Drama is listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Touring shows are listed at the end of the drama 8t dance section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama 8. dance listings compiled by Simone Baird.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to ne otiate.

Facil ies: 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. Candleliggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on CM] 287 55l 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.


TT indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Glasgow. 014l 287 5910; most branches of W.H. Smith. John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline. 0l7l 240 8800.



209 Bath Street. 332 3507.

Sondheim Tonight Thu 26—Sat 28 Nov. 7.30pm. £6. The Pantheon Club presents this musical celebration of the work of Stephen Sondheim. featuring many of his best-known songs.

Brecht is best: The Life Of Edward The

Second Of England at the James Arnott Theatre


30 Midland Street. 221 4001. [Access L. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA] Under Milk Wood Until Sat 28 Nov. 7.30pm (not Sun. Mon or Thu 26). £6.50 (£3.50). Penned by Dylan Thomas and directed by Andy Arnold. this surreal and erotic tale covers a day in the life of a small Welsh town. Presented by the Arches Theatre Company. See review. page 1"???

The Birds Tue 24 & Wed 25 Nov.

7.30pm; mat Wed 2.30pm. £5/£7 (£3/£4).

RSAMD presents the famous ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes. updated

by Guy Hollands and performed by third—

year Dramatic Studies students. Lysistrata Fri 27 & Sat 28 Nov. 7.30pm; mat Sat 2pm. £5/£7 (£3/£4). The RSAMD presents another comedy by Aristophanes. translated in 1993 by Kenneth McLeish. Behind the bawdy farce of a sex-strike by the women of Athens lies a desperate plea for an end to the debilitating effects of prolonged war.


Gilmorehill Centre for Theatre. Film and Television. 9 University Avenue. 287 551 I.

Brecht Fest: Brecht Cabaret Tue 24 & Wed 25 Nov. 7.30pm. Attendance by invitation only. Invitations will be available from the main office of the Department of Theatre. Film & Television Studies. Gilmorehill Centre. £2. Through a series of songs. poems. commentary and sketches performed by students and staff. questions are raised regarding Brecht’s view on sex. love. the oppression of women. mothers and cross- dressing.

Brecht Fest: Pioneers In lngolstadt Thu 26 Nov. 7.30pm. Attendance by invitation only. Invitations are available from the main office of the Department ofTheatre. Film & Television Studies. Gilmorehill Centre. £1.50. The rehearsed reading of Pioneers In lngolstadt is a tribute to Marieluise Flaisser. one of the women who collaborated with Brecht.

E The Killing 0f Studio. Thu 3—Wed 23 Dec (not Still or

Brecht Fest: The Life Of Edward The Second Of England Fri 27 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). One of Brecht’s early masterpieces. adapted in 1924 from Christopher Marlowe‘s original. the play is about sexual yearning. intolerance and the corrupting influence of power.

Dissent Tue l—Sun 6 Dec. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). See Touring.

CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals. 42‘) 0022. TT [Accessz L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Sun. Medea Circle Studio. Until Sat 21 Nov. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Greek tragedy re- written by Roman poet Seneca. in a new version by Clare Venables. directed and designed by Stewart Laing. Medea swears revenge on her bigamist husband he has broken the natural laws of justice and her revenge will be ruthless. Highly recommended. Oleanna Stalls Studio. Until Wed 21 Nov (not Sun or Mott). 7.30pm. £8 (£2). David Mamet’s battle of the sexes drama. designed by Kenny Miller and directed by Robert David MacDonald. Highly recommended. Merlin The Magnificent Main house. Tue 24 Nov—Thu 26 Dec. 7.30pm. £2.5()-£ l()). The Citizens‘ Christtnas show is based upon the classic Arthurian legend. A young boy. protected by the magic of the wizard Merlin. strives to fulfil Ills destiny. Will he succeed and pull the enchanted sword from the stone or will he be captured by the evil Morgana Le Fey‘.’ Sec preview. pa re 1"???

Sister George Circle

Mon). 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Penned by Frank Marcus. this play centres around the well-loved elderly nurse from a long-running soap opera who. in the name of ratings has to die. See New Shows. page 6‘).

Summit Conference Stalls Studio. Wed 2—Wed 23 Dec (not Still or Mon). 7.30pm. £8 (£2). In the early 1940s. Hitler and Mussolini are slicing up Europe. Meanwhile. their mistresses. liva Braun and Carla Petacci are staging their own conference of war. See New Shows. page 68.

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