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

  • User Not Found

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    Friday 3rd Aug, 8.00pm
    A story of contemporary grief unfolds through this intimate, funny performance that gently interrogates our need for connection.
    Price(s): £20.50-£9.50
    Captioning information
    Every performance of User Not Found is captioned. Please inform a member of Front of House staff on entry to the performance space that you would like to use the captioning system.
  • On the Exhale

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    Sunday 5th Aug, 11.00am
    After a devastating school shooting, a woman develops an obsession that begins to take over every aspect of her existence.
    Price(s): £20.50-£9.50
    BSL interpretation information
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position
  • Coriolanus Vanishes

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    Wednesday 8th Aug, 6.15pm
    Chris experienced three deaths, one after another. She’s in prison awaiting trial. But she doesn’t know why.
    Price(s): £20.50-£9.50
    Captioning information
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position.
  • The Greatest Play in the History of the World

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    Thursday 9th Aug, 4.15am
    A love story, set on Preston Road & also in space and in time. A man wakes in the middle of the night to discover that the world has stopped
    Price(s): £9.50-£20.50
    BSL interpretation information
    No reservations - can move
  • Check Up: Our NHS @ 70

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    Tuesday 14th Aug, 1.00pm
    If Mark makes it to 84 the NHS will be 100... what will they both look like?
    Price(s): £21.50-£9.50
  • Coriolanus Vanishes

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    Thursday 16th Aug, 11.00am
    Chris experienced three deaths, one after another. She’s in prison awaiting trial. But she doesn’t know why.
    Price(s): £20.50-£9.50
    Captioning information
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position
  • What Girls Are Made Of

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    Saturday 18th Aug, 4.00pm
    A schoolgirl from Glenrothes is catapulted to a rock star lifestyle...she was living the dream. Until she wasn’t.
    Price(s): £21.50-£9.50
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position
  • Ulster American

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    Sunday 19th Aug, 11.00am
    Exploring consent, abuses of power and the confusions of cultural identity, Ulster American is not for the faint of heart.
    Price(s): £20.50-£9.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): John Cummings
    No touch tour. Please collect headset from Usher outside of theatre 30 minutes before the performance.
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position.
  • Check Up: Our NHS @ 70

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    Wednesday 22nd Aug, 4.00pm
    If Mark makes it to 84 the NHS will be 100... what will they both look like?
    Price(s): £21.50-£9.50
    BSL interpretation information
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position
  • What Girls Are Made Of

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    Thursday 23rd Aug, 10.00am
    A schoolgirl from Glenrothes is catapulted to a rock star lifestyle...she was living the dream. Until she wasn’t.
    Price(s): £21.50-£9.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jenny Wilson
    No touch tour. Please collect headset from Usher outside of theatre 30 minutes before the performance