Theatre & Dance listings

Edinburgh: Playhouse continued

Tosca L'ntil Sat 6 Mar (not Thu—Fri). 7.30pm. £7.25—-£32.50. See Glasgow. Royal Concert Hall.

Bear in the Big Blue House Live Tue 9 8; Wed 10 Mar. See Kids listings.


2 Roxburgh Place. 556 9222. Shakespeare Lost and Found Thu 18 8; Fri 19 Mar. 7.45pm. £5. Crossfire Theatre Company presents the few facts that are known about the great man himself.


(irindlay Street. 248 4848. IP. H. Tl‘. WC. WA]

Death of a Salesman lfntil Sat 6 Mar (not Sun/Mon). 7.45pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £7—£20 (£12). Continuing the Lyceum‘s tradition of producing American classics. the Lyceum prepares to showcase Arthur Miller's landmark tale of Willy l.oman. a salesman desperately trying to make good for his family after failing to attain the American Dream.

Six Black Candles Fri l2 Mar-Sat 3 Apr (not Sun/Mon). 7.45pm (Wed & Sat tnat 2.30pm). £7—£20 (£12). Des Dillon's darkly comic play about six sisters coming together in a council flat. See preview.


Cambridge Street. 228 1404. ]P. H. Tl‘. WC. WA]

One Minute l'ntil Sat 6 Mar. 8pm. £9 (£4~—£5). Five characters with varying degrees of separation contend with the disappearance of a child in this ATC production by Simon Stephens. Stephens fans may remember him as the tnighty talented chap who won the Pearson Award for Best .\'ew Play with Part and as an ()livier Award nominee for Herons.

Family Matters Fri 5 & Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £10 (£4—<£6). Traverse virgins Tete a Tete roll up with this hip. Contemporary opera piece based around the trials and tribulations of the Fitzroy family. With direction by Bill Bankes- Jones. See preview.

Sauchiehall Street Thu 1 1—Stm 14 Mar. 7.30pm: 5pm. £10 (£4--£6). The multifaceted Vanishing Point returns with this comedy turn frotn the pen of lain lleggie about Dorothy Darvel. actors' agent extraordinaire. See preview.

Seven Ages - Seachd Linntean Fri 12 & Sat 13 Mar. 8pm. £9 (£4--£5). Dogstar Theatre‘s new production traces a path from cradle to casket through seven stories. Meet the Bairn. the scholar. the lover. the soldier. the sage. the bodach and death himself as the wheel of life is depicted through humour. story and song. See review. Two Lives/No Plays Thu l8 Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm. £9 (£4r-£5). ()ccasional Theatre and Mad Cow present two tales of ordinary people with extraordinary lives. With direction by Jane Dunbar.

Outside the Cities Ayr GAIETY THEATRE Carrick Street.01292 611222. Ill. WC. \NA] Jesus Christ Superstar tYntil Sat 6 Mar (not Sun). 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £7 £14. The popular Rice- l.loyd Webber biblical musical is staged by Ayr Amateur Opera Company. Dead Funny Wed 10 Mar. 7.30pm. £10. See lidinburgh. Brunton Theatre. The Deepest Shelter in Town Tue 16 Mar. 7.30pm. £5; family ticket £10. Brassneck Productions presents an evening of post-war nostalgia.



Reasons to be Cheerful by 7:84, Thursday 4th March, 7.30pm

Echoes by Xfactor, Saturday 6th March, 7.30pm

Dead Funny by Borderline Theatre, Monday 8th March, 7.30pm

Confessions of a Justified Sinner by Rowan Tree Theatre Company, Thursday 11th March, 8pm

Take Two Girls Dragon Productions, Saturday 13th March, 7.30pm

Stardust - The Hoagy Carmichael Story Wednesday 17th March, 7.30pm

Preston Reed Thursday 18th March, 7.30pm

Eastgate, PEEBLES, EH45 8AD Café open Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm Box Office Telephone Number: 01721 725777

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Kildrum. 01236 732887. IP. 11.1'1‘. WC. WA] Dead Funny Until Thu 4 Mar.

7.45pm. £8 (£6). See lidinburgh. Brunton


Sauchiehall Street Wed 10 Mar.

7.45pm. £8 (£6). See lidinburgh.

Traverse Theatre.



City Square. 01 382 434940. IP. H. WC. WA]

Turandot Thu 1 1 Mar. 7.30pm. £l3-s£26. See (ilasgow. Royal Concert Hall.

DUNDEE REP E Tay Square. 01382 223530. IP. 11. WC] Eat to the Beat Thu 4--Sat 6 Mar.

7.45pm. £6 (£4). Fast paced multimedia theatre piece frotn Dundee Rep Adult and Senior Youth (iroup.

The Woman who Cooked her Husband Wed 10 Sat 13 Mar. 8pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £10.50--£16.50

(£10.50 £14.50). lilaine C Smith and Andy

- (iray are the warring factions in this new

black comedy by Debbie lsitt. See preview.


12 Bellfield Street. ()1382 434940. IP. H. WC. WA]

The Sound of Music Mon Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 £10. Dundee Operatic Society presents Rodgers and llammerstein's popular musical about the hapless nun Maria who‘s dispatched to look after the seven children of Captain Von Trapp.


CARNEGIE HALL liast Port. 01383 314000. IP. H. WC. WA]

Reasons to Be Cheerful Fri 5 Mar.

7.30pm. £8.50 (£6-£7.50). See (ilasgow, Tron Theatre. See review.

Romeo and Juliet Wed 10 & Thu 1 1 Mar. Wed 7.30pm; Thu 1.30pm. £8.50 (£6 £7.50). See (ilasgow. Paisley Arts Centre.

Parkinson’s Fundraisers’ Charity Concert Fri 12 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). An evening of light music. song and dance featuring the Rosyth Concert Band. Newton lrish Dancers and the Fife College Choir.

The Bright-Eyes Mariner Wed l7 Mar. 1.30pm. £4. Ages 9+. Tabula Rasa Dance Company's visual dance theatre performance based on The Rimt' ()fl/lt’ Ancient .l/Iurim’r.

East Kilbride

EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()ltl Coach Road. 01355 261000. IP. H. WC. WA]

Family Snapshot Wed 17 Sat 20 Mar. 8pm. £7 (£5). Atnira Theatre Company presents Karen lilizabeth Fox's bittersweet comedy set around a family rctmion at new year.


Maxwell Drive. 01355 248669. IP. WC. WA]

Kiss Me Kate lintil Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat tnat 2.30pm). £5» £8.50. liast Kilbride Light ()pera Club performs Cole Porter‘s musical based on a production of the ’liiming oft/iv Shrew. Faeries Wed 17 Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Pictel adapts the true story of lilsie and Frances. the enterprising fairy photographers who captured the world's imagination. with a sprinkling of artistic licence. Set to a new score. ‘Faeries‘ aims to enchant and intrigue audiences of all ages.



Kingdom Centre. 01592 61 l 101. IP. 11. WC. WA]

Laughter with Leslie Thu 4 & Fri 5 Mar. 7.30pm. £5. Leslie Amateur Dramatic Club celebrates its centenary year with three one—act plays.



Campbell Street. 01475 723038. [R H. WA] A Breath of Life Tue 9 Mar. 7pm. £4. lnverclyde Asthmatic Caring (iroup presents a variety-packed show by local volunteers.

Dead Funny Fri 12 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). See lidinburgh. Brtinton Theatre. The Magic of the Mummy Sat 13 Mar. See Kids listings.



Bennochy Road. 01592 4l2929. IP. H. WC. WA]

HMS Pinafore l'ntil Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £8. Kirkcaldy (iilbert & Sullivan Society presents the popular comic opera.


HOWDEN PARK CENTRE llowden. 01506 433634. IP. WC. WA]

X Factor Dance Company Thu 1 1 Mar. 10am 4pm. Alan (ireig‘s back catalogue gets another airing with this potted history of X Factor brought to life by six talented and hugely watchable dancers. See review.



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X Factor Dance Company Sat (T Mar. See Outside the Cities. Howden Park Centre.



Bowhill House. Bowhill. 01750 22204. IP. H. WC. WA]

Confessions of a Justified Sinner Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 £10 (£6). The Rowan Tree Company presents John Carnegie's adaptation of the James llogg‘s novel.

St Andrews


Abbey Street. 01334 475000. IP. WC] Much Ado About Nothing tintil Sat 13 Mar (not Sun). 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £8.50 £14.50 (£7 £9.50). Steven Little directs the Byre Theatre in Shakespeare‘s comedy of love and deceit. The Dybbult Wed 10—Sat 13 Mar. 7.45pm (Sat tnat 2.45pm). £7 (£4—£5). Third From Left Theatre Company presents S Ansky’s supernatural tale of a young bride possessed by the soul of her true love.

Tunnel Visions Tue 16 Mar. 8pm. £10 (£7.50). See (ilasgovv. Tron Theatre. See preview.



l7niversity of Stirling. (ll 786 466666. IP. 11. WC. WA]

Romeo and Juliet tintil Sat 6 Mar. 8pm (Wed tnat 1.30pm). £8 (£4). See (ilasgow. Paisley Arts Centre.

The Bright Eyed Mariner Sun 7 Mar. Sec Kids listings.

Reasons to Be Cheerful Tue 9 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£4). See (ilasgow. Tron Theatre. See review.

Benji Reid: 13 Mics and Frame of Mind Fri 12 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£4). iii-energy freestyle popping. text and rap from this 21st century hip hop act.

Dead Funny Sat 13 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£4). See Edinburgh. Brunton Theatre.

Animal Farm Tue 16 Fri 19 Mar. 8pm (Wed Thu tnat 2pm). £8 (£4). Northern Stage Iinsemble presents its take on (ieorge ()rwell‘s satire in which all animals are equal. btit some are more equal than others.


Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. Ill. WC. WA. WAA]

The Blend Fri 12 Stilt 14 Mar. Times vary. A festival celebrating the performance traditions of Scotland and beyond. Sauchiehall Street Thu l8 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£6.50). See lidinbtirglt. Traverse Theatre.