Drama is listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Tourin shows are listed at the end of e drama section. Dance is listed after

drama. Shows will be listed. provided

that details reach our offices at least

ten days before publication. Drama & is


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. 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 = 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 l0.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0l4l 227 55| l. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

tings compiled by Claire



Midland Street. 221 4001. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W5. C. G. Help: A. AA]

l ticked A Slag’s Deodorant Until Sat 25 Oct. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Andy Arnold directs the Arches Theatre Company in the Scottish premiere of this highly physical new play from Jim Cartwright (Road) about the relationship between a crack-addicted prostitute and the

vulnerable. broken lover she meets on the

streets. Worth seeing for the name of the show alone. See review. page 6!

Soldier On A Monday Tue 28 Oct—Sat 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Complete Production returns with its Fringe hit celebrating gay love and sexuality in the

face of HIV and homophobia. See New Shows. page 58 Part of Waiting For

0103 ay!

Shir ey Valentine Tue 4—Sat 8 Nov. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). The housewives’ favourite enjoys another outing as Shirley escapes domesticity and skips off to Greece in search of adventure. Willie Russell's modern classic. presented by Luckenbooth Theatre Company.


Gorbals. 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA] Closed Sun & Mon.

The Citizen‘s Theatre is closed for major Lottery-funded building work. The resident company‘s next production will be Roald Dahl's The B.FIG.. opening on Tue 25 Nov.


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

Broken Glass Until Sat 25 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£4). Arthur Miller‘s most recent play places the breakdown of a Jewish marriage in l940s New York against the backdrop of the growing persecution of the Jewish population in Germany. Company Tue 28 Oct—Sat 1 Nov. 8pm. £7 (£4). This. the Scottish premiere of Stephen Sondheim‘s recently revised musical boasting a score widely regarded as Sondheim at his peak is a Manhattan comedy of manners which explores the darker ambiguities of relationships in ‘A City of Strangers'. Jeremy Hardy Sun 2 Nov. 8pm. £10. See Comedy.

Barbra And Shirley Wed 5—Sai 8 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). Back for another visit. Stuart Thomas’ fine comedy sees the pairing of harassed mother of three and a bus driver. both of whom don altogether different identities to perform in a tacky nightclub.


Old Coach Road. East Mains. East Kilbride. 013552 6l000. [Access: R. Facilities: H].

Waiting Tue 4 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). Locally based Up-Front Theatre Company presents a show about the

problems which arise between a couple who decide to move in together. D.A.R.E. Thu 6 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Touring and review. page 6].

Jim McSharry cleans his nostrils in D.A.R.E. Tramway Glasgow until Sat 25 Oct.

GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Assembly Rooms. 168 Renfrew Street. 332 0691. Ticketline: 287 551 l. Oppression Of The Innocent Tue 28 ()ct. 7pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

KING'S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link

details above. [Access: PPA. 1.. Facilities:

WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Annie Until Sat 25 ()ct. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£l5. Orange curly wigs and squeaky voices alioy. as the Apollo Players put on the immortal fatnin musical about the wee orphan with the fabulous talent for song and dance. Brigadoon Mon 27 Oct—Sat 1 Nov. 7.30pm: Sat tnat 2.30pm. £6—£l2.


East Kilbride Arts Centre Thu 6 Nov

Glasgow Light Operatic Club return to the King's stage with a truly Scottish rendition of the Broadway hit musical brutally savaged in the 1954 Gene Kelly film version. Expect to be treated to authenticity as they whisk you through I” Go Home With Bonnie Jean'. ‘The Heather On The Hill' and lots more. Crazy For You Thu 6—Sat 15 Nov. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£l4. More classic numbers than you care to recall. as amateur theatre group the Pantheon Club presents this musical comedy. loosely based on the Gershwins' Girl Crazy. about stage-struck and love-struck would-be dancer Bobby Child.


New Street. Paisley. 887 l()|(). [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

The Importance Of Being Earnest Sat 25 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Innovative physical theatre company Kaos present

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