The piece explores how feelings carried over from childhood influence our sense of the wider world. Wm! R03 is the work of Spanish dance sensations Increpacion Danza. The piece takes its name from a women‘s prison in Barcelona. a starting point for a show full of the passion. energy and rhythmic force of flamenco. See New Shows. page 62.

New Moves: Paper Back 8: Coraje, Escena 13 Fri 13 & Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). In Paper Brick Glasgow-based Kultyer Dance Theatre blend contemporary techniques with street dance to explore issues surrounding cultural identity. In Cortije. Esr'emt l3 Spain‘s Provisional Danza use the characters frorn Brecht‘s Mother Courage to create a tense. dramatic spectacle about war. sexual antagonism and women‘s courage in extreme situations. See New Shows. page 62. New Moves: Solos Bi lch Werde Deinen Schatten Essen Tue 17 & Wed 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Young Finnish choreographer Virpi Pahkinen. a veteran of Ingmar Bergman's theatre productions. presents the British premiere of Solos which has excited audiences and critics across Europe. Company Nude Ants perfom the second piece. which traces a cycle of love. life and the history of human development.


New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. ]Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

One 8: Sign Of The Times Fri 6 8; Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Kokuma Dance Theatre. well known for their vibrant. exciting. contemporary work which aims to tear traditional African/Carribean dance out of the museum and thrust it back into modern life. presents a brand-new double-bill. One. choreographed and performed by Patrick Acogyny. explores modern society‘s obsession with adrogyny; whileSign Oj'T/te Times. created by world class French choroegrapher Flora Thefaine. examines the dehurnanising effects of technology. See review. page 65.


ADAM HOUSE THEATRE Chambers Street. 650 8200 (after 6.30 m). Mocliinpott Fri 6 Mar. 8pm. £4 (£2). Peter Weiss‘s comedy performed in German by students from Edinburgh University's Department of German and Russian.

Oliver Twist Wed II—Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). GRADS. Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group. perform Archie Alexander‘s stage adaptation of Dickens‘s classic novel of kids in hats running about nicking hankies. What? You want more! Okay. there's some bloke called Fagin in it too.

Reliving old traumas: Death And The Maiden at the Bedlam Theatre


2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. (Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. C. Help: AA]

Death And The Maiden Tue lO—Sat 14 Mar. Tue 7pm; Wed—Sat 7.30pm. £4 (£3.50); EU'I'C members £3. Edinburgh University Theatre Company present Ariel Dorfman’s tense psychological thriller. set in the aftermath of an oppressive political regime. The first night will be followed by a forum featuring a guest lecturer from Amnesty International.


14 New Street. 558 7604.

Bash And Bliss Thu 19 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Double-bill. Edinburgh Youth Theatre Group present Bash. asking how divided Edinburgh is. Bliss Theatre perform Split Down The Middle. an exploration of attitudes on the Bliss housing estate. See Frontlines. page 3


Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access; 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. 'I'I'. Help: AA]

American Bagpipes Fri 6-Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat 14 Mar mat 2.30pm. £9. A fast-paced comedy by Scottish writer lain Heggie which takes an energetic look at family reunion. The Nauldies are the family from hell -- dysfunctional. daft and strangely familiar. When they meet up after ten years. they are shocked to find that Patrick. the son. has written a book all about them. See New Shows. page 64.


Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. Tickctline; 220 4349. Tickets also available. from Assembly Rooms. Usher Hall. Queen‘s Hall and King's Theatre box offices.

The School For Scandal Thu 5~Sun 8 Mar. 7pm. £8 (£4). Encore Productions presents Sheridan‘s comedy. All profits donated to Waverley Care AIDS :I‘rust.


13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

Boogie Nights Tue l7—Sat 21 Mar. Times vary. £6—£20. A new musical starring Shane Ritchie. The prospect of Ritchie being directed in a skin-flick by Bun Reynolds may be delicious. but sadly is simply not true. This tale ofa Jack The Lad looking for a break on the night that Elvis dies shares no more than its title with Paul Thomas Anderson’s porn epic. Packed with classic disco toons if not with thirteen- inch choppers.


233 Cowgate. 226 6550.

Geraldine McNulty a Lynn Ferguson Fri 13 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£6). See New Shows. page 63 and Touring.


2 [even Street. 220 4349. 'IT. [Accessz R. 1.. Facilities: WC. IR. G. (7. Help: A. AA] Headsets for the Infra Red System for hard of hearing are available from front of house manager.

Fame Until Sat 14 Mar. 7 30pm. Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm. £1().50—-£ 19 it). Inspired by the Academy Award- winning movie and lcotard-tastic TV series. Fame. the musical lets the audience share the highs and low s of those talented kids at the New York School 01' Performing Arts. You‘ll believe legwamiers are cool.


43 Hiin Street. 556 9579, (Access: ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. W3. H. (i. C Help: A. AA]

Highland Myths 8: Legends Fri 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). George MacPherson lets rip with yarns in this event coinciding with the launch of a collection of stories from the oral traditions of crofting communities.

The Bones And The Flesh Fri 6 Mar. 1(130am-430pm. £15 (£8). A day of practical techniques for developing and enhancing storytelling skills. With Allan Davies.

Storytelling Step By Step Fri 13 Mar. I0.30am-«l.30pm. £15 0.8) Barbara McDerniitt leads a workshop exploring story selection. sourcing. learning and presentation.

PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Accessz R. 1.. Facilities WC. WS. G. C]

Summer Holiday Until Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm. ‘v'ed and Sat mats 2 30pm.

£ III-£22.50 Darren Day steps into (‘lifi Richard's celluloid shoes for this hit musical. Swinging 60s ltepc;tts,1)on and his friends set off for France in a red double-decker. but plans are changed when they meet foxy musical trio Doh Rel) Me.

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