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 (ilasgow arc ayailahle from the Ticket (‘entre. (‘andleriggs Mon -Sat lll.3tlarn—(i.3tlpm: Sun noon 5pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0141 287 551 1. Any 'l‘icketlink box office cart sell tickets for otlter
'l'l' indicates \cttttcs where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokctts cart be bought from the Ticket ('cnlrc. (Xindlcriggs. (ilasgow, ()141 287 5910; most branches of W.ll. Smith. John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline. 0171 240 ssoo.
30 Midland Street. 221 4001. [WC WA] Passing Places Sat 23 Sep. Spm. £5 (£3). Stephen (ireenhorn's ‘Road Moyie for the Stage' enjoys another outing in the hands of ()n () Productions. Stifled by their .‘ylotherwell home. Alex and Brian head for the hills and embark on a life-changing journey through the Highlands and Islands.
] 1‘) (iorbals Street. 42‘) 0022. [P. 11. ‘1'1‘. W(‘. WA]
Blithe Spirit Thu 21 Sep—ASat 14 ()ct (not Sun Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). All tickets £3 on Tuesday. Philip Prowsc directs the (‘itizens' Theatre ('ompany irt .\'oel (‘oward‘s l‘)4l comic antidote to the war years. The action centres around the tempestuous ghost lilyira. a woman determined to cause her husband and his new wife as much trouble as possible. despite being dead for seyen years. See prcy'icw.
Funhouse lintit Sat 14 ()ct (not
Sun Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). All tickets £3 on 'l‘uesday. liric Bogosian's no-holds- barred look at the dark side of American society.
Two Way Mirror tintit Sat 14 ()ct (not Sttn Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). All tickets £3 oti 'l‘uesday. Arthur Miller's sensitive and haunting look at grief relationships.
‘) liniyersityAyenue. 3305522.
Buzzin’ To Bits Tue 3-—l‘ri () ()ct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). 'l‘oonspeak. the young pe.iplc's theatre company that brought you Track/rt 'Il’ack ll. scrye tip anotltcr
humorous teenage tale. Written by Mark O‘Rowe. the playwright behind 1‘)‘)‘) Fringe hit Howie The Rookie. Buzzirt' started life with an Irish accent. btit has been translated into pure Glaswegian. PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 887 1010. [11. WC. WA] Elbow Room Dance Company: Metchen Fri 22 Sep. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). 'l‘ranslated from Armenian to mean ‘frotn within‘. this new dance piece explores the similarities between the Violin and the female form. See preview.
Like A Virgin Tue 2(>—Sat 30 Sep. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). (iordon Steel's tale of two Madonna-obsessed teenage girls. who dream of pop stardom but find life doesn't always turnout asyou'd hoped. A Little Rain Thu 5--Sat 7 Oct. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). The concluding part of 7:84 Theatre (‘ompany’s state of the natiott trilogy. In this black comedy. two strangers meet on a rainy (ilasgow eyening. and confront a crossroads iii both their liy'es. See preyiew.
l2l Renlicld Street. 332 ltS'4b. [1). W('. WA]
Mrs Brown's Last Wedding tintil Sun 8 ()ct (not Mon). 7.30pm. £10--£l4. lrish funnyman Brendan ()‘(Ktrroll returns to the Payilion for the third time as Mammy Brown. head of a family of madcap Dubliners.
‘)S Ingram Street. 287 5511. [P. WC. WA. WAA]
Glengarry Glen Ross Thu 2S—Sat 30 Sep. 7.30pm. £S (£4). Theatre Fusion present David Mamet‘s intense drama exploring the high pressure liyes of a grou ) of real estate salesmen.
Drin ing In America and Voices 'I‘liu 2S—-Sat 30 Sep. 10.30pm. l-‘ree.
Strathcly de Theatre (irottp deliyer sortie late night drama in the form of two short plays by l.'S playwright liric Bogosian.
SOUTHERN NECROPOLIS CEMETARY (‘alcdonia Road. (iorbals. Tickets: 2S7 551 1.
City Of Silence Wed 4—Sat 7 ()cl. 7.30pm. This week's unusual theatre production comes courtesy of Ian .‘ylorland. who has written an existential little numher set in a grayeyard. Tommy and Natalie find themselyes on a tour of the Southern Necropolis Cemetery. and are quickly drawn under the spell of their tour guide Stephen, who makes them question their own liy'es. Performed in a promenade style with liye musical accompaniment. those wishing to watch ('r'ry ()j‘St‘lence should meet at the cemetery and let themselyes be led to the St l-‘rancis (‘entre in (‘umberland Street. THEATRE ROYAL
282 Hope Street. 332 0000. |P. 11. W(‘. wry]
Hamlet Tue 2(>—Sat 30 Sep. 7.15pm (Thu mat 1.30pm). £5—£l7.50. London's National Theatre goes on tour with Shakespeare's tragedy. with Simon
Russell Beale as the eponymous son. Sec preview.
25 Albert Drive. 287 3900. [P, 'l'l‘, WC. WA]
A.D. Until Sat 7 Oct. Wed. Thu 61; Fri 8pm; Sat 2pm. 5pm & 8pm. £10 (£5). Raindog theatre company present this trilogy of plays by Glasgow's poet laureate. lidwin Morgan. A three part opus. .11). features 40 performers and an ambitious range of sound and lighting. Part one Wed 8pm; Part two Thu 8pm; Part three liri 8pm; All three parts Sat 2pm. 5pm ck Spin. Tickets £10 (£5) for one; £17.50 (£8.50) for two; £22.50 (£11.50) forthree.
Myths Of The Near Future Sat 23 Sep. Wed 27 Sep. Fri 2‘) Sep ck Wed 4 Oct .S‘pm. £8 (£4). Based on three science fiction tales by 1.0. Ballard. this trio of performances by Untitled follows on from an earlier project last year. Taking place in a yariety of theatrical spaces. .llyrlix ()f The Near Future irt Tramway 4 explores the nature of obsession: The lino/77mm Space looks at self-sufficiency and is performed in a suburban liying room (a bus leayes Tramway at 8pm to take you there); and The Drowned (iianr is a short exercise in mortality presented as a guided tour in ’liramway 2. Please note. (flan! and Space take place on the same night. .llyr/is is a separate performance. Ticket holders for Space and .lly'r/zs can see (flu/rt for free. See prey'iew.
TRON THEATRE ()3’1‘rongalc. 552 4207. Further Than The Furthest Thing Until Sat 23 Sep. 7.30pm. £7—£‘) (£3.50—£5). Zinnie llarris' award-winning play based on the true-life upheayal of occupants on the British-owned island of'l‘ristan da ('uhna.
Dream Train Wed 27—Thu 28 Sep. 8pm. £7.50 (£4). Inspired by Bach's (Jolt/berg \iu'iarimis. Tom .‘ylctirath's humorous look at insomnia and dreams was first performed by Magnetic North at the Traycrsc last autumn. Unable to sleep. a Baron spends his nights listening to Bach. until dream arid reality become one. Meanwhile. his wife meets a stranger on a train who appears to be heading for her house . . .
The Reader Tue 3-—‘Sat 7 ()et. 8pm (Sat mat 2pm). £7.50—£‘).50 (£4—£5.50). Tue 3 all tickets £3.50. Based on Bernhard Schlink‘s noyel. this adaptation for Borderline Theatre is a taut expose of loyc and duty in World War 11. An impressionahle schoolboy falls in love with an illiterate older woman, btit is deyastated when she suddenly disappears. Years later they are reunited. only this time. he‘s a lawyer and she's on trial for SS war crimes.
laleo Flamenco l’ri 2‘)—Sat 30 Sep. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£5.50). When lilamenco
Early season treats
The Hypochondriak Tony Cownie's splendid production combines belly laughs wrth reflections on the nature of both deception and self- deception. A stunning set is combined with some carefully measured OTT action to provide a terrific night out. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum, until Sat 7 Oct.
Hamlet Simon Russell Beale treads in some pretty glorious footsteps in this production by the National Theatre. We can expect a rather more cerebral treatment of the Dane’s existential problem than usual. Glasgow: Theatre Royal, Tue 26—Sat 30 Sep.
A Little Rain Peter Arnott’s new play represents the third part of 7:84's state of the nation trilogy reflecting on the new Scotland. New artistic director Gordon Laird makes his debut with a play depicting a microcosm of Scottish socrety through a Glasgow pub. Glasgow: Paisley Arts Centre, Thu 5—Sat 7 Oct, then touring.
is done well. there's nothing quite like it. The furious clapping of hands, stamping of feet. wailing of voice and strumming of guitar all combining to glorious effect. And this lot — comprised of several award-winning artists from Seyille — are sortie of the fittest exponents of the genre iii the world.
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(Moliére’s Le Malade lmaginaire translated and adapted)
by Hector MacMillan Box Ofﬁce: 0131 248 4848.
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