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

  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Tuesday 6th Aug, 10.00am
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities.
  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Wednesday 7th Aug, 1.00pm
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities
  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Thursday 8th Aug, 4.00pm
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities.
  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Friday 9th Aug, 7.00pm
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities.
  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Saturday 10th Aug, 10.00pm
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities.
  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Sunday 11th Aug, 10.00am
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities.
  • Enough

    Audio Described icon
    Tuesday 13th Aug, 11.00am
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    Price(s): £5-£21
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Koralia Daskalaki
    Audio description headsets available from Front of House from 30 mins before the performance at the entrance to the theatre.

    https://www.traverse.co.uk/whats-on/event/enough

  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Tuesday 13th Aug, 1.00pm
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities.
  • Mouthpiece

    Audio Described icon
    Wednesday 14th Aug, 11.00am
    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-£21
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Clea Friend
    Audio description headsets available from Front of House from 30 mins before the performance at the entrance to the theatre.
  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Wednesday 14th Aug, 4.00pm
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities.