Poles Apart Wed lS—Sat 18 Jun. 7.30pm. £6—£8. Composed to mark the 300th anniversary of The Mary Erskine School. Peter Skellem's new musical will be performed by girls from the school and boys from Stewart/Melville. The storyline promises romance. thrills and adventures in a Highland campsite.
I HETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
The Burgher’s Tale Mon 6—Sat 25 Jun. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Centrepiece of the Old Town Festival. Fifth Estate revive Alan Sharpe’s comic allegory on the state of the
I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]
Copacabana Until Sat 11 Jun. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £8.50—£l9.50. Gary Wilmot stars in the musical of the song as Barry Manilow turns one of his best-known numbers into a full-scale show. See review.
I ROYAL lYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. [Access: P. |.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA]
Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped 0" Until Sat 6 Aug. 8pm. £4—£l3.5(). Thurs 9. Fri 10. Sat ll. Fri 24. Sat 25. Mon 27. Tue 28 Jun. Wed 6. Thurs 7. Fri 15. Sat 16. Mon 18. Tue 19. Wed 27. Thurs 28 Jul. Fri 5. Sat 6 Aug. Student stand-by ticket for £4 available every Wednesday from 6pm with matriculation card.
The Royal Lyceum's summer season of Scottish drama in repertoire opens with this lively Brunton Theatre co-production of Liz Lochhead‘s idiosyncratic look at Scottish history. David McVicar‘s pacy production sets the show in a I950s ballroom. See review.
Kidnapped Until Thurs 4 Aug. 8pm. £4—£I3.50. Fri 3-Wed 8. Wed 22—Thurs 23 Jun. Fri 1. Sat 2 (inc 3.15pm mat). Mon 4. Tue 5. Wed l3—Thurs 14. Fri 22—Tue 26 Jul. Wed 3—Thurs 4 Aug.
Student stand-by ticket for £4 available every Wednesday from 6pm with matriculation card.
A new adaptation by Tom McGrath of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic cast- away adventure. The show is directed by Kenny lreland and is the second in the theatre's all-Scottish rep season. See review.
I ST BRIOE’S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]
A little Older Fri 3 Jun. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.
With Respect Sat 4 Jun. 7.30pm. See Touring and review.
A Slice at Saturday Night Wed 8—Sat 11 Jun. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £6 (£4). Ex- Bay City Roller Gordon Clark leads an energetic cast in this production of the Heather brothers' fast-moving musical re- creating the fads and fashions of the swinging 60s.
The Wheel Wed l5 Jun. 8pm. £4 (£2). Rejects Revenge present the story of three soldiers who set out on a mission after an unfortunate accident with a match and a cannon. The end result is an anarchic blend of slapstick. verbal comedy. mime and cheek.
I STEPPIHG STONES West Bow. Grassmarket. 226 6520.
Being Frank Mon l3—Tue I4 Jun. See Tourin .
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: AA] Reading IIIgoberta Until Sat 4 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). Elizabeth Maclennan gives a preview perfomtance of John McGrath’s new work. Based on the writings of Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Monchu. the piece evokes the joy. tragedy and hope of Guatemala.
Time After Time Thurs 9—Sat 11 Jun. 8pm.
Fri 8pm and 10.30pm. £5 (£3). A time- travel adventure devised by Streets Ahead. the Edinburgh community theatre group that brings together the able-bodied and those with physical disabilities.
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