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Class Act Online

Class Act Online

The Traverse’s annual schools script project goes online

Seventeen short scripts, created by the student participants of the Class Act 2020 programme, have been used to create short films and will be available online from the Traverse 3 website.

May 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Street Acts

Street Acts

Traverse’s annual schools script project takes to the streets

Seventeen scripts by secondary school pupils have been posted on billboard sites around Edinburgh, taking the Traverse’s annual Class Act project out onto the streets in this year when it can’t take place in the theatre.

April 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jim Haynes

Jim Haynes

Traverse co-founder dies in Paris

Jim Haynes, who co-founded the Traverse Theatre in 1963, has died in hospital in Paris. He was 87.

January 7, 2021 | By | Reply More
Rich Kids Live Stream for Trav

Rich Kids Live Stream for Trav

Javaad Alipoor to stream hit shows at Traverse 3

Manchester-based Javaad Alipoor Company is to give two online adaptations of EdFringe hits their Scottish premieres with live streams on the Traverse’s year-round festival website: Traverse 3.

October 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer

In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer

★★★★☆ Poignant:

In Someone Else’s Shoes, the Traverse’ immersive online presentation conceived and directed by Hannah Price, is a thought-provoking and wistful evocation of Edinburgh without its festivals.

October 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Traverse Festival (2)

Traverse Festival (2)

Shielding , Doomsdays, Matterhorn & The Watercooler:

The Traverse’s online Festival continues with three more audio-only Breakfast Plays, as well as some treats that are more visual.

August 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Traverse Breakfast Plays: New Tracks (1)

Traverse Breakfast Plays: New Tracks (1)

Traverse 3:

The Traverse are replicating their Fringe Breakfast Plays with streams from their new online-only Traverse 3, and the first two offerings – Contemporary Political Ethics (Or, How to Cheat) by Jamie Cowan and Rabbit Catcher by Rebecca Martin – both have much to recommend them.

August 26, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
SHED-ule online

SHED-ule online

Shedinburgh Fringe Tickets on sale:

The full schedule of the Shedinburgh Festival, running online from Fri 14 August to Sat 5 September 2020 has been announced, with a handful of Edinburgh companies in the opening acts.

August 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds

Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds

Covid-19 money good news for staff and freelancers:

Four Edinburgh venues will share £1,719,200 from the Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund to help them stave off insolvency, secure staff jobs and provide opportunities for freelancers.

August 6, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Shedinburgh Culture

Shedinburgh Culture

Traverse & Soho Theatre’s ShedFringe collaboration:

A simple pun has grown into the latest Edinburgh Fringe collaboration, bringing Gary McNair together with producer Francesca Moody on the stages of the Edinburgh Traverse and London’s Soho Theatre.

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More