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Drama is listed by city. then alpha- betically by venue. Touring shows are listed a Rhabetically by title at the end of t e 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 Ellie Carr.


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

Facil ties: 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.

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. W5. C. G. Help: A. AA] Bruce's Big Night In Mon 2 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). Top Scottish comic Bruce Morton comperes the monthly cabaret- style night at which audiences get to preview excerpts from shows about to open in Glasgow. Expect a mixture of everything from comedy to opera and beyond.


350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. 1... ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Looking At Far East Sat 31 May/Sun 1 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£3). Japanese duo Op Ekleket make their second visit to the UK with a show that presents their country‘s customs as seen through the eyes of a Westerner. Slapstick. kabuki. cabaret and

mime combine with tea ceremonies. hamburgers and strange gadgets to create a show that's full of surprises.

Gekidan Kaitaisha Sat 7/Sun 8 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£3). The second of two Japanese performances at the CCA comes from this Tokyo-based company. whose name translates as ‘Theatre Of Destruction‘. Utilising music. dance. film and installation. the show portrays a barren region inhabited by those alienated by Japanese society.


Gorbals. 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]. The Citizens‘ Theatre is closed for major. Lottery-funded building work. The resident company‘s next production will be a Christmas show. opening Tue 25 Nov.

The lights are on. but who's at home? The terrifying effects of Alzheimer's disease on its victims and their families is explored

in Mind The . . . Gap's touring show. Change Of Mind, at Paisley Arts Centre


935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

Mae Until Sat 31 May. 8pm. £6 (£4). A new play by Ayshe Rair. presented by Home Is Where The Art Is. which takes us behind the scenes and film sets to find Mae West. the daughter. sister and lover. Barbra And Shirley Mon 2/Tue 3 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

Opera Gala Sun 8 Jun. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). See Classical & Opera listings. Dreaming Thurs l2—Sat 14 Jun. 7.30pm; Thurs mat 1.30pm. £6 (£3). MSD youth theatre with their take on Shakespeare’s Micls‘rmmwr Ni git! ’5‘ Dream.

GREENOCK ARTS GUILD Campbell Street. Greenock. 01475


Weekend Breaks Mon 9 Jun. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£5). See Touring and New Shows. page 63.


Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers Tue lO—Sat 21 Jun. Mon—Sat 7.30pm; Wed mat 2.30pm; Sat mat 3pm; extra mat Thurs 12 Jun 12.30pm. £5.50-£19.50 (cones available). New production of the classic MGM musical about seven hillbilly boys who set up to marry seven hilbilly girls. All of them do a lot of swirling. birling. and singing. in plaid shirts and gingham skirts. See New Shows. page 63.

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