DAY BY DAY DI
This section lists all theatre, music. dance and cabaret events in Glasgow's Maylest.
Community events are listed separately underneath. Venue and ticket inionnation is at the end at the section.
I Long Time Before the End Mitchell. 7.30pm. £6.50
1 (£3.50). German-based multinationalcompany. S.O.A.P.explorethe
imaginative world of
‘ choreographer. Rui
I A Drunk Man Looks at The Thlslle Old Athenaeum. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Mayfest chief Robert Robson directs this centenary multi-media staging ofHugh MacDiarmid‘s great poem.
I Other Places Citizens' Third Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Three short. relatively recent Pinter plays in the Citz' . 60-seater.
I The Hypochondriacs Citizens‘ Second Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Black comedy by leading German playwright Botho Strauss about the fight for personal freedom.
I Edward II Citizens‘ Third Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Philip Prowse directs Brecht‘s reworking of Marlowe‘s tale of a king whose authority is compromised by his love for one of his peers.
I Miss Julie Arches. 7pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Pen Name Theatre Company. one of Scotland's most promising young companies. tackles Strindberg's drama of inter-class love and lust.
I The Steve Shill Retrospective CCA. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Achance to catch up with the work of leading performance artist Steve Shill. as three of his shows are revived. This week it’s a double bill of Face Down and A Fine Film of Ashes.
I Sienna Red King‘s. 7.30pm. £14.50 (£7.25). £1 1 .50(£5.75). £8.50 (£4.25). The Peter Hall company visits Scotland forthe first time with Stephen Poliakoff‘s play about an extraordinary ! romance in the suburbs. I The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband Arches. 9.30pm. £5.50 (£3). Debbie lsitt completes her dark and violent trilogy for Snarling Beasties with this tale of culinary deceit. I Good Tron. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). Michael Boyd directs C. P. Taylor‘s powerful play about the insidious workings of fascism in a production which will be revived for the Edinburgh International Festival.
1 Classical ' I Boston Symphony
Chamber Players Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
. 7.30pm. £9.50(£6).£7.50 (£4.50).£5(£3).£4.75
(£2.75). The cream ofthe
Orchestra draw upon their
. vast repertoire to bring f Mayfestaudienccs f selections by Brahms.
Mozart. Poulenc and Kirchner.
I Ceilidh Henry Wood Hall. 9pm. £5.50(£3). Singer Wilma Kennedy
2 and Pipe Major Robert
Mathieson join the John Ellis Country Dance Band.
I The Fall City Hall. 8pm. £8 (£5). Afterlifteen years on the go. The Fall
are still as innovative a
force in British music as they were when they
f started. and the enigmatic
: Mark E. Smith one ofour
I Whippersnapper Moir
Hall. 11.30pm. £6.50
' (£3.50). Acoustic
. capers from this original British roots band.
I Craig Ferguson and Jeff Green Moir Hall. 8pm. £6 (£5). Ferguson has been on the brink ofbecoming very famous for quite some time now and he always goes down well in front of a home crowd.
- JeffGreen is gaininga strong reputation from his
London and Edinburgh Fringe appearances.
3 Literary Events I Open Circle Poetry
College Club. University of Glasgow. 8pm. £2 (£1.50). Douglas Dunn. Neil Cameron. Robert McDougall. Graham
SATURDAY 9 Theatre
I Patagonia Tramway. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Brith Gof is becoming a regular feature on Glasgow‘s cultural calendar: the latest show is based on Patagonia. a land that is
forever Wales. See preview.
I Other Places Citizens‘ Third Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). See Fri8.
I The Hypochondriacs Citizens’ Second Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). See Fri8. I Edward II Citizens‘ Third Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Sec Fri 8.
I The Shotv's Not DverTill the Fat Lady Sings Old Athenaeum. 7.30pm. £6.50(£3.50). Eating disorders South African-style. as Magnet Productions bring what they describe as ‘a one-and-a-half—person show‘ to Scotland.
I Miss Julie Arches. 7pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Fri 8.
I The Steve Shill Retrospective CCA. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Fri8. I Sienna Red King‘s. 7.30pm [mat 3pm]. £14.50 (£7.25). £1 1 .50 (£5.75).
See Fri 8. I The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband Arches.
; 9.30pm. £5.50 (£3). See Fri 8.
I Good Tron. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). See Fri 8.
I Scaramuccia Stevenson
; Hall. RSAMD. 7.30pm.
£6.50(£3.50). Authentic but fresh baroque music. See preview.
x IBattlelleld Band Moir Hall. ll.30pm.£8.50 (£6.50).Popular.
accessible folk with a strong base in Scottish music. fine piping and fiddling. and a mixed bag ofsongs.
I Ceol ls Gaire Mitchell. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). An evening of Gaelic music and drama.
I Rock Concert SECC Hall ; l.8pm.£6(£4).£5(£3).A
diverse batch ofsome of the most interesting bands
from the area. The
Trashcan Sinatras have already released an album of acoustic-tinged pop. while Perspex Whiteout. The Bachelor Pad and Thrum (featuring the old singer from Moni in a much harder setting)
_ coverthe indie spectrum.
Lovejuice are the latest to emerge from that Scottish rock‘n‘roll Mecca.
I Best of Scottish Stand-up Moir Hall. 8pm. £6(£5). Four of the best. certainly the busiest. Scottish comedians on one bill: Stu Who'.’. Parrot. Fred MacAulay and Lynn Ferguson.
SUNDAY 10 Theatre
I Patagonia Tramway. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Sat 9.
I The Loneliness ol the Long Distance Runner Arches. 7pm. £6.50 (£3.50). An adaptation of Alan Sillitoe‘s borstal best-seller performed by
, Golden Age Theatre.
I The Show's Not DverTill the Fat Lady Sings Old Athenaeum. 7.30pm. £6.50(£3.50). See Sat9. I Good Tron. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). Student reduction: two tickets for £3.50. See Fri 8
I Hagen Ouartet Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Selections from Haydn. Bartok and Beethoven. Sec preview.
I The Blues Band SECC Hall 1. 8pm. £8 (£5).£6.50 (£3.50). More dependable than inspirational. though their pedigree stretches right back to the British Blues Boom of the 605— after which. singer/ harmonica player Paul
Jones chose the path ofthe ,
all-round media personality.
I Mick Ranley Moir Hall. 11.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). One of Ireland‘s best singers. he has played and recorded through the 70s and 80s. and took over from Christy Moore in Moving Hearts. A rare visit to Scotland.
I Best of Scottish Stand-up MoirHall. 8pm. £6(£5). See Sat 9.
I Corky and The Juice Pigs Arches. 9.30pm. £5.50 (£3). Canadian musical comedy from the trio who were a big hit at last year's Edinburgh Fringe.
3 MDNDAY11 Theatre 3 IOtherPlacesCitizens'
Third Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). See Fri8.
i I The Hypochondriacs
Citizens‘ Second Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). See Fri8. I Edward II Citizens‘ Third Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1).
See Fri 8.
I The Marriage ol Figaro- The Play King‘s. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£4.75). £8.50 (£4.25). £7.50(£3.75). Special Otter today only: two tickets for the price of one. Up-beat romp through the Beaumarchais play on which the opera was
Rough Magic brings its pacy production of Love And ABottle trom Ireland to the RSAMD. Tue 12—Sat16May
based. by Edinburgh‘s Royal Lyceum Theatre Company in a highly- rated production.
. IllotvardJonesllcnry Wood Hall. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See preview.
- I Anjelique Kidio Mus": ' Tramway. 8pm. £6.50 I Gallagher and Lyle (£3.50). Dance music with
African roots from one of Paris‘s hottest singers.
SECCHaIl 1.8pm. £8 (£5). £6.50 (£3.50). The
duothatbroughtus‘When ‘Break Away‘ and ‘l I Sean Hughes and Mark
Wanna Stay With You‘ reunited last year. and have put t0gether a new
Lamarr Moir Hall. 8pm. £6 (£5). Currently enjoying ' his first TV show. List
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