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‘When the Sun Meets the Sky’ – presented by Capital Theatres in association with...

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A new project has been announced by Capital Theatres developed in partnership with Traverse Theatre which is aimed at people with a lived experience of dementia and older people experiencing isolation and sensory deprivation.Delivered...

Edinburgh Tradfest 2021 kicks off with ‘Shetland Springs’

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Friday 30 April sees Edinburgh Tradfest kicking off with 'Shetland Springs', a specially commissioned event presented in association with the Shetland Folk Festival.Following the great success of 2019’s What A Voice, which celebrated female...

Angela will begin the season of Sound Stage

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The Royal Lyceum Theatre have a cunning plan with 'SOUND STAGE'On her journey towards being Educated, Rita solves the bane of all stage productions faced with Peer Gynt, ‘Do it on the radio!’ she...

New spotlight season from Edinburgh Tradfest

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Edinburgh Tradfest’s new Spotlight season of online concerts continues tonight (Mon 19 Oct, 8pm) with Shetland Springs featuring musicians Catriona MacDonald (fiddle, String Sisters) and Margaret Robertson (fiddle, piano, Edinburgh Military Tattoo).A ‘spring’ is...

Traverse Theatre considering redundancies as a result of Covid-19

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The Traverse Theatre is forced to consider some redundancies among its staff as it cannot yet open its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.The management says it has lost two thirds of its...

At the Traverse this spring – seeds

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Shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award, seeds embarks on a UK tour in 2020. Sensitively written by Mel Pennant, it tells the story of two mothers united in sorrow, unable to escape the tragedy...

A Play, A Pie and a Pint at The Traverse

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Produced by A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran MórPresented by the Traverse TheatreÒran Mór returns with six new plays to light up your lunchtime from 9 April to 18 May 2019. Ticket...

At The Traverse Theatre – In Other Words

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In Other Words begins on 1 March 2019 for two nights.This deeply emotive play explores the effects of Alzheimer's disease on a person and their daily life. The very topic will resonate with...

Acadian trio ‘Vishten’ coming to the Traverse Theatre in January

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Multi award-winning Acadian trio, Vishtèn celebrate 15 years together with their sixth album “Horzons” and most extensive UK tour to date which includes an appearance at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh on 27 January.Flag-bearers...

Lions and Tigers wins the James Tait Black Prize for Drama 2018

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It was very pleasant to sit for a while in the Traverse this afternoon and be entertained to snippets of the plays which were shortlisted for the 2018 James Tait Black Prize for Drama.An...

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman coming to the Traverse Theatre next month

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Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman will be performing at the Traverse Theatre on 19 MarchThe Dartmoor-based husband and wife have twice won the coveted Best Duo title at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards...

Theatre – Eden Court Theatre on tour

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Eden Court Theatre’s new production, The Return, inspired by an old and still mysterious story embarks on a national tour in February and March 2018. The true story of Martin Guerre is an intriguing one....

At the Traverse – The Miss Annabel Sings Show: Horrific Blind Date

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Dive Queer Party in association with Traverse Theatre presents: The Miss Annabel Sings Show: Horrific Blind Date Sunday 29 October 2017, 4-8pm, Traverse Bar CaféIf you like your lazy Sunday afternoons spiked with some outrageous, contagious,...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Birmingham Rep

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Whilst our friends at Birmingham Repertory Theatre are all gearing up for their annual BE FESTIVAL international four day bonanza, nips and final tucks are being made to two of their home-grown productions that...

Theatre preview: Traverse Theatre’s Spring/Summer 2017 programme

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Oi! You looking at my pie Pal? Take a dive in to this box of dramatic delights...Our friends at the Traverse announce their new kick-act season of eclectic sweetmeats.The rehearsal room is positively bursting with...

Theatre Preview: Girls Like That – The Lyceum

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This provocatively titled ensemble experience plays with ambiguous innuendo and stereotype insinuation. Does it imply that girls are submissive pleasure seekers, that they are asking for it? Do we infer that girls are all alike and...

At the Traverse – Music Mondays – Amanda Rheaume

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Amanda Rheaume is a quiet crusader. The Canadian singer-songwriter, who appears in the Traverse Theatre’s latest Monday music programme, has a history of speaking out for good causes in songs that use gentle persuasion and catchy melodies...

Topically Tinsel at The Traverse

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By John Kennedy and Phyllis Stephen Christmas-Pud cookin' and brandy flaming hot news reaches The Edinburgh Reporter from our friends at The Traverse Theatre announcing their Autumn/Winter season that promises some seriously Christmas chill-outs. As the...

At the Traverse Theatre – Philip Clouts Jazz Quartet

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Pianist Philip Clouts’ quartet plays the Traverse Theatre on Monday 26 October 2015 as part of a UK tour to mark the release of a new album, Umoya, one of the first releases on the new...

Traverse hosting aerial dance and circus premiere

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Three’s A Crowd To Premiere At Manipulate Festival, Edinburgh All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre’s touring production of Three’s A Crowd - harness flying, aerial acrobatics, contemporary circus and dance theatre – to premiere at...

Traverse Theatre Company heads for Broadway

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Traverse Theatre Company will be in New York this April, taking Fringe 2013 hits A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity and Clean for a month-long run at 59E59 Theaters, marking New York’s Scotland Week...

Theatre review: Dragon, Traverse Theatre (****)

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It’s a rare piece of theatre that can move you both with its themes and with its execution. But the almost entirely wordless Dragon, a three-way co-production between the National Theatre of Scotland, visual...

CATS awards 2013

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CATS Awards 2013 (Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland), Traverse Theatre, 9 June 2013.Film-maker John Byrne (centre), who made the awards at the CATS (Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland) with Blythe Duff after...

Traverse on the Edinburgh Fringe

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The Traverse is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and has just announced its Fringe line-up which includes four world premieres, five UK premieres and one Scottish premieres.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_YlfHq1lrs] The Traverse presents four productions by...

Theatre review: A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity (A Play, a Pie and a...

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A friendly sign on the way down to Traverse 2 warns: ‘This production contains a lot of swearing.’ And that’s not the half of it, for swearing is the whole driving force behind Douglas...

Theatre review: 3 Seconds (A Play, a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre (****)

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Tense, terse and tight, Lesley Hart’s 3 Seconds makes a powerful and sometimes unsettling start to the Traverse Theatre’s spring season of A Play, a Pie and a Pint lunchtime shows.The set-up is familiar...

Traverse Theatre – Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival in February

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As the Traverse Theatre gears up for its 50th anniversary year in 2013, Puppet Animation Scotland and the Traverse announce the 2013 Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival. This ambitious season of performance and film from...

Fifty playwrights help Traverse Theatre celebrate its 50th anniversary

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The Traverse Theatre has announced highlights from its 50th anniversary season, which includes two new productions produced by the Traverse, and an ambitious year-long project that brings together 50 international playwrights.The Traverse Fifty were...

Theatre review: Sonata for A Man and A Boy, Traverse Theatre (****)

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It starts as a run-of-the-mill cello lesson – scales, tunes, duets. Comments and corrections from the teacher; little attempts at mischief from the pupil. But Edinburgh-based musician and actor Greg Sinclair’s playful theatre-cum-music-cum-dance piece...

Theatre review: The Artist Man and the Mother Woman, Traverse Theatre (****)

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Morna Pearson’s bold and unsettling new play at the Traverse Theatre at times has the feeling of a fairy tale, with a pretty improbable set-up, larger-than-life (some might say grotesque) characters and an inexorable...

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