Tickets: £5, Concessions: £2 From Usher Hall Box Office, Lothian Road, or the Ticket Centre, Waverley Bridge. Queen’s Hall Box Office, Bar and Restaurant open from 7pm

The Triumph of EDINBURGH MUSIC the Bourgeoisie’ THEATRESSMPANY Musical Illustrations, I . “"w." 1840 - 1940 a ,i The Queen‘s Hall,21 Mayat8pm -' . “A l 0009'“ “a” Illlllllllll (Commentator) ‘p' The Friedman Players I , ‘l Painters and composers ' ' will include: "2“: Samuel Barber Monet ll llllll.‘ Debussy Picasso “I, Holman Hunt Prokofiev ~‘ Kirchner Ravel a Matisse Renoir . , Miro Severini Milhaud . . _ Spohr Modigliani Vlrgll Thomson Based on a Conception of with JEROME ROBBINS Books by ARTHUR lAURENTS Brian Rayner Cook Music by LEONARD BERNSTEIN Baritone Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM Allan Schiller


14) lune 1987 Nightly at 7.45pm Saturday Matinee 3.15pm

Box Office Tel: 031 229 9697

Tickets from £3.50 Concessions available

This tour is

26— 30 May 1987 Theatre Royal, Glasgow Box Office: 041 331 1234

2 61une 1987 King’s Theatre, Edinburgh Box Office: 031 2291201

sponsored by A THANK)“: RA LI), t 'Jyl’t ‘itg SF‘A’I‘>(t

The eight men of Bulava are pseudo-Cossack entertainers from, of all places, Canada. Their performance - a mixture of traditional music, dance and theatrical Showmanship in a contemporary nightclub/concert setting - is an attempt to pay tribute to those free-spirited Ukrainian fighters of yore. What it amounts to is over-extended, albeit good-natured, Cossack kitsch, a tad sexist and totally lacking in irony, but heartily wholesome for all that. They're a

of Scotland. music by Scottish National Orchestra. Send to Friends ofthe SNO. 3 La Belle Place. (33 7LI-I for ticket applications.

Classes and Summer


0 JORDANHILL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 76 Southbrae Drive. Scottish Dance Theatre Youth Summer School Mon 20—Fri 24 July. An intensive week ofdance. working with a professional company. Classes. Choreography. improvisation. drama and video sessions. Live musicians. Fee £20.



0 SPRING, LOTRIAN YOUTH DANCE COMPANY begin a tour of their work as part ofshows in central Scotland. Tickets will be on sale on the night. Sat 15: Lasswade High School with Style Show at '/pm.

Fri 22: Drama Theatre. Westerhailes at 7.30pm.

$8130: Penicuik High School at 7pm. Sun 7 June: Ross Band Stand. Spring Fling Show at 3pm.

Fri/Sat12/13 June: Churchill Theatre. Morningside at 7.30pm.

0 USHER HALL Lothian Road. 228 1155.

Bulava Ukranian Cossack Ensemble Tue 19 May. A Cossack troupe from Canada tours Scotland. Apart from Edinburgh they will be visiting Stirling Mon 18; Perth Wed 20; Dunfermline Thurs 21 ; Dumfries Fri 22 and Aberdeen Sun 24 May. See paneL

Classes and Summer Schools

0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 (icorge Street. 225 3614. Dance About, Try It Out Continuing the

likeable enough troupe: passable clowns, adequate singer/musicians, and skiliul athletes who can leap, split and so on with the best of ’em. They genuinely want their brand of agreeably bastardized ethnic showbiz to please. Within limits, it does, but if you want something closer to the real thing, wait for the Georgian State Dance Company next month. Suggestion: Bulava is perhaps ideally viewed on a lull stomach, topped up by several vodkas. (Denis O'Toole)

highly successful series of dance

cl: sses in the evening. 5.45pm lasting 1‘/: hours. Don‘t miss it. Mon 18: Contemporary and Creative with Marilyn Williams.

0 EPWORTH HALLS Nicolson Square. 552 0422 or 556 l 17‘) for info. Salurday Dance Classes Every Sat. A new season oflively dance classes with Tracy l-iawkes and Lyn Denton. l lam: Ballet with Tracy. 12noon: Jazz with Tracy. 1.30pm: Contemporary with Lyn. Beginners welcome.

0 MORAY HOUSE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Cramond Campus. Cramond Road North. Phone 336 6001 for information at l l (‘olme Street. Edinburgh.

Eighth International Summer School of Modern Dance 2—14 August. 'I'wo weeks of full course £105. one week of full course £70. Bookings are now being taken for Scotland‘s major summer school of modern dance. This year's guest teachers include Tarin Chaplin from Pennsylvania. Odile Roquet from Paris and Viola Farber from London. This is one of the highlights ofthe dance year. Those who pay the fee in full before 1 June will be offered a concessionary rate of£95 (2 weeks) and £65 (1 week). Placesare limited so early booking is advisable.

O NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE ~13 High Street. 556 957‘).

Introduction to Modern Mime Technique with Pat Keysell. every Tue until Tue 30June. 7—9pm. Full details from venue.

0 SALISBURY CENTRE Salisbury Place.

Catalyst Open Workshops Every Wed and Thurs during May. 10am—3pm. Free. An exciting opportunity to work with one of Scotland's most innovative and imaginative companies. whose special interest is in butoh dance.

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