TIIEATRE listings


RSAMD I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. (H. WC.


Come Back To The 5 8r Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Tue (6— Hi l9 Mar. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). lid Graczy'l.s meditation on youth. friendship. identity and nostal 7ia in a Texan diner.

Under Mi It Wood Tue 9—-I-'ri l2 Mar. 7.l5pm. £5 (£3). A day in the lite ol’ a 40s Welsh village. told in the lyrical words of Dylan Thomas.

THEATRE ROYAL 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. (P. H. WC‘.


Charlotte's Web Thu I l --Sat I3 Mar. l0.30am 8; 7pm; Sat l.30pm 8; 5pm. £2.50—£7.50. See Kids listings.


63 Trongate. (Access: PPA. ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H, G. C. Help: AA]. Tickets from Ticket Link. see details above.

Home Wed 15 Mar. 8pm. £2.50. Lookout Theatre Company take over the Tron Box Office for a rehearsed reading of Nicola McCartney's new work in progress.



9 University Avenue. 287 55l l.

Nats Nos 81 Sol Pico Thu .1 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). A double bill of British premieres brought to you by New Moves. Manuel Nogales 8: Fernando Romero Fri 5 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). An evening ofdance from the Andalucian region. hosted in Glasgow by New Moves. Belen Maya 8: Compania Arrieritos Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Two leading voices in the ‘new flamenco‘ field.

Iona Kewney 8r Kultyer Dance




funniest plays this reviewer

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Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh - Citizen’s Theatre, Glasgow - Eden Court, lnverness MOTHERWELL 8 April - ~ - . - - 01698 267515

- MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling 0 Village Theatre, East Kilbride - Gaiety Theatre, Ayr CUMBERNAULD 9 and 10 April 01236 732887

0 Civic Theatre, Motherwell - Cumbernauld Theatre, Cumbernauld 0 Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee DUNDEE 13 - 17 April - - . ~ ~ . ~ .013” 223530

Theatre Tue 9-Wed l0 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Another new moves double header. and a chance. on Wednesday. to meet the artists.

Russell Maliphant 8: Anatomy Fri l2--~Sat 13 Mar. 9pm. £8 (£5). Maliphant presents three short works. while Marisa Zanotti's Anatomy combines action movies. comic books and hostage situations.

Companhia Paulo Ribeiro Tue l6--\VctI (7 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Britiin premiere l'or Ribeiro's vision of l’ortugese lite.

PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 0141 887 l010. Scottish Dance Theatre Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £718.50).

A selection ()1 exciting new pieces. including one with music by Craig Armstrong.



Chambers Street. 650 8200 (alter 6.30pm).

Top Dogs Thu 4 8: Hi 5 Mar. 8pm. £4 (£2). Urs Widmer's comedy. performed in German by Edinburgh University students.

BRUNTON THEATRE Ladywell Way. Musselburgh. 665 2240, [P. H. TT. WC. WA]

Kevin's Bed Thu 4—Sat l3 .‘vlar'. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5.50»-£8 (£4). Bernard Farrell's comedy about a seminary escapee visiting his parents (or their weddin0 anniversary.

Peter And The Wolf Tue (6 Mar. 7pm. £5 (£3.50); family ticket £l6. See Kids listings.

CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. Ticketline: 220 43-19. Usher Hall. Assembly Rooms and King‘s

Theatre hos offices or Church Hill Theatre 30 minutes before pel‘ormance. Crazy For You Tue l6—Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm. mat Sat 20, 2.30pm. £8 (£6.50). mat £6. lidinburgh amateur stalwarts the Smycrns present the Gershwin extravaganza. Nice work if you can get

it .

Some Like It Hot Until Sat 6. Edinburgh University l-ootlights present a stage version of the Billy Wilder classic.

FESTIVAL THEATRE 13-29 Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. IH. WC‘. WA]

The All-New Adventures Of Postman Pat Fri l2 -Sun l4 Mar. See Kids listings.

The Magic Of The Musicals Fri 5-81116 Mar. 7.30pm; Sal 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Marti Webb and David Willetts bring you the show tunes you love.

Cavalieria Rusticana 8r I Pagliacci Wed l7 Sat 20 Mar. See Classical listings

GILDED BALLOON STUDIO 233 Cowgate. 226 6550. Frankie 81 Johnny at the Clair de Lune liutil Sat l3 Mar

(not 7. 8. or 9). 7.30pm. £5.50 (£4.50).

5 ‘l‘err'ence McNally is two hander 1 examining modern metropolitan relationships.

Kincis THEATRE” '

2 in en Street. 5296000. IH. 'l'l‘. \VC‘. f Boogie Nights L'ntil Sat 6 Mar.


Morrl‘ri 7.30pm: Sat 5pm (K; 8pm. £7.50—£20 (£5.50--£l7i. Shane Richie brings back the golden age or 70s disco. Meet Me In St Louis Tue 91-Sat (3 Mar. 7.30pm; mat Sat 2.30pm. £7» U l. Southern Light Opera Company make trolleys clang and declare their love for the boy next door. Bit late tor Have Yourself A Merry little Christmas. though.

Perfect Days Tue I6«Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm. £6—£15(£l2). Liz Lochhead‘s smash returns to packed houses. See review page 60.


43 -45 High Street. 556 9579/2647. (WC. WA]

Red Haired Tornado Wed lO—Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm; Sat 3pm. £5 (£4). Presented as a tribute to writer Muriel Barnet’s 90th birthday.


l8~22 Greenside Place. 557 2590. (H. WC. WA]

Barnum Until Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £8.50—£ 15. Peter Duncan stars as the Flamboyant showman.


The Pleasance. 22! 040 l. Tickets also from Queen‘s Hall or Assembly Rooms. or 667 7776 or 668 201‘)

The Grapes 0f Wrath Wed l7—Sat 20 Mar". 7.45pm. £6 (£5). Steinbeck‘s depression era dustbowl drama. See preview page 59.


Grindlay Street. 248 4848. [P. H. "l'I‘. WC. WA]

The Anatomist Until Sat 6 Mar. 7.45pm. £7—£ l6 (£l —£l 1.50). Grave robbing spine chiller from James Bridie. As scary as it is amusing.

An Experienced Woman Gives Advice liri l2—Sat 27 Mar. 7.45pm. £7—£l6 (£l--£l I50). Glaswegian tenement dwellers turn a teacher named Bella into their resident agony aunt.


l0 ()r'well Terrace. 346 I405. lWC‘. WA] The Crucible Until Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £5

(£4.50). Arthur Miller's timeless treatise on witch hunts ~ literal and actual.

A hilarious By

comedy about BERNARD

family ties, FARRELL

lies and Directed by LESLIE FINLAY

ill kept secrets

MUSSELBURGH 4 - 13 March .0131 665 2240 GLASGOW 16 27 March . . . .0141 429 0022

“...makes Irvine Welsh look like a mummy’s boy.” The Scotsman

An Experienced Woman

Gives Advice

by Iain Heggie

12 27 March (Tuesday Saturday)

f Tickets: £7 £16 Students Half Price (Tues Thurs in Stalls and Grand Circle)

BOX Office: 0131 248 4848

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heatre ompany

62 THE UST 4—18 Mar 1999