the film and hit TV series, the theatrical song and dance antics of the students at the New York School for Performing Arts aren’t quite the same as their screen predecessors - but the theme song’s still there.


121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. [P, WC, WA

The Magical Adventures Of Peter Pan Wed 1 Dec-Sat 22 Jan. Times vary - call box office for details. The Pav’s panto this year stars that ever-young comedy duo, The Krankies, in a rollicking adventure with terrifying Captain Hook

her husband’s indifferent attitude. Performed by students of the Master of Drama course.

Asipattle And The Mester Stoorworm Thu 25 & Fri 26 Nov. Thu 7.15pm; Fri 2.30pm & 7.15pm. £5 (£3). Drawing on the Scottish oral tradition, this tale of sorcery, adventure, music and humour has been devised by third year Dramatic Studies students and is directed by Richard Addison.

Threads Sun 28 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). The Baha’i community in Glasgow has come together with students at the RSAMD to produce this play, which looks at the millennial experiences of

and loveable Tinkerbell. three different people in three different continents. Directed by Maria Suominen RAMSHORN THEATRE and performed by RSAMD students.

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

Top irls Until Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm. £1.50—£7. Caryl Churchill’s central character, Marlene, embodies the dilemmas and cultural paradoxes of women today, and throughout history. A power-dressing overachiever, she dines with the great women of history, Joan Of Arc, Gertrude Stein and others, only to return to the reality of a neglected child and a disaffected family life.

Maskerade Tue 30 Nov—Sat 11 Dec. 7.30pm. £7 (£1.50). Stephen Briggs adapts Terry Pratchett’s fantasy novel for the stage, with Strathclyde Theatre Group bringing Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg er a! to life.


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

Bou e De Suif Mon 22 & Tue 23 Nov. Mon 7.15pm; Tue 2.30pm & 7.15pm. £5 (£3). Guy de Maupassant’s classic of world literature is here adapted and directed by Alison Peebles. The tale of hypocrisy hidden behind patriotism and religion is performed by third year Dramatic Studies students.

Yerma Mon 22-Thu 25 Nov. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). Andrew McKinnon directs Federico Garcia Lorca’s tale of one woman’s desire for a child as she battles against

The Art Of Success Mon 29 Nov-Thu 2 Dec. 7.15pm. £5 (£3). Nick Dear’s darkly comedic play about ambition and the role of art in society is brought to the stage by the RSAMD’s Honours year Dramatic Studies students. Please note the production contains strong language.

TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. Ticketlink. [H, TT, WC, WA

The Gimmick Fri 19-Sun 21 Nov (not Sat 20). 8pm. £8.95 (£5). The latest multi-media production from NVA and radical US performer Dael Orlandersmith mixes traditional narrative, poetry and rap with radical sound and lighting effects, in a story of 19705 Harlem. See preview.

Torch Song Trilogy Tue 23—Sat 27 Nov. 8pm. £6.95—£8.95 (£3.50—£5). Follow Arnold the drag queen through various phases of his life, as he strives to resolve conflicts with family, lover and society. Funny, moving and richly evocative of its era, this production will both delight and instruct.



9 University Avenue, 287 5511.

Scottish Dance Theatre Fri 19 & Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Scotland’s national

contemporary dance company tour four

works, including a new piece from -’

artistic director Janet Smith and Darshan Singh Bhuller’s ‘lnterlock’.

THEATRE ROYAL 282 Hope Street, 332 9000. [P, H, wc, WA

Stomp Tue 23—Sat 27 Nov. 8pm; Fri 6pm & 9.30pm; Sat 5pm & 9pm. £8.50—£20. Still going strong, this energetic and original urban dance group use a wide array of implements, including brooms, dustbin lids and beer cans, to create an infectious beat and some impressive dance.

TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. Ticketlink. [H, TI‘, WC, WA

ThelEnsembIe Sun 28 Nov. 8pm. £6.95 (£3.50). This is the first full length work from choreographer Norman Douglas, who has worked extensively in Europe after training at London Contemporary Dance School. The piece is entitled Morir Por 77(1 Would Die For You) and features dancers Dawn Collins and Mick Lindo.



54 George Street, 220 4349. [P, WC, WA] Circus Until Fri 19 Nov. 8pm. £8 (£5). See Glasgow Drama, Cottier Theatre.


Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240. [P, H, TT, WC, WA]

Torch Song Trilogy Thu 18 & Fri 19 Nov. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). See Glasgow Drama, Tron Theatre.

Beauty And The Beast Tue 30 Nov—Sat 8 Jan. Times vary —- call box office for details. £10 (£6); family ticket £28. Brunton Theatre Company capture the magic of the traditional panto with a show full of audience participation, jokes and original songs.

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Remember, remember the hits of November

The Gimmick Dael Orlandersmith's one woman show has already garnered high praise from the far side of The Pond. Now it’s our chance to see what New York critics have praised so highly, as this versatile and gifted performer narrates a tale of the many possibilities, good and bad, of the underprivileged young. Glasgow: Tron Theatre, Fri 79—Sat 27 Nov. Edinburgh: St Bride’s Centre, Tue 23-Wed 24 Nov.

Westworld Curve Foundation’s contemporary dance has been touring around England, but returns to Scotland for a brief appearance at the Traverse, in a show which promised to develop as the tour progressed. Marvel at the sheer athletlcrsm of this group of young performersEdinburgh; Traverse Theatre, Fri 20 Nov.

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. Thursday 25 ' Friday 26 . I Saturday 27 Sunday 28 Monday 29 Tuesday 30 Wednesday 1 Thursday 2 - ~ The End Part One The End Part One The End Part One ~ -. ~ ~ Arches - - - - - - car“ “M” (Galvalcade) chivalcade Calvalcade . ottrvaiade otlvaltade Calvalmde citizens Main Blood On The Thistle Blood On The Thistlel Blood On The Thistle Blood On The Thistle Blood on the Thistle Blood on the 'lhisllc I Citizens Circle Death In Venice Death in Venice Death In Venice Death in Venice Death to Venice Death in Venice Citizens Stafls Circus Circus Circus - t _ Craig Charles Cottier Th ~ - V ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ - Gilmorehill - - l - - - King's - - - - - - Paeer Peter Pan Pavilion - - - Maskerade Maskerade Maskcrade Ramshorn YermalAsipattIe Asipattle i Threads 'lhe Art or Success The Art or Success The Art or Success The Art or Success RSAMD Stomp Stomp l Sump - 3 - - - Theatre Royal Torch Song Trilogy Tbrch Song Trilogy i Torch Song Trilogy The Ensemble . - ~ - Tro n _ _ g _ _ l - Beauty And The Beast Beauty And The Beast Beauty And The Beast Brunton Whom mm Game Kidnap Game - - - SerwTablcs Separate Tables Church Hill Th Blood Brothers Blood Brothers Blood Brothers See Classical Blood Brothers Blood Brothers Blood Brothers Blood Brothers Festiva' Gang Show Gang Show Gang Show - ' - - - King's - - 'nueads - - Netherbow Phantom Of'l‘he Opera Phantom Of'lhe Open Phantom orThe 0pc Phantom Of‘l'he Opera - t Phantom or'nte Open Phantom Of’l‘bo Ope Phantom or'rhe Opera Playhouse _ _ - _ - _ _ - Royal Lyceum - - . - - .. - .-» t. , - St Bride's ' - - _ - - - - - Traverse 1 -

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