Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end ol the section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our ollices at least ten days belore publication. Theatre listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
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 Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.
Help: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue ill 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 041 227 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box ofﬁce can sell tickets for other venues.
I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: 1-. Facilities: WC. W3, C, G. Help: A. AA]
The Crucible Until Sat 26 Nov (not Sat 19). 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Andy Arnold directs the Arches Theatre Company ill Arthur Miller’s classic witch-hunt drama. which mirrored the McCarthy communist purge in America at the time it was written. The show stars Lewis Howden as John Proctor. and is staged. like the company‘s
spectacular Metropolis. in the atmospheric ' arches behind the theatre itself. See review. I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C] People Show llumber 100 Fri 25-Sat 26 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). The pioneering alternative theatre company reaches its 100th production with a multi-media performance that explodes the three seconds it took forjazz legend Chet Baker to fall to his death from a hotel window into a full-length performance. See preview. Theatre - The Truth Sat 26 Nov. 1.30pm. £1.50 (50p). Founder member Mark Long talks about the People Show experience over 27 years. Part One is about making money in the theatre. Part Two is about making theatre that doesn‘t have anything to do with Part One. Andy Howitt Fri 18 Nov. 6.30pm and 9pm. £3 (£1). See Dance. Legend Thurs 1. Fri 2 Dec. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). London-based company The
} Handsome Foundation present a camp and
colourful performance for World AIDS Day. centring on mortality. memory. fantasy and fear. The show is part of a three-part presentation. which also includes installations called Lover (all day) and Ten (Thurs 12.30—2pm. 6—7.30pm; Fri 6—7.30pm). Craig Sheppard of The Handsome Foundation will also be talking about his work at the OFF on Fri 2 at l lam. See Agenda.
I ClTlZEHS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS.
1 H. G. C. Help: AA] ' Private lives Until Sat 19 Nov (not i Mons). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Main Theatre.
Noel Coward‘s comedy about a divorced couple who ditch their new partners in order to hook up together again is directed
i and designed by Philip Prowse in a frothy E and good-looking production starring
Rupert Everett. Gertrude Stein Until Sat 3 Dec (not
. Mons). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Stalls Studio. A
selection of short but strange plays written by the celebrated woman of letters while sunning it in Majorca with Alic B. Toklas during World War l. Assembled. directed and designed by Antony McDonald.
' A Taste of Honey Until Sat 3 Dec (not
Mons). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Circle Studio. Shelagh Delaney‘s classic kitchen sink drama is given the Citz treatment in a new production directed and designed by Jon
Beauty and the Beast Tue 29 Nov—Sat 14 Jan. 10am on Wed 30 Nov. Thurs 1. Mon 5. Wed 7. Fri 9. Mon 12. Tue 13. Thurs i5. Tue 20. Wed 2| Dec. Wed 11 and Thurs 12 Jan; 2pm Tue 29 Nov-Sat 14 Jan (not Fri 23 Dec or Mon 9 Jan); 5pm Sat 17. Sat 24. Mon 26. Sat 31 Dec. Mon 2 Jan; 7pm Fri 2. Sat 3. Tue 6. Thurs 8—Sat 10. Wed 14. Fri 16. Mon 19. Thurs 22. Fri 23. Tue 27—Fri 30 Dec. Tue 3-Tue 10. Thurs 12—Sat 14 Jan; 8pm Sat 17. Sat 24. Mon 26 Dec and Mon 2 Jan. £6—£8.50 (£3.50—£4.50).
The Citz has a reputation for producing wholesome Christmas shows with strong story-lines and enchanting spectacle. This year‘s learn of writer Shaun Prendergast. director lan Wooldridge. designer Kenny Miller and actors including Henry lan Cusick. Emma Dingwall. Juliet Cadzow and Sandy Welsh should have no bother continuing the tradition.
I CDTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.
The Telephone and La Voix Humaine Sat l9—Sun 20 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3.50). The Wicked Ladies in a double-bill of one-act operas with a telephonic theme. by Menotti and Poulenc respectively. Founder member Kate McCall directs Jeanette Wilson. Sally Scott-Jupp and Peter Thompson; the musical director is Peter Shand.
Gralliti and Jimmy llanlon Tue 22—Sat 27 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Phil McCall and Natasha Gerson in the first performance of Jack Gerson‘s hard-edged comedy. Grafﬁti. since it was performed in the late-60s. McCall stays on for Peter
l Nardini's one-man play Jimmy Hunlml.
I CUMBERHADLD THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbemauld. 0236 732887. [Accessz PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
The Princess and the Pirate Thurs 24 Nov-Sat 31 Dec. 10am on Fri 25. Mon 28 Nov-Fri 2 Dec. Mon 5—Sat 9. Mon l2-Fri 16. Mon l9—Fri 23 Dec; 2pm on Thurs 24 Nov—Thurs 22 Dec (not Fri 2 Dec). Sat 24. Wed 28—Fri 30 Dec; 5pm Tue 27 and Sat 31 Dec; 7pm on Sat 26 Nov. Fri 2—Sat 3 Dec. Fri 9—Sat 10. Thurs lS—Sat 24. Wed 28—Fri 30 Dec. (Performances on Sat 3. 2pm. Sat 17. 2pm. and Sat 24. 7pm are sold out). £6 (£4).
New artistic director Simon Sharkey gets his first public crack of the directorial whip with Liam Brennan's new swashbuckling adventure. Expect a pacey and robust production.
I DRAMA CEHTRE AT THE RAMSHDRH 98 lngram Street. 552 3489. (Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W5. G. Help: AA] Classic lladio Funnies Until Fri 18 Nov. 1.15pm. £2 (£1). First ill a short season of lunchtime comedy. This programme features Strathclyde Theatre Group in a rerun of some classic sketches from erml the Home. The Gmms and The Glums.
Troilus and Cressida Mon 21 Nov—Sat 3 Dec. 7.30pm. £6/£4 (£2.50/£l.50). Strathclyde Theatre group joins forces with Focus Theatre Company fora production of Shakespeare‘s Trojan War drama directed by Susan Trieslnan.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Assembly Rooms. 168 Renfrew Street. 332 ()691.
F Tue 29 Nov—Sat 4 Dec (inc Suns. not Mons). Tue-Thurs 8pm; Fri—Sat 7pm; Sun 8pm. £4 (£2.50). A new experimental theatre company. Project F. ptlt together by Citz actor Daniel lllsley. exploring youth culture‘s fascination with drugs. drink and sex. Based on a trilogy of texts by lllsley himself. the production uses live DJs and nightclub dancers in an attempt to appeal to a new theatre audience. See preview.
our ataglance theatre guide
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Arches The Crucible — — The Crucible The Crucible The Crucible see Dance — — _ _ _ Citizens Main Theatre Private Lives Private Lives - — - — Citizens Circle StUdio A Taste of Honey A Taste of Honey -— — A Taste of Honey A Taste of Honey” Citizens Stalls Studio Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein - — Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein Cumbernauld - _ - _ _ _ Drama Centre, namShOTn Classic Radio Funnies - - Troilus and Cressida Troilus and Cressida Troilus and Cressida King’s Lady Be Good Lady Be Good . _ _ _ _ Paisley Arts Centre - - see Jazz - - _ PaVilion see Light see Light see Jazz — — — see Classical Festival Koltes I Festival Koltes Texts and Pretexts Red Noses Red Nose: _ Theatre Royal The Cherry Orchard The Cherry Orchard — — — — Tramway _ _ _ _ _ _ Tron - — - Babes in the Wood Babes in the Wood Babes in the Wood Brunton Boothies Boothies - Boothies Boothies Boothies __ FEStival Theatre Shadowlands — - Stage Secrets Rocky Horror Show Rocky Horror Show
K11 King’s Hot Stuff Hot Stuff j — The Rivals The Rivals The Rivals
._.. "etherbow Cruising — - — - —
rf Playhouse Joseph Joseph - Joseph Joseph Joseph Royal Lyceum Twelfth Night Twelfth Night ‘ — Twelfth Night Twelfth Night Twelfth Night—— Traverse 1 Thteading the Needle Threading the Needle ' — _ _ _
50 The List 18 November-l December 1994