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have eradicated all colour and fun in I society. The one day The Vanish discover | a whole new world. Palace Theatre. Kilmarnoek Sat 1-1 May. I 2pm. Glasgow (iarden l'ieslll (ll. (ilasgoit' Mon 16—Sat 21 May. Twice daily. See Garden Festival listings for details. Tour continues to Ross-shire.
I The Virtuous Burglar/An Ordinary Day Borderline Theatre Company. who recently had a great success with Dario Fo‘s Trumpets and Raspberries in a double bill of Fo farces. both revolving around martital situations. the one written in 1959. the other in 1987.
MacRobertArts Centre. Stirling Thurs 12 & Fri 13 May. 7.30pm. 078661081. Carnegie Hall. Dun/ermline Sat 1-1 May . 7.30pm. 0383 720108. Mitchell Theatre. Glasgow Mon 16—Sat 21 May. 7.30pm. See Mayfest Diary. Theatre ll'urkshop, ; Edinburgh Mon 23—Wed 25 May . 8pm.
031 226 5-125. I’aislev A ris Centre. Paisley Thurs 26 May. 7.30pm. 041 887 1010. Tour 2
6 -28 MAY
Mon-Sat pm H continues. Tickets from £2.50 4 _. '- lochhead s popular and successful
I I Shanghaied Borderline tour Liz
children‘s play about what happens when some children from different backgrounds are evacuated together during the Clydebank Blitz.
Tron Theatre. Glasgow Thurs l2--Sat 1-1 May. Sec Mayfest Diary. Mitchell Theatre. (ilasgmt- Tue 17—Sat 21 May. See Mayfest Diary. Ardrnssan Civic Centre Mon 23 May. 10am. 029-1 602617. Dundee Rep. Dundee'l'ue 2-1w Thurs 26 May. 10am 8; 2pm. 0382 23530. Tour continues.
I The Burgher's Tale A new play by Allan Sharpe being toured by Theatre Co-()p. which tells the story of a groupof Medieval players putting on a commedia dell'arte. See Review.
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'_ W— THE TRAVERSE THEATRE (BI-226 2633
NEW WORK FROM SCOTLAND ENGLAND GERMANY& USSR MARCH -AUGUSTI988
A Festival of new Scottish theatre May 17 - June 5 New Plays by JOHN McKAY. PAULA MacGEE. ANNE-MARIE DI MAMBRO. JOHN MERRYFIELD r y
plus SHORT PLAYS. PLAYS IN DEVELOPMENT. TALKS. In“ READINGS. CABARET. SCRIPT SURGERY
for full details see listings or pick up a leaflet from theTheatre 352::
THE TRAVERSE THEATRE. GRASSMARKET. EDINBURGH "'5‘":
o TAG THEATRE COMPANY present: GREAT EXPECTATIONS Tue 17 May, 7.30pm £3.50 (£2.00)
0 ANNEXE THEATRE COMPANY present: ROCK OF AGES Fri 20 - Sat 21 May, 7.30pm £3.50 (£2.00) 0 BORDERLINE THEATRE COMPANY
present two fabulously funny Dario Fo’s plays
THE VIRTUOUS BURGLAR
8: AN ORDINARY DAY Mon 23 - Wed 25 May, 8.00pm £4.00 (£2.50)
TICKETS:(031) 226 5425 34 Hamilton Pl., EH3 SAX
Netherbow Theatre. Edinburgh Until Sat 1-1 May. 031 556 9579: HarbourA rrs Centre. Irvine Sat 21 MayzSpringlands Theatre. I’errh Mon 23 and Tue 24 May; Henderson Theatre. Shorts Fri 27 May. Tour continues.
Glasgow Maylest hosts a great variety or cabaret and comedy. including a special International Comedy Festival at the Hair Hall. See Maytest Daily Diary and Feature for details.
I BLUE NOTE The Briggait. 72 (‘lydc Street. 011 552 6027.
Regular Cabaret 10pm. Free unless otherwise stated. Throughout Mayfest the Blue Note hosts regular cabaret and music: Ceilidh from the Lochaberceilidh band and nostalgia disco (Friday 13th. £3); A night with Danny Thompson (Monday l5th)‘.Jazz guitarist Anton Kirkpatrick (Wednesday 18th): Heaven Sent (Thursday 19th): Ceilidh (Friday 20th); Rock and Roll Legends Party (Saturday 21st).
Chuck Farley Wed 25 May. 9.30pm. £3. An evening of blues from five musicians who have worked with names like Ry Cooder. Billy Ocean and Johnny Dankworth. They are Steve Simpson. Boz Burrell. Poli Palmer. Sam Kelly and Pat Crumly.
I MARYHILL BURGH HALL
Metropolitan Fri 13 and Sat 1-1 May. 11pm. £2. Cabaret from Metropolitan. who base their act partly on spoofofwomen‘s magazines and the double standards they often peddle.
I LE PHONOGRAPH (opp Theatre Royal). Hope Street.
Metropolitan'l‘hurs 19 May. 11pm. Sec Maryhill Burgh llall.
I GILOED BALLOON THEATRE
Regular Cabaret continues at the Gilded Balloon on a monthly basis. with the next act coming mid-June. See next issue.
See Maytest diary for details olDance Events.
I GARNETBANK SCHOOL Renfrew Street. Contemporary'l‘uesday-s 7 -8pm with Jane Simpson. £2. 33-1 33-19 for info.
I HILLHEAD HIGH SCHOOL ()akfield Ave. Contemporary Dance 8—9.30pm. £2. Thursday evenings with Fiona Alderman. Some experience necessary. Contact 33-1 1657 for further details.
Jazz'l‘liiirsday evenings 6.30-8pm. £2. Contact Karen I’asi 33-1 4777 for further details.
I STEPS OUT 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931.
Tuesday CIassesJunior contemporary class ( 12 years and over) at 6-7pm and adult jazz at 7. 15--8.30pm. l’riccsbelow. Wednesday Class Adult contemporary class at 6-7.30pm.
Adults £2 (£1 .50); Juniors£l .50.
See COURSES section after Edinburgh for details of special courses.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 5-1 Creorge Street. for information phone 447 6908.
Aivatinas'l‘ue 2-1 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Andean music and dance. Awatinas
means ‘to take care of. to protect their heritage'. This South American group evokes the traditions and culture of their ancestors ( Incas) in performance and costume.
I BROUGHTON HIGH SCHOOL
Spring 21 May . Spm. £2 (£1 ). Contact Carol Talbot for reservations on 336 2316 or buy tickets on night. This youth groups mixed programme includes choreography by Frank McConnell. Peter Roy'ston. Tracy 1 law kes. Special guest appearance by Khoros l)anee‘l”heatrc.
I LAURISTON CASTLE
Sunday Festival 22 May. 1230—4 30pm. (itiest appearances by ls'lioros Dance Theatre and Spring. Contact Pat Crichton on 557 1715or”1‘racey Ilayykcsmt22‘) 1071.
I MORAY HOUSE THEATRE 1 1iin Street. Tickets available at the ls'alpna or Sliamiana Restaurant or on the door. Dancers Guild of Calcutta 2o May. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2.50). After a successful appearance in New York. this lridiari dance company make a short y isit to Seotlatid with their performance of Tomari Matir Kaiiya ( Daughter of the liarth). ITsing a contemporary technique based on traditional qualities. the twer e dancers tell the story of an ‘untouchablc’ young girl who falls in love w ith a Buddhist monk. The dance reassesses a w oiiian's position within the accepted Ilindu-Bralimanic customs and portrays her struggle for individual freedom w itliiii them. As is tisual for Indian dance. musicians will play live. The pcrloi'mancc has been arranged in association with the Edinburgh Indian .-\ssoci;ilion.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 5-1(ieorge Slrcet225 361-1.
Dance Al Assembly Regular classes lor all. Mon 16 May: Iliin Iiiiergy with Pat fickersley . Tue 17 May: Contemporary with Malcolm Shields. Mon 23 May : Contemporary with Marilyn Williams. Tue 2-1 May : Contemporary with Malcolm Shields. Mon 30 May : Contemporary with Marilyn Williams. Tue 31 May: Jazz with Sheridan Nicol.
I EPWORTH HALLS Nieolson Street (22‘) l071forinlo).
Classes with Tracy Hawkes
Wednesday Ballet 6. l5--7.30pm. Adult general — beginners welcome. MOTIOBYJBZZb.3Il—7.45pm. Adtilt intermediate.
Sat Jazz 12.45—2pm. Adult general. beginners welcome.
All classes £2.25 (£2). Reduction for block booking.
Courses, Summer Schools I DANCE INTD THEATRE Iinglish Dance
'l‘hcatre.1)anee City. Peel Lane. Newcastle .\'Ii1 JDW. 25 July 6 Aug.
A summer school which promises to be worth the cost. including tuition byJacky Lansley (new director of linglisli Dance Theatre). Rosemary Butcher (oneof Britain's leading New'1)ancc choreographers). Laurie Booth (known internationally for his work in movement theatre)and Rose Iinglish (a performance artist w ho has worked from both epic and personal perspectives). £120 (£85) not including accommodation.
I DANCE THIS SUMMER OF PEACE-A FESTIVAL Brunton llall. Mtisselburgh. 665 371 1 ext 2-1-1. S- lllJuly. A festival open to the public which will include classes for experienced and beginners and will focus on an international flavour to dance. Director'I'om Yang has organised folk dance from Nicaragua. lridia. Japan. and Europe taught by a group of professional dancers. Music will be provided in plenty by a number of musicians. A wonderful opportunity to feel the spirit ofother cultures. At a nominal £3 for all three days it is also a bargain. For further detailsand applications contact 1il.C1 lAT at the Brunton Hall.
32 The List 13 — 26 May 1988