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THEATRE 031 228 1404
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by William Shakespeare l6 SEPT - I OCT AT 7.30PM
1': SAT MAT 24 SEPT AT 2.30PM it '. . . superbly sure-footed, supremely cntcrtaining'. The Scotsman
THE LASS Wl'
THE MUCKLE MOU by Alexander Reid 7 - 22 OCTOBER AT TJOPM * SAT MAT I5 OCT AT 2.30PM *
ONLY AN excuse: 94
Starring jonathan Wamon 8. Tony Roper MONDAY. I7 OCT AT 7.30PM
TICKETS: £7.50 (FULL). £5.25 (CONCS). (6.50 (FIRST NIGHT
FULL). (4.25 (FIRST NIGHT cones). £4.00 (MATS)
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ii AUDIO-DESCRIBED MATINEE PERFORMANCES *
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Theatre Arts Centre of Shakespeare‘s tale ‘ of natural justice and the law. See review.
Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices
presents the timeless fantasy adventure.
I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE I3/2‘)
The Bourgeois Gentilhomme Tue 27 ] Sept—Sat 1 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 l (£3.50/£2.50). 17th century French farce l meets colnial India via 20th century 1 British Asian culture as Tara Arts tackles g Moliere's comedy about a pretentious ] social climber. See preview. 3 The Dybbuk Tue 4—Sat 8 ()ct. 7.30pm. ] £7.50/£6 (£3/£2.50). Pascal Theatre Company comes to Glasgow after a European tour with a new version of the classic Yiddish play about the nature of Jewish identity. Highly praised on its recent London run.
I BRUHTOH THEATRE M usselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC.
The Merchant of Venice Until Sat 1 ()ct. 7.30pm. Sat 24 mat. 2.30pm. £7.50
(£4.25). .-\udio-described performance Sat 24 mat. Straight into the autumn season at the Brunton with a co-prtxluction with the
I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Moriiingside Road. 228 1155. Tickets available from
and J. and A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).
The Wizard of 02 Until Sat 24 Sept. 7.30pm. Sat mats 2.30pm. £6 (£4/£3). Scottish Theatre of Song and Dance
Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Carmen Jones Until Sat 1 ()ct. Mon-Fri 7.30pm; Sat 8pm. Wed mats 2pm. Sat mats 3pm. £5.50—£24.50. Oscar
Haiiimerstein's reworking of Bizet's
Carmen in an ()Iivier Award-winning production directed by Simon Callow. See
Cinderella Tue 4—Sat 8 ()ct. 7.30pm. 1.30pm mat Thurs 6; 2pm mat Sat 8. £4.50—£30. See Dance.
P A l S L E Y ARTS CENTRE
FRIDAY 23rd DAVE IZOD "THANKS, BOBBY"
FRIDAY 30th THIRD ESTATE MUSIC
SATURDAY1st THE GLEE CLUB
THURSDAY 6th JANICE GALLOWAY
FRIDAY 7th 7:84 THEATRE C MPANY
"THE SALT WOUND"
NEW STREET, PAISLEY. PA1 1E2
I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 22‘) 1201. [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]
The Steamie Until Sat 24 Sept. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £2.50—£12.50. See Touring and review.
The Silver Darlings Mon 26 Sept—Sal 1 ()ct. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £3—£10.50. See Touring.
An Evening with Sir Peter Ustinov Mon 3—Sat 8 ()ct. 7.30pm. £5.50—£22.50. The compulsive raconteur follows tip sell-out seasons in London with a week of hilarious anecdotes and reminiscences. I HETHERBDW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 ‘)57‘). [Access: ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Ills Live: Rites of Package Wed 5—Sat 8 ()ct. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A fortnight of Robert Louis Stevenson tributes begins with a play by Donald Mackenzie about an ambitious reporter who tries to get an inside story from R1.S’s mum.
I PLAYHUUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. \VS. G. C]
Fiddler on the Root Until Sat 24 Sept. 7.30pm. Sat mat. 2.30pm. £4.50«£20. Topol revives his lead role in the much-
loved musical which is on a world tour.
Me and My Girl Tue 27 Sept—Sat 8 ()ct.
1 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £5-—£21.50. Perky musical on a second run
round the block. this time without Gary
Wilmot. Andrew ()‘Connor and Rebecca
Thornhill are the rags-to-riches couple
doing the Lambeth Walk.
I now LYCEUM mums Grindlay
Street. 22‘) ‘)6‘)7. [Accessz P. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA]
Dancing at Lughnasa liii 3(1Sepl—Siil 15
()ct. 7.45pm. £4—£l3.50. Free preview Thurs 2‘) Sept. Student stand-by ticket for
£4 every Wednesday from 6pm with a A matriculation card. The Royal Lyceum picks tip on Brian Friel‘s modern lrish classic very promptly after the original
production has been milked for all the West lind runs and commercial tours it is worth. Similar to Bondage/2v in its poetic focus on rural women. the play is set in pre-war County Donegal where the force
of Paganism is still potent. Kenny Ireland
directs. See preview.
I STEPPIHG STONES West Bow. Grassmarket. 225 6520.
Andorra Tue 4—Sat 10 ()ct. 7.45pm. £4 (£3). Black ()rchid Theatre Company in a play by Max Frisch about siiiall-town racial hatred.
; I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street.
228 1404. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]
Fifteen Minutes to Six Hours l‘Tl 23--Sllll 25 Sept. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Dance. Bloodstream Wed 28 Sept—Sun 2 ()ct. 8.30pm. £8 (£4). Mouthpiece Theatre Company takes a satirical look at political life in its native South Africa by entering the body and matching organs to public figures. Funny and physical.
Our Fri 30—Sat 1 ()ct. 8pm. £8 (£4). See l)ance.
Marilyn Mudrow Tue 4 ()ct. 7.30pm. Free. The Traverse’s monthly performed readings of interesting new plays focuses on this drama by Nikolai Koljada.
AS You Like It Wed 5~Sun ‘) Sept. 8pm. £8 (£4). Thurs mat. 1.30pm. See Touring.
This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone number for each company should you require more information.
I As You Like It TAG Theatre Company in aliver rendition of Shakespeare's Forest of Arden comedy. featuring song. dance and live music. See review. More details on ()41 42‘) 2877.
Citizens" Theatre, (ilasgoit' Tue 27 Sept—Sat 1 ()ct. 7.30pm. Wed 28 and Thurs 2‘) mats. 2.30pm.
'I'rai'erse Theatre. Edinburgh Wed 5—Sun
‘) Oct. 8pm. Thurs mat. 1.30pm. Tour continues. I Backgreen Belter Latest John Binnie play from the much-loved Clyde Unity Theatre on a post-Edinburgh Fringe tour. Teenage dreams and ambitions as a would-be 80s singing sensation stretches the limits of her friendship with her Glasgow chums. If you saw A Little ()lder or .‘It't'lla‘lnlllt't/ to her I'itu'e. you' ll probably find the territory rather familiar. but worth seeing otherwise. More details on 041 353 0905. li’orderline Theatre. .'l_vr Until Fri 23 Sept. 7.30pm. .III'EIC. Muir/rouse. Ifdinlnrreh Tue 27 Sept. 7.30pm. Village Tltt’tlll't'. [fast Ki/ln'tde \Vt‘tl 28 Sept. 8pm. Dal/narnot‘k Community Centre Thurs 2‘) Sept. 7.30pm. Bishop/(uh l<‘e.vident.v Hall. [faster/muse Fri 30 Sept. 7.30pm. Tour continues. I The Odd Couple Hilarious revival of Neil Simon‘s comedy starring Craig Ferguson and Gerard Kelly as the flat- sharitig divorcees who can't quite get used to bachelor life. Brilliant clowning perfoiiiances by the two leads in this Borderline production directed by John M urtagh. tIIUCRUlM’I'I Arts Centre. Stir/in}; Until Fri 23 Sept. l’alaee Theatre. Ki/marnoek Sat 24 Sept. (iaiety Theatre, xlyr Mon 26—-Fri 30 Sept. Adam Smith Theatre. Kirkealdy Mon 3—Sat 8 ()ct. Tour continues. I Options Debut production by Dogsbodies Theatre (‘otiipany in which a woman decides she wants a baby even thotigh she is without either money or a partner. Written by short-story writer Frances Corr. More details oti 041 332 6660. i’IIary/iill Contunity Central Hal/.v Fri 30 Sept—Sat 1 ()ct. 7pm. 'Iorvglen Community Ila/l Mon 3 ()ct. 7.30pm. Merritt Theatre, [)runu‘ha/u'l Tue 4 ()ct. 7.30pm. Ladymuir Community Hall, l’ol/ok Wed 5 ()ct. 7.30pm. Springfield Centre, Dalmarnoek Thurs 6 ()ct. 7.30pm. Tour continues. I The Playboy ot the Western World Yet another Edinburgh Fringe hit for Communicado which turns to J.M. Synge's anarchic tale of a man who builds a reputation for himself that proves rather too hard to live tip to. Gerry Mulgrew directs. More details on 031 228 546.5. Tron 'I'lieatre. (ilasgoii' Until Sat 24 Sept. (.‘mnlu'rnauld Theatre Thurs 2‘) Sept—Sat I Get. I The Salt Wound 7:84 premieres Stephen Greenhorn's play about life in an East Coast seafaring community where a woman tries to prevent her son from joining his father and going to work on the boats. See preview. More details on 0413312219. Theatre Il’orkshop, Iz'dinliure/i Until Sat 24 Sept. 8pm. Mat‘Robert Arts Centre. Stirling Thurs 2‘) Sept. 7.30pm. Fernan Comp/er. .S'hett/exon Fri 30 Sept. 7.30pm. Borderline 'l'heatre, Ayr Sat 1 ()ct. 7.30pm. [hr/(ﬁeld Centre, (iovan/iill Tue 4 ()ct. 7.30pm. lbrot Community Complex Wed 5 ()ct. 7.30pm. Birgit/ale (.‘oniplet. Castlemi/k Thurs 6 ()ct. Tour continues. I Salon Janette Take Two Productions gives a new lease of life to its very successful musical comedy by Stuart Thomas about groovy girls in an early 60s hairdressers. Mary Riggans stars. More details 041 334 9015. Cumhernauld Theatre Sat 24 Sept. 7.45pm.
54 The List 23 September—6 October 1994