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.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: P = Parking Facilities, PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged, L = Level Access, R = Ramped Access, ST = Steps to ne otiate.
Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s), WS = Wheelchair Spaces, AS = Adjacent Seats, H = Induction Loop System, IR = Infra Red System, G = 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 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.
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.
GLASGOW I RAMA
348 Cathedral Street, 554 5701.
A Scots' Passion Fri 17 Mar. 7.30pm. Brian Keenan’s autobiographical tale of life in Beirut is fused with the story of Jesus’s last week on earth in this new
play from Cutting Edge Theatre, which ﬁnds a group of actors held hostage whilst touring abroad.
30 Midland Street, 221 4001. [WC, WA] The Good Thief and Rum And Vodka Thu 16—Sat 18 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£4). Greenlight Productions present two early pieces by Conor McPherson, the man behind hugely successul play The Weir. Xaviers Wed 22—Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). 'I\vo tickets for the price of one Wed 22 Mar. Calipo Theatre Company fuse club culture, video footage and contemporary writing in this multi-media devised piece about two community artists attempting to inject some life into the young people of a ﬁctional Irish town.
Rat In The Skull Thu 30 Mar-Sat 1 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£4). TWO tickets for the price of one Thu 30 Mar. Rapture Theatre Company present the Scottish premiere of this tense political play by Ron Hutchinson. Set in a prison cell, the action centres on an IRA suspect and an RUC ofﬁcer — both watched over by an embittered English police ofﬁcer.
119 Gorbals Street, 429 0022. [P, H, TI‘, WC, WA]
The Comedy Unit Presents . . . Until Sat 18 Mar. See Comedy listings for details.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Tue 21 Mar—Sat 1 Apr (not Sun & Mon). 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Andy Arnold directs the Arches Theatre Company in Shakespeare’s fantasy of romance and fairy magic. See preview.
Between The Lines Wed 22—Thu 23 Mar. Wed 2.30pm; Thu 7.30pm. Free. Students from the RSAMD present two semi-staged readings: Phyllis Nagy’s Butterﬂy Kiss, a compelling story of a woman on the edge, and Saved, Edward Bond’s examination of the war of the sexes. See preview.
Action: An Evening Of Sam Shepard Plays Tue 28 Mar—Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm. £2
Flexible Deadlock's Nationspace is at the Loft Gallery. Glasgow,
(£1). This year’s Citizens’ Theatre Community Performance Project features four short plays by American playwright Sam Shepard.
9 University Avenue, 287 5511. Showcase 2000 Thu 23-Fri 24 Mar. 7.30pm. Students on the Musical Theatre Course at the Dance School of Scotland present the fruit of their labour in the form of a one-act comedy followed by an all-singing, all-dancing revue.
The Brain Sat 25 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£5). Blurring the edges of scientiﬁc fact and theatrical ﬁction, Forkbeard Fantasy’s latest show takes you on a journey of discovery inside the old grey matter. Created by Forkbeard’s writer/director Paul B. Davies - with a little help from neuroscientist Dr Emil Toescu — The Brain blends comedy, theatre and ﬁlm with a host of gadgets and visual trickery.
297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [H, WC, WA] Gary Wilmot Until Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm; Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm. £5—£21.50. The star of small screen and stage tours
Thu 16-Sat 25 Mar
‘Music To Watch Girls By’, a selection of easy-listening numbers from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Nat King Cole.
My Fair Lady Tue 216m 25 Mar. 7.15pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £6—£13. Paisley Light Opera And Music Society present the rags to riches tale of everyone’s favourite ﬂower girl.
The Rat Pack - Live In Vegas Tue 28 Mar-Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £5—£19.50. Three of the greatest vocal talents of the 20th century take centre stage in this new musical — or at least people sounding spookin like them. Classic hits from Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jnr and Dean Martin once again ﬁll the air, just like the old days in Blackpool. Sorry, Las Vegas.
THE LOFT GALLERY
71 Houldsworth Street, Finnieston, 221
nationspace Thu 16—Sat 25 Mar (not Sun l9—Wed 22). 8pm. £7 (£3). Set to a
specially commissioned ambient score,
this new piece from Flexible Deadlock theatre company fuses narrative and
storytelling with strong visual imagery
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