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Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring) shows are listed alphabetically y title at the end of the drama section. Dance is listed after drama, by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama 8: Dance listings compiled by Claire Prentice.


Access: P 2 Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Airanged. L: Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to ne otiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = Induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C 2 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 0141 227 5511. Sunday opening is noon-5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.



Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. C. G. Help: A. AA]. Sailmaker Until Sat 5 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Newly-formed Glasgow theatre company Face To Face present a rare opportunity to see Scottish playwright. poet and novelist Alan Spence‘s simply observed tale of a wee boy growing up in 60s Glasgow after the death of his mother.

The Chairs Until Sat 5 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£3). Dutch Connection bring lonesco's modern classic to life in an English- language production directed by three-

time Fringe First winner Andrew Dallmeyer.

Lonesome Standard Time Wed ‘)/'I‘hurs 10 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Touring and New Shows. page 63.

A Wholly Healthy Glasgow Wed 9- Sat 19 Apr (not Sun l3/Mon 14). 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.


Gorbals.-129()()22. [Access: 1.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA] Closed Sun/Mon.

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Until Sat 5 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Tennessee Williains's sweltering classic of lust. greed and envy bubbling under the surface of a ‘respectable' household in America's Deep South. directed and designed for the Citizens' company by Philip Prowse. Eva Perbn Until Sat 5 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). With lii'i'tu fey er still raging. Kenny Miller the Citizens' head of design 7- tackles Argentinian surrealist Copi's bizarre play. based on the life and death of the infamous first lady of Argentina. No Madonna and no songs. But maybe that‘s a good thing.

Widowers' Houses Until Sat 5 Apr. 7.30pm £8 (£2). George Bernard Shaw‘s witty first play. laying bare the hypocrisy of the British class system. is directed by Giles Havergal and designed by Philip Witcomb for the Citizens' company in the Stalls Studio.

The Gun Tue 8—Sat 1‘) Apr. 7.30pm; Tue mats 1pm. £8 (£2 ). ()ne of three Wildcat shows to take over the Cit]. in April. Dave Anderson's daring new variety of musical sees the musical touring company team tip with Sounds of Progress to present a study of a group of friends torn apart and living life on the edge of society. See New Shows. page 62.

An Actress Prepares Tue 8 Sat 19 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Directed by John Bell. David i‘ylacl.ennan’s comedy casts solo performer Juliet Cad/ow as an actress awaiting the critics” verdict of her starring role in The Prime of this Jam BHH/ft‘ (a part which Cad/.ow played at Edinburgh‘s Royal Lyceum a few years ago). This leads her to reflect on the highs and lows of her ow it career in the fickle world of showbiz. See New Shows. page 62.

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The Last Of The MacEachans Tue 8—-Sat 19 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Successfully performed at last year‘s lidinburgh Festival Fringe. John McGrath's play. starring his wife Elizabeth Macl.ennan as Meg. sees the I widower struggle with a doted on tearaway son arid a major disaster in her Highland croft. See New Shows. page 62. COTTIER THEATRE

935 l‘iyndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

A Para Handy Wireless Show Until Sat 5 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

In Lambeth Wed ‘)--Sat 12Apr. 8pm. £6 (£4). Actor Jack Shepherd‘s witty study ofvaiying philosophies around human liberation. dramatised as a meeting between artist William Blake and political philosopher Thomas Paine. See New Shows. page 63.

H Tue lS—Sat 1‘) Apr. 8pm. £6 (£4). This ‘bizarrely humorous techno-trip’ through

' the murderous corruption of a gangland

family sees psychotic. Shakespeare- literate Joe on art explosive downward spiral. paralleling Hamlet himself. Meanwhile his gang-leader uncle holds court iii a (ilasgow laundrette. This is the latest production by Annexe Theatre Company. the Glasgow-based new writers grou i .

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It) Apr. 8pm. £4 (£2). liast Kilbride-based Rapture Theatre

Company present Arthur Miller‘s gritty tale of honesty and betrayal as seen

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lover. a hooker by the name of Angela.

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