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.


10 Cambridge Street


Venue location
Back to back with the Lyceum Theatre and to the left of Usher Hall from Lothian Road.


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.
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

  • Cell Outs

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    Saturday 26th Nov, 8.00pm
    A dark comedy written and performed by two ex-prison officers.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    Captioning information
    No reservations - can move
  • Once Upon A Snowstorm

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    Sunday 11th Dec, 4.30pm
    Based on the beautiful storybook, a tale of a father and son who live an isolated life in the woods. For children aged 5-8 and families.
    Price(s): £5 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Yvonne Strain
    No reservations - can move