I PEARCE INSTITUTE Lithgow Theatre. 840 Govan Road (opposite Govan Underground). 445 1941. [Access: P. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]
On Air Fri 21 May. 7.30pm. Scarlet Theatre in an imaginative radio station black comedy.
I RDYAI. SCOTTISH ACADEMY DF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help A. AA]
Frank Pig Says iIeIIo Until Sat 22 May. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Award-winning adaptation of Patrick McCabe’s The Butcher Boy produced by Dublin’s Co- Motion.
Deadly Serious Fri 2 l—Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Dance.
I STRATHCLYDE ARTS CEHTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: P. PPA. R. ST. Facilities: WC. G. C. Help: A. AA]
love Thy lieighbour Tue 2S—Sat 29 May. 7.30pm-8.45pm. The Media Theatre Company makes its debut with a new one- act play by Troy Fairclough about a Scottish couple settling in suburban india where they have a few preconceptions over-tumed.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]
IIaya Theatre: Charan the Thief Tue 1 and Sat 5 Jun. 8pm. £7 (£4). See all four plays for £20 (£10). First visit to Scotland in over a decade by Delhi‘s Naya Theatre which brings four plays from its extensive repertoire. Music. song. dance and beautifully theatrical story-telling. See preview.
lecture/demonstration Tue 1 Jun. 3.30pm. Limited public access for this workshop with Naya Theatre; call Tramway for details.
Iiaya Theatre: The Little Clay Cart Wed 2 Jun. 8pm. £7 (£4). See all four plays for £20 (£10). Another Naya Theatre classic. See preview.
lIaya Theatre: Eyes are Watching Thurs 3—Fri 4 Jun. 8pm. £7 (£4). See all four plays for £20 (£10). Naya Theatre's latest
production. See preview. Discussion: liaya Theatre and the Indian Tradition Sat 5 Jun. 4pm. Free. llaya Theatre: Sasural Sat 5 Jun. 8pm. £7 (£4). See all four plays for £20 (£10). Last in a week of Naya Theatre highlights. See rthew. I TRDH THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Office Mon lOam—Spm; Tue—Sat 10am until performance commences; Sun 6pm until performance commences. No performances on Monday. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA] Don’t Fool with love and The Blind Men Until Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). The renowned Cheek by low] in a double bill directed by Declan Donneiian; the first by Alfred de Musset. the second by Michel de Ghelderode. Recommended. The Trial Tue 25 May—Sun 6 Jun. 7.30pm. CANCELLED.
I ADAM HDUSE THEATRE Chambers Street. 650 8200 (after 6.30pm).
Malor Barbara Until Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). George Bernard Shaw‘s study of poverty. charity and wealth is performed by Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group. I DEDLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. C. Help: AA]
The Process Until Sun 23 May. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£3/£2.50). According to the press
release. Brian Elliott's new play is notjust
‘static-theatre'. but ‘artrltetvpal static~ theatre‘. No pale imitation of nothing happening. but the genuine article. it's 100 years after the death of God and the irony of the human condition is exposed.
Three Shorts Thurs 27—Sat 29 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). A kind ofamateur all- stars event as the Mercators team up with Cabal and Open Stage to present a triple bill of one-act plays. Working out at little more than £1 each are George MacEwan Green's haunting One Season‘s King. Alan Ayckbourn‘s manic Gosforth’s Fete and Geraldine Aron‘s lyrical Bar and Ger.
I DRDHTDH THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: L. ST. R. Facilities: WC, WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]
Chase Me Up Famdale Avenue, s’ii Vous Plait! Mon 24—Tue 25 May. 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). Amdram send-up perfomted by Gut Reaction.
Schumann Thurs 27 May. 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). Dragon Theatre Company in
Charles Barron‘s portrait of the composer.
poet and tnusician. Robert Schumann.
who was a womaniser and egotist to boot.
Phoenix Thurs 3—Fri 4 Jun. 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). See Towing and review.
I CHURCH Hill THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 l 155. Tickets available from Queen’s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices and J. and A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).
The Winslow Boy Until Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Terrence Rattigan‘s drama about a father who refuses to accept the allegations that his son is a thief is performed by Leitheatre.
Absurd Person Singular Wed 26-Sat 29 May. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£3). Enjoying its 50th year. Edinburgh People’s Theatre romps through Alan Ayckbourn‘s black surburban comedy.
I KIHC’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]
Sherlock Holmes: The Musical Until Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. An all-singing version of the Conan Doyle classic written by Leslie Doctor Dolittle Bricusse and starring Robert Powell and Roy Barraclough. Fiddler on the Roof Tue 25—Sat 29 May. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£8. Edinburgh Music Theatre in the popular music.
london City Ballet Tue l—Sat 5 Jun. 7.30pm. £7—£15.5(). See Dance and preview.
I PLAYHDUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. 1... Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]
Present laughter Until Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £5.5()—£14.50. Ail-star version of Noel Coward's
comedy. directed and starring Tom Conti as the womanising. mercurial actor leaving chaos and confusion in his wake. Also in the cast are Gabrielle Drake. Judy Loe and Jenny Seagrove.
I DUEEH MARGARET CDllECE College Theatre. Clerwood Terrace. 317 3546. Agamemnon Wed 26—Sat 29 May. 7.30pm. Steven Berkoff’s stab at Greek tragedy is performed by second year students and directed by Boilerhouse’s Paul Pinson.
I RDYAI. 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. WS. H. G. C. T. Help: A, AA]
II little Hotel on the Side Fri 21—Sat 29
the leading French cabaret singer of our time sings L'Absinthe which celebrates the Montmartre of Toulouse Lautrec, Erik Satie and Yvette Guilbert.
Sunday 30 May, 8pm Queen's Hall 031 668 2019 £9, £7 (£4)
Thls grid Includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more Information can be found In the listings above. For details at events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere In this section. For details of cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Performances shown In brackets are previews. Thursday 27 Friday 28 Saturday 29 Sunday 30 Monday 31 Tuesday 1 Wednesday 2 Thursday 3 - — — _ _See Rock - — — . — — Sweethearts . . . — f“ _ _ — S_alome Salome Teechers Spitting image Spitting image Spitting image Spitting image - - - — Chic Murray Story Chic Murray Story Chic Murray Story 7 u I L" H ” — That's Her Again“ That‘s Her Again That‘s Her Again - — — — — Naya Theatre Naya Theatre Naya Theatre Three Shorts Three Shorts Three Shorts — — - - — Schulmann — — :_ See Jazz — — Phoenix 7 r Absurd Person . . . Absurd Person . . . Absurd Person . . . — - — - - Fiddler On The Roof Fiddler On The Roof Fiddler On The Roof — — See Dance See Dance See Dance - — — — See Jazz See Rock See Rock — ‘ A Little Hotel A Little Hotel A Little Hotel — — — — - Buchanan Buchanan Buchanan Buchanan - Buchanan Buchanan Buchanan I - Windows . . . Windows . . . Windows . . . - — — —
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