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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Access: P = Parking Facilities, PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = Level Access, R = Ramped Access, ST = Steps to negotiate.
Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s), WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats, 11 = Induction Loop System, IR = Infra Red System. G = Guide Dogs
Allowed. R 2 Restaurant Accessible, C = Catering Accessible, 'I' = 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.
TT 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.II. Smith, John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline, 0171 240 8800.
25 Queen Street, 20-1 3189. Spellbound Mon 22 at Tue 23 May. 9pm. £5 (£3). An unusual venue for an unusual show. Actor Tam Dean Burn heads a line-up of theatrical and circus performers that includes Australian acrobat Anni Davey (last seen at the Edinburgh Fringe with her company Club Swing) and physical actor and aerialist Gavin Marshall. Should be good.
30 Midland Street, 221 4001. [WC, WA] The Shawl and In Camera Until Sat 13 May. 7.30pm. £7 (£4). Theatre Fusion bring together one—act plays by two of the 20th centuries ﬁnest writers, David Mamet and Jean-Paul Sartre. The Shawl
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features a recently bereaved woman ﬁnding solace in a clairvoyant, while In Camera ﬁnds three guilty characters locked in a room.
The Snow Globe Sat 20 84 Sun 21 May. See Kids listings.
The House Of Bernarda Alba Tue 236m 27 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Final year students of Reid Kerr College perform Federico Garcia Lorea‘s passionate play about the eponymous matriarch and the destructive power she wealds over her ﬁve daughters.
CCA AT MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street, 3320522. (WC, WA]
Lone Twin - 0n Everest Fri 19 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). It's performance art time folks, as Gregg Whelan and Gary Winters (the Lone Twins in question) present their new piece recreating an expedition to the summit of Iiverest. Best of all, the audience get to join in the ﬁnal ste )s to the top. See Stage Whispers. Gillian Wylde Sat 20 May. 8pm—midnight. Free. Prepare for an acute attack of nostalgia, as Glasgow-born performer Gillian Wylde recollects everything she has seen on television since the age of ﬁve. See Stage Whispers. COTTIER THEATRE
93—95 IIyndland Street, 357 3868. [11, WC, WA]
Death 0 A Salesman Mon 15—Wed 17 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Reid Kerr College perform Arthur Miller‘s poignant parable on the American dream and all its failings.
Our Country's Good Sun 21 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The Cottier Theatre’s Adult Acting Class presents one of Timberlake Wertenbaker's most successful plays, a humorous yet powerful work featuring a group of convicts who perform the ﬁrst theatrical production seen in Australia.
9 University Avenue, 287 5511. Jibbering Into The Mirror Thu 11 8.- Fri 12 May. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Innovative young British Asian company Blooding Rites explore the theme of courtship in this new production. Fusing traditional Bharatna Natynam with contemporary movement and soundscapes, they run the relationship gamut from traditional Japanese tea ceremonies to meeting fora pint in the local.
Electra Thu l8—Sat 20 May. 8pm. £8 (£5). Theatre Cryptic return to Glasgow with their acclaimed production of Sophocles’ Greek tragedy. Needless to
Revenge, 612, Glasgow.
say murder, intrigue and revenge all feature heavily.
297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [H, WC, WA] Elvis The Musical Until Sat 13 May. 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm. £5-£20.50. Front his humble beginnings at Sun Records through the heady days of Las Vegas to his ultimate burger-fuelled demise, this show takes you on a musical journey through the life of the king of rock ‘n’ roll.
Cabaret Mon 15-Sat 20 May. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £7—£12. Three Wise Monkeys present the wonderfully decadent tale of a nightclub in prc-war Berlin.
The Blues Brothers Meet The Soul Sisters Mon 22—Sat 27 May. 7.30pm; Fri 8: Sat 5.30pm 8: 8.30pm. £5—£19.50. The latest in a long line of nostalgic musical shows, Blues Brothers. . . delves into the rich traditions of blues and soul, featuring top tunes from such legends as Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Diana Ross et a1.
PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE
New Street, 887 1010. [H, WC, WA]
A Damned Panto Fri 12 & Sat 13 May. 8pm. £6 (£3.50). Buddie Magic Theatre Company take a look at what a group of panto characters might get up to when the season is over. Adults only.
The Laird's New Kilt Sat 13 May. See Kids listings.
Off The Hook Tue 16 & “M 17 May. 7.30pm. £4.50. OGADS bring Derek Benﬁeld's comedy to the stage. Freshmess Tue 23 May. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). The hip hop and street dance inspired Freshmess present a double bill of dynamic dance: Combo and A Table [)isguiserl As A Pile 0f Books.
Treasure Island Thu 25 May. See Kids listings.
121 Renﬁeld Street, 332 1846. [P, WC, WA]
Millennium Memories Thu 18—Sat 27 May (not Sun 21). 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2pm). £6.50—£l 1. Based on a popular series of supplements run by the Evening 'Iimes, this multi-media extravaganza looking back at the history of Glasgow features live action, video footage, photography, singing, dancing, comedy and a huge dollop of nostalgic memorabilia.
98 Ingram Street, 287 5511. [P, WC, WA, WAA]
Happy End Until Sat 20 May (not Sun 14). 7.30pm. £5—£7 (£1.50—£3). The original, and arguably superior, version of Guys 61; Dolls, from the pens of Bertolt Brech and Kurt Weil. Set in 1920s Chicago, this feel-good musical charts the unlikely love affair between a Salvation Army ofﬁcer and a gangland boss.
100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. [11, WC, WA]
Portia Coughlan Mon 22-Thu 25 May. 7.15pm (Wed mat 2.30pm). £5 (£3). Final year acting students perform this award-winning play by Irish writer Marina Carr. Fusing the real world with the imagined, the play revolves around a twin sister, haunted by the tragic death of her brother some years earlier.
The Plough And The Stars Tue 23—Fri 26 May. 7.30pm (Thu mat 2.30pm). The RSAMD’s Irish Season draws to a close with ﬁnal year acting students performing the work of a real theatrical master. Sean O'Casey’s powerful look at the 1916 Iiaster Rising ﬁrst premiered in Dublin in 1925, but its mix of the personal and the political is still as relevant today.
282 Ilope Street. 332 9000. [P, II, WC, WA]
Scottish Opera — Salome Sat 13, Wed 24 & Sat 27 May. See Classical listings.
May be the best month
Solemn Mass For A Full Moon In Summer A unique piece of theatre, this theatrical realisation of the form of mass we practice in secular times is a piece only performable as theatre, which serves to remind us, should we forget, that at its most powerful, no medium can match performance in the flesh. Edinburgh: Traverse, until Fri 73 May
The Wrestling and The Nation's Favourite: The True Adventures Of Radio 1 Two one-man helpings of popular culture nostalgia, as Alex Lowe makes merry with those crazy jocks from wonderful Radio 1 and recalls the heyday of Giant Haystacks. Glasgow: Tron Theatre, Fri 79 8! Sat 20 May
Gasping We’ve yet to see this Ben Elton comedy, but we can vouch for the strength of the script and the quality of the satire. Take a journey onto the dark side of yuppiedom, and revel in Elton’s sinister humour. Edinburgh: King’s, Mon lS—Sat 20 May.
()3 Trongate, 287 5511.
Spirit Until Sun 14 May. 8pm. £().95—£8.95 (£3—£5). With awards coming out of their ears, Improbable Theatre are indeed a creative force to be reckoned with. Combining storytelling with stunning visuals, they deliver the tale of three warriors stuck in a loop of ﬁghting and feuding.
All That Mullarkey Tue to tv Wed 17 May. 8pm. See Comedy.
The Nation’s Favourite: The True Adventures Of Radio One and The Wrestling Fri 19 & Sat 20 May. 8pm. £9 (£6). The witty Alex Lowe tackles two British institutions in this one-man double-bill. See preview.
CCA AT MCLELLAN GALLERIES
270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 0522. [\VC. WA
Prolect 05 Sat 20 May. 7pm. £5 (£3). .\ 300 degree virtual living space is the platform for this new piece by dance company Modusforum, directed by up- and-coming Scottish choreographer (iail Sncddon. Sec Stage Whispers.
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