Drama is listed by city, then . alphabetically by venue. Shows Will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama 8: dance listings compiled by Steve Cramer.
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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 0141 287 5511. Sunday opening is noon-5pm. Any Ticketlink box ofﬁce can sell tickets for other venues.
TI' indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, Glasgow, 0141 287 5910; most branches of W.H. Smith, John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline, 0171 240 8800.
119 Gorbals Street, 429 0022. [P, H, W, WC, WA]
Dr Faustus Tue 7—Sat 11 Sep. 7.30pm. Price £10 Tag Theatre Company perform Edwin Morgan’s adaptation of Marlowe’s classic in which a gifted scholar, desperate for power, sells his soul to the devil.
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9 University Avenue, 287 5511.
God Fri 27 Aug. 8pm. £6 (£4). The Body and Soul Theatre Company perform this Woody Allen play.
297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [H, WC, WA] 42nd Street Mon 6—Sat 11 Sep. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £5—£21.50. Hi De Hi ’5 Ruth Madoc stars in this new production, featuring classic numbers such as Lullaby 0f Broadway and We ’re In The Money.
Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Mon 30 Aug—Sat 4 Sep. 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 5pm & 8pm. £5—£20.50. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s biblical musical continues its reign as one of the most popular shows of all time.
6 Granville Street, 287 5511. [H, 'I'I‘, WC, WA]
Savage Thu 2—Sat 4 Sep. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£3.50). Young Blood, Raindog’s youth wing, present this devised piece, which takes Lord Of The Flies as its inspiration.
THE PAVILION THEATRE
121 Renﬁeld Street, 332 1846. [P, WC, WA] Rag Woman, Rich Woman Thu 26—Sat 28 Aug. 7.30pm; Sat 2pm & 7.30pm. £8—£12 (£1). Adapted from Margaret Thomson Davis’s novel, this is a moving and tough account of a young girl’s aspirations to leave her Glasgow tenement world.
Tartan Bangra Wed l-Sun 12 Sep. Cancelled.
PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE
New Street, 887 1010. [H, WC, WA] Caledonia Dreaming Sat 4 Sep. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). 7:84 theatre company present David Greig’s touching examination of Scottish identity, as five characters search the streets of Edinburgh for Sean Connery. Do You Wanna Talk About It & Romyo And Joolyet Fri 27 Aug. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). An adults-only double bill of farce, featuring social workers and the work of the bard respectively.
Dr Faustus Thu 2 & Fri 3 Sep. 7.30pm. £5-£6 (£2). Tag Theatre Company perform Christopher Marlowe’s tragedy, adapted by Edwin Morgan, in which a gifted man sells his soul to the devil in the pursuit of power. ElectraTue 7 Sep. 7.30pm; Wed 8 Sep. 2.30pm. £6 (£2). Fringe First winners Theatre Cryptic present this multi-media production of Sophocles’ Electra, by Clare Venables.
SCOTTISH MASK & PUPPET THEATRE CENTRE
8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. [P, H, WC, WA]
The Kidglove Puppet Show Sat 28 Aug. 2pm. £3 (£2). Popular folk tales and Aesop’s Fables with Kidgloves Puppets. Rama And Sita Sat 4 Sep. 2pm. £3 (£2). A traditional Javanese shadow puppet show from Teatre De Risurios. It tells the wonderful tale of Rama and Sita who travel into the forests of Southern India with help from the Monkey King.
TRAMWAY @ THE KINGSTON BRIDGE Tickets: 287 3900.
Bleach Wed l—Sat 4 Sep. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). Boilerhouse, the angry young men of theatre, follow the success of Headstare and Seizer with this piece, the ultimate road journey.
63 Trongate.'1'icketlink. [H, TI‘, WC, WA] Webster's Women Wed 1 & Thu 2 Sep. 8pm. £3. Wimbledon School of Art in association with the Tron Theatre present this interactive workshop, which examines new approaches to Jacobean theatre. Werewolves Tue 7—Sat 11 Sep. 7.30pm. £3—£8.95. Compelling drama from Theatre Archipelago as resentment bubbles just beneath the surface in a war-scarred rural community.
ALBERT HALLS Dumbanon Road, Stirling, 01786 473544. [P, H, WC]
The Happy Gang's Tartan Treasure Hunt Sun 29 Aug. 2.30pm. £5 (£13.50 for three tickets). Singalong fun in the hills and glens with the Happy Gang’s all-new show.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
93 North Street, St Andrews, 01334 474610. [P, WA
Byre eatre Presents Thu 26—Sat 28 Aug. 8pm; Sat 2.30pm & 8pm. £4—£6.50. Byre Theatre company present Vivienne Adam’s psychological thriller, The Hostess, in combination with Chris Dolan’s romantic comedy Sabina.
Kildrum, 01236 732887. [P, H, WC, WA] The Steamie Thu 2—Sat 4 Sep. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). Arkeen Theatre Company perform Tony Roper’s Hogmanay wash-house tale. loan Charles Thu 9 Sep. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). Find out what Oor Wullie gets up to next week with the Sunday Post clairvoyant.
Carrick Street, Ayr, 01292 611222. [H, WC, WA]
The Gaiety Whirl Thu 26—Thu 9 Sep (closed Sun). 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 6pm & 8.30pm. £8.50—£12. Bobby Crush, Dean Park and Brenda Cochrane present an old- style variety show.
MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE
Stirling University, 01786 461081. [P, H, WC, WA]
Caledonia Dreaming Fri 3 Sep. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). 7:84 continue their tour with David Greig’s examination of Scottish identity through ﬁve characters searching for Sean Connery.
The Picts Sat 4 Sep. 11am & 2pm. £2.50. Ages 5+. Discover all there is to know about the mysterious Picts of Scotland, in 55 fun and fact filled minutes from Hopscotch Theatre Company.
Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. [P, WC, WA]
Dr Faustus Sat 4 Sep. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Tag Theatre Company perform Edwin Morgan’s adaptation of Marlowe’s tale of magic, malevolence and the pursuit of earthly riches.
9 Green Street, Kilmamock, 01563 523590. Terry Neason Fri 3 Sep. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6). After the success of last year’s Screams And Kisses, Neason returns with her trademark mix of humour and music, in Love Bites.
Shows are listed b date, then by ci . Performances will e listed, provide that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Comedy listings compiled by Steve Cramer.
Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). John McGuinness will be delivering the one-liners, with possible guests from the Fest.
Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Manchester comic Frankie Haqi and Jason Whitehead join compere Billy Bonkers.
Joke Box Mister P’s, 42 Wellmeadow Street, 561 7117. 10pm. Free. Comic celebration from Richard Allan, John McGuinness and top Mane comic Frankie Haqi.
On the road again : Ed Byrne
SUNDAY 29 Kirkcaldy Fife Comedy Club Path Tavern, Mid Street, 01592 263671. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Cracks in the kingdom, courtesy of James Holmes, Magic Mandy Muden, Paul McNeil and comp Joon Broon.
Mark 8: John's Quiz Special 13th Note Club, 260 Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. Free. Comedy trivia quiz from hosts Mark and John, with cabaret and stand-up slot.
Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Compere Billy Bonkers isjoined by Joe Heenan for a night of big-time belly laughs.
Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Magic (in the Paul Daniels sense) comedian Kevin Kopfstien joins John McGuinness and Owen Rankin for loadsa laughs.
Fife Comedy Club Path Tavern, Mid Street, 01592 263671. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Three undisclosed comedians join Joon Broon for a night ofjocular entertainment and general giggling.
Mark & John's Quiz Special 13th Note Club, 260 Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. Free. See Wed 1.
Ed Byrne Motherwell Theatre, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. 8pm. £8 (£6). After a successful Fringe run, Ed’s first port of call on an international tour is Motherwell.
Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Billy Bonkers is joined by some guest comedians for an evening of giggles.
Ed Byme Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, 01592 412929. 8pm. £9 (£7). See Wed 8.