THEATRE drama & dance



Grindlay Street. 229 9697. TI". [Accessz P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. T] Help: A. AA] Closed Suns.

The Glass Menagerie Until Sat 7 Feb. 7.45pm; Sat 24. Wed 28. Sat 31 Jan & Sat 7 Feb mats 2.30pm. £ l—£15. Tennessee Williams‘s modern American classic is the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company‘s opening shout for the new season. Directed by Shared Experience’s Polly Teale. who comes fresh from directing and adapting Jane [Eyre at London‘s Young Vic. Williams‘s haunting memory play stars Lois Baxter. Monica Dolan. Alec Newman and Matthew Pidgeon. See review. page 69.

THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. [Access:

PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C.

Help: AA] An Actress Prepares Mon 2—Sat 7 Feb. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Touring.


Cambridge Street. 228 1404. TT.

[Access2 L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Closed Mons.

Skunk Hour Wed 28 Jan. 7.30pm. £1.

This first play from Glasgow~based

young wn'ter Robert Fraser a

claustrophobic. pitch—black comedy is iven a erformed reading.

suiet Flight In Thu 29 Jan—Sun l Feb.

8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Touring.



Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 225 5525. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G]

Northern Ballet Theatre Sun 25 J an. Venue: Theatre School of Dance and

Drama. 120 St Stephen Street. 8—12-year-

olds' workshop: 10-1 1.30am £4; 12-- 16- year-olds' workshop: noon—- 1 .30pm £5: 16-year-olds and over with at least two years' dance training workshop: 2.30—4.30pm £6 (£4). Learn some of the dramatic choreography seen in Northern Ballet Theatre‘s award winning production of Romeo And Juliet. which opens at the Festival Theatre on Tue 27 Jan.

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

Romeo And Juliet Tue 27—Sat 31 Ian. 7.30pm; Thu 29 & Sat 31 Jan mats 2pm & 2.30pm. £4.50—£27.50 (£25.50). Northern Ballet Theatre returns with its temperature-raising interpretation of Shakespeare‘s tale of the star-crossed

lovers. Should go down a treat with those

love-struck by the recent film version. Denis Malinkine. last seen sinking his fangs into the lead role of NBT‘s acclaimed Dracula. stars as lover-boy. See Frontlines. page 4.


MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. [Access: P. PPA. I.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G]

Antigone Thu 5 Feb. 7.45pm. £6 (£4). The Actors of Dionysus celebrate their fifth birthday with a seductive production of Sophocles‘ quintessential Greek tragedy.


This section lists all future dates in the Central Belt of shows that are on TOUT.

Albertine, In Five Times Clyde Unity Theatre present a Scots translation of French Canadian playwright Michael Tremblay's all—female play. In this spiritual work. 70—year-old Albertine. resident in a nursing home. is joined by her four younger selves as she struggles to find some lasting peace. Call Clyde Unity Theatre on 0141 353 0905 for details.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow Thu 5— Sat 14 Feb (not Mon 9). 8pm.

Gaietv Theatre. Alvr Mon 16 & Tue 17 Feb. 7.30pm.

Greenoek Arts Centre Wed 18 & Thu 19 Feb. 7.30pm.

Bran/on Theatre, Mussel/nugh Fri 20 & Sat 21 Feb. 7.30pm.

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Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh Tue 24 & Sat 28 Feb. 7.30pm.

An Actress Prepares Wildcat Stage Productions present this one-woman comedy starring Juliet Cadzow. Recovering from the opening week of The Prime ()fMiss Jean Brodie. in which she plays the title role. an actress awaits the reviews and thinks back on her life in the theatre. Will she make the matinee performance? Call Wildcat on 0141 420 31(il for details.

Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh Mon 2—Sat 7 Feb. 8pm.

[fast K i/hride Arts Centre Fri 20 Feb. 8pm.

Wester Hui/es Education Centre Mon 23 Feb. 8pm.

Craigtnillar Arts Centre Tue 24 Feb. 7.30pm.

Muir/louse Festival Activities Centre Wed 25 Feb. 7.30pm.

HarhoarAr/s Centre, Irvine Sat 28 Feb. 7.45pm.

Borderline Theatre. Ayr Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm.

'lo/hooth Theatre. Stirling Sat 14 Mar. 8pm.

Cottier Theatre. (i/as‘gow Tue 24--Sun 29 Mar. 8pm.

Quiet Night In Glasgow-based company KtC presents the finished version of hot Scot David Harrower's devised theatre and video performance. Developed in three phases over two

Git part players: Greg Hemphill. Paul Riley and Ford Kiernan in Still Game, on tour throughout Scotland

years. the play tells a claustrophobic tale of a man returning home following a long trip abroad to find mail and telephone messages piled up and his past closing in on him. Call KtC on 0141 333 1457 for details.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow Until Sat 24 Ian. 8pm.

TI'tIl't’I'St‘ Theatre. Ifdinlnugh Thu 29—Sun 1 Feb. 8pm.

Still Game Gross out with the three randy old gits from BBC2‘s Pulp l’ideo. as they reminisce about family. sex and TV wildlife shows in Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's geriatric comedy. Performed by Kiernan. Hemphill and Paul Riley. the show is directed by Alan de Pelette. and was a popular and critical hit at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last August. Call the Gilded Balloon on 013| 226 6550 for details.

Bran/on Theatre. Musw/lmrgh Thu 22 8: Fri 23 Jan. 7.30pm.

[fast Killiride Arts Centre Sat 24 Jan. 8pm.

[xi/lurk Memorial Hall Fri 30 Jan. 7.30pm.

(iaietv Theatre. Avr Sat 31 Jan. 8pm. I’aislev Arts Centre Thu 3 & Wed 4 Feb. 7.30pm.

'Io/hooth 'I'heatre, Stirling Thu 5 & Fri 6 Feb. 8pm.

Clan/ternauld Theatre Fri 20 & Sat 21 Feb. 7.45pm.

Mot/terwell Theatre Tue 3 Mar. 8pm.

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