l 50 The List 26 February—l 1 March 1993
Boy ‘Chubby’ Brown Fri 26—Sat 27 Feb. 7.30pm. £10.50. See Cabaret.
The Sleeping Beauty Tue 2-Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £5.50—£18.50. See Dance.
I OUEEH MARGARET COLLEGE College Theatre. Clerwood Terrace. 317 3546.
AS You Like It Wed 3—Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). (Wed £1). First of two shortened adaptations of Shakespeare performed by Second Year Students. This one is directed by Caroline Hall who was responsible for the Royal Lyceum's recent production of The Prime ofMiss Jean Bmdic.
Macbeth Wed 10-Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). (Wed £1 ). Another reduced Shakespeare. this time directed by Cordelia Ditton.
I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. Box ()llTCL‘ Mon Sat 10am-6pm. 10am 8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe. |.'\ccess: P. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (i. C. T. Help: A. AA]
. The Royal Lyceum joins forces with the g l neighbouring Traverse to let the public see.
Open [Jay 5;" 27 Feb, 1 lam_5pm. Free. 1 comedy gets a first airing in a production
behind the scenes in the city's most beautiful classical theatre and its most modem. Una Maclean and Russell Hunter will kick off a busy programme of demonstrations and displays. from costume designing and play-reading to Dr Who and the Daleks.
The Price Until Sat 27 Feb. 7.45pm.
£4— 1 2. Two estranged brothers meet again to dispose of their dead father's property
in Arthur Miller‘s drama about sacrifice
and self-deceit. Richard Barron’s production does much justice to Miller‘s typically intelligent debate. but the company lacks sortie of the authority to give it full weight.
Mirandolina Fri 5 -Sat 27 Mar. 7.45pm.
' Sat mats l3 and 20 Mar. 3.15pm. £4 -£12. Free preview Thurs 4 Mar. Audio- described performance Thurs 25 Mar.
Rariiit Bolt's translation of (ioldoni‘s
THE MITCHELL THEATRE GRANVILLE STREET. GLASGOW
Friday 4 and Saturday 5 March at 7.30pm 2750/2500 discounts
TRANSITIONS DANCE COMPANY
'Seeing Transitions is seeing the future of Contemporary Dance' (Due South)
Transitions Dance Company will also be leading dance workshops on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 March at 4.30pm and 7.00pm (£2.50) Contact Mitchell Theatre Manager for further details on 041-227 5033
Tickets from the Ticket Centre. a all Ticket Link Box Ofﬁces. I, . INQUIRIES I: CREDIT CARDS 1.1:041-227 5511 ; FAX-A-TICKET: 041-227 5016 ‘ '
7:84 Theatre Company Scotland
Sophocles'Antigone Tue 23 - Sun 28 Feb 7.30pm
Cumbemauld Theatre Co.
My Brother' 5 Keeper by John McKay Tue 2 -Thurs 4 March 7.30pm
New Stage Theatre Don Juan Comes Back
Directed by Leslie Finlay Translated by Christopher Hampton
Fri 5 - Sun 7 March 7.30pm
atria; The Scapegoat
Tue 9 - Sun 14 March 7.30pm Directed by Allan Sharpe
TKTS. from £3
Box Ofﬁce- 041 - 552 4267
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that hopes to match the success of last year’s The Marriage (if/"igaro by the same translator. Fiona Bell stars as the independent young woman fully aware of the power of her sexuality as she is pursued by wealthy suitors. Hugh Hodgart directs.
I ST BRIOE'S CEHTRE ()rwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Accessz PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. (‘1. Cl
Hostage lintil Sat 27 Feb. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Troika Touring presents a comic thriller by Dave Simpson about four people held in a cell in the Middle liast for four years.
Shameless Thurs 4 -Sat 6 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£3). ()pcra Circus returns to lidinburgh with a David (ilass directed show that combines physical theatre and opera. Inspired by the comic short stories of Bertolt Brecht. Shameless is a comic satire about a repressed widow. her rampant gigolo. a grasping merchant and his doting w ife. Sec preview.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon Sat 9.30am~5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accesst PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (i. C. Help: AA]
Gluttony on the Bounty Until Fri lo l‘t‘h. 8pm. £5 (£3). Moving Parts Theatre Company in a play about a family from Wester Hailes who discover that the indigenous North Americans came here before the liuropeans went there. A ClA style intrigue and chase follows.
0r Faustus Thurs 4 -Sat 6 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Touring.
The Man Who Loved Islands Thurs l 1 -Fri 12 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£3). Manchester’s disabled people's performance company returns with an atmospheric version of this DH. Lawrence short story. The multi- media production tells the tale of a man who stubbornly tries to establish a paradise on a remote llebridean island. paying no regard to his fellow islanders and the forces of nature.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box Office Tue Sat
10am 8pm; Sun 6 - 10pm. Bar. Rest. |Access: 1.. Facilities: WC.\\'S.11.G.(‘] Open Day Sat 27 Feb. I lam 5pm. Free. See Royal Lyceum above.
Head Bot Holiday l’ntil Sat 27 Feb. 8pm. £7 (£3.50/£l ). Clean Break Theatre Company in a play by Sarah Daniels about three young women who are long— term inmates of a mental hospital. The company is dedicated to performing to women prisoners and ex-prisoners and raises important and disturbing questions about the criminal jtistice system. Moscow Stations Tue 2 Sun 14 Mar (inc Sun but not Mon). 8pm. except Suns 4pm. £7 (£3.50/£l ). The Traverse pulls off a star-name coup by attracting Tom Courtenay to perform this one-man adaptation of the cult Rtissian novel by Venedikt Yerofcev. Set on the streets of Moscow it’s the tale of a drunkard and the various characters he meets. Directed by lan Brown and translated by Stephen Murine. See review.
This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone number for each company should you require more information. Unless otherwise specified, the number after each venue listed is the telephone number for ticket enquiries for that particular evening (please note, this is not always the venue number).
I Antigone lain Reekie directs 7:84 in Sophocles‘ tragedy about a daughter who insists on burying her brother against the wishes of the king. The version used is a translation by Don Taylor which was first performed by the 13 BC in 1986.
Tron Theatre. Glasgow L'ntil Sun 28 Feb. 7.30pm. 041 552 4267.
(ircenock Arts (iuild Theatre Thurs l 1
Mar. 7.30pm. 0475 23038.
I Doctor Faustus Pen Name Theatre Company in Christopher Marlowe's black magic tragedy about a man who sells his soul to the devil for sensual pleasures. Tom McGovern plays the Doctor and John Kazek plays Mephistopheles. More details 'on 041 353 3239. See review.
3Ctanlwrmmld Theatre Until Sat 27 Feb. ;7.45pm. (1236 732887. :Birgidale Complex. Castlemilk Mon l .Mar. 7.30pm. 041 631 1161. .North Glasgow Arts Centre. Springbum 'Tue 2 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 558 9313. 'Mercat Theatre. Drtanchapel Wed 3 Mar. g7.30pm. 041 944 9022. ' Theatre ll’orkshop, Edinburgh Thurs 14— Sat 6 Mar. 8pm. 031 225 5425. Tour continues. : I Don Juan Comes Back from the War New Stage Theatre Company in Christopher Hampton‘s translation of ; ()don von Horvath's racey tale about the i legendary seducer. After being neglected for many years. Horvath — a contemporary of Brecht — has been rediscovered and l acclaimed as a major influence on liuropean drama. See preview. More 1 details on 041 423 6051. Pearce Institute. (iot'an Wed 3 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 445 1941. 2 trim 'Ilteatre. Glasgow Fri 5—Sun 7 Mar. 37.30pm. ()4) 552 4267. Mcrcat Theatre. Drtanchapel Wed 10 Mar. ? 1.30pm and 7.30pm. 041 944 9022.
Tour continues. I Edith Pat (ierber's play about a day in g the life of R(ll/H'(1_\' Children novelist ] Nesbit is performed by Home is Where the Art is to celebrate liitemational Women's Week. More details on 041 337 i3336. Turret Theatre. Kirkintil/och Thurs l l i Mar. 2pm. - Fort Theatre. Bishophriggs Thurs 11 Mar. 7.30pm. I Falling in Love with Marlene A girl from Glasgow dreams of Dietrich to escape the misery of war-time in this new musical play by Stuart Thomas. Alison ()rr is in the lead role singing Dietrich's hits including ‘l.illi Marlene‘. ‘Boys in the Baekroom' and ‘Falling in Love Again'. More details on 041 334 9015. Arches Theatre. (i/asgoii‘ Until 27 Feb. 5 7.30pm. 041 227 5511. K ilmardimiv A rts Centre. Bearsden Wed 3 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 943 0312. :‘v'orth (ilasgow Arts Centre. Spring/2am ' Thurs 4 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 558 9313. Paislev xtl'lS Centre Fri 5 Mar. 8pm. 041 887 1010. Borderline Theatre. Ayr Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. 0292 281010. 'Iormusk Tenant's Hall. Castlemilk Tue 9 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 634 2408. ‘ Iaarieston P/ayharn, (Iorhals Wed 10 5 Mar. 7.30pm. ()41 429 3254. l Pearce Institute. (ioi'an Thurs l 1 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 445 1941. Tour continues. I Sweet Fancy A humorous anthology on ‘the joys and sorrows of eating' taken from the writings of A.A. Milne. Robert Burns and others. Performed by Home is Where the Art ls to celebrate international Worrien‘s Week. More details on 041 337 3336. Saltcoats Town Hall Mon 8 Mar. 7.30pm. ll’est Kilhride Community Centre Tue 9 Mar. 7.30pm. I My Brother’s Keeper John McKay follows up a string of successes including Dead Dad Dag. ()nan. Me Myself Us and TV's My Dead Dad with this comedy thriller produced by Cumbemauld Theatre. Four men spend a night in a lighthouse and find the worlds of gang- land lowlife and upwardly-rnobile media execs colliding. The script is published in the current edition of Theatre Scotland magazine. See review. More details on 0236 737235.
Palace Theatre. K ilmarnock Fri 26 Feb.