IAY BY DAY DIARY
Tickets for most events can be purchased from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, 227 5511, or call the Mayfest ticket hotline. 305 7666 9am—9pm. The Ticket Centre is open for personal bookings lOam—6.30pm. For events at the Pavilion, the Theatre Royal, the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and the Old Athenaeum, contact the venues direct.
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I Kings Theatre 294 Bath Street, 227 5511.
I King Tut’s Wah Wah llut 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279.
I Mclellan Galleries 270 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1854.
I Mitchell Theatre 7 Granville Street, 227 5511.
I Did Athenaeum 179 Buchanan Street, 332 5127.
I Cid Frultmarket Albion Street. 227
5511. I Paisley Arts Centre New Street. 887
I Dumbstruck King‘s Theatre. 8pm.
£4—£l3. Revival of David Kane’s much- praised farce, directed by Michael Boyd for The Tron company. Set in a theatrical
lodging house in the 1960s. it stars Elaine
C. Stnith. Forbes Masson and Jimmy Chisholm. I Eco/Stark McLellan Galleries. 2pm.
£1.50. Avant garde performance from the
all-female Mary Ward Over 60s Drama Group. The company devises its own material. and for this show has unsurprisineg drawn inspiration from a
news story about two lady pensioners who
went on a spree of robberies on the south
1010. h I Arches Theatre 30 Midland Street, . Paulo" 121 Renﬁeld StreeI ’32 coast of England. Other influences are 221 9736. 1846 ’ i Freya Stark's travel writing and Umberto I Wiand Gallowgate, 552 4601. I “in Victoria Road 423 3077 Eco‘s satire (irtmita. Guaranteed no I Botanic Gardens Queen Margaret I “Whom meat", 9’8 Ingram Street knitting patterns. Shak Edi Bobo: taking the chaos Drive, 305 7666. 552 3489 ‘ I Elegies tor Angels, Punks and Raging out at Archaos I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 . no 3' s'comsh Acade of Music Queens The Arches. 7pm, 9pm. £5 0522. . and nyrama Renfrew are?! 312 5057 (£3.50). Created by American writer Bill I Steve Young and Radio Sweethearts I Citizens’ Theatre 119 Gorbals Street, I scams“ Baum 261 weg‘lip‘rince; ' Russell as a kind of theatrical version of King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 8.30pm. £5. 429 0022. Street. ‘ i the AIDS Memorial Quilt. this Georgia born. Alabama-raised singer-
songwriter Steve Young is one of the best of the current school of roots musicians working the borders between rock, blues attd country. Support comes from Scottish country outfit Radio Sweethearts.
I Fraser Mclellan Ceilidh Band The Ferry. 9pm. £6 (£4). Ceilidh.
I Exotica Glasgow Film Theatre. 8.15pm. See Film section.
‘ compilation of speech and song mourning the loss of life to the virus is presented by a large cast of Scottish notables.
I Hysterical Asians, Breastfeeding/Air In Three Movements CCA. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). tendon-based performance artist Sarbjit Samra presents the first two items in a triple-bill. both exploring the cultural identity of Asians in Britain. Air in Three Movements is ‘a solo performance with llags‘ by Aberdeen‘s Peter McRae. who
I City iiall Candleriggs, 227 5511.
I Cottier Theatre Hyndland Street, 357 3868.
I Ferry Clyde Place, 227 5511.
I Garage Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. I Glasgow Film Theatre 12 Rose Street, 332 8128.
I Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
I Shed Clydebrae Street. 305 7666.
I Strathclyde Arts Centre Washington Street. 221 4526.
I Tramway 25 Albert Drive, 227 5511. I Tron Trongate, 552 4267.
I Tunnel Mitchell Street, 204 1000.
I Volcano Benalder Street. 337 1100.
Holocaust among modern Germans and Jews. ambitiously adapted for 7:84
For detailed listings oi Mayiest Art, see
A“ “cuon' 3 Theatre Company by artistic director lain 32:51::(zﬁltimggf 56:15:”), and 5 Reekie. See review in Theatre section. I linuaé‘u‘s P‘rince‘ at “(Baas 80mm 3 I Blood and Ice Ramshorn Theatre. ’ . . ‘ I Slam with [Us Stuart and 0rde The 3 7 30 m £5 (£2 50) 1 i7 1 ochhe'td‘s Gardens” 8'30pm' £5 (£2) A" mudwr Arches 11 at £6 Hard house/techno i " p ' ‘ "” ' ‘ ‘ ' ‘ ‘ promenade performance directed by Toby ” p ‘ ' ‘ ‘
from Glasgow‘s big-name Dis.
I Mayiest Club The Old Fruitmarket. Wed—Sun 10pm until early morning. A late drinking opportunity with bands and entertainment.
I The Magic Island Mitchell Theatre. 1.30pm. 7.15pm. £5 (£2). Popular Glaswegian poet Liz Lochhead re-wn'tes Shakespeare‘s Tempest in another Tag
Theatre Co production that looks set to bust the boundaries of children‘s theatre.
I A Trip Down Memory Lane at the Barras Barrowland. 10am. Nostalgia time at the Barras to coincide with VE Day celebrations. The entertainment includes a vintage car parade and the Royal Highland Fusiliers.
I An’ Me W1 A Bad Leg Tae/When Hair Was Long And Time Was Short The Pavilion. 5pm. 8.30pm. £9.50 (£8.50); £8.50 (£7.50). See Fri 5.
I Bedfellows Citizens‘ Theatre. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Fri 5 and review.
I Blood and ice Ramshorn Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Fri 5.
I Born Guilty Citizens‘ Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Fri 5 and review.
I Chekhov — Three Absurd Comedies The Arches. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 5 and review.
I Dancing/Katie’s Boys Strathclyde Arts Centre. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). See Fri 5.
I Doing Bird Old Athenaeum. 8pm. £5 (£1.50). See Fri 5.
I Dumbstruck King's Theatre. 5pm. 8.30pm. £4—£13. See Fri 5.
I Eco/Stark McLellan Galleries. 2pm. £1.50. See Fri 5.
I Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging
poetic early melodrama about the
‘ Shelleys. Lord Byron and the creation of the Frankenstein monster is given a fresh outing by Strathclyde Theatre Group. See review in Theatre section.
I Chekhov - Three Absurd Comedies Tilt Arches. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). The Arches Company presents a triple-bill of Chekhov‘s short early social comedies called The Bear. The Proposal and The Wedding. Andrew Dallmeyer co-stars with Arches director Andy Arnold. See review in Theatre section.
I Dancing/Katie’s Boys Strathclyde Arts Centre. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Second presentation by homegrown company Icon Theatre. developed at the Arts Centre and based around ordinary people‘s experiences.
I Doing Bird Old Athenaeum. 8pm. £5 (£1.50). Penal specialists Cat A Theatre Company present a multi-media show set in a women’s prison. where three women. detached from the influence of men, see their lives in a new light.
Gough about the Swedish botanist Linnaeus. whose obsession with plants is infused with the infectious. sexual spirit ofspnng. I The Mat The Tron. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). The celebrated Abbey Theatre company from Dublin performs a new Irish play by Marinia Carr. It‘s a wistful family drama centring on a woman whose husband has left her. and on the life and the house she has built for herself and her five children. 'I Marry Me A little Cottier Theatre. 11pm. £6 (£3). Music Theatre Lab presents a loosely linked selection from the canon of master Broadway lyricist and songwriter Stephen Sondheim. I On A Stone Bridge The Arches. 9pm. £5 (£3.50). Ramshorn New Playwrights Initiative presents a study of racism in urban Yorkshire, where a young skinhead lad embarks on a dangerous liaison with a Pakistani girl. I Persons Unknown Citizens' Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). New play by director- actor-translator Robert David MacDonald who has been working at the Citz for 25 years. The story is based on the true story of Caspar Hauser, who was thought to be heir to a fortune, but instead spent his childhood and youth locked up alone. to be released as a young man with no language. I Shak Edi Bobo Tramway. 7pm. £10 (£7). Underground circus/theatre from Berlin. Death-defying stunts assured.
I la Traviata Cottier Theatre. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5.50). Verdi‘s tale of Violetta and Alfredo is brought to life courtesy of Opera On A Shoestring.
I son and Sinionietta Academica. City Hall. 7.30pm. £13 (£3.50). The SCO and the Sinfonietta perform Mozart’s Serenata Notturna. Haydn‘s Symphony No I 03 and the world premiere of Maxwell Davies‘ Clarolissima Serenade
I An’ Me W1 A Bad Leg Tao/When iiair Was long And Time Was Short The Pavilion. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£8.50); £8.50 (£7.50). Written by Billy Connolly in 1975 and 1976 respectively. these comedies have been re-worked for a modern audience by the Big Yin himself. Directed for Borderline Theatre Company by John Murtagh.
I The Audition Paisley Arts Centre. 8pm. £5 (£3). One-man show performed by Mike Hayward and written by Scottish novelist A.L. Kennedy. who based the piece on her own experiences of being an out-of-work actor.
I Bedfellows Citizens' Theatre. 2.30pm. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Wildcat’s new political farce is the first piece for several years to be written by David MacLennan and Dave Anderson. who founded the company. See review in Theatre section.
I Born Guilty Citizens‘ Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Peter Sichorsky‘s sensitive account of the long-term impact of the
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