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at St Columba’s by the Castle

August 14th—19th Lunchtime, 12.30pm Tickets £3 (£2.50) at venue and Fringe Box Office




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Friday 11th Aug-Sat 2nd Sept 7.30pm (Mats Aug. 16, 19, 23, 26. 30th. Sept 2nd 2.30pm)

HORAY HOUSE THEATRE, CANNONGATE, ROYAL MILE. Tickets available from Fringe Box Office 180 High St. and at Theatre 1 hour before show.

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i VENUE 574m Royal Scots Club. 30 Abercromby Place Tickets 557 5091. iThis newly renovated, comfonable venue presents a wide-ranging season of i premieres and revivals from the contemporary and classical American repertoire, 1 Located in the New Town, just a couple of blocks from the Assembly Rooms in a


handsome Georgian Town House. Full bar and bar snacks.

AMERICAN FESTIVAL THEATRE presents DRAGON COUNTRY by Tennessee Williams. Six short plays which comprise a mixed bouquet of dramatic vignettes by America's greatest playwright.

Aug 14, 18, 18, 21, 23. 25. 28. 30, Sept 1 0.00pm (9.30) £3.75 (£2.75) ALSO A THURBER CARNIVAL by James Thurber. Live jazz, a falling bed and

;an assortment of gently crazed characters from America's most beloved 20th

Century humourist. Aug 1‘, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, Sept 1 10.00pm (11.30) £3.75 (£2.75)

ALSO v: THE WAKE OF JAMEY FOSTER by Beth Henley. A hilarious comedy of Southern manners in this U.K. premiere by the celebrated author of ’Crimes of

- the Heart’.

Aug 14-26 (not Sun)

Evening with Rudyard Kipling in India. ’Hot sand and gingerl'

Aug 15, 77, 19, 22. 24. 26. 29. 31, Sept 2 8.00pm (9.30) £3.75 (£2.75) ALSO * SHOOTING STARS by Molly Newman. Hit comedy-drama by a Fringe First winner exposes the locker room lives of an all-female basketball team in

America. Aug 15, 17, 19, 22. 24, 26, 29, 31, Sept 2 10.00pm (11.30) £3.75 (£2.75)

* THE THEATRE-STUDIO, INC. Cabaret Theatre ‘New York times: Attachments 8: Addictions'. How does living in the fastest-paced city in the world affect relationships?

Aug 1726 (not Sun) 12 midnight (1.30) £3.25

* HANS CHRISTIAN ANOERSEN presents: AS LONG AS THE CUCKOO SlNGSl by Eugster and Nielsen. A new musical play about the joys, passions and despairs of Hans Christian Andersen.

Aug “Sept 2 (not Sues) 6.00pm (7.30) £3.50 (£2.50) * LOWER ROOMS by Eliza Anderson. American teenage girl in spiritual crisis is caught between a satanic cult and political terrorism.

Aug (4-26 (not Sun) 4.00pm (5.35) £3.00

VOICES Original and adaptive works from famous American writers. See what happens when women from four countries collide in Brooklyn (USA).

Aug 28~$apt 2 4.00pm (5.30) £3.50 (£2.50)

* GOING ON A riotous comedy about backstage life in a Broadway theatre—with Gwendolyn Humble, Charles Dennis, directed by Edward Hardwick. An Arlendell Production.

A41 ld-Sapt 2 (not Suns) 2.009s: (3.30) £3.75 (£2.75)

1: THE SHOESTRING PLAYERS In their second year on the Fringe. ‘the best children’s theatre in the US' lead all ages in an all-new hour of tales.

Aug 14-25 (not Sun) 12 secs (1.80) £3.00 (£2.00)

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN—HURRAH by Eugster and Nielsen. A special musical morning with Hans Christian Andersen for children and their well behaved

parents. 8 years and u £2.50 (£1.50)

:1 Aug 15, :7, 18, 19.21.Z(,25,20,29,31.Sept 1.2 10.00.. (11.30)


VENUE SS—Institut Francois d'Ecossr. 13 Randolph Crescent. Tickets 225 5366

Located inithe New Town near the West End of Princes Street on Randolph Crescent, this is an elegant and intimate venue presenting a wide variety of performances. A truly beautiful setting for high quality, entertaining theatre

t THE OLD BALL GAME by Stephen Foley. Two friends juggle truth, loyalty. honesty and sex. Aug 215m 2 (not Sun) 12.00 midnight (110m) £3.25 (£2.25)

A R.I. SHOWCASE James Schevill's ’A Shadow of Time: two plays about Dian Fossey and Diuna Barnes'. Performance art; readings; music.

Aug “Sept 2 (not Suns) 10.009. (11.45) £3.50 (£2.50)

* DAMIEN by Aldyth Morris. California actor DAN CAWTHON performs in this centennial salute to Father Damien, the Leper Priest of Molokai.

8009-1 (3.45) £3.35 (£2.95)

* BLOODY RUDDY Stageworks Ltd. presents Warren Monteiro’s acclaimed

Aug 285in 3.00;...(9351 £3.50lt2.50)

t MOMENT OF DECISION written and performed by Casandra Neckar. A one- woman play based on the writings and work of Margaret Sanger. Aug "Sept 2 (not Sun) 0.30” (7.30) £2.95 (£1.95)

t OPHELIE SONG by Antoine Campo. A minimalist Opera based upon Ophelia's songs from Shakespeare’s Hamlet with live song, dance and music. Aug "Sup 2 (not Sues) A110,. (5.30) £3.05 (£2.35)

THE PEN AND THE PODIUM by Lee Bollinger. WAVE Productions. Dramatically spotlights five noteworthy 19th century Americans: Susan B Anthony: Soioomer Truth; Sarah Orne Jewett; \Mtla Cather; and Zora Neale Hurston.

Aug 14-55" 2 (not Susi 2.009. (3.30) £3.00

a THE REVOLUTIONARY MR8. ADAMS written and performed by Rebecce Bloomfield, brings alive a surprisingly passionate, witty and relevant American woman. Aug (45¢! Z (M Sues] 12.00 sees (1.45) £2.50