Christopher Young's new play about the actor who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. Part of Febfest.

Eve Fri I6 Feb 6.30pm: Mon l9 Feb 8.30pm; Thurs 22 Feb l.45pm. Fri/Mon £4 (£3/£2); Thurs £3 (£2.50/£2). The world from Eve's perspective is the subject of this collaborative venture from like-minded performers. directors. dancers and musicians. What would language have sounded like if it had been spoken by Eve‘.’ Here's yottr chance to find ottt. Part of Febfest.

Find Your Perfect Man Mon I9 Feb 6.30pm; Weti 2| Feb 1.45pm. Mon £4 (£3/£2); Wed £3 (£2.50/£2). The I.ambrusco-fuelled antics of the office Christmas tlo cotne centre-stage in Allan Radcliff's new play. Part of Febfest. lcebound Fri lb Feb 8.30pm; Tue 20 Feb |.45pm. Fri £4 (£3/£2); Tue £3 (£2.50/£2). Greg Dawson Allen turns to the time-tested disaster formula for this tale of a |9th century Scottish whaling ship icebound in the midst of the Arctic Sea. Part of Febfest.

So Duick, So Clean An Ending/loss Sun IX Feb b.30pm; Wed 2| Feb 8.30pm; Thurs 22 Feb b.30pm. £4 (£3/£2). A double-bill frotn Stephen Maslin —- billed as ‘two tragi-comic prophecies offering a vision of a world to come'. Part of Febfest.

Making Love Sat l7 Feb 8.30pm; Tue 20 Feb (3.30pm; Thurs 22 Feb 8.30pm. £4 (£3/£2). A black comedy by Alex R. Evans set in the cafe society of Edinburgh where six people (only six‘.’) are looking for something a little like love and a lot like sex. Part of Febfest.

Speaking in Tongues Sat l7 Feb l.45pm'. Tue 20 Feb 3.30pm. Sat £3 (£2.50/£2); Tue £4 (£3/£2). New drama frotn Angie Johnson that looks at what happened to the quarter of a million women who lived in religious orders before the Reformation of the English Church. Part of Febfest. Every Dog has his Day Sat l7/Wed

2 l—Thurs 22 Feb. llptn. £2.50 (£2). Not one. not two. bttt three writers penned this comedy stage-play about a grovp of young actors who cotne unstuck as they try to bring Tarantinc's cult Reservoir Dogs to the stage. Part of Febfest.

Crap Gags, Dirt Cheap Fri tb/Fri 23—Sat 24 Feb. llptn. £2.50 (£2). Crazy Edinburgh-based improvising comedy troupe Theatresports. with a promise of environmentally unsound. late-night revels fuelled by alcohol. cholesterol and tobacco. Part of Febfest.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 ll55. Ticketline: 220 4349. Dne-Act Play Youth Festival Fri 9 Feb.

7. l5ptn. £2. One-act play frenzy organised by the Scottish Community Drama Association and to include Edinburgh People's Youth Theatre itt Willy Russell‘s Oar Day Out. Forth Children‘s Theatre in Derek Bowskill‘s Burn Up and Edinburgh Young Theatre Company in Chris Adams's The Factory Children.

One-Act Play Festival Sat |() Feb.

7. |5pm. £4. More single-act plays. this time from the grown-up contingent ofthe SCDA (see above) with the never knowingly undersold John Lewis Players itt Anthony Booth‘s Deadline Dawn. the DDMC in a version of Gogol‘s The Nose atttl Edinburgh Gaelic Drama Group in Norman M. fvlacDonaltl's Not Long '1711 AI!()I'ITl’l‘L:.

Dne-Act Play Festival Tue 20 Feb. 7pm. £2. More single-act plays. this time from local community drama organisation SWRl.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: 1.. Facilities' WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Guys and Dolls Until Sat to Feb. 7.30pm; Tlturs mat 2pm; Sat tuat 2.30pm. £3.25—£23.50. Damon Runyon‘s legendary no-goodgangster-meets- goodie—goodie-Sally-Army-girl musical brings the Save-a-Soul Mission and a stageful of razzle-dazzle to Edinburgh courtesy of llaytnarket Theatre. Leicester. Corazon Flamenco Tue l3-‘Sat 17 Feb. 7.30pm. £4.25—£ 19.50. See Dance and Frontlines.

Whistle Down the Wind Tue 20—Sat 24 Feb. 7.30pm; Thurs tnat 2pm. £4.50-£l2.50. National Youth Music Theatre present the musical based on Mary Hayley Bell's novel and Richard Attenborough‘s age-of-innocence film about three Lancashire chums who're hiding Jesus in a barn. away frotn the eyes of their unsuspecting parents.

I GEORGE SQUARE THEATRE Edinburgh University. Tickets and information 229 mu l.

I The Great Divorce Wed )4 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). West Midlands Touring Company Salttnine Theatre. make a one-off visit to Edinburgh to perform CS. Lewis's classic drama inspired by the famous William Blake poem The Marriage oj‘Heaven and Hell.

I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 220 4349. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. WS.

H. G. Help: AA]

Nutcracker Until Sat l0 Feb. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £5.25—£ I950. See Dance. Beauty and the Beast Wed l4—Sat 17 Feb. 7.30pm: Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm. £2—£ l 8. Teen-dream of yesteryear David Essex returns to make music (and lyrics) for the ()lympic-standard Russian All- Stars in this spectacular £3 million musical ice ballet.

I HETHERBGW ARTS CEHTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Booking for Febfest events through Bedlam Theatre box office: 225 9893. [Access: ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

A Wooden Silence and Tears Fri )6 Feb 7pm; Mon l9 Feb 9pm: Thurs 22 Feb |.30pm. Fri/.‘vlon £4 (£3/£2); Thurs £3 (£2.50/£2). Young feminist Rachel tries to piece together the life of her late grandmother and stumbles

across something far more precious than the details of history. Part of Febfest. M’lady Malade Sat l7 Feb 7pm; Wed 2| Feb 1.30pm. Sat £4 (£3/£2); Wed £3 (£2.50/£2). New drama from Zet'ynthia l-iat‘ris which winds the lives of three historically disparate women Mary Queen of Scots. the Virgin Mary anti an anonymous modern woman into a single play. Part of Febfest.

Me, tier and the Gooseberry Sat l7 Feb l.30pm; Thurs 22 Feb 9pm. Sat £3 (£2.50/£2); Thurs £4 (£3/£2). Archie Lowe‘s play. inspired by a visit to a Glasgow restaurant and the real-lie episode that was to unfold at the adjoining table. Part of Febfest.

Duietly Insane Fri In Feb 9pm; Tue 20 Feb 7pm. £4 (£3/£2). Subtitled ‘A Suburban llousewife's Tale'. .len 'l‘hornlon’s play is billed as a black Comedy about a woman whose only road out of suburbia is to kill her husband. Part of Febfest.

Still Waiting/Why a Unicorn Mon l9/Thurs 22 Feb 7pm: Wed 2| Feb 9pm. £4 (£3/£2). Two complementary monologues from Fiona Crisp and .lames llavlin. dealing with love and disappointment from the point of view of both sexes. Part of Febfest. Trapped/Vampires/Just Watching Us Sal l7/l‘ue 20 Feb 9pm; Wed 2| Feb 7pm. £4 (£3/£2). Three short plays from writers Gunlog Nildin. Craig ()xbrow and CG. Kunz. each dealing with the extremes of human emotion. Part of Febfest.

OLD TOWN HALL Musselburgh. Tickets

from Brunton Theatre: 665 2240.

Catch the best theatre this fortnight.

I Travels With My Aunt Bizarre but highly seductive adaptation of Graham Greene's I969 novel. which proves that you're never too old to grow tip. Giles Havergal adapted. co- directed and stars. See review. Citizens" T/Ieull’e. Glasgow.

I Of Mice And Men Kenny lreland directs his Lyceum company in John Steinbeck's own dramatisation of his Depression tragedy. in which two itinerant fartu labourers live itt pursuit of a dream. See preview. Royal l._\‘('(’lllll. lz‘tlinhtngh.

I Doctor Faustus Christopher Marlowe's patchy but often magnificent depiction of temptation and damnation. as a scholar makes the ultitnatc trade—in with the devil. Presented by the dynamic Sheffield- based Compass Theatre (.‘ompany. Tron 'I'llealre. (ilas'gott'.

I Road Movie Gay Anglo/.»\tnerican company Starving Attists return to Scotland with their semi- autobiographical monologue. Englishman goes west in search of Californian son. .'II'('ll(".\' Thea/re. Glasgow

I Comedy: John Shuttleworth Sensible encounters of the Botttetnpi kind with this hardworking entertainer from the north of England. Guaranteed free front 'I'rat'nspom'ng-style patois. 'Ii'at'erse Thea/re. lilinlnn‘g/I.

be found in the listings above.

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