28 JAN - 19 MARCH The 7th year of one of Europe's most exciting dance festivals
(TRONTHEATRE,TRAMWAY & REGIONAL VENUES)
FRI 28/SAT 29 JANUARY 7.3OPM
A new solo work by one of Britain '5 most gifted choreographers
RIVER RUN/ A LONE
"Daring physica/ity with moments of calm and quietness" THE INDEPENDENT
fol/o wed by: PORTUGUESE CHOREOGRAPHERS SEASON Three trip/e bills of fresh and imaginative choreography unlike anything else ; in Europe 5 TUES1 - SUN 6 FEBRUARY
TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate Glasgow Performances start 7.30pm Tickets £7.50/£6/E2
Portuguese Choreography Season Ticket (3 evenings): £15/£5
Box OFFICE: 041-552 4267 TICKETLINK 041-227 5511
i : Free programme
I at selected venues
Further information from NEW MOVES LTD 041-221 8898
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2.30pm (audio-described performance). C.P. Taylor‘s war-time Newcastle love story kicks off the Brunton’s spring season. See review.
Not About Heroes Tue 8-12 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat 12 Feb mat. 2.30pm. £7l£6 (£5/£4). Short run only for Stephen MacDonald‘s powerful drama about the meeting of war poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon in Craiglockhart Hospital. Robin Peoples directs.
I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Momingside Road, 228 1155. Tickets available from Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Ofﬁces and J. and A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).
Mikado Until Sat 29 Jan. 7.30pm. Sat mat.
2.30pm. £6 (£3.50). Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group in Gilbert and Sullivan's Oriental Operetta.
I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Ofﬁce Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W8.
E H. G. Help: AA]
I Sleeping Beauty Until Sat 29 Jan. 7pm with weekday mats at 2.15pm and Sun mats at 3pm. £4.50—£10.50. This year‘s
large-scale extravaganza has been written by Evening News critic Raymond Ross and stars Les Dennis, .Ian Wilson and the very wonderful Gerard Kelly.
I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]
les Miserables Until 19 Feb. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats, 2.30pm. £5.50—£25. French Revolution of 1830 musical based on the Victor Hugo novel that’s attracted 24 million people worldwide. You won‘t come out humming the tunes, but it's a captivating spectacle that‘s well worth seeing, even if it does gloss over the politics.
7 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. W5. H, G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Gaslight Until Sat 5 Feb. £4—£l3.50. Sat mats 29 Jan and 3 Feb. 3.15pm. Student
- stand-by ticket for £4 available every é Wednesday from 6pm with matriculation
card. Patrick Hamilton’s pastiche Victorian murder mystery is directed by Kenny Ireland and stars David Rintoul (of Dr F inlay fame) and Vivien Heilbron. See review.
7 To Kill a Mockingbird Fri 11 Feb—5 Mar.
£4—£l3.50. Sat mats l9 and 26 Feb. 3.15pm. Student stand-by ticket for £4
available every Wednesday from 6pm
with matriculation card. Free preview
, Thurs 10 Feb. Caroline Hall directs a stage adaptation of Harper Lee‘s Pulitzer
Prize-winning novel ofchildhood taboos
; in small-town Alabama.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box Ofﬁce Tue—Sat . 10am-8pm; Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest.
[Access: L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C]
Klub Anima Until Sun 30 Jan. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Dance.
Perlonned Beading: Spinning into Blue Tue 1 Feb. 7.30pm. Free. As a way of drawing attention to recent plays that have enjoyed productions elsewhere. the Traverse has introduced a series of performed readings that take place on the ﬁrst Tuesday of each month. This play by the American writer Sally Nemeth is set in the Deep South where the mistress of a country estate is betrayed by her brother and her own childlessness.
Heartstrings Wed 2-Sun 6 Feb. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). Physical fun with Fringe First- winners Talking Pictures and a new show about the changing face of EurOpe.
Under Mlllt Vlood Wed 9-13 Feb. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Guy Masterson performs a one-man rendition of the Dylan Thomas poem of Welsh village life. It's directed by George Dillon who knows more about one-man shows than most. having performed several himself.
This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone number for each company should you require more information.
The Cllt Strong new play by ex-miner Mike Cullen is revived for a second tour by the energetic Wiseguise Productions. A hard look at the cynicism that set in during the 1980s and corrupted the once brotherly solidarity of mineworkers. Cullen’s is a fresh political voice that deserves to be heard. More details on 031 557 5918.
Tfalilii'U)‘. Glasgow Mon 7—Tue 8 Feb. Cree/tack Arts Guild Wed 9 Feb.
Palace Theatre, K ilmarnot‘k Thurs 10 Feb.
liance perlonnances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. [lance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
I SCOTTISH BALLET STUDIO 261 West Princes Street. 221 8898.
laurie Booth Masterclass Sat 29 J an.
1 lam. £2.50. New Moves provides a chance for dancers with some experience to work with this leading choreographer. See preview.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Ofﬁce Mon 10am—5pm; Tue—Sat 10am until performance commences; Sun 6pm until performance commences. No performances on Monday. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C.
; Help: AA]
AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG a comedy by C P Taylor 21 JANUARY - 5 FEBRUARY
NOT ABOUT HEROES by Stephen MacDonald 8 -12 FEBRUARY *SATURDAY MATINEE 12 FEBRUARY AT 2.30PM*
CRAIG McMURDO IN THAT SWING THANG THE ST VALENTINE SHOW MONDAY, 14 FEBRUARY AT 7 .3OPM TICKETS: £7.00 (FULL), £5.00 (CONCS), moo (MATS - ALL TICKETS) MARVELDOUS SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES AVAILABLE
‘AUDlO-DESCRIBED MATINEE PERFORMANCES‘ TELEPHONE BOX OFFICE 031 665 2240
H E AI R E OMPANY USSELBURGH
New Moves: lllver Bun/A lone Fri 28—Sat 29 Jan. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6/£2). Glasgow’s festival of innovative young dance goes independent from its previous home at the CCA and kicks off in style with a new
solo piece by Laurie Booth. See preview. New Moves: Portugese Choreographers - Programme line Tue l—Wed 2 Feb. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6/£2) or season ticket £15 (£5). First of three programmes of young Portugese dancers. featuring Francisco Camacho. Joana Providencia and Vera Mantero. See preview.
New Moves: Portugese Choreographers - Programme Two Thurs 3—Fri 4 Feb. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6/£2) or season ticket £15 (£5). The second programme of young dance from Portugal includes work from Miguel Pereira. Clara Andermatt and Vera Mantero Co. See preview.
New Moves: Portugese Choreographers - Programme Three Sat S—Sun 6 Feb. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6/£2) or season ticket £15 (£5). Final Portugese selection, featuring Paulo Henrique. Raulo Ribiero and Rui Nunes. See preview.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street, 220 4348. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC, W3. G]
Workshop with Sian Williams Sat 29 Jan. 2—4pm. £10 (£5.50). Dancebase makes the most of the Kosh’s presence in town (see below) by inviting choeographer Sian Williams to lead this general-level class. I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box Ofﬁce Tue—Sat 10am—8pm; Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8, H, G. C] lllub Anlma Until Sun 30 Jan. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). The Kosh returns to Edinburgh with a dream-like piece about a woman drawn into an all-male underworld of power, manipulation and illusion.
Comedy is listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Comedy Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
I The Comedy Cellar The Thirteenth Note. Glassford Street. 423 2196. 9pm. £3 (£2). The best of local talent plus comedy newcomers and open-mic spots in the recently-established comedy club.
I National Comedy Netmrk Glasgow Caledonian Students Union. 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681. 9pm for 10pm. £3/£3.50. Students and Guests only. Mark Hurst has one of the best reputations on the live circuit for delivering old-fashioned jokes with punchlines and plenty of 'em. He's supported tonight by Noel James.
I National Comedy Network The Bear Pit Cabaret Bar. Teviot Row Union, Bristo Square. 650 4673. 8pm for 9pm. £3/£2. Students and guests only. Classical music send-up with the popular Miles and Milner. Support from Scott Fuller.
I The Comedy Cellar The Thirteenth Note. Glassford Street. 423 2196. 9pm. £3 (£2). See Wed 2.
58 The List 28 January—10 February 1994