840 Govan Road, 357 5000.

Eggzerox Nightmares Wed l3-Sat 16 Oct. 7.45pm. £6 (£4.50). A multimillionaire business chairman considers cloning his successor, with disastrous results.


98 Ingram Street, 287 5511. [P, WC, WA, WAA]

Hysteria Mon 11—Sat 16 Oct. 7.30pm. £7 (£1.50). Strathclyde Theatre Group open the Ramshorn’s autumn season with the Scottish premiere of Terry Johnson’s comedy. Set in London in 1939, the play centres on an exiled Sigmund Freud, who spends his last dying days in a haze of confusion and self-doubt.


100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. [H, WC, WA]

New Directions Mon 18—Sat 23 Oct. £5 (£3). Students of the Master of Drama (Directing) post-graduate course flex their creative muscles on a series of one-hour classics. First up, Maria Suominen directs her adaptation of Chekhov’s The Lady And The Lapdog and Ari Edelson directs his adaptation of Sophocles‘ Philoctetes (Mon 18 & Thu 21 Oct, 7.15pm; Sat 23 Oct 2.30pm). Followed by Frank Deasy’s take on Arthur Miller’s Clara and Sarah O’Connell’s ambitious double-bill, Purgatory by W.B. Yeats and A Chalky White Substance by Tennessee Williams (Wed 20, Fri 22 & Sat 23 Oct, 7.15pm).


63 Trongate. Ticketlink. [H, 11‘, WC, WA]

The Cosmonaut's Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union Thu 14 Oct4at 6 Nov (not Sun & Mon). 7.30pm. £6.95-£8.9S (£3.50—£5). lrina Brown directs her swansong at The Tron prior to her departure at the end of theyear.

I Written by hot young Scottish playwright

David Greig, Cosmonaut follows the hopes and dreams of a series of seemingly unconnected characters, all searching for something or someone. David Greig gives an aftershow talk on Thu 21 Oct. See preview.



270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. [WC, WA] Tete And M.M. Thu 7-Fri 8 Oct. 8pm. £7 (£5). Zbang Dance Company under the choreography of Jasmin Vardimon, present two dance works, Tete, a dance- theatre piece incorporating video projection by Guy Bar-Amotz and MM, a duet about the mental state of mind on preparation for murder.


93—95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. [H, WC, WA]

Westworld Wed 13—Thu 14 Oct. 8pm. £8 (£5). Scotland’s youngest, sleekest and most exciting new dance company, The Curve Foundation, blasts on to the stage with a collection of work including Siobhan Davies’ L ’apres midi (1 'un faune. Hey You . . . Shimmyll Fri 15—Sat 16 Oct. 8pm. £8 (£5). Jazz dance company Jazz Art UK present new works by director Sheridan Nicol and guest choreographers plus the premier of leading American dancer/choreographer Susan Taylor’s latest work.


New Street, 887 1010. [H, WC, WA; Morir Por Ti (I Would Die For You Sat 16 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). The Ensemble examine obsession within a relationship.


BRUNTON THEATRE Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240. [P, H, "l'I‘, WC, WA] Travels With My Aunt Until Sat 9 Oct.

7.30pm. £5.50—£8 (£4). Adapted by Giles Havergal from Graham Greene’s novel, this new production sees the Brunton Theatre Company taking on the twenty plus roles that make up this quickfire comedy. See review.

Bold Girls Wed 13 Oct. 2.30pm; Thu 14 Oct, 2.30pm & 7.30pm: Fri 15—Sat 16 Oct, 7.30pm. £5.50—£8 (£4). Rona Munro’s humorous look at four women battling against the odds in war-torn Belfast. Free pre-show talk Wed 13. 2pm.


13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. [H, WC, WA]

The Geritol Follies Fri 8 Oct. 2pm & 7pm. £7—£10 (£5—£8). A troupe of eighty vigorous Canadian senior citizens defy the years with energetic song and dance. Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Mon 11 Oct. 7.30pm; Tue lZ—Thu 14 Oct 6’: Sat 16 Oct. 2pm & 7.30pm; 15th Oct, 5pm & 8pm. £6.50—£21 (£4.50—£18). The musical that just won’t die continues to do the rounds, returning to Scotland for another bout of biblical capers.

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Highlights under the Iimelights

The New Rocky Horror Show Richard O’Brien's revamped, as it were, musical still holds all the cult appeal of the past. Darren Day leads as the cross-dressing mad scientist Dr


2 Leven Street, 529 6000. [H, Ti, WC, WA]

The Real Inspector Hound 8r Black Comedy Mon ll—Sat 16 Oct. 7.30pm (2.30pm mat Wed & Sat). £7—£15.50 (£5—£12.50). A double-bill of one act plays, bringing together two of Britain’s most highly regarded writers. Tom Stoppard ’s Inspector Hound re-invents the country house whodunnit, while Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy is a minefield of comedic mayhem. See preview.

The New Rocky Horror Show Mon 18—Sat 23 Oct. Mon—Thu 8pm; Fri & Sat 6pm & 9pm. £8—£22.50 (£5—£l9.50). See Glasgow: King’s Theatre.

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Frank N Furter, in a play where the hints of multi-layered perversity beneath the text are guaranteed to fascinate. Glasgow: King’s Theatre, Mon 1 l—Sat 16 Oct; Edinburgh: King’s Theatre, Mon l8-Sat 23 Oct. Zbang Jasmine Vordimon's dance company present some riveting adaptations of the work of a prominent but unnamed French writer. Eroticism combines with powerful physical movement in a production which has already been acclaimed on its travels. Glasgow: CCA @ McLe/lan Galleries, Thu 7—Frl 8 Oct.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh's main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues, can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews.

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