0506 883 165. The Night Maxie Tortellini Hit Big Lola Latrobe's Mon Oct 29—Sat 3 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Quinquereme Productions follows up its Edinburgh Fringe success The House On The Corner with another Scottish musical premiere. Set in Prohibition-era Chicago. The Night Maxie Tortellini Hit Big Lola Latrobe 's tells the story ofan illicit nightclub. complete with Godfather. show-girls and a five-piece jazz outﬁt. I ORUHTOH THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: PPA. R. St. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. B. Help: AA] The Zoo Story and Chamber Music Until Sat 3 Nov. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Sat 3 Mat. 2.30pm. £2.50. An intresting double bill performed by the Brunton Theatre Company. Zoo Story is Edward Albee's first play and is about two men trying to gain control of a park bench. In Chamber Music. Arthur Kopit treads the line between sanity and madness as eight women who believe themselves to be various great women of history are confined in a male-run mental institution. 1 once saw a fine production of this play. discovering later that its success was partly due to one of the actors having taken amphetamines before going on stage. Drug squad take note. Playwrights Workshop Sat 27 Oct. £1 . 2-5pm. Under scrutiny at today‘s meeting is The Dead Pigeon Boys by Gordon Lyon which is about the desperation ofbeing unemployed. Hiawatha Thurs 8—Sat 10 Nov. 7.30pm. £4.50(£2.50). Pipping the Royal Lyceum to the post. The Brunton Youth Theatre presents Michael Bogdanov‘s adaptation of Longfellow‘s poem. I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 1 155. Tickets available from Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices. 84 Charing Cross Road Until Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £3. Edinburgh People'sTheatre in James Roose-Evan’s adaptation of
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bookish New Yorker and a book-sellin; g Londoner. which was made into a film starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins.
The Anastasia File Thurs 8—Sat 10 Nov. 7.30pm. The Mercators try to solve the 1920s Berlin mystery ofAnastasia.
I GEORGE SOUARE THEATRE George Square.
j Shaldi the Power 01 Women Mon 5 Nov. 7.30pm. See Dance listings and preview. I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. E. G. B. Help: AA]
The Country Wile Until Sat 3 Nov. 7.45pm. Sat Mat 3 Nov 3. 15pm. £4—£7. While its Grindlay Street site is renovated.The
l Royal Lyceum opens its itinerant season with William Wycherley‘s comedy of sexual conquest. llorner seduces as many married women as he can. while pretending to be a eunuch and the inevitable farcical deceit ensues.
Baby Mon 5—Sat 10 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £5—£ 10. Broadway hit musical enjoys its British premiere on a pre-l-ondon run. Starring Tim Flavin, Dilys Walling and Susie Blake. it's all about how the lives of three couples are affected by their impending parenthood. See preview.
I HETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office. 10am—4.30pm. 7—9pm pcrf. evgs. Cafe. [Accessz R. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. B. R. Help: A. AA]
Scottish Storytelling Festival Until Wed 31 Oct. £3 (£2/£1.50). Two weeks of storytelling as the Netherbow does its bit to keep the oral tradition alive. A mixture of workshops. storytelling sessions and ceilidhs along with events aimed specially at children. See review.
Unravelling The Yarn Fri 26 Oct. 7.30pm. Four storytellers swap tales around the fire.
Helene Hanff‘s best-selling novel abot it a
by Rona Munro
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The Ballad and the Story ll Fri 26 Oct. 8pm. Stanley Robertson takes us into the heartland of the Scottish oral tradition with the muckle songs of the North East. Like Grandpa Told Them: Workshop For Parents Sat 27 Oct. 1 lam. Andrew Douglas talks about the art oftelling stories to children.
Baims' Clash: A Scots Storytime Sat 27 Oct. 2pm. Stories for the young (over six) and the young at heart.
The Gaelic Tradition Sat 27 Oct. 7 .30pm. Scottish Gaelic culture has one ofthe richest oral traditions and both learners and native speakers are welcome to attend this performance (some in translation). Stanley's Stories Sat 27 Oct. 8pm. Idiosyncratic folktaICs by Stanley Robertson.
Stories 01 Faith and Love Mon 29 Oct. 7.30pm. The spiritual element ofthe folktale is drawn out in this story telling session.
Sea and Island Stories Tue 30 Oct. 7.30pm. The Scottish coast. the sea and beyond are the subjects of this evening's stories. Hallowe'en Ceilidh Wed 31 Oct. 7.30pm. in St Ann's Community Centre. Cowgate. A spooky evening of tales and music to round off the the Scottish Storytelling Festival.
I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590.
Song and Dance Until Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £8.50—£15.50. See Dance.
I ROYAL LYCEUM Grindlay Street.
See King’s Theatre.
I ST BRIOE’S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405.
Eugene Onegin Thurs 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Classical Music listings.
The Immortals Fri 2—Sat 3 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Dance listings.
Endangered Species Tue 6—ch 7 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). See Dance and preview.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Acecssz PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. E.G. Help: AA]
Dog In The Bath and The Yellow Wallpaper Until Sat 27 Oct. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). A double-bill from the excellent Mandela Theatre Company. The first isthe premiere of a play by David Strachan about a man who returns to Scotland after being imprisoned in South Africa. The second is directed by Oxygen House‘s Janet Dye and is an adaptation ofachilling short story about the demands of motherhood by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
Creating Waves Mon 29 Oct~Sat 3 Nov. See Assembly Rooms.
Bold Girls Wed 31 Oct—Sat 3 Nov. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Touring.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow. Grassmarket. 226 2633. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6-10pm. Bar. Rest. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Market Street. [Accessz St. Facilities: E. Help: AA].
Eclipse 01 the Sun in Holy Week Until Sat 27 Oct (inc Sun. but not Mon). 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Dance and review.
Two One-Man Plays Tue 30 Oct. 7pm. 50p. Edinburgh Playwrights Workshop returns for an Autumn run ofnew play readings. Here Jackie Brent presents a murder mystery and a love story.
And The Cow Jumped OverThe Moon Fri 2—Sun 25 Nov (inc. Suns. but not Mons). 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Free public dress rehearsal Thurs 1 Nov. The Traverse Theatre spreads its in-house productions more evenly across the year beginning with Donna Franceschild‘s comedy about breast cancer. Engaging and unsentimental. See preview. Adrienne‘s Gall and Katie Expresse Interviews Tue 6 Nov. 7.30pm. 50p. Two new plays by Lee Gershuny given a first reading by Edinburgh Playwrights Workshop.
This section lists shows that are touring Scotland. There is a phone number for each company should you require more iniorrnation. Unless otherwise specilied, the number after each venue listed isthe telephone number for ticket enquiries for that particular evening (please note, this is not always the venue number).
I All The Time In The World Aileen Ritchie completes her Ma Mammy '3 Story trilogy with a present-day drama about a working-class girl whose life is transformed by a holiday romance. Clyde Unity Theatre continues its busiest and most prolific year to date. Details on 041 337 2290. See review.
Community Central Halls. 304 Maryhill Road. Maryhill Fri 26 Oct. 7.30pm.£1.50 (£1).0413329115.
Barrhead and Neilston L’WC, Main Street, BarrheadSat 27 ()ct. 7.30pm. 041 881 0615.
Eastfield Community Centre. Dukes Road. Cambus'lang Mon 29 Oct. 7.30pm. 041 6641 8319.
Elderly and Disabled Centre, 94 Red Road. Springburn Wed 31 Oct. 7.30pm. 041 558 0329.
Cumbernauld Theatre Thurs l—Sat 3 Nov. 7.45pm. 0236 732887.
I Blood And Ice The excellent Pen Name Theatre Company revives its highly-rated production of Liz Lochhead‘s Blood and Ice for a six-week tour. Sparkling poetry
Pen Name revives Blood and Ice.
and assured acting. More details on 041 954 6212.
Magnum Theatre. Irvine Fri 26 Oct. 7.30pm. 0294 78381.
Paisley Arts Centre Sat 27 Oct. 8pm. 041 887 1010.
Aberdeen A rts Centre Wed 31 Oct—Thurs 1 Nov. 7.30pm. 0224 641122.
Pitlochry High School Fri 2 Nov . 7.30pm . 0796 3136.
The Stewart: Hall. Huntly Sat 3 Nov. 7.30pm. 0446 2789.
Alta Academy. Alva Tue 6 Nov. 1.30pm. 0259213131.
KirkcutlbrightAcadem y Wed 7 Nov. 7.30pm. 0557 30233.
Wallace Hall A cademy, 'I‘hornhill Thurs 8 Nov. 7.30pm. 95 30294.
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58 The List 26 October — 8 November 1990