0 Theatre is listed by city first, then by venue, running in alphabetical order, except for touring shows which are listed by the name of the show. Most theatres in Glasgow are showing Maytest productions. See separate Maytest Diary for details.


0 CITIZENS Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box ()ffice Mon—Sat mam—8pm. Bar. [1)].

Jotters Until Sat 6.lune. 7.30pm. £3. Students. ()APs. UB40s £1. (()APs and Students free on the door). Wildcat Stage Productions in their touring show about education. Sketching out the tale of a family involved in different stages of education. they teach some unpalatable lessons about the North-South divide. Excellent music. slightly patchy acting and some alarming statistics.

The Steamie Tue 9—Sat 26 June. 7.30pm. (Please note this run has been extended to allow five extra performances.) Prices as for JorIers. Wildcat Stage Productions in their tremendously successful musical show set in an old communal washhouse.

o CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box ()ffice Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—3pm. 6-8pm perfevgs.

Bar Cafe.

The Steamie lintil Sat 30 May. 7.45pm. £3 (£1 .50). Wildcat Stage Productions. See Citizens' Theatre and Touring.

Gerald Mangan ’I‘ttc 9June. 8pm. £1. Glasgow poet. painter. critic and cartoonist. Gerald Mangan gives a reading in the bar.

Shakers'l‘hurs 11—Sat201une. 7.45pm. Mon—Wed £2 (£1 ). Thurs—Sat £2.75 (£1 .50). While John Godber‘s Hull Truck Company present his Up 'n' L'nderin Edinburgh (see listings). Cumbernauld Theatre Company present another of his highly successful shows: Shakers. set in a cocktail bar where fottr waitresses shed a little light on their lives and their clientele.

0 DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street. 041552 5827.

The Heartbreak Policy Sat 30 May. 8pm. (Workshop also at 2.30pm). Mark Saunders. mime artist. probably best known as one half of Tony and Derek. in a touching little show about the perils of being in love and male attitudes to the condition. We meet an insurance agent who discovers he has little in the way of insurance against a sore heart.

Baal Thurs 4—Sat 6June. 7.30pm. Alien ArtsTheatre Co in Bertolt Brecht‘s early expressionist play considering the clash between nature and society through the personality of Baal. who rejects the precepts of socrety.

o GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526.

Stags and Hens Tue 9—Fri 12 June. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1). GRID Theatre Coin \Villy (Educating Rim) Russell‘s comedy set in a Glasgow nightclub where an engaged couple inadvertently hold their hen stag nights at the same time.

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—6.30pm. 552 5961.

Mixed Feelings L'ntil Sat 30 May. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £5. £4. £3. Brian Murphy and Ruth Maddock in a new comedy by Donald Churchill presented by Mark Furness Productions.

Annie Mon l—Sat l3June. Mon—Fri 7.30pm; Sat 8pm. Mats: Wed

2. 15pm. Sat 2.30pm. £6. £5. £4. ()APs. Students. UB40s. Children Half Price. All seats two for the price ofone on Monday. A new production of the highly popular musical based on the comic strip story of Little Orphan Annie. a waif living in 1930s‘ America who is adopted by a millionaire.

O MITCHELL Granville Street. 221 3198. Box office Mon—Sat. 12 noon—6pm. Bar. Cafe. [D] Tickets also available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 552 5961. Mon—Sat l0.30am—6.30pm.

When We Are Married Until Sat 30 May. 7.30pm. £3. The Pantheon Club.

Peter Pan Tue 2—Fri 5 June. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Mitchell Theatre for Youth in a stage adaptation 0“. M. Barrie's classic tale about the boy who refused to grow up. See Kids.

0 PAVILION 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar.

Robert Halpern Every Thurs. Fri and Sat eve. from 11 June untilend August. 7.30pm. Thurs £2.50; Fri £3.25: Sat £4. The stage hypnotist returns to exercise his powers over his audience.

0 THEATRE ROYAL l lope Street. 331 1234. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet.

No theatre performance this issue.

0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

Hess Thurs 4—Sat 6 June. 7pm. £2 (£1.50). Theatre Racoon in Michael Burrell‘s one-man play about Rudolf Hess. Hitler‘s deputy. who visited Scotland in 1941.

True West Thurs 4—Sat 6 June. 8.30pm. £2.25 (£1.75). Theatre Racoon in one of leading American playwright Sam Shepard‘s most powerful plays about reality and fantasy and the American Dream: two brothers. one a drifter. the other a ‘success’. gradually swap roles.

0 TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267/8. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm: Sun 12.30-8pm. Cafe/Rest. Bar'l‘ue—Thurs

Noon—1 1pm; Fri and Sat Noon—midnight: Sun 12.30—11pm. The Day the Sheep Turned Pink Until Sttn 31 May. 8pm. £4 non-members: £3 members. Students. OAPs. UB40s. disabled. under-21s £1 (members only and not on Fri or

Sat ). Critical Mass Theatre Company in a humane and entertaining new comedy that looks at the issues that have grownup around the question of nuclear power in a humane and entertaining way.

Confederacy of Fools Double Bill Tue 2—Sun 7 June. 8pm. Prices as for

( 'ritical .I'Iuss. Two comedies from the company Confederacy Of Fools. Mess revolves around what happens when a nubile student nurse. plus fantasies. arrives in the porters' mess of a large hospital at 4am. Intercourse concerns four stereotype image-conscious. right—on. all-alternative. Clapham-dwelling friends as they struggle not to become stereotypes. The two shows run on alternate nights. starting with Intercourse.

Capercaillie Fri 5 June 11pm. Prices as for Critical Mass. See Folk Music. The Shadow Wed Ill—Sat 13 June. 8pm. Prices as for Critical Mass. The Glasgow Drama Workshop ( 14—19 years) directed by Hamish Glen in a show by Yevgeney Shwartz. based on the fairytale by 1 lans Christian Andersen. See Kids.



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Spacemen and Party Frocks Sat 30 May 2.30pm. £1 .50 (50p). TAG Theatre Company. See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

Best Party in Town Sat 30 May. 8pm. £5 (.£3).~’£3 (£2). Cabaret and comedy. See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

Gorgie Writers Workshop Sat 30 May. 8pm. 50p. See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

The Provinces of the Cat Tue 2—Fri 5 June. 8pm. United Artists in a play by George Gunn. See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

The Broch Wed 3 June. 8pm. £1.50 (50p). Cabaret from the MsFits. See Spring Fling Diary for full details. Edinburgh Playwrights' Workshops Wed 3. Fri 5. Wed 10. Fri 12 June. 8pm. £1 (50p). Fottr new plays in workshop productions. See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

Women Live Cabaret Thurs 4 June. 8pm. £2 (£1). See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

Big ’OI Dpry Fri 5 June. 8pm. £2.50 (£1.50). A cabaret night. See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

Wallace - Guardian of Scotland Tue 9 June. 7.30pm. £2 ( £1 ). Theatre Co-()perative. See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

The Big Chance Thurs l 1 June. 8pm. £1 (50p). See Spring Fling Diary for full details.

0 BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. Box office Mon-Sat l0am—8pm. Bar. [D]

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350 Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow G2 3JD,

Tel 041 332 7521.

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