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.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. I. = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST 2 Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC 2 Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent 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 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 01-11 287 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

I COTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.

An Evening Of Senility Thurs 6—Sat 8 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). MSD Productions with Bruce Fraser’s madcap show about a group of actors and their attempts to amuse an audience who turn up two months early for a performance.

I GREENOCK ARTS GUILD Campbell Street. Greenock. 01475 723038. Scottish Ballet Wed 5—Thurs 6 Jun. 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). See Touring.

I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Showstoppers Until Sat 1 Jun. 7.30pm: Sat mat 3pm. £5—£19.50. There's no business like show-business. says Me And My Girl star Gary Wilmot as he travels from Sunset Boulevard to ()klalmnia.’ in

this tribute to stage and screen musicals. Plan 9 From Outer Space Mon lO—Sat 15 Jun. 7.30pm. £4—£l2. Cross-dressing cult movie director Ed Wood‘s infamous Plan 9 F mm Outer Space commonly held to be the worst film ever made - makes a quantum leap from screen to stage to become a crazy. mad musical starring Luke Goss (one half of where-are-they- now popsters Bros) and Adele Anderson (of Fascinating Aida). See Frontlines.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

RATS Until Fri 31 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Another show from the popular local am- drams.

The Lost Continent Sat 8 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£1). Chronicler of many continents Bill Bryson's sharply funny portrait of modern America. presented by G & 1 Productions as a one-man show starring W/HM‘t’ Line Is It Anyway? star Steve Steen.

I THE RAMSHORN THEATRE 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

[Accessz ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]

The Birthday Party Tue 11—Sat 15 Jun. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). StanleyOWebber‘s birthday becomes a nightmare when he receives a visit from two mysterious strangers in Harold Pinter’s black comedy classic. performed here by new Glasgow- based company Muchado Theatre.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

AS You Like It Tue 4—Tue 11 Jun. 7.15pm. £3.50 (£2); Friends Of RSAMD and Clyde Card holders £3 (£1.50). Final year students from the drama school get stuck into Shakespeare‘s classic comedy.

A Midsummer llights Dreame Mon 3/ch 5/Mon 10 Jun. 7.15pm. Friends Of

RSA MD and Clyde Card holders £3 (£1.50). Shakespeare‘s classic with a touch ofOlde English-style spelling. and set to a rock music score.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. (Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Suns.

Turandot Sat 1 Jun. 7.15pm. £3.50—L‘45. See Classical & ()pera listings.

Swan Lake Tue 4—Sat 8 Jun. 7.15pm: Thurs/Sat mat 2. 15pm. £3.50 —£2‘). See Dance. I Pygmalion Tue ll—Sat 15 Jun. 7.15pm; Thurs/Sat tnat 2.15pm. £4.50—<£ 16.50. See Touring.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. -87 5511. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. \\'S. H. G. C].

Parallel Lines Thurs 6—-Sat 8 Jun. Thurs 7.30pm; Fri—Sat 8pm. £6 (£3). Irish actress hr’luireann Kelly revives Molly Bloom‘s famous soliloquy from James Joyce's Ulvsxrex. in a bold new music- theatre production from Glasgow-based Theatre Cryptic. See preview.

Airport Wed 12-—Sat 15 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£3). The latest from hot young playwriting property David Greig and his company Suspect Culture. as they take a snapshot of a day iii the life of the tourists. terrorists and business travellers passing through a major international airport. See preview.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [.Access: PPA. ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Help: AA]. Closed Mons. Jaleo Tue ll—Wed 12.1un. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). See Dance.

I VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. liast Kilbride. 03552 4866‘). [Access: P. 1.. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

The Sash Until Sat 1 Jun. 7.30pm (doors 7pm). £5 (£2.50). Hector MacMillan's comedy satire take on sectarianism performed by actors from the IiK Unemployed Workers Network.


I ASSEMBLY HALL ON THE MOUHD 'l‘icketline: 220 43-19 or .»\ssembly Rooms. 1’sher Hall. Queen's Hall and King's Theatre.

The Pirates or Penzance l~’ri 38111 to Jun (not Sun). 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm.

£3 —£8. The lidinburgh Music Theatre Company return with their 'liroatlvvay version' of Gilbert and Sullivan's well- known musical.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. Ticketline: 220 434‘) or Assembly Rooms and Usher Hall.

42nd Street Tue 11 Sat 15 Jun. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £6 £7.50. local am- drams Allegro kick high and smile their way through the stage version of the lattious Hroadw .1_\ musical and Warner Bros film.

I DALKEITH LEISURE CENTRE Dalkeith. 663 3-1-15.

iioggie’s Angels ’t‘tiui-s 6 .lun. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3). Scenes from the tough lives of Midlothian tattie workers in the 30s and 40s act as the focus for listclle \'an Warmello's new play by the prt)fessional/non-professional actors of First Base Theatre Company.

Night music: Muireann Kelly stars as Molly Bloom in Parallel Lines, Theatre Cryptic‘s new music-theatre piece based on the final chapter of James Joyce’s Ulysses. See Tramway

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