Theatre is listed by city. than alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end ofthe section. Show: will be listed. provided that details reach our oiilces at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Matt Fisher.

DISABLED ACCESS KEY - Access: P = Parking Facilities. I’PA = Parkingto be Pre-Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilel(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 l0.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on (NI 227 551 I. Sunday openingis noon-5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.


I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 22 I 9736. |Aceess: P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. B.G. Help: A. AA|

Damaged Goods Tue l4—Sat I8 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Wiseguise. anew professional company. marks its debut with Martin McCardie‘s new play which takes a Scottish look at the Irish problem. See preview.

ll Wed 22—Sun 26 Apr. 7.30pm. Tony Harrison's controversial poem isadapted for the stage by Andy Arnold who works here with a team of professionalsand unemployed people. Violence. friction and strong language. See preview.

I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon-Sat l0am—6pm (Ilium—9pm on performance days). Bar. |Aceess: P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. E.G. R. Help: AA]

The Pelican Until Sat l8 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£l ). Ian Spink is more familiar asa choreographer. but here he branches out into directing August Strindberg's little-known play about a middle-class Swedish mother whose children force her to hear the truth about herselfaftermany years of deceit. Appropriately for the tiny Third Theatre space. the piece was one of several written for Strindberg‘sown

Intimate Theatre. See review.

Casanova Undone Until Sat I8 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 ( £l ). Robert David MacDonald moves upstairs to the Second Theatre to direct a new play by Dic Edwards about the reality behind the Casanova myth. The script is published by Oberon Books in a collection with two other plays. See review.

Ltlltl Until Sat l8 Apr. 7.30pm. £5(£l ). 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 men who crumble in her wake. See review.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri l0am—6pm: Sat l0am-3pm: 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar Cafe. |Aceess: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. (1. B. Help: A. AA| Lies Thurs l6 Apr. 3pm. First in ashort season of rehearsed readings at Cumbernauld which aims to give writers a chance to see how their plays might work in practice. 'l'oday's play is by l)ahlian Kirby and a short discussion will follow. Untitled Wed 22 Apr. 3pm. Another rehearsed reading. this time of a play by stand-up comedian David Cosgrove. Brand Until Fri l0 Apr. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). (‘olourless production of Ibsen's epic story of the morally uncompromising Brand play ed by 'I'ulrt' I/It' High Rum/star. Robin Cameron. Performed by the Troupe which is on something of an epic tour of the country.

Yourthe Top Sat I I Apr. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). Song Machine pay tribute to the music ofCole Porter.

When i Was Your Age Fri t7—Sat l8 Apr. 7.45pm. £3 ( U .50). Cumbernauld .lttnior Youth Theatre in a play devised after conversations with Cumbernauld's senior citizens.

I THE DRAMA CENTRE The Ramshorn. Merchant City. 552 3489.

When She Danced Fri Ill—Sal 18 Apr. 7.30pm. The University of Strathelyde has converted the old Ramshorn Kirk intoa new and flexible performance space. For the inaugural production. Strathclyde Theatre Group stages Martin She rman's poignant and comic portrayal ofthe dancer Isadora Duncan. with special permission from the author.

I EAST KILDRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669.

Timeto Kill L'ttlil Sat 1 I Apr. 7.30pm. £3.50 ( £2). EK Rep Theatre Club in L. Durban's play about suburban murder and revenge.

I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE l2 Washington Street. 22I 4526. |Aceess: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA| Antigone L'ntii Sat 1 I Apr. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Glasgow Arts Centre comes to the end of its ambitioUs stagingof all three of Sophocles's Theban plays. with this tragic tale of a woman whose sense ofduty conflicts with her king's law.


Sauchiehall Street. 227 55I l.

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Hollywood and Broadway: The Musicals Thurs 23 Apr and Sun 3 May. 8pm. £ I0—£I5. Wayne Sleep and Lorna Luft lead this all-singing. all-dancing celebration of the eatehiest bits from stage musicals. I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon-Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. sec Ticket Link details above. |Aceess: L. Facilities: WC. G. WS. E. B. Help: A. AA| Gang Show Until Sat I I Apr. 7. l5pm. £2.50—£6. Sat mat 2pm. Seottts and Guides in their annual on-stage knees-up. The Sound oi Music Tue 14 Apr—Sat 2 May. 7.30pm. It's sing-along time as Christopher Cazenove. Jan Waters. Liz Robertson and Robin Nedwell star in a colourful stage version of the ever-popular musical that's recently been packing 'cm in through in Edinbttrgh. I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 22I 3 I98. Box Office Mon-Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. |Aceess: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. R. B. Help: A. AA| The Pajama Game Until Sat I I Apr. 7.30pm. £5—£8. Sat mat 3pm. The Apollo Players Celebrate their Silver Jubilee with a production ofthe hit musical with songs by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Equus Mon l3—Sat I8 Apr. 7.30pm. Langside College of Further Education in Peter Shaffer's disturbing play about repression and sexuality. Anything Goes Mon 20—Sat 25 Apr. 7.30pm. More musical Ittn with West End Theatre. I MOTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Cent re. Mtillterwell. 0698 675 I 5. Waiting on One Fri Ill-Sat it Apr. 7.30pm. £3 ( £l .50). Anne Downie's bingocomedy is revived by the Lanarkshire Little Theatre. I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE l79 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. Box Office open 10am—6pm and 8pm on performance days. |Aceess: P. ST. Facilities: WS. AS. G. E. Help: A.AA| Fools Paradise Every Saturday. See Cabaret. Two-Way Mirrothte 2 l—Sat 25 Apr. 7.30pm. See Touring and preview. I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 I010. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon— I I pm Tue—Sat : I 2.30—2.30pm and 6.30-l lpm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—I lpm). |Aceess: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA] Comedy Nights Every Thursday. See Cabaret listings. Therese Raguin Fri I0 Apr. 8pm. See Touring and review. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. |Aceess: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. R. B.T. G. Help: A. AA| The Response Until Sat l l Apr. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Eve Jamieson directs this new play about the emotional legacy ofthe Gulf War by David llarrower for Impetus Theatre Company. See preview. I THEATRE ROYAL I lope Street. 332 9000. Box Office Mon—Sat I0am—6pm. (7.30pm on perfevgs). Bar. Buffet. |Aceess: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. B. llelp: AA| AWoman oi No Importance Until Sat I t Apr. 7.30pm. £4—£l5.50. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. Philip Prowse gets a chance to show Glasgow what he's been up to with the RSC. as his production ofOscar Wilde'seomedy calls in on a national tottr. It's paced with precision , relaxing into the idle rhythm of the Ieisured classes and delivering Wilde's aphorisms with grace. As the play’s themes darken, Prowse holds back from the threat of melodrama toproduce a sharply-observed social cnttque. ITRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 22755I I. Down and Out in Paris and London Unltl Sat I l Apr. 8pm. £6(£4). The first ofthree adaptations from books this month at

Tramway. Unit-n and ()m in Paris and London is Paines Plough's reworkingof George Orwell‘s celebrated study of I920s deprivation. Directed by Anna Furse. who was last in Scotland directingS/ry' Wmmm Falling at the Traverse. the production uses 30 local people to portray the homeless.

Therese Baguin Tue l4—Sat I8 Apr. 8pm. £6 ( £4). See Touring and review.

House of the Spirits Thttrs 23 (Part I ) and Fri 26(part ll ). 8pm. Sat 25 Apr ( Partsl and II). 2.30pm. £lli(£6) both parts. Yoriek Theatre Company. regular visitors to the Edinburgh Fringe. have picked up the first rights to adapt Isabel Allende‘s historical novel about a Chilean dynasty. See preview.


I DEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. |Aceess: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. llelp: AA|

SSDF See separate listing.

Play Time Thurs 23—Sat 25 Apr. 7.30pm. £3.50 ( £3 £2.50). The summer term begins at the Bedlam with an EU'leroduelion of a new play by John ()rr. Directed by Simon Conway . it‘sa black comedy about the rise and fall of the British movie producer. working in a spot of incest ('Il

I BROUGHTON HIGH SCHOOL 1 Carrington Road. 336 l08l.

Young at Heart Thurs 33--Sat 25 Apr.

7. l5pnt. Sat that 2. l5pm. £3.50(£2.50). An eclectic mix of sketches. songsand short plays performed by Edinburgh Young Theatre Company with a cast of40. I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229

l20l. Box Office Mon—Sat I0am—8pm. Bar.|Aceew PPA. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. G. B. lIelp: AA|

The Sound ol Music Until Sat I t Apr. 7.30pm. £4.50—£20.50. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. It's sing-alongtime as Christopher Cazenove. Jan Waters. Liz Robertson and Robin Nedwell star in a colourful stage-version of the

eve r-popular musical.

A Woman of ilo importance Mon l3—Sat I8 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £6.5lI—£l-l.5ll. Philip Prowse ofth Citizen's Theatre. Glasgow. gets a chance to show Scotland what he's been up to with the RSC. as his production of Oscar Wilde's comedy calls in on a national tour. See review

I MUSSELDURGH OLD TOWN HALL I ligh Street. Musselburgh. 665 2240or665 5036.

Men Should Weep Wed I 5—Sat l8 Apr. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Ena Lamont Stewart‘s play. a kind of female (r‘m-huls Story. wasa httge hit for the original Glasgow Unity Theatre in the l940s and more recently revived by 7:84. llere Pageant Players give it an airing.

I NETHERDDW ARTS CENTRE 43 I ligh Street. 556 9579. Box Office. mam—4.30pm. 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. |Aceess: R. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. B. R. Help: A. AA|

Edinburgh Puppet and Animation Festival Mon l3—Sat 25 Apr. Variouslimesand prices. See preview and Kids listings for details.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590.

Coppélia Until Sat 1 t Apr. 7.30pm. £5.50—£23. Thurs and Sat mats 2pm. See Dance listings.

I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 2299697. Box ()ffice Mon-Sat l0am—6pm. l0am-8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe |Aceess: P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. E. G. B. R. T. llelp: A.AA| Merlin Until Sat l8 Apr. 7.45pm. £4-£I2. Sat I I and I8 mats3. 15pm. Signed and audio described performance Thurs l6 Apr. An off-beat. funny and dramatic reworking of the Arthurian legends by German playwright Tankred Dorst. translated. adapted and condensed for this production. lan Wooldridge directs an eighteen-strong cast with music from

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