Burning love: newly-wed bliss is shattered by sinister firemen in Communicado's touring farce, Fire In The Basement

Swan Lake Tue l5—Sat 1‘) Sep. 7.15pm. £4.50-£30 (concessions Tue-Thu. 25% off). Sat mat 2.15pm. £4.50-£16. The St Petersburg Ballet presents this interpretation ochhaikovsky‘s masterpiece.


Boogie Nights Mon 14--Sat 1‘) Sep. Mon—Thu 7.30pm. Fri—Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm. £10—£20.50 (cone available). Shane Ritchie stars in this musical full of all the classic songs from the era. Grease Tue 22 Sep—Sat 10 ()ct. 7.30pm. Wed. Thu & Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£23 (conc available). The 1978 smash-hit resurfaces on stage with Luke Goss

Fredrick's First Kiss Sat I: Sep. 8pm. £6 (£4). Sean Tuan John and Zbang Dance Company combine physical humour and quirky storytelling in innovative dance.

Therapist Too/MM. Fri l8 Sep. 8pm. £6 (£4). Israeli-born choreographer and founder of Zbang Dance Company. Jasmin Vardimon presents two stark

starring as Danny Zuko. pieces. THE BONGO CLUB New Street. 556 5204. OLD FRUITMARKET GALLERY OF MODERN ART Bleach: performance samples Fri 18 &

Sat 1‘) Sep. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). See Touring and preview. Page 52.

Albion Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

Queen Street. 22‘) 1996. Booking: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

Children Of A Lesser God Tue l5—Sat Time Will Mark You Sat 12. Sun 13. Sat BRUNTON THEATRE

1‘) Sep. 7.45pm. £8 (£4). Company 1‘) & Sun 20 Sep. 2pm. Free. Thu 24 Sep. Musselburgh, 665 2240. [Access: 1.. ST. Teatrala 777 (Romania) and Sounds of 1 7.30pm. £2. A series of autobiographical R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. TT. Progress (Scotland)jointly present this passages written for dancers. live music Help: AA]

Fire In The Basement Until Sat I: Sep. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£3.50). See Touring.

production with an original score by Gordon Dougall. Mark Medolfs play

attd sculpture.

tells the moving story of Sarah. born deaf MITCHELL THEATRE Transatlantic Wed 16 8; Thu 17 Sep. who falls in love with her tutor. A11 Granville Street. Tickets 287 5511. 7.30 pm. £7.50 (£3.50). See Touring. performances will be in English and [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC.


13-29 Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

The Magic Flute Wed 16 & Sat 1‘) Sep.

WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

National Tour Wed 16 & Thu 17 Sep. 7.30pm. £10 (£5). See Touring and Famespotting. page 10.

signed. See New Shows. page 53.


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The best stage-shows

Les Miserables Love it or not. Cameron Mackintosh's international smash~hit musical will take your breath away. See Frontlines, page 3. Edinburgh: Playhouse.

Britannia Rules Fresh from the overwhelming success of Perfect Days at the Traverse, Liz Lochhead is back with an extended version of her wartime comedy Shaghai‘ed, which returns to the same characters fourteen years later. See feature, page 17. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum.

Othello Director James Brining keeps the passion flying high in TAG Theatre Company's new production of Shakepeare‘s tragedy of jealousy and race. See review, page 54. Touring.

Kat And The Kings Rousing doo~wop musical set in South Africa. Lots of fun - and a political message to boot. See review, page 55. Touring.

Rameau‘s Nephew Denis Diderot’s enigmatic play kicks off a new season at the Citizens’ Stalls Studio, with guest director Phoebe van Held. See New Shows, page 53. Glasgow: Citizens’ Theatre.

The Fall Of The House Of Usher Regular guest director Jon Pope tackles Edgar . Allan Poe's creepy tale. See New Shows, page 53. Glasgow: Citizens’ Theatre. Comedy: Phil Kay The wild-haired comedy berserker sets off around Scotland, following typically crazed

CCA THEATRE ROYAL 7.15pm. £‘).5()-£45.50 (USO-£42.50). . . 350 Siltlciliclltlll Street. 332 7521. Hope Street. 332 9000. TT. [Accessz See Classical a ()pera listings. appearances at the Edfbufgh Ftlnge. [Accessz PPA. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. 7'OUme- H. G. C] Help: AA]. Closed Suns. Continued over page

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 17 Friday 18 Saturday 19 ' Sunday 20 Monday 21 Tuesday 22 Wednesday 23 Thursday 24

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