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 before publication. Theatre listings compiled by Ellie Carr.


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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 0141 227 5511. Sunday Opening is noon~5pm. Atty Ticket Link 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 Theatre of Paris Takopoulos Thurs 5—Fri 6 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Young thesps from the University of Athens present four short works by Greece's leading exponent ofTheatre of the Absurd. Paris Takopoulos. Part of International Festival of University Theatre 1995.

The Mask and The Asylum Sat 7-Sun 8 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Students from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Drama combine traditional folk songs with mask

and mime in these two Eastern European ribticklers. Part of International Festival of lUniversity Theatre 1995.

‘I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C]

Dedicated Until Sat 7 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). Upstairs. Talk: Sat 7 Oct. 12.30pm. Free. The first of the CCA‘s contribution to Amnesty‘s four-month long Art and Freedom season gets going with a new production from Barclays New Stages Award winners Desperate Optimists. winding digital photography and a live DJ into an upfront examination of personal freedom. moral responsiblity and :capitalism.

Dag Fri l3—Sat 14 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). Upstairs. Pants Performance Association are five blokes (surprise surprise) who (according to their publicity) 'dissect contemporary culture‘. Their last show. a CCA/Arnolftni commission called Sprint was described by us in 1992 as ‘dangerous. comic and deadly'. Gag promises to be a show about denial. nerve. ideology. repression. and erm. beer and beans. Part of the Amnesty Art and Freedom Festival.

I CITIZEHS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]

A Song at Twilight Until Sat 28 Oct (not Sun and Mon) 7.30pm. £6 (£2); free preview Wed 4 Oct 7.30pm. Circle Studio. Giles Havergal directs Noel Coward‘s last full-length play. about a man whose homosexuality is brutally exposed in his later years.

The She Wolf Until Sat 28 ()ct (not Sun and Mon). 7.30pm. Stalls Studio. Giovanni Verga‘s vivid and lustful tale of a beautiful young Sicilian peasant widow and her love for a man half her age. adapted into English by David Lan. designed and directed by Stewart Laing. Shadow of a Gunman Until Sat 28 Oct (not Sun and Mon). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Sean O'Casey‘s 20s tale of the fanciful poet and wastrel who's mistaken for a gunman in a Dublin tenement and elevated from nonentity to celebrity as the neighbours recruit him to mediate in all their petty


A Place with Pigs: Communicado get down ’n’ dirty with the tale of a man who seeks refuge in a pigsty I CDTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. LOS Celos Fri 6 ()ct. 8pm. £6 (£3). It means jealousy -- I.u.\‘ (‘t'lm that is - and it‘s one of three short pieces by leading 60s Spanish playwright Fernando Arrabel. examining the role of women under Franco and performed here by Grupo de Teatro Universitario de Granada. Part of International Festival of University Theatre '95. Deseio Sat 7»-Sun 8 ()ct. 8pm. £6 (£3). Students from the University of Minho with a play about urban angels. drawn from the ideas in the Wim Wenders film Wings rifl)e.rirc and Georg Buchner's ll’nyzt't'k. Performed in Portuguese. btit don‘t fret. we‘re told it‘s big on the visuals. Part of International Festival of University Theatre “)5. Cat and Mouse Mon 9—Fri 13 ()ct. 8pm. £6 (£3). Annexe Theatre give a frank uncompromising insight into China‘s oppression of the people of Tibet with this fictionalised account of a meeting between 64-year-old Tibetan prisoner of conscience Tanag Jigme Sangpo and a Chinese psychologist with a chilling hidden agenda. Part of Amnesty

International Art and Freedom Festival ‘95. See preview.

Theatre Omnibus Wed l8—Fri 20 ()ct. Various times. Various prices. Part of European Season of Mask and Puppet Theatre. See special preview page.

I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY Drama Studio. West Quad. Main Building. Tickets: 330 5162/227 5511.

Scene in Memory Sat 7—Sun a ()ct. 7.30pm. Free. Student companies from Glasgow and Casablanca join forces for a truly international performance of Charlotte Delbo‘s tale of a woman whose husband was executed for his part in the French resistance. Part of International Festival of University Theatre “)5.

I GREEHDCK ARTS GUILD Campbell Street. Greenock. 01475 723038. Bondagers I‘Tl () oci. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). NTC Touring Theatre Company with Sue Glover‘s heart-warming. earthy drama about a group of female farm-workers facing up to the hardships of life in the 19th century Scottish Borders.

I KINDS THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. 1.. Facilities: WC. \\'S. H. (i. C. Help: A. AA]

Three steps to Heaven Mon ‘)—Sat 14 ()ct. Mon—Fri 7.30pm; Sat 5.30pnt/8.3()pm. £3.50—£l~l.50. Buddy Holly is dead. ()1in this time he's stopped short of the Pearly Gates in small-town IFS diner limbo where he‘s expected to play his greatest hits for eternity. ()r until (iod gives 111 and lets him through.

Trumpets and Raspberries Mon I()—-S;it 31 ()ct. Mon—~Sat 7pm; Wed mat 2pm; Sat mat 3pm. £2--£ 14. (‘iiv Lie/its. It’uli (' Nev/21!! and Bali/v .tlun star Andy Gray features in Borderline Theatre Company‘s production of Dario 1-'o‘s chaotic comedy classic about the car worker who‘s kidnapped when he‘s mistaken for his millionaire boss.

I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 227 5511. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Oklahoma Tue ill-Sat l~l()c1. 7.30pm; Sat mat 3pm. £8 (£6). Rodgers and Hammerstein‘s classic musical. from

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J 68 The List 6-19 Oct 1995