Thurs. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.50—£ 16.50. The new play from Arthur Miller. centring on a Jewish couple in Brooklyn. whose relationship falls apart after Kristallnacht. when Berliner Nazis went on a horriﬁc anti-Semitic rampage. See preview.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 55 l 1. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C].
A Dream Play Thurs 25-Mon 29 May. 7.30pm. £12 (£8). Extraordinary Quebecois director Robert Lepage directs this visionary production of Strindberg‘s myth-laden reverie for the Ingmar Bergman's Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. These are the only British dates. See feature.
Arc Until Sat 20 May. 8pm. Sat mat
2.30 m. £7 (£5). See Dance.
I T DH THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]
Tartuiie Until Sun 28 May. 7.30pm. Tue Sat mat 2.30pm. £5 (£2). Tue 23—Sun 28 May. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£3/£2.50). Liz Lochhead’s award-winning company Nippy Sweeties in another run of her popular rhyming Scottish translation of Moliere's masterpiece. Part of Mayfest. See review.
In Flagrant llelicht Until Sat 20 May. l0.30pm. £7 (£5). Two Scots with equal gift of the gab — poet/playwright/performer Liz Lochhead and singer/songwriter Michael Marra — get together round the old joanna for a spot of late-night cabaret and ‘rhymes with nae reason’. Part of Mayfest.
I ADAM HOUSE THEATRE Chambers Street. 650 8200 (after 6.30pm).
Hard Times Tue 23—Sat 27 May. 7.15pm. £4 (£3). The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group do Dickens as adapted by Stephen Jeffreys.
I BEDLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road. 225
9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. C.
lion Juan Until Sat 20 May. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£3). Edinburgh University Theatre Company with a hot blooded and passionate rendition of Tirso de Molina's version of the Spanish classic.
I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Wild Translations Fri l9 May. 7.30pm. £3.50—£9.50. See Dance and preview. The Magical World oi Musicals Sat 20 May. 4pm. 8pm. £5.50—£ 15.50. A star- studded roll-call of hit song and dance numbers from the West End. Broadway and Hollywood, with a cast that includes Lorna Luft. daughter of the late Judy Garland and Dave Willets.
Tango Variations Thurs 25 May. 7.30pm. £3.50—£9.50. See Dance and preview. Beyond The Fringe: An Audience With Jonathan Miller Sat 27 May. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£4.50). World-class theatre/opera director Jonathan Miller brings his wit and wisdom to the Festival Theatre in the year he retires as chairman of the Edinburgh Fringe and becomes its first president. The History of Mystery Mon 29 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Magic Circle vice- president Mac Wilson holds court on the mysterious art and colourful history of illusion. conjuring and legertlentain at the old Empire.
I KIHG’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 I201. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. Help: AA]
Bare Necessities Fri I9 May. 7.30pm. Sat 20 May 5pm. 8pm. £4.50-£12.5(). The King’s Theatre‘s string of visiting TV sit- com and soap stars continues as Geoffrey Hughes (Eddie Yates from Coronation Street). Jeffrey Holland (Hi-De-Hl) and Karen Archer (The Chief) get under the canvas in this saucy little camping comedy.
Outside Edge Mon 22—Sat 27 May. Mon-Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm. 8pm. £4.50—£l2.50. Comic capers in the clubhouse as Gareth (Nescafe) Hunt and
co-stars bring Richard Harris’s popular television cricketing comedy series to the stage.
Happy as a Sandbag Mon 29—Sat 3 June. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm. 8pm. £4.50—£l2.50. Former page three stunna Linda Lusardi stars with Ian Reddington (Tricky Dicky from Eastern/err) in this smash West End musical that takes a nostalgic wartime trip down memory lane. Popular songs and sketches from the 40s.
I PLAYHDUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [ACcess: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]
Hetum To The Forbidden Planet Until Sat 20 May. 5pm. 8.30pm. £6—£l8.50 (concessions available). Cult show that places Shakespeare’s Tent/test in a zany sci-ft universe stuck on a cheesy SOs/60s soundtrack.
Andrew Newton Sat 27 May. 8pm. £5. You're getting very. very sleepy . . . another round of audience members slip under the inﬂuence of this popular stage hypnotist.
Singing in the Rain Tue 30 May—Sat 8 July. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £6.50-£l7.50 (concessions available). Paul Nicholas does that famous splashing through puddles thing in this all-time hit musical. directed here by Tommy Steele. I DUEEH MARGARET COLLEGE Corstorphine Theatre. Clcrwood Terrace. 317 3546.
The Hostage Fri 19 May. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). The Third Year company at QM present Brendan Behan‘s durable drama about a young cockney soldier held hostage in a Dublin lodging house for an IRA man due to be hanged in Belfast.
Table Manners Wed 24—Sat 27 May. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). The second part ofthis mini-season by QM third years with the classic Alan Ayckbourn farce that forms part of his Norman Conquests trilogy.
I RDYAL LYGEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Oleanna Until Sat 27 May (not Sun).
catch the best atom this fortnight.
I Broken Glass Latest play by Jewish New Yorker Arthur Miller, about a Jewish couple in New York whose marriage falls apart when anti- Semitism breaks out in I938 Berlin. Theatre Royal. Glasgow.
I Tall Tales for Small People Edinburgh company Cornmunicado do not disappoint in a simple but lively and imaginative collection of traditional stories adapted by Gerry Mulgrew for fantin audiences. Children '3 Festival, Edinburgh. and touring.
I Dance: Tango Variations London- based Laurie Booth brings his company to Edinburgh for the first time with a show inspired by Argentina‘s most erotic groove. Edinburgh Festival Theatre.
I Child-lover Flawed but beautiful folk-tale retold in an exotic mixture of words, music and dance by ambitious Scots/Canadian company Theatre Cryptic. Arts Centre, Paisley; Theatre Workshop. Edinburgh.
This grid Includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main 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 [.7_.;,7,:,_.:,;:7§I:.-3 cabaret and music events see appropriate Ilstlngs. Performances shown In brackets are previews. __ Thursday 25 Friday 26 Saturday?! Sunday 28 Monday 29 Tuesday 30 Wednesday 31 g] Thursday 1 - — —- — — — Trouble with Frank — - Grand Night for Singing Grand Night for Singing — - 5 _ — _ — - Fallen Angels Asylum! Asylum! See Jazz — — - Child Lover - — See Opera — - ; Broken Glass Broken Glass Broken Glass A Dream Play A Dream Play A Dream Play A Dream Play A Dream Play ‘ — — — a Tartuffe Tartuffe Tartul‘fe 'I‘artuffe - — - - v See Dance See Classical Beyond the Fringe — History of Mystery See Rock See Comedy See Light Outside Edge Outside Edge Outside Edge — Happy as a Sandbag Happy as a Sandbag Happy as a Sandbag Happy as a Sandbag - - Andrew Newton — - Singing in the Rain Singing in the Rain Singing in the Rain Oleanna Oleanna Oleanna — - ; - - Importance . . . Child-Lover Child-Lover Child-Lover — Fallen Angels Fallen Angels 13qu Breadmakers The Crucible The Crucible The Crucible The Crucible - — - -
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