List of Events

  1. The Sweetest Growl

    A Play, A Pie and A Pint By Claire Nicol

    In the 1950’s, Mary McGowan was the sensational singer with cult Scottish jazz band The Clyde Valley Stompers but at the height of her fame, she gave it all up to be a housewife. Did she have any regrets?

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  2. The Panopticon

    By Jenni Fagan

    Brought for the first time to the stage, The Panopticon is a visceral, bloody and brutal testament to life and friendship.

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  3. Build A Rocket

    By Christopher York

    Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe award-winning Build a Rocket is a powerful and uplifting play about triumph over adversity.

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  4. The Monstrous Heart

    Made at Traverse By Oliver Emanuel

    The Monstrous Heart is thrilling, chilling and witty, examining afresh the eternal question of whether we ever really change how we’re made.

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  5. Hope and Joy

    By Ellie Stewart

    A deeply original play that explores love and loss in a changing environment, using bold visuals and strong physical elements to imagine a Scotland in a time much like ours, but not quite.

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  6. Still No Idea

    By Lisa Hammond, Lee Simpson & Rachael Spence

    Part-verbatim theatre, part-confession, part-comedy sketch show with a bit of singing and dancing thrown in.

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  7. First Stages Readings: I’m Not Here / Tiger Mum

    First Stages Festival By Rachael O’Connor / Eva Edo

    This year, 6 scripts have been selected from over 400 submissions to receive dramaturgical support and be presented as rehearsed readings.

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  8. First Stages Readings: Blessed / Exquisite Corpse

    First Stages Festival By Natalie McGrath / Conor O’Loughlin

    This year, 6 scripts have been selected from over 400 submissions to receive dramaturgical support and be presented as rehearsed readings.

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  9. First Stages Readings: Motherland / 44 Sex Acts

    First Stages Festival By Hugo Timbrell / David Finnigan

    This year, 6 scripts have been selected from over 400 submissions to receive dramaturgical support and be presented as rehearsed readings.

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  10. 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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  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. We Are In Time

    By Pamela Carter

    Through song, music and words, one of Scotland’s most forward-thinking theatre-makers joins the pioneering string orchestra to tell the extraordinary story of a transplanted heart, from giver to receiver.

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