Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end at the section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our oiiices at least ten days beiore publication. Theatre listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


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Tickets for major \ enues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on (1141 227 551 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket box office can sell tickets for other venues.

I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA]

The Barber of Seville Until Sat 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Caroline Hall comes hotl'oot from directing at lidinburgh‘s Royal Lyceum to turtt her hand to the Arches Theatre Company and a production of the Beaumarchais drama about young love. Not the opera. but no shortage of songs. sex and comedy. See review.

Sabina Wed l-Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). A new play by Chris Dolan about the passionate relationship between a man. a woman and a country Czechoslovakia. Produced by Curatn Theatre Company which has been lying low since its debut in 1989. See preview.

I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C]

An Evening with Michael Laub Fri 24-Sat 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). Multimedia trash culture assembled by a celebrated European director who brings together an evening of video and comedy performance for the Bad Times season. Four Scenes in a Harsh lite Fri 3—Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). Ex-junkie Ron Athey in a stomach-churning show about a life of body piercing. tattoos and sado- masochistn. See preview.

I CITIZENS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 (X)22. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Women Beware Women Until Sat 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Philip Prowse directs and designs Thomas Middleton’s revenge tragedy about lust. incest. jealousy and

' power-play. A familiar Citz cast including 3 Henry lan Cusick. Anne Lambton and

Gerard McArthur.

Trainspotting Until Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Circle Studio. The satne only different show. which was a sell-out success here last year. Harry Gibson who did the adaptation is now also directing. with a new cast. lrvine Welsh's dazzling invective shines through in all its comic and brutal splendour.

A Knight Out Sun 26 Feb. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). Sir Ian McKellcn brings back his latest one-man show (seen in Edinburgh a few months ago). in which he recalls some of his favourite onstage and backstage moments. Anecdotes and oratory in an enjoyable performance put on to raise funds for the Glasgay! festival

! in October. a To the lighthouse Tue 28 Feb—Sat 4 Mar ' and Tue 14—Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2).

Stalls Studio. Empty Space Theatre

Company calls in as part of a national tour with an adaptation of Virginia Woolf ’s noveL

llancy Sleekit and Howard's Revenge Tue 7—Sat 11 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Stalls Studio. Two Fringe First-winning plays brought together by Fifth Estate Nancy Sleekir. a hit for the company last summer. is a very funny 19th century monologue about a woman and her series of husbands. written by James Smith and

rediscovered and adapted by Donald

Campbell; Howard '5‘ Revenge won Campbell a Fringe First ten years ago for his recreation of the life of the actor— manager J .8. Howard. The script of Nancy Sleekir is published in the new edition of Theatre Scotland magazine.

I COTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.

Coming Apart Until Sat 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.

Other People’s Footsteps Fri 3 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Touring.

At Swim-Two-Birds Tue 7—Sun 12 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£3). Flann O‘Brien's riotous and nonsensical nonsense is brought to the stage in this touring production by Ridiculusmus Theatre Company.

I COMBERNAIJLD THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbemauld. 0236 732887. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8, H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Cuttin’ a Rllg Until Sat 25 Feb. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). No Mean Company in the second of John Byme’s celebrated Slab Bays trilogy - this instalment set at the carpet factory’s annual staff dance.

Coming Apart Wed 1 Mar. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring.

Brimstone and Treacle Thurs 2 Mar. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring.

The Ruffian on the Stair and The numb Waiter Thurs 2—Sat 4 Mar. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Flipside Theatre Company bring together two short plays by Joe Orton and Harold Pinter for an evening of 60s black humour.

The Keeper oi the Keys Sat 4 Mar. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring and


An Reiteach Wed 8 Mar. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring.

I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHORN 98 lngram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA] Metamorphosis Fri 24 Feb—Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2.50). Strathclyde Theatre Group in Steven Berkoff‘s adaptation of Kafka's transmogriftcation yarn directed by Fiona Walton.

lunch Wed 1—Fri 3 Mar. 1.15pm. £2 (£1). More Steven Berkoff. this time performed by Moral Support in a production that did well at the Lloyds Bank Theatre Challenge 1992—93.

Classic Radio Funnies Wed 8. Fri 10. Thurs 30 and Fri 31 Mar. 1.15pm. Luchtitne comedy versions of scripts by Frank Muir. Denis Norden and Morecambe and Wise.

Rotations Thurs 9-Sat 11 Mar. 7.30pm. £4/£6 (£1.50/£2.50). Green Room returns after the success of last year's [file/non” with another itnprovisatory movement anti music piece. Artists include Chick Lyali. Elspeth Dickie. David Baird and David Garrett.

I GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL 2 Sauehiehall Street. 227 5511. [Access: P. PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G.


The Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats oi Taipei Mon 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £8—£1(). With over 3500 performances around the world under their belts these Chinese acrobats are rated as one of the world‘s leading troupes.

I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. H. G. Help: A. AA] Calamity Jane Until Sat 25 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat tnat 2.30pm. £2.50—£6. The Cecilian Society in the popular musical.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

The Gilded Balloon Comedy Circuit Wed 1 and Wed 8 Feb. 8pm. £6 (£5). See Comedy.

Other People’s Footsteps Thurs 2 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.

our at a glance theatre guide

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55 The List 24 Feb-9 Mar 1995