Part of Glasgay!/IETM. Roadkill Thu 4–Sat 13 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 3pm & 7pm (Wed 10 & Fri 12 Nov 7pm only). £12 (£8). Off-site performance following a young girl as she travels from Nigeria to Edinburgh hoping for a new life but discovering the reality of sex-trafficking. Directed by Cora Bissett. IETM. Bette / Cavett Tue 9–Sat 13 Nov. 8pm. £12 (£8). Grant Smeaton plays a domineering Bette Davis in this verbatim recreation of her candid television interview with smarmy late-night talk show host Dick Cavett. Part of Glasgay! The Weir Tue 16–Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm. £10.50–£14.50 (£6.50–£10.50). Conor McPherson’s classic ghostly drama is presented by Mull Theatre. EDINBURGH ■ BEDLAM THEATRE 11b Bristo Place, 225 9893. Amadeus Tue 9–Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£4.50). Peter Schaffer’s classic play set among the rumour and scandal of 18th century Vienna, where the young Amadeus Mozart has come to make his name. The Strasse Wed 17 Nov. 2.30pm. £4. Student production about a street controlled by a ruthless gang leader.
■ BRUNTON THEATRE Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240. Watch iT! and Such a Bloke Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £10.50 (£8.50; under 18s £6). Award-winning Aussie choreographer Janis Claxton debuts a pair of dance pieces performed by Tony Mills. ■ CHURCH HILL THEATRE 33a Morningside Road, 529 4147. A View from the Bridge Wed 17–Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm. £9 (£7). Leitheatre presents a new production of Arthur Miller’s fateful story of Eddie and the unravelling of his livelihood.
■ KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 529 6000. 2 Pianos 4 Hands Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £14–£26.50. Musical comedy about the trials and tribulations of two aspiring pianists.
✽ Enron Tue 9–Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm).
£14–£26.50. See preview, page 81.
■ FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000.
21s £10). See feature, page 14.
Tue 9 Nov. 7.30pm. £16.50 (under
✽ Breakin’ Convention Mon 8 & ✽ Alston Fri 12 Nov. 7.30pm. £11.50–£17.50. See preview, page
■ MACDONALD LIBRARY MacDonald Road, 529 5636. FREE Lottery Thu 4 Nov. 6.30–8pm. A play about a search through a library for a lost lottery ticket. Part of Dyslexia Awareness Week.
■ NORTH EDINBURGH ARTS CENTRE 15a Pennywell Court, 315 2151. Ignite Sat 6 Nov. 3pm. £4 (£3). YDance and Smallpetitklein collaborate on two all-male, high-energy performances, Touch Paper and Trigger. ■ PLAYHOUSE 18–22 Greenside Place, 0844 847 1660. That’ll Be The Day Fri 5 Nov. 7.30pm. £22–£25. Rock’n’roll musical with songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Scrooge the Musical Mon 8–Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £12.50–£35.50. Stage legend Tommy Steele returns to the title role. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Tue 16–Sun 21 Nov. Tue 7.30pm; Wed 1.30pm; Thu 1.30pm & 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 5pm & 8pm (Sat mat 2pm); Sun 1pm & 4pm. £12–£28. Starring Any Dream Will Do
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■ ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street, 248 4848.
✽ The Importance of Being Earnest Until Sat 20 Nov (not
Sun/Mon). 7.45pm (Sat 6 & 13 Nov mat 2.30pm). £11–£28 (£5–£26). BSL performance Wed 10 Nov 7.45pm. Captioned performance Sat 13 Nov 2.30pm. See review, page 84.
■ SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE 43–45 High Street, 556 9579. The Faith Healer Fri 12 & Sat 13 Nov. 7pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £9 (£7). Classic Irish storytelling theatre from writer Brian Friel.
■ ST BRIDE’S CENTRE 10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. The Edge of Darkness Wed 10–Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £10 (£8.50). The Edinburgh Makars perform a darkly mysterious play by Brian Clemens. ■ TEVIOT DEBATING HALL Bristo Square, email@example.com. Jekyll and Hyde Until Fri 5 Nov. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Dual-identity horror is reworked into an intoxicating musical theatre experience by EUSOG.
■ THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY 28 Great King Street, 07789 476299. Dances of Universal Peace Wed 17 Nov. 7–9pm. £5. Dances and song inspired by spiritual traditions across the world.
■ TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street, 228 1404.
✽ Spring Awakening Until Sat 13 Nov (not Mon). 7.30pm (Wed mat 2.30pm); Sun 6pm. £10–£16 (£6–£12). Douglas Maxwell’s new adaptation of the scandalous fin-de-siècle play. Post- show discussion on Tue 9 Nov. See review, page 84. Scottish Opera: In the Penal Colony Tue 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £14 (£6–£10). Scottish Opera collaborates with Music Theatre Wales and the Traverse Theatre for a new production of Philip Glass’ chamber opera In the Penal Colony. Part of the Traverse Autumn Festival. Burst the Box Wed 17 Nov. 8pm. £14 (£6–£10). Puppet cabaret from the Puppet Lab. Autumn Festival.
✽ Disgo Thu 18 & Fri 19 Nov. 9.30pm (also Fri 7pm). £14 (£6–£10). See preview, page 82. OUTSIDE THE CITIES ■ DUNDEE REP Tay Square, Dundee, 01382 223530.
✽ A Doll’s House Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £11–£17 (£5–£11). Writer Samuel Adamson presents his new take on Ibsen’s potent drama. See review, page 84. The King of Lochee Tue 9 Nov. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £9–£14 (£5–£9). The pupils of St John’s RC High School open Youth Week with a musical about the history of Lochee. Triple Bill Tue 16 & Thu 18 Nov. 8pm. £15 (£8–£12). Scottish Dance Theatre present a hypnotic triptych to mark their return to the Rep. Backstage Pass Wed 17 Nov. 8pm. £10 (£5–£8). A performance in various alternative spaces around the theatre.
■ BYRE THEATRE Abbey Street, St Andrews, 01334 475000. Tiny Volcanoes Sat 13 Nov. 7.45pm. £12 (£8–£10). A two-man exploration of the changes in society which have turned Britain in a bubbling volcano of blame and hatred. Spring Awakening Thu 18–Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £8 (£6). Just So Society present a version of the rock musical.
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