Sept. 7.30pm. £2.25—£l7.50. See Dance. I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Love - After a Fashion Fri 22 Sept. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Local group Wee Slice Theatre Company return with their version of Ralph Bollard's aptly titled black comedy about the trials and tribulations of a couple getting hitched for all the wrong reasons.

All That Glitters Thurs 28—Fri 29 Sept. 8pm. £6 (£1). See Touring.

I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfteld Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Please Stay Until Sat 30 Sept (not Sun). 7.30pm; Wed 27 Sept. 2pm; Sat 30 Sept. 6pln/8.30pm. £6—£9.50. A musical love story harking back to Glasgow’s good old dance hall days. featuring a cast of new. young actors. and a 60s and 70s soundtrack featuring The Four Tops. Jackie Wilson. The Isley Brothers and The Drifters.

I PEARCE INSTITUTE Lithgow Theatre. 840 Govan Road (opposite Govan Underground). 445 1941. [Access: P. ST. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. Help: AA] Song of Songs Mon 2—Tue 3 ()ct. 8pm. £3

In the Wake of Joyce: Tam Dean Burn in Mr Porter at Tramway

(£2). Part of the International Festival of University Theatre. See previews and events guide on pages 53-55 for details. I THE RAMSHORN THEATRE 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA]

Loot Thurs 28 Sept—Sat 7 Oct (not Suns). 7.30pm. Mon—Tue £4 (£1.50); Wed—Sat £6 (£3); lunchtimes £2 (£1). Strathclyde Theatre Group turn their hand to Joe Orton‘s classic farce of corruption. police brutality. religious hypocrisy and corpses in cupboards.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000.

[Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Until Sat 23 Sept. 7.15pm; Thurs/Sat mat. 1.30pm/2.15pm. £3.50—£35. See Dance. Gaslight Tues 3—Sat 7 Oct. 7.15pm. Thurs mat 2.15pm. £4.50—£16.50. Keith Baxter (Rope and Dangerous C orllcr) directs Frank Finlay and Jane How in Patrick Hamilton‘s classic psychological thriller of domestic tyranny and madness set against the flickering gaslamps of Victorian London.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C].

MT Porter Until Sat 23 September. 8pm.

£5 (£2). Those wacky performance on types at Process [Ten: 28] present the final instalment of their adaptation of James Joyce's impenetrable novel Finnegans Wake. Worth a look even if it‘s just to witness the extraordinary talents of Scottish-actor-of-the-moment Tam Dean Burn. who plays an absurd and drunken Joyce. Part of the Dark Lights season. liomeo and Juliet Mon 25. Wed 27. Fri 29 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). Theatre Babel do Shakespeare for a switched-on. contemporary audience. performing on a small stage. withjust ten actors and with a sharp focus on language and story. Their Romeo and Julie! returns to Scotland following previous sell-out tours both here and in London. See preview.

Hamlet Tue 26. Thurs 28. Sat 30 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). Morejive-talkin' Shakespeare from the young. dynamic Theatre Babel with their Hamlet for the 90s. Part of the Dark Lights season. See preview.

7 Minutes Fri 29 Sept. From 7pm. Free. Expect the unexpected as non-conformist performance art group Clamjamfrie cooks up a one-off performance experiment challenging theatre's “accepted conventions and forms’. Part of the Dark Lights season. See preview.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: AA]

The Trick is to Keep Breathing Until Sat 30 Sept (not Mons). 8pm; Sat mat 30 Sept 2.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£3/£2.50). A biggie for the Tron here. as artistic director Michael Boyd takes Scottish novelist Janice Galloway's taut. edgy bestseller from page to stage. with the aid of an impressive cast which includes Siobhan Redmond and Forbes Masson. and a score from Craig Armstrong. See review.

A Place with Pigs Tue 3—Sun 8 Sept. 8pm.

£8 (£6). Edinburgh theatre outfit Communicado‘s brilliant. gutsy tale of the Red Army deserter who takes refuge in a pigsty. only to find he loses the ability to walk free from his self-imposed imprisonment.

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Catch the best theatre this fortnlght


I The Trick is to Keep Breathing Michael Boyd’s highly inventive approach conspires with strong performances to convert Janice Galloway’s introspective novel into a triumphantly powerful piece of theatre. Tron Theatre, Glasgow.

I Violin Time Latest one-man show from veteran intellect-surfer Ken Campbell, who visits Edinburgh before taking it to the Royal National Theatre. which commissioned it. Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh.

I Shadow of a Gunman Sean O'Casey‘s classic study of misguided hero-worship in post-revolutionary Ireland. Citizens' Theatre. Glasgow. I lntemational Festival of University Theatre Thirteen student companies from countries as far afield as Portugal. Morocco and Lithuaniajoin Glasgow University‘s host company for a week of performances, workshops and sharing experiences. Various venues.

This grld Includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more Information can be found in the lIstlngs above. For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere In this section. For details of cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Performances shown In brackets are previews. Thursday 28 Friday 29 | Saturday 30 Sunday 1 Monday 2 Tuesday 3 Wednesday 4 Thursday 5 - i . _ _— _ - . l.F.U.T. l.F.U.T. Jig; __ __ M See Dance See Dance I] a _ - _ .— _ t - " Detlicated _ I __ - _ _ _ - - - _ - - - __ - <§hud°~813£9 Pineal). - - _ ~ _ _ (Song at Twilight) _So_t_lg_a_t twigs-“ _ _ _ _ _ x—“»_ m _ - (The She Wolf) The She Wolf __ The She Wolf - _ 1.l_'-'_._L.I.'1_‘.- _ _ 1.F.U.T. ' _ 1.F.U.T. 1.F.U.T. 1.1:.U_.T.m é See Dance See Dance See Dance M" _— See Kids See Kids See Kids See Kids All That Glitters All That Glitters _ - - - Please Stay Please Stay Please Stay __ _ Please Stay Please Stay Please Stay Please Stay Loot Loot Loot Loot Loot Loot Loot See Opera See Opera Gaslight Gaslight Gaslight Hamlet Romeo and Juliet Hamlet - l - TheTrick is . . . The Trick is . . . The Trick is . . . - A Place with Pigs A Place with Pigs A Place with Pigs The Albright Fellow The Albright Fellow The Albright Fellow _ 7 i ' _ - _ - SeeDonoe SeeDanoe SeeDanoe See Opera - Seeoarm SeeDanoe SoeDzm mist and Shout Twist and Shout 'I\vist and Shout - Scotland the What? Scotland the What? Scotland the What? Our Country's Good Our Country's Good Our Country’s Good Fundraising Gala Our Country’s Good Our Country’s Good Our Country‘s Good Our Country's Good .. _ _ _ .. _ - Shooting Up . . . NoNewMirmles No New Miracles NoNew Miracles No New Miracles -— . Death Catches . . . Death Catches . . . - - - - The Cub - -

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