Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shovrs 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 beiore publication. Theatre listings compiled by Ellie Carr.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.
Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces, AS = Adjacent Seats. H :- lndttction 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 l0.30atn until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0l4l 287 55l l. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.
I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 22l 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. C. G. Help: A. AA].
Christabel Wed ll-Sat l4 Sept. 8pm. £3.50/£2.50. Limited numbers. The Brewster Sisters follow up their Mayfest hit Stronger with this promenade production delving into the horror and female eroticism of Coleridge's classic poem in the suitably gothic setting of one of The Arches‘ darkest vaults. See preview.
Pretty Vacant Until Sat 7 Sept. 9. l5pm. £6 (£3.50). The team who brought you the fttba‘ crazy smash Fever Pitch return to Glasgow armed with snot and safety-pins and a band called Total Shit for this fast- paced comedy about two erstwhile punks staging a comeback.
Sabina! Until Sat 7 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Scottish touring company New Stage Theatre come fresh from Fringe First success at the Edinburgh Festival with this beguiling tale of Scottish Sandra who thinks she‘s awl‘y dowdy and becomes
I QUIET lilollT Ill is the story oi a photographer returning to his ilat alter working abroad, only to find his long-awaited rest at threat irom messages and visitors. This paranoid response to the tyranny oi letterbox, ansaphone, tax machine and door entry system is co-devised by experimental theatre company lite and tipped-lor- greatness playwright David liarrovrer. The lticlt-oii ior Tramway’s nevv Dark lights periormance season, ouiet Night in was iirst seen as a tvorit-in-progress at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, under the title All People Now living (Detail). We’re told it’s been revised and improved since then. lithe change of title’s anything to go
by, it’s a step in the right direction.
euiet Night In, Ktc, Tramway, Glasgow, Thurs 19—Sat 21 Sept.
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awfy exotic Czech maiden Sabina in order to get her man. See review.
Fabrilta liudi The llaman Factory Part I: Vremt'a Durak The 77me Is Stupid Thurs l2—Sat l4 Sept. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Part 2: Vietshrti Poldien An Eternal Nmm Thurs l9—Sat 2i Sept. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). The British premiere of a spectacular. multi- faceted production from Teatr Novo G.O. Fronta (The New Front Theatre Of St Petersburg) mixing punk. pop. acrobatics. clowning. ballet. butoh and pantomime in a prophecy-laden show about the future of Russia. They‘re very popular in Prague. apparently.
I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752 l. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]
ltaren Grant, Sarah Porter, nuby Worth Fri 6 Se t. 7.30pm. Free. See Dance.
I C TTlER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. C andleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.
Shakers lie-stirred Thurs 5-Sat 7 Sept. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Wee Slice Theatre Company get their Friday-night gear on for John Godber and Jane Thornton‘s popular tale of a trendy up-town cocktail bar seen through the eyes of the four long- suffering waitresses who work there. Bruises Mon 9-Fri l3 Sept. 8pm. £5 (£3.50). New Glasgow-based company
[)ogstar make their debut with the Scottish premiere of Judy Upton's play about the emotional and physical violence that blows up behind the net curtains of a seaside boarding house. See preview. John Cooper Clarke/The Kaisers Tue 17 Sept. 8pm. £7 (£5). The legendary punk poet from Salford with the equally legendary (and remarkably unchanged since 1977) loobrush hairdo is back. Reports from a recent run on the Edinburgh Fringe indicate he's in line fortn with plenty of old gems and sotne spiky new material too. Clarke isjoined by the manic sound of 60s revivalists The Kaisers who share his love of pointy
I 18 KIHC STREET Glasgow. Further information frotn Theatre Works: 314 0020.
Video World Fri 9—Tue I7 Sept (not Suns). 2pm/7pm. Free. Glasgow-based Theatre Works and Durham Theatre Company invite you to step into the shower of the Bates Motel. or (potentially even more scary) the world of the taxi driver in this cross-arts collaboration between live performance and visual art. The gallery is open all day but if you want to catch the performance check in at the times indicated above. Complementary visual text by Glasgow Independent Studio. See
I KIHC’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] Copacabana Until Sat l4 Sept. 7.30pm; Wed mat 2.30pm; Sat tnat 3pm. £5-£22.50. 'l)own at the Copa. Copacabana . . .' etc. Barry Manilow‘s smash musical drops into Glasgow on a British tour with a cast of 32. an orchestra of IS and clean-cut ex-Dvnustv and Riders star Michael Praed in the lead role. Oklahoma! Mon l6—Sat 2| Sept. Mon-Sat 7.30pm: Sat tnat 2.30pm. £6—£l2 (concs available). The Glasgow Light Opera Club present the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. with old favourites like 'Oh What A Beautiful Morning’ and ‘The Surrey With The Fringe On Top'.
I PAVILION THEATRE l2| Renfteld Street. 332 l846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]
Three Steps To Heaven Mon 9—Sat l4 Sept. 7.30pm. £6.50—£9.50. Fifties rock ‘tt' roll nostalgia musical featuring Buddy Holly. the Big Bopper and Richie Valens. though not the real ones. obviously.
The Bigot Wed lit-Sat 28 Sept. Mon-Sat 7.30pm. Wed 25/Sat 28 tnat 2pm. £5—£8.50. What a title. What a show. Jatnes Barclay. the man behind Paras Ol't’l‘ 'l'lw Burms. kicks back with a ﬁtba' daft play about one wee Glesga felly‘s big obsession wi' the beautiful getntne.
I PEARCE lHSTlTlJTE 840 Govan Road (opposite Govan Underground). 445 l94l. [Access: F. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]
eeliie Wed l l—Fri l3 Sept. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2). Mystical tale from new professional Scottish company Skelp. The ﬁrst part of a trilogy called Threat/s. Bali]? tells its story through the eyes of a pre-Christian deity who watches 5(X)0 years of history and timeless tales of love. lust. seduction. impotence and witchcraft unfold.
I THE RAMSHCRH THEATRE 98 lngratn Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]
Diary Di A Somebody Until Sal l4 Sept. 8pm. £6 (£3). Bookings through Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. See Touring and review.
I SECC Finnieston Quay. 248 9999.
lord Di The Dance Fri 6-Sat 7 Sept. 8pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £23-£26. See Dance.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Suns.
A Talent To Amuse Sat 7 Sept. 7.30pm. £4.50-£ l6.50. Peter Greenwell - who's
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