Theatre is listed by city, thee alphabetically by venue. Touring above are listed alphabetically by title at the end at the section. Show: will be listed, provided that details reach our oitlces at least ten days before publication. Theatre listings compiled by Ellie Carr.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. I. = Level Access. R 2 Ramme Access. ST : Steps to negotiate.
Facilities: WC 2 Adapted Toiletls). “AS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS : .-\djacent Seats. H : Induction Loop System. G = 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 l0.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on (ll4l 227 551 1. Sunday opening is noon-5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.
I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA]
Talk Radio Until Sat 10 Feb. 8pm. £6 (£3). Glasgow-based theatre company Big Like Texas — who specialise in small-scale American work — follow tip the success of last year‘s lx’mm'i/y'k Children with a new production of Eric Bogosian's cult monologue. about one fateful night in the life of late-night radio phone-in DJ Harry Champlain.
Road Movie Mon l9-Sat 24 Feb. 8pm. £7 (£4). Motor-mouthed. rubber-limbed gay US solo-performer Godfrey Hamilton of Starving Artists Theatre Company. returns to Scotland with his hit show of last year‘s Edinburgh Fringe.
I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]
non Athey and Lawrence Steger I‘TI 9—Sat
I0 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). Off-kilter US performance art from a pair whose individual shows went down a bomb with CCA crowds in I995. Athey's thing is cultural inscription (tattoos to you and me). Steger's thing is historical theatre devices; and together they explore shamanism. Chinese eunuchs and 18th century castrati. The performances are the result of a two-week residency.
The Discarnate Thurs 22—Sat 24 Feb. Noon~2pm; 4pm—9pm. £2 (£ l ). Explore your extra-sensory perceptions by ‘communicating' with deep meditators Fiona Ferguson and Peter Harper — as well as a sleeping man named Bruce Gilchrist — in this highly unusual performance which forms part of the CCA's l’licnmm'nul season.
I CITIZENS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Ilelp: AA]
Travels With My Aunt l'ntil Sat I7 Feb (not Sun or Mon). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Classic stuff from the Graham Greene school of English storytelling. as retired bank manager Henry Pulling breaks with the suburban mould and steps out into a twilight world of hippies. war criminals and the CIA. A resounding success in previous years for the Citz. the play is revived for the company by Giles Havergal and Stewart Laing. See review. Easy Until Sat 17 Feb (not Sun or Mon). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Up-and-coming playwright Nicola McCartney's uncompromising look at the thorny issue of date rape. performed once again by LookOut Theatre Company.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 168 Renfrew Street. 332 069l. Ticketline: 227 55] l.
I Artist Unknown Fri l64—Sat l7 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). A new short play commissioned from Sue Bum/tigers Glover by Glasgow's TAG Theatre Company. In keeping with the Art School venue the play looks at Scottish women artists and attempts to draw parallels between artists like the late Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (Rennie's wife) and loan Eardley. and the new breed working today.
I KING'S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
The Roy Orbison Story Tue 13 -S.n l7 Feb. Tue—Thurs 7.30pm; Fri-Sat 5.30pm/8.30pm. £4.50—£16.50. It's not over yet. Canadian-born crooner Larry
Branson — who's been playing Orbison for over 30 years — breathes life into the old rock ‘n’ roller‘s back catalogue in
this hit West End musical from director Bill Kenwright and musical director Keith Strachan.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 I010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A.
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Thurs l5/Fri l6 Feb 2pm; Sat 17 Feb 8pm. £6 (12 l ). See Touring.
Onions Make You Cry Until Sat 10 Feb. 8pm. £6 (£ I ). Cumbernauld Theatre Company and PAC cross the sectarian divide with a new production of this prejudice-busting comedy about two bag ladies -- one Protestant. the other Catholic ~— who strike up a friendship against the odds. See review.
OGAOS Tue 20 Feb. 8pm. £3.50. Two award-winning one-act plays. as presented by The Old Grammarians‘ Amateur Dramatic Society at this year's SCI)A National One Act Play Festival.
Tam O’Shanter Thurs 22 Feb. 7pm. £4 (£1). A Burns treat from Edinburgh Puppet Company. with Tam ()‘Shanter as you‘ve never seen him. I ‘arrated by weel kent Scottish actor and singer Hill McCue who's accompanied by over 40 life-size puppets. plus music from Glaswegian folkies the Whistlebinkies.
I PAVILION THEATRE l2l Renfield Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]
Sinderella Mon l2--Sat 17 Feb. Mon—Wed/Fri Spm; Thurs/Sat 6. l5pm & 9.30pm. £ l0.50--£l5. Smut. innuendo. lewd behaviour and dirty . . . er . . . jokes as Generation (Ia/1w host Jim Davidson stars as Buttons in his very own adult panto. Also stars Dave Lee and Roger Kitter frotn TV‘s 'Allu 'A/lu as the ugly sisters. though Charlie Drake has had
to. . . um. . . pull out due to ill health.
I THE RAMSHORN THEATRE 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]
The Tempest Wed l4—Sat 24 Feb (not Sun l8 Feb). 7.30pm. Mon/'I‘ue £4 (£I.50): Wed-Sat £6—£3. Kate Robinson directs a contemporary reading of Shakespeare's classic for the well-versed Strathclyde Theatre Group.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Peer Gynt Until Fri 9 Feb. 7.I5pm. £3.50
(£2). Final-year RSAM D students take on the challenge of lbsen‘s battle-of-the-self masterpiece. under the direction of Fifth Estate‘s Allan Sharpe.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]
The Cotton Club Tue 20 Feb. 7.30pm. Fringe favourites the living Lindy Hoppers and Harry Struthers' Rhythm Orchestra star in their rootin‘ tootin‘ evocation of 30s Harlem at the Cotton Club.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Help: AA]
Heaven Until Sun I l Feb. 8pm. £7.50: £6.50 (£4). The much-revered physical theatre company Man Act return to Glasgow with a Scottish premiere and their latest explosive alloy of movement and words. In contrast to the usual one- gender line-up. the cast numbers two blokes and one woman. See review.
Dl‘ Faustus Tue l3—Sat l7 Feb 8pm; Thurs/Fri mat 1.30pm. £2.50—£7.50; first night all tickets £3. Christopher Marlowe's classic Elizabethan take on the Faust myth. as performed by excellent touring outﬁt Compass Theatre — last seen at the Tron with Pinter‘s 77w (,‘arc'mker.
. . . And Other Curious ﬂuestions Tue 20—Sat 24 Feb 8pm; Tue mat I.30pm. £2.50—£7.50; first night all tickets £3. See Dance.
The Three Sisters Sun 18 Feb. 8pm. £12. One-night-only charity event in aid of Scottish Aids Monitor featuring a glittering array of stars from Scottish stage and screen in this staged reading of Anton Chekhov's classic play.
I BEOLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. C. Help: AA]
The Dubliners Until Sat 10 Feb. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£3/£2.50). Youthful actor-types from Edinburgh University Theatre Company deliver a fresh take on four tales from James Joyce's first masterpiece.
:1 Sat I7 Feb 6.30pm. £4 (£3/£2). The first play ever to explain the universe. everything in it. and all the maths. Geddit‘.’ No. neither do we. but it's a brand-new play by David McCreight and it's part of Febfest. the liedlam's annual new writing festival.
Ballad of John Wilkes Booth Sun 19 Feb 8.30pm; Wed 21 Feb 6.30pm. £4 (£3/£2).
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Your at a glance theatre guide
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Tuesday 13 Wednesday 14
* ' “radars” ” Saturday 10
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- Heaven Heaven — Dr Faustus Dr Faustus
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Of Mice And Men 4
Fav'rite Nation Fav'rite Nation
i1 Home-made Child Home-made Child
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82 The List 9-22 Feb 1996