Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication.

Drama 8r dance listings compiled by Kell Apter.


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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.


11‘ 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.



30 Midland Street, 221 4001. [WC, WA] Threesome Fri 22—Sun 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). Flexible Deadlock explore the highs and lows of gay life during the 705, 805 and 905, in three short plays, The Madness 0f Lady Bright by Landford Wilson, Eastern Standard by Richard Greenberg and the UK premiere of To Be Seen And Not Heard. Part of Glasgayl.

Backstage At The Pussy-Kat Klub and Maria Bakker: The legend Wed 27-Sat 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). A glamorous double-bill featuring Gowan Calder’s new play about a cabaret star who journeys from his Glasgow tenement to the drag clubs of Berlin. Followed by more cabaret action in the shape of the legendary Maria Bakker, a drag queen with a unique rags to riches tale. Part of Glasgay!.


270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. [WC, WA

Puc er Fri 22—Sat 23 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). Jewish lesbian drag queen Helena Goldwater explores oral fixation in a mix of cabaret, performance art and stand-up comedy. Part of Glasgayl.


99 Gordon Street, 552 4267.

. . . With A Gun Fri 226m 30 Oct (not Mon 25). 7—10pm. £4 (£2). Suspect Culture join in the fun for Glasgow’s year as City of Architecture & Design, with this unusual piece set in a hotel. Eight groups of three or less can undertake a ‘tour’ each night, starting every twenty minutes from 7—10pm. See preview.

The Family go camping: Torch SongTrilogy


119 Gorbals Street, 429 0022. [P, H, TI‘, WC, WA]

The Woman Destroyed Until Sat 13 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Translated by Diana Quick and directed by Kenny Miller, Simone de Beauvoir’s tale of a woman alone on New Year’s Eve is all the more pertinent with the Millennium Hogmanay on the horizon. Clavigo Until Sat 13 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Translated by Robert David MacDonald from Goethe’s original text, this tale of passion and artistry in the Spanish court finds Clavigo, a gifted young writer, advised to forsake his fiancee for his work.

Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Thu 21 OctaSat 13 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10(£3). Giles Havergal directs Edward Albee’s legendary tale of a husband and wife desperately trying to bury the pain of a past tragedy, at the expense of their impressionable young dinner guests.


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

Pussy Galore's Flying Circus Tue 26—Wed 27 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£4). Fresh from their Edinburgh Festival Fringe success earlier this year, acrobat extraordinaire Philippa Vafadari brings her highly physical piece to Glasgay! Directed by John Binnie, this intimate tale of a sister’s relationship with her gay brother has the added appeal of taking place 30ft off the ground on a circus trapeze. Part of Glasgay.’


9 University Avenue, 287 5511.

Mika - The Angel Tour Sat 23—Sun 24 Oct. 8pm. £8 (£6). The Edinburgh Festival Fringe sensation journeys to Glasgow for the first time, bringing a touch of Maori style cabaret to Glasgayl. Accompanied by fellow New Zealand diva Rietta, Mika offers up his unique blend of pop tunes, warrior moves and

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