Honestly Wed 21 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Cambridge-based visual theatre company Hoipolloi on tour with their latest show. a Kafkaesque dark comedy about a new tenant trying to find his lodgings in a tenement block full of weirdos.
THE RAMSHORN THEATRE
98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. lAccess: ST. Facilities: WC. W5. G. Help: AA] Macbeth The Musical Fri 9 & Sat 10 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£3). The Shakey Stage Company present this ‘Mm‘herli without the boring bits.‘
Hope Street. 332 9000. TT. [Accessz PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help:AA].
Tristan Und Isolde Sat 17 Oct. 5pm. See Classical & Opera listings. page 60. Dalibor Tue 20 & Sat 24 Oct. 7.15pm. See Classical & ()pera listings. page I"?
Cresswell Street. Information: 226 5822. Nadia Until Sat 10 Oct. 8pm. £2.50. A new play by Robert Parsifal Finch. presented by The Actor‘s Workshop. the actor-training programme which he leads. According to the writer. the play ‘portrays the dramatic and stark tensions brought to bear by misplaced intelligence‘.
2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. Cr. C. Help: AA]
The Insect Thu 8 Oct. 3. l5me Fri 9 ()CI. 5pm. £2. Ben Street‘s debut as writer and director — well received at Edinburgh University's Febfest season of new writing — receives a revival. A commendany sickening exploration of child abuse.
Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C. Tl". Help: AA]
The Price Until Sat 10 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£3.50). David Mark Thomson directs Arthur Miller's rarely performed 1968 play for the Brunton company. Centring on two brothers. it explores the dark secrets that have led them down
their very different paths in life. See review. page 64.
Three Steps To Heaven Tue I3—Sat 17 Oct. 7.30pm. £9 (£3.50). See Touring. Cuba Thu 22—Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Performed by the Brunton Youth Theatre.
CHURCH HILL THEATRE Momin side Road. Tickets: 220 4349. The Go den Age 01‘ Musical Comedy Fri 16 Oct. 7.30pm; Sat I7 Oct 3pm & 7.30pm. £7. Presented by Alan Borthwick. this charity benefit show is a celebration of Gilbert & Sullivan and their contemporaries. sung by some of - Edinburgh's finest singers. with John Wood at the piano.
EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE
13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]
The Pirates Of Penzance Mon l9—Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm; mat Thu 2pm & Sat 2.30pm. £8 (£5)-£24 (£21). Paul Nicholas stars as the Pirate King in an updated reworking of the popular Gilbert & Sullivan 0 eretta. which comes to Edinburgh a ter successful Broadway and West End runs.
2 Leven Street. 220 4349. TI". [Accessz R. L. Facilities: WC. IR. G. C. Help: A. AA] Headsets for infra red system for the hard of hearing available from front of house manager.
4 Steps To Heaven Mon I2—Sat I7 Oct: Mon-Thu 7.30pm. Fri & Sat 5pm & 8pm. £8-£15. Fantasy dead rock ‘n' roller league. as Buddy Holly. Roy Orbison. Elvis Presley and Eddie Cochrane get together for the concert that never happened in their lifetimes.
See How They Run Mon I9-Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm; mat Wed & Sat 2.30pm. £8.50—£l6 (concessions available). Classic actress and bishop farce starring Britt Ekland. Su Pollard. Jeffrey Holland and Victor Spinetti. See New Shows. page 62.
Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. (3. C]
Les Miserables Until Sat I2 Dec. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm. £7.50—£29.50. Call for details of various concessions. Return to Edinburgh for Cameron Mackintosh‘s lavish touring
musical. based on a novel by Victor Hugo. in which a paroled prisoner disappears and reinvents himself as a pillar of society. Culminates with revolution at the barricades in Paris. See review. page 63.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE
Grindlay Street. 229 9697. TT‘. [Accessz P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. T Help: A. AA] Closed Suns.
Therese Raquln Thu 8-Sat 24 Oct. 7.45pm; mats Sat 17. Wed 21 & Sat 24 Oct. 2.30pm. Free night Thu 8 Oct: £7-£ I 6 (concessions from £1). Adaptation of Zola's classic novel by Stuart Paterson. Originally presented by Communicado Theatre Company in 1992. the show is revived in a co- production with the Lyceum. See preview. page 6|.
Cambridge Street. 228 1404.1'1‘. [Accessz L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C] Closed Mons.
Heritage Tue 20—Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). (Previews Fri I6—Sun 18. £4). Playwright Nicola McCartney's first show for the Traverse company centres on Irish immigrants to Canada in 1914. and shows how ancient resentments can be carried along into a new environment.
EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C.T. Hel :A]
Secrets Makaleng Thu 8—Sat IO Oct. 7.30pm. £5.50—£l2 (concession available). See Touring.
Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 01236 732887. 1T. (Access: PPA, L, ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Stags And liens Thu 22— Sat 24 Oct. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). Cumbernauld Youth Theatre present Willy Russell‘s adult black comedy. set in the toilets of a tacky nightclub on the eve of a wedding whose stag and hen parties wind up getting horriny mingled.
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Men Should Weep The exhausting drudgery of working~class life in 305 Glasgow brought to life in Giles Havergal's production of line Lamont Stewart‘s classic.'See review, page 63. Glasgow: Cie’zens' Theatre.
Sport Glasgowbased Tangerine Productions deliver the goods in Raymond Burke‘s Ortonesque satire on the genetic engineering industry. See review, page 64. Glasgow: Arches Theatre/East Kilbride Arts Centre.
lynn Fergusom Frank London~based Scot returns to Scotland with this loving portrait of the acts at a comedy club, all played by Ferguson herself. Touring. Heritage New playby LookOut Theatre Company's Nicola McCartney, which follows two immigrants from Northern Ireland in 1914 Canada, and shows how old hatreds seldom die. See preview. page 61. Edinburgh: Reverse Theatre. Therese Raquin Emile Zola‘s passionate novel brought to the stage in a revival of Communicado's 1992 production, written by Stuart Paterson. See preview, page 61. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum. Dance:...And mmmmm .. . V-TOI. Dance Company combines choreography with film to tell a murder- mystéry with a difference. See Frontlines, page 4, and New Shows, page 62.
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.
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