Stephen who makes them question their own lives. Performed in a promenade style with live musical accompaniment, those wishing to watch ('in ()fSilence should meet at the cemetery and let themselves be led to the St Francis Centre in Cumberland Street.


282 llo e Street. 332 9000.

Scottish Opera L'Elisir d’amore Tue 17 & Thu 19 Oct. See Classical.


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

A.D. Until Sat 7 Oct. Thu & Fri 8pm; Sat 2pm, 5pm 6’; 8pm. £10 (£5). Raindog theatre company presents this trilogy of plays by [Edwin Morgan re-telling the story ofJesus Christ. See review.

Myths Of The Near Future Until Sat 7 Oct. 9pm; 6th Oct 8pm. £8 (£4). Based on three science fiction tales by 1.6. Ballard, this trio of performances by Untitled takes place in a variety of theatrical spaces: .‘llyths ()f The Near Future in Tramway 4 explores the nature of obsession; The Enormous Space looks at self-sufficiency and is performed in a suburban living room (a bus leaves Tramway at 8pm to take you there); and The Drowned Giant is a short exercise in mortality presented as a guided tour in Tramway 2.

Medea Wed ll—Sat 14 Oct. 8pm. £12 (£8). Theatre Babel present Liz Lochhead’s acclaimed re-working of the Euripides play. A big hit at this year‘s Edinburgh Fringe and well worth a look. Beckett From Brazil Tue l7—Wed 18 Oct. 8.30pm. £6 (£3).

Puppetry fropm Brazil which promises to bring alive Beckett‘s mime in a manner more real than mere human actors. See feature.

Quat Tue 17-Wed 18 Oct. 7.30pm, 8.15pm, 9pm. £9 (£4).

Beckett rendered in dance from Germany. using local dancers. and four

cameras to recreate the original television production. See feature. Pieces Courtes (Beckett Shorts) Fri 20—Sat 21 Oct. 7.30pm. £9 (£4).

Where else would you go to see Beckett’s shorts performed but France? Well. Cathy Boyd brings France to you with one of the country ‘s leading avante garde companies performing, unusually, in the context of this festival, pure theatre pieces. See feature.


63 Trongate, 552 4267.

The Reader Until Sat 7 Oct. 8pm; Sat 2pm & 8pm. £7.50—£9.50 (Ll-£5.50). Based on Bernhard Schlink’s novel, this adaptation for Borderline Theatre is a taut exposé of love and duty in World War II. An impressionable schoolboy falls in love with an illiterate older woman, but is devastated 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. Red Sun 8 Oct. See Kids listings.

A Little Rain Tue 10—Sat 14 Oct. 8pm. £7.50—£9.50 (£4—5.50); opening night all tickets £3.50. See Paisley Arts Centre.

Something There Thu 19 & Sun 22 Oct. 9pm. (£9 (£6). Graham Eatough, of Suspect Culture and composer David Paul Jones combine for this rendering of Beckett’s poetry into movement. See feature.



25 Albert Drive, 287 3900. [P. TI‘. WC. W’A]

The Curve Foundation Thu 12-Sat 14 Oct. 8.30pm; Fri 2.30pm 6’; 8.30pm. £8 (£4). Company founder Ross Cooper choreographs littreme and Fragile and introduces the new talents of guest choreographer Rui Graca and a revival of Peter Darrell‘s Jetu'. See preview.

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truthful and hilarious, this tale of friendship, family and fate is comic, tragic and ultimately uplifting.

Mon 9 and Tues 10 October 7.30pm £8 or £5 conc.


Box Office 01 506 433634

Thursday12 - Friday13 Saturday 14 - Sunday15

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh's main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues, can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews.

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See Kids

The Bookroom

The Bookroom The Bookroom


Blithe Spirit Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Citizens Main

Two Way Mirror Two Way Mirror

Funhotise Funhouw

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Citizens Circle Citizens Stalls


Dr Dolittle

Dr Dolittle Dr Dolittle


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Jeffrey Bernard

Jeffrey Bernard

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Pine And The liagle Pine And The Iiagle

Portadown Blues Portadown Blues

Portadown Blues

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- Among Broken Hearts Among Broken Hearts Among Broken Hearts

Portadown Blues

Portadown Blues

Among Broken Hearts: Among Broken Hearle Among Broken Hearts.

Portadowwi Blues Portadown Blues

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St Bride's

5 Th Workshop

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