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I___.,_- _ .. -_ -_ ._ ., 46 The List 13 — 26 March 1992
Dancing at Lughnasa Mon 23—Sat 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £4—£l3. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. Brian Friel‘s universally acclaimed play — a hit in London and Broadway —- tells the story of an Irish family gatheringin 1936. At turns funny. passionate and mysterious. the play has been enthusiastically received by critics and audiences alike. See preview.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 551 I. [Help: L. WC. WS. C].
Four Marys Fri l3—Sat 14 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£4). Second Stride Dance Company is billing its new all-woman show as theatre more than dance. The piece is a collaboration between writer Martin Duncan and choreographer Ian Spink. who is also directing at the Citizens' Theatre at the moment. See preview. Requiem forthe Continuum Tue l7—Thurs 19 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Dance listings. Columbus: The New World Order Wed 25—8le 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £6(£4). America‘s internationally renowned Bread and Puppet Theatre looks at the displacement of the native people of North America brought about by the arrival of ChristopherColumbus. Large-scale puppets. masks and mime with a strongly political bent. See preview.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongatc. 552 4267.
No theatre this issue.
I BEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. (i. B. Help: AA] AMidsummer Night's Dream L'ntil Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£3). Trial and lirror Theatre Company uses music and imaginative stage design to bring Shakespeare‘s comic romance to life. I BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: PPA. R. St. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. B. llelp: AA] Under MilkWood L'ntil Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat 21 mat 2.30pm. £5 (£4). The Brunton Theatre Company stages Dylan Thomas‘s celebrated poetic portrait of a day in the life of the fictional Welsh town of Llareggyb. See review. I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 1155. Tickets available from Queens Hall and Ifsher I fall Box ()ffices and J&A Cruikshank (opposite theatre). The Heiress L'ntil Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £3.50. Davidsons Mains Dramatic Club celebrates its 50th anniversary with this adaptation by Ruth and Augustus (ioctl. of Il’as'hington Square by I lenry J attics. The Crucible Wed 18-Sle 21 Mar. 7.30pm. Edinburgh Theatre Arts perform Arthur Miller‘s brilliant drama about early American witchcraft trials which has strong parallels with the mood of intolerance in the McCarthyite l950s. One Act Play Festival Thurs 26—Sat 28 Mar. 7.15pm. The Divisional Finals ofthc Scottish Community Drama Association's ongoing competition. I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access2 PPA. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. E. (i. B. Help: AA] Mikado L'ntil Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. Wordy comic opera rounds off the amateur musical season with the help ofthc Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society. The Sound of Music Tue 17 Mar—Sat 11 Apr. 7.30pm. £4.50—£20.50. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. lt's sing-along time as Christopher Cazenove. Jan Waters. Liz Robertson and Robin Nedwell star in a stage version of the ever-popular musical. I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE (ircenside Place. 557 2590. The Rocky Horror Show Fri 20—Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm and 9.30pm. £6.50—£l4.50. Not to be confused with the film screening in Glasgow. this is a stage version of the cult timewarp mUsical starring Peter Blake. See preview. BEG Tue 24—Sat 28 Mar. £7--£9. 7pm. Tue—Thurs mats 2pm. Fri 10am. See Kids listings.
I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay I
Street. 2299697. Box Office Mott—Sat l0am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest Cafe [Accessz P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. E. G. B. R. T. Ilelp: A.AA| Uncle Vanya L'ntil Sat 28 Mar. 7.45pm. £4——£I2. Sat mats l4 and 21 Mar.3. 15pm. Signed performance Wed 18 Mar. Allelit)~tlcscrit)c‘tl performance Thurs 19 Mar. Love. sex and human foibles are the concerns of Anton Chekhov's subtle comedy about a man who falls for his brother-in-law"s second wife. The play is newly adapted by Stuart Paterson. directed by Hugh I lodgart and given an original score by Iain Johnstone. See I ST BRIDE'S CENTRE ()rwell Terrace. 346 I405. Therese Raquin Tue 24—Sat 28 Mar. 8pm. £6 ( £3). See preview and Touring. ITHEATRE WORKSHOP 34 I lamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat
' 9.30amA530pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz
Q highly-rated show about an uncreative
(£3). Women are more Waterproofthan
Doughty and Ariette George — who have - put together this piece ofeccentric dance-theatre.
PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. E. G. Help: AA]
Birds on the Mountainside Thurs l9—Sat 21. 8pm. £5 (£3). Third part of New Breed Theatre Company‘s trilogy based on classical Greek comedy and concerning a group of birds on a journey toovercomc the power of their oppressors. New Breed is a disabled people's performance company from Manchester which has achieved considerable acclaim since its establishment in 1989.
The Edge Fri I3~Sat 14 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£3). Pioneering and popular mask company Trestle returns to Scotland with this
writer who is drawn into a comic world of murder and mystery. Sec preview.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE l 12 West Bow. (irassmarkct. 226 2633. Box ()ffice Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [.Access: St. Facilities: F.. llelp: AA] We I'ntil Sun 15 Mar. 8pm. £6(£3). Return visit for Peter Ireland'sacclaimed performance of Yevgeny Zamyatin's anti-L'topian masterpiece written in 1920. Last seen in the Edinburgh Fringe. the play is set 2000 years into the future where all life is tilnctabled and passion has been forgotten.
Powershifts Wed l8—Sun 22 Mar. 8pm. £6
Men is a company of Scottish dancers— Angus Balbernie. Siobhan ()‘Neill. Sally
The Dorm Wed 25—Sun 29 Mar. 8pm. £6
(£3). Mandela Theatre Company revives its excellent production of Lance Flynn‘s juvenile detention centre drama. Tough.
vigorous and energetic. Recommended.
This section lists shows that are touringfhe Central Belt. There is a phone numberfor each company should you require more information. Unless otherwise specified. the number after each venue listed isthe telephone numberlorticket enquiriesfor that particular evening (please note. this is not always the venue number).
I Baglady I lighly-rated monologue by Frank McGuiness revived by New Stage Theatre Company starring Michele Waering and directed by Lesley Finlay. It's a tragic tale of a homeless woman who is a victim of sexual abuse and isolation. More details on ()4) 9469765. Knightswood Youth Theatre. Dunterlie
A venue. Knights wood Mon 23 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 954 399s.
Castlemilk Community Eaucation Centre. 12/ Castlemilk Drive Tue 24 Mar. 2pm.
North (ilaygow A rts Centre. .Vorth
(ilttsgoii College. T'lentiltgttm Street. Springburn Tue 24 Mar. 7.30pm.041558
Eastfiei'd Community Education Centre.
Dukes Road. Cumhuxlang Wed 25 Mar. 2pm. ()41 641 8419.
.llercat Theatre. Hecla Place. Drumchapel Thurs 26 Mar. 2pm and 7.30pm. ()4 I 944 1683.
I Givin’ It Fish Dave Anderson of Wildcat takesout his band for a musicaIComedv revue about living in the modern world. More details on ()41 951 1444.
(ireenock A rts (iuild Theatre Fri l3--Sat 14 Mar. 0475 23038.
Bonnyrigg Lass wade High School Mon 16 Mar. 031 663 7171.
Adam Smith Theatre. Kirkcaldv Tue 17 Mar. 059: 260498. ' Dumharton Denny Civic Theatre Wed l8—Thurs 19 Mar. 038962015.
ShottsArts (iuild Fri 20 Mar. 0501 21826. AirdrieArts Centre Sat 21 Mar. ()236 755436.
.lluirhouse. Craigroyston Community High School'l‘ue 24 Mar. ()31 332 7801 . Hamilton. White/till Civic Wed 25 Mar. 0698 282323.
East Kilhride Civic Theatre Thurs 26 Mar. 035.52 48669. Tour continues.
4 I Jump the Life to Come 7:843 look at
post-Ravenscraig Motherwell is sadly
even tnore timely than intended after the
recent announcement of the steel plant's early total closure. Noel Cireig's playtakes its source material from conversations with those affected by the closure. turning
them into a poetic celebration ofa
community's survival. A strong production. but the play suffers from too
many hackneyed ideas. More detailson
3 Arches Theatre. Glasgow L'ntil Sun 15 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 227 551 l.
I Love Among the Juveniles Clyde L'nity Theatre returns to the scene with a revival of John Binnie‘s Glaswegian comedy about falling in love in the faceof prejudice. More detailson 041 3530905. (ilasgow University Drama Studio. Il’est Quadrangle. Main Building. offl 'niversity Avenue L'ntil Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat at 3pm.
Easter/louse Child Project. 8— l 2 Armisdale Road Mon 16 Mar. 2.30pm. 041 773 2255.
'I'ormtcsk Tenants Hall. 6 Scarrel Road. Castlernilk Tue 17 Mar. 7pm. 041 634 2408.
Delmonica's Bar. Virginia Street. (ilasgow
Wed 18 Mar. 8pm.
I ’os‘silpoint ( ‘E( I I 30 Denmark Street Thurs 19Mar. 7pm. ()41 3364057. Triangle Arts Centre. Il'est l’ilton Bank. I’ilton Fri 20 Mar. 7pm. 031 3320877. (Jo Between Centre. 64A Leven Road.
('oatbridge Sat 21 Mar. 7pm. 0236
Paisley College of Technology. Students
Union. 17 l lunter Street Mon 23 Mar.
8pm. 04] 8899940.
Southdeen CA EE project. 24 .1! erryton
Avenue. DrumchapelTue 24 Mar. 7pm. 041 944 6406.
Theatre Workshop. Hamilton Place.
1 Edinburgh Wed 25 Mar. 8pm. 031 226
Westerhailes Education Centre. 5
Murray/mm Drive. Edinburgh Thurs 26 Mar. 7pm. 031 442 4222. Tourcontinues.
I Scottish Ballet 2 The small-scale touring
wing of Scottish Ballet performs extracts ' from the repertoire including Scarlatti and
I-‘rtends'. Swan Lake. ()thello and That Certain Feeling. More details on ()41 333 1092.
.WacRobertArts Centre. Stirling Tue 17 Mar. 1.30pm and 7.30pm. 07866108].
I Therese Raquin Communicado welcomes Jenny Black to direct Stuart Paterson's adaptation of the grim novel by Emile Zola. a morality tale. considered pornographic on publication. about adultery and murder. More details on 031 228 5465. See preview.
SI Bride '3 Centre. Edinburgh Tue 24—Sat 28 Mar. 031 229 9697.
Cabaret is listed by date. then by city. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our
otfices at least ten days before publication. Cabaret Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
FRIDAY 13 Edinburgh
I Jim Beam Comedy Evening The Counting House. 32 2 West Nicolson Street. 10pm. £4.50(£3.50). Donna MacPhall is well worth going out of your way to see . and tonight the London-circuit regular is joined by local stand-up David lanucci. multi-national three-fold jesters the Three Men Brothers Trio Troupe and jovial
compete Kenny llarris. Should be agreat
night. I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 10pm. £l (50p). Weekly
. improvisation performed on the hootbv j E EdinburghI'niversityTheatreCompany.
SATURDAY 14 Glasgow
I The Comic Club Blackl‘riars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50), Basement comedy in Glasgow‘s longest-running stand-up haunt. still going strong despite the recent influx of new comedyclubs.
I Fools Paradise ()ld Athenaeum Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 10.30pm. £5.50(£3.50). Fools Paradise continues unabated into its second run of top-notch comics competed by Jes Benstock. Tonight it's Ireland's dry and
droll Michael Redmond and Glasgow's guitar-weilding comedian Neil Robert llerd.