women in the past, present and future. Part of FONTS.

Once In Beaucaire Tue 22-Sat 26 Feb (not Wed 23, Fri 25). Tue 7pm; Thu 1.45pm; Sat 9.30pm. £3.50 (£3). Mactwo Theatre Company perform former Fringe First winner Bill Dunlop’s physical new piece based on an old Provencal tale about two lovers watched over by their faithful servants. Part of FONTS.


Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240.

P, H, 11‘, WC, WA]

st Coast Stories Until Thu 17 Feb.

7.30pm. £5 (£3); family ticket £14. Brunton Youth Theatre’s new play looks at the highs and lows of life as a teenager livin in East Lothian. The agic Flute Sat 26 Feb. 2.30pm. £5 (£4); family ticket £16. See Kids listings page 78. Elaine Delmar Mon 28 Feb, 7.30pm. £9 (£6). Songstress Delmar sings love songs from the songbooks of Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hart.

GATEWAY THEATRE Elm Row, [reith Walk, 317 3000. Margaret Until Fri 18 Feb (not Thu 17). 2pm & 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Ian Brown’s new play focuses on St Margaret, a woman struggling to combine her love for Malcolm, King of Scots with the ressures of politics and serving God. erformed by students at Queen Margaret University College. See preview.

Marie Jones follows up her tale of two 40-something Daniel O’Donnell fans trying to track down their hero, with this second installment. This time around Anne and Vera look beyond the easy listening crooner, and head 06 to Africa in search of adventure.

Art Mon 21$at 26 Feb. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat matinee at 2.30pm). £9.50—£18 (£7.50—£15).Yasmina Reza’s comedy has played to packed houses in both Broadway and the West End, winning a bounty of awards en-route. The play now comes to Edinburgh, starring TV regular Nigel Havers. See preview.

Ca amity lane The 29 Feb-Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat matinee at 2.30pm). £6.50—£12 (£5.50-£11). The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company present this lively musical tale of the wildest girl in the West.


45—47 Lothian Street, 225 6313. FONTS Mon 216m 26 Feb. 5.30pm. £3.50 (£3). Bedlam theatre plays host to the majority of the plays taking part in this year’s Festival of New Theatre in Scotland, but six pieces are also taking place at Club Nego at Negociants: Regular Sunday Afternoon by Richard South (Mon 21); A Gaze by Andreas Beltzer (Tue 22); Dave Conway Dance Project (Tue 22 & Thu 24); Growing Pains by Nick Hastings (Wed 23); Melting Plot (Fri 25) and Julia Sees Us (Sat 26).


University Of Edinburgh, George Square, 650 8401.

Grease 2000 Wed l—Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). No, it’s not a hair product for greying men, but that ever-popular fifties musical full of pouting Pink Ladies and strutting T-birds. The show is brought to you this time around by Sir Duke Productions, a new Edinburgh-based company which is generously handing over part of the ticket price to the MacMillan Nurses.


43—45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. [WC, WA]

The March Collection Wed l-Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Four new plays by Scottish writers are premiered by Home Run Theatre Company, giving a series of sna shots of relationshi s caught in time. A ood One Is A Dead) One Wed 23—Sat 26 Feb (not Thu 24). 7.45pm. £5 (£3.50). Edinburgh University Theatre Company take a look at small-town Britain through a cast of characters, both tragic and comic.


2 Leven Street, 529 6000. [H, 11‘, WC, PLAYHOUSE

WA] 18—22 Greenside Place, 0870 6063424. Women On The Verge. . . Get A Life! [11, WC, WA]

Until Sat 19 Feb. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £6—£14 (£4—£1 1).

Doctor Dolittle Until Sat 4 Mar (not Sun). 7.30pm (2.30pm matinees on Thu

17 Feb, Wed & Sat). £8—£29.50

(£8—£22). A huge hit on London's West End, Philip Schofleld and his melange of animatronic animals now make their way

north of the border. Filled with catchy tunes and glorious sets. the show also

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Collusion Theatre Company

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features talking parrot Polyncsm. \‘01CCd

by the wonderful Juli-e Andrews. See preview in Kids section page 78.

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Eve and Chrytalhouse

25 8r 26 February, 7.30pm, £6!“ 2 tickets for the price of l on Friday 25 February

ver page

“Complex, subtle, heartfelt and skillful” International Theatre Forum Magazine

Eve, 3 young Glaswegian, leaves a relationship and arrives in a strange place: she encounters an orgy of greed. lust and cor- ruption. A devised ensemble performance from Collusion, a local company with an international perspective. Eve will be

preceded by Chrystalhouse.

a poignant, moving and funny short play about two female


james Kelman and Allan Tail

2 - 4 March, 7.30pm, £6I£4 2 tickets for the price of l on Thursday 2 March

James Kelman wrote The Busker, for actor/musician Allan Tail in the I9805.This is a rare opportunity to hear the two per- form side by side with james Kelman reading extracts from previous works as well as his new novel, Translated Accounts and music from Allan Tall.

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 24 Friday 25 Saturday 26 Sunday 27 Monday 28 Tuesday 29 lWednesday 1 ThuTs'd—ay 2 A See Rock a Pop Eve at Chrystalhouse Eve at Chrystautouse See Rock a Pop - - [Elli—e}... The Pleasure Man The Pleasure Man The Pleasure Man - - Filth Filth ; “"h Citizens Main Endgame Endgame Endgame .. ~ l - i Citizens Circle Jan Jazz Jazz - - E 1 - I Citizens Stalls _ - Home - - - - l - l Paisley Arts The Course The Course The Course The Course The Course The Course The Coursc pay] “on booking ForSarah Looking PorSarah All OfMe - - - - - Ramshorn - Beyond Therapy Beyond Therapy Beyond Therapy - Greeks Greeks Greeks R SA M D .. - .. _ - See Classical See Classical See Classical Theatre Royal Captain Corelli's . . . Captain Corelli's . . . It's Not My Aooent . .. _ - _ . Blackout : Blackout Tron - - See Kids - Blaine Delmar - I - Tabula R858 ] Brunton Scottish Ballet Scottish Ballet Scottish Ballet - See Book Events - Festiva_| 1h Art Art Art Calamity Jane 1 Calamity Jane Calamity Jane - Good One Is Dead One Good One is Dead One - - i The March Collection, N egther‘hgw Dr Dolittle Dr Dolittle Dr Dolittle - Dr Dolittle Dr Dolittle Dr Dolittle l Dr Donal:- m i Playhouse _ Prairie Home Home Companion. - see Classical See Classical See Classical I Queen's Hall Three Sisters Three Sisters Three Sisters - Three Sisters Three Sisters Three Sisters Royal Lyceum Mm“, mm _ _ _ - _ _ l - Traverse 1 cm W m - ._ _ llorne llom¢ Traverse 2

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