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
    Friday 23rd 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
    Saturday 24th 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
    Sunday 25th 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.
  • The Drift

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    Friday 11th Oct, 8.00pm
    The Drift is a journey through history, through Scottishness, through belonging, and through grief.
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Caroline Jacquet
    Touch Tour: 7:00pm
    Ask Box Office
    Captioning information
    Captioned by Glenda Carson
  • The Panopticon

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 12th Oct, 7.30pm
    Brought for the first time to the stage, Jenni Fagan’s The Panopticon is a visceral, bloody and brutal testament to life and friendship.
    Price(s): £5 - £20
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Yvonne Strain
    No reservations - can move
  • The Drift

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 12th Oct, 8.00pm
    The Drift is a journey through history, through Scottishness, through belonging, and through grief.
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Lisa Li
    No reservations - can move
  • The Panopticon

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    Wednesday 16th Oct, 7.30pm
    Brought for the first time to the stage, Jenni Fagan’s The Panopticon is a visceral, bloody and brutal testament to life and friendship.
    Price(s): £5 - £20
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Gillian Gourlay and Kat Wilson
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    Ask Box Office
    Captioning information
    Captioned by Alison Pendlowski
  • The Panopticon

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Thursday 17th Oct, 7.30pm
    Brought for the first time to the stage, Jenni Fagan’s The Panopticon is a visceral, bloody and brutal testament to life and friendship.
    Price(s): £5 - £20
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Yvonne Strain
    No reservations - can move
  • The Monstrous Heart

    Audio Described icon
    Thursday 31st Oct, 7.30pm
    Mag lives in the Canadian wilds...but when her estranged daughter Beth turns up on the doorstep...the past becomes terrifyingly present.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Bridget Stevens
    Touch Tour: 6.45pm Make yourself known to Box Office
    Ask Box Office
  • The Monstrous Heart

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Thursday 31st Oct, 7.30pm
    Mag lives in the Canadian wilds...but when her estranged daughter Beth turns up on the doorstep...the past becomes terrifyingly present.
    Price(s): £5-£20
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    No reservations - can move