Drama is listed by city, then alpha- betically by venue. Touring shows are listed at the end of the drama section. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Touring shows are list- ed at the end of the drama 8r dance section. Shows will be listed, provid- ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama 8r dance listings compiled by Peter Ross.


Access: P 2 Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = Level ACCess. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). 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 ill person or until ‘)pm by phone on 0141 287 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues. THEATRE TOKENS

'l'l' indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Glasgow. ()141 287 5910; most branches of W.H. Smith. John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline. ()171 240 8800.



Midland Street. 221 4001. [Access: L. Facilities? WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA] Zero Until Sat 30 May. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Youthful and self-revelatory physical theatre from Frantic Assembly. With a soundtrack front Andy Clayton of Escape. Hacienda and Republica. Zero

concludes the Generation trilogy which began with 1995‘s Klub and 1996‘s Flesh.

Oedipus Complex Tue 2—Sat 6 Jun. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). fActional theatre presents a contemporary take on the ancient tragedies of Sophocles and Aeschlyus. in which three generations are ravaged by jealousy. warfare and incest. See New Shows. age 58.

Someone Who'l Watch Over Me Tue ‘)—Sat 13 Jun. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). l‘rank McGuiness‘s play is based on the experience of former hostages Brian Keenan and John McCarthy. The work features live music from The Macguires. See New Shows. page 5‘).


John Street. Bellshill. 01698 267515. Little Victories Sat 6 Jun. 2pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Kids listings and review. page 81 and Touring.


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

Neil Sparkes 8r Saul Williams Fri 2‘)

Real life or fantasy? Amsterdam's Toneelgroep in Buff at the Tron Theatre. Glasgow

May. ‘).30pm. £6. Performance poetry from Transglobal Underground vocalist Neil Sparkes. and Saul Williams. who has shared the stage with The Last Poets. The Fugees and The Jungle Brothers among others.


Gorbals. 42‘) 0022. 'l'T [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA| Closed Sun/Mon.

Passing Places Main House. Until Sat 30 May. 8pm. £8 (£4). A tale of rites of passage on the road presented by Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre Company. Brian and Alex leave Motherwell for Thurso with a nicked surfboard and a Lada on its last legs. Ptlrsued by Alex's crazy ex-boss. they travel the West of Scotland and journey through identity and language. Stephen Greenhorn‘s Passing Places. which was a sell-out success at the Traverse in 1997. has a live soundtrack by Mick Slaven from The Leopards.

The Buslter Circle Studio. Until Sat 30 May. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3). Theatre In Action performs an updated version of

l the play by Booker Prize-winner James


Kelman. l-‘eaturing live music. the play explores three people struggling to

survive on the streets and asks whether music is a tool. a luxury or a necessity.


‘)35 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Fri 2‘) & Sat 30 May. 8pm. £6 (£4). Thu 28 May. Gala night for Breast Cancer Awareness. 8pm. £10. Edward Albee's play made famous by the film starring Taylor and Burton is performed by ()ver The Rainbow.



Gulliver's Travels Thu 28 & Fri 2‘) May. 1.30pm 8; 7pm; Sat 30 & Sun 31 May. 2.30pm & 7pm. £6 (£4). See Kids listings. page 81 and Touring.

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