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 Kelly Apter.


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Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s), WS = Wheelchair Spaces, AS = Adjacent Seats, H = Induction Loop System, IR = Infra Red System, G 2 Guide Dogs Allowed, R = Restaurant Accessible, C = Catering Accessible, T = Adapted Telephone. Help: A = Assistance Available, AA = Advise Venue in Advance.


Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the 'licket 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.



30 Midland Street, 221 4001. [WC, WA] The Good Thief and Rum And Vodka Thu lir—Sat 18 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£4).

Greenlight Productions present two early plays by Conor McPherson. Part of the Irish Theatre Season. See preview.


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

Filth Until Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £10 (£3). (Main Stage). Tam Dean Burn returns to the Citizens’ in this stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s most recent novel. Directed by Harry Gibson, Dean Burn plays no less than 50 characters in this sordid tale of sex, drugs, murder and police corruption. Formerly shown in one of the studio spaces before Christmas, this excellent production now makes it on to the main stage.

All My Sons Wed 8-Sat 11 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £10 (£5); all tickets £5 on Wed 8 Mar (eve) and Sat 11 Mar (matinee). (Main Stage). A mother, father and son, desperate for news of their missing son/brother during World War 11, find themselves laden with moral conflict in Arthur Miller’s first major success as a playwright. See preview.

The Comedy Unit Presents . . . Tue l4-Sat 18 Mar, various times. £5—£12. (Circle Studio). Laughs abound in the Gorbals, as The Comedy Unit roll up with a host of mirthmakers, including Ford Kiernan, Stuart Cosgrove, Elaine C. Smith and Tony Roper. See preview.


Cathedral Street, 552 8198.

St Mungo’s Festival Fri 3—Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). This two-day celebration of Glasgow’s rich tradition and culture starts with St Mungo's Fire on Saturday, featuring a host of poets, authors and musicians including Janice Galloway, Liz Lochhcad, Edwin Morgan and The McCluskey Brothers; followed by a look back at 1000 years of dance, drama and chant on Sunday in Celtic Spirit, with performances by Cappella Nova, The Scottish Plainsong Choir and harpist William Taylor.


297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [11, WC, WA] Soul Train Mon 6—Sat 11 Mar. 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 6pm & 9pm. £5-£21.50. Sheila Ferguson, formerly one third of the Three Degrees, stars in this musical tribute to all things soul, with hits from such classic artists as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and The Temptations.

Gary Wilmot Mon 13—Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm; Wed 2.30pm & 7.30pm: Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm. £5~£21.50. The star of small screen and stage tours with ‘Music To Watch Girls By’, a selection of easy- listening numbers from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams and Nat King Cole.


New Street, 887 1010. [11, WC, WA] Blackout Tue 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). A world premiere from up-and~coming theatre company Vanishing Point, which enters the imagination ofa young boy lost in the city.

Simply Barbra Wed 15 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). After last year‘s Fringe success, Steven Brinberg returns with his homage to the life and music of Barbra Streisand.


Abbey Close, 887 1010.

Salon Janette Mon 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). High Road regular Mary Riggans stars as Janette, the owner of a successful hairdressing salon whose liberal attitude gets her and her three female employees into a variety of scrapes.


121 chfield Street, 332 1846. |P, WC, WA]

The Course Until Sat 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £10—£14. Brendan O'Carroll’s follows up the recent success oer-s Brown 's Last ll'erlrling with this new comedy. set among a group of unemployed Dubliners on a ‘Positive Mental Attitude Course'.

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The best of mega~March

Greeks Graham Mci aren directs new

adaptations of Oedipus, Electra and

Medea by David Greig, Torn McGrath (pictured) and Liz Loclthead, respectively. The talents involved in these projects guarantee some intriguing nights of theatre. See feature, page 14. Glasgow; Old Fruit/market, lied iii—Sat 18 Mar. Candide 2000 Suspect Culture’s adaptation of \v’oltaire's classic should see the wide range of theatrical and rnusrcai slrlis vt‘: och this company have deployed in the past exploited to their full, in their largest—scale production so tar. See feature, page 13. Glasgow Old [sir/(market, Thu 9--5at 17 Mar.

by Richard Wagner

Sung in German with English supertitles


lhe millennium year sees an outstanding premiere for Scottish Opera, as the (ornpony presents its first-ever production of Wagner's stunning and enigmatic opera, Parsifal.

Richard Wagner gifted to the world this masterpiece of music and drama - a world full of sensual mysticism and beauty, re-told from age—old legends of the Holy Grail. Parsifal is staged by the Romanian director Silviu Purcarete, on international figure of huge standing in theatre

and opera, and is conducted by Scottish Opera’s Music Director Richard Armstrong.

Join us at the historic premiere performances of Parsifal.

Production supported by Dunord fund and The Binlcs Trust

“ Richard Armstrong, Scottish Opera possesses Britain’s finest living Wagnerian. The Herald (23 February)

Edinburgh Festival Theatre 4 8i 7 March Box Office 0131 529 6000

Theatre Royal Glasgow ll, 15 & l8 March Box Office 0141 332 9000

F.rst Coll {booking fee] 0870 84C; 1111


Tenor John Murray as Parsifal

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