Theatre is listed by city ilrst, then by venue, running In alphabetical order. Touring shows are listed separately under the relevant heading. Prices in brackets are the concessionary price. Long running shows. unless specliied otherwise. do not run on Sundays.
Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.
Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = AdjacentSeats. E = Induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. B = Bar Accessible, T = Adapted Telephone.
Help: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.
I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. Help: AA] Macbeth Until Sat 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£1) OAPs and Unemployed Free. Jon Pope. turns his hand to the great Scottish tragedy. Macbeth. and gives it his patent cinematic visual treatment. The witches get all over the place and so docsthe blood. Tickets are pretty scarce. I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhiii College. 76 Southbrae Drive. Glasgow. 041 950 3437/3438. [Access: P. R. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA]. Asian Arts Sat 28 Oct. Tickets on the door. Dance and music entertainment from the local Asian community. I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—3pm; 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W3. G. B. Help: A. AA]. Play On Fri 27—Sat 28 Oct. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1.50). The Apex Players in an amateur production of a comedy by Rick Abbott. Bouncers Thurs 2—Sat 11 Nov. 7.45pm. Mon—Thurs £2.50 (£1 .25). Fri-Sat £4 (£2). Another production to celebrate Cumbernauld Theatre‘s 10th birthday. This is a new staging ofJohn Godber‘s stylised night-club comedy which has helped turn Hull Truck Theatre Company into a perennial favourite on the Edinburgh Fringe. Robert Robson directs the home-grown company. I EAST KILDRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669. Frankenstein Monster Show Wed l—Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm. Updated musical comedy version of the Frankenstein story performed by the Key Music and Drama Club. Revue-ing The Situation Wed 8—Sat 11 Nov. 7.30pm. Musical cabaret and comedy from Chameleon Theatre Company. I FORUM ARTS CENTRE Martyrs‘ School. Parson Street. improvisation Class Wed 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £2. James Ross leads this class subtitled Proof of the Pudding for professional performers organised by Performance Exchange. It‘s the last of three workshops based on some of the techniques developed in the Boston Opera Lab. The Dancing Master Wed 8 Oct. 7.30pm. £2. Performance Exchange give a second reading and development of a new play by Pat Gerber. Professional performers welcome to join in. I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA]. Observe The Sons oi Ulster Marching Towards the Somme Until Sat 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Rescheduled from last month. this is another one back from the Edinburgh Fringe and performed by
members of the Centre. It is Frank MacGuiness' study of WW1 soldiers dealing not just with the enemy. but also with their own religion and politics. Whale Music Wed 8—Fri 10 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). The Strathclyde Theatre Group mount the first Scottish production ofAnthony Minghella‘s warm. poignant and comic study of pregnancy and relationships between women. This is the now homeless company‘s first show ofthe autumn season after a very successful series of plays on show in the Edinburgh Fringe. I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY THEATRE 68 Hillhead St. The Jewish Wile Wed 1—Fri 3 Nov. 1.15pm. Free. Glasgow University Theatre in Brecht‘s condemnation of Nazi persecution of the Jews. He wrote it for his wife. Helene Wiegel. who used it as an expression of her own situation and as a means of support as she fled to other countries from Germany. Laugh Styles Wed l-Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm. Free. in the Drama Studio. West Quadrangle. Phil Kay performs his own comic portrayal of four different Glasgow personalities. The Tyrant Wed 8—Sat 11 November. 8pm. Free. in the Drama Studio. West Quadrangle. The university‘s Department of Theatre Studies present an adaptation of the Oedipus story by Tom Maguire. I KILMARDINNY ARTS CENTRE 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. Beardsen. 943 0312. Fool's Paradise Until Sat 28 Oct. 7.30pm. Glenburn Players in a play by PeterCoke. I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon-Sat 10.30am—8pm. 227 551 l or other Ticket Link box offices. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA]. Bells Are Ringing Until Sat 28 Oct. £2.50—£6. Another Broadway musical in the amateur season — this one is about a telephone operator who becomes involved with her clients and is staged by Theatre Guild Amateur Musicals. Most Happy Fellow Mon 30 Oct—Sat 4 Nov. £2.50—£6. The Minerva Club's contribution to The King's amateur season is the musical by Frank Guys and Dolls Loesser. Oh Susannah Mon 6—Sat 11 Oct. £2.50—£6. Glasgow Light Opera round offthe King's amateur season of musicals. I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511 Mon—Sat l().30am-6.30pm. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. R. B. Help: A. AA]. Joel Hall Dancers Until Sat 28. 7.30pm. £5. An evening of jazz dancing Chicago-style. Can't Pay. Won't Pay Fri 3 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50. Dario Fo‘s radical and very funnv farce. ‘ I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan St. 332 5127. Voice Class Tue 31 Oct and Tue 7 Nov. £2. Elspeth MacNorton (LRAM Speech and Drama. ALAM Honours) conducts two voice classes for professional perfome rs. She was formerly the Head ofVoice Department at Guildford School ofActing and Voice. and Audition teacher at the Actors Centre in London. as well as being a working actor herself. She asks participants to bring along a short piece of learned text ifpossible. Call 942 7118for more Performance Exchange details. 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—2.30pm & 6.30-11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA]. The Minstrel and The Shirra Thurs 26 Oct. 7pm. £2 (£1). On tour from the Borders
Festival is Allan Massie‘s study of Sir Walter Scott which looks at the man as both artist and public ﬁgure.
The Funny Farm Fri 27 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£1 ). See Cabaret.
Witch Hunt Tue 31 Oct-Wed 1 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). Enthralling and entertaining show about the daughter of a Paisley laird who secured the death warrants of seven of her fellow villagers. it‘s visually striking. but not always as clear as it might be.
The Chalk Garden Wed 8—Sat 11 Nov. Enid National Velvet Bagnold's middle-class back-garden play with a surprise twist. is performed by St. John‘s Drama Group. I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].
No theatre this issue.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA].
Gerry Sadowitz Sun 5 Nov. 7.30pm. £7/£6. See Cabaret.
I THE RENFREW FERRY The Waterfront. Clyde Place. south of the river. Tickets available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511 Mon—Sat l().30am—6.3()pm.
One Point Five Wed l—Sat 4 Nov. 8pm. £3.50 (£2). The newly formed ail-woman theatre company. The Wicked Ladies. have big plans for 1990. This is theirfirst play. written by Floyd Kennedy. which attempts to examine the complex relationships between mothers and daughters.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. R. B.T. G. Help: A. AA].
No End at Blame - Scenes ol Overcoming Until Fri 27 Oct. 7. 15pm. £2 (£1 ). The Royal Lyceum‘s Hugh Hodgart directs final year DDA students in Howard Barker‘s comic and horrific study of expression and censorship. Rude wordsa plenty have awarded the production a Strictly unsuitable for children tag — surely a form ofcensorship itself. . . The Gold at Kildonan Tues 2—Sat 4 Nov. 7.45pm. £5 (£2). Eden Court Theatre present George Gunn‘s humorous play about the search for gold in a river now empty of fish. Music. poetry and song blend in this play set in 1869.
Multiple Sell Portrait Tue 7-Fri 10 Nov. 7.15pm. £2 (£1). Final Year DDA students get the splendid chance to work with a director and a designer from Warsaw on the British premiere of aseries of short plays by 5.1. Witkiewicz. one of Poland‘s greatest dramatists. Sec Preview.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perfevgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R.B. Help: AA].
Jenula Thurs 26. Sat 28 Oct. 7.15pm.See Classical Music listings.
Cinderella Tue 31 Oct. Wed 1 . Fri 3 Nov. 10.30am & 1.30pm. Thurs 2 & Sat 4. £4 (£2). The international Purves Puppets with large-scale movement for the over-3s. Sec Kids Listings.
Antony and Cleopatra Mon 30—Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £3.50—£12.50. Dynasty star. Kate O‘Mara exposes more than just Shakespeare's poetry in this ' British Actors Theatre Company touring production. See Preview. Petrushtta7.816.17.18Nov.7.15pm. £3—£25. See Dance Listings and New Beginnings Feature.
I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Cafe open 1 lam—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].
New Art in the Soviet Union Sun 29 Nov. 2.30pm. Free. A talk forthe New Beginnings festival.
The Gorbachev Revolution: A New Soviet Politics? Wed 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £1. Atalk for the New Beginnings festival.
Clasnost and Soviet Public Lite Wed 8 Nov, 7.30pm. £1. A talk for the New Beginnings festival.
The Origin at Table Manners Thurs 9—Sat 11 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Cardiff‘sThe Practice specialise in experimental. visual and physical theatre with strong musical accompaniment. This is a comedvof manners. as the over-polite passengers on a liner‘s maiden voyage come face to face with disaster.
I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive. 423
9527. Tickets from Ticket Centre 041 227
5511 [Help: AA]
Fellte Boschma Thurs 285m 28 Oct.
7.30pm. £5 (£4). Highly-rated master of
Dutch puppetry. Boshcma creates a nightclub using rod. glove and marionettc puppets. Well recommended for all ages. HOW To Kill Wed 8—Sun 11 Nov. 7.30pm. Extra shows at 9.30pm on Fri. Sat & Sun. Speakeasy theatre company performs its Edinburgh Fringe First-winning play based on the writings of Keith Douglas. See Preview.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongatc. 552 4267. Box Office Tue-Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—11pm. Closed Mondays. [Access: R. ST. Facilities: WS. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].
Uncle Vanya Sat 28—Mon 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£4)/£2.50 (£2). Brush up on your Lithuanian or tune-in to the simultaneous translation of Eimuntas Nekrosius‘ production of Chekhov‘sfin desiecle masterpiece. This highly-rated production draws out the comedy and the disturbing eroticism of the play. New Beginnings festival.
Scotland and Lithuania 2.30—6.30pm.
Free. A talk for the New
Pirosmani Pirosmani Tue 31—Thurs 2.
7.30pm. £5 (£4)/£2.50 (£2). The true and
tragic story of an impoverished artist.
Pirosmani. is brought to life in a colourful
and highly-visual style appropriate to the
man‘s paintings. The play is performed in
Lithuanian with a simultaneous
translation available. New Beginnings
The Guiding Light Fri 3—Sat 4 Nov. 7 .30pm. Also 1.30pm on Fri 3. £3 (£3)/£l .5()(£1). Aimed at children as much as adults. this fairy tale aboutsoiled linen explores the sensations involved in discovereing you‘ve made your first mistake. This is the first time that Vilnus Children's theatre has appeared outside the USSR. New Beginnings festival.
Cinzano Thurs 9—26 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£4)/£2.50 (£2). Thurs 9: Half Price Preview. A new translation ofone ofthe USSR‘s most popular plays is directed by Roman Kozak with an all-Scottish cast. it paints a comic and striking picture of Moscow as a group of three young men drink their way through a crate of Cinzano. New Beginnings festival.
See preview at front ofmagazine.
I BEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. Help: AA]
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50 The List 27 October - 9 November 1989