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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'I'I' indieates \ enues w here IIIL‘QIITC IiiIs‘etis can be t'\.eIi;itIgetI litr tiekets. 'l'okens can be bought lrorri the 'I'ieket ('entre. ( aridleriggs. (ilasgow. (llsll SS“ S‘IIH; inost branehes ot' WIII. Smith. John Menzies and .lames 'l‘hin Booksellers; or by eredit eard I'rorn ’I'okeiiline. (IITI lilo .ssoii_



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Pal Joey l'ntiI Sat 23 Dee (not Sun. Mon). 7.3llprn. Llll (L3). All tickets £3 on 'l‘uesday. Based on a series ot~ short stories written by John ()‘I Iara tor the New Iii/Aer, this Rodgers and Ilart musieaI IoIIows the lite ol .loey Iiyans. a nightelub erneee in dow ntow it (‘hieago See rey iew‘. Death In Venice t‘iriil Sat 33 Dee (not Sun Mon i. T. illpni. {Ill (Hi. All tickets L3 on 'I‘uesday. (iiIes IIay ergal direets liiinselt in this one-rnan adaptatioti ol 'I‘Iiomas .‘ylann's noyel about art austere (iertnan seIioIar.

Peer Gynt t'niil Sat 23 Dee inot Sun. Mon]. ~Slipm. i‘ll US). All tickets :3 on Iuesday. Adaptor direetor (‘Iare \‘enabIes' take on Henrik Ibsen‘s eIassie drama about a would-be artist and the woman he ones. See reyiew.


93—95 Ily ridland Street. 35,” .‘sStiS.

The News At When . . . ? IItU 21 Dee. llfitlpm in the bar. l’ree. 7S4 Theatre Company follows up last year's round-up ot' news with this new show looking at the eyents ot' the past year.


2‘)? Bath Street. ZS" 5511. [II. WC. WA] Cinderella l'ntiI Sat 2]) Jan. ~pm (pItrs mats). L3—L155ll. Ihe stalwarts oi the panto world are out in loree onee again for the King‘s annual extrayaganza. (ierard Kelly. 'I‘ony Roper. Barbara Rafferty et aI inyite you to ‘haye a ball' with einders and her aesthetieally ehaIIenged sisters. See reyiew.


New Street. SS" Illlll. [II, WC. WA] Hansel & Gretel t'iiiil Sat .‘sti Dee (not Suns). 'I‘imes yary. LT—L‘Sfiti (55» Loft i). I’aisley'\ annual paiito promises lots of laughs. original musie and a happy ending. See rey'iew'.


IZI Renlield Street. 333 1846. [l’, WC. WA]

Treasure Island L'ntiI Sat 27 Jan (not Mons). 7.3llpm (plus mats). £7.5(l»£11.5ll. Brendan ()‘Carroll and Andy (‘amerori share star billing with a huge pink spotted inlIatahle Ioon. otherwise known as Mr Blobby. Here's hoping a w ell—aimed 'I'w iglet from the audienee puts the nation out ol' its misery onee and for all . . . See reyiew'.


0S Ingram Street. 237 551 I. [I’, WC. WA, w'.-\.t\]

The Night Before Christmas t'ntil Sat

Io Dee. "Sltpm. LF—LS IL2~L~1L Ir tarry

godmothers and beattstalks are your idea of hell. then eheek out Anthony Neilson‘s alternatiy e and wicked look at the testiy e


It'll Rerifrew Street. 3.“: 5"?” ]II. Wt‘. WA]

Aladdin l'ntil Sat lb Dee 3 Fl 'pm A "Slipm. KEN it? i. The leadeltty "s tatai year Acting students prepare tire-:rtsely es tor the harsh reality ot their ehosen protessiort. arid get some panto trazrzing in early.

Into The New l'ntiI Sat lb I)ee. b Illprir. Lb (U i. I‘inal Year Acting students present thirteen pieces ot original work oy er I-otit esettittgs.


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It’s Christmas With The Happy Gang l'ntil Sun I" Dee. See Is'ids listings. Shaolin Monks Wheel Of Life In 15 Dee. L I (XSILL I N5“. .-\ speelaettlat stage show based around the lorees ol good and ex iI. ineorporattng iriusre. speeial etteets and the anetent martial art ot Isung I'u.


is: No re Street. 332 noon.

Scottiin Opera Madama Butterfly Wed le. I’ri 33. Thu 2S and Sat 3t! I)ee. See (‘Iassieal listings.


(i3 'I'rorigate. 552 4207.

Peter Pan l'ntil Sat b Jan (not Sun Mon). 7.3tlpm (plus mats). LSFUL‘ Illfill. theatrebabel and the Iron Iheatre ('ornpany present their take on .l. .‘\1. Barry 's eIassie tale. ineorporatirig puppetry. masks and II\ e musie eorriposed by danee tusion band t'eltie Wah Wah. Suitable for children aged S and o\ er. and adults. See rey iew.

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