0 Theatre is listed by city first then by venue, ninnlng in alphabetical order, except for touring shows which are listed by the name of the show. Please send details not later than to days before publication date.
O CITIZENS Gorbals Street. 429 ()022 /8177. Box Office. Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D] Friends and Lovers Fri 7—Sat 22 Feb. 7.30pm. £3. Students. OAPs and UB40s £1 in advance. Free on the door. A new production ofthe comedy by the seventeenth century Italian writer Carlo Goldoni. translated and directed by Robert David MacDonald. O CUMBERNAULO THEATRE Cumbernauld. ()23 67 32887. Box office Mon—Fri. 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—3pm. 6—8pm perf. evgs. Bar/cafe. Cuttin’ a Bug Fri 7 and Sat 8 Feb. 7.45pm. £2.50(£2). Unit One Theatre Company in John Byrne‘s hilarious sequel to The Slab Boys.
focusing on the preparations for the
annual staffdance. Beneath One Banner'I‘hurs 13 and Fri 14 Feb. 7.45pm. £2.75 (£1.50). Opening nights of 7:84 Scotland's new touring production. a play by Sean McCarthy set in a Scottish pit-town in the 1860s. where a strike calls up and questions the divisions between the Orange and the Green. Directed by David Macl-ennan and with a cast of five Scots and five Irish actors. O OOWANHILL CENTRE Fouracres. 93 Hyndland Street. Partick. 339 9407. The Mlsanthrope Amended Fri 14 and Sat 15 Feb. 8pm. £2 (£1.50). A new adaptation of Moliere‘s classic comedy presented by the Great Western Theatre Company. While much of the plot and many of the characters — including the arch misanthropist Alceste - remain. the whole production is set at a modern day party and the audience are encouraged to participate in party
games and congo chains. Directed by
0 THE DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street. 552 5827. Box Office 9.30am—6pm.
0n the Eve of the Revolution Until Sat 8 Feb. 7.30pm. Check prices with theatre. UK premiere of Russian writer Maxim Gorky‘s play about a rich merchant who. on the eve of the Russian revolution. is on his death bed. Presented by John Street Theatre.
0 GARRET MASK AND PUPPET
THEATRE 39b Otago Street. 339 6185.
Harry's Christmas Thurs 6—Sat 8 Feb. 7.30pm. Admission by programme
; at the door. Mercury Theatre
Company in the first showing in
' Scotland of Steven Berkoffs play: Harry‘s Christmas and his reaction to it reveal his personality and
12 The List 7 — 20 Feb
Lunch Fri 7 and Sat 8 Feb. 10pm. Admission by programme at the door. A late night presentation by Mercury Theatre Company of Berkoff‘s exploration of sexual psychology through the meeting in a beach-cafe ofan aggressive man and a woman trapped by her marriage. 0 KING'S Bath Street. Box office Mon~Sat 12 noon—6pm. 4 bars. [D] [E] Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am—o30pm. 552 5961.
Sinbad the Sailor Until Sat 8 Feb. Mon-Sat 7pm. Sat mat2. 15pm. £5.75—£l. OAPs and children selected perfs £3—£ l .50. Johnnie Beattie and Una Macl-ean in a polished production with more than a touch of local colour.
Local Murder Mon 10—Sat 15 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat 5 and 8pm. £4.50, £4. £3.50. Mon 2 seats for the price of one. Cones halfprice on all evenings and Sat mat. but not Sat eve. A thriller starring Don Henderson from Bulman. Carolyn Jones from Crossroads and William Gaunt.
The Pyjama Game Mon 17—Sat 22
— new FACETS 0N CLASSIC TEXTS
Making a rare appearance inthis country, Facets Performance Ensemble from Chicago are stopping off at only two places— Newcastle and Glasgow (Tron Theatre, 7 and 8 Feb. See Listings).
They are not a group to take productions lightly; the two they present in Glasgow - ‘Macondo', telling the history of several generations of a Columbian family and based on Gabriel Garcia Marquez's
Nobel Prize winning novel ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude', and ‘The Book of Lear' — both took them a long way from the rehearsal room.
In 1982, just before Marquez won the Nobel Prize, the company set off for Columbia, where they lived in a series
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Feb. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. Check prices with theatre.
0 MITCHELL Granville Street. 221 3198. Box office Mon-Sat. l2 noon—6pm. Bar. Cafe. [DITickets also available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 552 5961. Mon—Sat 10.30am—o.30pm.
The Wizard of Oz Thurs o—Sat b’ Feb. 7.30pm. £2 from 647 2688. The Minerva Club junior section present the wizard tale.
Festival of One Act Plays Wed I‘LSat 22 Feb. 7.15pm. A competitive festival of one-act plays by the Scottish Community Drama Association. The adjudicator is Uisdean F. Murry and the overall winners. anounced on Saturday evening. will go on to the divisional finals in March. with the possibility then ofproceeding to the Scottish finals in April.
Plaza Suite, Black Comedy and Traitors Tryst Wed 19 Feb. 7.15pm. Glenburn Players present an extract of Neil Simon‘s Plaza Suite. the Unitarian Players B Team present Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer and the Antonine Theatre Group’s entry is Traitors" Tryst by Nan Ross.
The Sponge Room, The Saliva Milk Shake and Legge’s Eleven Thurs 20 Feb. 7.15pm. Onthe second evening ofthe competition. Rutherglen Repertory Theatre bring us The Sponge Room by Keith Waterhouse and Willis I-Iall. Gadabout Theatre Company present The Saliva Milk Shake by Howard Brenton while the
of villages around Aracataca, Marquez's birth-place, meeting people who knew him, in order to try and understand the atmosphere and culture of Columbia and to find out the meaning behind Macondo, the strange half dream-like place where Marquez's novel is set. The performance, first presented around Columblan villages, is an attempt to recreate on stage what they discovered.
Their approach to the story of King Lear was equally remotely researched — in the desert to be precise. Looking for a contemporary environment equivalent to that of Lear, the company sought out the nomadic tribes of the desert.
Apex Players D. G. A Team give Legge's Eleven by Harry Glass. Confusions, The Madam and Hlss the
l Villain Fri21 Feb. 7.15pm.
: Rutherglen Rep’s entry this evening
; is Alan Ayckbourn's Confusions.
3 Drumchapel Parish Church D. G. present The Madam by Gwen Cherell and the New Victory Players present Hiss The Villain by AR. Taylor and E. Cossons.
Dod‘s Dilemma, A Separate Peace and Where It's Due Sat 22 Feb. 7.15pm. The final evening ofthe competition has the New Victory A Team presenting Dad's Dilemma — by Dod, the Garelochhead Players in A
Separate Peace by Tom Stoppard and
The Apex Players D.G. B Team in Where It's Due by Harry Glass.
2 O PAVILION 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. Box office Mon—Sat
I 10am—8pm. Bar. Cinderella Until Sat 8 Feb. 7.30pm.
Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£3. Children and
‘ OAPs £3—£2. Andy Cameron, Valerie Dunbar and ‘Tiger' Tim
: Stevens in the final few days ofthe panto presented by Radio Clyde.
John Martyn Sun 9 Feb. 7.30pm. £5.
£4.50. John Martyn in Concert. (See
Music). Boy Chubby Brown Mon 10 Feb. 7.45pm. £3.50. ‘Britain's naughtiest
. comedian‘ in a one night
appearance. Adults only.
a The Nolans Mon 17 Feb. 6.30pm and
8.45pm. £5.50. £5. £3.50. Two
. performances from the singing : sisters (See also Rock).
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Get to Grips Fri 21 Feb. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). ‘The Grips‘ theatre group in a comic revue about modern living.
O THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234/332 9000 (credit cards). Box
: office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (7.30pm on perf evgs) Bar. Buffet.
' Werther Wed 12, Tue 18. Thurs 20.
: Sat22. 7.15pm. Sat 15 2.15pm.
Scottish Opera. (See Classical
Music). Best of British Country Thurs 13 Feb.
‘7.30pm. (See Folk).
Parkthe Tiger Sat 15 Feb. 8.15pm. £5.
. £4. Cones available. From be-bop to - Blues and back — the popular and
inimitable mix of Harvey and the Wallbangers in a new show (see feature).
3 0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall
Street. 332 7521. Box office Tue—Sat
1()am-5.30pm. Sun 2—5pm. (Tickets : also from bookshop on perfevgs). [D] [E]
Hard Times Fri 7 and Sat 8 Feb. _7.30pm. £2.50, £2. TAG Theatre Company in a highly successful
production. directed by Ian Brown. of Stephen Jeffreys‘ stage adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens. (See Review).
The Wummin Disappears Fri 14 and
Sat 15 Feb. 7.30pm. £2, £1.50. Soor
Plooms Women‘s Theatre Group in a spoofChandleresque revue, first seen at the Glasgow Arts Centre, in
which a detective uncovers a plot to
adulterate margarine with a
substance that makes women more aggressive. Soor Plooms follow up f the play with cabaret.
Tempest Now Thurs 20—Sat 22 Feb. 7.30pm. £2.50, £2. A new
production by TNT theatre co. of a l