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

  • Manpower

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    Thursday 27th Sep, 8.00pm
    Silent battles of power drive a politically complex commentary on Britain’s working men over the last 40 years.
    Price(s): £6-£12
    BSL interpretation information
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position
  • Scotties

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    Friday 28th Sep, 7.30pm
    A telegram from Ireland in 1937 inspires the untold story of ten young lads from Achill lost in a Scottish bothy fire.
    Price(s): £6-£12
    BSL interpretation information
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position
  • Arctic Oil

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    Thursday 18th Oct, 7.30pm
    While Ella fights for her son's future, Margret is terrified that Ella’s activism will her get killed.
    Price(s): £9-£17
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Judy Shaw Stewart
    Touch Tour: 6.45pm Meet the Duty Manager at Box Office
    Please let Box Office know that you require an audio description headset at time of booking. When you arrive for the performance, headsets can be collected from Front of House staff.
  • Arctic Oil

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Thursday 18th Oct, 7.30pm
    While Ella fights for her son's future, Margret is terrified that Ella’s activism will her get killed.
    Price(s): £9-£17
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    Front of House staff can advise on best place to sit
  • Stuff

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    Wednesday 7th Nov, 8.00pm
    Today the Council is coming to clear Magda’s house. She must find a way to deal with the constant shifting of stuff in her house.
    Price(s): £9-£17
    BSL interpretation information
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position
  • The Last Witch

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    Saturday 10th Nov, 2.30pm
    The Last Witch reimagines the true story of the alleged Witch of Dornoch. Did Janet Horne actually practise witchcraft?
    Price(s): £9-£17
    Audio Description information
    Please let Box Office know that you require an audio description headset at time of booking. When you arrive for the performance, headsets can be collected from Front of House staff.
  • Mouthpiece

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    Wednesday 19th Dec, 8.00pm
    Salisbury Crags. Twilight. A woman takes a step forward into the air. A teenage boy pulls her back. Two lives are changed forever.
    Price(s): £8-£15
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Clea Friend
    Touch Tour: 7.15pm Meet the Duty Manager at Box Office
    Please let Box Office know that you require an audio description headset at time of booking. When you arrive for the performance, headsets can be collected from Front of House staff.
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    Front of House staff can advise on best place to sit