EDINBURGH DRAMA ]
Musselburgh. ()()5 2240. [Accessz l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. ll. (3. C. 'l'l‘. Help: AA]
American Bagpipes t7nnl Sat 2| Mar. 7.30pm. £9 (£5.50). A fast-paced comedy by Scottish writer lain Ileggie. taking an energetic look at family reunions. 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. their son. has written a book all about them. See reviews. )age ()I.
Owen O Neill — Off My Face Hi 20 Mar. l0.3()pm. £9 (£5.50). See Touring. CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. Ticketline: 2204349. Usher Hall. Assembly Rooms and King‘s Theatre box offices or Church Hill Theatre 30 minutes before peformance. The Servant Until Sat 2l Mar. 7.30pm £5 (£4). The Makars and l)Ml)C present a production of Robin Maugham‘s play. best known in the film version starring Dirk Bogarde.
One Act Finals Thu 26 Sat 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £5. The Scottish Community Drama Association presents the best one- act plays from the Borders. lidinburgh. Falkirk. Fife. l.othians and Stirling districts. The Wizard Of OZ Wed l~Sat 4 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £6 (£4.50). Forth Children's Theatre presents the classic story of Dorothy. Toto and friends. See Kids listings. page 84.
EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE I3/2‘) Nicolson Sheet. 52‘) ()000. [Access: l.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]
Boogie Nights lintil Sat 2l Mar. Times ' vary. £o--£20. A new iiiusical starring Shane Ritchie. The prospect of Ritchie being directed in a skin-(lick by Burt Reynolds may be delicious. but sadly is simply not true. This tale ol a Jack The Lad looking for a break on the night that Elvis dies shares no more than its title with Pattl Thomas Anderson's porn epic.
GORGlE/DALRY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
22 McLeod Street, (.iorgic. 337 3252. The Three Little Pigs Mon 30 Mar. |0.30am. £2. Part of the Puppet & Animation Festival. See Kids listings. page 84.
2 l.even Street. 220 4349. 'I'l‘. [Accesst R. I.. Facilities: WC. IR. 0. C. Help: A. AA] Headsets for Infra Red System for the hard of hearing are available from front of house manager.
White Horse Inn Until Sat 2! Mar. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £7»-£l().50. See Classical & ()pera Listings. page 54. Carousel Tue 24~Sat 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £8-—£I2 (£7 --£l l ). Local amateur group Edinburgh Music Theatre Company present the classic musical by Rodgers & Hammerstein.
Pulling the cart before the wars: Maggie Steed as Mother Courage at the Royal Lyceum
Patsy Cline: The Musical Mon 30 Mar-Sat 4 Apr. Mon-Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm & 8pm. £l l.50—£l5.50 (concessions available). An energetic musical playing tribute to the country music superstar
! who died in a plane crash in I963.
Features the classic songs ‘Crazy’. ‘Walking After Midnight' and more. NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (i. C. Help: A. AA]
The Ballad & The Story Fri 20 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). The Scottish Storytelling Centre delves into the heart of the Scots tradition.
PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. Cr. C]
Summer Holiday Unnl Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £l0--£22.50. Darren l)ay steps into 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 change when they meet foxy musical trio l)oh Reh Me.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE
Grindlay Street. 229 9697. ’l'l‘. [Accessz P. I.. Facilities: WC. WS. Ii. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Closed Suns.
Mother Courage And Her Children Unnl Sat 4 Apr. Not Mons. 7.45pm. Sat 2|. 25 & 28 Mar and Sat 4 Apr mats 2.30pm.
£ l—£ l5. In celebration of old Brecht‘sl00th birthday. Kenny lreland directs David l-lare‘s translation of his epic anti-war play
with songs. Played by Maggie Steed. Mother Courage is a profiteer at large during the Thirty Years' War. who turns war ittlo a business opportunity. to her ultimate cost. See review. page ()0.
ST BRIDE'S CENTRE
()nvell Terrace. 346 I405. lAccess: PPA. l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C] Closed Suns. Ticketline: 2204349.
All By My Own Sat 28 Mar. 1.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Ages 3—5. Quicksilver Theatre Company present a children's play in which ()nie rummages through a lifetime of luggage back to her childhood. See Kids Listings. page 84.
Ardmillan Terrace. 337 I971.
The Magdalene Wed 25~Sat 28 Mar. 7.45pm. £2 (£ l ). Edinburgh Youth Theatre performs a play by George Williamson. which commemorates Springwell House's past as a home for ‘fallen women'. established in 1870. The performers. aged l8--24. re-enact the life that once inhabited this long-gone institution. whose regime. though harsh. offered a welcome respite from walking the streets. ‘
TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. 'IT [Accessz l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]
The Clearing Thu l9-Sun 22 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£4). Preview Thu 19 Mar £4. See Touring and New Shows. page 58. Public workshop Sat 2| Mar. l lam—2pm. £1 1 (£6.50) including performance ticket. Free post-show discussion Sat 2l Mar.
i Chameleon Tales Tue 24 Mar. 7.30pm.
] Traverse Women Writers Group hosts a
l one-offevent of short performances and
i music in the Tray'erse Bar Cafe. Call Ella ; Wildridge or Hannah Rye on 0l3l 228 3223.
Boss Grady’s Boys Wed 25—vSun 29 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). See Touring and review. page ()0.
TRIANGLE ARTS CENTRE
Pilton. 467 7474.
Love, Death and Freedom Fri 20 Mar. 7pm. £ l. See Touring.
Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 225 5525. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G]
Release Through The Mask Sun 29 Mar. 10.30am—5pm. £20 (£ l 5). Ian Cameron hosts a one-off workshop in mask-work.
EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE
l3/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: l.. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. H. C. T. Hel ): A]
Peter Sc aufuss Ballet: Swan Lake Mon 23 & Thu 26 Mar 7.30pm. £5—£l() (£4--£l2); Thu mat 2pm. £3.75—£l2 (£2—£()). Choreographer Peter Schaufuss. best known for his work with English National Ballet. presents a ‘Tchaikovsky Trilogy‘. linking Swan Lake. Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker into a dream sequence. Sit-mi [xi/(C is performed as a nightmare. See New Shows. page 58. Continued over page
Maggie Steed in
Courage and Her Children
Tuesday — Saturday
13 March — 4 April at 7.45pm STUDIEN'I'S ONLY £5 TUES - THURS Box Office: 013 1 229 9697
Derby Playhouse (Io-production
Translated by David Hare
by Bertolt Brecht
20 Mar—2 Apr 1998 THE USTBS