Box office: EDINBURGH FESTIVAL: 97
Tuesday 19 August 1997
MASSAGE UK premiere of Berkoff's uncomfortably compelling new play, exploring the seamy sleazy world of British massage parlours.
Assembly Rooms, Venue 3, 11.30-12.45.
MEMORY MAN - PAUL CLARK A charming portrayal of a vaudeville perfomer with an intriguing hobby: memorising the Kansas telephone directory. Pleasance, Venue 33, 12.40- 13.40.
DIRIAMBA!: A Theatre Workshop / Nixtayolero collaboration, bringing the carnival colours of Nicaragua to Edinburgh and revealing the darkness hidden beneath them. Theatre Workshop, Venue 20, 17.30-18.30.
Simon Lipson In Pieces: No one is safe from this talented impressionist. He parodies everything. Gilded Balloon, Venue 38, 19.45-20.45.
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