The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Until Sat 26 Jun. 2.30pm 62 8pm. £7-‘L'l5. Those ct'al.) boys from the Reduced Shakespeare (‘ompany gixe old Will the abridgement treatment. performing all llill'l)' seven pl;t}‘s m _lllsl 97 minutes. Their world—tannins reputation is. entirer _]Ustil'ied.

TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 l-lll-l. [l’. H. 'rr. WC. WA]

Haunted Until Sat 2o Jun. 3pm. 1.7 (£3.50) Award-winning partnership The MsFits (writer Rona Munro and actress Fiona Know lesl return w ith a tale of betrayal. guilt. friendship and womanhood through the 70s and 80s. See preview rage 70.

Liz Loch ead 8: Michael Marra Sun 27 Jun. 8 ill]. L‘ltl. See Touring.

Mon ay Lizard Mon 5 Jul. 8pm. New and experimental pieces from Scottish pla)w rights.



13—29 Nicolson Street. 53‘) 0000. IH. wc‘. WA]

Carmen Until Sat 26 .lun. 7.30pm. USU—£27.50. Scottish premiere of Northern Ballet Theatre's modern interpretation of the feist) seductress transfers the action from Seville to Rio de .laneiro. l)ltl}' \'eltlinan's choreography has the dancers melting hetween skidding and loopmg mm es. while (‘harlotte Broom (in the title role) is sexily seductive. A populist si/zler.

Jenny Ryan and Vicki Liddelle in Liz


2 Leven Street. 52‘) 0000. [ll ’i'l". WC. WA]

Evolution Fri 25-Sat 26 Jtme. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4.50). Annual performance from students of Edinburgh's Telford College.


MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. ()l786 Manx l. IP.

Lochhead's Britannia Rules at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow

n. we. WA]

Planted Seeds Sat 26 Jun. 7.30pm.

err-£7 t£3—£3.50). See Touring. L Britannia Rules Three C‘lydebank war- time evacuees are reunited after l5 years

in l.i/ l.oehheatl's charming play. Planted Seeds (‘ontemporary dance piece by l)harshan Singh llhuller which is a hard-hitting account inspired by personal experience of the war in

Q Sat‘a_|e\o.

listings THEATRE

The best shows this fortnight. Swan Lake The largest ever production of the Tchaikovsky favourite, performed by English National Ballet and choreographed by Derek Deane, comes to Glasgow 'in-the-round’. A genuine spectacle. See prevrew. Glasgow SECC, Tue 29 8/ Wed 30 Jun

Haunted The eighth collabOration between actress Fiona Knowles and

writer Rona Munro lS one of the most moving pieces of theatre you're likely to see all year, as middle-aged property agent Kate confronts her hfteen-year-old burden of shame. See preview. Edinburgh: Traverse until Sat 26 Jun.

Death And The Maiden Ariel Dorfman's psychological drama of gurlt and retribution is presented in a tense, claustrophobic and suitably menacrng production by Axrs Theatre Company, prior to a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Edinburgh.- Cafe Graffiti, Thu 24 & Fr/ 25 Jun. Tue 29 Jun-Fr/ 2 Ju/.

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 1 Friday ' of . Sunday 4 Monday 5 Tuesday 6' 'Wednesday - Thursday 8 __ l l l Arches Shadows Shadows . ___ ____ l * * - l - l Kin 'sTh ..... _- I Pavilion l ' Ramshorn \‘ee ('l.issic.il \ee (‘lassical A- A H l ~ g SeeRtx‘kdcl’op _ i _ SECC . ' Theatre Royal ___-,-_ -_ l _ l - Cafe Graffiti - ' * Festival Th l - King's Th -. I _ ,, _ _ a I ' Netherbow _~________._m__,_-_- l - ___ ___ - l - Royal Lyceum \lmtda) l.|/.tltl , Traverse

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