Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance ls listed after drama for each city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication.

Drama 8: dance listings compiled by Kelly Apter.

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Arches Festival Of New Scottish Theatre The number and variety of shows to see make this a delightful pick-and-mix of theatre. Take a punt on anything, but look particularly for Pauline Goldsmith's Bright Colours Only (above) and the Arches company‘s dark drama by Frank Deasy. Swimming. See preview. Arches, Glasgow, Wed 6 Mar—Sat 73 Apr.

a Helmet Douglas Maxwell's

Glasgow Drama


353 .»\rg_\ le Street. 090] 033 0300. |\\'(’. \VAI

Balance \Ved (T .\lar. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). .-\ rehearsed reading of Sarah (‘olx'in's nc\\ work. based on issues raised h) serial killers lied and Roseinar) West. Part of" the l'CsllHtl ()l. .\'e\\ Scottish Theatre. Sec pre\ ieu.

Health And Safety Wed () Sat 9 Mar. S.40pm. £4 (£3 ). A new piece by .-\ndre\\ Burt and Robert (ireen. Part of the l‘esti\al ()l' Next Scottish Theatre. See prex ie\\.

8/0 Thu 7 Sat 9 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). l’s}‘c‘lllc‘ impr‘m isation pla_\‘s from Kate li. I)eeming and guests. Part of the l-‘estixal ()t' .\’e\\ Scottish Theatre. See pre\ iexs.

The Right Thumb Thu 7 Sat ‘) .\lar. S.3(lprn. £4 (£3). Sk}e Loneragan's stilt) look at a h}pochondriac \\ ho has just gi\ en up smoking. l’art ol the I"esti\al ()l‘ .\'e\\ Scottish Theatre. See preview Bright Colours Only Wed 13 Sun l7 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£4). Alter a sell—out performance at Trauma} last year. l’auline (ioldsmilh returns is ith her play set at an Irish \sake. Part of the l‘estival ()l' .\’e\\ Scottish Theatre. See pres iexs'. Swimming Wed l3 Sat 33 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£4). Two for one tickets on opening night. l'rank l)eas) explores the

Ill) ster'iotis undercurrents in the relationship between Valentine. a

ps} chotherapist. lix'el} it. one of his patients and Lucy her daughter. Part of the l-"esti\al ()l' .\'e\\' Scottish Theatre. See pl‘C\'lC\\.

The Church Of Marilyn Monroe Thu l4 Sal l(i Mar. 7.45pm. {(3 (£4). A )oung girl gets more than she bargained for \\ hen she goes to \HH‘Slllp at the (’hurch ol .\laril_\ n Monroe. Part of the l‘esti\al ()t' Nets Scottish Theatre. See pre\ ieu.

On The Edge Thu 14 Sat to Mar. ‘).l5pni. £6 (£4). l)a\‘id l.edd}\ one— nian pastiche on the \shodunit. Part of the l‘estiutl ()l' .\'e\\ Scottish Theatre. See pre\ iexs.

Three Women Thu I4 Sat 23 Mar. S. l 5pm. £3 (9.3). l):\':\ Theatre take on S} l\ ia l’lath's exploration of pregnancy. childbirth and motherhood. l’art ol' the l‘csti\al ()l Nets Scottish Theatre. See pre\ icu.


350 Sauchiehall Street. 353 4900. |\\'(‘. \mt

Reckless Sleepers: Terminal l'ntil Sat l .\lar. 7pm & 8.30pm. £5 (£4).

new play follows hard on the heels of two acclaimed productions. Our Bad Magnet and Becky Does A Bronco. over the last couple of years. The story of the comically uneasy relationship between a computer games salesman and a young customer. Helmet promises to both move and tickle its Traverse audience. See feature. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 8—Sat 30 Mar.

A Streetcar Named Desire Muriel Romanes' compelling production of Tennessee Williams' classic boasts a couple of stand out performances from Jennifer Black and Cora Bissett as the troubled sisters at the centre. A powerful and Quite sob-inducing entertainment. See review. Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, until Fri 75 Mar.

l Blasted Sarah Kane's most powerful play is given its first significant Scottish premier. A piece which shocked audiences and critics alike in 1995 is, in Kenny Miller's production, given a human face. See prevrew. Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow, Wed 6—Sat 30 Mar.

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Visible Fictions Theatre Company X Factor '~ resents .

The Pearl

60 company presents

The Dearly _‘ I eparted

Wed 6 March 7.30pm Tickets £7.50 (£3.50 concs.)

Fri 1 March 7.30pm Tickets £5 (£3 concs.)

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Thurs 7 March 7.30pm Fri 8 March 7.30pm Tickets £7.50 (£3.50 concs.) Tickets £10.50 £8 n




Theatre Musselburgh

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Box Office

((‘(’.»\ 5). The Scottish premiere of Reckless Sleepers‘ unusual uork constructed from the last ten minutes of tour film soundtracks: ('ilirr'n Kane. Brief[fin-Hunter. 'I‘lu' .llu/lz'st' I‘ll/Hm and In Diulm/lqm's. l'sing headphones. the audience listen to the soundtrack while the perl‘ormers act out the scenes. ()nl)‘ sixteen places axailahle per Sll()\\'.


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Blasted Wed () Sat 30 .\lar (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. L'l0 (£3). (('irc|e Studio). l‘ree pre\ ieu on \Ved () Mar. The Scottish premiere of late plit)“ right Sarah Kane’s uncomproinising pla). \shich took the British theatre scene h) storm. See preview.

oyal yceum heatre ompany E D l N B U R G H Fri 15 Feb Fri 15 March

Sunday Show: 3 March 2.30pm


Box Office: 0131 248 4848

www.lyceum.org.uk Grindlay St. EH3 9AX

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