The Ramshorn joins in the Tron Theatre’s I ambitious Festival of New Irish Theatre by playing host to Newry’s O'Casey Theatre Company. currently on an international tour. The company presents three one-act comedies by Sean O‘Casey - The End of the Beginning, A Pound on Demand and Bedtime Story— which range from farce to revue to burlesque. See review. Davy Mental Fri 30 and Sat 31 Oct. 7.30pm. Replay Theatre, Belfast‘s leading TIE company. examine the issue ofteenage alcohol abuse in a lively cautionary tale with music. The TenderTrap Mon 2—Sat 7 Oct. 7.30pm. £5—£6 (£2.50—£3). Michael West‘s comedy. an adaptation of Marivaux‘s La Double lnconstance. transfers the action to the unreal world ofthc Hollywood-Monaco axis. the glitterati stamping-ground. punctuating it with the songs of Frank Sinatra and Doris Day. This production, by Dublin‘s Pigsback ‘ company. has already enjoyed asellout 1 Irish tour, and is part of the New Irish Theatre festival. , I EASTWOOD THEATRE Eastwood 3 Recreation Centre. Eastwood Park. 1 Roukenglen Road. Giffnock, 638 8399. [Access: P. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C] The Lion in Winter Tue 27—Sat 31 Oct. I 7.30pm. £4.20. The Giffnock Theatre Players in James Goldman‘s historical drama. about the vitriolic power-games played out between Henry 11 and Eleanor ,' of Aquitaine over the division of property ] and inﬂuence between their offspring. I KILMARDINNY HOUSE ARTS CENTRE 50 i Kilmardinny Avenue. Bearsden. 943 0312. [Access: L. Facilities: WS. l-l. G.C] I You Never Can Tell ch 28—Sat 31 Oct. ] 7.30pm. The Glenburn Players perform |
George Bernard Shaw. I KINGS 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] i Hello Dolly Until Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat . mat 2.30pm. £4.50—£7.50. The Minerva Club goes for a popular choice as its contribution to the King‘s amateur ] musical season. I msncar rumor Mercat House, I Drumchapel. 944 9022. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C] The End of the Beginning Sat 31 Oct. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). 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] Sec Cabaret. i 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-l 1pm). [Access: PPA. L, R.
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Beg! Fri 23 Oct. 8pm. £4.50 (£2.50). The unclassifiable talent of Peta Lin — actor. director. writer. choreographer. teacher and mime artist in a new two-hander. directed by David Glass. See preview. Taking Toys From the Boys Sat 24 Oct. 8pm £4.50 (£2.50). A modern updating by Yorshire Theatre Company of Aristophanes‘s Lysistrata. in which women on both sides ofan interminable and pointless war stage a sex-strike to force an end to the hostilities.
The End of the Beginning Fri 30 Oct. 8pm. £4.50 (£2.50). See Touring.
A Clockwork Orange Sat 31 ()1. 8pm. £4.50 (£2.50). See Touring.
Up‘n'UndetThurs 5 and Fri 6 Nov. 8pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Frontline Theatre Company in John Godber‘s popular and characteristically fast-moving rugby comedy.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]
See preview and Cabaret.
I PROJECTABILITY 18 Albion Street (across from the Tron).
Arts Connexion Classes Tues and Thurs. Various prices. ()31 346 0501 . The fourth year in operation for the performing arts teaching collective with a choice of courses in singing. movement and acting. Pre-registration is rCCommended.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. G. C. Help: A.AA]
, The Hot L Baltimore Tue 27—Fri 30 Oct. 4 7.15pm. £3 (£1.50). Final-yearstudentsin
the Scottish premiere of Lanford Wilson's award-winning drama about a run-down hotel and its equally run-down residents. a powerful indictment of American society‘s lack of compassion.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perf cvgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: PPA.
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The Witches Tue 3—Sat 7 Nov. Tue 3 7.30pm; Wed 4 and Thurs 5 2pm and 7.30pm: Fri 6 10.30am and 7.30pm; Sat 7 11am. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £3.50—£10.50 (various concessions). The Theatre
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Royal‘s autumn season kicks off with the stage version of Roald Dahl‘s ever-popular, dark-edged tale of good and evil. by the people who brought you The BF G .
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 227 5511. [Access: P, PPA. R. Facilities: WC, WS. H. G, C].
The Chandralehka Group: Anglka Fri 23 Oct. 8pm. £6.50 (£4.50). See Dance.
The Chandralehka Group: Srl Sat 24 Oct. 8pm. £6.50 (£4.50). See Dance.
The Wooster Group: Brace Up! ch 28—Sat 31 Oct. 8pm; Sun 1 Nov. 4pm. £8(£5); Wooster Group plus one Trisha Brown Company programme £14 (£1 1); plus both Trisha Brown programmes £25 (£21). Free post-performance discussion Thurs 29 Oct. New York‘s leading experimental theatre group. featuring the talents of Elizabeth LeCompte, Spalding Gray, William Dafoe er (11. return with the finished version of the show they presented as a work-in-progress in 1990. See feature.
Trisha Brown Company: Foray Foret; Astral Convertible; For MG: The Movie Wed 4 and Thurs 5 Nov. 8pm; Sat 7 Nov. 2.30pm. £7.50—£10(£5.50—£7.50). See above for Wooster Group/Trisha Brown joint ticket offers. First of two programmes by this world-renowned contemporary dance ensemble. See feature.
Video Programme Mon 26 Oct-Sat 7 Nov. 1 lam—8pm. Free. Recordings of work by the Wooster Group and the Trisha Brown Company.
Meet the Artists: The Wooster Group Sat 31 Oct. 4—6pm. Free.
Lecture/demonstration: Trisha Brown Company Tue 3 Nov. 5.30pm. £3.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate, 552 4267. Box Ofﬁce Mon 10am—5pm; Tue—Sat 10am until performance commences; Sun 6pm until performance commences. No performances on Monday. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W5, H. G,C. Help: AA]
Dixie Until Sun 25 Oct. 7.30pm. £6(£3). Dublin‘s Storytellers Theatre Company takes Scotland‘s own Terry Neason on board to star in Sean McCarthy‘s play about a Gorbals girl living in East County Cork and taking on the might ofa multinational giant.
Justice Wed 28 Oct—Sun 1 Nov. 7.30pm. Wed and Thurs £5 (£2.50); Fri—Sun £6 (£3). Post-show discussion Fri 30 Oct. The New Irish Theatre festival continues with the Belfast-based Point Fields Theatre Company, formed by playwright Martin Lynch in 1990 to produce material other theatres might be wary of touching. Justice addresses the plight of a man wrongfully imprisoned in Crumlin Road Gaol and his long, bitter fight to clear his name. Eclipsed Mon 2—Wed 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). A welcome return visit to Scotland for Patricia Burke Brogan’s Fringe First-winning drama, performed by Galway’s Punchbag Theatre Company, about the nightmarish fate suffered by
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forced to work in a convent laundry under lock and key as punishment for their ‘sins‘. Tangles Thurs 5—Sat 7 Nov. 7.30pm. Thurs £5 (£2.50); Fri and Sat £6 (£3). Wet Paint Arts. Ireland's only professional young people's theatre company. in the tale ofa gay teenager coming out to his friends in a small Irish town.
I ADAM HOUSE THEATRE Chambers Street. Tickets on 225 8696.
One for the Road Until Sat 24 Oct. 7. 30pm. £4 (£2.50). Willy Russell‘s domestic sitcom about the frustrated hopes and aspirations of the inhabitants of a bungalow dormer town is performed by Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 220 4348. [Access: ST. R. Facilities; Wt‘. WS. G]
the old athenaeum
scorland's youth arts centre
the Carol Laula band
A Regular Music presentation. Thurs 29 Oct, 7.30pm (doors) £6.50
senior drama groups Season of drama classes
for IS-2l and 22+. Limited Places.
Gold Bier presents Fools Paradise
Late night comedy every Saturday, starts with Greg Proops 8: Parrot. Sat 3| Oct, l0.30pm £6 (£3.50)
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