Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end or the section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Ellie Carr.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
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Facilities: WC = 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.
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Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon-Sat I0.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0l4l 227 55l 1. Sunday opening is noon-5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.
I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 22! 9736. (Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. C. G. Help: A. AA].
The Devils Fri 8—Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). The Arches Theatre Company present John Whiting's famous play. based on Aldous Huxley’s true story. The Devils OfLoiit/eii. Best known ill Ken Russell’s movie version. it‘s a story of intrigue. jealousy and manipulation. with local nuns accusing a corrupt priest. Eat your heart out Roddy Wright. See preview. page 62.
I llational Review or Live Art The National Review Of Live Art is at various
venues in Glasgow until Sunday 3 November. Call Ol4l 553 IS“ fora free brochure. See Art listings for other events. Entrance to events at The Arches is by Day Ticket only. priced £6 (£4). A Day Ticket gives access to all performances. installations. video screenings. talks and the Festival Club at The Arches. capacity permitting. The number of Day Tickets is strictly limited. so book early.
Booking: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.
Vessel Fri l Nov. 7.30pm. The innovative performance art of the celebrated National Review Of Live Art (NRLA) continue. as Celluloid Performance Company combine striking visuals. extreme physical language and sound to explore the concept of ego.
Multiple Selr Portraits In Mirrors Fri 1 Nov. 8.30pm. Polish performance innovator Wladyslaw Kazmierczak promises visual stimulation and emotional intensity with this solo study of multiple identity and individuality.
IE/(re) Fri l Nov. 9pm. More crazy excursions into the outer realms of performance art with soloist Mark Jeffrey investigating ‘notions of distorted memories’ and ‘the cracked foundation of desire. gender and sexuality‘.
Ruby Worth/Dominic Waxing Lyrical Fri I Nov. lOpm. Self-styled performance vigilante Ruby Worth and Edinburgh- based musical curiosity Dominic Waxing Lyrical return with another gig/show/event blending music with dance with sheer madness and interesting items ofclothing. See Frontlines. liE-entry Into Stage One Sat 2 Nov. 3.30pm. Video and performance work tapping into the bottomless creative pit of dreams and the subconscious and celebrating the role of the live performer in modern life.
Budding Sat 2 Nov. 3.45pm. The feelings of inadequacy experienced by women who don’t look like Kate Moss come under fire iii this comic theatre. dance and cabaret performance by Rebecca Lane and Susan Wase.
Mapplethorpe Donkey Sat 2 Nov. 5. I 5pm. Not. as you might imagine. a comment oil
the controversial American
Lying down on the lob: Mark .leﬂery’s lE/(re) at the llatlonal Review or Live Art
photographer's famously well-endowed male models. but a study of three frustrated individuals whose problems come to the fore on a works night out. Using the scapegoat character of the ‘Mapplethorpe Donkey" Lisa Wesley traces each individual’s problems back to the common source of upbringing. social expectations and stereotyping.
I lleloidscope (Fragments 0r Scar Culture) Sat 2 Nov. 6pm. Carefully-paced work from Russel McEwan. Louise Brown and Toni Davidson taking power struggles within the family unit to claustrophobic extremes.
Space/A Man With cuts Sat 2 Nov. 9.30pm. John Byrne — not the Scottish painter/writer/fllm director but the Irish solo performer — presents subversive monologues inspired by the ongoing conﬂict in his native Belfast. Greenpeace Sat 2 Nov. I0. 15pm. More from acclaimed solo performer Wladyslaw Kazmierczak. this time highlighting the conflict between our concern for the environment and our desire for the beneﬁts of modern technology.
Gag Sun 3 Nov. 3pm. Boyish performance ensemble Pants combine a bewildering mix of wrestling. hypnotism. striptease and Simon and Garfunkel for this show about five shuffling. bickering characters ill a lodging house.
Basket Case Sun 3 Nov. Spill. Denise Bowler plays one woman with four characters ill her head ill this solo show
written and directed by Sarah Tutt — formerly of the award-winning Dog's ln Honey.
Cast Sat 2 Nov. 2pm. Performance installation by Emma Hewitt featuring four rooms and seven characters who live in terror and longing for each other. Their stories are told on video using disjointed images which drift in and out of the interference on TV screens.
Subject Matter Sun 3 Nov. 2.30—6.30pm. A show with two stars. both of which are melting blocks of ice. One block is helped on its way by a blowtorch and the other is left to its own. more slowly melting devices. For those in the know. it's a time- based auto-destructive installation/performance. Projected texts of Gustav Metzger's Maiiifestos 0n Auto- Destrtrctive Art should give some idea of what all the fuss is about.
Existing In The Frame Sun 3 Nov. 2.30-7.30pm. Interactive installation/performance by Darren Dutton and Ellie Houchen with Polaroid photography as its central theme. Also featured is a collection of unknown photographs used to trace the legacies of forgotten generations.
I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752 l. [Accessz PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C ]
The Fall or The llouse oi Usherettes Tue S/Wed 6 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£2). See Touring. Motormouths Fri 8 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£2). Paul Beatty. Jessica Care Moore and Malissa Read are the latest candidates to step up to the mic in the dynamic CCA/ Cutting Teeth magazine series of hip hop poetry jazz literature events. Beatty has just published his first novel White Boy Shufﬂe in the States; Moore made history by appearing at the famous Apollo Theatre for five consecutive weeks; and Read has worked with Toni Morrison. Linton Kwesi Johnson and Courtney Pine. Stuff Fri 1 Nov/Sat 2 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£2). Provocative show from top US performance artists Coco Fusco and Nao Bustamente challenging Western perceptions of Latin American women and their culture. Part of National Review Of Live Art. See under Arches Theatre for ticket details.
anee theatre guide
Friday 1 Saturday 2 Sunday 3 Monday 4 Tuesday 5 WednesdayT ATChes National Review Of Live Art NRLA — - _ CCA National Review or Live Art NRLA — Fall Ole'le House. . . Fall or The House . . . Citizens Main Theatre Dracula Dracula _ _ Dracula Dracula Citizens ClTCIe Studio Long Day’s Journey Long Day‘s Journey — — Long Day's Journey Long Day's Journey Citizens Stalls Studio Seascape Seascape — - Seascape Seascape couiEI' Thealfe The Jolly Beggars The Jolly Beggars — The Jolly Beggars The Jolly Beggars The Jolly Beggars _ _ __ Return To Forbidden Planet Return To Forbidden Planet - Carousel Carousel Carousel Ramshorn Theatre Body Electric Body Electric Body Electric Body Electric Body Electric Body Electric ____ What The Body . . . What The Body . . . - — - — Marabou Stork Nightmares Marabou Stork Nightmares - — - Decodex Fame Fame - - The School For Wives The School For Wives “Bthﬂ'bow Scottish Intemationa: Storytelling Festivle SISF SISF SISF SISF L. Playhouse - - - - Heathclirr Heathcliff IE Royal Lyceum Cyrano De Bergerac Cyrano De Bergerac - - — - 3 Theatre Workshop Fall OfThe House... Fall ornte llouse . .. - — - — Traverse 1 Men Should Weep Men Should Weep Men Should Weep — .. _ Traverse 2 - - - - - -
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