THEATRE drama 81 dance



g E A 'I' R Tue 11 - Sat: 15 Mar

7.30pm Sat: Mat 2.30m

Good Company present Charles Dickens’


A classic story of power, politics and unrequited love

Fri-21 Mar 7.30pm European Ballet


with Stanislav Tchassov

Sat: 22 Mar 7.30m Mike Leigh’s classic black comedy


Wed 26 March 7.30m


By Liz Lochhead

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Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 01236 732887. [Accessz PPA. l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Gone Fishin' Mon 10-Wed l2 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring and Reviews. age ()7.

Guys An Dolls Wed l9—Sat 22 Mar. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). Kilsyth Music Society with the famous gangster musical.


lillIVL‘l'SlI)’ of Stirling. Stirling. ()l78b 4()l08l. [Accessz P. PPA. l.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G]

Me And My Girl Until Sat l5 Mar (not Sun). 7.30pm; Sat 8 Mar. 2pm.

£97 £12.50. ‘The Sun Has Got His Hut 011' for Stirling & Bridge ()l' Allan ()peratic Society as they head down ‘Tlte Lambeth Walk' in this much-loved musical.


This section lists all future dates in the central belt of shows that are on tout

Gone Fishing Wildcat present a new black comedy by Petra Ross about Scottish identity. which centres on a couple's gloomy conversation on a fishing boat. See Reviews. page ()7. For more information call Wildcat on ()l4l 22l (178‘).

Hum/en I’iii'k ('i'nti't'. Livingston Fri 7 Mar. 8pm.

(free/rock Arts (ini/il Sat 8 Mar. 7.30pm. Cmnbernuuli/Arts ('t'ntrt' Mon Ill—Wed l2 Mar. 7.45pm.

iii/booth T/tt‘utl't'. Stir/ill}; Silt l5 Mar. 8pm.

Abigail's Party Tangerine Productions team tip with Paisley Arts Centre for the second coming of this cross-dressing version of Mike Leigh's kitsch black



Spring 1997

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

by Tennessee Williams 14 March - 5 April


Eva Peron

by Copi 13 March - 5 Aril


Widowers’ Houses by Bernard Shaw 12 March - 5 April

All Sea ts £8/£2

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Box Office 0141 -429 0022

70 THE lIST 7—20 Mar 1997

Head line: Belgium's Compagnie Thor perform Soiree Dansante at Tramway as part of New Moves

comedy set in deepest suburbia and starring BBC regulars Grant Snteaton and Ross Stenhouse as husband and wife Beverley and Laurence. See Reviews. page 66. Call Paisley Arts Centre on 0l4l 887 mm for details.

Paisley A rts Centre Until Sat 8 Mar. 7.30pm.

The Tron, Glasgow Wed l2—Sun lo Mar. 8pm.

(Irwnot'k Arts Guild Thurs 20 Mar. 7.30pm.

Village Theatre. [first Kil/m't/e Wed 26—Fri 28 Mar. 7.30pm.

Hum/en Park Centre. Livingston Sat 29 Mar. 7.30pm.



350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752 l. [Accessz PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

David Dorfman Dance Company Tue l8/Wed l9 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£2). Glasgow's New Moves Across Europe dance festival spreads out from its tnain venue. Tramway. for two nights to accommtxlate New York athlete-turned-choreographer David Dorfman and his likeable package of quirky solos and duets that fall somewhere between physical comedy and dance with some excellent saxaphone playing thrown in. See New Shows. page ()6. See under Cottier Theatre and Tramway for other New Moves performances.


935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.

Dawn Hartley/Andy Howitt Thurs 20/Fri 21 Mar. 8pm. £4 (£2). ‘Meet The Choreographer' event Thurs 20. Two Scottish choreographers present the results of a trip to work with Spanish choreographer Vincente Saez in his Valencia Studio. Hartley's piece entitled Here (Thurs 20) marks a development from Stop! Co! seen at Edinburgh‘s Traverse in November I996. hinting at characters and emotional states encountered on herjourney. Howitt‘s work (Fri 2|) is an ambitious experimental project using dance. video. lighting and sound to explore the idea of ‘spatial manipulation'. Part of the New Moves Across Europe dance festival. See CCA and Tramway for other New Moves performances.


Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Tap Dogs Mon l7—Sat 22 Mar. Mon—Thurs 8pm; Fri/Sat 7.30/10pm. £6/£l2. Dein Perry‘s Tap Dogs return with a new cast and a new version of the show that wowed the world with its showstopping sextet of beefy tap-dancing brickies. See Frontlines. page 2.


25 Albert Drive. 287 55 l 1. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]. New Moves Across Europe Until Fri 21 Mar.

Laurie Booth Fri 7/Sat 8 Mar. Fri 8pm/Sat 9pm. £8/£5. ‘Meet The Choreographer' event Fri 7. Glasgow's month-long international dance festival continues with one froin the Brits. London-based. off-the-wall improviser/choreographer and New Moves veteran Laurie Booth gives the Scottish premiere of xiC.TVHUIfZ'IC‘T/lltlf. which is not an accident with a typewriter but a cross-arts collaboration with DJ Scanner (aka Robin Rimbaud) and artist Tim Head. See Frontlines. page 2. Kultyer Dance Theatre Sat 8 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£2); with Laurie Booth £8 (£5). Scotland's most promising emerging dance company premiere l’o/wr Back. the second piece they‘ve created since establishing themselves in Glasgow. Developed under New Moves artist-nurturing scheme Gut Reactions. the piece returns to the company‘s favoured themes of cultural identity. displacement. prejudice and inter-racial relationships using their trademark style fusing contemporary. street dance and physical theatre. Music by Quee

M ac Arthur.

Compagnie Tandem Tue Il/Wetl 12 Mar. 8pm. £7 (£4). ‘Meet The Choreographer' event Wed l2. ()ne from the Belgians. as Michele Noiret of Contpagnie Tandem returns to New Moves with Les l’lis De l.u Nuit. an intense. intricate dance exploration of the strange world of engraver Maurice Pasternak.

Compagnie Thor Fri 14/8111 IS Mar. 8pm. £7 (£4). ‘Meet The Choreographer" event Sat l5. More from the thriving Belgian dance scene as wacky chap Thierry Smits and his company make their first visit to Scotland with Soiree Dunsuntt'. Created for seven dancers. the piece is a colourful and humorous number which conjures up everything from mechanical toys to the painter Miro and the codified world of Asian dance.

Too saxy for their kilts: David Dorfman with Dan Froot in Horn at the Traverse, Edinburgh and the CCA. Glasgow