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Directed by Gerry Mulgrew

BRUNTON THEATRE, Musselburgh Fri 28 & Sat 29 June at 7.30pm Box Office: 0131 665 2240


Fri 5 & Sat 6 July at 7.45pm (Sat mat at 2.30pm)

Box Office: 0131 248 4848

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64 THE LIST 20 Jun—11 Jul 2002

Glasgow Drama


West End. 341 ()844. ]P. WC. WA] West End Festival L'ntil Sun 30 Jun. The West [ind of Glasgow comes to life with a vibrant multi-arts festival boasting a mixture of live music. theatre. comedy. children's events and the annual colourful street party and carnival.

Glasgow Dance


9 University Avenue. 330 5522.

Alma Flamenca Thu 20—Sat 22 Jun. Thu & Fri 8pm; Sat 5pm & 8pm. £14.50 (£10). Featuring the exceptional talent of Felipe dc Algeciras. Alma presents the elements most vital to the pure Flamenco style and captures this extraordinarily expressive art form with its new production.

Gaya Thu 27 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£4). A collaborative piece between choreographer Iirick Valentine. mime artist Iilspeth Dickie. musicians George (double bass). Raymond Macdonald (sax) and Stuart Brown (drums/percussion) exploring our spiritual and material existence through movement and sound.


297 Bath Street. 287 5511. [H. WC. WA] Dance School of Scotland Wed 26 & Thu 27 Jun. 7.30pm (Thu mat 2.30pm). Knightswood Dance Academy presents an evening of toe-tapping fun.


63 Trongate. 552 4267.

Jaleo Tue 25 8.; Wed 26 Jun. 8pm. £12 (£10). The passion and spectacle of flamenco dance is brought to the stage by southern Spain's award-winning troupe. Ju/er).

Edinburgh Drama


Ladywell Way. Musselburgh. 665 2240. IP. H. 'l'l‘. WC. WA]

Wee Witches Sat 22 Jun. See Kids listings.

The Cherry Orchard Fri 28 & Sat 29 Jun. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£4.50). See Glasgow. Tron Theatre.


New Market Road. Gorgie. 443 2437. Running Girl Thu 4—Sat 6 Jul. 8pm. £8 (£4) from 668 2019. Boilerhouse presents an exploration of one woman‘s frantic search for home in the early hours of the morning. Told simultaneously through live performance. filth and surround sound. Tinsel Town actor Kate Dickie sprints against a backdrop of towering mobile screens to create theatre as a cinematic experience. See review.


13—29 Nicolson Street. 5296000. IH. WC. WA]

Heaven Can Wait Until Sat 22 Jun. 7.30pm; Sat 4.45pm & 8pm. £9—£20. Popular musical in which Buddy Holly.

Richie Valens and the Big Bopper hang out in a bar awaiting their place in heaven. following their tragic plane crash in 1959.


Shore Road. South Queensferry. 331 2451. IP. H. WC. WA]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sat 29 Jun. 7.30——10pm. £10 (£8). Outdoor theatre company Chapterhouse presents Shakespeare's classic comedy set to live music. Bring along a picnic and relax in beautiful surroundings as this production takes you back to Elizabethan times.


2 Leven Street. 529 6000. IH. TT. WC. WA]

Ahoy There! It’s the Happy Gang Thu 20—Sat 22 Jun. See Kids listings.

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43—45 High Street. 556 9579. [WC. WA] The Stair Fri 21—Sat 29 Jun. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Different lives linked by the common stair are at the heart of this drama. set in Edinburgh‘s Old Town and South Side. performed by Common Force Community Theatre.


18—22 (ireenside Place. ()870 6063424. IH. WC. WA]

Chicago Tue 2—Sat 13 Jul. Not Sun 7.30pm (Wed 8; Sat mat 2.30pm). £8.50--£32.50. The smash-hit West End musical about nightclub dancer Roxie Hart who becomes embroiled in a world of murder and celebrity. Ifastenders' John Altman (aka Nick Cotton) plays her amiable lawyer.

ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 248 4848. IP. H. Tl". WC. WA]

Brave New World Thu 20—Sat 22 Jun (not Fri). 7.45pm. £3—£6. Huxley's classic adapted here by the Lyceum Youth Theatre.

THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. [H. WC. \NA]

Where are we Now‘n‘hu 2() Jun. 8.30pm. £6 (£3). The Elements highlights the positive contribution of refugees to Britain in poetry. music. dance and drama in celebration of Refugee Week. TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [P. H. TT. WC. WA]

Big Country Fri 21 & Sat 22 Jun. Fri 8pm; Sat 4.30pm. £6 (£3). A group of friends in a small Scottish town meet to talk about their hopes and fears in Lyceum Youth Theatre's latest production.

Olive Fri 21 8; Sat 22 Jun. Fri 6pm; Sat 2pm. £6 (£3). Tamsin Oglesby‘s dark. stylised comedy about what goes on inside one teenage girl's head. performed by Lyceum Youth Theatre.

Monday Lizard Mon 24 Jun. 8pm. Free. An evening of new Scottish work. performed in a relaxed atmosphere in the bar. with live music and DJs.

Nightflights at Dundee Rep