7/15 Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). The last night of the New Moves festival features six Scottish, seven Australian and one Canadian choreographers who have shared a living space for one month in both Adelaide and Glasgow. ln 7/15 we hear their stories and see the fruit of their work. Part of New Moves.
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240. [P, H, Tl‘, WC, WA]
Quelques Fleurs Until Sat 25 Mar (not Sun). 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5.50—£8 (£1—£4). Post-show discussion with cast and director Wed 22 Mar. Brunton Theatre Company perform two new plays from the pen of award-winning playwright Liz Lochhead. Quelques Fleurs (one) focuses on Verena and Derek, a couple whose lack of communication is threatening their relationship, while Quelques Fleurs (two) sees Rab return from The Great War to ﬁnd a mysterious baby outside the house of his sweetheart. See review.
The Caucasian Chalk Circle Thu 30 Mar—Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Innovative theatre company Benchtours tackle Brecht’s dramatic yet humorous look at good versus evil. See preview.
CHURCH HILL THEATRE
33a Morningside Road, 220 4349. [P, H] Anything Goes Until Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £6—£8. The Smycms present Cole Porter’s lively comic musical.
The Glass Menagerie Wed 22—Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £5. Edinburgh People’s Theatre present Tennessee Williams’ powerful drama set in the American deep south.
13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. [H, WC, WA
Soul Traln Mon 20—Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm; Fri 8: Sat 6pm & 9pm. £7.50—£22.50 (£4.50—£19.50). Sheila Ferguson, formerly one third of the Three Degrees, stars in this musical tribute to all things soul, with hits from such classic artists as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and The Temptations.
Elm Row, Leith Walk, 317 3000.
The Comedy Of Errors Tue 21—Thu 23 Mar. 7.30pm (Thu mat 2pm). £5 (£3). Shakespeare’s witty pageant of mistaken identity comes courtesy of the second year acting company at Queen Margaret University College, under the careful direction of TAG Theatre Company’s artistic director James Brinig.
2 Leven Street, 529 6000. [H, TI‘, WC, WA
Filt Until Sat 18 Mar. 8pm; Sat 7pm & 9pm. £8.50—£14 (concs available). Tam Dean Burn stars in this stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s most recent novel. Directed by Harry Gibson, Dean Burn plays no less than ﬁfty characters in this sordid tale of sex, drugs, murder and police corruption.
Clarence Darrow Tue 28 Mar—Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm (Wed mat 2.30pm).
17415.50 (Lt—£12.50). Leslie Nielsen
proves there’s more to him than Naked Gun buffoonery with this foray into the world of the one man show. As Clarence Darrow, Nielsen brings to life this giant of legal history, who during his career successfully defended 104 men destined for the death penalty. See feature.
NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE
' 43—45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. [WC,
Rave No More And Affairs Of Dylis Willis Thu 16—Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Two short plays from the Royal Bank of Scotland Drama Club. Cinderbellag Thu 30 Mar-Sat 1 Apr. Thu & Fri 7.30pm; Sat 2.30pm. £4 (£2); family tickets £8—£10. Adaptation of the classic Cinderella story, performed in
Gaelic and ﬁlled with 605 rock ‘n’ roll classics.
PORTOBELLO TOWN HALL
208 High Street, Portobello, 669 1819. The Steamie Fri 17—Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £3. North Berwick Drama Circle present Tony Roper’s wash house romp set in 19505 Glasgow on Hogmanay night.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE
Grindlay Street, 248 4848. [P, H, TT, WC, WA]
The Shaughraun Until Sat 1 Apr (not Sun & Mon). 7.45pm (2.30pm mat 18 Mar, 22 Mar & 25 Mar). £7—£l6 (£1-£8). Dion Boucicault’s 19th century comic melodrama set in rural Ireland was a huge hit when it ﬁrst appeared on the stage in 1874. The Lyceum prove there’s life in it yet, casting Irish actor Aidan Kelly in the role of the Shaughraun (translated as ‘the loveable rogue’) who along with the rest of the village runs rings round the English overlords. See review.
ST BRIDE'S CENTRE
10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. [WC, WA] Murder In Play Until Fri 17 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Fairmilehead Church Drama Group present Simon Brett’s murder-mystery.
Can't Stand Up For Falling Down Wed 29 Mar—Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). A multi-media performace which sees three women struggle to stand up to the legacy of one violent man.
Cambridge Street, 228 1404. [P, H, TT, WC, WA]
24 Hours Thu 16—Wed 22 Mar (not Mon). 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Post-show discussion Sun 19 Mar. Six writers give their own personal take on consumerism and society in the world premiere of 7:84’s latest play, set in a 24-hour supermarket.
The Angels' Share Thu 23—Sat 25 Mar. 8pm. £9 (£4.50). See Glasgow Tron Theatre. See review.
Between The Lines Fri 24 Mar. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Free. See Glasgow Citizens’ Theatre.
The Reel Of The Hanged Man Wed 29 Mar—Sun 2 Apr. 8pm. £8 (£4.50). Post show discussion with director Muriel Romanes on Thu 30 Mar. Stellar Quines take on this acclaimed Quebecois play, which examines isolation and abuse of trust against a backdrop of familial tensions in rural Canada. See preview.
13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. [H, WC, WA]
La La La Human Steps Fri 17—Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £8.50—£15 (£7.50—£13). Salt is the latest in contemporary choreography from this acclaimed Canadian company, who perform a series of lyrical and intense pas de deux, designed to disorientate perception. See page 2.
ST BRIDE'S CENTRE
10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. [WC, WA] Tabula Rasa Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A triple bill of contemporary dance from Claire Pencak’s company. See
Cambridge Street, 228 1404. [P, H, 'I'I’, wc, WA]
Love Songs In A Lonely Desert Full Of Crying Men And Howling Women Sat 18 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£4). See Glasgow Dance.
SIR JOHN WILSON TOWN HALL
Stirling Street, Airdrie, 01698 267515. [P, H, WC, WA]
Hello Dolly Until Sat 18 Mar. 7pm. £4—£8.50. Jerry Herrman’s lavish musical
about matchmaker Dolly Levi performed by Airdrie and Coatbridge Amateur Operatic Society.
Carrick Street, Ayr, 01292 611222. [H, WC, WA]
The Angels‘ Share Until Thu 16 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). See Glasgow Tron Theatre.
Gary Wilmot Wed 22 Mar. 7.30pm. £20. See Glasgow King’s Theatre.
BELLSHILL CULTURAL CENTRE
John Street, 01698 267515. [P, H, WC, WA]
24 Hours Sat 25 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Edinburgh Traverse Theatre.
Kildrum, 01236 732887. [P, H, TT, WC, WA]
Oklahoma Until Sat 18 Mar. 7.45pm. £7 (£5). Kilsyth Music Society sing and dance their way through one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s best-loved musicals.
Tay Square, Dundee, 01382 223530. [P, H, WC, WA]
Colquhoun And MacBryde Sat 18 Mar-Sat 1 Apr (not Sun & Mon). 7.45pm (2.30pm mat 25 Mar). £7.75-£12.50 (£4.75—£6.50). Dundee Rep’s new ensemble company ﬂex their thespian muscles with this new play by stalwart of the stage, screen and brush John Byme. Following the fortunes and forays of two of Scotland’s most legendary artists, Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde, the production also beneﬁts from Byme’s distinctive designs.
East Port, Dunfermline, 01383 314127. [P, H, WC, WA]
42nd Street Mon 20—Sat 25 Mar. 7.15pm. £7 (£5). Rosyth and District Musical Society present this popular musical.
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. [P, H, WC, WA]
Rat In The Skull Fri 17-Sun 19 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Glasgow The Arches.
Rouken Glen Road, East Kilbride, 577 4970.
Oklahoma Until Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5—£7. Theatre South Productions present their new version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
FALKIRK TOWN HALL
West Brid e Street, 01324 506850. When Iris Eyes Are Smiling Fri 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £10 (£9). The Nolans, Jimmy Cricket and The Bachelors deliver a night of music, song and blamey from the Emerald Isle.
Rothes Square, Glenrothes, 01592 611101. P, WC, WA]
Gary Wi mot - Music To Watch Girls By Sun 19 Mar. 7.30pm. See Glasgow King’s Theatre.
GREENOCK ARTS GUILD
Campbell Street, Greenock, 01475 723038. H, WA]
West Si e Story Wed 22—Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£5). KAYOS Theatre Company follow up their sell-out production of Fame with the Bcrnstein/ Sondheim classic.
Harbourside, Irvine, 01294 278381. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £10(£9). See Falkirk Town Hall.
ADAM SMITH THEATRE
Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy, 01592 412929. [P, H, WC, WA] . Sing-A-Long-A Sound Of MUSIC Fri 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£7.50). A screening of the ﬁlm musical where audience
Tam Dean Burn doesn't skirt the issues in Filth at the Kings Theatre, Edinburgh, until Sat 18 Mar
participation is positively encouraged. There will be a mystery host, subtitles so you can sing along and a fancy dress competition - go on, you know you want 10.
The Singing Kettle Wed 29 Mar—Sun 2 Apr. See Kids listings.
Buccleuch Street, Melrose, 01896 823854.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Thu 16—Fri 17 Mar. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). See Glas ow Citizens’ Theatre.
Blac out Fri 24—Sat 25 Mar. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). See MacRobert.
Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. [P, WC, WA]
The Angels' Share Sat 18 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£5). See Glasgow Drama, Tron Theatre. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Thu 23 Mar. 7.30pm. £12 (£8). See Falkirk Town Hall.
The Pride Of The Clyde Tue 28 Mar. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £9 (£7). Ever-popular variety show with Johnny Beattie, Dean Park and Brenda Cochrane.
185 High Street, Perth, 01738 621031. Quelques Fleurs Thu 30 Mar—1 Apr. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). See Edinburgh Brunton Theatre.
University of Stirling, 01786 461081. [P, H, WC, WA]
Blackout Thu 16 Mar. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). A world premiere from Vanishing Point, with a piece which enters the imagination of a young boy. See review.
The Angels' Share Fri 17 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). See Glasgow Tron Theatre. The Brain Wed 29—Thu 30 Mar. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Glasgow GilmorehillG12.
University of Stirling, 01786 461081. [P, H, WC, WA]
The X-Factor Dance Company Fri 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). The Edinburgh- based contemporary company celebrate their tenth anniversary with a new work created by Alan Greig and David Hughes. See review.
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