Traverse Theatre Traverse Theatre

Traverse Theatre

10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED, United Kingdom | 0131 228 1404 | Website

Venue Description

The Traverse Theatre commissions and develops new plays or adaptations from contemporary playwrights. It also presents a large number of productions from visiting companies from across the UK. These include new plays, adaptations, dance, physical theatre, puppetry and contemporary music.


There are two theatres: Traverse 1 which seats around 200 and Traverse 2 which seats around 100. From the Cambridge Street entrance there is level access through two sets of automatic doors to the Ground Floor Foyer where the Box Office is situated. There are adapted toilets on the ground and lower ground Bar Café levels. There is a lift to all levels with an audible announcer. There are 20 stairs from Ground Floor to the Bar Café, 29 stairs down from the Bar Café to Traverse 1 and Traverse 2. If you would like to avoid the stairs we can arrange use of the lift and reserve appropriate seating in the front row. Aisle seating is also available. For lift access to Traverse 1 or Traverse 2 please make yourself known to Front of House staff on arrival. The Front of House Duty Manager will meet you by the lift once the house opens and collect you at the end of the performance.

Accessibility Guide

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Level access accessible toilet on the Ground and Lower Ground Levels which are wheelchair accessible with grab rails and easy turn taps.


All staff have received disability awareness training.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Assistance dogs welcome.

Other assistance dog facilities

Water bowls available.

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Accessible Format
  • Audio Format
  • Braille
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Large Print
  • Disabled Parking

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