THEATRE LISTINGS continued crisis. The entire trilogy will be presented ED|NBURGH DRAMA Sun/Mon). Times vary, contact theatre for at Tramway in Spring, 2000. details. £6—£15 (£6—£12). Lots of BRUNT ON THEATRE seasonal panto fun with Dorothy Paul, SECC TRON THEATRE Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240. Allan Stewart and Andy Gray. Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. [P, WC, WA] 63 Trongate. 'I'lcketlink. [H, 'I'I‘, WC, P, H, 'I'I‘, WC, WA] Winter Festival 1999 Sat 4-Sun 5 Dec. WA eauty And The Beast Until Sat 8 Jan NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE
£7.50 (£3.50). The end of term show for children involved in drama classes with
Sleeping Beauty Wed 8—Sun 12 Dec. 7pm; Thu-Sun 2pm & 7pm. £7.50
(not Fri 3, Sun 5, Fri 10, Sun 12, Wed 15 Dec). 2.30pm. £10 (£6—family ticket
43-45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. [WC, WA
Scottish Youth Theatre. (£3.50); family ticket £18.50. Scottish £28). Brunton Theatre Company capture Treats Sun S-Mon 6 Dec. 8pm. £5 Youth Theatre present Stuart Paterson’s the magic of the traditional panto with a (£4). Histrionix present this TRAMWAY G A SUBURBAN SEMI Sleeping Beauty, a Christmas show ﬁlled show full of audience participation, jokes Christopher Hampton piece from the
Free bus leaves George Square at 7.30pm, 0141 287 3900.
with goodies, baddies, humour and drama to entertain all ages.
and original songs.
705, which satirises the middle-class, suburban English, with a story of
Enormous Space Thu 2—Sat 4 Dec. Free FESTIVAL THEATRE adultery, deception and emotional (but reservations required). Tramway’s GLASGOW DANCE 13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. [H, crisis. The games people play are intriguing experiment in adaptation with WC, WA] sometimes painful, and seldom more so
JG Ballard ’5 Myths Of The Near Future continues on to its third part. With the venue a suburban semi, there seems to be the promise of an experiment with realism here, where ﬁctional life is presented not in the context of the theatre, but real life. This is the story of a man who determines never to venture from his home after reaching a mid-life
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93-95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. [H, WC, WA&
A load fTosh Sun 5 Dec. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Studio Performance Groups present new dance works inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, with works and music by Weber, Satie, Poulenc and Elgar.
King's Theatre. Edinburgh
Blood Brothers Until Sat 4 Dec. 7.30pm; Thu 2pm & 7.30pm; Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £8—£24 (£5-£21). Certain to bring a tear to the eye of even the most hardened musical sceptic, Willy Russell’s epic Liverpudlian tale centres on twin brothers separated at birth and thrown into two very different lives. Former singing sister Bernadette Nolan stars as the tormented mother.
Grindlay Street Court, Grindlay Street Lane, 229 7941.
On The Pulse Fri 3 Dec. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). A show all about health, performed by The Lawnmower, a learning disabled theatre group from Gateshead. The production is a fundraising event for Edinburgh’s Surging Ahead Group, promoting the rights of learning disabled adults.
Christmas Experience Sat 11 Dec. 5pm & 8pm. £5. A devised piece of contemporary song and speech, a different way to celebrate Christmas.
18—22 Greenside Place, 557 2590. [H, WC, WA]
Phantom Of The Opera
Until Sun 19 Dec (not Mon). 7.30pm; Wed, Sat & Sun 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £7—£32.50. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rendering of the old tale of stage and screen offers spectacular staging and remarkable effects. If the whole piece is ultimately a little bloodless, the presence of songs such as Music Of The Night and the eponymous Phantom Of The Opera ensure this opera house romp continues to pull in the crowds.
GATEWAY THEATRE ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Elm Row, Leith Walk, 317 3000. Grindlay Street, 248 4848. [P, H, TI", The Wind In The Willows Fri 10 Dec- WC, WA]
Wed 15 Dec. Fri & Mon-Wed 7pm; Sat 2pm & 7pm. £5 (£3). The classic tale of Toad, Ratty, Mole and Badger is brought to life by Third Year students at Queen Margaret University College, performing Alan Bennett’s popular adaptation.
KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 529 6000. [H, W, WC, WA] Cinderella Sat 4 Dec—Sun 16 Jan (not
Peter Pan Fri 3 DecaSat 8 Jan. Tlmes vary, contact theatre for details. £8—£15 (£4—£12). Stuart Paterson’s version of the J .M. Barrie classic promises a festive fairy tale packed with adventure. Subtextually, a very dark play, in which Peter Pan is isolated by his much- admired agelessness, there is nevertheless a sense of whimsical joy at the
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