THEATRE ACCESS DIRECTORY
In conjunction with the Scottish Council For Disability. The List will be expanding on venue information of relevance to disabled people over the coming months. The project begins with the Theatre section and it's hoped that over the next tew issues all the venues listed in this section will jointhose encoded this time. During the change-over
period. the existing disability codes ( lor lacilities lorthe disabled, and [E] for lacilities lor the hard 01 hearing) will be run alongside the new system. We're keen to hear your views and suggestions on what inlorrnation is most uselul and how itshould be presented. Write to The Editor. 14 High Street. Edinburgh EH11TE.
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Facilities: “C i» Adapted Toilet(s). \VS --‘ Wheelchair Spaces. AS Adjacent Seats. Ii Induction Loop System. (i : (iuidc Dogs Allowed. R 1 Restaurant Accessible. B -- Bar Accessiblch AdaptedTelephone.
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Theatre is listed by city first. then byvenue. running in alphabetical order. Touring shows are listed separately under the relevant heading. KEY:  Iacilitiestorthe disabled. [E] lacilities lor the hard of hearing. usually an induction loop system. For prices, price in brackets eg (£1 .50) is the concessionary price. Long running shows. unless specilied otherwise. do not run on Sundays.
I CITIZENS' THEATRE (iorbals Street. 42‘) ()022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: P. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. Ii. G. R. Ilelp: AA]
ATale of Two Cities Ifntil 101une. 7.30pm. A timely adaptation of Dickens' French Revolution story. brought to life by designer and director Philip Prowse. Well worth seeing. (See Mayfest Review).
I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. (ilasgow.
0419503437 3438. [Access: I’. R. Facilities: WC. WS. Ii. (1. R. B. Ilelp: A. AA].
Project! Until Sat 20 May. 7.30pm & Sat Mat 2.30pm. £5 (£2.50). The Free Street Theatre from Chicago‘s Cabrini-Green in a musical drama based on the experiences of the residents of one of America's most violent housing estates. (See Mayfest Review).
Crawturd Kids 27 May. 2—4pm. £1 or £4 for family ticket. Shona McKie is in charge of these increasingly popular monthly workshops for 5— 12 year olds. Adults can either leave children at the theatre or sit in on the workshops themselves. Contact Shona McKie for further details.
I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—3pm; 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar’Cafc. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. (1. B. Help: A. AA]. Them Through The Wall Until Sat 20 May. 7.45pm and 2.30pm on Sat 20. Tue—Thurs and Sat Mat £2.50 (£1 .25); Fri 6.: Sat£3.50 (£1.25). SeeTouring.
Glasvegas Fri 26-Sat 27 May. 7.45pm. £3.50(£2). See Touring and Mayfest Review.
Road Wed 31 May—Sat 3 June. 7.45pm. £2.50(£1 .25) on Wed; £3.50(£2)
Thurs—Sat. See Touring and Mayfest Review.
I DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street . 552 5827. [Access: P. ST. Facilities WS. G. Help: A. AA].
Aurora Leigh L'ntil Sat 20. 8pm. Michelene Wandor's acclaimed stage adaptation of [Elizabeth Barrett Browning's epic autobiographical poem. performed by Actual Theatre.
Frankensense Sat 27 May. 8pm. See Touring.
I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669.
East Kilbride Arts Festival Fri 2t» May—Sat 3 June. Iiast Kilbride goes all cultural fora week of theatre. entertainment. art. music and community events. From Mon 2‘) May—Fri 2 June there will be buskingand street entertainment in Princes Square and Princes Mall from 11am—3pm. See Folk Listings and Cabaret for further details.
Them Through The Wall Sat 27 May. 7.30pm. Sec Touring.
Harmony Row Wed 31 May—1 June. See Touring.
A View From the Bridge at Murray Hall. Fri 2 June. Arthur Miller‘s modern classic set in docklands New York is a tragic tale of misplaced affection.
I EAST KILBRIDE BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE Iligh Common Road. St l.eonards.03552 37200.
The Zoo Story Sun 21 May. 8pm. £1. A new venture for this Iiast Kilbride bar. It is hosting West Iind Theatre's production of Edward Albee‘s’ early one-acter The Zoo Story plus Irish music from The I’t'rt’ltuggt'rs. All proceeds go to charity and if the evening is successful it could become a regular monthly event.
I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. |Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. (i. Ilelp: A. AA].
Still Lite L'ntil Sat 20 May. 7.30pm. Final instalment in John Byrne's Slab Boys Trilogy given a fresh airing by the Arts Centre's Adult Drama (iroup.
Conquest ot the South Pole Until Sat 20 May. 7.30pm. St Andrew‘s L'niversity Theatre Company. Ilemispheres. has been quick to pick up on Manfred Karge's powerful play about four unemployed men indulging in a bit of escapism. It premiered at the Traverse Theatre last year and is currently being turned into a film.
I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY West Quadrangle.
We're A Family 24—27 May. 7.30pm. Free. (ilasgow University Theatre in a new experimental play by Christopher Deans. I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. 041 227 551 1. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. R. (i. Help: A. AA].
Dr Who L'ntil Sat 20 May. 7.30pm. £2.50—£7. Jon Pertwee is the timelord on a mission to save Glasgow from the Daleks. Bring your own couch to hide behind. After Dr Who the King's takes an 1 1 week break and will re-open on 7 August.
I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—6pm Bar. Cafe. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. (.‘andleriggs. 227 5511 Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. |Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. (1. R. B. Ilelp: A. AA].
Tango Varsoviano Until Sat 20 May. 7pm. £5 (£2.50). lmpressionistic and highly-rated play by Argentina‘s'l‘eatro del Sur. See Mayfest Review.
Smike Tue 30 May—Sat 3 June. 7.30pm & Sat Mat 2.30pm. £3 (£1 .50). Agood month for Dickens this. While the Citizens rcinterpretsA Tale of Two Cities. the Mitchell Theatre for Youth has a bash at this pop musical by Roger Holman and Simon May which is freely based on Ate/201m .N’t'ckleby'. Lots of good tunes. movement. colour and humour.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street.
Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon—11pm Tue—Sat; 12.30—230pm & 6.30—11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. (i. R. B. Ilelp: A. AA].
The Secret Voice Fri 19 May. TAG's kids show about the worries of a girl about to start at big school. Aimed at 9— 12 year s. Fantasy Factory 20 May. 7pm. 1:20;] ). Clown Jewels perform their puppet and clown show.
Glasvegas Wed 24 May. 8pm. £4 (£2). See Touring and Mayfest Review.
I PALACE THEATRE 9 (ireen Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. [Accessz P. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. 13.0. R. B. Ilelp: A. AA].
Glasvegas Thurs 25 May. 7.30pm. £3.50
(£2.50). See Touring and Mayfest Review.
The Johnny Beattie Show Sat 27 May. £3.50 (£2.50). A night of Scottish Variety entertainment with support from Anne Fields. Karen Ilunter. Bill Clement and The Ian Muir Sound.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [Accessz ST. Facilities: WS. (3. Ilelp: AA].
No Theatre performances this issue. See Rock Listings for other events.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 041 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. R. B.T. (i. Ilelp: A.AA].
The Lucky Chance L'ntil Sat 20. 7.30pm and Sat Mat 2.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Final Year students from RSAMD in Aphra Behn's 1687 comedy.
The Normal Heart Sat 20—Fri 26 May. 7.15pm. £2(£1). Second Year DDA students in Larry Kramer's moving play about the AIDS virus hitting New York's gay population. Performed in the Drama Studio. Not suitable for children.
Hay Fever 30May—2Junc. 7.15pm. £2(£1). Second Year DDA students tackle Noel
Coward‘s inter-war comedy about an unconventional family and their bemused guests. ()n show in the New Atheneum Theatre.
I THEATRE ROYAL I lope Street. 331 123-1. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perfcvgs). Bar. Buffet. ]Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. Ii. (1. R. B. llelp: AA].
Next theatre performance in June.
I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauehiehall Street. 332 7521 . Cafe open 1 lam—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening
performances. IAccess: PPA. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. I). (i. R. B. Ilelp: AA].
The Summit'l‘hurs IS---Sat 20 May. 10.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Ralf Ralf have reworked and updated their stunningly original and tnorc than just a little amusing performance piece for this Mayfest show. Workshop Sat 20 May. I lam. Ralf Ralf take you through the sort of movement. clowning and vocal techniques that you‘ll need if you want to explain to your friends what The Summit was like.
I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive. Tickets from Ticket Centre 041 2275511 [Ilelpz AA]
American Bagpipes L'ntil Sat 20 at 7.30pm. Sat Mat 20 May at 2.30pm. £5 (£2.50). The author of :1 Il'lro/Iv Healthy Glasgow turns his attention to family hang-ups set around the return of an emigrec daughter and an estranged son to the family home in (ilasgow. The playscript is new out in Penguin. See Mayfest Review.
I TRON THEATRE 63 'l'rongate. 552 4267 8. Box Office Tue-‘Sat Noon -Spm; Sun 12.30—1 1pm. Closed Mondays. |Access: R. ST. Facilities: \VS. Ii. (i. R. B. llelp: AA].
The Real World? I'ntil Sun 21 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). £4 (£1 ). 'I‘arragon Theatre from Canada in Michel Tremblay's domestic drama set in 1967 about a playwright‘s expose of his own family.
EDINBURGH MUSIC THEATRE COMPANY (amateur)
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By GEORGES BIZET
Director: RITA HENDERSON Musical Director: JOHN MOORE
THE KING’S THEATRE EDINBURGH
Tues 30th May—Sat 3rd June 1989 Evening Performance 7.30pm Saturday Matinée 2.30pm
Tickets: 23.50—27 (concs available) KING’S THEATRE BOX OFFICE Tel: 031 229 1201
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