Orla O’Loughlin

O’Loughlin quits Traverse

O’Loughlin quits Traverse

Traverse AD heads to London Guildhall:

Orla O’Loughlin has announced that she is to leave her post as artistic director of the Traverse this autumn with her last directing role as Traverse AD being Kieran Hurley’s Mouthpiece, opening December 1.

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Meet Me at Dawn

Meet Me at Dawn

★★★★☆   Mythic emotion:
Meet Me At Dawn, a new play by Zinnie Harris presented by the EIF at the Traverse, is a sombre but beautifully open-hearted depiction of love, loss and regret.

August 8, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Locker Room Talk Returns

Locker Room Talk Returns

#EdFringe tix on sale now:
Gary McNair’s verbatim show, Locker Room Talk, inspired by Donal Trump’s leaked sexually aggressive comments, will play two performances in one day at the Traverse in the 2017 fringe.

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Gareth Nicholls for Traverse

Gareth Nicholls for Traverse

New associate director for the Traverse:
Gareth Nicholls will be joining the Traverse’s artistic team as associate director from 8 May 2017.

April 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Girl in the Machine

Girl in the Machine

★★★☆☆ Prophetic:
The Traverse Theatre’s production of Girl in the Machine is a quick march through our potential future towards a technology-induced apocalypse.

April 6, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
McNair Joins Traverse

McNair Joins Traverse

Cast announced for Locker Room Talk:
Gary McNair has joined the Traverse Theatre as an associate artist, ahead of the performance of his Trump response piece Locker Room Talk, next week, 17 and 18 February 2017.

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Grain In The Blood

Grain In The Blood

★★★☆☆ Well performed:
Strong performances and notably high production values distinguish Grain In The Blood at the Traverse, but an initially chilling ambience is not sustained.

November 3, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Milk

Milk

★★☆☆☆ Disconnected:
The premiere of Ross Dunsmore’s Milk at the Traverse is well acted and carefully staged. However, it never overcomes an unsatisfactory construction.

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Dreaming aloud

Dreaming aloud

Ross Dunsmore’s Milk heads Traverse Edfringe programme:
Ten world premiers will feature in the fringe programme of the Traverse this year. Ten plays which, as I write this, don’t even exist yet.

June 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Theatre creatives top Festival Theatre speakers:
Theatre makers and creatives top the speakers at three free events being held at the Festival Theatre to mark International Women’s Day, Tuesday 8 March 2016.

March 7, 2016 | By | Reply More