Drama is listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed at the end of the drama section. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Touring shows are listed at the end of the drama at dance section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama & dance listings compiled by Peter Ross.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = level Access. R = Rampcd Access. ST = Steps to negOtiate.
Facilities: we = Adapted Toiletts), ws = Wheelchair Spaces, AS : Adjacent Seats. H = Induction Loop System, IR = Infra Red 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 Ol4l 227 55] 1. Sunday opening is noonu5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.
'I'T indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Glasgow. 014i 287 5910; most branches of WH, Smith. John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline. 0l71 240 8800.
' GLASGOW DRAMA
Midland Street. 221 ~100l. [Accessz L. Facilities: WC. W3. C. G. Help: A. AA] Boss Grady's Boys Tue lO-Sal l4 & Tue l7—Sat 21 Mar ‘o’pm. 1305002350).
See preview. page 61 and Touring. Mary Stuart Wed l8—Fri 20 Mar. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Award winning Italian playwright Dacia Maraini takes the incarceration of Mary. Queen of Scots by Elizabeth I as the setting through which to explore various states of imprisonment including physical. mental and political. See New Shows. page 61
JAMES ARHOTT THEATRE
Gilmorehill Centre. 9 University Avenue. Tickets: 287 5511.
An Opera For Terezin Mon l6—Sun 22 Mar. Mon—Sat. 7pm. £4 (£2); Sun 2pm. £10 (incl. light supper). A workshop production of the misleadingly titled play by French Jewish writer Liliane Atlan. Translated by Edinburgh-based playwright John Clifford. this epic show is performed and directed by students of Glasgow University‘s Department of Theatre. Film and Television Studies. Like all Atlan’s work. it centres on the Holocaust: in this case it’s set three million years in the future. See New Shows. page 63
_ The men's room: Jay Manley. Stephen Scott and Henry Ian Cusick in The Dying Gaul
36 Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475. Famous For Their Cheek Until Sun 8 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Counterfeiters — a new theatre group of ‘manic post structuralist gangsters' who are reluctant to perform in established theatre spaces — stages the Scottish premiere of Jean Genet‘s play about a group of villains who have taken an heiress hostage and are under seige by the police.
BARRHEAD SPORTS CENTRE
Main Street. Barrhead. Tickets: 227 5511.
Romeo And Juliet Until Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £6.50—£15. Given a populist shot in the arm by Baz Luhrmann's post- MTV movie. Romeo And Julie: is pretty hip at the moment. This Royal Shakespeare Company production should certainly be lavish. and promises to cut straight to the sex and death meat. Ray Fearon and Zoe Waites are the star- crossed lovers.
Gorbals. 429 0022. TT [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA] Closed Sun/Mon.
Krapp's Last Tape Until Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Samuel Beckett‘s classic monologue about a decrepit old man reliving happier days of his life via taped reminiscences. Artistic director Giles Havergal stars. while Jon Pope designs. Macbeth Until Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). The Citizens' Company performs Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of witchcraft. equivocation and murder. directed by Robert David MacDonald. Quartet Until Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Heiner Muller’s play transports Valrnont and Merteuil - the principal characters from Les Liaisons Dorlgereuses — to a st-atomic future. In The Solitude The Cotton Fields Stalls Studio. Wed 18 Mar—Sat ll Apr. (Free preview. Tue 17 Mar). 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Koltes's play draws The Client to the Dealer in the twilight. Will one say what he has to sell? Can the other tell him
at the Citizens' Theatre
what he wants? Negotiation begins. and with it a kind of power. In the tension between desire and consummation. Koltes shows that the deﬁning relationship of late 20th century society is perhaps that between buyer and seller. Philip Prowse designs and directs.
The Dying Gaul Circle Studio. Thu 19 Mar—Sat 11 Apr. (Free preview, Wed l8 Mar). 7.30pm. £8 (£2). The world premiere of an outspoken new play by Craig Lucas. one of America‘s most controversial playwrights and screen- writers. dealing with the aftenllath of AIDS. A Buddhist and a hedonist collide in LA. and the result is an exploration of the metamorphic possibilities of intemet chat rooms. See preview. page 61.
The Millionairess Main house. Fri 20 Mar—Sat ll Apr. (Free preview. Thu l9 Mar). 7.30pm. £8 (£2). After the success of last year's production of Wl'dowers' Houses. Giles Havergal directs another rarely performed play by Bernard Shaw. which also explores the iniquities of capitalism. To be previewed next issue.
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