contemporary Iiuropean plays designed to i, make us see cltildren in a different light. First off the mark is this two-parter play from Dutch writer Ad de Bont. which tells : of a thirteen-year-old boy from Bosnia who flees to a refugee home in Amsterdam. Hitler’s Childhood/Grace Fri 17 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£5); Apex price £5.50 (£4.50). The second leg of Oxford Stage Company's programme Making the Future (see above). Hitler's Child/mm] by Swedish playwright Niklas Radstrom. is an encounter with Hitler on the day of his birth. Grow. by Belgian writer Ignace Cornelissen. takes us to a world where adults play like children. la Tulipe Moire Sat 18 Nov. 7.45pm. £6 (£4.50); Apex price £5.50 (£4). Studio theatre. Spirited Northumberland-based company with its roots in l’arisian tnime school. Theatre Sans Frontieres. take Alexandre (T/ll't’t' .lluskuteerr) Dumas' 17th century masterpiece [.41 Tull/re Nuire on a typically raucous. romantic adventure made for the stage. See preview. The Seal Wife Fri 24 Nov-Sat 25 Nov. 7.45pm. £6 (£4.50); Apex price £5.50 (£4). See Touring and review.

This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone number for each company should you require more information. I The Seal Wife Following great success with Susan Yankowitz's Night Sky last year. energetic lemme-driven company Stellar Quines take on Sue [turn/(reels

' Glover‘s tale. inspired by the legend of the mysteriotts ‘Seal l’eople‘ or ‘Silkies'. See review. Call 0131 557 8954 for furtlter information. [Ii/till iii/It'tlfl't'. (I/rta‘gmt‘ Until 8111 13 NOV. 8pm. PHAT/("V Arts Centre Thurs 23 Nov. Spin. ,Ifttr'lx’n/n'rt Arts Centre. Stirling Sat 25 Nov. 8pm.

Street. 229 9697. [Acessz P. L. Facilities: 1 WC. WS. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Hamlet Until Sat 2 Dec (not Sun). Mon-Sat 7.45 pm. Matinees: Sat 18. Wed 22. Sat 25 Nov 2.30pm. £4—£l3. Young Scottish actor Tom McGovern leads the cast in the resident company's fast-paced and impressively designed production. See review.

I ST BRIDE’S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]

The Golden Masque of Agamemnon Tue 2S—Thurs 30 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Edinburgh and Lothian Youth Theatre take on the Greek legends in this contemporary reworking of T/lt‘ Curse of the House of’Atreus by John Wiles.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Road to Nirvana Fri 24 Nov—Sun 17 Dec (not Mon). Free preview Fri 24 Nov. 8pm. £8 (£4). Drugs. greed. sex and power in Hollywotxl. Leading American playwright Arthur Kopit leaves no silver-screen indulgence ttnturned in his cutting satire on the business of movies. movies. movies played here by the 'l‘raverse Theatre Company. See preview.

Class Act Tues 2S- Wed 29 Nov. 2pm. Free. Your chance for a sneak prey iew on tomorrow’s playwrights, with two afternoons of short plays written by I.othian secondary school pupils and directed and performed by professionals.

I MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 46 108 l. [Access: I’. PPA. 1.. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. O]

Mirad, A Boy from Bosnia (Parts One & Eleven) Sat IS. 7.30pm; Wed 15. 2.30pm. £6 (£5); Apex price £5.50 (£4.50). Under the banner .‘l/uknre l/lt‘ l’ttture. Oxford Stage Company present three

directed by andy arnold adapted by andrew dallmeyer

music by slam

Wed 22 Nov—Sat 9 Dec Tickets £6.00/£3.00'8.00pm

'basea' on the classic horror film'

Ticket Centre. Candlriggs 0141 227 5511 j Arches. 30 Midland St, Glasgow 0141 221 9736.”

Dance performances and classes are

listed by city, then alphabetically by

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venue. Shows will be listed, provided

that details reach our offices at least ten

days before publication. Dance Listings 1

compiled by Ellie Carr.

I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Runner Wed 22—Thurs 23 Nov. 7.30pm.

£3 (£l). Glasgow-based choreographer

Marisa Zanotti pays tribute to the human will to survive in this dance/slide and video projection piece inspired by Brian Keenan‘s best-selling autobiography Art Ifi'il Crud/tire. See Frontlines.

I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G]

Great Moments of Purcell - and Blow

Sttn 19 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). [ix-Michael Clark dancer and accomplished choreographer in his own right. Matthew Hawkins, brings his Fresh Dances ("troop to Glasgow with this contemporary spit) on the work of the 17th century composer Purcell. Part of Assembly Alive! Springboard Fri 24 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The first itt a series of events showcasing the vital sparks of new Scottish dance. Springboard gives you three brand-new short pieces frotn promising young Glasgow-based dance duo Kultyer Dance Theatre (Paul Joseph and l’auline Smith);

41 west nicolson street cdinbu 1‘in (0131) 667 6676

Cafe MormSct 10.300rn 5 30pm Bistro Wed—Sat 5.30pm -- l0.30pm

simple good taste

Sprlngboard: Paul Joseph of Kultyer Dance Theatre keeps his hand In at the Dance Base/Assembly Alive! weekend of new dance

Wee Too (Gillian Love) and Iithelinda I.asnley-Jolinstone and Winifred Jameson. Part of Assembly Alive! in association with Dance Base.

Gaining Ground Sat 25 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). More homegrown contemporary dance. this time with a double-bill: bizarrely~tnonikered new cotnpany Tears Before Bedtime with Ito/test; and well- established local talent Brigid McCarthy (of Incognita) with a new solo work based on a performer's-eye-view of a performance. Part of Assetnbly Alive! in association with Dance Base.

Taster Day Sun 26 Nov. Noon—4pm. Free. Always wanted to dance but never had the courage to squeeze into Lycra? Dance Base gives you the chance to put on the till. without putting on the lights. with this day of ‘taster' sessions in everything from jam. and contemporary to Latin American. Part of Assembly Alive! itt association with Dance Base.

Not the Christmas Show Sun 26 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Ballroom. Your local dance emporium presents a toe-tapping. touche-shaking line-up of pieces from all the dancers who‘ve attended Dance Base classes this year. Part of Assembly Alive! in association with Dance Base.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Peter Pan Tue 28-Sat 9 Dec. 7.30pm; Thurs mat l.30pm. £4.50~£30. Scottish Ballet get out the flying apparatus for the one about the boy who didn't want to grow up. Adapted frotn J.M. Barrie's classic tale with choreography by Graham Lustig and music by Iidward McGuire of

folk outfit The Whistlebinkies.

Adapted by Tom McGrath Translated by Ella Wildridge


Directed by Iain Reekie

Tuesday to Friday 21 -24 November 7.I5 pm New Athenaeum Theatre, RSAMD, lOO Renfrew Street, Glasgow (32 3DB

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TICKETS £3.50 (Cones £2) Box Office 0141-332 5057



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