Jeanette Winterson‘s novel Staring The Cherry.

September In The Rain Thurs t3 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

PACE Bock Shops Performance Fri 14 Apr. 7pm. £4 (£2). l.ocal performers between the ages of l 1 and 21 provide the entertainment in a musical comedy show after five days spent in the outrageously popular PACE spring workshops. Brilliant Traces Sat 15 Apr. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Touring and review.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. 1

[.Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. “S. H. C. AA]

The Plough and the Stars Uniil Sui 8 Apr. ;

7.15pm. Sat mat 2.15pm. £4.50-£16.50. Highly acclaimed production of Sean O'Casey ‘s play set iii the tenements of Dublin during the 1916 uprising.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11.6. C].

lAn Gaisgeaclt/The Hero Until Sat 8 Apr. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4.50). lnverness-based company Invisible Bouncers present a rich blend of Doric dialect. Gaelic arid English language and dramatic visuals in

this tale where the character of Macbeth is f

reclaimed as a Scottish hero. See touring and review.

I TROH THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. 11.0. C. Help: AA]

Venus and Adonis Until Sat 8 Apr. 8pm. £7.5()/£6 (£3/£2.50). Actors Touring Company team tip with equally radical Hairy Marys and lend a contemporary edge to Shakespeare's sexiest poem. Design by the award-winning Stewart l.aing.

Disappeared Tue 1 l—Sat 15 Apr. 8pm. £7.50/£6 (£3/£2.50). Phyllis Nagy. winner of last year‘s Mobil Playwriting competition. with a new play piecing together the mysterious events leading up to a young woman's disappearance from a rundown bar in New York. See review. Diary of a New York Dueen Tue lS—Sat 22 Apr. 8pm. £7.50/£6.5() (£3/£2.5()). Adapted by cit-Tramway main man Neil Wallace. directed by Lucille O'Flanagan

' Finley as Nicky. the young queen and fashion slave who embarks on sex. shopping and scandal-ridden voyage of self-discovery.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 1 155. Tickets available from

L Queen's Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices

and J. and A. Cruickshank or Harvest

Garden (opposite theatre).

. Oklahoma! Tue 1 l—Sat 15 Apr. 7.30pm.

£5.75 (£4.75). Sat mat 2.30pm. £5.25

(£4.25). Edinburgh Young Theatre stage a

rollicking version of the Rodgers and

i Hammerstein musical.


Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: 1..

Facilities: WC. W5. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

1 Ken Dodd Laughter Show Sun 9 Apr.

' 7.30pm. £7.50—£l 1. See Comedy.

3 A Night At The Cotton Club Sun 16 Apr.

7.30pm. £4.50-£12.50. See dance.

: I KING’S THEATRE 2 l.even Street. 229

1201. [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS.

7 11.0. Help: AA]

Dumbstrucit Mon 10—Sat 15 Apr. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat Spin/8pm. £4—£11.50. Rab C.‘s screen wife and

woman of the moment Elaine C. Smith

. and starring the wit and wisdom of Harold

and Jimmy Chisolm star in David Kane‘s hilarious. award-winning drama about wannabe 60s rock star Johnny Ramone. iiot Shoe Shuffle Mon 17~—Sat 22 Apr. Mon—Sat 7.30pm; Sat 5pm and 8pm. £2.50—£16.50. New tap musical show that revives the good old days of Gershwin. Ellington and Fats Waller in finger snappin‘ splendour. direct from its sell-out UK premiere in London‘s West End. Believe Tue 1 1 Apr. 7.30pm. £3 (£1). Tickets from 337 1971. Edinburgh Youth Theatre in a new show directed by Mark Hamilton using mask. gesture and song to describe their tale of the self-proclaimed prophet of St Kilda. I HETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. 1.. . Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

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. Call the Netherbow for details of puppet shows. animation films and workshops in your

I PLEASAHCE The Pleasance. 221 0401. The Magical Musical Touri‘hurs 20 Apr—Sat 22 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£3). Tickets from 553 1676 and 555 0709. Edinburgh- hased amateur theatre company Frog Prince Productions with a revue of hit numbers from the big musicals of the past twenty years. sI ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. [Access: P. 1... Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA]

The Cowk Storm Fri 7—Sat 22 Apr (not Sun). 7.45pm. Sat 15 and Wed 19 mat 3.15pm. £-i--£l~‘i. The first ever stage production of Nancy Brysson lvlorrison‘s novel about three women coming of age in a remote 19th century parish. adapted by young Scottish playwright Colin MacDonald. See preview.

I ST CUTHBERT’S PARISH CHURCH l.othian Road. 229 1142.

Dirty Deed in Jerusalem Wed I2 Apr.

12.45pm. Admission free. A modern

Catch the best theatre this fortnight.

I Disappeared Phyllis Nagy’s absorbing. humour-laced play about a restless young woman who meets a lonely misfit in a shabby New York bar, leaves with him and is never seen again. The question is: why? Tron Theatre, Glasgow.

I Brilliant Traces Another collision of incompatible personalities, this time in Alaska, where a bride with cold feet hotfoots it from Arizona to the white wastes of the north to disrupt a recluse‘s lifestyle. Touring. I The Double Classic conSpiracy- theorist fodder in Dostoevsky's tale of a man usurped by a malignant version of himself. A grotesquely gothic adaptation brimming with visual surprises. from Citz regular Jon Pope. Citizens' Stalls Studio. Glasgow.

I The Cowk Storm Television writer Colin MacDonald makes his stage debut with an adaptation of Nancy Brysson Morrison’s dark coming-of- age tale about three sisters and a snow storm. Royal Lyceum Theatre. (Edinburgh.

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