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 8- dance listings compiled by Kelly 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.
"IT 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] The End Part One Thu ll—Sat 27 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 8pm. £7 (£4). Free preview Wed 10 Nov. Based on and inspired by Ewan MacColl’s 19405 play Uranium 235, this scientiﬁc delight is the ﬁrst half of an Arches Theatre Company double bill (the second half - The End Part Two - aims to be the ﬁrst piece of theatre of the new millennium when it takes place at The Arches at 12.01am on Sat 1 Jan 2000). Directed by Andy Arnold, the show is part freakshow, part musical, using a host of theatrical devices to look at key scientiﬁc inventions over the past 100 years. Those of a nervous disposition are advised to give the show a wide berth. See preview.
CCA AT MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. [WC,
Urban Solos - The Gathering Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). San Francisco- based playwright and performer Will Power blends hip hop lyricism, African- American folklore and rhythmic sounds in this mini play which journeys to the meeting places of black men.
119 Gorbals Street, 429 0022. [P, H, Tl‘, WC, WA]
The Woman Destroyed Until Sat 13 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3); All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. Andrea Hart stars in this one-woman show, translated by Diana Quick from Simone de Beauvoir’s original text. Bereft, for one reason or another, of her husband, family and child on that most dreaded of evenings, New Year’s Eve, Harts’ desperation mounts as the hours tick by. See review.
Clavigo Until Sat 13 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. Translated by Robert David MacDonald, Goethe’s tale of passion and artistry in the Spanish court finds Clavigo, a gifted young writer, advised to forsake his ﬁancee for his work. See review.
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Until Sat 13 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. Giles Havergal directs Edward Albee’s legendary tale of George and Martha, a long-suffering couple whose inability to keep the domestic peace upsets the sensibilities of their impressionable young dinner guests. See review.
EASTFIELD COMMUNITY CENTRE Dukes Road, 641 8319.
Haunted! Thu 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). MsFits’ present a story of female attachment that goes beyond the grave, starring Fiona Knowles.
9 University Avenue, 287 5511.
The Crucible Thu 11—Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. Tickets £5 (£3) on the door. With the Blair Witch Project causing such a stir at the moment, it seems quite timely that Arthur Miller’s classic should enjoy another airing. Set during the time of the Salem witch trials, the 17th century drama is brought to you on this occasion by STAG (Student Theatre in Glasgow).
Purgatory In Ingolstadt Tue 16 & Wed 17 Nov. 7.30pm. Tickets £6 (£4) on the door. Marieluise Fleisser’s expressionist drama follows the exploits of two teenagers forced to conform to the oppressive regime imposed by their peers in 1920’s small town Bavaria.
297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [H, WC, WA] Blood Brothers Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5—£25. Certain to bring a tear to the eye of even the most hardened musical sceptic, Willy Russell’s epic Liverpudlian tale centres on twin brothers separated at birth and thrown into two very different lives. Former singing sister Bernadette Nolan stars as the tormented mother.
The King And I Mon 8—Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5-£15. No doubt inspired by the recent animated ﬁlm version of this Siamese classic, the Glasgow Light Opera Club present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 19th century musical romp.
Fame - The Musical Mon 15—Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £5-£15. Unusual for a musical, in the sense that the stage version came after the ﬁlm and hit TV series, the theatrical song and dance antics of the students at the New York High School for Performing Arts don’t quite match up to their screen predecessors - but at least the theme song’s still there.
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New Street, 887 1010. [H, WC, WA] Crime And Punishment Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Belfast company Shibboleth are joined by Sinequanon from Italy to present Dostoyevsky’s tragic tale of an intellectual turned murderer and the seedy world he inhabits.
THE PAVILION THEATRE
121 Renﬁeld Street, 332 1846. [P, WC, WA]
Scrooge Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). Tickets from £5. Amateur, but very successful, dramatic company The Pantheon Club present this musical re-working of Dickens’ Christmas classic.
Give My Regards To Jolson Sun 7 Nov. 7.30pm. £7—£9 (£7.50). Still doing the rounds as Al Jolson, Clive Baldwin leads an all-singing, all-dancing cast in a night of foot-tappin’ Dixie.
98 Ingram Street, 287 5511. [P, WC, WA, WAA]
Waiting For Godot Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£1.50). Forty six years after its ﬁrst production, Clare Collins directs Square Go theatre company in Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece.
Top Girls Mon lS—Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£1.50). Caryl Churchill’s
Arabian Nights Five star revues were the order of day for this delightful rendering of Shahrazad’s 1001 stories when in Edinburgh for the Festival. Now it's Glasgow's chance to catch the Young Vic’s delightful production. Tell whatever story you have to for a ticket. Glasgow: Theatre Royal, Tue 9—Sat 13 Nov.
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf Edward Albee’s intense and claustrophobic production, featuring a night of drinking and 'hunt the guest’ between an embittered middle-aged couple and a younger, but it emerges, equally troubled pair. See realism merge into a nether- world of fantasy and frustration in Giles Havergal’s intelligent and strong production. Glasgow: Citizens’ Theatre, until Sat 73 Nov.
Seagulls An intriguing night of theatre from Scarlet Theatre Company, who explore reality and metanarrative in the story of a British Theatre Company, rehearsing a play centred around another play, Chekov's The Seagull, which was performed under threat of arrest to the actors. Politics, storytelling and the aesthetics of theatre merge in Andrzej Sadowski's complex, fascinating text. Dunferm/ine: Carnegie Hall, Thu 4 Nov.
Torch Song Trilogy Harvey Fierstein's funny and moving story of pre-Ale gay love is well worth a visit. Follow the family conflicts and emotional crises of Arnold, the much put upon cross-dressing protagonist, and delight at the ebullience of the text. Cumbernau/d: Cumbernau/d Theatre, until Sat 6 Now then touring.
look at the political and social impact on women over the past 1000 years strikes just as resonant a chord now as it did in its 70s heyday. Very much a play of two halves, Top Girls follows successful business woman Marlene, who having dined with some of the most influential women of the past millennium, heads home to meet the daughter she’s never known.
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The Beaux Stratagem Mon 8—Thu 11 Nov. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). Final year acting students perform George Farquhar’s 18th century formula for men looking to improve their ﬁnancial situation - namely pretend to be rich yourself and trick a wealthy woman into marrying you. Love, as ever, drops a great buzzing fly in the ointment.
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