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.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
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.
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.H. Smith, John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline, 0171 240 8800.
30 Midland Street. 221 4001. [WC, WA] Dead Letter Fri 10 & Sat 11 Nov. 8pm. £3—£5. Faultline presents the story of a lonely postal clerk who finds solace in the lost letters of strangers. See preview.
119 Gorbals Street, 429 0022. [P, H, TT, WC, WA]
The Old Tune and Rough For Theatre 1 Until Sat 18 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Stalls Studio. Giles Havergal directs a double-bill of Samuel Beckett two-handers, featuring Patrick Hannaway and Derwent Watson in both plays. First up is The Old Tune, in which two old friends reminisce; followed by the shorter, though arguably better, Rough Theatre, which takes a look at ca- dependency. See review.
Ten Rillington Place Until Sat 18 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Kenny Miller adapts and directs Ludovic Kennedy’s book about Timothy Evans, a man hanged for the brutal murders John Christie was later charged with. See review.
The Dance Of Death Until Sat 18 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). August Strindberg wrote this barbed look at a doomed marriage on recovery from a period of mental illness, and as such the play has a far more mythical quality than his earlier naturalistic plays such as Miss Julie or The Father.Tam Dean Burn plays the ailing husband, Edgar and Anne Marie Timoney his frustrated ex-actress wife. See review.
9 University Avenue, 330 5522.
Can’t Pay? Won't Pay! Thu 9—Sat 11 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Set in the working class suburbs of Milan, this fast-paced political farce from Dario F0 is a theatrical gem. When a group of housewives plunder their local supermarket in a protest about inflated prices, they incur the wrath of their trade unionist husbands and the local police. Performed by Glasgow University ’5 Stag Theatre.
297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [H, WC, WA] Doctor Dolittle Until Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5-£24.50. Philip Schof'ield hands over the doctor’s reins to madhouse resident Russ Abbot as the hit musical continues its tour. But regardless of who’s at the helm, the real stars of the show are the 90-odd animatronic animals who squawk and talk their way through this fun show. See Phil Kay page 6
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Hopeless Games Much loved Edinburgh Fringe hit from Do Fabrik returns to Scotland fora metaphysical journey through the soul. 5 t Bride ’5 Centre, Edinburgh, Thu Z-Sat 78 Nov.
The Dance Of Death This bleak and uncompromising examination of contemporary marriage features Tam Dean Burn and Ann Marie Timoney as a typically miserable Strindbergian couple. Their schemes against each other are blackly comic. See review. Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow, until Sat 78 Nov.
Don't Forget Me Starving Artists presents satirical comedy alongside a love story set in modern Hollywood. Will Angus and Chip finally get together? Find out. See review. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Fri 3-Sat4 Nov.
Howie The Rookie Tremendous award-winning play by Mark O'Rowe about low-life Dublin, delivered in a pummelling urban poetry. See preview. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Tue i4—Sat 18 Nov.
A Servant To Two Masters Translated by Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall, this joint Young Vic/RSC adaptation of the Goldoni farce is directed by the much acclaimed Tim Supple. King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, Mon l3-Sat 18 Nov.
Mack 8i Mabel Mon 6—Sat 11 Nov. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm). £6—£16. Leading amateur company, The Apollo Players, presents this musical re- telling of the bitter-sweet love affair between silent movie star Mabel Norman and her director Mack Sennett.
Kiss Me Kate Mon 13—Sat 18 Nov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £6—£13. Amateur production of the musical fave, loosely based on Shakespeare‘s Taming Of The Shrew, with Cole Porter's classic score.
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Wed 22 Nov to Sat 2 Dec @ 7.30
by Ben Elton Set in the Hollywood home of Tarantino-style movie director, Bruce Delamitri, Popcorn is a blood-curdling satirical comedy thriller with the firing capacity of a hit squad. ’First-rate popular entertainment, funny, gripping and genuinely thought-provoking. ’ Daily Telegraph
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Tickets Monllues £5/2 Wed-Sat £8/4 Ticket Centre 0141 - 287 5511
The Ramshorn Theatre, 98 Ingram St, Glasgow 0141 - 552 3489 firstname.lastname@example.org
PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE
New Street, 887 1010. [H, WC, WA]. Little Women Wed 15—Sat 18 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Trinity Group perform Peter Clapham‘s adaptation of the Louisa M. Alcott classic.
PAISLEY TOWN HALL
Abbey Close, 887 1010.
Macbeth Until Thu 2 Nov. Wed 8pm; Thu 10am. £8 (£6); Thursday morning show £2.50. Long Overdue Theatre Company performs its interpretation of Shakespeare’s tale, which promises technical wizardry, pyrotechnics and a constantly evolving set. Highly favourable reviews are following them around Britain as they go.
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THE TRON November 2000
Starving Artists 8. Paisley Arts Centre
Don’t Forget Me 7...... Fri 3 & Sat4 November 8pm Bar _ V 899991.333...
Russell Hunter in
Krapp’s Last Tape
Wed 8 — Sat 11 November 8pm
Jerry Sadowitz Magic Show Wed 8 — Sat 11 November 10pm
John Hegley in Dog
Sun 12 November 8pm
Howie the Rookie Tues 14 — Sat 18 November 8pm
.TRON THEATRE GLASGOW
0141 552 4267
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