Ramshorn Theatre, Glasgow 2 » 1-1 September
Paisley Arts Centre i9 September-
East Kilbride Arts Centre 20 September
Mermaid Theatre Studio, London
)3 September - 12 October
DIARY OF A SOMEBODY
- THE AMAZING LIFE AND TIMES OF JOE ORTON
Brewster Sisters present
A new adaptation of Coleridge’s classic poem Wed 11—Sat 14 Sep- 8.00pm-£3.50/£2.50
Teatr Novo G.O. Fronta The New Front Theatre of St Petersburg
The Human factory
Part 1: The Time is Stupid Thurs 12—Sat 14 Sap-7.30pm-£6.00/£4.oo
Part2: An Eternal Noon Thur 19—Sat 21 Sep-7.30pm-£6.00/£4.00
‘O‘The /eaders 0f the experimental fie/d- see/ng this performance is an act of wonder” Prague Post
The Arches, 30 Midland Street 61-0141 221 9736 The Ticket Centre,Cand|eriggs-OT 41 227 551 1
I CUMBERIAUUI THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 01236 732887. [Accessz PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Bouncers Fri 6—Sat 7 Sept. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). Every night is Friday night for Edinburgh's Livewire Theatre Company. as they bring their ‘Tartan Tarantino 1990's Remix’ of John Godber's smash hit parody of pissed-up superlads and lasses. which goes on tour direct from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Piper’s Cave Thurs 12 Sept. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.
Sweethearts 01 The Yellow Rose Thurs 19—Sat 21 Sept; Mon 30 Sept—Sat 5 ()ct. 7.45pm. Mon—Thurs £6 (£3); Fri/Sat £7 (£4). Expect a right old knees-up as Cumbernauld Theatre and Paisley Arts Centre join forces for this rip-roaring Stuart Thomas comedy. based round the west of Scotland‘s love affair with good ole country music.
I MACRORERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. [Access2 P. PPA. 1.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G]
Hamlet Tue 10—Sat 14 Sept. 7.30pm; Wed mat 2pm. £9 (£4.50); apex £8 (£4). More Shakespeare with a contemporary edge from modern-day specialists ()xford Stage Company as they return to the Mac Robert after February's Twelfth Night with that Danish one with the skull in it. See preview.
Medea Wed 11 Sept. 7.45pm. £6 (£4). David Stuttard's new translation of the classic Greek tragedy. set in a Near East harem and performed by a group calling themselves The Actors ()f Dionysus. Piper's Cave Fri l3—Sat 14 Sept. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.
Sweat, Baroque & Boll Wed 18—Fri 20 Sept. 7.30pm. £10 (£5); Apex £9 (£4.50). See Dance listings. Frontlines and review. Le Moulin Maqique Thurs 19 Sept. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). Billed as Jean De l-‘Iurette meets The Wizard ()j‘O: this new production from the ever-inventive. Northumberland-based physical theatre company Theatre Sans Frontieres is a simple. highly visual tale performed in ‘accessible' French. The story centres on a poor Breton miller. his wife. their rich landlord and the earthy magic that binds them together.
This section lists shows that are touring within the Central Belt.
I Diary (ll A Somebody Biographer John Lahr‘s dramatisation of the life of playwright and 60s icon Joe ()rton is revived by High-Doh Theatre Company. who performed it to sell-out audiences at the Citizens' Theatre during Mayfest. and now embark on a short tour which culminates in London. For more information call: 0141 339 1939. See review.
Rams/tum Theatre, Glasgmr' Until Sat 14 Sept (not Sun 9). 8pm.
Paisley Arts Centre Thurs 19 Sept. 8pm. Tour continues.
I Piper’s Cave Experimental Edinburgh- based company Boilerhouse take to the road with one of two shows they staged at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Directed by Paul Pinson. this play. written by multiple award-winning Scottish playwright Rona Munro has taken twelve years to get from page to stage. but judging by audience and critical reaction its study of men. women. and women's potential for violence is far from dated. For more information call: 0131 668 2792.
C tttiihertttttrlrl Theatre Thurs 12 Sept. 7.45pm.
MucRnhert Arts Centre Fri 13—Sat 14 Sept. 7.45pm.
oance pertormances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Dance Listings compiled by Ellie Carr.
I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521, [Access: Pl’A. 1.. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]
Karen Grant. Sara Porter, Ruby Worth Fri 6 Sept. 7.30pm Free. Three Scottish- based dancers platform the results of a summer's worth of bodystoimiiig sessions under the watchful eye of accomplished dancer. choreographer and key Siobhan Davies Dance Company member. (iill Clarke. The three works-iii-progress are presented by Dance Productions in association with CCA.
I PAlSlEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. 1.. R. Facilitics: WC. “S. H. (i. C. Help: A. AA]
Jaleo Mon 16 Sept. 8pm. £7 (£4). The ever-popular ﬂamenco troupe return to the west coast with another temperature- raising round of genuine Andalucian dance.
I SECC Finnieston Quay. 3.48 9999.
Lord 0i The Dance Fri ()rSat 7 Sept. 8pm; Sat tnat 2.30pm. £23~£26 The small man with a big talent. L‘X-Rll't’l‘t/tlllt’t’ innovator Michael Flatley checks into Glasgow for two nights only with a brand-new Celtic dance rock fusion spectacular directed by none other than ex-Hot (iossip woman. Arlene Philips.
I MACRORERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. Stirling. 0| 786 461081. [Accessz P. PPA. l,. R. l‘acilities‘: WC. WS. 11.0.(‘1
Sweat, Baroque a Ball Wed is—t-‘rt 20 Sept. 7.30pm. £10 (£5); Apex £9 (£4.50). A poppily-titled new triple-bill from Scottish Ballet featuring a new work from Robert Cohan. contemporary dance veteran and creator of the company's 1993 pyschedelic fantasy ballet A .‘lIii/sumnier Night's Dream; also the full-length version of resident choreographer Mark Baldwin's clean-cut. breezy ballet-modern crossover Haw/Ii Pieces and Robert North's vintage number 'l'mv (iii/ties -— a homage to the ancient warrior spirit. which — ifcurrent publicity shots are anything to go by — will ﬂy by the seal of its big lyera pants. See Frontlines and review.
Gents in pants are on the menu in Troy oarne, part 01 Scottish Ballet's latest triple-b111, Sweat, Baroque a. Roll, at MacBobert Arts Centre, Stlrllng.
Wed 18- Frl 20 Sept
56 The List 6-19 Sept 1996