TIEATRE listings


Foothold Dance Platform Mon 1 & Tue 2 Mar. noon—6pm. Free. Showcase for young choreographers presented as part of the Tramway@ initiative.


Robin Anderson Theatre. 261 West Princes Street. 3 (4 0020.

Peter Boneham Mon 22 Feb—

Fri 5 Mar. (not weekends). l0am.

Free. Classes for trained dancers. Limited places. so book early if you're interested. A New Moves initiative.

Vicente Saez Masterclass

Sat 27 Feb. l0.30am. Free. Spanish guru Saez may invite certain class members to a workshop-audition at his base of operations iii Valencia. Interested parties should waste no time signing up for this. A New Moves presentation.

Howden Park Centre,

Livingston The . Singers gathering

Fri 26 - Sun 28 Feb I999 Howden Park Centre. Livingston Wodehops Concert Platform ~_deitional Singer in Residence DiscussionsToiks Sessions

The _, McCalmans and Palaver in concert Two outstanding . ‘ottish groups renowned for tlteir harmonious singing. sensitivity to traditional material and good humour. Sat 27 Feb. 7.30pm Tickets £7 or £5 cones. Free alter show session Ivan Drevor , K .. & Duncan Chisholm

Top It)”; duo from the folk supergroup , .45. t _ L 3 Wtill’storte. Ivan Drevoi' 62 Duncan Uiisliom bring a dynamic energy to an accoustic set.

. Fri l2 March. 7.30pm Tickets £6 or £4 critics.

. ~ W Houden Park Centre «m Box Office

I 01506 433634 V WEST LOthian


Hope Street. 332 9000. TI". [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA].

Cia. Vicente Saez Tue 2 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£5). The Spanish master presents [.i/(l/I. See New Moves preview page 55.



Chambers Street. 650 8200

Top Dogs Wed 3—Fi'i 5 Mar. 8pm. £4 (£2). Edinburgh University students present a German language performance of Urs Widmer's comedy.

BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: l-. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. TI“. Help: AA]

Electra Thu l8 Feb. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Euripides” heroine gets the Compass Theatre Company treatment. Carnivali Fri 26 Feb. 7.30pm. £8 (£4).


Glasgow's Storyfest MAGIC MOUTHS

Benchtours acclaimed surreal B movie thriller. See review page 56.

Kevin's Be Thu 4—Sat l3 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Bernard Farrell's Irish famin comedy. See preview page 56.


2 Leven Street. 220 4349. "IT [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. lR. G. C. Help: A. AA]. Headsets for Infra Red System for hard of hearing available from front of house manager.

The Woman In Black Until Sat 20 Feb. 7.30pm: mat Sat 20 Feb. 2.30pm. £l3—£ l6 (£5.50—£6.50). Frank Finlay adds class and gravitas to the spine chilling suspense. Boogie Nights Mon I—Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £7.50—£20 (concs available).

Shane Richie leads the 70s nostalgia fest.


43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Blood Brothers Thu 25-Sat 27 Feb.

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Sat 20 Feb 7.30pm 2500/8300

Three of the best storytellers III the business - David Campbell and Michael Kertns -

Glasgow Storyfest event,

Stanley Robinson. spark off each other in this

For details of the full Storyfest Programme contact Allan Davis

01501 751425

Suspect Culture


in association with the Bush Theatre London

Tue 23 - Sat 27 Feb 8pm 27/24 2 for 1 offer on opening night (no porfs Wed 24 Feb)

A haunting and powerful new production exploring the intimate connections between music. ntoniory. fantasy and performance in

everyday encounters

Tramway @ the Arches

FOOTHOLD DANCE PLATFORM Mon 1 8r Tue 2 Mar 12-6pm (Admission free)

A showcase for young choreographers from Scotland and the North

Of England.

Box office 0141 2214001

7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Willy Russell's perennial crowd pleaser.


Greenside Place. 557 2590. 0870 6063424. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]

Jesus Christ Superstar Until Sat

27 Feb. 7.30pm; mats each Sat & Wed. 2.30pm. £7.50—£24.50. ‘What then to do about Jesus of Nazareth? Miracle wonderman. hero of fools?‘ Resurrection shuffle along and find out. iii the rockest and most operatic of rock operas. A fantastic theatrical experience


Grindlay Street. 248 4848. TI”. [Access: P. 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. T Help: A. AA]. Closed Surts and Mons. The Anatomist Until Sat 6 Mar. 7.45pm. £7—£l6: mats each Sat. 2.30pm. £9 (conc available). Spooky. Kooky. Ooky. See review page 58.


Orwell Terrace. 346 (405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C]. Closed Suns. Ticketline: 220 4349.

Die Grosse Wut des Philip Hotz Mon 22 & Tue 23 Feb. 8pm. £3. Heriot-Watt University students present Max Frisch’s tale of adultery among friends. Performed in German.


Cambridge Street. 228 I404. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C]

Family Until Sat 27 Feb. 8pm. £9 (£4.50). Russell Hunter outstanding among a fine cast iii a trilogy of domestic dramas. See review page 57.

Making Noise Quietly Wed 3—Sun 7 Mar. 8pm. £9 (£4.50). Another trilogy. this time from Robert Holman with life during wartime providing the common theme. See preview page 56.


EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE I3/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: I.. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

Stomp Thu l8 & Fri l9 Feb. 8pm; Sat 20 Feb. 6pm 8; 9.30pm. £5—£20. Riotous entertainment from the troupe which has become a global franchise. Bin lids. brooms and boots create a cacophony of noise and tiiovemcnt.


MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. Stirling. 0l786 46l08l. [Access: P. PPA. l.. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G]

Mainstream Fri (9 & Sat 20 Feb. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). A real coup for the

M ac Robert as Suspect Culture return to the theatrical fray with a bold arid complex new work. Four actors. two characters. parallel universes. infinite possibilities. See feature page I7.

Murder, he wrote...

The Anatomist

by James Bridle

12 January 6 March (Tuesday Saturday). Tickets: £7 £16 Students Half Price (Tuesday - Thursday in Stalls and Grand Circle). Box Office: 0131 248 4848.

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heatre ompany

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