Recommended Age Guideline 14+

Conceived for the stage and directed by Cora Bissett
Written by Frances Poet
Music score composed by Jocelyn Pook
Designed by Emily James
Projection design by Jack Henry James

If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice.

Adam is the remarkable, true story of a young trans man having to make that choice and begin his journey. From Egypt to Scotland, it charts Adam's fight across borders and genders to find a place to call home.

In a world first, Adam features a 120-strong, international world choir of trans individuals from across the globe which has be uniquely integrated into this remarkable multimedia production.

Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED view map
Jul 30 19:00 Preview


Aug 05 13:45 Preview


Aug 6-27 (not Mondays) Various times - see Fringe tickets link below




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Rupert Thomson, Senior Programmer, Performance and Dance, Southbank Centre, is talking about Adam presented by the National Theatre of Scotland.


Traverse Theatre

10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED

  • Jul 30 19:00 Preview
  • Aug 05 13:45 Preview
  • Aug 6-27 (not Mondays) Various times - see Fringe tickets link below

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60 Washington Square South, Suite 505 New York, NY 10012-1019


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