The Traverse is Scotland's foremost theatre company dedicated to new work. It produces award-winning new plays and offers a curated programme spanning theatre, dance, music and spoken word.

Address

10 Cambridge Street
Edinburgh
EH1 2ED

Location

Venue location
Back to back with the Lyceum Theatre and to the left of Usher Hall from Lothian Road.

Transport

Parking information
Four disabled spaces immediately outside theatre. Pay and display and car park on Castle Street.
Taxi information
Lothian Road across road from Usher Hall.
Bus/Tram information
1, 2, 10, 11, 15, 16, 24, 34 stop at Filmhouse / Usher Hall.
Train
Haymarket 947 yards to West / Waverley 1 mile East.

Venue map

Venue access information

Automatic doors at main entrance. Lift down to bar and all auditoriums. Accessible toilets ground floor and bar. Wheelchair spaces in front row only and one wheelchair to borrow. High Box Office counter with no loop. Bar area has hard floor and can be noisy and quite dark.

Infra-red system in auditorium – staff can show best areas to site.

Reserve headsets at Box Office and collect from any staff member. Meet in bar for touch tour.

If you require assistance please make yourself known to the front of house staff when you arrive and they will show you to your seats.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Ask Box Office
BSL Interpretation information
No reservations - can move
Captioning information
No reservations - can move

Events at Traverse Theatre

  • Don't. Make. Tea.

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    Friday 7th Oct, 7.30pm
    This performance is socially distanced, and audience members will be required to wear face masks, unless medically exempt.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    Audio Description information
    Audio Description is embedded within the performance.
    BSL interpretation information
    Integrated BSL is used within this performance.
    Captioning information
    Captioning is embedded within the performance.
  • Don't. Make. Tea.

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    Saturday 8th Oct, 7.30pm
    A riveting new dark comedy from Rob Drummond (Bulletcatch) presented by Scotland’s disability-led theatre company, Birds of Paradise.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    Audio Description information
    Audio Description is embedded in the performance.
    BSL interpretation information
    Integrated BSL is used throughout the performance.
    Captioning information
    Captioning is embedded within the performance.
  • 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War

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    Saturday 15th Oct, 7.30pm
    549, a play with songs and storytelling, is a timely insight into one of Scotland’s almost forgotten conflicts.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    No reservations - can move
  • The Time Machine: A Radical Feminist Retelling

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    Thursday 3rd Nov, 7.30pm
    A fiery and furious reimagining of H. G. Wells's science fiction classic from award-winning feminist theatre company Jordan & Skinner.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    Captioning information
    No reservations - can move
  • The Time Machine: A Radical Feminist Retelling

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    Friday 4th Nov, 7.30pm
    A fiery and furious reimagining of H. G. Wells's science fiction classic from award-winning feminist theatre company Jordan & Skinner.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    No reservations - can move
  • Sister Radio

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    Friday 11th Nov, 8.00pm
    A vibrant & nostalgic play reflecting on migration and family as well as being a celebration of culture from two very different places.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    No reservations - can move
  • Sister Radio

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    Saturday 12th Nov, 2.30pm
    A vibrant & nostalgic play reflecting on migration and family as well as being a celebration of culture from two very different places.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
  • Cell Outs

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    Thursday 24th Nov, 8.00pm
    A dark comedy written and performed by two ex-prison officers.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    Captioning information
    No reservations - can move
  • Cell Outs

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    Friday 25th Nov, 8.00pm
    A dark comedy written and performed by two ex-prison officers.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    Captioning information
    No reservations - can move
  • Cell Outs

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    Saturday 26th Nov, 8.00pm
    A dark comedy written and performed by two ex-prison officers.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    Captioning information
    No reservations - can move