THEATREdrama & dance

This section lists all future dates in the central belt of shows that are on tOUI'.

Absent Friends Alan Ayckbourn's classic black comedy is presented by Five Finger Prtxluctions. the community arm of Castlemilk People‘s Theatre on the City Wide Circuit. Part of Mar/tart. Birgit/tile Comp/tit. (ilusgow Mon 12 May. 7.30pm.

'Iin'vg/t'n (‘tiiti/tiu/titv Hull. (i/usgoii'Tue l3 May. 7.30pm.

lurk/it'lt/ ('t'ut/t', (i/usgmi‘ Wed l4 May. 7.30pm.

But/hill I’M—5 ('o/muu/Iitv lit/ut'utio/t C(‘llll't', (i/tiiguii‘Thtirs l5 May. 7.30pm. .S'ttut/tt/t't'lt ("ti/w I’I‘u/t't't, (i/ttxgoir liri lb May. 7.30pm.

A Border Crossing Nine of Scotland‘s most exciting dancers present the cutting edge of contemporary dance with this brand new line-up of three contrasting works. Marisa '/.anotti presents her incredible solo Runner inspired by Brian Keenan‘s autobiography rill Ill/l (tut/ling about the ability tor survival under extreme conditions. .\'e\t tip Jeremy lames's work combines art. popular culture. street lashion and the club scene. while (iroup N‘s .'\l'l'l\'tl/.\' is a study of momentum and stillness. See prey iew. page (14,


Mayfest runs until Saturday 24 May. Shows beginnin after this fortnight WI” be covere in our next issue, published on Thursday 15 May.

Titkets for most Mayfest events are available from The Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, 0141287 5511; or The Mayfest Ticket Hotline 0141 287 5000.



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A Dolls House theatre babel Thu 8 May, 7.30pm £2/£6

A Wholly Healthy Glasgow Dressing Room Theatre Fri 9 & Sat 10 May 7.30pm £2/£6

Donna McPhaiI Mon 12 May, 8pm £5/£7



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Call ()l 3l 556 6668 for more details. 77'(ll'(’l’.\'(’ Tltt'utrt'. Ift/i/tlturg/t Sat 3/Sun 4 May. 7.30pm.

Cult/er T/lt'tlll'c’. (Ilus't'rtii' Ttte (i/Wed 7 May. 8pm. Part of Mayfest.

Brand New Shorts South Ayrshire Youth Theatre present seven short plays written by the Shortlees Writers Group on the City Wide circuit. Part of Mar/est. l’t'ttrt't' Institute. (i/usgoii‘ Mon I2 May. 7.30pm.

Bishop/(tilt Reside/tn ' Hull. (I/ttygmi' Wed 14 May. 7.30pm.

Cafe Del Mince Theatrebos Youth Theatre present a devised comedy. set in a cafe in Yoker iii the swinging 60s. on the City Wide circuit. I’ttrt u/‘Mttijtt'yt. C(LVI/Ullll/k ii’ltllll ('untp/t'r. (i/usgmr Thurs b May. 7.30pm.

But/hill Pry-5 ('otttntulu'tv lz't/ttt'ttttott Centre. (i/tts'goii' iii 9 May. 7.30pm. I’msi/AWI'IIU/t Forum 0/! Disability. (i/ttsgoii'Tue l3 May. 7.30pm. Bishop/(it'll Residents Hit/l. (i/ttsgoii' Thurs 15 May. 7.30pm.

Pt‘ttt‘t‘t' Institute. (Ilttsjetiii‘ Mon l‘)/Tue 20 May. 7.30pm.

Dal/nurtmt'k (‘miimtutttv ('t'tttrt'. (iltt.\goii'Tlttit's 32 May. 7.30pm. Lurk/it'lt/ (’t'tttrt', (t/(Hg’tlll‘ Sat 2-1 May. 7.30pm.

The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare ()n the go since “)8 l . The Reduced Shakespeare Company present what we're told is the last ever Scottish visit of their whistle-stop tour through the Bands canon. Laughter and abridgemetit a-gn-gn. Call venues for details.

Theatre Royal. (i/tts't'mi' L'nlil Sat 3 May. 7. ISpm. l’urt ()_/'.lltt_ij/t'.it.

Rural Lyceum 'I'ltt'tttrt'. lit/inltureli Mon 2—Sat 7 Jun. 7.45pm.

l’uts/t'y .‘iI'M ('t'tttrt' Sun 8 Jun. 8pm.

Do You Wanna . . . Talk About It? Buddie Magic Theatre Company present ati original piece in which two social workers attempt to understand the problems of four diverse patients. Port of .llttvti'st.

l’t'ttrt't' Institute. (i/ttseoii' Thurs h’ll-‘ri 9 May. 7.30pm.

I)’i.\’/ttt/7/ttt'/t Rent/UNIV //tt//. (I/tlseuii' Sat 10 May. 7.30pm.

A Greater Tomorrow In the year oi” the both anniversary of the battle of Jarama. Dundee Rep‘s touring company presents Hector MacMillan's new play with music. which conveys the strength of feeling that drove so many Scots men and women to play a heroic part in one of the bloodiest battles ol‘ recent history. Call 01383 227 68-1 for more details.


War ryhmes: Kevin Brock and Cathal Quinn as the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen in Mull Theatre's production of Not About Heroes on tour at Mayfest

King's T/It’tlll't’, (i/usgoir l’ntil Sat 3 May. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm.

King's T/lt’tlllt‘. lit/iti/mtfielt Wed 7 --Sat ll) May. 7.30pm: Thurs & Sat mat 2.30pm. The Hands Of Time The Carmylites. who describe themselves as ‘a group of over-ripe girls”. present a sell-penned 'comedy gem". set at Number 2‘) (‘lyde Street during wartime and peacetime. atid touring the City Wide circuit. l’tt/‘t of .llttvtt'st.

()4 Rt't/ Rural. Spring/turn. (i/tisgoii- Wed 7 May. 7.30pm.

()r/it's'tott ('u/tip/tér. (i/us‘eoii' Tue 13 May. 7.30pm.

Duluturttm IV Community Centre. (Ilasgutriittlt'S IS/l-‘ri In May. 3pm. lily/tn/t/ot'lt Rt'stt/t'ttts l/tt/l. (t/(HL’HH' Mon 15’ May. 7.30pm.

A Life In The Day Of . .. Big Btihha Theatre Company tours the City Wide circuit with a black comedy by Tam Murphy. exploring the difficult relation- ship between a tenant and his heay y- metal-obsessed landlord Part of .lluvtt'it. Ixit'lr/it'lt/ (’t'tttrt', (ilttxgoii' Fri 2 May. 7.30pm.

/)('(ll'('(' Institute, (i/tis'gow Tue (i/Wed 7 May. 7.30pm.

Not About Heroes The friendship between World War I poets Will't'cd Owen and Siegl‘ried Sassoon who met iii lidinburgh while recuperating from war injuries v is explored in Scottish actor Stephen MacDonald's play. presented on a short tour ol‘ the City Wide venues by Mull Theatre. Call 01688 400 377 for details. Part of .llttij/t'.\'t.

BIKINI/duel! Rt‘A‘lt/t'ltlx Hit/l. (i/tls‘yttlt' Wed H May. lpm.

.\'ul't/t (i/ttyeitii‘ (iii/lt'et'. (i/ttygmr Thurs l5 May. lpm.

But/lull Pie-5 ('o/itntu/tttv lz't/ttt'tttt'o/t ('t'tttrt'. (i/ttseow liri In May. lpm. ('ttst/t'iiii/k iitlll/l (‘ri/iip/t'r. Glasgow Sat l7 May. 2pm.

Peter Pan To celebrate their 30th birthday. TAU present a new adaptation by Stuart Paterson ol' lM. Barrie's classic play about how a little boy who won‘t grow tip uses his magic powers to save his t'riends from Captain Hook and his band of pirates. For seven-year-olds

Earflaps of a clown: Slava Polunin and his henchman Angelo De Castro in the enchanting Snowshow, at Mayfest and on tour