Merchant‘s Tale and The Reeve's Tale. Part II includes The Prologue. The Knight‘s Tale. The Reeve's Tale. The Wife of Bath‘s Tale. The Cook's Tale and The Miller‘s Tale. 0 TRON THEATRE (i3 Trongate. 552 4267/8. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—8pm. Cafe/Rest. BarTue—Thurs
Noon—l 1pm; Fri and Sat Noon—midnight: Sun 12.30—1 lpm. Colette Until Sun 5 Apr. 8pm. £4 guests: £3 members (of Tron or Traverse Theatres): £1 students. OAPs. UB40s. disabled and under 215 (members). Bobok. a new Scottish theatre company. committed to producing new or neglected musical works. presents a production about the life of the famous. not to say infamous. French writer and actress (‘olette. telling her story entirely through song. See PaneL
The Warld’s Wonder'l‘ue 7—Sun 12 Apr. 8pm. Prices as for ((210116. Theatre Alba in their new touring show. See Panel and Touring. Request Programme Tue l4—Sun 20 Apr. 8pm. Prices as for (‘o/t'ttt'. Eileen Nicholas in her searingly moving performance of Franz Xavier Kroetz‘s one-woman play. A silent. beautifully and sympathetically observed exploration of an evening in a lonely woman's life. Don't miss it.
(3020 Yoshimasu Sat 4 Apr. 2.30pm. Free. A major Japanese poet giving his first readings in Britain Yoshimasu explores language. reading and improvising poetry to jazz accompaniment. He will be accompanied here by his wife
Marilia and playwrightjazz pianist Tom McGrath. The performance is a rare chance to see him — see also Traverse. Edinburgh.
0 ADAM HOUSE Chambers Street. 225 374-1.
0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street.
Jotters Until Sat 4 Apr. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Tickets available in advance from Usher Hall Box ()ffice. Lothian Road. 228 1155. Wildcate Stage Productions in their latest touring show: a musical satire about education in Thatcher‘s Britain. Patchy acting. excellent music anti alrming statistics.
0 BHUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D] [E]
Anna’s Room Wed 8—Sat 11 Apr. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). The Pageant Players in a recent play by Ellen Dryden. Centring on a young girl who moves out of a suffocating
If the word ‘musical' conjures up unwelcome images foryou of ‘The King and l‘ or casts on roller skates, then a new young theatre company is out to rekindle your enthusiasm. Bobok formed Iastyearwith the intention of putting on ‘new and neglected' pieces of musical theatre and after a successful run of ‘Crime and Punishment' during last year’s Festival, the company has decided to go professional. Their first production
is a one-woman show about Colette,the infamous French writer, reflecting her character and life—which, remarkably, encompassed both the ‘Belle Epoque’ of Paris in the nineties and the Second World War— entirely through original new songs. Neal Fldelo of the company describes the music as ‘mainstream but not mindless’: ‘You won't find us putting on Oklahoma’. See Tron Glasgow and Reid Hall Edinburgh.
relationship into a new ﬂat. the play considers the dilemmas of 20th-century woman. as she comes to terms with her life.
0 CHURCHILL THEATRE Morningside Road. Tickets usually available from Cruikshanks the Newsagents. opp the Theatre.
Ring Round the Moon Until Sat 4 Apr. 7.30pm. £2. Tickets available in advance from Usher Hall Box Office. 228 l 155 and Cruickshanks Newsagents. Davidsons Mains
N0 N0 Nanette Mon 13—Sat 18 Apr. 7.30pm. £2.50. child £1.50. The SMYCMS present the musical by Caesar. Harbach and Youmans. Mon 13 April‘s performance is a Gala Performance in aid ofThe Muscular Dystrophy Group and the Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association (Tickets £3).
High Places Tue 7—Sat 11 Apr. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). 7:84 Scotland in their production of Ena Lamont Stewart‘s play about inner city housing. See Touring.
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The Land of Smiles Until Sat 4 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.50. £3.25. £2. Ticketson sale at the theatre from Mon 23 Mar. Southern Light Opera (‘o (amateur). in Franz Lehar‘s opera.
The Water Babies Tues 7—Sat 11 Apr. Tues—Fri l lam «Sc 2.30pm. Sat 10.45am. £3 (child.£2). Flying Tortoise. a much acclaimed children‘s theatre company in a stage
Dramatic Club in a gentle comedy by
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