Ghaiit and Tall Tue 22-Thuts 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Secret stories from the staff-room revealed by RATS.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfleld Street, 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS, G. Help: AA]
The onlclai mm to the Blues Brothers Until Fri 11 Mar. 8pm and 11pm. £8.50—£12.50. Slick West End tribute to the golden age of rock and dark sunglasses.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF HIS“: An MAMA 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. [Access: PPA, ST, L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G, C. Help: A, AA]
Once a catholic Until Fri 11 Mar. 7.15pm. £2.50 (£1.50/£l). Second-year students in Mary O’Malley’s send up of convent school life.
The Impresario Tue 15—Sat 19 Mar (not Thurs 17). 7.15pm. £5 (£3). Opera class studean in Mozart’s one-act send-up of the theatrical life.
Iiabeas Corpus Tue 22-Fri 25 Mar. 7.15pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Alan Bennett’s comedy is directed by John Cargill Thompson and performed by second-year
students. I TROI THEATRE 63 Trongate, 552 4267.
[Access: PPA, ST, R. L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G, C. Help: AA]
New Moves Until Sat 19 Mar. See Dance. The 080 I8 Altered Thurs l7-Sat 19 Mar. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£3/£2.50). Thurs 17 all tickets £2. Ex-Funny Farmer Clare Hemphill turns to playwriting with a bitter-sweet comedy about two failed performers who turn to spiritualism to help them. See preview.
Blood Woollan Tue 22—Thurs 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £6/£5 (£3/£2.50). Tue 22 all tickets £2. Lorca’s Spanish tragedy is performed as a joint venture between Annexe Theatre Company and Castlemilk People’s Theatre helped along by ﬂamenco dancers and musicians from Barcelona.
I RRIIHTOH THEATRE Musselburgh, 665 2240. [Access: L, ST, R. Facilities: WC, W3, H, G, C. Help: AA]
Mary, Glee-oiScotsGotllerliead Chopped 0" Until Sat 19 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £6 (£4.50). Liz Lochhead’s witty rewrite of Scottish history has a welcome revival in a co- production that will transfer to the Royal Lyceum in May. See review.
I CIIIRCH Hll 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).
Until Sat 12 Mar. 7.30pm. Edinburgh Theatre Arts turns to Shakespeare for the ﬁrst time in almost 50 award-winning years and hopes to show fellow Scots why it has been such a success in English-dominated com titions south of the border.
AII Sous Wed 23-Sat 26 Mar. 7.30pm. £3.50. Edinburgh People’s Theatre in Arthur Miller’s classic tragedy about a man who tried to make a quick buck from the Second World War.
I EIIHRIIRBH ACADEMY School Hall, Henderson Row. 556 4603.
Schools Greek lime Festival Thurs 24—Sat 26 Mar. £2 (£1) per day. £5 (£2.50) for three days. The Edinburgh Academy hosts this mini-Festival of Greek theatre.
The lysistrata and the Peace Thurs 24 Mar. 4pm. A talk by Professor Sir Kenneth Dover, specialist in Greek morality. IiowtoBleﬂyourIaytbroughthe classics Thurs 24 Mar. 5pm. Cheat notes from Ross Leckie.
The Peace Thurs 24 Mar. 7.30pm. Aristophanes’ fantasy about peace in war- time Athens is performed by Plymouth .College.
Heroines Ill Sophocles Fri 25 Mar. 5pm. The Academy’s Hans Broekman gives a talk.
The Trachleial Fri 25 Mar. 7.30pm. Edinburgh Academy performs Sophocles’ drama of sexual passion.
Apnea-on Sat 26 Mar. 7.30pm. Fettes College rounds off the Greek Festival with Steven Berkoff’s version of the Aeschylus tragedy.
I ENGINE Lothian Road, 228 2688. What The MIT Wore Sat 12 Mar. 4pm £2.50. The Jabbock Theatre Company in a performance about the politics and history of British trade with Third World countries.
I KIK’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 1201. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G. Help: AA]
The Two Gentlemen of Verona Until Sat 12 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat 5, Sat 12 and Wed 9 mats, 2.30pm. £7.50—£l4.50. The RSC in David Thacker’s production of Shakespeare’s early romantic comedy which has been re-set in the 19305 and spiced up with the music of Gershwin and Porter. See review.
The Pirates o1 Penance Tue 15-Sat 19 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.50—£8. The Gilbert and Sullivan Society in the ever-popular comic operetta.
Aida Wed 23-Sat 26 Mar. 7.30pm. Ben Twist directs Edinburgh Grand Opera in Verdi’s opera.
I IETIEMOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST, R, L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G, C. Help: A, AA]
lucia Until Sat 26 Mar. 7.30pm. The tireless Fifth Estate returns with a new play by Robert Forrest about a joiner who summons up the ghosts of James Joyce’s schizophrenic daughter and Carl Jung. Directed by BBC Radio’s Patrick Rayner. I PLAYHOIJSE THEATRE Greenside Place, 557 2590. [Access: R, L. Facilities: WC, W8, G. C]
on! ' I mime:
Wrath Word is out
that 7:84 and Dundee Rep, strike
many of Steinbeck’s tragic chords in
their stage adaptation. On tour: ‘
I Genedy Surely the funniest
fortnight of the year - one in which
you can catch Billy Connolly,
Victoria Wood, Sean Hughes. We and
Bob, Jenny Bclair and Greg Proops.
See Camedy listing.
I Brothers at Tile-dorm Ilepe
8"“ No new plays by women
tackling contentious topical issues.
,Ii‘averse Theatre. Edinburgh.
I counts Iacleeal do Dana
. Leading Spanish contemporary dance
15 company with a popular style. Theatre Royal, Glasgow.
I MIDI: Tyrannos Kenny lreland
re-creates his award-winning
treatment of Sophocles and paves over the stalls in the process. Royal Lyceum. Edinburgh
Antigone and neleaira: Contesting The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer Fri 11 This grid includes theatre and dance perionnances at Glasgow and Edinburgh’s nlain theatres, more information can be found in the listings above. For events at community centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere in this section. For details of cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Pertorlnances shown In brackets are previews. _ : Thursday 17 Friday 18 Saturday 19 Sunday 20 Monday 21 Tuesday 22 Wednesday 23 Thursday 24 ‘ I- ‘ Wasted Wasted - Wasted Wasted Wasted Wasted A Lovely War Oh What A Lovely War Oh What A Lovely War — Oh What A Lovely War Oh What A Lovely War Oh What A Lovely War Oh What A Lovely War La Ronde La Ronde La Ronde — La Ronde La Ronde La Ronde La Ronde Oedipus Rex Oedipus Rex Oedipus Rex - Oedipus Rex Oedipus Rex Oedipus Rex Oedipus Rex - see'Folk see Folk see Folk - - - - Men 'Modern Languages Modern Languages - — - - - I Demonic Forces 'l-‘tddler’oo The Roof Fiddler On The Roof Fiddler on Roof — Anything Goes Anything Goes - Anything Goes Anything Goes - . - » — I ‘- - - Chalk And Talk ChalkAnd Talk Chalk And Talk .Irnpressario impressario Impressaio see Classical - Habeas Corpus Habeas Corpus Habeas Corpus - Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty . Sleeping Beauty - - Compania Nacional Compania Nacional Compania Nacional 5" I. i - New Moves New Moves - - - - i - Is Altered The Case ls Altered rho Case Is'Aitered see Rock see Jazz Blood Wedding , Blood Wedding Blood Wedding Mary Queen OfScots MaryQueenOfSeots - - - — - J . "~ ‘ . - i - - - - All My Sons All My Sons Of Pirates Of Penzance Pirates Of Palatine: - - — Aida Aida 7' Lucia Lucia Lucia - Lucia Lucia Lucia Lucia V f - I v- , - seecolmdy - - - - see Comedy I. Oedipus Tyrannos Oedipus Tyrannos — Oedipus Tyrannos Oedipus Tyrannos Oedipus Tyrannos Oedipus Tyrannos Waiting For " Waiting For Godot Waiting'ForGodot - — - - ' ' Baldy Hopkins Sacred Hearts * Sacred Hearts Sacred Hearts - , (Brothers or Thunder) prettier; Of’l‘ht‘rnder Brothers or minder I-‘l 3. "- I " ~ - -.-., _, y - - - I Grapes Of Wrath
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