Strong family drama in A Man With Connections at The Arches

strong. All claims abotit his relationship RSAMD to Annie are forgotten as he gets 100 Renfrew' Street. 332 5057. IH. WC. sequinned up for tltis 70s disco sensation. WA]

The Parable Of The Blind Mon 5/1” iie 6 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). New satire about

set in New York's clubland.

PAVILION THEATRE l2| Renlield Street. 332 1846. [R W('. WA] Money Money Money Fri 2 Feb. 7.30pm. £12.50 (£10.50). When Abba won the [Eurovision Song Contest back in 1974. who'd have thought that nearly 30 years later the world would be riddled with tribute bands and themed shows. This particular homage to the Swedes is brought to you by the cast of Mama Mia (big West End hit written by Abba boys. Benny and Bjorn).

Benchtours' Pete (‘lerke and inspired by : Gert Hoffman‘s text and Brueghel's - painting. Slap Thu X/Fri 9 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Domestic abuse. adultery and slapstick may seem like strange bedfellows, but hopefully in the hands of director David Richmond. it won't prove too offensive. Newtopia Mon l2fTue l3 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). The New Towns of the 50s and 60s haven't turned out quite as the planners hoped. RSAMD students look at

RAMSHORN THEATRE the reality of liast Kilbride. (‘umbernauld 98 Ingram Street. 287 551 l. [R WC. WA. et al and the visions behind them. WAA] The Tale Of Tales Wed l4—Fri Io Feb.

Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead Mon 5—Sat l0 Feb. 7.30pm. £5—£8 (£2—-£4). I’lucked from relative obscurity within the pages of Shakespeare‘s

7.30pm. £6 (£4). Musical theatre piece based on the Neapolitan folktales. II I’wtlumermtt'.

Hum/er. these humorous. btit scheming. I TRAMWAY young men flourished in the hands of 25 .Alhert Drive. 287 3900. ll’. TI'. WC. Tom Stoppard, w ho based a whole new WA]

play around them. Tim Roth and (iary ()ldmaii starred in the film and here. Strathclyde Theatre Group attempts to raise the laughs on stage.

Wake Weekend - Jim Haynes Happening Thu l—Sat 3 Feb. ()pm. Free. The American-born theatrical guru who launched the Traverse Theatre back in the

‘stumbling and screaming' (1’) directed by

early 60s joins in the fun with I028. and creates his own ‘Happening'. The event takes place on the Tramway balcony. with just sixteen tickets a\ailable per night. See preview.

Wake Weekend - Past Eve and Adam's Thu l—Sat 3 Feb. 9pm. £8 (£4). Tam Dean Burn stars in this new piece by 1028. based on the works of James Joy ce. The show is complemented by screenings of Mary [Ellen Bute's l965 film Passages From Flinn-guns Hit/w. which w ill be shown daily at 5.30pm (for free). and the Jim Haynes ‘llappening' (see above for detailsi. See pres iew.


(i3 Trongate. 552 4207.

Glimpse Thu l—sSat 3 Feb. 8pm. £7.50—£l0 (£4~ £5.50i. Vanishing Point presents the world premiere of Matthew Lenton's new ghost story. which brings together a senile old woman and two lost travellers. See review.

Plays In Progress Sat lo Feb. 4.30pm. £2. The first in a series of rehearsed readings. spotlighting new plays being developed for BBC Scotland Radio Drama.

Casanova Wed 14 Feb- Sat 3 Mar. 8pm. £3.50--£l0. Suspect ('ulture. the theatre company behind 7T)’I('l(’.\.\, .lltii‘mm'uni

_ and ('um/ide 2000 is back with David

(ireig‘s latest play. which questions life. love and morality. Drawing inspiration frotn a variety of lotharios, (‘usmmi-u centres on a renowned artist. busy curating his final exhibition. which illustrates his rather dubious sexual history. See feature.


; mums ROYAL

282 Hope Street. 332 9000. II’. H. WC. WA]

Scottish Ballet - Aladdin Tue 6—82” 17 Feb (not Sun/Mon). (‘horeographed by ex-London Contemporary Dance man Robert (‘ohan and scored by film and TV man Carl Davis. this new production from Scottish Ballet has a style all its

; own. Some natty special effects by


illusionist Paul Kieve help spice things up.

25 Albert Drive. 287 3900. IP. Tl". wc. WA]

j Vincent Dance Theatre - Caravan Of

Lies Thu 8/Fri 9 Feb. 8pm. £8 (£4).

Charlotte Vincent directs this darkly comic look at the backstage world of the

theatre. drawn together by a circus clown who comperes three solo performances. See preview.


BEDLAM THEATRE 1 lb Bristo Place. 225 9893. IWC. WA]

Accidental Death Of An Anarchist Tue

()—-ThU 8 Feb. 7pm. £4 (£3-£3.50). Edinburgh University Theatre (‘ompany presents Dario Fo's political farce about a man who mysteriously falls from a window while in police custody. The

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Filth Tam Dean Burn reprises his splendid performance as a (oiiiipt Edinburgh police officer in Harry Gibson’s adaptation of IrVine Welsh's book. If this one-man show on the main stage works as well as it did in the Citizens' stalls studio, you're in for a nasty kind of treat, Cit/zens’ Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 6—Sat 24 Feb. Glimpse Vanishing Pomt’s piece, traces the story of two women afflicted by dementia diyided by centuries, but unified by their condition. A movmg, and occasionally disquieting piece of theatre. See reView. Tron, Glasgow, Fr/ 1—Sat 3 Feb.

A View From The Bridge Matt Costello leads in Kenny Ireland's production of Arthur Miller's classic. Paralleling Greek tragedy, this is the story of unconsCious incestuous desires and betrayal in a working- Class New York family. See prewew. Roya/ Lyceum, Edinburgh, Sat 70 Feb—Sat 70 Mar.

performance is followed by live music and. we're told. lots of drinking with all profits going to Amnesty International.

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