I CRAWFORD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950 3437/3438. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Noises 0“ Wed 9-Fri 1 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Information: 649 4991 ext 2253. Michael Frayn’s celebrated backstage farce. performed by final year Theatre Diploma students from Langside College. I ORAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHORN 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W5. G. Help: AA]
Berlin Bertie Mon 7—Sat 12 Nov. 7.30pm. Mon, Tue £4 (£1.50); Wed—Sat £6 (£2.50). Strathclyde Theatre Group present the Scottish premiere of Howard Brenton’s response to the dismantling of the Wall. to mark its ﬁfth anniversary. The story concerns two sisters. Rosa and Alice Brine. whose lives are disrupted when Rosa ﬂees Berlin for London. pursued by the sinister Bertie.
Classic Radio Funnies Fri 4. Wed 16 and Fri 18 Nov. 1.15pm. £2 (£1). First in a short season of lunchtime comedy. This programme features Strathclyde Theatre Group in a rerun of some classic sketches from Round the Home. The Goons and The Glums.
Let Down Your Petticoats Thurs 8 and Fri 9 Nov. 1.15pm. £2 (£1). The lunchtime comedy season continues with ‘a grand orgy of impro’ presented by the resident Strathclyde Theatre Company. Hold onto your hats. McShane and Slattery.
Senga Thurs 10 and Fri 11 Nov. 1.15pm. £2 (£1). Last in the lunchtime comedy season is Andy Mackie’s reworking of Carmen for a modern Glaswegian setting. Huzzah! Theatre Company promise a fast- moving comedy opera.
I HARLANO AHO WOLFF ENGINE SHED Govan Road. Govan. 242 3666.
The Big Picnic Until Sun 13 Nov (inc Suns. not Mons). 7.30pm Tue—Sat; 3.30pm Sun; 1.30pm mats on Thurs 3 and 10 Nov. £6—£25. Bill Bryden’s World War 1 extravaganza makes his 1990 epic The Ship look like studio theatre. A promenade performance taking up the whole of the Govan engine shed. The Big Picnic is a large-scale tribute to the Scottish soldiers who fought in the Great War. Critical response was poor. but the public love it. so the runs been extended. and will now end. appropriately enough. on Remembrance Sunday. Choose to follow the action on foot or to watch from a moveable seating bank.
I KILMAROINNY HOUSE ARTS CENTRE 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. Bearsden, 943 0312. [Access: L. Facilities: WS. H. G. C] Emily Fri 11 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£5). Lincolnshire-based Alchemy Theatre Company on tour with S. Robertson- Brown‘s play about the Bronte sisters. focusing on the middle one and her fascination with the bleak wilderness of the moors.
I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Hot Stuff Until Sat 5 Nov. 7.30pm Mon—Thurs. £3—£ l 2 (£1.50—£6; two for the price of one Mon); 5.30pm and 8.30pm Fri. Sat. £4—£14. Seventies dance kitsch returns with this chilli-pepper—hot musical. featuring music by Abba. T-Rex. Village People and even the pogoing Pistols.
A Chorus line Mon 7—Sat 12 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £5—£l5. The Appollo Players provide a ‘Singular Sensation" in Arnold Schulman. Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Kleban’s classic
musical about the unsung heroes of Broadway. who labour under the harsh tutelage of choreographer Zach.
Lady Be Good Mon l4—Sat 19 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £6—£8 Mon—Thurs, Sat mat: £7—£12 Fri. Sat eve. Rival amateur group the Minerva Club tackle George and Ira Gershwin’s hoofrng musical. in which a brother and sister fall on hard times, but wish upon a star. then proceed to sing and dance their way back to stardom. Featuring some classic Gershwin numbers including the title song and ‘Fascinating Rhythm’.
I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House, Drumchapel, 944 9022. [Access: PPA. L. ST, R. Facilities: WC. W8, G, C] Sleeping Dogs Fri 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Red Ladder Theatre Company in a contemporary. cross-cultural love story with a radical edge. written by Philip Osment.
Handle With Care Wed 16. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Otherside Theatre Company present a fresh look at Glaswegian life in music. dance and reminiscence.
I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street, 227 5511. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G, C. Help: A. AA]
West Side Story Tue 8—Sat 12. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £3.50. £5.50. £7.50; two for the price of one Tue. More amateur music-theatricals. this time from Guys ’n’ Gals, who present Bernstein and Sondheim’s re-working of Romeo and Juliet, with the Capulets and Montagues replaced by rival street gangs in 1950s New York. Featuring ‘Maria’. ‘(1 Want to Live in) America’ and ‘1 Feel Pretty.’
I MOTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre. Motherwell. 0698 267515. [Access: ST, R, L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C] That’ll Be the Day Mon 7. 8pm. £7/£8
(£6.50). A touring musical extravaganza (not to be confused with the David Essex/Ringo Starr movie). which charts rock music from Buddy Holly to the present day. using pop star lookalikes who
' perform your fave hits from four decades
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street.
Paisley, 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A.
Welcome to the Working Week Sun 6. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1). Celebration of Barrhead’s centenary year. devised and performed by community members under the direction of 7:84 Theatre Company’s Outreach Worker. John Heraghty. Headstate Thurs 10 and Fri 11 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). Boilerhouse’s collaboration with Edinburgh writer lrvine Welsh — deve10ped in four venues including PAC —- is an alienating promenade performance in which four disparate characters try to find themselves. and each other. in a disorienting. rave-like environment. See review.
Somu and the Fish Queen Sat 12. 1pm. £1.75 (£1.25). Treasure Trove Puppet Company present an indian folk fable about a fisherman who catches the Fish
Kiss or the Spider Woman Sat 12. 8pm. £6 (£3). Pocket Theatre Cumbria’s touring production of Manuel Puig’s sweaty and claustrophobic drama. set in a South American prison, where two incompatible cellmates deve10p a redeeming relationship.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renﬁeld Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS, G. Help: AA]
Hair Until Sat 5 Nov. Thurs. 7.30pm; Fri. 7.30pm and 10.30pm; Sat. 6.30pm and
be round in the listings above.
This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s maln theatres, more information can
For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere in this section. For details at cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Performances shown In brackets are previews.
Thursday 10 Friday 11 Saturday 12 Sunday 13 Monday 14 Tuesday 15 Wednesday 16 Thursday 17 The Crucible The Crucible The Crucible The Crucible - The Crucible The Crucible The Cmcible The Crucible The Milk Train The Milk Train The Milk Train — - Private Lives Private Lives Private Lives — — - — — — (Taste of Honey) Taste of Honey — — — - - (Gertrude Stein) Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein Berlin Bertie Berlin Bertie Berlin Bertie — — —- Classic Radio Funnies — The Big Picnic The Big Picnic The Big Picnic The Big Picnic — - - — A Chorus Line A Chorus Line A Chorus Line — Lady Be Good Lady Be Good Lady Be Good Lady Be Good West Side Story West Side Story West Side Story - — — — — Headstate Headstate Kiss of the Spider See Jazz - — - — Only An Excuse Only An Excuse Only An Excuse Only An Excuse See Rock See Comedy See Light See Light Coriolanus Coriolanus — — See Classical See Classical See Classical — ___ See Classical —« See Classical — Cherry Orchard Cherry Orchard Cherry Orchard Cherry Orchard — ’ See Classical See Classical See Classical - — - — A — Boothies Boothies Boothies Boothies Boothies Boothies _Boothies ’ My Mathematics - — Shadowlands Shadowlands Shadowlands Shadowlands Gang Show Gang Show Gang Show - Hot Stuff Hot Stuff Hot Stuff Hot Stuff Whodidit? Whodidit? Whodidit? - - — — — Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph (12th Night) 12th Night 12th Night 12th Night 12th Night 12th Night 12th Night 12th Night _. _ _ _ - _ -— See Dance — See Comedy See Comedy - _ _ _ _ Europe Europe Europe Europe - — - —
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