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Morningside Road. Ticketline: 220 43-19. Uslter Hall. Asserttbly Rooms and King‘s Theatre box offices or Church Hill Theatre 30 minutes before performance. Chaos Tue 7-vSat ll Apr. 7.30pm: Sat mat 2pm. £5 (£3.50). Children from the Stephanie May School of Dance demonstrate their progress.

TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 H04. [Access: l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Cl

Wipe Out Thu l()— Sat l8 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Free post-show discussion Thu l6 Apr. Scottish performance/dance group Anatomy present this piece in which choreographer and performer Marisa Zanotti asks ‘How do you know you are here'." using video projection as the only source of light. Contains nudity. See review. page ()0.



Kildrurn. Cumbernauld. 01236 732887. Tl". [Accessz PPA. l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Bruce Morton A Sense Of Balance Thu 2 Apr. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). See Touring. Unpacking Theatre Tue 14 Sat ts Apr. £3 per session. A week of theatre workshops offering the opportunity to work with Scottish talent. including recerttly hitched 'Iir‘egart star Blythe Duff. Call for details.

Don Juan Thu to Apr. 7.45pm. £4. See Touring.


Catttclon Road. l‘alkirk. (H.324 506850. The Carpenters Story Sat 4 Apr. 8pm. £8 (£7). The melodic but ultimately tragic story of one of the world's most popular groups is told in words and music by Phil Aldridge and Claire Furley.

To a pounding sixt es soundtrack featurin (.0 Reed, Bob Dylan an fir: Velvet Underground, riii: stunning new multi-media production reveals the outrageous world of Andy Warhol and his beautiful doomed superstar Edie

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Getting the weight off his mind: Bruce Morton 'fesses up in Sense Of Balance

Crazy For You wed l5—Sat 18 Apr. 7.30pm; Sat mat. 2.30pm. £6.50 (£5.50). The famous Gershwin musical should be just as enjoyable an extravaganza in Falkirk as it was on Broadway. Get ready for glitz. glamour and pzazz.


University of Stirling. Stirling. 0l786 46l08l. (Access: P. PPA. l.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (3]

Leaves Among Thorns Until Sun 14 Jun. Not Mons. Noon-5pm. Free. l()U Theatre present an installation which retells some of the Grimm Brothers' fairy tales in an innovative way. A colourful forest of trees is installed in the MacRobert Studio. each with its own story to tell in its own way. The leaves are covered in words and rich images from the stories. and a soundtrack of rustling foliage. birdsong and distant thunder adds to the atmosphere. See Kids listings. page 83.

Rob Roy MacGregor Sat 4 Apr.

I lam~2pm. £2.50. See Kids Listings. page 83.

George's Marvellous Medicine Tue 14 Apr. llatn & 2pm. £2.50. Norwich Puppet Theatre present a colourful and energetic adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale of George. who invents a special potion to turn his Gran into a kindly old lady. Something we could all do with. See Kids listings. page 83.



University of Stirling. Stirling. 0l78() 4610?“. [Access: P. PPA. l.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Scottish Dance Theatre Fri 3 Apr. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). See Touring.


This section lists all future dates in the Central Belt of shows that are on tour.

The Bible: The Complete Word Of God (abridged) Having condensed both The Complete Works ()f.S’lrakes/n'are attd The ('o/tt/i/ele History (If-.‘llllt‘l'lt‘ll into hilarious 90-minute sprints. The Reduced Shakespeare Company take their scissors to The Good Book. Ecumenical questions such as ‘l)id Moses look like Charlton Heston'." will be addressed. See New Shows. page ()0.

Theatre Roval. (ilasgou'Tue l~I~Sat l8 Apr. 7. l 5pm.

Rova/ I.vt'eain. lit/in/noje/t Tue 2-Sat n Jun. 8pm.

Cinderella European Ballet presents their new ballet. an adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Directed by Stanislav Tchassiv. former principal dancer with the Bolshoi.

(ireenoe/t' Arts (int/(l Fri 10 Apr. 7.30pm. (Iaietv Theatre. Arr Stilt l2 Apr. 01292 ()Il 222/264 630. 7.30pm.

Don Juan Iain Heggie's adaptation of the Moliere sex comedy is performed by Glasgow‘s Theatre Babel. Thrill as Don

Juan says ‘up yours' to God. beds every woman he meets and comes to a sticky end. (‘amhernaald Theatre Thu 16 Apr. 7.45pm.

Brunton Theatre, Musse/lmrg/i Fri 17 Apr. 7.30pm.

i'llat'Roliert Theatre, Stir/int: Tue 21 & Wed 22 Apr. 7.45pm.

Tron 'l'lreatre. Glasgow Thu 23 Apr—Sat 2 May. 8pm.

Bruce Morton - Sense Of Balance Moving frotn the stand-up that made his name to a greater emphasis on storytelling. Glasgow comic Morton relates confessional tales of vertigo. mortality. aspiration and independence. (‘imrbernaalr/ Theatre Thu 2 Apr. 7.45pm.

A rt'hes Theatre, (Ilasgoir' Sat 4 Apr. 8.30pm.

I’aislev Arts Centre Fri 24 Apr. 8.30pm. Passing Places A tale of rites of passage on the road presented by Traverse Theatre Cornparty. Brian and Alex leave Motherwell for Thurso with a nicked surfboard and a Lada on its last legs. Pursued by Alex's crazy ex-boss. they travel the West of Scotland and journey through identity and language. Stephen Greenhorn's Passing I’lat'es. which was a sell-out success at the Traverse in I997. has a live soundtrack by Mick Slaven from The Leopards. See preview. page 59.

Travelis'i Theatre. Edinburgh Tue IJ—Sat 25 April (not Mon 20). 8pm. Previews Fri l0 & Sat ll Apr. 8pm.

Mar‘lx’olrert Arts Centre, Stirling Tue l2—Sat 16 May. 7.30pm.

('iliIen 's Theatre. (ilasgoit' Tue 26—Sat 30 May. 8pm.

Sabina A feel-good romantic comedy by Chris [)olan about what happens when a man falls in love with a woman who doesn‘t exist. Sandra Hamilton escapes her mundane life in a Scottish town by reinventing herself as Sabina Vasiliev. a Czech double agent. Leslie Finlay revives his acclaimed production. formerly created under the auspices of New Stage Theatre. Call Borderline Theatre. ()I 292 28] ()l() for details. Palace Theatre. Ktl/narnot'k Thu 2 Apr. 7.30pm.

Barr/le/i/ Pavilion. Lanes Fri 3 Apr. 7.30pm.

Scottish Dance Theatre Four pieces by Dundee-based Scottish Dance Theatre. which is finding its feet again. The works - Chiaroscuro. The Director's Cut. Play/all and The (Ilorv Bot add up to a solid show.

MaeRo/iert Arts Centre. Stirling Fri 3 Apr. 7.30pm.

Iiastrt'ooil Theatre. (i/asgotr' Sat l8 Apr. 7.30pm.

Tales Of Hoffman Fresh frotn the success of La I’ll/e Mal Galilee. Scottish Ballet presents Peter Darrell's adaptation of the romantic yarns by German fantasist FITA. Hoffman.

Theatre Royal. (Ilasgotr' Until Sat I I Apr. 7. l5pm.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre Tue 5—Sat 9 May. 7.30pm.