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JOHN BROWN’S BODY by John McCrth
ALBERT DRIVE. CIASCOTT'
2041 March 5- 9-21 April I990 - 7.00pm Tirlrets £6 (£3 r‘onressinns)
Tel. 041-227 551 I
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MON 9-THU T2 APRIL Mon 2pm Tue-Thu lO.30am 8. 2pm
all the family
Tidtcts Children £2.50 Adults £5 Sd'iools and Organised Parties £2.50 plus 1 adult per 15 children tree.
ALL 15 THIS EASTER!
MOLECULE THEATRE moieties
—A scientiﬁc adventure play for 7-ll year olds and
IT’S All. IN THE STARS!
by Nigel Henbest and Michael Bennett Star-struck Daug Thuggery is hunting for a meteorite which has landed on Earth and could be worth a fortune. Will Stella the astronomer get there first?
An exciting and entertaining way of learning about the wonders of our universe.
Mon-padred—loaded with music and humour’ London Is For Kids
FIRST VISIT TO EDINBURGH
Spomoredby a The Royal Bank of Scotland
Part of Edinburgh International Seience Festival
ROYAL lYCEUM THEATRE
Grindlay Street, Edinburgh BOX OFFICE 031 229 9697
THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 HAMILTON PLACE EDINBURGH EH3 SAX
031 226 $425
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JOHN WEBSTER A powerful drama of passion and revenge. 6-28 APRIL Mon-Sat 7.45pm Tickets from £2.50-£8.00
Free Preview 5 April 7.45pm. Saturday Matinees 14 & 21 April 3.15pm
(031) 229 9697
'10 New Dance Picces' KHOROS DANCE THEATRE 'New Pieccs'
'funny, inventive, colourful. very entertaining' nua scorssms' FRI 6 - SAT 7 APRIL 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50)
'explosivc visual style of Le Coq and Gaulier'
FAC EBAC K THEATRE CO. "The End Of An Ordinary Man' WED 11 - SAT 14 APRIL 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50)
premiere of the latest show from highly experienced visual performance group. Faceback Theatre Company. Funny examination of the dark side of fantasy. Sec Preview.
A Night of Poetry Readings Wed 18 Apr. 8pm. £2.50 (£1.75). (‘elebrated Liverpool poet. Adrian llenri gives a taste of his new volume of verse called Wish You Were Here.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE l 12 West Bow. (irassmarket. 226 2633. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun (+7 10pm. Bar. Rest. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Market Street. [Accessz St. Facilities: li. llelp: AA]
Tally‘s Blood Until Sat 7 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Sec Touring.
Shorts Until Sun 8 Apr. 7pm. £1. A mixed programme of new student writing brought through from the Scottish Student Drama Festival in (ilasgow.
Yardsale and Whatever Happened to Betty Lemon? Wed ll—Sun 15 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Pen Name‘s last production. Don Juan. was very well received. so the company has been asked back to do this double-bill of Arnold Weskcr plays. Both one-woman plays. the first is about a teacher whose husband runs off with her best friend. the second is about a wheelchair-bound peeress. Wendy Seager stars.
A Step Outside Tue 17—I-‘ri 20 Apr. 3pm. £2.50. (iamboling (iuizers launch a mini-programme of kids shows and workshops at The 'I‘ravcrs‘e.
Gamboling Guizers Workshops Wed 18«Sat 21 Apr. 10am—noon. £2. Theatre workshops for kids.
I It Elvis Lived in Meiltle Earnock (‘umbernauld Theatre‘s second new play of the new year is set in the courting. drinking and dancing days of the 1950s where Elvis is King and Meiklc liarnock is. . . well. Meikle liarnock. ()nc ofl’cter Nardini‘s earlier plays. Jimmy Han/on. has recently been enjoying a revival by the Byre Theatre. For more details call 0236 732887.
('umhemauld Theatre Thurs 12— Sat 14 Apr. 7.45pm. 0236 732887. .4 herdeen A ris ('entre Tue 17 Apr. 7.30pm. 0224641 122. (‘raujfurd Theatre. Jordan/till Thurs 19—Fri 20 Apr. 041 950 3437. Tour continues.
I From Here To Haddow's A group ofsmglc parents has got together asThc Lone Rangers to act in this trilogy . which deals with the problems of being a single male parent. isolation and. of course. I laddow 's olfie. All shows are free. For details phone 0412217150.
(‘ommuitity (‘entral Ila/Is. .Ilarvhill Wed 18 Apr. 7.30pm. llrumehapel
l hemp/rived ll'orkers ( ‘entre Thurs 19 Apr. 7.30pm. Tour continues.
I Kiss of the Spiderwoman Theatre \Vorkshop‘s version ot the Manuel I’uig modern Latin-American classic. Dance. drama and music combine in the cell block psychological study of two men imprisoned by an authoritarian regime. Direction by Peter (‘lcrke and design by Karen Tennent. Strong on story. weak on atmosphere. Detailson 031 225 7942. Mitchell Theatre. Glasgow lfntil Sat 7 Apr. 8pm 041227 5511.
I Private Wars The Levcrndalc Arts (iroup in a new production ofJames .‘yIcLurc's black comedy updated to the time of the Falklands conflict. The Arts (iroup is made up of both staff and patients at Levcrndale psychiatric hospital. [)espitc limitations on landing. the (iroup aspires to produce innovative and challenging projects in all the arts. A funny. realistic and impressively professional production. Details on 041 882 6255 ext 27].
Glasgow Sehoo/ofxl rt Mon 9—Tuc 10 Apr. Tour Continues.
I Tally's Blood Ann Marie Di Mambro's play draws on her own Scottish Italian family background and studies the periods either side of the last war. It comes asa result of her year as Writer In Residence at the Traverse Theatre. lidinburgh. Touching and humorous. but a little light-weight. More detailson 031 226 2633.
Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh llntil Sat 7 Apr. 7.30pm. 031 226 2633.
I Will Ye Dance At My Wedding? The second part of Aileen Ritchie's Ma Mummy '5 Story trilogy. is a comic and tragic tale of life on a scheme in 1963. The play will be the inaugral production at The Arches Theatre — a cosy new space within the (ilasgow‘s (ilasgow exhibition. More detailson 041 337 2290. See Review. South Dennismun Neighbourhood ( 'entre. l3 Whitevale Street Fri 6 Apr. 7.30pm. 041 554 5315. I’artick Burgh Hall Sat 7 Apr. 7.30pm. 041 337 2290. Mary-hill
( 'ommunity ('entral Halls Mon 9 Apr. 2.30pm & 7.30pm.0413329115. Springlmrn lilderlv and Disabled ( ‘entre. 94 Red Road Tue 10 Apr. 7.30pm. 558 0329. Ruchill UW(’. .3] Shuna Street Wed 11 Apr. 7.30pm. 041 9465675. Dougrie UW('. ('astlemilk Thurs 12 Apr. 2pm. 041 634 791 l. Clyde/tank (7840 ( ~erttre. [9 Miller Street Thurs 12 Apr. 7.30pm. 041 952 1599. The A rches Theatre. Glasgow's (ilasgowTuc l7s-Sun 22 Apr. 7.30pm.
SNAYT FESTIVAL OF YOUTH THEATRE
Glasgow‘s RSA MD is playing host to this year‘s Scottish National Association of Youth Theatre Festival which continues until Sun 8 Apr. In all some 23 youth theatres will have performed in the RSAMD's (‘handlct Theatre. Tickets cost £3 (£2) for a full evening‘s programme and are available from RSA MI). 100Renfrew St. (ilasgow. 041 332 5057, Allshows begin 7pm.
I Coylton's War/Eeenty Teenty Halligollum/Two Tribes/Nils — the Ottal Truth Village life in Ayrshire as portrayed by Borderlinc's Streetwise ol(‘oylton. children's street games given a twist by Borderline's Streets Ahead. a devised reworking of a traditional tale by ('umbcrnauld Youth Theatre. and political. mUsical comedy from Moving Parts Theatre (iroup.
I Gumbags/Summertime Blues/Big Lassies Dinnae Greet Borderline's A It The Streets takes a closer look at the seamicr sideof Avr. Kilmarnock's l’alace Youth Theatre tries out a 60s rcviv al. and West l.othian Youth Theatre launches a tour of a new Lara-Jane Bunting play about Scottish women and their perceptions ofeach other.
I Oh What A Lover War/It Ain't Heavy It's My Suitcase Ayr Youth Theatre perform a condensed version of the loan Littlewood anti-World War One epic musical and Dundee Rep Senior Youth Theatre explore the idea of emotional baggage in a play by Fiona McUarry.
48'1‘he List 6— 19 April 1990