Theatre is listed by city, than alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end otthe , section. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our oltices at least ten days belore publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
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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 551 1. Sunday openingis noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link boxoffice can sell tickets for other venues.
I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. B. G. Help: A.AA]
Endgame L'ntii Sat 29 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Carl Pickard directs Strathclyde Theatre Group in Samuel Beckett's classic vision ofthe human condition with an
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Under Wraps: Being Dead Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry, Canary and The GUI Tue 3 Mar. 7.30pm. £1 . The Tron Theatre sneaks into the Arches to present a week of readings by promisingyoung writers while renovation work progresses in its Trongate building. The first play on tonight‘s triple bill is written by Tony Roper. who‘ll be aiming to repeat the phenomenal success of The Steamie and Paddy 's Market. and the second two pieces are by Mike Cullen. See preview. Under Wraps: My Piece ol Foreign Sky Wed 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £1. A reading ofa newplay by Lara Jane Bunting who first came to attention with the popular Vodka and Daisies a couple of years ago. See preview.
Under Wraps: The ice Flow Thurs 5 Mar. 7.30pm. £1. Edinburgh‘s'l‘raverse Theatre muscles in on the Tron’s programme of readings. with this work-in-progress by Peter Arnott who has also co-written a sitcom for Channel 4 called .Ililes is Better which will be shown later this year. See preview.
UnderWraps: White Plains Fri () Mar. 7.30pm. £1. Tonight's reading in the Tron's new writing season is by Douglas Esson.
Under Wraps: Love and Liberty Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £2. See preview. Patrick Evans's play is given a workshop performance (as opposed to a reading) to round offthe Tron's week-long showcase of new writing. Set in a corrupt underworld. Lore and Liberty is a futuristic tale ofa Glaswegian supercriminal and an innocent victim. See preview.
Jump the Lite to Come Tue IO—Sat 15 Mar. See Touring.
Jim Beam Comedy Nights Every Thursday. See Cabaret.
I CITIZENS' THEATRE (iorbals Street.429 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (10am—9pm on performance days). Bar.
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Niagara Until Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£1 ). Free performance Mon 9 Mar. Niagara by Peruvian playwright Alonso Alegria is performed in the new 70-seaterThird Theatre in a translation by director Robert David MacDonald who also stars in the two-hander. Written in 1969. lz'leruee sombre el Niagara is said to be Alegria‘s best play. taking a philosophical look at Charles Blondin. who crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope in 1859. See review. 1953 Until Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5(£1). Free performance Mon 9 Mar. Craig Raine has modernised Racine‘s 1667 tragedy Anrlromaque. originally set at the end of the Trojan war where marital jealousy leads to carnage. for the inaugural performance in the 130-seat Second Theatre. Directed and designed by Philip Prowse. See review.
Summer Lightning Until Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Free performance Mon 9 Mar. Audio-described performance on Thurs 12 Mar. Giles Havergal stays in the Citz's original auditorium — now called First Theatre — for his adaptation of one of PG. Wodehouse's popular Blandings novels.
I CRAWFURD THEATRE .lordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950
3437 3438. [Access: P. R. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. B. Help: A.AA]
The Gondoliers Tue 3—Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Operetta from the Cecilian Society.
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] Blues in the Night Fri 28—Sat 29 Feb. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). Pleasantevening of blues classics celebrating the lives of Bessie Smith. Billie Holiday. Ella Fitzgerald and others. Performed byTake
A Drop 0i Fred Thurs 5—Sat 7 Mar. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£1 .50). See Dance listings. I EAST KILDRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669. My Fair Lady Mon 2—Sat 7 Mar. The celebrated musical reworking ofGeorge Bernard Shaw‘s Pygmalion is performed by EKLO. I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA] The Theban Plays: Oedipus Hex Until Sat 29 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Robin Wilson directs Actors Lab in the first of Sophocles‘s Theban Plays — Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone follow in March and April. In Oedipus Rex a prosperous and tranquil reign is undermined by the truth of the king‘s past misdeeds. Oedipus at Colonus Wed ll-Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Second Theban play by Sophocles and performed by Actors Lab tells of the exile of Oedipus and his manipulation by his two sons. I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY Drama Studio. West Quad. Main Building. The Cheviot. the Stag and the Black. Black Oil Until Sat 29 Feb. 8.30pm. Free. The University‘s Department of Film. Theatre and TV stages a version olJohn McGrath‘s seminal play about the historic exploitation of the Scottish people. A Day in the Death 01 Joe Egg Thurs 5—Sat 7 Mar. 8pm. Free. Student production of Peter Nichols‘s moving play about disability and our attitudes towards it. I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above The Mikado Mon 2—Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. Glasgow's Orpheus Club celebrates its 100th annual show with a charity run ofthe ever-popular Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. Walter Paul is in charge of production. while Gordon Mabbott is Musical Director. Mikado fans can catch ‘
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