mixed ability theatre company. to be called Birds of Paradise. and as part of this plan the company has organised a series of workshops about setting up and running a theatre organisation. People with disablities are particularly welcome. but anyone interested in theatre administration can come along. These two classes by Feri Lean are on ‘Administrative Issues and Methods‘. Workshop Thurs 14 Feb. 7—9pm. Another Fablevision class. this time on ‘Company Formation‘ led by Moira McCartney. Workshop Tue 19 Feb. 7—9pm. The subject in this evening‘s Fablevision workshop is ‘Financial Planning' led by Moira McCartney.
Workshop Thurs 21 Feb. 7—9pm. Tonight Moira McCartney talks about 'Marketing and Sponsorship‘ in this Fablevision workshop.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. (Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. R. B.T, G. Help: A. AA]. The Fruits oi Enlightenment Until Fri 8 Feb. 7.15pm. £3 (£1.50). Signlangauge interpretation available on Fri 8 Feb. Royal Lyceum director. Hugh Hodgart. guides final year DDA students through Tolstoy‘s townhouse comedy which pits peasants against aristocracy. Who’s Lile is It Anyway? Tue 12—Fri 15 Feb. 7. 15pm. £2 (£1). Brian Clark‘s moving portrait of a tctraplegic totally dependent on life support machines and anxious to make his own decisions. is performed by second year DDA students. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 0522. Cafe open Ham—2.30pm Tue-Fri and during evening performances. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: AA]. Facets Fri 8-Sat 9 Feb. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). See Dance listings. Two Falling Too Far Fri 8—Sat 9Feb. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). See Dance listings. Untitled Fri 8—Sat 9 Feb. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Sec Dance listings. Film. Dance to be Murdered 8y Thurs l4—Sat 16 Feb. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). See Dance listings. AprIIThurs 21—Sat 23 Feb. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). See Dance listings. I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—11pm. Closed Mondays. [Access: R, ST. Facilities: WS. E. G. R. B. Help: AA]. From Glasgow To Saturn Until Sun 11) Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring. The Merchant oi Venice Tue l2—Thurs 14 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Sheffield‘s Compass Theatre Company arrives in Scotland with Shakespeare‘s study ofa Jew finding himself a victim ofthe Christian business establishment. Part of an international tour. the production draws out the physical and epic side to the play. Waiting for Godot Fri 15—Sun 17 Feb.
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7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Companion piece to The Merchant of Venice. Compass Theatre‘s Waiting For Godot uses clowning and vaudeville techniques to bring Beckett's classic to life.
And the Cow Jumped overthe Moon Tue 19 Feb—Sun 3 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring.
I HENRY WOOD HALL Claremont Street. Details on 3390913.
Juni Dahr: Ibsen Women Tue 19 Feb. 8pm. £4. As part of the Scottish Norwegian Week. Juni Dahr celebrates the work of Henrik lbsen in a one-woman show that brings to life his most memorable female characters.
I ADAM HOUSE THEATRE Chambers Street. information: 668 2232.
Non ti pago Thurs 21—Sat 23 Feb. 7.30pm. Edinburgh University‘s ltalian Society performs Eduardo De Filippo‘s comedy about prejudice. superstition and religion. I BEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. l-Iclp: AA]
Theatresporls Every Friday. 10pm. £1 (50p). See Cabaret.
Lord Jim Tue 12—Sat 16 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). An ambitious attempt by Edinburgh University Theatre Company to dramatise Joseph Conrad‘s nautical novel in this adaptation by student Anita Sullivan with an original live score by Ornette Clennon. Set in the South Pacific. the play. like the novel. cxploresour capacity for coping with failure and our ability to distinguish between fantasy and reality.
Zoo Story Wed 13 Feb. 1.30pm. £1 .50(£1). Disturbing Edward Albee short play in which two strangers meet on a New York park bench.
The Lesson Wed 21) Feb. 1.30pm. £1.51) (£1). Comic surrealism as Edinburgh University Theatre Company takes lonesco to school.
I BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: PPA. R. St. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. B. Help: AA]
Playwrights Workshop Sat 9 Feb. 2—5pm. £1. Victor Greene leads another scribbling session.
The Massacre oi Tranent Until Sat 23 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat 16 Mat. 2.30pm. £4.50
(£3.50). First night £3.50 (£2.50). Evening News reviewer Raymond Ross re-crcates events in Tranent 200 years ago when coliiers and salt-pan workers rioted. Power and politics are put under scrutiny as the miners react against the threat of conscription into the British army. I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mystere. surnalurel et iatalile dans le theatre de Moliere Wed 20 Feb. 6.30pm. A lecture for francophile theatre buffs by Jean Emelina who teaches French literature at the University ofNice-Sophia Antipolis. l-lis particular interest isthe fantastical dimension in Moliere‘s plays. In French. I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street . 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. E. G. B. Help: AA] Cinderella Until Sat 16 Feb. 7pm everyday except Suns. 2. 15 on Sat 9. Wed 13 and Sat 16 Feb. £5.25—£7.25. Stanley Baxter ends his run as Dame in aversion ofCt’nderella which he has written and directed and which he says will be his last. The comedy material is a little weak. but there are a ' couple of funny set pieces and lots of excellent costumes. The Crucible Thurs 21 Feb-Sat 2 Mar. 7.45pm. £4—£10. Tickets available from Royal Lyceum Box Office. Grindlay Street. 2299697. Free preview Wed 20 Feb. After show discussion Mon 25 Feb. The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company continues its ttinerant season with Arthur Miller’s gripping response to the intolerance of the witch-hunting McCarthy era. Director lan Wooldridgc's production of Miller/1 View Front The Bridge was highly successful. so the omens are good for this one. See preview. I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greensidc Place. 557 2590. 42nd Street Until Sat 16 Feb. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat Mats at 2.30pm. £6.5()—£16.5t). Glamorous back-stage musical set in 1933 when a small-town girl gets the chance to leave the chorus line and take centre stage. The acting is weak. but asan all-singing. all-dancing piece of entertainment it bowls you over. I PLEASANCE THEATRE 60 Pleasance. 556 0007. Cinderella Until Sat 16Feb. 7.15pm on Fri 8.Sat9. Mon 11.Thurs l4—Sat 16Feb. 2.15pm on Sat 9. Sun 10 and Sat 16Feb. £4.50 (£3.75). Panto enthusiast as I am. I can't help feeling that Edinburgh Acting School is stretching the limits ofscasonal goodwill by holding off until now with its (.‘inderella. Still. I'm sure the 80 young people involved will put their all into it. I ST BRIDE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. The Seagull Until Sat 9 Feb. 7.30pm. Queen Margaret College‘s final year production is Anton Chekhov‘s naturalistic classic. Hosea Fri 15-Sat 16 Feb. 7.30pm. Gorgic Corps Salvation Army celebrates its centenary with a dramatic musical. The Threepenny Opera Wed 20—Sat 23 Feb. 7.30pm. Telford College students try their hand at the Brecht classic. 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]. Margaret 111 Parts Two and Three Until Sat 9 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£3/£2). A bit in last
year‘s Edinburgh Fringe. Lip Service manage to combine a send-up of Shakespiarean comedy with a satire ofour dear departed Mrs Thatcher in a performance subtitled The Plantagenet Career Woman '5 Guide To 5 access. Creative Comedy Sun 11) and Sun 17 Feb. 8pm. £4 (£3/£2). See Cabaret.
Thirty Somehow Wed 13—Sat 16 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£3/£2). Another success from the Edinburgh Fringe. Thirty Some/tou- brings‘together the skills ofstand-up comics Jenny Eclair. Julie Balloo and
Maria Callous. It's a black tragi-comedy that takes on media. materialism and manipulation.
Sin Wed 20—Sat 23 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£3/£2). Collaborative physical theatre from Might and Main Productions which takes a wry look at the ills of society. See preview.
This section lists shows that are touring Scotland. There is a phone numberlor each company should you require more iniorrnation. Unless otherwise speciiied. the number alter each venue listed isthe telephone number for ticket enquiries lor that particular evening (please note. this is not always the venue number).
I And the Cow Jumped overthe MoonThe Traverse Theatre's successful November production of Donna Franceschild‘s unsentimental cancer-ward comedy takes to the road. it‘s about four women facing up with humour and dignity to the anxiety of breast cancer. and what it lacks in theatricality. it makes up for in wit and
Gerda Stevenson in And The Cow Jumped OverThe Moon
convincing. sometimes moving performances. Details on 031 2262633. The Maltings. Berwick ()n Tweed Thurs 14—Fri 15 Feb.
Galas/tiels Sat 16 Feb.
The 'I‘ron Theatre. Glasgow Tue 19 Feb—Sun 3 Mar. 7.30pm.
I From Glasgow to Saturn A space voyage ofdiscovery as TAG take us through a dramatic adaptation of Edwin Morgan‘s poetry. Director Tony Graham mixes drama. dance. video and music in this science fiction vision ofcontemporary Glasgow. More details on 041 429 2877. Tron Theatre, Trongate. Glasgow Until Sun 10 Feb. 7.30pm.
Badarts. Unemployed Workers Centre. Main Street. Barrhead Fri 15 Feb. 7pm. 041 881 0615.
TooneSpea/(e Youth Theatre. .8' WH Q. Red Road. Balornock Sat 16 Feb. 10am. 041 558 5444.
East In verclyde Community Education. Wellington Academy Mon 18 Feb. 7pm.
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