Theatre ls listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end ol the section. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our oltices at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Marti Fisher.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: P = Parking Facilities, PPA = Parkingto 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.
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 phoneort 041227 5511. Sunday openingis noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.
I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street, 221 9736. [Access: P, L. Facilities: WC, W8, B, G. Help: A. AA]
The Resistlble Rise oi Arturo Ui Until Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring and review.
A Scottish Reservation Tue 29—Sun 3 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Fablevision presentsa new show based on the true story of a Scottish community which was stripped of its land and forced to live on a reservation with a Native American tribe in 1813. Movement, music and masks. See preview.
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]
Hedda Cabler Until Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Robert David MacDonald directs his own translation of lbsen‘s drama about a woman who is emotionally restricted by an uninspiring husband and a dull small town. Unfortunately, the production is equally uninspired, although Julian McGowan‘s set is typically outstanding.
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] The Comedy 01 the Marks Fri 25-Sat 26 Oct. 7.45pm. £3 (£1.50). The Apex Playersin Alan Richardson‘s romp through 17th century Venice.
Johnny B. Happy Mon 28—Tue 29 Oct. 7.30pm. See Touring and review.
See TIIBI'S Her Fri 1-Sat 2 Nov. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). Dorothy Paul‘s one-woman autobiographical show, which started life at the Tron Theatre, is familiar nostalgic stuff, but delivered with much energy and
- charm and, even if the audience gets tothe
punchlines before she does, there is still life in the old jokes yet.
I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive , 03552 48669.
Spring and Port Wine Until Sat 26 Oct. £3.50 (£2). John Bett directs EK Rep Theatre Club in this gentle comedy.
The Resistible Rise ol Arturo UI Sat 2 Nov. £5 (£2.50). 7.30pm. See Touring and review.
I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street, 221 4526. [Access: PPA, R. Facilities: WC, R, G. Help: A, AA] Extremilies Wed 30 Oct—Sat 2 Nov. £3 (£2). The Centre's American season continues with this production ofWilliam Mastosimone‘s thriller first aired on the Edinburgh Fringe. lt‘s a violent play about a woman who manages to overpower and exact revenge on a would-be rapist.
The Owl and the Pussycat Wed 6—Sat 9 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). More American drama. this time performed by a new company called Terra Incognita. Bill Manhof's comedy is based on the meeting ofa bookstore clerk and an angry young prostitute.
I KILMARDINNY HOUSE ARTS CENTRE 50 Kilmardinny Avenue, Bearsden. 943 0312.
See How They Run Until Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. The Glenburn Players pace themselves through Philip King‘s farce. 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]
Carousel Until Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. More musical entertainment in the King‘s amateur season, this time from the Minerva Club.
My Fair Lady Mon 28 Oct—Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. LaSt ofthe amateur musicals in this season is the reworking of George Bernard Shaw‘s Pygmalion, performed here by Glasgow Light Opera Club.
420d Street Wed 6—Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. It‘s the turn ofThe King‘s to host this touring production which was in Edinburgh earlier this year. An all-singing, all-dancing backstage musical extravaganza with hits including ‘Lullaby of Broadway‘ and ‘We‘re in the Money‘. I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street, 221 3198. Box Office Mon-Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA, ST. Facilities: WC, W8, G, R, B. Help: A. AA]
Johnny B. Happy Until Sun 27 Oct. 7 .30pm.
"Excellent in every sense" - Scotland on Sunday
'Tont McGovern, a young actor or dazzling talent. . . hilarious and frightening" - The Guardian
TOUR SCHEDULE ocroeen
GLASGOW Arches Theatre
ARDROSSAN Civic Centre
GOVAN Pearce Institute NOVEMBER
DUMBARTON Denny Civic Theatre 2 7.30pm
EAST KILBRIDE Village Theatre
INFORMATION FROM 041 331 2219
See Touring and review. Blood Wedding Thurs 31 Oct-Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. £7.50. The first of Lorca‘s ‘trilogy of the Spanish earth’ is performed by the Royal National Theatre in a production which, interestingly, transposes the play to Cuban earth. A passionate revenge tragedy, the play is directed by Yvonne Brewster. the founder of Talawa Theatre Company. See preview. 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 and 6.30—11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA, ST. Facilities: WC, W5, E. G, R, B. Help: A. AA] Stepping Out Until Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). St John‘s Drama Club in Richard Harris‘s church hall tap dancing show. Herr Bach and Mr Handel Fri 1 Nov. 8pm.£4 (£2). Prime Productions with its Edinburgh Fringe show about a celestial meeting of the two composers. A comic fantasy with musical excerpts.
Waiting For Baby Sat 2 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon-Sat
10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]
Adonnis: The Men of Holyvtood Mon 28 Oct—Fri 1 Nov. 8pm. £1 1.50. Muscle-ﬂexing masculinity to oggle and giggle at. Yes. but is it theatre?
Bernard Manning Wed 30 Oct. 8pm. £8.50/£7.50. See Cabaret.
Vic Reeves Big Night Out Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See Cabaret.
The Chlppendales Mon 4—Sat 9 Nov. 8pm. £13. SOLD OUT. More male flesh on display only days after the Men of Holywood. What a sexy city this is.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057.
[Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC, W5, AS,
R, B, T. G. Help: A. AA]
Brecht on Magic Thurs 24~Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Cabaret.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 227 5511. [Help: L. WC, W8, C].
Glasgow Mela Thurs 17-Sat 27 Oct. Various times. From £5. Last year over 50,000 people took part in the ten-day celebration of arts. crafts and cultures from India. Pakistan. Bangladesh and China. As well as a big bazaar. there will be performances by musicians, dancers. puppeteers. mummers and jugglers.
Mirages Tue 29—Wed 30 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£4).
See Dance listings and preview. Fenimenos Atmosterricos Sat 2-Sun 2 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Dance listings and preview.
I TRDN 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 Beggar's Opera Until Sun 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£2.50). See Touring. lBerloll Brecht Tue 29 Oct—Fri 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£2.50). The Good Company‘s drama-documentary about one of the century‘s most important dramatists. Soon to appear before the Berliner Ensemble, Brecht‘s own company, the play draws from the playwright‘s letters, plays, poems and songs to bring him to life on the stage. See review.
819 Feature Sat 2—Sun 3 Nov. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£2.50). See Dance listings and preview.
Blue Night in the Heart 01 the WestTue 5-Sun 10 Nov. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£2.50). Plain Clothes Productions round off a successful national tour with this highly-rated new play by James Stock. A grotesque and surrealist comedy set in the American mid-West, the play also includes choreography by Liz Ranken. Sounds good. See preview.
I DEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road, 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. Help: AA]
Apart From George Tue 29 Oct-Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). Entrapment, incest and deprivation in Nick Ward‘s Fenland tragedy opening Edinburgh University Theatre Company‘s autumn season. Corpses Get Sent Around, Women Bet Undressed and The Haired Man and the Man in Tails Wed 30 Oct. 1.30pm. £1 .50(£1). A lunchtime double bill of Dario Fo farces from Edinburgh University Theatre Company.
A Doll‘s House Tue S—Sat 9 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). lbsen's once scandalous feminist drama is performed by EUTC. Keep Your Guard Wed 6 Nov. 1.30pm.
£1 .50(£1). An ant-orientated play by William Goodacre performed by EUTC. I DROUGHTDN HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE Carrington Road, Comley Bank (opposite Fettes College). Details 0506 883 165. Hunsense Until Sat 26 Oct. 7 .30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £5.50 (£4.50). Edinburgh musical specialists Quinquereme Productions has brought together the cream of the local amdram groups forthis black comedy about a benefit concert organised by five nuns to raise money to cover the burial of 52 sisters who died from botulism.
I BRUNTDN THEATRE Musselburgh, 665 2240. [Access: PPA, R. St. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. B. Help: AA]
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Until Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Glyn Robbins has adapted C. S. Lewis‘s tale of Aslan and the nice middle class kids for the stage. See review.
American Butlan Tue 29 Oct—Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). See Touring and review. Wutherlng Heights Thurs 7—Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat 16 Mat 2.30pm. £5 (£4). Stage version of the Emily Bronte classic love story performed by the Brunton‘s own company.
I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 l 155. Tickets available from Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices. Rebecca Until Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50. Edinburgh People‘s Theatre returns fresh from its annual Fringe success with an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier‘s classic thriller set in 19305 Cornwall. This is the company‘s last production before its Christmas treat. Frankenstein — The Panto.
I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 1201. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC, W5. AS. E, G. B. Help: AA]
Scotland the What? Until Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £5—£9. A new set of songs and sketches from the Doric trio who‘ve been at this cabaret game for much longerthan most. The show is rarely hilarious. but always raises a smile or two.
The Gang Show Mon 28 Oct—Sat 2 Nov. 7.15pm. Sat mat 2.15pm. £2.50—£6. Annual chance for the King‘s to get a few odd jobs done as the scouts and guides move in.
Some Like it Hot Wed 6—Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Mats Thurs 7, then Weds and Sats, 2.30pm. £7.50—£16. Tommy Steele stars in a musical stage version ofthe Curtis/Lemmon/Monroe clasic movie about two cross-dressing musicians on the run from Chicago gangsters. Apparently they‘ve spent £2 million on this large scale production which is on its way to London. I NETHERBDW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street, 556 9579. Box Office. lOam—4.30pm, 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Access: R. Facilities: WC, W8, E, G, B, R. Help: A,AA]
Storysharlng Fri 25 Oct. 2.30pm. £2 (£1). Linda Bandelier, Barbara McDermitt and Jerry Anderson lead this informal family story session as part of the Scottish Storytelling Festival. See review.
Highland Tales ll Thurs 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Stories from up north from David
50 The List 25 October— 7 November 1991