THEATRE listings



EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. II. C. T. Help: A]

Giselle Until Sat 25 Oct. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2pm. £4.50—£22.50. Canada‘s top- notch provincial company Royal

Winnipeg Ballet visit Britain for the first

time in fifteen years with this dreamy

romantic classic. Star dancer livelyn Hart

shows how it‘s done at 41 (that's old in ballet years) in the title role of the girl- who-becotties-ghost Giselle. Part of Commonwealth Ifr/inhtirgh 97.

Tango Pasibn Tue 28 Oct—Sat 1 Nov. 7.30pm; Thu mat 2.30pm. £7- £19.50 (£5~£17.50). A dance club in Buenos Aires provides the setting for this music and dance extravaganza. which moves from the formal tango to a more pervasive continental style. Sensual and exotic. with technical mastery at work. See Frontlines. page 2.


Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: 1. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C] Closed Mons.

SeXual Fri 31 Oct 61' Sat 1 Nov. 8pm. £6

(£3). See Touring and New Shows. page 58.



Kildrum. (‘umbernauld 01236 732887. [Accessi PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Let's Kill Agatha Christie Fri 24 8; Sat 25 Oct. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£3). Local am- drams the Apex Players with a comedy thriller based round Agatha Christie wannabe Prudence Sykes.

Oppression Of The Innocent Thu 30 Oct. 7.45pm. £9 (£6). See Touring. Dead On The Ground Fri 3) Oct & Sat

1 Nov. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). A black farce about a man accidentally killed by a novice angel. brought to life by Hoipolloi Theatre‘s ingenious sense of physicality. Macbeth Mon 3—Wed 5 Nov. 7.45pm; Tue & Wed mat 1.30pm. £7 (£4). See Touring.


Livingston. 01506 433634. Three-Minute Hero Fri 24 & Sat 25 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The well regarded West Lothian Youth Theatre present this specially commissioned play.


University of Stirling. Stirling. ()1786 461081. [Accessz P. PPA. 1.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G]

Seizer Fri 24 8; Sat 25 ()ct. 10.30pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.

Masks Wed 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£4). See Edinburgh Dance.

Le Mariage De Figaro Wed 2‘) Oct. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). The comic but wise servant Figaro attempts to outwit his unscrupulous master. a cheeky blighter who sets about trying to seduce Figaro's missus on their wedding night. Performed in French by an international cast.

Jeremy Hardy Fri 31 Oct. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). See Comedy.

Youth Ballet Of Scotland Sat 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). See Edinburgh Dance. Gang Show Wed 5—Sat 8 Nov. 7.30pm. £4—£6 (£3—£4.50). A cast ofover 100 Stirling Scouts and Guides perform the 10th Anniversary Gang Show.

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University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. [Access: 1’. l’l’.-\. 1.. R. Facilities: , WC. WS. H. G. C]

Masks Wed 29 ()ct. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£4). Kokuma Dance Theatre Company combine traditional and contemporary African and Caribbean dance to tell the

Flying Music byon an MS Productions inc.

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Tues 28 Oct to Sat 1 Nov

Tickets from £7




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See it Hear it Feel it

exciting and moving story of a community seduced by the mysterious powers of a mask.

Youth Ballet Of Scotland Sat l Nov. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). The young students perform a divertissement of excerpts from their repertoire including Giselle. Coppelia and The Nutcracker.


This section lists all future dates in the central belt of shows that are on tour.

D.A.R.E Edinburgh's Theatre Workshop presents this highly-politicised piece of theatre about a group of radical disabled activists and their fight for the right to exist. The play came out of a disabled theatre development project and is a collaboration between Theatre Workshop director Robert Rae and leading disabled activist. actor. writer and director Nabil Shaban. Call Theatre Workshop. (1131 226 5425.

7i'tlltt)t'(l_\‘, Glasgow Until Sat 25 Oct. 8pm.

East Kilhritle Arts Centre Thu 6 Nov,

8 m.

Tiie Gun Scottish company Wildcat. which has long earnt its stripes. returns with a new production billed as a 90s urban Scottish musical. Played out against a backdrop of funk. hip hop. R&B. ambient and blues with a cast of young Scottish performers. it tells the story of Sando and Lees. of love. aICopops. murder and crosswords. For more information call Wildcat on 0141 420 315 1.

(Ireenoek Arts (iitih/ Tue 28 Oct. 7.30pm. St Bride's Centre. [Edinburgh Thu 30 & Fri 31 Oct. 7.30pm.

ll’hiteha/l Civic Centre. Hamilton Mon 3 Nov. 7.30pm.

Albert Halls. Stirling Tue 4 Nov. 8pm. Cant/rushing Institute. (ilasgow Fri 7 Nov. 7.30pm.

Cottier Theatre, (ilasgow Tue 11—Sun 16 Nov. 7.30pm; mats Wed 12 & Thu 13 Nov. 1pm.

Tillage Theatre. [fast Killrt‘irle \Ved 19 & Thu 20 Nov. 7.30pm.

Macbeth Shakespeare modernisers theatre babel return with their pared- down but intense version of the bard's Scottish tragedy. For more information call theatre babel on 0141 226 8806. Cunt/rer'naah/ Theatre Mon 3-Wed 5 Nov. 7.45pm.

Paisley Arts Centre Thu 6 8: Fri 7 Nov. 7.30pm.

.1Ittt'Rrrln'i'tArts ('enlre. Stirling Tue 1 1 & Wed 12 Nov. 7.30pm.

.~\'et/ter/)ow Arts Centre. lit/inhtirg/t Thu 20—Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm.

Molly's Collar 8i Tie Full scale production of a piece by the company of the same name. formerly shown as a work-in-progress. which provides an examination of the diverse experiences of gay and lesbians through the ages. From the court of King James VI to 19th century New York to present day Scotland and a woman caught between her kids and her lesbian lover. See New

Shows. page 58 For more information call Waiting For Glasgay!. 0141 353 1454. Part of Waiting For Glasgav.’

'l'ron, Glasgow Wed S—Sun 9 Nov. 8pm. Paisley Arts Centre Tue 1 1 Nov. 7.30pm. Oppression Of The Innocent Inspired by the fairy tale of Snow White. this hypnotic new dance~drama has been adapted using traditional symbolism and narrative techniques from the ancient classical performance-form of Kathakali. harking back over 400 years to the temples of Kerala in South India. For more information call venues.

St Bride's Centre, [Edinburgh Sat 25 Oct. 7.30pm.

(ilasgoii- Sehool o/Art Tue 28 Oct. 7pm. Ctmthernatthl Theatre Thu 30 Oct. 7.45pm.

Redefining Dundee-based Scottish Dance Theatre present a new double-bill of (.‘ltiarosearo. a fast-flowing cinematic piece exploring contrasting states of light. shadow and reflected light. choreographed by new artistic director Janet Smith; and Red/Dead: The Director ’s Cat. Alan Greig's distinctive and dynamic work of strong. shifting moods. free-flowing athleticism and ironic commentary. See New Shows. page 58. For more information call Scottish Dance Theatre on ()1382 229 500.

Tron Theatre. (ilasgow Fri 31 Oct & Sat 1 Nov. 8pm.

Brttnton 77teatre, Mttssellmrgh Fri 7 & Sat 8 Nov. 7.30pm.

Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh Fri 14 & Sat 15 Nov. 7.30pm.

Seizer Boilerhouse Theare Company revives its exploration of the media obsession with (and public hunger for) exploitative Oprah-style confessional. drawing parallels with the public spectacles of the Roman limpire. For more information call Boilerhouse on 0131221 1677.

MaeRo/iert Arts Centre. Stirling Fri 24 & Sat 25 Oct. 10.30pm.

TI'UIIIH'UV Theatre. (ilasgow Thu 30 Oct—Sat 1 Nov. 8pm.

SeXual lixtremes of sexuality and the explosive results of sexual fantasies gone haywire are examined through the experiences of four male characters in this provocative piece. choreographed by Alan Greig. and presented by X‘Factor dance company. See New Shows. page 58. For more information. call venues. Part of Writing For (ilasgav.I

li'arersr Theatre. lir/inlmrgh Fri 31 Oct & Sat 1 Nov. 8pm.

Tron Theatre, (I/asgoii' Sun 2 Nov. 8pm.

l’ais/e_v.-'1rts Centre Tue 4 Nov. 7.30pm.

Wallace's Women Castlegate Rep presents the world premiere of a comedy

which combines music. dance and drama

in a celebration of the 700th anniversary of Wallace‘s battle for freedom. looking

at six women who featured prominently

in his life.

Lana/“k Memorial Hall l'ntil Sun 26 Oct.

' 7.30pm. £5 (£3).

Smith .‘lltisen/n it“ (iallerv. Stirling Fri 31 ; ()ct--—Sun 2 Nov. Fri & Sat 7.30pm. Sun

2.30pm. £4.

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