get their turn at the one-act plays.
SWRI tine-Act Play Festival Wed I9 Feb. 7.30pm. More short plays from the Scottish Community Drama Association. I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l3—2‘) Nicolson Street. 529 ()000. (Access: l.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]
Variété Until Sat 8 Feb. 8pm (Sat mat 3pm). £4.50-£l4.50 (£5.50-£ l 2.50). The man with the cheekiest smile in showbiz. Lindsay Kemp returns to prove there‘s life in the old trouper yet. The maverick dancer/actor/director has collaborated on shows and films with everyone from amateur performers to David Bowie. Derek Jarman and Kate Bush. causing outrage and delight wherever he goes. I’urie'lt‘ is Kemp's first show to he created in Britain since his self-imposed exile to Italy two decades ago. and is a typically dream-like musical set in a docklands fairgrotmd in 30s Hamburg and co- starring Kemp's regular star actress. Spain's Nuria b’loreno.
Six Characters In Search Of An Opera Sun 9 Feb. 7. l5pm. £7 (£5). See Opera & Classical listings.
Women On The Verge 0i lliiT Mon 10—Sat I5 Feb. 7.30pm. £5—£I2.50 (£5.50—£I().50). Ireland's Dubbeljoint Productions return to Scotland after their Mayfest hit last year with this hilarious. hard-hitting. wrinkles 'n' all tale of mid- life crisis. Anna and Vera are the two women whose annual trip to see hero croonster Daniel O'Donnell becomes a journey into the vortex of women over 40. Men in the audience may feel outnumbered. but if you want to know how women really talk in the locker room. now's your chance.
Bugsy Malone Tue lB—Sat 22 Feb. 7.30pm; Thurs mat 2pm. £4.50—£I2.50 (£2.75—£o.25). The 20s gangster movie parody tnadc for small people in big suits. performed by the acclaimed National Youth Music Theatre.
I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 220 434‘). [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Nabucco Mon I0—Tue ll Feb. 7. l5pm. £I()—£30 (cones available). See Classical & ()pera listings.
The Cherry Orchard Tue lX—Sat 22 Feb. 7.30pm: Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm.
£ l 2.50~£l7.50 (concs available). The Royal Shakespeare Company turns its attention to one of Anton Chekhov‘s finest and best-known plays. a bittersweet chronicle of the end of an era on a country estate. This production by artistic director Adrian Noble has been highly acclaimed in London. See preview. page 57.
I GUEEH MARGARET COLLEGE
C orstorphine Theatre. Clenvood Terrace. 3l7 3546.
Miss Julie Tue 4—Fri 7 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2): first night £2. August Strindberg's late-19th century tale of forbidden sex across the class barrier. performed by third-year drama students at QMC.
The School For Scandal Wed l2—Sat is Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2); first night £2. Third-year drama students at QMC tackle Sheridan's classic I8th century comedy of high society and affected manners.
I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 22‘) 9697. [Access: P. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Closed Suns.
Rebecca Fri 7 Feb—Sat l Mar. 7.45pm (mats Sat 15/Wed I9/Sat 22 Feb 2.30pm). £I—£l5. Daphne Du Maurier’s famous mystery of love. marriage and treachery becomes a classic costume drama in this stage adaptation by Clifford Williams. presented by the Lyceum company and guest director Philip Franks.
I ST BRIDE’S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 I405. [Accessz PPA. 1-. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C] Closed Suns. Ticketline: 220 434‘).
Electra Tue I I Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). Small-scale touring classical drama specialists Actors Of Dionysus. present Euripides‘ fast-moving tale of bloody murder and revenge.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: 1.. Facilities: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C] Closed Mons.
Passing Places Until Sun l6 Feb. 8pm. £8 (£4; £2.50; £2). Post-show discussion Thurs l3 Feh. Young Scottish writer to watch. Stephen (ireenhorn follows up work for 7:84 Theatre Company and
February 8pm 27/85
Tongues 7:84 & Birds of Paradise Wed 26 February, 7.30pm Thu 27 February, 1pm
1 '1 y; . i 1. Abigail’s Party
Mon 3 - Sat 8 March 7.30pm 26/21
NEW STREET, PAISLEY
Visible Fictions with his first play for the Traverse: ‘a road movie for the stage‘. Directed by the Traverse‘s resident assistant director John Tiffany and designed by Neil Warmington (Angels In
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An African Caribbean Dance Theatre Company of Today presents
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THINK NO EVIL OF US My Life with Kenneth Williams
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America). the play features Kenneth Bryans. Paul Hickey. Veronica Leer and Colin McCredie. and features a live soundscore with electric guitar by Mick
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This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres. More Iniormatlon can
For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere in this section. Performances shown in brackets are free or cheap previews.
Thursday 13 Friday 14 Saturday 15 Sunday 16 Monday 11 Tuesday 18 Wednesday 19 Thursday 20 Bouncers Bouncers Bouncers — - The Zoo Story The Zoo Story The Zoo Story The Country Wife The Country Wife The Country Wife — — The Country Wife The Country Wife The Country Wife Miss Julia Miss Julia Miss Julia - - Miss Julia ‘ Miss Julia Miss Julia Conversation With . . . Conversation With . . Conversation With . . . - — Conversation With . . . Conversation With. . . Conversation With . . . Tongues 'l‘ongti_e_s__ ' - _ — — Gone Fishing Gone Fishing Gone Fishing Bottom Live 3 _ Bottom Live 3 Bottom Live 3 - — — - - See Classical & Opera See Classical & Opera See Classical & Opera See Classical & Opera See Classical & Opera See Classical & Opera lSee Classical & Opera See Classical & Opera The Planet Suite - - — - — — - Blackden Blackden Blackden Blackden — — - - Women On The Verge Women On The Verge Women On The Verge — - Bugsy Malone Bugsy Malone Bugsy Malone — - m“ -7 — — - The Cherry Orchard The Cherry Orchard The Cherry Orchard Riverdance Riverdance Riverdance — Riverdance Riverdance Riverdance Riverdance Rebecca Rebecca Rebecca - Rebecca Rebecca Rebecca Rebecca Passing Places Passing Places Passing Places Passing Places - — - — — — - - - The Nest The Nest The Nest
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