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

  • I Can Go Anywhere

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    Wednesday 18th Dec, 8.00pm
    Jimmy is seeking asylum in the UK. With just a few days before the interview that’s going to decide his fate, the stakes are high.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Fiona Forbes
    Touch Tour: 7.15pm
    Ask Box Office
  • Strange Tales

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    Thursday 19th Dec, 7.30pm
    This thrilling immersive production uses puppetry, movement and cutting-edge digital technology to thrust you right into the pages.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    Captioning information
    No reservations - can move
  • I Can Go Anywhere

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    Thursday 19th Dec, 8.00pm
    Jimmy is seeking asylum in the UK. With just a few days before the interview that’s going to decide his fate, the stakes are high.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    No reservations - can move
  • Strange Tales

    Audio Described icon
    Friday 20th Dec, 7.30pm
    This thrilling immersive production uses puppetry, movement and cutting-edge digital technology to thrust you right into the pages.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jo Barrow
    Touch Tour: 6.45pm
    Ask Box Office
  • Mouthpiece

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    Thursday 13th Feb 2020, 7.30pm
    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): £5-£15
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Fiona Forbes
    Touch Tour: 6.45pm
    Please book your place on the touch tour in advance. Audio description headsets can be collected from Front of House staff 30 mins before the performance.
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    Please ask Front of House where the best seats are for BSL
  • Donny’s Brain

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    Wednesday 29th Apr 2020, 7.30pm
    Donny wakes up in hospital after a car crash, desperate to see his partner Emma and unable to recognise the woman crying at his bedside.
    Price(s): £5-£15
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Judy Shaw Stewart
    Touch Tour: 6.45pm
    Please book your place on the touch tour in advance. Audio description headsets can be collected from Front of House staff 30 mins before the performance.
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    Please ask Front of House where the best seats are for BSL