mystical, magical, musical reworking of the Excalibur legend.
I EAST KILBRIOE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive, 03552 48669.
Disgusting Objects and Mouse Tue 12—Wed 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Two plays directed by Jules Dorey Richmond;
look at life before Flower Power, the second is a devised piece by East Kilbride residents about family secrets going public.
Street, 221 4526. [Access: PPA, R. Facilities: WC, R. G. Help: A, AA] The Owl and the Pussycat Until Sat 9Nov.
the Centre's season, this time performed by a new company called Terra lncognita. Bill Manhof’s comedy is based on the meeting of a bookstore clerk and an angry young prostitute.
£3 (£2). Actors Lab introduces a Sam Shepard play to round off the American season. Compulsive passion in a dreamlike landscape where a love/hate relationship destroys anyone who stands in its way.
I KING'S THEATRE Bath Street. Box Ofﬁce. Mon-Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings, Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, see Ticket Link details above. [Access: P, L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A, AA]
420d Street Until Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. It's the turn of the King's to host this touring production which was in Edinburgh earlier in the year. An all-singing. all-dancing backstage musical extravaganza with hits including ‘Lullaby ofBroadway‘ and ‘We‘re in the Money‘. I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—8pm Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC, WS, G, R, B. Help: A, AA]
The WII Tue 12—Sat 16 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. Updated version of The Wonderful Wizard of 02 performed by Guys 'n' Gals Theatre Company.
The Wonderful Wizard of 02 Tue 19—Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. Original version of The Wiz performed by Mitchell Theatre for Youth.
I OLO ATHENAEUIA THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street, 332 2333. Box Office open 10am—6pm and 8pm on performance days. [Access: P, ST. Facilities: WS. AS. G, E. Help: A, AA]
The Musical Milk Mystery Sat 16 Nov. 10.30am and 2pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Musical children‘s show performed by Tom and Jane of The Runaway Train and directed by John Bett.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley, 887 1010. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon—11pm Tue—Sat; 12.30—2.30pm and 6.30-11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA, ST. Facilities: WC, WS, E, G, R, B. Help: A.
“The List 8— 21 November 1991
the ﬁrst by Liz Lochhead is a wry and witty
I ousoow ms CENTRE 12 Washington ;
7.30pm. £3 (£2). More American drama in
A Lie ofthe Mind Wed 20—Sat 23 Nov. 7pm. .'
AA] ] Pink Smoke in the Vatican Fri 8 Nov. 8pm. ‘3 £4 (£2). Foresight Theatre Company looks 3 back at the strange case of Pope Joan. 1 American Buttan Sat 9 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). 3 See Touring. T Bouncers Fri lS—Sat 16 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). Frontline Theatre Company in John , Godber's stylised nightclub comedy. I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renficld Street, 332 1846. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA] ; The Chippendales Until Sat 9 Nov. 8pm. £13. SOLD OUT. More male flesh on display only days after the Men of Hollywood. What a sexy city thisis. ‘ Joe Longthome Thurs 14—Sun 17 Nov. v 7.30pm. £12.5()/£10.50. Internationally acclaimed singer and impressionist.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC
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3 AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057.
[Access: PPA, L. Facilities: WC, W8. AS. R. B,T. G. Help: A.AA]
': The Cherry Orchard Tue l9—Fri 22 Nov.
: 7.15pm. £2 (£1). Second Year studentsin a production of Chekhov‘s final masterpiece that aims to restore the happy and frivolous context that the writer appears to have intended. Peter McAllister directs.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perfevgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P, PPA, R. Facilities: WC, W8. E. G. R.B. Help: AA]
Amadeus Tue 12—Sat 16 Nov. 7.30pm. Thurs and Sat mats, 2.30pm. 33.50—£15. Compass Theatre presents Peter Shaffer's award-winning play to mark the bicentcnary of Mozart's death. Starring Tim Pigott-Smith. Toyah Willcox and Richard McCabe. Sec preview.
Romeo and Juliet Tue 19—Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Thurs mat 2pm. £3.50—£12.50. Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre Company takes this season‘s Shakespeare, the tragic tale ofstar—cross‘d lovers. on the road. See review.
Kinunoltai Sun 17 Nov. 7 .30pm. 850-1217. See Dance listings and preview.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Help: L. WC, W8. C].
pH Fri 8—Mon 11 Nov (inc Sun). 8pm. £6.50 (£4.50). An utterly bizarre-sounding performance by Dumb Type fromJapan which takes place beneath the feet ofthe audience and concerns a sequence of events moving from acid to alkaline (hence the pH). Only 200 seats per night. Sec preview.
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]
Blue Night in the Heart of the West Until Sun 10 Nov. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£2.50). Plain Clothes Productions round off a successful national tour with this highly-rated new play by James Stock. A grotesque and
surrealist comedy set in the American mid-West, the play also includes choreography by Liz Ranken. Sounds good.
Dinner Dance Tue 12—Sat 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £5.50(£2.50). Sec Dance lisitngs.
I OEOLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. Help: AA]
A Doll's House Until Sat 9 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). lbsen‘s once scandalous feminist drama is performed by EUTC. Living It Up (The Death of Gordon) Wed 13 Nov. 1 .30pm. £1 .50 (£1). EUTC in a play by James Reid.
Flush Tue l9—Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). Andy Pritchard‘s play is about a man who tries to rekindle past friendships in the hope of regaining his lost youth and spontaneity.
Under Milk Wood Wed 20 Nov. 1.30pm.
£1 .50(£1). Dylan Thomas‘scelcbrated poetic portrait of Welsh village life is adapted to the stage by EUTC.
I BRUNTON THEATRE Mussclburgh. 665 2240. [Access: PPA. R, St. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. B. Help: AA]
Wuthering Heights Until Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat 16 Mat2.3()pm. £5 (£4). Stage version of the Emily Bronte classic love story performed by the Brunton‘s own company.
I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road, 228 1155. Tickets available from Queen's Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices. The Famdale Avenue Housing Estate Townsvtomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery Wed I3—Sat 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50. Davidsons Mains Dramatic Club bump into props. ﬂufflines and prepare the light refreshments in one of David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jnr's popular series of amdram spoofs.
I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8, AS, E. G, B. Help: AA]
Some Like It HDI Until Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats, 2.30pm. £7.5(l—£l6. Tommy Steele stars in a musical stage version of the Curtis/Lemmon/Monroe classic movie about two cross-dressing musicians on the run from Chicago gangsters. Apparently they‘ve spent £2 million on this large scale production which is on its way to London.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office, 10am—4.30pm, 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Access: R. Facilities: WC. W5, E. G. B. R. Help: A, AA] The Archive of Countess D Until Sat 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Independent Award-winner, Fifth Estate, presents a stage version of a little-known Russian short story set in St Petersburg high society. The Countess is a compelling character, never actually seen on stage, to
DV8 meets the disabled
OUT OF ORDER Presents "OOOH" Fri 8 - Sat 9 Nov 8.00pm £5.00 (£3.00)
Children have always had minds of their own. Now they have a Christmas show to match
"THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD" by Russell Hoban
THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh 031 226 5425
whom seven different men have written passionate letters. These letters create the world of pre-Revolutionary Leningrad. The Praying Hope: Scottish Theatre Since 1746 Mon 18. Wed 20 and Fri 22 Nov. 6pm. Free. The Sadie Aitken Lecture has been held back for two years in preparation for this three-lecture series by Donald Campbell. On Monday he will consider Scottish popular theatre. on Wednesday he will look at art theatre and then on Friday he will give an overviewof Scottish plays and playwrights. Each lecture will be followed by questions and a discussion. See preview.
I OUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE (‘lerwood Terrace. 317 3546
Our Town Until Sat 9 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat mat. 3pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Second~year students perform Thornton Wilder‘s incisive Pulitzer Prize-winning play that takes a detailed look at the fabric of ordinary American lives.
I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest’Cafe [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W3. AS. E. G. B. R. T. Help: A. AA] Romeo and Juliet Until Sat 9 Nov. 7.45pm. Sat mats 3.15pm. £4—£12. After-show discussion Mon 28 Oct. Signed performance Wed 30 Oct. The Royal Lyceum's Shakespeare offering this season is directed by Ian Wooldridgc and opens in Edinburgh before touringto Stirling and Glasgow. See review.
The Bevellers Fri 15 Nov-Sat 7 Dec. 7.45pm.£4—£12.Satmais 23 Nov and 7 Dec,3.15pm. Free preview Thurs 14 Nov. Signed performance Thurs 21 Nov. Audio described performance Thurs 28 Nov. The Royal Lyceum returns to a play it premiered in 1973 — Roddy McMillan‘s work-place drama about an apprentice glass bevellcr‘s initiation into adult life. Kenny Ireland directs. See preview.
I ST BRIOE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405.
Ditshoot Dance Group Until Fri 8 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Dance listings.
The Angel With Closed Eyes Mon l3—Sat 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£5). An intriguing piece of hi-tech theatre inspired by Wim Wender‘s Wings ofl)esire and performed as part of the countrywide Japan Festival. Sec preview.
.1385Thurs21 Nov. 7.30pm. £1.5()(£1).
Members of the McLeod Street Adult Training Centre in a comedy drama that
, tells the tale of Edinburgh’s Old Town. ° I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton
Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.3(lam—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC, W5. AS. E. G. Help: AA]
I ODDIl Fri 8—Sat 9 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Dance listings.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE l 12 West Bow. Grassmarket. 226 2633. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Access: St. Facilities: E. Help: AA]
"Sheer power, commitment and anguish" SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY