Brian Glover in Theanterbury Tales at The King’s Theatre. Edinbugh
leaking from Every Orifice Wed 22—Sun 26 Jun. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). A lesbian has a baby by a gay man in Claire Dowie's off- beat look at women‘s bodies. sex. tnen. doctors and childbirth. See preview.
The Wishing Tree Wed 29-Sun 3 Jul. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Touring.
This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone number for each company should you require more information.
I Being Frank A singer obsessed with Frank Sinatra is the subject of First Base Theatre‘s new musical that naturally takes the opportunity to run through a few numbers by 01' Blue Eyes. Alan Vicary‘s play was well received when it was first seen on the Edinburgh Fringe last year.
St Bride '3 Centre, [Edinburgh Fri 17 Jun. 01d Athenaettm Theatre Mon 20-Tue 21 Jun.
Carnegie Hall. [)unjermline Thurs 23 Jun. C umbernauld Theatre Fri 24—Sat 25 Jun. I Desperate Journey TAG's ﬁrst full- length dance piece tells the story of the Highland Clearances. Choreographed by Andy Howitt with original music by Alasdair Nicolson and Gaelic singing by Christine Primrose. Details on ()41 429 2877.
Mothenvell Theatre Fri 24 Jun.
I The Wishing Tree Wiseguise Productions presents another new play by Martin McCardie whose Damaged (iaads proved popular last year. This one tells the story of a Lanarkshire village whose ancient traditions are put under threat by the onset of the Industrial Age. See review. More details on 031 557 5918. Paisley Arts Centre Sat 18 Jun.
East K ilhride Arts Centre Thurs 23—Fri 24 Jun.
Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine Sat 25 Jun. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Wed 29 Jun—Sun 3 Jul.
Dance perionnances 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. Dance Listings
compiled by Mark Fisher.
I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]
Auditions Sat l8—Sun 19 Jun. 10am-6pm. . Scottish-based dancers with professional
skills and some experience of
-_ improvisation are being sought to get
involved in a performance project that will run 1 Aug—10()ct with Mark Murphy. Jamie Watton and Fiona Edwards. For more details of how to audition call Sarah Hill on 031 226 4676. Jonah Touching Jonah Thurs 23--Sat 25 Jun. 7.30pm. £6 (£2.50). Fiona Wright
5 ends a CCA residency with a performance based on the biblical tale of the
disobedient prophet. Also on show is a series of short solo works by local
performers with whom Wright has been working. See preview.
I COTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 339 9407.
The Tilton Caprice Fri l7—-Sun 19 Jun.
7.30pm. £5 (£3). A singer. a pianist and two classically trained dancers perform
| everything from 19th century ballet to the ‘ music of Michael Nyman in an evening of
intimate chamber pieces.
I HYHDLAHD SECONDARY SCHOOL Clarence Drive. Glasgow. Eurythmy Performance Tue 21 Jun.
The Wishing Tree. See Touring
7.30pm. £3 (£2). A display of the rhythmic technique developed by Rudolph Steiner who linked body movement to poetry and music.
I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A.
Triple Bill Wed 22—Sat 25 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Jazz. contemporary and classical pieces from the Dance School of Scodand.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 220 4348. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G]
Classical and Traditional Chinese Dance Workshop Wed 22—Thurs 23 Jun. 7pm. £5 (£3). Tina Chen and Chiu Ray Zhang introduce Chinese folk dance and music to this general-level class. Chen performs at St Bride‘s Centre on Fri 24 (see below). I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] The Scottish Ballet Wed 29 Jun. 7.30pm. £5.50-£30. ()ne of the greatest strengths of Edinburgh‘s newest venue is its large dance-friendly stage and the Scottish Ballet is the first to put it to the test in this 25th anniversary gala performance. ()n the bill is George Balanchine's Scale/t .S'v/nphmry. Jiri Kylian's Forgotten [and and Clark Tippett‘s Brueh Via/in (‘mtt'erta Na I. See preview.
I ST BRIDE’S CENTRE ()rwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]
Chinese Festival Dance Fri 24 Jun. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Tina Chen combines Chinese classical dance with European ballet.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA] Aurora Thurs 30 Jun—Sat 2 Jul. 8pm. Also Thurs 4pm and Fri 10.30am. £5 (£3). licological battle between nature and the city in Peoplekind Dance Company's latest show.
‘5 Comedy is listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed, provided that 1 details reach our offices at least ten
days before publication. Comedy listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club QT's Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499. 10pm—2am. £2. Diane Marsh appears in the gay cabaret
I The Comedy Stop Stepping Stones. West Bow. Grassmarket. 225 6520. 8pm. £4 (£3). Resident comperes the Bri Nylon Five introduce stand ups and live music in this newest of comedy clubs. See review. I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club QT‘s Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499. 8.30pm. £2. See Fri 17.
I Crackers Comedy Club The Fotheringay. Basement. 2| Nithsdale Road. Pollokshields. 423 1088. 8.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). One of the newest comedy clubs is already managing to attract some of the bigger names on the circuit and there should be laughs aplenty tonight with Phil Kay. David Kilby. Gerry Grant
(winner of the last Mayfest So You Think You're Funny competition) and compere Jim MacDonald.
I Comedy Club Negociants. I.othian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Student imprm'isational comedy at this popular late night haunt.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club: Maggie’s Blue Monday QT’s Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499. 10pm~2am. Maggie Raye hosts the gay cabaret.
I The Comedy Cellar The 13111 Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3 (£2). Local comedy plus headliner Lewis
Macl .eod as seen on 'l’V's (iimme Five.
I Cal’s Cod Supper Bar Miro. 36 Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475. 9pm. £3 (£2). Weekly comedy club competed by character comic Cal Tanner and featuring a regular quid-a-minute open mic slot.
I Scrodoni Motherweli (‘oncctt Hall. 8pm. £4.50 (£3.50). A journey into the paranormal with the poptilar hypnotist.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club QT‘s Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499. 10pme-2am. £2. Ventriloquist Suzy Starr throws her voice in the gay cabaret haunt.
I The Comedy Stop Stepping Stones. West Bow. Grassmarket. 225 6520. 8pm. £4 (£3). See Sat 18 above.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club (31‘s Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499. 10pm~2am. £2. See Fri 24.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club: Maggie’s Blue Monday QT's Bar. 2 Picardy Place.
. 556 0499. 10pttt—2attt. Maggie Raye hosts
the gay cabaret.
I Comedy Club Negmiants.1.othian Street. 2256313. 10pm. Student imprm’isational comedy at this popular late-night haunt.
WEDNESDAY 29 a
I The Comedy Cellar the 13m Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £5 (£3). More local stand-up plus London (‘ircuit New Act of 94. Ardal ()‘ilanlon.
I Madcap Comedy Club Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 8.30pm. Free. M(‘ Billy Bonkers crams in as many acts as he can in this new showcase for undiscovered talent.
I Cal's Cod Supper Bar Miro. 36 Kelvingrove Street. 3530475. 9pm. £3 (£2). Cal Tanner adopts another persona to introduce more comics and throws a quid- a-minute towards anyone with the nerve to try an open spot.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club: Maggie’s Blue Monday QT‘s Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499. 10pm—2am. Mind-bending entertainment from Damien the Hypnotist.
54 The List 17—30 June I994