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Tickets from £2.00 Generous discounts available
Tickets available from \ The Ticket Centre. Candleriggs & all other Ticket Link Box Offices.
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52 The List 12-25July1991
‘ Theatre ls llsted by city. than alphabetically
byvenue. Touring shows enlisted
‘ alphabetically by title at the and otttte
section. Show will be listed. provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Merit Flatter.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: P a 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 = Adjacent Seats. 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.
Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon-Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 041227 5511. Sunday openingis noon-5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.
I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736.
Loot Tue 16-Sun 28Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Joe Orton's hilariously morbid black farce is performed by the energetic Arches Company which has rc-established itselfafter its initial lease of life in 1990. The show. along with two others. is heading for the Edinburgh Fringe in August.
I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (10am—9pm on performance days). Bar. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. E.G. R. Help: AA]
The Cheviot. the Stan and the Black. Black Oll Until Sat 27 Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£l/Frce). Free 2pm mats on Sat 13. The performance on Thurs 25 makes use ofthc theatre‘s induction loop system to give visually-impaired theatrcgoers an audio description of the performance. The Sat 13 matinee. meanwhile. includes a signed interpretation for the deaf. Wildcat performs the final show ofthc Strathclyde Summer Season at the Citz. A revival of John McGrath‘s celebrated ccilidh-play about the economic history of Scotland. it is a sad reminder ofthc demise ofpolitical theatre since the heyday of7:84. Byturns. funny. moving and engaging. it is well worth seeing.
I GLASGOW FAIR Nelson‘s Column. Glasgow Green. 5502104.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Fri 12-Tue16 Jul (inc Sun). 8pm. £6 (£3). Footsbarn Travelling Theatre has been wandering the world since leaving south west England twenty years ago. En route it has picked up an international mix of performers who help give this production of Shakespeare‘s most popular comedy its special flavour. See preview.
Nol-‘lt State Circus Fri 12-Mon 15 Jul. 7pm; Sat 13 and Mon 15Ju1.3pm: Sun 14Jul. 1pm;Tue16—Fri19Jul.2pm;Tuc16Jul. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Circus skills to entertain a family audience.
Glasge Green Wed l7—Thurs 18Jul. 7.30pm. 50p (25p). The Brigton Bs revive their successful Mayfest production of Pam Harper‘s play about two down-and-outs living on Glasgow Green. Up For Grabs Sun 21 . Tue 23 Jul. 3pm. Free. Juggling fun from local grOup.
Scottish Ballet Thurs 25 Jul. 10am. Contemporary ballet workshop.
I GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 6633.
Home and Away- The Musical Tue l6—Sat 27 Jul. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mat32.30pm. To prove that it has a nothing ifnot eclectic programming policy. the new concert hall welcomes some of the stars of the Aussie soap that is currently neck and neck with Neighbours in the ratings. Paul Hammond is the man either warped or astute enough to spot the all-singing. all-dancing potential of the series. They’ve brought over a bunch of the original stars who‘ll cunningly avoid the Australian winter.
I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon-Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA]
King's ngll Until Sat 27 Jul. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £3.50—£8.50. Hanging on tothe good old days of Variety. the King‘s presents its fourth consecutive summer family show. Allan Stewart and Andy Cameron introduce magician Leo Ward. the Haswell Twins. the King's High Dancers and Brenda Cochrane. See review.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrcw Street. 3325057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. R. B.T. G. Help: A.AA]
Posterottlte Cosmos Until Sat 13Ju1. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Strathclyde Theatre Group brings together five short American plays that take a challenging look at the AIDS crisis.
I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE8 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 3396185. The centre is open Tue—Sat 10am—5pm and Sun 2—5pm. A 30-minute talk and tour round the centre costs£l (75p). Workshops and information are available by appointment (the centre‘s library contains over 800titles). I SCOTTISH EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE CENTRE Finnicston Quay. 248 3000. WBSI Side Story Wed 17—Thurs 25 Jul. 7.30pm. £10—£25. Having played in Munich. Amsterdam and Berlin. this major production of Stephen Sondheim‘s plays its only dates in Britain. See feature. I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. (7.30pm on pcrfevgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R.B. Help: AA] Beyond Reasonable Doubt Until Sat 13 Jul. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £3.50—£12.50. Jeffrey Archer’s courtroom drama is made slightly more interesting by lettingthe audience actasjur . I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 0522. Cafe open 1 lam—2.30pm Tue-Fri and during evening performances. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: AA] The Stamping Ground Until Sat 13 Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Dance Klbble Palace Fri 19Jul. 9.30pm; Sat20 Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Multi-mcdia