THEATRE listings

DRAMA & DANCE continued


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

D.A.R.E Edinburgh‘s Theatre Workshop company presents this highly politiciscd piece of theatre following a group of radical disabled activists in a struggle to establish their rights. The play came out of a disabled theatre development project and is a collaboration between Theatre Workshop director Robert Rae and leading disabled activist. actor. writer and director Nabil Shaban. Call Theatre Workshop on 0131 226 5425 for details. Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh Wed lS-Tue 21 Oct. 8pm.

Tramway. Glasgow Thu 23-Sat 25 Oct. 8pm.

East K illiride Arts Centre Thu 6 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£3).

Daylight Robbery Edinburgh-based Cat A Theatre Company’s latest piece of issue-driven theatre a cross-cultural tale ofa robbery in a-Glasgow-Asian corner shop that tests the spirit of its owner returns after its premiere at this year‘s Fringe. For more information call Cat A Theatre Company on 0131 558 8650. Cottier Theatre. Glasgow Wed lS—Sun 19 Oct. 8pm.

Theatre Workshop, Glasgow Thu 30 Oct—Sat 1 Nov. 8pm; Sat mat 3pm. Death And The Maiden Rapture Theatre Company revive their production ofAriel Dorfman's tense human rights thriller set in an unamed Latin American country at the end of a long dictatorship. Contact venue for details.

Cottier Theatre, Glasgow Until Sat 11 Oct. 8pm.

The Gun Not to be outdone by the removal of its funding by the Scottish Arts Council (see Agenda. page 4)

Daring to be different: Theatre Workshop company in D.A.R.E.

Glasgow-based company Wildcat returns with a revival of its 90s urban musical. Played out against a backdrop of funk. hip hop. R&B. ambient and blues with a cast of young Scottish performers. it tells the story of Sando and Lees. of love. alcopops. murder and crosswords. For more information call Wildcat on 014] 420 3l51.

Cumbernauld Theatre Until Sat l l ()ct. 7.45pm.

Paisley Town Hall Thu [6 ()ct. 7.30pm.

Greenoek Arts Guild Tue 28 Oct. 7.30an

St Bride 3‘ Centre. Edinburgh Thu 30 & Fri 31 Oct. 7.30pm.

White/tall Civic Centre. Hamilton Mon 3 Nov. 7.30pm.



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Albert Halls. Stirling Tue 4 Nov. 8pm. ('anilmslang Institute. Glasgow Fri 7 Nov. 7.30pm.

('ottier Theatre. G/asgowTue ll—Sun 16 Nov. 7.30pm; mats Wed 12 8: Thu 13 Nov. lpm.

Village Theatre. Iz'ast K illiride Wed 19 & Thu 20 Nov. 7.30pm.

The Hanging Tree Scottish-based playwright Nicola McCartney and her company l.ook()ut Theatre take a Wild West style showdown between goodies and buddies. and transpose it with sharp satire to a small housing estate in Central Scotland. where the residents are struggling to keep morale buoyant in the face of a wave ofcrime and gang- terrorism. For more information. call l.ook()ut Theatre on 0141 332 8841. l’aislev Arts ('entre Until Fri 10 ()ct. 7.30pm.

Tron Theatre. Glasgow Mon l3—Sun l‘) ()ct. 8pm.

Macbeth Shakespeare modernisers theatre babel return with their pared- down but intense version of the bands Scottish tragedy. For more information call theatre babel on (ll-1| 226 8806. (‘uni/ier/uiuh/ Theatre Mon 3—Wed 5 Nov. 7.45pm.

Paisley Arts (‘entre Thu 6 84 Fri 7 Nov. 7.30pm.

.l'lat'Roliert Arts ('entre. Stirling Tue l l & Wed 12 Nov. 7.30pm.

Aether/row .‘ll'H ('entre. IL‘i/i/i/niigh Thu 20—Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm.

The Suicide Leading Scottish company (‘omniunicado make lively work of this satirical Soviet masterpiece by Nikolai Frdman. banned by Stalin in 1932 for its counter-revolutionary tale of an unemployed man weighed down by the tedium of his life. For more information call Communicado on (H 3| 624 4040. Trill! Tl!(’(lll'(’. (ilits‘gim‘ Until Sun I: OH. 8pm.

Motherwell Theatre Tue 14 Oct. 7.30pm. Think No Evil Of Us: My Life With Kenneth Williams David Benson is Kenneth Williams in this hit one-man show delving deep into the personality of the tragi-comic camp actor. while at the same time recounting his own bizarre story ofthe life-long fascination with Williams that led him to create the show. Call venues for details.

MaeRohert Arts Centre. Stirling Thu 16 ()ct. 7.30pm.

Theatre Royal. Glasgow Wed 12 Nov. 7.15pm.

27 Fecund Theatre returns to Scotland with its latest piece. written and directed by John Keates. Co-commissioned by Tramway. this award-winning Edinburgh Fringe success expertly integrates physical theatre with multi-media techniques. to explore the first 27 years of a young man‘s life including a headlong journey into drug-fuelled excess in an overwhelming. all- consuming performance style. Call venues for details.

Tramway. Glasgow Until Sat 1 1 ()ct. 8pm.

Wallace 8: Gromit In A Grand Day Out Nick Park's triple Oscar-winning creations make their stage debut with a little help from writer and director Andrew Dawson (creator of 'l’huiulerhinls MB). Hard to imagine how Park's sophisticated animations will translate to a person dressed up ill a Gromit suit. but with Dawson at the controls it's worth going along to find out. Also starring The Penguin. Shaun The Sheep and Wendelone. Call venues for details.

King 3' Theatre. Edinburgh Sat 1 1 ()ct. Tue—Sat 7.30pm: Wed 8; Sat mat 2.30pm. Theatre Royal. Glasgow Tue l-l—Fri l7

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