Right Now opens at the Traverse

Right Now opens at the Traverse

After a hugely successful run at Theatre Bath Ustinov Studio and Bush Theatre, Right Now by Catherine-Anne Toupin, directed by Michael Boyd, arrives in Edinburgh, 19 April - 7 May.

Gods Are Fallen And All Safety Gone

Gods Are Fallen And All Safety Gone

An investigation into what happens when we discover that our parents are flawed human beings, and that at some point, sooner than we think, they are suddenly going to disappear from our lives. Wed 4 – Fri 6 May, 8pm.

Two Minute Manifesto: Election Special

Two Minute Manifesto: Election Special

A special event marking the culmination of Two Minute Manifesto: a show that has spent the year asking some of Scotland's leading writers, artists and thinkers to pitch ideas that could make Scotland a better place. Hosted by Traverse Associate Artist David Greig. Thu 5 May, 1pm & 10.30pm.

Crash kicks off its UK Tour

Crash kicks off its UK Tour

Last year's festival hit, Crash by Andy Duffy opens at the Tron Theatre in Glasgow (27-28 April), before making its way to the Traverse 29-30 April.

  • Script Sale

    Script Sale

    Choose from a selection of our Script bundles, each containing 10 scripts and all for the bargain price of £8. Sale on for a limited time. read more

  • TravCast


    Listen to the Traverse Writers podcast, featuring interviews with well-known writers and theatre makers about the art of playwriting and the role it plays in their lives... read more

  • Traverse Engage

    Traverse Engage

    We provide exciting opportunities for people of all ages, with projects led by professional theatre-makers and focus on playwriting and creating theatre... read more

  • Young Writers' Group

    Young Writers' Group

    Are you aged between 18-25 and interested in theatre? Whether you've written something before or are completely new to playwriting, all you need is enthusiasm and a pen... read more


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Black Beauty is this year's Christmas family show

04 May 2016

This Christmas, the Traverse Theatre Company and Red Bridge will bring one the best-selling books of all time, Black Beauty, on the Traverse ... read more

Right Now Comes Home

19 Apr 2016

Following hugely successful runs in Bath and London, Right Now comes home to the Traverse this week. The play by Catherine-Anne Toupin, trans ... read more

Coming Up

see all 07 May 2016
Right Now 14:30
Right Now 19:30
09 May 2016 12 May 2016 13 May 2016 14 May 2016 16 May 2016 18 May 2016
Blackout 20:00
19 May 2016
Blackout 20:00
20 May 2016
Breathe 19:30

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