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

  • LOVE BEYOND (ACT OF REMEMBRANCE) - MANIPULATE FESTIVAL 2023

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    Friday 10th Feb, 8.00pm
    Renowned theatre artist Ramesh Meyyappan presents the UK premiere of Love Beyond (Act of Remembrance) – a love story, but not a typical one.
    Price(s): £13 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    This show incorporates BSL, visual language (sign mime / visual vernacular) and oral dialogue. It intends to present an equal experience for d/Deaf audiences and hearing audiences.
  • LOVE BEYOND (ACT OF REMEMBRANCE) - MANIPULATE FESTIVAL 2023

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    Saturday 11th Feb, 8.00pm
    Renowned theatre artist Ramesh Meyyappan presents the UK premiere of Love Beyond (Act of Remembrance) – a love story, but not a typical one.
    Price(s): £13 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    This show incorporates BSL, visual language (sign mime / visual vernacular) and oral dialogue. It intends to present an equal experience for d/Deaf audiences and hearing audiences.
  • Stornoway, Quebec

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    Saturday 8th Apr, 7.30pm
    Ceilidhs meet Colt .45s in this wild Gàidhlig Western.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Catherine King
    No reservations - can move
  • Who Killed My Father

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    Friday 12th May, 7.30pm
    An intimate declaration of love from son to father and a defiant call for social justice.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Rachel Amey
    No reservations - can move
  • Dear Billy

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    Thursday 18th May, 7.30pm
    Gary McNair turns moving and hilarious tales about Billy Connolly into a special show celebrating the Big Yin and what he means to us.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    Captioning information
    Captions by Andrew Howell
  • Dear Billy

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    Friday 19th May, 7.30pm
    Gary McNair turns moving and hilarious tales about Billy Connolly into a special show celebrating the Big Yin and what he means to us.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Chris McKiddle
    Ask Box Office
  • Dear Billy

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 20th May, 7.30pm
    Gary McNair turns moving and hilarious tales about Billy Connolly into a special show celebrating the Big Yin and what he means to us.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Karen Forbes
    No reservations - can move
  • Moorcroft

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    Tuesday 24th Oct, 7.30pm
    Exhausted from years spent wrapped in regret, Gerry begins to relive ‘the glory days’. Moorcroft asks ‘what is a real man?’
    Price(s): £5 - £20
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Carol Ann Crawford
    Ask Box Office
    Captioning information
    Captions by Glenda Carson.
  • Moorcroft

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Wednesday 25th Oct, 7.30pm
    Exhausted from years spent wrapped in regret, Gerry begins to relive ‘the glory days’. Moorcroft asks ‘what is a real man?’
    Price(s): £5 - £20
    BSL interpretation information
    No reservations - can move