Tarantino. classic musicals and original material.

Don Juan Fri l7 8: Sat l8 Apr. 7.30pm. £9 (£5.50). See New Shows. page 61 and Touring.

The Clearing Tue 2l (82 Wed 22 Apr. 7.30pm. £9 (£5.50). See Touring.

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l3/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: l-. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. ll.

Ariadne Auf Naxos 'l‘liu to at Sat 18 Apr. 7.15pm. £9—£45.5() (£7—£42.50). See Classical & ()pera listings. page 58.


Morningside Road. Ticketliiie: 220 4349. Usher Hall. Assembly Rooms and King‘s Theatre box offices or Church Hill Theatre 30 minutes before performance. Fiddler On The Roof Until Sat 18 Apr. 7.30pm; Sat tnat 2.30pm. £7.50 (£6.50). Classic Jewish musical based on several tales by Sholeiii Aleicliiin and notable for showstopping toon ‘If I Were A Rich Man'.


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2 Leven Street. 220 4349. ’I'I'. [Accessz R. 1.. Facilities: WC. IR. 0. C. Help: A. AA] Headsets for Infra Red System for hard of hearing available from front of

Tartuffe Until Sat l8 Apr. 7.30pm; Sat mats 2.30pm. £3.25-—£l5 (concessions available). Fresh from BtiI/vkixvttnut'l. Stephen Tompkinsoti stars in Moliere's

famous satire on religious hypocrisy.

My Fair Lady Tue 2 I—Sat 25 Apr. 7.30pm. £6—£lO.50. Concessions available. Musical version of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmrilimi. made famous by the film starring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn.

The Goodbye Girl Tue 28 Apr—Sat 9 May. 7.30pm. £9.50—£20; Wed & Sat mats. 2.30pm. £12. Based on Neil Simon‘s Academy Award-winning movie. this romantic comedy stars Gary Wilmot and Matti Webb as two people who accidentally rent the same flat. Hilarity


Grindlay Street. 229 9697. TT. [Accessz P. I.. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Closed Suns.

Clay Bull Fri l7 Apr—Sat 2 May. 7.45pm. £7415 (concessions available). Free night Thu l6 Apr. Kenny Ireland directs the world premiere of Scottish playwright Stewart Conn‘s Cluv Bull. Iii I950s Edinburgh. a strict middle-class father is so ashamed of his daughter and her illegitimate child that he banishes them to South Africa. Once abroad. the son is taught by Joseph. a black man. but racial tensions soon surface. See preview. page 60.

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Orwell Terrace. 346 I405. [Access: PPA. I.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C] Closed Suns. Ticketline: 220 4349.

The Passion Of Kaspar Hauser Fri )7 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£5). The story of Kaspar Hauser. discovered iii Europe in the l800s with no concept of language and rumoured to be of aristocratic lineage. is told in this piece combining masks. puppets and eurhythmy.

Me And My Friend Tue 2 l—Fri 24 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A darkly comic look at the lives of four recently released psychiatric patients as they cope with the terrors of everyday life. Expect madness. murder. sex and Ford Granadas.


34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Hel :AAI

An y 8t Edie Mon 20-Thu 23 Apr. 8pm. £6.50 (£3). See New Shows. page 62 and Touring.


Cambridge Street. 228 I404. Tr. [Access: I.. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C] Closed Mons.

Passing Places Until Sat 25 Apr (not Mott 20). 8pm. £8 (£4). Free post-show discussion Thu l6 Apr. See Touring.

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.' .' '3‘ «ML-z. :. .f :4 Les Ballets Tfocltadero De Monte Carin The American, all-male drag ballet troupe performs hilarious pastiches of ballet classics like Swan Lake, mixing up traditional movements with retro pop dancing. Yankee doodle dandy. See review, page 63 Edinburgh: Festival Theatre. V Passing Places Stephen Greenhorn‘s 'road movie for the stage‘ -— centring on two Scots lads taking a journey through their country and their psyche - is rolling out on tour, starting at it's original home at Edinburgh's Traverse. Touring. The Clearing Helen Edmundson‘s powerful and moving drama of loyalty and betrayal during Oliver Cromwell’s ethnic cleansing of lreland, given its Scottish premiere by Stellar Quines company. Touring. Clay Bull Stewart Conns new play gets its world premiere at the Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum. A young, unmarried woman, living in 19505 Edinburgh, is banished to South Africa by her family when she becomes pregnant. There she and her son make friends with a native African, but racial tensions swiftly follow. See preview, page 60. Andy 8: Edie Fireraisers theatre company presents their fast-moving performance of Andy Warhol's Factory years and his relationship with Edie Sedgwick, his first 'superstar'. Listen out for some top tunes by the Velvet Underground. See New Shows, page 62. Touring.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh's main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues, can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews.

Thursday 23 Friday 24 Saturday 25 Sunday 26 Monday 27 Tuesday 28 Wednesday 29 Thursday 30 taunth Waiter/13th Nighglhimh Waiter/Hui Nighi Dumb Waiter . i 2 l3th Night/Still Gamei l3ih Night/Still Game t3th Night/Still Game Arches , l Eastwood Th _ i __ V __ ~ - _ - o g I 1 King 5 Tartan Army l 'I'ai‘tan Anny ' Tartan Army 'I'at tan Arms 'Iai Ian Aim} Talk“) Arm) Tartan Army Tartan Army l l " - - - Theatre Royal Don Juan Don Juan Don Juan Don Juan Don Juan i Don Juan .. l c I Doorways Ierways ~ . j l Church Hill has Ballets Trockadeni - - Shaw“! Festival "1 My Fair Lady M_v i:.lll' Lady My Fair Lady (ioodhye Girl Goodbye Gill 0”“th Gm Clay Bull l ‘Iay Bull l Clay Bull (.‘lay Bull Clay Bull Clay Bull Clay Bull Royal Lyceum Me And My Friend : Me And My Friend . i ' ' ’"—"“I—”—‘_“'““““ ““ "“" _ " T“ " "T’ : Andy & 5a.. 1 - 1 - - _ i - - g - - Th Workshop Passing Places 1 Passing Places Passing Places 3 - 1

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