Rock ’n' roll scars: Joshua Henderson in The Chic Nerds at the Traverse
Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]
Summer Holiday Until Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £10—£22.50. Darren Day steps into Sir Cliff Richard’s celluloid shoes for this hit musical. Swinging 60s hepcats Don and his friends set off for France in a red double-decker. but plans are changed when they meet foxy musical trio Doh Reh Me. See review. page 63.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE
Grindlay Street. 229 9697. TT. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA]. Closed Sun.
Juno And The Paycock Until Sat 7 Mar. 7.45pm. Sat 21. Wed 25. Sat 28 Feb & Sat 7 Mar mats 2.30pm. £7—£15. Sean 0' Casey‘s play is an Irish classic. dealing with the social hardship and political turbulence of 1920s Dublin. Juno Boyle tries to keep her family together against the odds. but everything changes when a handsome lawyer arrives on the scene with some startling news. See review. page 62.
ST BRIDE'S CENTRE
Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W3. G. C]. Closed Sun. Ticketline: 220 4349.
Don Juan - oder die liebe zur Geometrie Wed 25 & Thu 26 Feb. 7.30pm. £3. A five-act play in German by Heriot-Watt University’s German Theatre Society. It translates as Don Juan — Or The Love ()fGeometn'. with the infamous womaniser portrayed as an intellectual.
THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: AA] The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband Fri 20 & Sat 2| Feb. 8pm. £6.50 (£3). Heretic Theatre revives its production of Debbie lsitt's dark comedy of adultery. in which Kenneth. facing a mid-life crisis. decides to relive his youth by intitiating an affair. However. his wife knows very well that revenge is a dish best served cold. Albertine. In Five Times Tue 24-Sat 28 Feb. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£3). See review. age 63 and see Touring.
e Hansel Gretel Machine Mon 2
Mar. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3). See Touring.
TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. TT. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C]. Closed
The Chic Nerds Until Sat 7 Mar (not Mons). 8pm. £8(£4). Edinburgh writer Ronan O' Donnell‘s first play gets its world premiere. Dragged kicking and screaming to a baronial mansion in the
Highlands by their manager. rock band
The Chic Nerds search for the elusive spark which made them famous. Reaching beyond sex. drugs and rock 'n‘ roll. the play explores the identity behind the public persona of the young f rontman overwhelmed by a mani ulative industry. Dutch 8: Flemish Win ows On The World Sat 21 Feb: talk by Judith Herzberg. 3pm. £1.
Rehearsed reading of The Wedding Party by Judith Herzberg. 7.30pm. £1.
Sun 22 Feb: Rehearsed reading of The Black Pole by Karst Woubstra. noon. £ 1. Encounter with Karst Woubstra and Arne Sierens. plus performed reading of Drummers by Arne Sierens. 3pm. £1.
WESTER HAILES EDUCATION CENTRE 1 The Greenway. 458 3267.
An Actress Prepares Mon 23 Feb. 7.30pm. £1. See Touring.
Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]
One 8: Sign Of The Times Wed 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £7 (£4.50). See Touring. SeXual Fri 27 Feb. 7.30pm. £7 (£4.50). Fantasies spiral out of control as four men are caught in the extremes of sexuality. The X-Factor dance company presents this forceful work. an exploration of the hidden areas of male sexuality: man as sexual compulsive. voyeur and predator.
Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 225 5525. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G]
Miranda Tufnell Wed 4 Mar. 2—4pm. £10 (£7.50). A legendary figure in the field of contact release. Tufnell is taking a workshop in release technique and improvisation. Suitable for those who have a strong sense of body awareness.
EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help:
The Chippendales Mon 2 Mar. 8pm. £lO.50—£15. Has your appetite for well- oiled gyrating male flesh been whetted by The Full Monty? What better way to shake off those Monday blues than a good old scream as the all-American beefcakes perform their latest spectacular stage show.
Cuttin' A Line Tue 3 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£5.25). See Touring.
ST BRIDE'S CENTRE
Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C] Metacorpus Tue 3 & Wed 4 Mar. 8pm. £4 (£3). Exploring the human body and its transformations from childhood to old age. Metacorpus presents insight into the human body and spirit. The company adopts a new approach to choreography. using the costume as the starting point for the work. See Frontlines. page 4.
Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 01236 732887. TT. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Still Game Fri 20 & Sat 21 Feb. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.
A Night Of Glasgow Humour Fri 27 & Sat 28 Feb. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£3). Three one-act comedies from the Apex Players. all with a Glasgow theme. depicting various aspects of life in the Dear Green Place. The plays are Richard Hodge’s In A Spin. John Watson's The Lookalike and George H. Cummings‘s You 're Looking 01d Tonight.
MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE
University of Stirling. Stirling.'01786 461081. [Access: P. PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G]
The Hansel Gretel Machine Tue 3 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). See Touring.
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BRUNTON THEATRE Fri 27 FEB 7.30pm
Box Office: 0131 665 2240
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THE MACROBERT Tue 10 MARCH 7.30pm
Box Office: 01786 461081
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