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Mouthpiece – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Kieran Hurley Director: Orla O’Loughlin Reviewer: Edie Ranvier The lights come up and we meet the writer. Not playwright Kieran Hurley, but his creation, middle-aged one-time wordsmith Libby (Neve McIntosh). “The opening image,” she declares in her opening line. “This is the beginning of the story, and it’s vital.”… So, begins Mouthpieceand it starts as it means to go on ...

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Swallow – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Stef Smith Director: Orla O’Loughlin Reviewer: Deborah Klayman A compelling and bitter-sweet snapshot of the lives of three women in transition; Stef Smith’s Swallow is lyrical, witty and poignant in equal measure. Anna (Emily Wachter) spends her time alone in her flat, alternately dancing and working on her next big project. Sam (Sharon Duncan-Brewster) is ready to try new ...

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NEWS: Traverse Theatre launches 2015 Fringe programme

The Traverse Theatre features a 20-strong programme of theatre, dance and thought-provoking performance for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The diverse programme, which features a 10thanniversary revival of Tim Crouch’s An Oak Tree, which is set to be performed in Traverse 1 by Crouch and a series of other actors in this two-part play’s run. Lucas Hnath’s The Christians, directed ...

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NEWS: Award-winning playwright Zinnie Harris appointed as Traverse Theatre Associate Director

The Traverse Theatre is delighted to announce that playwright and director Zinnie Harris joins the company as Associate Director from April. A playwright, screenwriter and director, Harris’s work has been seen in theatres both nationally and internationally since her award-winning play Further than the Furthest Thing (2000). Zinnie Harris has always directed alongside her writing, working with the Royal Shakespeare ...

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