Traverse Theatre

  • 10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED
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The Traverse Theatre is Scotland's new writing theatre. From its conception in 1963, it has embraced a spirit of innovation and risk-taking that has launched the careers of many of Scotland's best-known writers. With two custom-built and versatile theatre spaces, the Traverse’s home in Edinburgh’s city centre is a powerhouse of vibrant new work. 'The Traverse is the festival's most prestigious home for serious drama' (New York Times).

Box Office

Accepts Credit/Debit Cards

General enquiries

0131 228 1404



The legendary Traverse Bar offers high quality drinks and bar snacks. Open early until late.

Age Limit

Please see the Traverse programme for full details. Age ratings vary across shows and spaces.

Babes in Arms

Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket

Policy applies to:  Children under 2 years

Please note this may vary per show.

We are part of the Green Arts Initative