Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end of the section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days belore publication. Theatre listings compiled by Ellie Carr.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Airanged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST 2 Steps to negotiate.
Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). ws = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = induction Loop System. C 2 Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.
Help: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.
Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in personor until 9pm by phone on 0141 227 5511. Sunday opening is noon-5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.
I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C]
Brainy Fri 28—Sat 29 Jul. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Upstairs. Designer/director Stewart Laing. whose credits include Scottish Opera. Copi’s The Honwsertml at Tramway and Strindberg’s The Father at The Citizens’. has spent several years working with Nick Philippou. director of the Actor‘s Touring Theatre. to delve into the life of radical French philosopher Michel Foucault. The result is a wild and wacky exploration of pre-AIDS San Francisco. the 1968 student riots in Paris and tripping on LSD in Death Valley. that merges text. film and video. See preview.
I CITIZENS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]
Arsenic and Old lace Until Sat 5 Aug. (not Mon/Sun) 7.30pm. £6 (£2); Wed mat 2 Aug. 2.30pm. Free. Joseph Kesselring’s classic comedy about the two old dears with a murderous streak. performed here by the Arches Theatre Company. directed by Andy Arnold.
liuelques Fleurs Until Sun 12 Aug (not
Mon/Sun). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Wed mat 9 Aug. 2.30pm. Free. Circle Studio. Joyce Deans directs Liz Lochead’s unstoppable Nippy Sweeties in her tale of Verena the oil-widow. and hubby Derek who’s on a train home from the rigs to a Christmas he’ll never forget. See review.
I EASTWOOD THEATRE Eastwood Recreation Centre. Eastwood Park. Roukenglen Road. Giffnock. 638 8399. [Access: P. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]
From Libby With love Sun ()—M01] 7 Aug. 8pm. £9.50 (£8.50). Libby Morris and Peggy O' Keefe get round the piano fora light-hearted look at love using songs and sketches new and old.
I OLO ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. H. G. Help: A. AA]
John Paul Jones Tue l—Sill 5 Aug. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Scottish Youth Theatre present a new musical play. co-written by Lara Jane Bunting and musical director Stuart Thomas. about the Scots-born American naval hero. See preview.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST.
Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]
Peter Powers’ Summer Funhouse Every Thurs. Fri and Sat until Sat 19 Aug.
Double ‘da’ from the Russkis: Moscow State Circus wind up their tour in Glasgow
7.30pm. £6.50 (two tickets for £6.50 on Thursdays). Themed performances by the popular stage hypnotist. who will make you feel very sleepy on a beach. after which you're promised sun. sea. sand and sangria. rather titan the melted ice-cream and nasty heat-rash that might occur if it were all for real.
Peter Powers’ Midnight Madness Show Every Sat until Sat 19 Aug. Midnight. £6.50. A raunchier affair than the earlier show. with a late bar and an under- eighteen exclusion zone. this is a blue- comedy tinged treat for those in search of adult hypnotic entertainment.
I QUEEN’S PARK Pollockshaws Road. Info: 01604 787 777.
Moscow State Circus Tue 1 Aug—Sun 6 Aug. Tue—Fri Spin/8pm: Sat 2pm/5pm/8pm; Sun 2pm/5pm. £3.50—£20 (£3.50 flat rate for wheelchair users). Breathtaking antics of the Big Top kind on what could be the last-ever British tour for this superbly trained troupe of Russian acrobats. clowns and illusionists. See review.
I RAMSHORN THEATRE ()8 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST.
Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]
A Terrible Beauty Until Fri 28 Jul. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Bonita Beach directs the
Off The Wall company in a tale of love and divided loyalties set in Dublin at the time of the 1916 liaster Rebellion.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongatc. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. The Minstrel and the Shirra Until Sllll so Jul. 8pm. £7.50 (£3): £6 (£2.50). First night all tickets £2. Scottish literary legend Sir Walter Scott is brought to life by contemporary Scottish writer Allan Massie in this four-year-old play directed by Judy Steel and starring Robert Paterson as Scott. Includes live music and song from acclaimed clarsach player lilspeth Smellie.
Road Movie Tue lv-Sal 5 Attg. 8pm. £7.50 (£3); £6 (£2.50); Tue 1 Aug all tickets £1. LA-based company Starving Artists follow the Fringe successes of Sleeping with You and Kilian/re .l/uriu/t/tt' with another driving. impassioned look at gay identity at the beginning of the new millenium. ll’mtt/ Movie is written by Godfrey Hamilton and stars the free— tlowing. hugely expressive talents of performer Mark Pinkosh. Continues to Edinburgh Fringe. See preview.
The Tale Tue 8-—Sat 12 Aug. 8pm. £7.50 (£3); £6 (£2.50); Tue 8 all tickets £2. Sec Dance and preview.
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56 The List 28 Jul-10 Aug 1995