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.


WA = Wheelchair Access; P = Parking Facilities; WC = Adapted Toilet(s). TICKETLINK

Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm; Sun noon—5pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0141 287 5511. Any Ticketlink box office can sell tickets for other venues. THEATRE TOKENS

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.ll. Smith, John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline, 0171 240 8800.



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

Antigone Until Sat 9 Sep. 7.30pm. £10

(£3). The age old conflict between the personal and the political comes under the spotlight once again when TAG Theatre Company perform Sarah Woods’ powerful version of the Sophocles classic. See review. Funhouse Tue 19 Sep—Sat 14 Oct (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Free preview Tue 19 Sep. All tickets £3 on Tues. Eric Bogosian’s no-holds-barred look at the dark side of American society. See preview.

Two Way Mirror Wed 20 Sep—Sat 14 Oct (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Free preview Wed 20 Sep. All tickets £3 on Tues. Arthur Miller’s sensitive and haunting portrayal of grief, and the relationship between men and women. See preview.

Blithe Spirit Thu 21 Sep—Sat 14 Oct (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Free preview Thu 21 Sep. All tickets £3 on Tues. Philip Prowse directs the Citizens' Theatre Company in Noel Coward’s 1941 comic antidote to the war years. The action centres around the tempestuous ghost Elvira, a woman determined to cause her husband and his new wife as much trouble as possible, despite being dead for seven years. See preview.


Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. [P, H, WC, WA

Hol ywood And The Musicals Sat 16 Sep. 7.30pm. £16—£22. Elaine C. Smith hosts this evening of top show tunes, with contributions from some of the West End’s brightest stars backed by the

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9 University Avenue, 330 5522.

Six Months Here. Six Months There Sun 17 Sep. 2.30pm. Free. Students from Glasgow University’s Department ofTheatre, Film and Television give a rehearsed reading of this new play by Margaret Rose and Emanuela Rossini. Staged by Nicola McCartney, the piece charts the history of Italian Scottish women, from Mussolini’s 1940 dictatorship to present day.


297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [11, WC, WA]

Always Patsy Cline Until Sat 9 Sep. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £5—£I7.50. In the pre-stalking days of old, a country music fan named Louise bumped into her idol Patsy Cline, and the two women struck up a friendship which was to last until Cline‘s untimely

; demise in 1963. This is their story, and

needless to say it's peppered throughout by some of the country legend’s greatest hits.


New Street. 887 1010. [H, WC. WA] Ashes To Ashes Sat 9 Sep. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). A powerful new drama from Badac Theatre Company, looking at the day-to- day existence of two inmates in a concentration camp.

The Kaos Renaissance Fri 15 Sep. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). Combining a highly physical performance style with a cappella singing and visual technology, Kaos Theatre perform their new play celebrating humanity’s quest for knowled e.

Sex 8: Cfiocolate Tue 19 Sep. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). Award-winning playwright Rona Munro and award-winning actress Fiona Knowles hook up once again for this new comedy drama. Jan hasjust hit 50, and faced with a long bank holiday weekend alone, she embarks on an adventure filled with yep, you guessed it, sex and chocolate.


121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. (P, WC, WA]

Mrs Brown's Last Wedding Tue 19 Sep—Sun 8 Oct (not Mon). 7.30pm. £10—£14. Irish funnyman Brendan O’Carroll returns to the Pavilion for the third time as Mammy Brown, head of a family of madcap Dubliners.


282 Ho e Street, 332 9000

Scottis Opera-Das Rheingold Thu 7, Sat 9, Wed 13, Sat 16 Aug. See classical listings.


25 Albert Drive, 287 3900. [P, "IT, WC, WA]

True Until Sat 16 Sep (not Sun/Mon). 8pm. £8 (£4). A site-specific piece'by Fierce, which blends performance and installation to explore the secrets of the human body. By day, you can see the installation, by night the performance investigates the death of True’s central character, Lucy Palmer (how very Twin Pea/cs). Audience members are invited to bring along a memento of something or someone they have lost, and the resulting goodies will form the basis of an exhibition.

A.D. Wed 20 Sep—Sat 7 Oct. Wed—Fri 8pm; Sat 2pm, 5pm & 8pm. £10 (£5). Raindog theatre company present this trilogy of plays by Glasgow’s poet laureate, Edwin Morgan. An evocative and compelling re- telling of the story of Jesus Christ, this three-part opus features 40 performers and an ambitious range of sound and lighting. Part One is on Wed at 8pm; Part Two is on Thu at 8pm; Part Three is on Fri at 8pm; and all three are performed on Sat at 2pm, 5pm & 8pm. Tickets £10 (£5) for one; £17.50 (£8.50) for two; £22.50 (£11.50) for three. See feature.


63 Trongate, 552 4267.

Further Than The Furthest Thing Until Sat 23 Sep (not Sun). 7.30pm. £7—£9 (£3.50—£5). Zinnie l-Iarris’ award-winning play based on the true-life upheaval of occupants on the British-owned island of Tristan da Cunha.

lain Heggie Until Sat 9 Sep. 8pm. Free. Playwright l-leggie puts a group of young actors through their paces in this evening of improvisation, not usually open to the public.

Open Roads 2000 Mon 11—Sun 17 Sep. The Tron plays host to the International Romany and Travellers Festival, featuring storytelling steeped in heritage from Sheila Stewart and Essie Stewart on Wed 13 Sep at 6pm and Stanley Robertson & Alex John Williamson on Fri 15 Sep at 6pm and 11pm. See Folk & World listings for concert details, Frontlines and theatre preview.

Doors Open Day Sat 16—Sun 17 Sep. 10am—4pm. Free. The Tron throws open its doors and invites you to discover the

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