Wildcate Stage Productions in their latest touring show. See Touring.
O BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh, 665 2240. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D] [E]
Finian’s Rainbow Mon 23—Sat 28 Mar. Mon-Fri 7.30pm: Sat 7. 15pm. Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association in the 1940s‘ Broadway musical. once made into a film with the unlikely combination of Francis Coppola directing Fred Astaire. Petula Clark and Tommy Steele.
o CHURCHILL THEATRE Morningside Road. Tickets usually available from Cruikshanks the Newsagents. opp the Theatre.
The Day They Kidnapped the Pope Until Sat 21 March. 7.30pm. £2. Tickets available Usher Hall Box Office. 228 l 155: Cruickshanks Newsagents opp theatre and Mrs G. Wilkie. 46 Viewforth Terrace. Edinburgh (in advance). Edinburgh People‘s Theatre present an offbeat comedy by Joao Bethencourt about a Jewish taxi driver who kidnaps the Pope and holds him to ransom for a World Peace Dav.
Barefoot in the Park Wed 25—Sat 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £2 (£1.50). Tickets available from Usher Hall Box Office. 228 l 155 in advance. Edinburgh Civil Service Dramatic Society in Neil Simon’s comedy. Bing Round the Moon Wed 1 Apr—Sat 4 Apr. 7.30pm. £2. Tickets available in advance from Usher Hall Box Office. 228 l 155 and Cruickshanks Newsagents. Davidsons Mains Dramatic Club in a gentle comedy by Jean Anouilh.
O KING'S THEATRE 21.even Street. 229 1201. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [1)]
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Tue 24—Sat 28 Mar. 8pm. Wed. Fri and Sat also 4.30pm. £4—£7.50. ()APs. Children. Studetns. UB40s. disabled: halfprice on Tue and at all mats (Stalls and Grand Circle only). 20% discount for parties of ten or more. The ever-popular musical. featuring old west values and old favourites like ‘Bless Your Beautiful Hide'. in which seven brothers carry off seven brides. The Land Of Smiles Mon 30 Mar—Sat 4 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.50. £3.25. £2. Tickets on sale at the theatre from Mon 23 Mar. Southern Light Opera Co (amateur). in Franz Lehar‘s opera. 0 MANDELA THEATRE Gateway Exchange. 2—4 Abbeymount. 661 0982. Cafe and Bar facilities during performances. The Cartoonist: Wed 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). A new play by Chester and Costa in a workshop production by Edinburgh Playwrights‘ Workshop. In the Kingdom of Chachamuca Sat 28 Mar. 9pm. £2 (£1). Tickets from 1st of May Bookshop. Candlemaker Row. in advance. As part of Central America Week (see Open listings) Guanaco. an exiled Salvadorean theatre group at present touring Britain. present a story set in the fictitious country of Chachamuca. an allegory for Central America. Performed in Spanish. but lively and visual enough to communicate across language. the performance shows how people take to song and
poetry to articulate their feelings in a repressive country. exploring the role of cultural expression. Forllllary Wed 1 Apr. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). A new one-woman play by Bill Dunlop presented in a workshOp production by Edinburgh Playwrights‘ Workshop.
0 NETHERBOW 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box office 10am—430pm: 7—9pm perf evgs.
Cafe. [D] [E]
The Good Person ol Szeohvtan Until Sat21 March. 7.30pm. £2(£1). Telford College in Bertolt Brecht‘s play about the difficulty of doing good.
Happy End Wed 25—Sat 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Telford College in the second part of their Brecht double programme - the Brecht/Weill musical Happy End. Room with a Revue Wed 1—Sat4 Apr. 8pm. £2 (£1 .50). Fairly Solid Theatre Coin a revue.
O PLAYHOUSE 18/22 Greenside Place. 557 2590. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Bar. An Evening with Doris Collins Sun 29 Mar. 7.30pm. £4. An evening with the clairvoyant who has recently published a book called The Power Within. Also on at Pavilion. Glasgow.
0 ROYAL LYCEUM Grindlay Street. 229 9697. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perf evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe. [D][E] (TheatreSaver Concession Cards cost £1. last all year. give £1 offthe full price each time you come for you and a friend — available to OAPs.
U B40s. Students. disabled. under 24 railcard holders. YTS scheme and young people under 18).
Hay Fever Until Sat 1 1 Apr. FREE Preview Thurs 19 March. £2.50—£5.50. TheatreSaver holders £1 off. Sat mat 3 Apr. 3.15pm(All seats £2.50). After-show discussion Mon 23 March. Noel Coward‘s wonderful 1920s‘ comedy of
manners. directed by Hugh Hodgart.
O THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. Pack oiLies Until Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£2). The Makars in Hugh Whitemore‘s play about the lead-up to the convicting of Peter and Helen Kroger for spying in the 1960s and how their neighbours. the Jacksons. find themselves allowing their home to be used for surveillance.
It‘s Notthe End of the World Tue 31 Mar—Sat 4 Apr. 8pm. £3 (£2). One free with every ten tickets; Wed evening two full price for price of one. Start ofTheatre Workshop‘s new touring production. an adaptation by Jack Klaffand Bob Sinfield of the book Humanizing Hell. by George Delf. The question the play asks is: Is nuclear war illegal under International Law? It follows the tale ofSarah and Gordon whose answer is. yes. Directed by Bryan Elsley and with a strong cast. the production has live music by Iain Johnstone. See Guestlist.
0 TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow, 226 2633. Box office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm; Sun 6-10pm. Bar. Rest. Tickets also available from the
Ticket Centre, 22 Market Street. Seats from £2. Sundays ALL SEATS £2 (non-members £2.50).
Scottish Student Drama Festival Until Sun 22 March.
7.30pm. Temp members £4.50; Full members £3.50; Student/OAP/UB40 £2.50 (members £2). Final few productions ofthe Traverse‘s annual pick ofthe Scottish Student Drama Festival. Thurs 19/Fri 20 Double bill of Eve Set the Balls of Corruption Rolling. Marcella Evarista’s TV play. from St Andrews Mermaids. and Groomsnieht. a newly-discovered Scottish comedy from EUTC.
Sat 21/Sun 22 EUTC again in The Beautiful and the Damned. an adaptation ofF. Scott Fitzgerald‘s novel. with live jazz.
Blitz! Tue 24 Mar—Sun 5 Apr.
7.30pm. Prices as tor preVIous show. A new play written and directed by Jeremy Raison about children evacuated from Glasgow during the
Clydebank Blitz. A collaboration with Kirkcaldy College. who have appeared at the Traverse in previous years with their extremely imaginative and lively SSDF entries. See panel.
0 High Places 7:84 Scotland touring a play by Ena Lamont Stewart
See Review. For
further details please contact 7:84 on 031 557 2442.
Mitchell Theatre. Glasgow Fri 20 and Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 552 5961; Denny Civic Theatre. [)umharton Tue 24 Mar. 7.30pm. Tickets from
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