The Housekeeper at The Citizens'.
Jane Shore Fri 2-Sat 17 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Free preview Thurs 1 Nov. Also known as The Tragedy of Jane Share. this play is by the rarely staged Poet Laureate. Nicholas Rowe (1674—1718). Directed by Philip Prowsc. it tells the story of the rise and fall of Edward IV‘s mistress. See Preview.
I CRAWEURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950 3437/3438. [Access: P. R. Facilities: WC. W5, E. G. R. B. Help: A.AA].
The Flittlng Thurs 25—Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Also after-show discussion with Tom McGrath on Thurs 25. See Touring.
Phoenix Dance Company Fri 2 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). See Dance listings.
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. W5. G. B. Help: A. AA]. 20:20 A Vision Until Sat 27 Oct. 7.45pm. £3 (£1.50). Cumbernauld Youth Theatre has devised this piece set in the near future and dealing with themes of idealism, power and greed.
Accidental Death of An Anarchist Mon 29—Wed 31 Oct. 7.45pm. Alan Cumming co-adapted and appears in the Royal National Theatre production of Dario Fo's hilarious farce which is making its only Scottish appearance at Cumbernauld. Recommended. See preview.
All The Time In The World Thurs l—Sat3 Nov. 7.45pm. Thurs £3 (£1 .50). Fri & Sat £4.50 (£2.25). See Touring and review. Writers Workshop Mon 5 Nov. 7.30pm. Fortnightly chance to sharpen your writing skills.
The Fllttlng Tue 6—Sat 10 Nov. 7.45pm. Tue—Thurs £3 (£1.50). Fri & Sat £4.50 (£2.25). See Touring and review.
I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive, 03552 48669.
And Then There Were None Until Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). Cclebratingits 35th year, the ever popular East Kilbride Rep returns with an Agatha Christie murder thriller.
Why Me? Sat 3 Nov. 8pm. £3 (£1 .50). Nigel Papper performes his semi- autobiographical play about coming to terms with multiple sclerosis.
The Sash Tue 6—Sat 10 Nov. 7.30pm. Tue £2. Wed—Fri £3 (£2). Sat £3. West End Theatre Group indulges in the bias. bigotry and comic mayhem of Hector MacMillan‘s popular play about Glasgow‘s sectarian divide.
I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A, AA].
The Deal Until Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. This highly-rated new American play by Matthew Witten is performed by the Scottish-based American Connexion Theatre Company. The line between good and bad becomes disturbingly blurred when two FBI agents launch a ‘sting‘ operation. See review.
Heart And Done Tue 30 Oct—Sat 3 Nov (not Fri 2). 8pm. £4 (£2). SeeTouring.
Torch Song Trilogy Mon 5—Sat 10 Nov (not
Fri 9). 7.30pm. See Touring.
I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY DRAMA STUDIO West Quad. University Avenue.
The Vanek Plays Tue 30 Oct—Thurs 1 Nov. 8pm. P.O.V. is a new Scottish company setup specially to perform this trilogy of Vaclav Havel plays. The three are Audience. Private View and Protestand star a top-notch team of Forbes Masson. Paul Morrow. Vari Sylvester and Peter Mullan. They are based on Havel‘s own experiences of working in a Prague brewery and maintaining his other life as a dissident agitator. Recommended. See Feature.
I HARLAND AND WOLFE Clydebrae Street. off Govan Road. Govan. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon~vSat 10.30am—8pm. 227 5511.
The Ship Until Sat 27 Oct. Extra week: Mon 5—Sat 10 Nov. 7.30pm. Mat 2pm on Fri 26 Oct. £3—£25. Anyone for 1 larland and Wolff in ship‘s clothing? The episodic story of a ship and its builders features a full-size vessel. a cast of actors and the odd welder. Directed by Bill Brydcn. it ought to be seen for being one of the most ambitious productions of 1990. but it’s all ship and no substance.
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].
Merry Widow Until Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £1—£6. More amateur drama as the Minerva Club perform the popular operetta.
Pink Champagne Mon 29 Oct—Sat 3 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £2.50—£6.50. Strauss reworking performed by Glasgow Light Opera Club.
The King And | Tue 6—Sat 24 Nov. £4—£ 16. 7.30pm. Wed Mat 2.30pm. Sat Mat3pm. Rogers and Hammerstein‘s 1951 classieis given a faithful production — still using the original sets — starring Susan Hampshire and Koshiro Matsumoto. The politics are a little dodgy. but there are some fine set pieces and the songs are as good as ever. I LANGSIDE COLLEGE College Assembly Hall. 51 Prospecthill Road. Battlefield. 649 4991.
What If it's Raining Tue 30 Oct—Thurs 1 Nov. £1.50 (£1). Studentson Langside College‘s Theatre/Arts foundation course mount the stage premiere ofAnthony Minghella‘s TV play. It is an exploration of the turbulent emotions aroused by adultery.
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 10.30am—6.30pm. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].
HairThurs l—Sat 3 Nov. 8pm. £6. The hippy rock musical is given a second airing this year by those swingers at Clackmannan District Council Leisure Services.
Navarang Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £5. A variety night from Asian Artists.
One For The Road Tue 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £4. Willy Russell manages to inject much that is worthwhile into what is essentially a sitcom of a play. Frontline Theatre
Company provides the fun.
I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. Box Office 0an 10am—6pm and 8pm on performance days. [Access: limited].
The Big Move Until Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £2 (£1 ). Skint Knees Theatre Company. which specialises in children‘s theatre. performs Morag Fullerton‘s play about the traumatic effects on two young city dwellers of moving to the country. The Vanek Plays Fri 2—Sat 3 Nov. 7 .30pm. See Glasgow University Drama Studio above.
The Late Developer Mon 5-Sat loNov. 7.30pm. Mon 5—Sat 10 Nov (Thurs 8sold out). Mon—Wed £3 (£2). Fri~Sat£5 (£2.50). A new Glasgow farce from Door In The Wall Theatre Company about a property development company with some unconventional ideas.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon—1 1pm Tue—Sat; 12.30—2.30pm & 6.30—1 1pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—l 1pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R, B. Help: A. AA].
Torch Song Trilogy Mon 29—Tuc 30 Oct. See Touring.
Blood and Ice Sat 27 Oct. 8pm. £4 (£2). See touring.
Helen Fri 2 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). Beautyand power are the themes ofFoursight Theatre's study of Helen and the Trojan War.
Bold Girls Wed 7—Fri 9 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). Sec Touring.
I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].
Cleaning Up Fri 26—Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Touring.
Breath of Spring Thurs 8—Sat 10 Nov. Annual production by Kilmarnock Dramatic Club.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS.G. Help: AA].
Robert Halpem Every Fri & Sat. 7.30pm. Also Sat Midnight. £4/£5. See Cabaret. Bernard Manning Wed 31 Oct. 8pm. £5.50—£6.50. See Cabaret.
I PEARCE INSTITUTE Govan. Details on 423 6233.
Temptation Tue 30 Oct—Sat 3 Nov. £4 (£2.50). Theatre Nepotism. which spent much ofthe year trying out improvisational comedy. gets serious with Vaclav Havel's 1977 reworking ofthe Faust legend. See Feature.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W3. AS. R. B.T. G. Help: A.AA].
The Hitting Mon 29—Wed 31 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See touring.
The Seagull Tue 6—Fri 9 Nov. 7. 15pm. £2 (£1 & OAPs Free). Second Year DDA Students at the RSAMD perform Chekhov‘s classic play translated by Michael Frayn.
I ST MUNGO'S CLUB 998 Great Western Road (next to Homeopathic Hospital). The Technique of Singing Wed 31 Oct. 7—10pm. £4 (£8 non-members). Aimed especially at actors with little singing experience. Eleanor Mazza‘s workshop concentrates on technique. style and confidence. Details ofthis and other Performance Exchange Classes on 227 5557.
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]. Show Boat Tue 6—Sat 17 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. Thurs Mat 2pm. £6.50—£20. The RSC returns with the little seen 1927 Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein musical featuring Old Man River and Make Believe. See preview.
I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive. 423 T 9527. Tickets from Ticket Centre 041227 5511 [Help: L. WC, W8. C].
La Tempete Tue 30 Oct-Sat 3 Nov. 8pm. Sat Mat 3 Nov. 2pm. £5—£15. The third visit to Glasgow by Peter Brook. the man responsible for establishing Tramway as a venue in the first place. This time he makes the journey from Paris specially for 1990 with a new French version of Shakespeare‘s The Tempest. Sec feature. Hallowe'en Wed 31 Oct. 6pm. £1 (50p). Local arts groups get together to transform Tramway into a spooky haunt. The Choreographer Thurs 1 Nov. 10am—4pm. £10 (£15 non-members). An all-day workshop for people with some dance experience who are interested in developing their own choreographic talents. Cheryl Strong is in charge. Details of this and other Performance Exchange Classeson 227 5557.
The Third Culture Fri 2 Nov. 10am—4pm. Ticket details in advance from Performance Exchange on 227 5557. An all-day debate between members ofthe performing arts community about the potential for creative development. Saratina! The Music of Liberation Tue 6—Sun 11 Nov. 8pm. Sat Mat 10 Nov.2pm. £6—£9. Thirty singers and nine players come together in this large-scale musical created in response to the South African regime. Toe-tapping music with a serious anti-Apartheid message. written and directed by Mbongeni Ngema with additional material from Hugh Masekela. Should be a wild night out.
From VAT To Peter Brook Wed 7 & Wed 14 Nov. 7—10pm. £4 (£8 non-members). Arts administrator. Phyllis Steel. concentrates more on VAT than Peter Brook in these two workshops about setting up companies and balancing the books. Details of this and other Performance Exchange Classes on 227 5557.
Harriet Duchan Workshop Thurs 8 Nov. 10am—4pm. £6 (£10 non-members). The
- popular voice coach spends a day
investigating your voice potential. Details of this and other Performance Exchange Classes on 227 5557.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 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].
The Baby Until Sun 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Chris Hannan has recently been doing well in London with a play about the City of Culture and now he returns home with an epic tale of love. sex and griefset in ancient Rome. The second in the’l'ron's autumn season of new plays. See review. Dark Nights At The Tron Thurs 8 Nov. 8.30pm. Free. Annexe Theatre Company shows up in the Tron‘s Victorian bar to give a reading ofa new play.
I WOMEN IN PROFILE STUDIO 5 Dalihouse Lane. Garnethill. 332 7377.
Improvisation Workshops For Women Every Tuesday. 7.30—9.30pm. 50p. Women of any age or experience are welcome to try their hand at movement. drama and improvisation in this series of ten autumn classes. The aim is to develop the ability to improvise in public. Also based at the same address is the Women‘s Theatre Network which is establishing an archive of Scottish plays by women while providing support and information for new projects.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. Creating Waves Mon 29 Oct—Sat 3 Nov. A mixed programme of workshops and performances by and for people with special needs. Streets Ahead and Lung Ha‘s Theatre Company are both performing. Contact Theatre Workshop on 225 7942 for details.
I BROUGHTON HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE Carrington Road (opposite Fettes College). Advance tickets available on
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