drama &

dance listings

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-Arranged. I. = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to neL‘otiate.

Facilities: we = Adapted Toilet(s). ws = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent .Seats. H = Induction Loop System. C = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = 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 0l4l 227 55l l. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket I.ink box office can sell tickets for other venues.



Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: I.. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA]. Speed-The-Plow Until Sat 24 May (not Mon 19). 8pm. £6 (£4). Acerbic American playwright David Mamet is on form. with gags a-plenty and sparkling dialogue. in this hugely entertaining show about a couple of would-be movie- rnakers. l’urr of ditty/est.

Saudade Until Sun IS .May. 7pm. £6

(£4). See Touring. Part a 'Mcrvfest.

My Piece Of Foreign S y Until Sun I8 May. 8.15pm. £6 (£4). Set in a mining community in Ayrshire. this touching tale by Lara Jane Bunting examines the reality of redundancy as two young lovebirds have a spanner thrown in the works of their future plans. Part of Mayflast.

What The Butler Saw Tue 20—Sat 24 May. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Touring and New Shows. page59.

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Caligula Fri l6/Sat 17 May. 8pm. £5 (£2). Physical theatre company The Kaos flex their muscles to present a taut. relentlesst energetic working of the notorious Roman Emperor's reign. See Mayfest preview. page 2 l. Purl of Mayfest.

On Your Nerve: A Wake For Frank O'Hara Wed 21fThurs 22 May. 8pm. £5

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(£2). A performance in celebration of the gay pop-culture poet who emerged on New York‘s avant-grade scene in the 50s. but died in a freak accident on the city‘s offshore gay resort Fire Island in I966. This presentation has been specially scripted by poet and television producer Donny ()‘Rourke. novelist and journalist W.N. Herbert and David Kinloch. and editor. writer and lecturer in French studies.


Gorbals. 42‘) 0022. Access: I.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. II. C. C. Help: AA] Closed Sun/Mon.

Whisky Galore Until Sat I7 May. Spin. £7.50 (£2.50). Fifty years after Sandy MacKendrick‘s famous film. Mull Theatre present this classic comedy of the Hebridean island of 'I‘odday. in the style of a 40s BBC Radio production.

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About The Dreams, Wings And Hurricane Dog Fri I6 May. (rpm/8pm. £7.50 (£2.50). From the Slovak Republic.

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Past glories: Jennifer Black and David Hargreaves recall Russia’s good old, bad old days in Lavochkin - S, at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow

The Theatre Association perform the UK premier of this play set in a little village in the backwoods of Slovakia. where two men whose secret loves have gone away dream about what might have been. See Mayfest preview. page 21. Part of Mtiyfl'.s't.

Tosca Sat l7/Mon I9/Wed 2 I/Thurs 23 May. 7.30pm. £ l0 (cones available). See Classical & ()pera listings. Part of May/ext.

Song At Sunset Tue 20/Thurs 22/Sat 24 May. 8pm; Sat mat 5pm. £7.50 (£2.50). A one-man show presenting an insight into the inllrrences and preoccupations of the outspoken Irish playwright Sean ()‘Casey. Created by Sean's daughter Shivaun. it pieces together his works and personal letters with recordings made during the last years of his life. See Mayfest preview. page 2 I. Part of Mayfest.

Perineum Intact-a And Plummeting Libido Tue 20-Ser 24 May. 8pm. £7.50 (£2.50). See Touring. Part ({f'rl1rrvjfi'.vi.


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

Sex, Chips And Ouzo Until Sun l8 May. 8pm. £6 (£4). Final dates for the revival of Kathleen Ruddy's touring comedy. Presented by her own Rubber liar Productions company. the show is set in the wonderfully tacky Cyprus of the 70s. where two good-time gals encounter a couple of stritably sleazy pick-up merchants. Recommended. Part of .lltrvfi'st.

Opera Showcase Mon lO/Wett 2! May. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Classical S; ()pera listings. l’ur! (r/fllltrvfi'st.

lnqurry Tue 20 May. l().3()prn. £5 (£3). David Patrl Jones continues his work as a

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May Night In Moscow Tue 20 May. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Classical & ()pera




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