Theatre events are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance events are listed after Theatre. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Anna Millar.

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253 :\t'g_\ le Street. 50.5 H123. I\\'(‘. \VAI Proof Thu 13 Sat 15 .May. 7.30pm. £o (£4 ). 'l‘he impressiy e Rapture 'l'lteatre (‘ompany presents tlte Scottish premiere of tltis aw ard-winning play about fantily relationships played out like a detectiye story from the pen of Day id Auburn. David Leddy: Through the Night 1111) 20 Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £(t (£4). See Stage \Vltispet's.

Brain Salad Wed 26 Sat 2‘) May. 7.30pm. £(t (£4 ). \Vay w ard's ttew play about two ntert w lto tray el to strange countries it) tlte search of a tltird person. The Arches Artists’ Forum l-‘ri 28 May. (rpm. Free. Open to all artists from all disciplines. tltis artists' fortttn offers the cltaitce to network. air \ iews and share ct'eatiye ideas.


ll‘) (iorbals Street. 42‘) ()022. Il’. 11.11. \\'('. \VAI

Chess l'ntil Sat 15 .May. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £10 (£8). The Dattce School of Scotland presents its adaptation of tlte popular \Vest lind musical. featuring music by Benny Anderson attd Bjorn l'ly'aeus. witlt lyrics courtesy of tlte tttigltty Tim Rice.

Jacqui Wilson School of Dance the 18 Sttit 23 May. 7.15pm (Sat tttat 1.15pm); 7pm. £10(£S). Dance showcase. Where’s the Tramp? Where’s the Moon? Tue 18 Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). 'l‘hronton \Vilder's w arm-hearted play won hint l’ulit/er pri/es for botlt literature arid dranta. Here. the importance of small- town family life is reyisited by the (‘iti/ens‘ (‘ommtmity (’ompany.\\'itlt direction by (itty Hollands attd .\'eil l’ackham.


1)ukes Road. ('ambuslang. (>41 831‘). Proof 'l‘hu 20 May 7.30pm. £2. See (ilttsgtm. The Arches.


‘) l'niyersity Ayenue. 3305522. I\\'('. \Vs‘sl Lovers Thu 13 Sat 15 May. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). S'l}\(i performs Brian l'riel's

contedy -drama about two couples in an Irish ('atltolic ('ommtmity w ho are struggling will) the realities of loyc. Swingboats Thu 2() Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). .\ blistering rtew heist play based on a couple of down-at-heel small-time crooks. written by the artistic director of Nomad. Mark Westbrook. Upstairs and in the Attic Mon 24 & Tue 25 May. 10am. 11.45am «2 1.45pm. £3.50. Ages 5 11. li\plore the imaginatiy e worlds we create in tlte hide} -holcs of our homes witlt the help of (iiant Productions. featuring music. storytelling attd puppetry.


2‘)? Bath Street. 240 1111. Ill. \\'('. \\'.»\I Ballet Central Sat 15 May 7.30pm. £3.50 £13.50. :\ mised programme from linal year students at London's prestigious ('entral School ol' Ballet.

Footloose Mon 17-Sat 22 May. 7.30pm: (rpm A; ‘)pm; 2.30pm & Split.

L .51) £22.50. Let's hear it for the boy as

Footloose rocks ittto lowtt. This still beats I’ume attd Flay/ulunt‘e iii the collectiy'e choreography stakes.

Carmen Mon 24 Sat 2‘) May. 7.30pm. £12 £31.50. Bi/et's passionate Spanish opera based on a dangerous gypsy girl and her loy er Don Jose.


(r (iranyille Street. 0845 330 3501. Ill. 11'. \\'(‘. \\'.-\I

Showtime l‘ri 21 & Sat 22 May. 7pm. £7.50. Pupils frottt the Debbie lidie School of Dance showcase their talents. Cantonese Yuet Ming Chinese Opera Tue 25 May. b.3(1pttt. £10 £15. (‘binese opera by the ('antonese Yuet Miitg.

Showtime 2004 Thu 27 May. 7pm. £7.

The lsobel Donnelly School of Dance performs Show-time 2004. its annual showcase.


New Street. SS7 1010. Ill. \\‘(’. \VAI Where’s Yer Snake 'I’ue ht May. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). |.ocal performer l’atrick l)oy le looks at the ntodertt world tltrottglt the eyes of a Scottish street busker. Catch a Falling Star Thu 21) May. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50).'1‘he Msliits present a rtew comedy drama about friendship. family and lame. w hiclt sees the aw ard- winnittg duo of playwrigltt Rona Munro attd comedy actress l'iiotta Know 1es reunited.

Screaming Queens Tue 25 May. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Written and performed by (ierry l-‘orristal. tltis play tells the tale of (ierry leay iitg sntall tow n \Vaterford for the bright lights and gay scene of Dublin.

PAVILION THEATRE l2l Remit-it) sum. 33: IS4o. ll’. we)

The Biggot l'ntil Sat 22 May (not Sun).

7.30pm (Wed tk Sat ntat 2pm). £10 £14. James Barclay 's comedy about Andra 'I'ltomson. a bigot attd football fanatic.


US Ingrant Street. 552 348‘). Il’. \\'('. \\'.-\. \\'.'\.-\l

Deus Ex Quanta ‘I'ue ls Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. U) L") (£3 £4.50). Locked in it roottt. detectiyes (‘hapel and White ltay e to grapple witlt physics. philosophy attd a lty potltetical murder.


100 Rettfrew Street. 332 5057. I11. \\'('. w‘.-\|

Roberto Zucco Sat l5 Sat 22 May (not Sun). 7.30pm llllll ntat 2.30pm). £tbc. RSAMD presents tltis tale of murder and intrigue irt collaboration witlt Vanishing Point.


333 \Voodlztnds Road.

The Illustrious Corpse Sat 22 May. Spit). liree. Rehearsed reading of land Ali's play about corruption. deception attd politics by the Spartaki group.


232 Hope Street. 332 9000. Ill. “(2. \VAI Scottish Opera Fri )4 Wed 1‘) May (not Sun). 7pm ('I’ue ntat 10.30am); Sat 1.30pm. £5 £10; fatttily ticket £28. Based on the classical (ireek tttytlt of 'l‘lteseus attd the Minotaur. Scottish ()pera presents its lirst ey er opera for cltildrett. l‘or ages 8 l4.

NDT2 1’ri 21 & Sat 22 May. 7.30pm.

£6 £21. See preyiew.


Sarabhai and Darpana Performance Group: The Journey Inward Hi )4 & Sat 15 May. 8pm. £‘) (£5 ). The Indian dance and theatre grottp e\plores the tradition of Deyi (ioddess worship.

Les Ballet C de la 8: Bache Fri 2) & Sat 22 May. 8pm. £9 (£5). Performed to liye classical piano ittttsic. the Belgian modern dance company presents this new work based oit the concept of fear.

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Togue: Spina and Ariadone Thu 27 Sat 2‘) May Spin. £‘) (£5). .-\ collaboration between l’renclt rock bartd. Spina. and Japanese dattce company. Ariadone.


(t3 'l‘rongate. 552 4267.

The Memory of Water Sat 15 Sat 2‘) May (not Sun/Mort). 3pm (Sat mat 2pm). £4 £12 (£4 £6). Stellar Quines presents llte story of three sisters w ho tttect on tlte eye of their mother's funeral.

Three Nights in May Mon 17 May Mon 24 May & Mon 31 May. 8pm. £5. (’abaret sltow front a selection of RS.-\MD post-graduate musical theatre students.


54 (ieorgc Street. 220 434‘). I\\'(‘. \\'.-\| Highway Diner: Lay-Bys Sat 22 May 7.30pm. £5 (£3). l'nconyentional

NDT 2 Holland’s leading contemporary dance company sends a new installment irt its artistic adventures to Scottish audiences. who have traditionally warmly welcomed them. Technically cutting edge. this company also has the capacity for both humour and pathos in abundance. Theatre Royal. Glasgow. Fri 21—Sat 22 May.

Peer Gynt Benchtours are back with this rendering of Ibsen's classic of trolls. love and the underworld. Expect a visual feast and a night of high entertainment. Brunton Theatre. Edinburgh. Fri22 May. then IOL/r/ng.

performance group. Highway Diner and with musical set by X Vectors. Meet outside the Assembly Rooms. (ieorgc St.


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Company Chordelia 'I‘hu I3 May. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Kally 1.1oyd Jones and company showcase two upbeat dattce works. peppered w itlt aerial antics: l’luy ()n.’ attd Salim/try .M'g/tl Ditus.

Wee Witches Sat 15 May See Kids llsllllgs.

Singing in the Rain Wed 1‘) Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). lincore presents the classic musical set at Monumental Studios at tlte dawtt of talking pictures.

Peer Gynt 'l‘hu 27 a Hi 23 May. 7.30pm. £‘).50 (£o). Benclttours presents this new production of Ibsen's last attd greatest \erse play.

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