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 & 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 287 551 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Tieketlink box office can sell tickets for other venues.
'I'I' indicates venues where Theatre 'I'okens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, Glasgow, 0141 287 59H); most branches of “.11. Smith, John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from 'I‘okenline. 0171 240 SXUU.
30 Midland Street, 221 4001. [WC, WA]
The House Of Bernarda Alba Until Sat 27 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Final year students of Reid Kerr College perform Federico Garcia Lorca’s passionate play about the eponymous matriarch and the destructive power she wealds over her live daughters.
93—95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. [H, WC, WA]
Our Country's Good Tue 30 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The Cottier Theatre’s Adult Acting Class presents one of Timberlake Wertenbaket’s most successful plays, a humorous yet powerful work featuring a group of convicts who perform the first theatrical production seen in Australia.
Shakers & Bouncers Fri 2—Sun 4 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). John Godber’s look at the staff and punters that populate your average club can be hilarious in the right hands. Let’s see what Glasgow College of Nautical Studies do with it.
Oleanna Tue 6 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£4). A student accuses her tutor of sexual harassment in David Mamet’s controversial play, performed by Theatre Ra ture. The Glasgow Gaels Revue Siiow Thu 8 Jun. 7.30pm. £5. Songs and sketches with your host John Carmichael and the spirited Glasgow Gaels.
9 University Avenue, 287 5511. Hushabye Mountain Tue 6—Thu 8 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£3.50). Open Window Theatre Company present this new work by acclaimed writer Jonathan Harvey (Beautiful Thing). A young man‘s untimely death from AIDS leaves his family and friends struggling to keep his memory alive through the re-telling of vivid dreams and poignant memories.
Movement and design: Physical Recall at the Paisley Arts Centre
297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [H, WC, WA] The Blues Brothers Meet The Soul Sisters Until Sat 27 May. 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 5.30pm & 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 and Diana Ross.
Annie Tue 6—Sat 17 Jun. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £5—£24.50. Birds OfA Feather’s naughty neighbour Lesley Joseph stars as the evil Miss Hannigan in the musical tale of the orphaned redhead.
May and June biggies. . .
PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE
New Street, 887 1010. [H, WC, WA] Treasure Island Thu 25 May. 7.30pm. £2. St Fergus Primary School perform Alan Docherty’s adaptation of this classic adventure story.
Adolf Thu l—Fri 2 Jun. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). Pip Utton takes the title role in this acclaimed production, which takes an in- depth look into the psychology ofAdolf Hitler.
TumTumTinker Sat 3 Jun. 1pm. £4 (£2). See Kids listings.
..- '11.»; with: ' Cabaret Delight in Hamish Glen’s production, which alters the auditorium of Dundee Rep itself into the Weimar Berlin night club of its setting. Some splendid music and solid performance skills pose questions about decadence, both now and then. See it before the section 28 nutters have it pulled off the stage. Dundee: Dundee Rep, until Sat 27 May.
Our Bad Magnet Douglas Maxwell’s new play looks set to charm and move from start to finish. The story of a small group of boys growing to manhood on the West Coast, this tragi-comedy could well put Maxwell‘s name on the Scottish Theatre map. There’s plenty of insight into children, and no shortage of observation of the mores of young men, as well. Glasgow: Tron Theatre, Thu l-Sat 77Jun.
Lovers Kenny Ireland's production of Brian Friel’s early play delighted Lyceum audiences in its first run at the beginning of their season. Comprising two plays, one elegaic and ultimately tragic, the other painful but farcical, the play examines love through the relationships of two different couples. An evocative set, recreating astutely the play's Irish locales, is worth seeing for itself. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum, Wed 7—Sat 77 Jun.
PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street, 887 1010. [H, wc‘, WA] Cwmni Ballet Gwent: As You Like It
121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. [P, WC, WA
Mil ennium Memories Thu 25 & Sat 27 May. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm). £6.50—£l 1. Based on a popular
series of supplements run by the Evening Times, 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 nostalgia.
100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. [H, WC, WA] Portia Coughlan Thu 25 May. 7.15pm. £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 Until 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 Easter Rising first premiered in Dublin in 1925, but its mix of the personal and the political is still as relevant today.
282 Hope Street, 332 9000. [P, H, WC, WA]
Scottish Opera — Macbeth Fri 26 May, 7.15pm. See Classical listings. I
Scottish Opera - Salome Sat 27 May, 7.15pm. See Classical listings.
TRAMWAY Mon 29 May. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). 25 Albert Drive, 287 551 l. [P, T'T, WC, Shakespeare‘s humorous play translates into WA] a colourful and imaginative ballet, perfomied
House/Lights Wed 7—Sat 1() Jun. 8pm (Sat mat 3pm). £15 (£7.50). The only UK performance of this new work by The Wooster Group. Fusing text from Gertrude Stein‘s opera libretto Doctor Faustus Lights The Lights and l960s B-movie Olga '5 House Of Shame, the re-vamped Tramway opens its doors with style. See feature.
by this Welsh company. See preview. Physical Recall Dance Company - Blue/Garrison Tue 6 Jun. 7.30pm.
£7 (£3). The London-based contemporary dance company present two new works, including Blue, by Time Out Award winners Fiona Edwards and Jamie Walton.
282 Ho ' Street. 332 9000. [P, II, WC, WA] Scottis Ballet - Romeo And Juliet Thu l—Sat 10 Jun (not Sun/ivIon). 7.15pm (Sat 3 Jun mat 2.15pm; Thu 8th Jun mat 1.30pm). The sombre mood of the medieval period often used for Romeo and Juliet is replaced by a fresh and vibrant Verona in this new version of the Prokofiev ballet. Choreographed by Artistic Director Robert North and starring dance god Adam Cooper (in selected performances), the production received rave reviews on its tour of Switzerland and Italy. See feature.
()3 Tron me, 287 5511.
Our Ba Magnet Thu I—Sat I7Jun (not Sun/Mon). 8pm. £6.95—£8.95 (£3.’50—£5). All tickets £3 on Thu 1 Jun. Douglas Maxwell’s new comedy following four small-town boys as they progress into adulthood and try to reconcile their childhood troubles. See preview.
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