935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.
L'Elisir D'Amore Fri 23. Mon 26. Wed 28 84 Fri 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£7.50). See Classical & Opera listings. page 65. Delirious CANCELLED.
Chloe Poems Is Kinky Sat 3I ()ct & Sun I Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). The drag ‘gingham diva‘ reads outrageous poems that straddle the wasteland between stand-up and theatre. Part ()fG/(Is‘gtlvl
Small Domestic Acts Mon 2 &.Tue 3 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). St Louis writer/director Joan Lipkin‘s alternative lifestyle comedy of two couples. one male/female and the other female/female. who meet and unexpectedly affect each other. Part ofG/usgttv.’
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
()ld Coach Road. East Mains. East Kilbride. 0l3552 6l000. [Access: R. Facilities: H]
September In The Rain Fri 23—Sun 25 ()ct. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). A play by John Godbei' (of Hull Truck Theatre Company) performed by the ACOT Theatre Company.
GLASGOW UNIVERSITY CLOISTERS University Avenue.
Macbeth Tue 27—Sat 31 ()ct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Tickets available on the door only. Live music and ‘dynamic design' accompany this student production of Shakespeare‘s Scottish tragedy. staged within the university’s gothic main building.
(£2). See Touring and New Shows. page
Sell Out Tue 27 & Wed 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Touring and New Shows. page 68. »
Cooking With Elvis Fri 30 & Sat 3| ()ct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2).
First stage production of an award- winning radio play by Lee Hall about food. fate. sex and Elvis. See New Shows. page 70.
l2l Renfield Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA] Sheena Is A Punk Rocker Wed 28 Oct—Sat 7 Nov, Mon-Fri 7.30pm; Sat 6.30pm & 9pm. £8.50—£ll (conc available). Sheena transforms herself from a Laura Ashley girl into a punk rocker in this musical comedy following a small band of punk rockers through Glasgow. The soundtrack is suitably full of classics from the late 70s.
98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. (Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]
Edward II Fri 30 Oct-Sat I4 Nov. 7.30pm. £5—£7 (concessions available). The Strathclyde Theatre Group's production of Christopher Marlowe‘s historical tragedy. based on the life of the gay king of England. sets it in the context of gang warfare in underground club culture. Part Qf'G/rtsguv.’
Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. ’IT. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Jesus Christ Superstar Until Sat 7 Nov. 730an Wed mat 2.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £6—£23.50 (cone available). The early Rice/Lloyd Webber musical is back in a well staged new production. with Lee Rhodes as Jesus and Ben Goddard as Judas.
PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE
New Street. Paisley. 887 10l0. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Twelfth Night Sat 24 ()ct. 7.30pm. £6
100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
The Europeans Tue 27—Fri 30 Oct. 7.l5pm. £5 (£3). Howard Barker's typically dense satire on politics and passion. Katrin. a maimed survivor of the Siege of Vienna shuns the official ideology of order and reconciliation in a passionate attempt at self-definition.
Hope Street. 332 9000. TT. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]
Tristan Und Isolde Thu 22. Tue 27. Sat 31 Oct. 5pm & Sat 7 Nov. 2pm. See Classical & Opera Listings page 65.
Dalibor Sat 24. Thu 29 Oct & Wed 4 Nov. 7.15pm. See Classical & Opera Listings page 65.
The Magic Flute Tue 3 & Thu 5 Nov. 7.15pm. See Classical & Opera Listings page 65.
PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE
New Street. Paisley. 887 IOIO. (Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
LoveBites Fri 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Three characters ride the emotional journey to find a relationship at any cost. in this latest show by Scottish contemporary dance outfit The X Factor.
54 George Street. 220 4348. Ticketline: 220 4349.
The Celebrated Jumping Frog Wildman Room. Thu 5-Sat 7 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). In this devised performance. Edward Phillips plays American author Mark Twain. in a show of comical adventures. tall stories and wisecracks from the Wild West ofAmerica. Part of A ssemblv A live!
Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. T'I”. Help: AA]
Cuba Thu 22—Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The Brunton Youth Theatre present this play about the Cuban Missile Crisis. focusing on the children who were affected as well as the adults.
CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. Tickets: 220 4349. or from Usher Hall. Queen‘s Hall. Assembly Rooms. King‘s Theatre or J. & A. Cruikshank. Morningside Road.
The Anniversary Thu 22—Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£4.50 for groups of ten or more). Edinburgh People's Theatre returns with Bill Macllwraith's fatnin drama. Tragedy results from the clingy behaviour of an over-possessive mother. The company won a Fn'nge First at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year.
The Crucible Arthur Miller’s grippin witch-hunt drama, set in Puritan New England in the 17th century. Directed for The Touring Consortium by Kenny Ireland. See preview, page 67. Edinburgh: King’s Theatre, Tue 3—Sat 7 Nov.
The Collector John Fowles's sinister tale about a warped clerk who wins the Lottery and abducts a young art student. See New Shows, page 68. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum Theatre, Fri 30 Oct—Sat 27 Nov.
Heritage Nicola McCartney’s latest play is a moving account of a young couple in 1914 Canada whose roots in Northern Ireland drag them towards conflict. Edinburgh: Traverse Theatre, until Sat 24 Oct.
The Homecoming See preview, page 67. Pinter's classic drama centres on a family reunion that brings a woman into a patriarchal setting. Directed by Philip Prowse for the Citizens’ company. Citizens' Theatre main house, Fri 30 Oct—Sat 74 Nov.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare's popular marriage comedy gets the dreamy treatment from Oxford Stage Company. See New Shows, page 69. Stirling: MacRobert Arts Centre.
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