F LOVE is in the air...


a fairy story for the 905



Diva in assoc with the Tron 'sweeps you along like a good movie' THU 23 MAR-SAT 1 APR 8PM

Shakespeare meets Tarantino


ATC with The Hairy Marys 'tragicomic 5&M fantasy' WED S-SAT 8APR 8PM

Special £2 nights available find out more...

0141 552 4267 0141 227 5511



the John Wright Ceremony l’ M 50 BIG

’93 Fringe First winners’ (On The Verge of Exploding) new show. "Comic-tragedy that’s so simple it’s brilliant. Spellbinding."

6 to 8 April 8pm £6 (£3)





20 to 22 April 8pm £6 (£3)



Exquisiter visual solo show from award winning writer/director. "Uncommon talent complemented by astonishing vision."

28 to 30 April 8pm £6 (£3)



phone for full details

0131 226 5425


Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

llancy Sleekit and Howard’s Revenge Until Sat 25 Mar. 7.45pm. £6 (£4). Two Fringe First~winning plays brought together by Fifth Estate. Nanev Sleekit is a witty 19th century monologue by James Smith. about a woman and her series of husbands. rediscovered and adapted by Donald Campbell. Howard 's Revenge won Campbell a Fringe First ten years ago for its recreation of the life of the actor/manager J.B. Howard.

The 1995 Puppet and Animation Festival Sat 25 Mar—Sat 15 Apr. This annual puppet frenzy has now spread itself across the Central Belt. but still has a strong focus at its old Netherbow home. Continuing its role as champion for the art of puppet theatre. the festival is heralding itself this year as ‘notjust for the kids‘. Theatre Rotto‘s puppet/live action version of DH. Lawrence‘s Odour of Chrvsanthemtmrs is amongst several productions aimed at the adults.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Until Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm. Various mats 2.30pm. £6.50—£23.50. The early Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice hit continues its long post-London run with Home and Awav's David Dixon in the lead role. Energetic performances even if the plot seems a little thin.

I ROYAL LYOEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street, 229 9697. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC, W8. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Waiting for Godot Until Sat 1 Apr. 7.45pm. £4.50—£ 14. Sat mat 3.15pm. Student stand-by tickets available for £4 on Wednesdays from 6pm. Samuel Beckett‘s compelling and enigmatic modern classic is brought to the tnain stage by artistic director Kenny Ireland with Tarn Dean Burn and Eric Barlow in the cast. See review.

I ST ORIOE’S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W3. G. C]

Fonnbeeee Thurs 30 Mar. 2pm and 7.30pm. £2. Full Face Theatre Company dip into Blackpool in the 30s. the songs of Fortnby, saucy seaside postcards and one or two modern trends with the grannies and grandads of Gorgie celebrating the Gie It Laldy Festival for older folks. Everyone welcome.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hatnilton Place. 226 5425. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA] I’m So Big Thurs 6—Sat 8 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£3). New show from Told By An Idiot. the creators of 1993 Fringe smash ()n The Verge oflirploding. once again directed by Trestle‘s founder John Wright. See preview.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C]

Marisol Until Sun 26 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£4/£2). The European premiere of a play by leading Hispanic American playwright Jose Rivera who brings magical realism into New York city in an apocalyptic nightmare drama. Philip Howard directs this Traverse production which stars Pauline Knowles. Michale Nardone and others.

The Best OI FebFest Until Sun 26 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Second chance to see some of the best work that appeared in the recent new writing festival organised by Edinburgh University Theatre Company. Call box office for details of which shows have been selected.

Disappeared Wed 29 Mar-Sun 2 Apr. 8pm. £8 (£4). Winner of last year's Mobil Playwriting competition. Phyllis Nagy's latest play pieces together the mysterious evean leading up to a young woman's disappearance from a rundown bar in New York. See preview.

Brilliant Traces Wed 5—Sun 9 Apr. 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 A is for Abba Bittersweet musical comedy set against the backdrop of a 70s West Coast small town and seen through the music-filled memories of four old friends at a scth reunion 2| years later. Brought to you by Take Two production whose previous successes include Salon Janette and The Yellow Rose. For further info call 0141 334 9015.

Curnbemauld Theatre Fri 24 Mar. 7.45pm.

Birgit/ale Complex. (.‘astlentilk Mon 27 Mar. 7.30pm.

Larkjield Centre, Goran/till Tue 28 Mar. 7.30pm.

Dalmarnoek Community Centre Thurs 30 Mar. 7.30pm.

Paisley Arts Centre Fri 31 Mar~Sat I Apr. 8pm.

Mite/tell Theatre, (ilasgow Tue 4--8 Apr. 7.30pm.

Tour Continues.

I Brilliant Traces New Glasgow based company Diva team up with Tron Theatre and director Caroline Hall to present a tale of loneliness and soul searching featuring a runaway bride who meets up with a reclusive stranger in an Alaskan wilderness. Contact 0141 552 3748 for details.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow Until Sat I Apr. 8pm.

'I‘raverse Theatre, lz'dinhurgh Wed 5 Apr—Sun 9 Apr. 8pm.

Tour continues.

I Coming Apart The latest production from the new-writing specialists Annexe Theatre Company is by Bob Adams and takes a darkly humorous look at spare-part surgery as two very different men await transplant surgery. More details from 0141 945 4444.

The Village Hall, [fast Kilhride. Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm.

B_vre Theatre. St Andrews Mon 27—Tue 28 Mar. 8pm.

Westhnrn 'len Hall, Ca/nlnislang Wed 29 Mar. 7.30pm.

NA CDU Arts Centre, .S‘pringlnn'n Thurs 30 Mar. 7.30pm.

Cultural Centre, Bells/till Fri 31 Mar. 8pm.

I liaroun and the Sea of Stories Benchtours returns home from the Netherlands with its lively. fluid and entertaining adpatation of Salman Rushdie‘s fantasy comic tale. More details on 0131 225 4651.

Drama Centre at the Rams/torn, Glasgow Until Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm.

I’loekton Hall, Kyle ofl.oehalsh Mon 27 Mar. 8pm

The Ceilidh Place. Ullapool Tue 28 Mar. 8pm.

Ballaehulish Village Hall Wed 29 Mar. 7.30pm.

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen Thurs 30 Mar—Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm.

Tour continues.

I Satar So Far A collaboration between Fablevision and Theatre Action Group. from New Delhi. this play by Chris Ballance bridges the generation gap between one family‘s roots in rural India and their new life in contemporary

Scotland. Performed by a multi-cultural cast of Asian dance artists and Scottish- Asian actors. More info from 0141 425 2020.

Cottier Theatre. Glasgow Fri 24 Mar. 1.30pm (plus workshop); 8pm.

[Euro Youth Against Racism. Dunoon Sat 25 Mar. 2pm.

Annette St Primary, Glasgoit' Mon 27 Mar. 9.20am (plus workshop).

Deans Theatre, Livingston Tue 28 Mar. 7.30pm (plus workshop).

[fast K ilhride Arts Centre Wed 29 Mar. 11am (plus workshop).

'I'ranttt'av. Glasgott' Thurs 30—Fri 31 Mar. 8pm.

lair/(field Centre. (Iltlstfoit' Tue 4 Apr. 7.30pm.

Uppersprirtglands. l’erth. Wed 5 Apr: 2pm. 'Iour continues.

DANCE mantis-

Dance 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. Dance Listings compiled by Ellie Carr.

I Cottier Theatre 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.

The Studio Performance Group Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A characteristic evening of music. dance and words from the Studio Group with special guests Fabrice Maufrais (formally with Scottish Ballet) and Joanna Tope (last seen in A Taste ofHonev at the Citz).

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 551 1. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C].

The Holy Body Tattoo/[e Cane Des Lombes Double Bill Fri '24 Mar—Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm/9pm. £7 (£3). Last chance to sample some new international dance talent before New Moves Across Europe disappears from the face of Glasgow for another year. Poetry and A poealvpse comes from young Canadians Hol)‘ Bod)” Tattoo who believe that experiences leave an indelible mark on the soul just as tatoos are etched on the skin. Another Canadian outfit Le Carre Des Lombes bring Du Souffle de sa 'Iourntente. .l 'ai Vu the haunting new work from independent choreographer Daniele Desnoyers whom Nikki Milican has finally lured to New Moves.

New Moves/Scotland On Sunday Round Table Discussion Fri 24 Mar. 3pm. Free. A discussion on the independent dance sector between Canadian/Quebecois and Scottish choreographers. promoters and the public. with Richard Mowe. arts correspondent at 8.0.5. as chair. lfyou wish to reserve a place contact Jill Scott or Nikki Milican on 0131 221 8898.

I EOIHBUROH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Swan lake Until Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2pm. £4.50—£25. Galina Samsova updates the classic dying swan routine with designer costumes and set by Jasper Conran.

I OULHARS 46 Queen Charlotte Street. Egyptian Belly Dancing Workshop Sat 25 Mar. 2—5.30pm. £15 (£12). An introduction to basic belly dancing using videos and demonstrations and a chance to try the steps out for yourself. Women should wear skirts and bring a scarf for the hips and two yards of fabric for a veil. For further info call Hilary Thacker on 0539 731268 for details.

58 The List 24 Mar-6 Apr 1995