creating brand new scripts which are premiered on the Traverse stage.

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  5. Alex & Eliza

    By Umar Butt

    Zubair’s grandmother is like everyone else’s grandmother. Until she gets on a plane to visit Zubair seven seas afar.

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  6. Emergence 2019

    Youth Theatre Arts Scotland presents Emergence 2019, a celebration of bold new works-in-progress from the country’s leading youth theatre directors.

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  7. Elusive Tree Ensemble

    Soundhouse

    Showcasing original compositions and innovative arrangements, this pioneering septet brings together some of the most exciting and award-winning talent on the Scottish jazz scene.

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  8. Atlantis Banal: Beneath the Surface

    By Shona Reppe

    Born on an island, struck by lightning and raised by a dry cleaner, Atlantis Banal is an artist like no other.

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  9. Martin & Eliza Carthy

    Soundhouse

    The good Doctor Martin Carthy and his twice Mercury-nominated daughter Eliza Carthy, join forces to perform songs from their first duo album ever, a CD of traditional material entitled The Moral of the Elephant.

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  10. White

    By Andy Manley

    White is a playful, highly visual show for very young children and is a perfect first-time theatre experience for 2-4-year-olds.

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  11. Strange Tales

    Made at Traverse Adapted from Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio by Pu Songling, by Pauline Lockhart with Ben Harrison

    Written in China centuries ago, Pu Songling’s Strange Tales are now adapted for stage by the acclaimed immersive theatre company Grid Iron in co-production with the Traverse Theatre.

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  12. I Can Go Anywhere

    Made at Traverse By Douglas Maxwell

    Jimmy is 100% Mod and is seeking asylum in the UK. With just a few days before the substantive interview that’s going to decide his fate, the stakes are high. So he came up with a brilliant plan. And Stevie has an important part to play.

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