Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end or the section. Shows will be listed. providedthat details reach our otiices at least ten days betore publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: ’ = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to bcPre-Arranged.1.= Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.
Facilities: WC 2 Adapted Toilct(s). WS =
Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. ‘
E = Induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R 2 Restaurant Accessible. B = Bar Accessible. T : Adapted Telephone.
Help: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.
Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until ‘)pm by phone on 041227 551 1. Sunday openingis noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link boxoffice can sell tickets forother venues.
I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736.
Sexual Peversity in Chicago tintil Sun 7Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Aided bya£l0.000 grant from Glasgow City Council. the Arches is back with a second run of Andy Arnold's Mayfest production of David Mamet's expose of sexual mores. Fast and funny.
I BLACKFRIARS 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924.
The Comic Club See Cabaret.
I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 42‘) 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat ll)am~-opm (10am—‘)pm on performance days). Bar. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. E.G. R. Help: AA]
Sharks L'ntil Sat 6Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£l/Free). Wildcat's triumphant return to form. a musical look at the problem of loan sharks. reaches the Citizens as part of its extensive tour.
The Cheviot. the Stag and the Black. Black Oil Tue ‘FSat 27 Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£1 Free). Free 2pm mats on Wed 10. Thurs 1 1 and Sat 13. Wildcat moves in for the finalshow ofthe Strathclyde Summer Season at the Citz. A revival ofJohn McGrath’s celebrated ceilidh-play about the economic history of Scotland. it is a sad
reminder of the demise of political theatre since the heyday of7284. By turns funny. moving and engaging. it is wellworth seeing.
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. WS. G. B. Help: A.AA] No Mean Company Every wed. 7.30pm. Weekly meeting for Cumbernauld Theatre‘s over 18s amateur drama group. nag Woman Rich Woman Until Sat 2‘)Jun. 7.45pm. £3 (£1.50). Clyde L'nity Theatre presents a stage adaptation of the most borrowed book in Glasgow City Libraries — Margaret Thompson Davis‘s epic tale of love. passion and brutality. The production has had them fainting in the aisles. but it's well worth seeing ifyou have the stomach for it.
I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—(ian 4 bars.
Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: P. 1.. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA]
King‘s High Mon l—Sat 27 Jul. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £3.50—£ls‘.50. Ilanging on to the good old days of \"ariety. the King‘s presents its fourth consecutive summer family show. Allan Stewart and Andy Cameron introduce magician Leo Ward. the 1 laswell Twins. the King's l Iigh Dancers and Brenda Cochranc.
I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. R. B. Help: A. AA]
Elma Whyte School ol Dancing Thurs 4—8211 (iJul. 7.30pm. Dance display.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon~--S.3l)pm. Bar (open noon—l lpm Tue—Sat; 12.30-2.30pm and b.3ll—11pin Sun. Meals served). Cafe
: (open noon--1 1pm). |Access: PPA. ST.
Facilities: WC. WS. Ii. G. R. B. Help: A.
AA] Valued Friends Sat 2‘) .Iun. Spm. £4(£2).
Manchester'sTheatre 0(11 presents
j StephenJeffrey's'saward-winningplay about a comedian. a lecturer. a journalist and a city high-flier whose friendship is put
to the test by the lure of big money. Worth checkingout.
' See That‘s Her Fri 5 Jul. 8pm. £4 (£2). See 'I‘ron'l'heatre below.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. 1... Facilities: WC. WS. AS. R. B. T. G. Help: A. AA]
Posterol the Cosmos'l‘ue ‘)--s‘;n 131111. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Slrathclyde Theatre Group brings together five short American plays that take a challenging look at the AIDS crisis. ’
I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8
Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 33‘) (1185.
The centre is open Tue—Sat 10am—5pm
by Toby Armour
Fri 5 - Sat 27 July (except Mondays) 8.00pm
The extraordinary and powerful tale of a white woman's life as a
a native American Indian.
THE TRAVERSE 11154735 The Traverse Theatre Company presents 2 l 3. l Una McLean in
the World Premiere of
and Sun 2—5pm. A 30-minute talk and tour round the centre costs£1 (75p). Workshops and information are available by appointment (the centre‘s library containsoverSlXHitles). I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat l0am—(vpm. (7.30pm on pcrfevgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. Ii. G. R. B. IlClpI AA] The Cotton Club Mon l—Sat b Jul. 7. 15pm. Thurs and Sat mat 2.30pm. £3.50—£17. Hit musical based around the legendary Harlem jazz. club of the 20s and 30s. Beyond Reasonable Doubt Mon S--Sat 13 Jul. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £3.50—£ 12.50. Jeffrey Archer's courtroom drama is made slightly more interesting by letting the audience act as jury. Unfortunately they can only vote on the man in the dock and not Jeffrey Archer. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 0522. Cafe open 11am~2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances. [Access: PPA.1.. Facilities: WC. WS. Ii. (i. R. B. Help: AA] Troupelellas Fri 28 Jun. 8pm. £3. See Cabaret. An Evening With . . . Sat 2‘) Jun. 7.30pm. £3. Take Two presents an intriguing mixture ofsongs (originals and standards). sketches and Dorothy Parker poems. The Stamping Ground Wed Ill-Sat 13Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Dance and review. I TRON THEATRE b3 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—1 1pm. Closed Mondays. [Access: R. ST. Facilities: WS. Ii. G. R. B. Help: AAI
See That’s Her L'ntil Sun 30 Jun and Tue ‘)—Sun 14 Jul. 7.30pm. £5.50 ( £2.50). Dorothy Paul. one of Scotland's finest
Dorothy Paul goes it alone
entertainers. usually contents herself w ith being the brightest sparkler in panto. linbelievably. this is her first ever one-woman show. It's written by Dorothy and directed by John Bett.
I Coverthe Waterfront Tue 2—Sun 7 Jul. 7.30pm.,£5.50 (£2.50). Suzanne Bonnar stars in Jim McNulty‘s musical tribute to Billie Holiday. from racial harassment to heroin addiction via a host of classic songs. See preview.
I BEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. Help: AA]
Macbeth Mon l—Sat (iJul. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Debut production by the [Edinburgh Young Shakespeare Company. made up of under-21saiming for as professional a standard as possible. All profits will go to the Disfigurcment Guidance Centre.
I KING'S THEATRE 2 [even Street. 22‘) 1201. Box Office Mon~Sat 10am—Spm. Bar. [Access: PPA. 1-. Facilities: WC.
Macbeth. atthe Bedlam
Andrew Bonar as
WS. AS. Ii. G. B. Help: AA]
And Then There Were None l'ntil Sat 2‘) Jun. 7.30pm. £5. The Colin McIntyre Repertory Company present the first in a season of summer thrillers courtesy of Agatha Christie.
Murderwith Love Mon 1 Sat bJul. 7.30pm. £5. This week's thriller is a not-so-amorous tale by Francis Durbridge.
Towards Zero Mon S—Sat 13 Jul. 7.30pm. £5. More Agatha Christie from the Colin McIntyre Rep.
I MURRAYFIELD ICE RINK CAR PARK
Riv ersdale Crescent. 3134501.
Gerry Cottle's Circus L'ntil Sun 30 Jun. 5pm and 7.30pm (weekdays). 2pm and 5pm (Sat and Sun). £(s‘£l0 ( £4~£S). When Archaos were still in short trousers. Mr
What a lot of Cottle: the ringmastercomeslo
Cottle was wowing adults and kids alike. This is traditional circus. in other words. the kids can come. but they will see animals having chairs poked in their faces. I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 55b ‘)57‘). Box Office.
10am -~4.3llpm. 7‘ ‘)pm perf. ev gs. Cafe. [Access: R. Facilities: WC. WS. Ii. (i. B. R. Help: A. AA]
Puppet Theatre Season See Kidslisting.
I PLAYHDUSE THEATRE (ireensidc Place. 557 25‘)0.
Phantom of the Opera Mon .sus‘ai 13.1111. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats2.30pm. £(i.5lL—£ 15.50. The original stage musical
‘ by Ken I [ill and not the Lloyd Webber interpretation. this l’liumom oft/1U Opera is comic. melodramatic and operatic. See
I ST BRIDE'S CENTRE ( )rwell Terrace. 346 1405.
The Hired Man L'ntil Sat 2‘) June. 7.30pm.
, Sat mat 2.30pm. £4 ( £3). The Izdinburgh Music Theatre Company presents Melvyn Bragg‘s story ofCumbria. minesand working-class passions. and give us a song
or two into the bargain. See review.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE 1 12 West Bow.
(irassmarket. 226 2633. Box Office
i Tue—Sal 10am-—8pm. Sun o-lllpm. Bar.
i Rest. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Market Street. [Access: St.
Facilities: Ii. Help: AA]
Trade Wed 19—Sat 2‘) Jun (except Mon ).
7.30pm. £6 (£3). ()xygen 1 Iouse
shell-shocked audiences when this
. performance project began in May oflast
i year. The subject matter is prostitution
and the cast is comprised ofprofessional
and non-professional actors. Delivered
with Oxygen House‘s patent theatrical
Sky Woman Falling Thurs 4—Sat 27 Jul.
i 8pm. £6 (£3). (Also runninglhroughout
i Edinburgh Fringe). Anna Furse of Paines
! Plough is guest director of Toby Armour's
] one-woman play about a white woman
' forced to adapt to the life of a Native American tribe. L'na McLean stars. See