Theatre is listed by city, than alphabetically byvenue. Touring shouts enlisted alphabetically by title at the end ot the section. Shoals vrill be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Marit Fisher.


Access: P = Parking Facilities, PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged, L = Level Access, R = Ramped Access, ST = Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s), WS = Wheelchair Spaces, AS = Adjacent Seats, H = induction Loop System, G = Guide Dogs Allowed, R = Restaurant Accessible, C = Catering Accessiblc,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 phone on 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: L. Facilities: WC, WS, C, G. Help: A,AA]

Medea Sexuar Until Sat 23 May. 7pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Volcano Theatre in an uncompromising production of Tony Harrison's tough-talking modern myth. Recommended. Mayfest.

lio Mean Fighter Fri 22-Sat 23 May. 9.30pm. Extended run for Cat A Theatre Company after a successful Mayfest run of this prisoner’s-eye-view of the Scottish gaol system.

The Wedding Tue 26—Sat 30 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Another post-Mayfest show, this one is a lively recreation of the bigday performed by Annexe Theatre Coin conjunction with Castlemilk’s People‘s Theatre.

Don Periimplin and Elegy iora LadyThurs 4—Sat 6 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Twoshort plays by Garcia Lorca and Arthur Miller respectively, performed by Gable End Theatre Co.

I CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS 846 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. [Access: PPA, L, ST. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G,C] Fierce Love Until Sat 23 May. 8pm. £5 (£3). Radical black American gay company, Porno Afro Homos in-a controversial collection of stories. Mayfest.

The Bloody Chamber Until Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Caroline Hall directs her own adaptation of Angela Carter's short story for the Tron Theatre Company. Operatic sex fantasy. Mayfest.

Dali Fruit Sat 23 May. 10.30pm. £5 (£3). One-off chance to see the latest Porno Afro Homos show. Mayfest.

I CITIZENS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—6pm (10am—9pm on performance days). Bar. [Access: L, R. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G, C. Help: AA]

Other Places Until Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Pinter triple-bill of 805 one-acters looking at torture, filial love and long-term sleepers, directed by Giles Havergal. A diverting, if not essential performance.

The iiypochondriacs Until Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Baffling production of Botho Strauss‘s early absurdist drama that leaves you none the wiser and considerably more irritated.

Eduard ll Until Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Philip Prowse directs and designs for Brecht’s reworking of Marlowe’s historical tragedy, in a clear, well-measured production that engages throughout.

Macbeth Tue 26 May—Sat 13 June. 7.30pm.

£5 (£1). Free matinees on Wed 27, Thurs 28 May, Mon 1 and Tue 2 Jun. Signed performance Wed 10 Jun. Audio described performance on Thurs l 1 Jun. Rain Dog at last gets the chance to pay its way as it opens the fifth Strathclyde Summer Season with this highly-praised production of ths Scottish play which puts the emphasis very much on the Scottish. Watching tor Dolphins Tue 26—Sat 30 May. 8pm. £5 (£1). Elizabeth MacLennan takes centre stage in this play by John McGrath about a woman who opens a bed and breakfast in North Wales after a life of political activism. See review.

The Birthday of the lnlanta Tue 2—Fri 121 un. See Kids listings.

I CITY HALL Candleriggs, 227 5511.

The Wondertul West End Mon 1 Jun. 7.30pm. Original stars from various London smasheroonies, including The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats and Blood Brothers, perform over 30 of the catchiest songs in a show that has been selling out throughout the country. I CUMDERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-3pm; 6-8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA, L, ST, R. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G, C. Help: A, AA]

Your Turn to Clean the Stair Until Sat 23 May. 7.45pm. £3.75/£5 (£1.75/£2.50). See Touring.

See That’s tier Wed 27—Thurs 28 May. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). See Toun'ng.

The Loneliness oi the Long Distance ilunner Fri 29LSat 30 May. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring and review.

Wuthering Heights Tue 2 Jun. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2.25). Freelance Theatre Co brings Emily Bronté’s classic tale of thwarted love to the stage.

Ship ot Fools Wed 3 Jun. 7.45pm. £3.75 (£1.75). See Touring.

Machzard Fae Oz Thurs 4—Sat 6.1 un. 7.45pm. £3.75/£5 (£1.75/£2.50). See Touring.

I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHORN 98 Ingram Street, 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC, WS, G. Help: AA]

Eva Peron and The Conduct ot Lite Until Sun 24 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). A Latin-American double-bill performed by Strathclyde Theatre Group and directed by Susan Triesman. The first play is by Copi who brings the surreal sensibility of a cartoonist to the life of Eva Peron. The second play is by Maria lrene Fomes who takes an uncompromising look at the domestic life of a torturer.

Crime at Love Tue 26-Wed 27 May. 8pm. £7 (£3). Mask masters Trestle Theatre Company move into Raymond Chandler country for this tragedy which uses original music and film. Worth checking out. The Collected Works ot Billy the Kid Thurs 28-Sat 30 May. 8pm. £6 (£3). Freakshow Theatre Company go back to the first days of the American Dream in a performance based on the poetry of Canadian Michael Ondaatje.

I GLASOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street, 2214526. [Access: P, PPA, R, ST. Facilities: WC, G, C. Help: A, AA]

Back by Christmas Fri 22 May. 8pm. £3 (£2). Living Memory Theatre Company in Paul Sneddon’s play designed to encourage elderly people to explore their long-term memories.

I KILMARDINNY HOUSE ARTS CENTRE 50 Kilmardinny Avenue, Bearsden, 943 0312. [Access: L. Facilities: WS, H, G, C] Trial byJury Fri 22-Sat 23 May. 7 .30pm. Ever-popular Gilbert and Sullivan operetta performed by Bearsden Burgh Choir.

Miss Julie Tue 26 May. 8pm. See Touring.

An Evening oi Music and Comedy Sat 30 May. The Company and Co does its bit for the Save the Children Fund.

I KINDS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings, Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA, L. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G, C. Help: A, AA]

Rab C. llesbitt Until Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £¢-£9.50. That man in the vest takes tothe stage where he discovers his family has rejected him while he’s been away at the World Cup. Starring all your favourites from the telly.

Swan Lake Tue 2—Sat 6 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50—£19. See Dance listings.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mcrcat House, Drumchapel, 944 9022. [Access: PPA, L. ST, R. Facilities: WC, WS, G. C]

Angels and Amazons Fri 22-Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£2/£1). Excellent collection of tales about wild and bizarre women from Egyptian jugglers to Victorian acrobats performed by Ra Ra Zoo.

I MOTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre, Motherwell. 0698 67515. [Access: ST, R, L. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G, C]

Stags and liens Wed 27-Fri 29 May. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Before Dancin' Thru' the Dark there was Stags and Hens. Here Motherwell District Theatre Company performs Willy Russell‘s original Ladies and Gents comedy.

The Wondertul West End Sun 31 May. 7.30pm. £6 (£5). Original stars from various London smasheroonies, including The Phantom of the Opera. Les Miserables, Cats and Blood Brothers, perform over 30 of the catchiest songs in a show that has been selling out throughout the country.

Eight to the Bar Wed 3 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Touring.

I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street, 332 2333. Box Office open 10am—6pm and 8pm on performance days. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS, H, G. Help: A, AA]

MacWizard Fae 01 Until Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Touring and review.

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, L, R. Facilities: WC, WS, H. G, C. Help: A, AA]

Comedy llights Every Thursday. See Cabaret listings.

0" the Top oi Your Head Fri 22 May. 8pm. £4 (£2). See Cabaret listings.

The Ouartz Cycle Tue 26 May. 8pm. £2 (£1.25). See Touring.

Scotland Matters Thurs 28 May. 8pm. £4 (£2). See Touring and review.

I PEARCE lNSTiTUTE Lithgow Theatre, 840 Govan Road (opposite Govan Underground), 445 1941. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G]

Dead Easy Wed 27—Fri 29 May. 8pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Skelp Theatre performs Charlotte Stuart‘s one act black comedy-drama about four nasty people. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. [Access: PPA, ST, L. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G, C. Help: A, AA]

Company Until Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). imaginative stage version of Samuel Beckett’s Company by Sarah-Jane Scaife. Mayfest.

Lock Up Your Daughters Fri 22 May. 7.15pm. £3.50(£2). Stage adaptation of Henry Fielding’s comedy performed by final year students. Mayfest.

Entre la Plel y el Alma Fri 22 May. 7.30pm. Free. Music theatre telling the story of Brazilian revolutionaries in the late 19305 and early 19405, written by postgraduate student G.P. Cribari. See preview.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive , 227 5511. [Access: P, PPA, R. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G, C].

The World's Edge Fri 22 May. 8.15pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Clanjamfrie takestothe Boiler Room round the back of Tramway for a multimedia exploration of our relationship with the Americas. A Judgement in Stone Until Sat 23 May. 8pm. Sat mat 3pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Sheila Hancock stars in Neil Bartlett‘s musical adaptation of Ruth Rendell‘s crime novel about an illiterate housekeeper who murders the family with whom she is staying. Produced by the inimitable Gloria company with music by Nicolas Bloomfield. Scottish Ballet Wed 27—Sat 30 May. 8pm. £8 (£5). See Dance listings and preview. Michael Clark Tue 2—Sat 6 Jun. 8pm. See Dance listings and feature. I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate . 552 4267. Box Office Tue-Sat noon-8pm; Sun 12.30—11pm. Closed Mondays. [Access: PPA, ST. R, L. Facilities: WC, W5. H.G, C. Help: AA] Duelgues Fieurs Until Sun 24 May. 10.45pm. £5.50 (£3.50). Liz Lochhead and Stuart Hepburn in a popular. if undemanding, set of marital monologues. Mayfest. Good Until Sun 24 May. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). C. P. Taylor‘s challenging analysis of how a good man can become a Nazi is directed by Michael Boyd in a production that will form part of the retrospective at this year‘s Edinburgh international Festival. Recommended. See review. The Jesuit Tue 26—Sun 31 May. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). The irrepressible Fifth Estate barely 18 months old and already lined-up for a show in the Edinburgh international Festival revives Donald Campbell’s acclaimed play for the first time since its premiere in the 19705. Directed by Allan Sharpe, it re-creates the ideological struggle between Spottiswoode. the Episcopalian Archbishop of Scotland. and Catholic priest John Ogilvic. Recommended. Dead Heroic Tue 2—Thurs 4 Jun. 10am and 1.30pm. £2.50. See Kids listings. An Evening with Libby Morris Wed 3—Thurs 4iun. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). One-woman revue featuring comedy, impressions, stories and a musical tribute to Edith Piaf. See preview.


I ADAM HOUSE THEATRE Chambers Street. Tickets on 225 8696.

Fathers and Sons Until Sat 23 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group recreates Ivan Turgenev's world of 19th century Russia in this witty adaptation by Brian Friel whose Dancing at Lughnasa was recently seen in Glasgow.

I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street, 220 4348. [Access: ST, R. Facilities: WC, _ WS, G]

The Lost Forest oi Caledon Fri 22 May. 6.30pm. Sat 23 May, 3pm. £2.50(£1.50). First performance by this 35-strong band of time-travelling children who return to the creation of Scotland‘s forest as part of the Festival ofthe Environment. Autogeddon and My New Car Sat 23 May. 7pm. £4 (£2.50). Roy Hutchins is back with another two Heathcote Williams environmentally-friendly poems. The first is an established success, the second is a brand new companion piece. Recommended.

Europe and the Community Artist Thurs 28 May. 4pm. Free. Donald Smith ofthe Netherbow chairs this Euro-debate about Scotland‘s contribution to European theatre. Adrian Harris talks about Theatre Workshop’s Gdansk Project and members ofthe Grassmarket Project will recall their forays into Europe. Spring Fling.

Brine and Blue Blade Fri 29—Sat 30 May. 12.30pm. £1 .50(£l). Fruition Arts Company brings a dark twist to your lunchtime.

European Parliament of Birds Tue 2—Wed 3

44 The List 22 May- 4 June 1992