Theatre is listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end of the section. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Marti Fisher.


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Help: A 2 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 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. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. B. A. AA]

Jump the Life to Come Until Sat 15 Mar. See Touring.

Ballad of the Sad Cale Tue 24 Mar—Sun 5 Apr (not Sun 22. Mon 23 or Mon 30). 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Edward Albee's adaptation of a short story by Carson McCullers focuses on a domineering woman and her hunchback cousin who bring their isolated town to life by setting up a cafe. Things take a turn for the worse when the woman‘s long-lost husband returns. Financial support from the European Social Fund has enabled students of Langside College togain vocational experience working on this production by the Arches Theatre Company.

I DARRDWLAND Gallowgate. 552 4601. The Rocky Horror Picture Show Sat 14 Mar. 9pm. Transferred from the Pavilion Theatre (although tickets will be honoured). this is the movie verson ofthe timewarp musical. but screened with the addition of MC and dancing troupe. Rice. newspapers and waterpistols are welcome. See preview.

I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 42‘) 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (10am—9pm on performance days). Bar. [Accessz P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. Help: AA]

Niagara Until Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£1 ). Niagara by Peruvian playwright Alonso Alegria is performed in the new 70-seater Third Theatre in a translation bydirector Robert David MacDonald who also stars in the two-hander. Written in 1969.121 cruce sombre e1 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.

1953 Until Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5(£I ). Excellent modernisation of Racine‘s 1667 tragedy Andromaque by Craig Raine. directed and designed by Philip Prowse. Well worth seeing.

Summer Lightning Until Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Giles Havergal staysin the Citz‘ original auditorium - now called First Theatre for his adaptation of one of

P.(i. Wodehouse‘s‘ popular Blandings novels.

The Pelican Wed 25 Mar—Sat 18 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 ( £1 ). Free preview Tue 22 Mar. lan Spink is more familiar asa choreographer. but here he branchesout into directing August Strindberg's little-known play about the illusion oflife and the awakening ofdeath. Appropriater for the tiny Third Theatre space. the piece w as one of several written for Strindberg's own Intimate Theatre. Casanova Undone Thurs 26 Mar-sat 18 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£1 ). Free preview Wed 25 Mar. Robert David MacDonald moves upstairs to the Second Theatre to direct a new play by Die Iidwardsabout the reality behind the Casanova myth. See preview. Lulu Fri 27 Mar—Sat IS Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£1 ). Jon Pope returns to the Citz' First Theatre to direct and design Frank Wedekind's ground-breaking portrait of a sexually active woman and the bourgeois tnen who crumble in her wake.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box ()ffice .\Ion- Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am —3pm; 6 Spin perf. ev gs Bar Cafe. [Accessz PI’A. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. (i. B. Help: A. AA] Under Milk Wood Fri 20 Mar. 7.45pm. £4.75 ( £2.25). Works()uting'l‘hcatre Co brings its two-person adaptation of Dylan 'I‘homas's celebrated poem about a day in the life of the fictitious town of1.lareggyb. Thomas fans can see another v ersion at .\ltisselbtirgh's Brunton Theatre jtist now. I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE

.‘ylaxw ell Drive. 03552 4866‘).

The Red Nosed Baggy Trousered Circus Show Sat 21 Mar. £5 (£2.50). Black Box'l‘heatre Company paint on the smiles.

Givin' if Fish Thurs 26 Mar. See Touring.

I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 22] 4526. [Access: I’I’A. R. Facilities: WC. R. (i. Help: A. AA] Oedipus at Colonus l‘ntil Sat 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Second Theban play by Sophocles to be performed by Actors Lab

3 tellsoftheexileof()edipusandhis

manipulation by his two sons. .-ln!igrmc follows next month.

I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY Modern LanguagesTheatre (Beside ()M L'nion). The Alchemist Tue 17 Mar. 7pm. Free. GUI-Reaction presents a free preview performance of Ben Johnson's classic farce before touring the production to N. Ireland schools and then to various venues in (ilasgow at the end of April.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box ()ffice. .‘vlon-Sat noon~6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details

i above. |Access: I’. 1.. Facilities: WC. R.

. La Cage aux Folles L’ntil Sat 14 Mar.

. 7.30pm. £2—£10. First Scottish production I ofJerry Herman and I Iarvey Fernstein's

musical version of the French comedy by

Jean Poiret. I)espite being staged by an amateur company. ( ilasgow's Pantheon Club. the production has a budget of


professional dancers and musicians.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat I louse. Drumchapel. 9-1-1 9022.

A ProperJob Fri 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5

(£2 £1). Live Theatre in a topical play by Michael Chaplin.

Gaslight Gaieties Thurs 1‘) Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£2 £1 ). Music I {all entertainment.

i This Side of Paradise Sat 21 Mar. 7.30pm.

£5 (£2 £1). A musical cabaret celebrating the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Jazz. Age of which he was a part. Performed by First Base Theatre.

Custer's Last Stand Tue 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£2 £1). Popular Wild West drama from the highly thought of YorkshireTheatre

' Company.

Jaberwocky Wed 25 Mar. 1.30 and 7.30pm. £5 (£2 £1 ). Fantasy entertainment from the Edinburgh Puppet Company.

Baglady Thurs 26 Mar. 2pm and 7.30pm. £5 (£2, £1 ). See Touring.

I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street.

221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. R. B. Help: A.AA]

A Children's Feis Tue 24 Mar. 7.30pm. The (iaelic Drama Association with a festival of plays for children.

Gaelic Play Festival Thurs 26 Mar. 7.30pm. A chance for adult Gaelic-speakers to enjoy an eveningoftheatre.

I MDTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre. Motherwell. 0698 67515.

Glasvegas Wed 13—511! 21 Mar. £3.50 (£2.50). 7.30pm. Motherwell District Youth Theatre revives Morag Fullerton‘s popular urban musical first seen in a production by Borderline Theatre (lnnpany.

I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 17‘) Buchanan Street. 332 2333. Box Office open Ilium—6pm and 8pm on performance days. [Accessz P. ST. Facilities: WS. AS. (i. E. Help: A. AA]

Brand'I‘ue I7--Wed 18 Mar. 7.30pm. The Troupe brings its touring production of Ibsen‘s epic play rarely staged because of its production demands to Scotland. It tells the tale of an idealistic young man who goes on a journey and inspiresthe poor and lonely people he meets. Taker/re High Road star Robin Cameron plays the lead.

Caprice Tue 24—Sat 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). De Mussel and Co champion the little-known l‘)th century French playwright Alfred de Masset with this well-dressed double-bill of Caprice and It's Impossible to Think of Everything. See review.

Fools Paradise Every Saturday. See Cabaret.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Box ()fficeopen Tue—Sun noon-8.30pm. Bar (open noon—1lmeue-Sat; l2.30—2.30pm and 6.30—1 1pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—I 1pm). [Accessz PPA. ST.

Facilities: WC. WS. E. (i. R. B. Help: A.

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House Guest Until Fri 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Francis Durbridge thriller performed by Trinity Theatre Group. W028 Albert Sat 14 Mar. 8pm. £4 (£2). Open Door Theatre in the energetic political satire which imagines what would happen if the Second Coming ofJesus Christ was as a black South African. Judgement Fri 20 Mar. 8pm. £4 (£2). George Dillon returns to Scotland with his powerful and compelling performance as a Soviet Officer who resorts to eating his fellow inmates in a World War Two Polish prison. Don‘t miss.

I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat l0am—8pm. Bar. |Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]


I PEARCE INSTITUTE Lithgow Theatre. 840 Govan Road (opposite Govan Underground). 445 1941.

Death or a Salesman Wed IS—Fri 20 Mar. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 ). PTL Productions from Glasgow University stage Arthur Miller's classic modern tragedy about the

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. R. B.T. G. Help: A. AA]

The Baby Until Fri 13 Mar. 7. 15pm. £2

(£1 ). Chris Hannan‘s play. first produced by The Tron in 1990. is a love story set against an epic Roman riot. Second-year students are directed by Andy Farrell. eat-Traverse Theatre Edinburgh.

The Taming ol the Shrew Tue 24-Fri 27 Mar. 7.15pm. £2(£I). David McVicar directs second-year students in Shakespeare's study ofthe battle ofthe

I THEATRE ROYAL Ilope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet. [Accessz P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R.B. Help: AA]

Coppelia Until Fri 21 Mar. See Dance





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