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Drama 8 dance listings compiled by Kelly Apter.
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253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. |\\'('. war
The National Review Of Live Art t‘ntil Sun 18 l-‘eh. Britain‘s longest running festival of live art takes tip residence at the newly refurbished Arches. with an eclectic range of new work frotn Mexico. Japan. litirope. 1K and the ISA. Ranging from performance art to music to \ itleo art. the Work is nothing if not intriguing. as one of the participants. Rohert Ayers (Sat noon & 10.30pm) demonstrates: ‘l helieve in twigs. hiscuits and a long piece of string’. Quite.
A Wee sit or How Do You Do wt-ti 2s lieh Sat 3 Mar. 3pm. £7 (£4). Following on from the success of II'I‘t'lml‘rlblt' Dolphins. Sounds of Progress fuse real life stories. docttmentary images and a specially commissioned live score to create this account of what it is to he different. I‘orhes .Vlasson (who thankfully lives to see another acting day alter his nasty litisilimlt'rv encounter) and (ierda Stevenson star. See preview.
1 1‘) (iorhals Street. 42‘) 0022. ll’. 11. 'I'I‘. \\'(‘. WA]
Filth I'ntil Sat 24 Feb (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10(£3). (Main 'l‘heatre). Sex. drugs and violence will always guarantee a certain amount of bums on seats. So once again Irvine Welsh‘s tale of a corrupt policeman returns to the ('it/. and once again it's an absolute triumph. See
Faithfull t'niil Sat 24 lieh (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £1003). (Stalls Studio). More sex and drugs at the (‘it/. this time culled froin the autohiography of fast-living chanteuse. Marianne l‘aithfull. Inspired by the ‘Audience With' style TV programmes. the play delves deep into liaithfttll‘s carnal exploits with various Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger. Keith Richards and. if she'd had her way. Brian Jones. See review. The Mysterious Mother t'ntil Sat 24 l-‘eh (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). ((‘ircle Studio). liven more sex. Only this time. they're keeping it in the family as Horace Walpole's l7oh’ tale of incest and villainy finally gets its first performance (apparently we can handle this kind of sttiff nowadays). See review.
9 t'niyersity Avenue. 330 5522.
I Capture The Castle Thu 22 Sat 24 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). STAG 'I‘heatre present the Scottish debut of l)odie Smith’s bittersweet comedy based around the lives of an impoverished genteel family.
The Cheviot, The Stag & The Black, Black Oil Thu 1 Sat 3 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £8 (to). l-‘rom the ('learances to the search for crude oil. the Pantheon (‘luh present their adaptation of John .\Ic(irath's play. exploring the long- running exploitation of the Highlanders o\ er the centuries.
297 Bath Street. 287 5511. lll.\\'('.\\'A| Oh! What A Night l'ntil Sat 17 lieh. 7.30pm; l‘ri & Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm. £7.50 L235”. Ills (lays of large lt‘otlset's. trilhy hats. paternity stiits and for that matter. chart hits. may he a distant memory. but Kid ('reole (yes. remember him?) is still going strong. All claims about his relationship to Annie are forgotten as he gets sequined tip for this 711s disco sensation. set in New York's Clubland.
121 Renfteld Street. 332 1340. ll). \\'(‘. \‘y'Al
Peter Powers l‘ri 1(1 lieh Sal It) .\lar (not Sun ~'I‘hu). liri 7.30pm; Sat 7.30pm & midnight. £10. The man with the power to make you dance on stage. kiss a stranger and generally make a total arse of yourself is hack with tnore hypnotic shenanigans.
()8 Ingram Street. 287 5511. ll’. \\'('. \VA. WAAI
One Flea Spare Mon 1‘) Sat 24 l-‘eh. 7.30pm. £5 £8 (£2 £4). As Naomi Wallace's new play. The 'I'rt's'rlt' A! l’u/n' Lick ('rr’t'k opens at the 'l‘raversc. here's a chance to see one of the IS playwright's earlier works. Set during the plague of 1665. an elderly cotiple have almost reached the end of their quarantine period. when two strangers enter the house. forcing all four of them to live together for a further 28 days. See preview.
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253 ARGYLE 'ST GLASGOW
The best of February Hamlet lel“ B't‘W‘d". s poxserﬂi DOT‘OTTTHTT‘IH‘ as the Dam- n' has emoton, as as u'iexoet teo humour to 11138 c‘assrc amor‘t; t‘iassics David Mark Thomson’s sure-paced direction Dlt)‘.i(1(‘Sl‘/1(’l‘ily’0i toloii" anti narratwe (Ili'Jt‘, and a generai', stror‘r; cast add the final :ngtedients to a splendid night Out See review BruntO/i Theatre, Edinburgh, unti/ Sat 17 Feb Filth Tarn Dean Burn sets off noth the tension and humour in his (haratter perfectly, as he plays lient Edinburgh copper Bruce Robertson Definitely only for the strong stomached aman us, lfVlﬂP Welsh's narrative tells a dark tale of corruption See review Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, until Sat 24 [eh
The Trestle At Pope Lick Creek Naomi Wallace's drama of working-class American life in the 30s looks set to mark a new departure in the representation of such folk on Our stages With challenges to the received Wisdom on youth and sexuality also included, the play comes With a 1the American pedigree See prewew Traverse Theatre, [dinhi/rgh, Fr) 7651/!) 25 Feb, then appearing Ill repertory With Nl( o/a Mt Cartney’s Heritage
28 Feb - 3 March 8pm £7/£4 (2-tor-1 lst night)
SOUNDS OF PROGRESS
A WEE BIT OF
HOW DO YOU DO
DIRECTED BY GERRY MULGREW
. ‘ WITH FORBES MASSON.GERDA STEVENSON
"s HTSERS OF THE SOUNDS OF PROGRESS BAND A SURREAL STORY SET iN THE STREETS
OF GLASGOW AND THE COSMOS
ED PERFORMANCES ON IST & 2ND MARCH
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BRITSH PREMIERE OF THE SURREAL NEW YORK COMEDY BY OSCAR WINNER PATRICK SHANLEY DIRECTED BY ANDY ARNOLD
0901 022 0300
calls charged at 25p per min
listings THEATRE Sounds of Progress
A powerful, emotional and funny piece of music theatre, about the human soul and the prisons we build for It
Created by C(erry Mulgrew & Gordon Dougall
Direction - Gerry Mulgrew Music - Gordon Dougall
With Forbes Masson,
Gerda Stevenson 8 the Sounds of Progress Band
ON TOUR 28 Feb‘ - 16 Mar 2001
The Arches, Glasgow Wed 28 Feb - Sat 3 Mar 8.00pm t: 0901 022 0300
St. Brides Centre, Edinburgh Mon 5 Mar 8.00pm t: 0131 340 1405
Regal Community Theatre, Bathgate
Tue 6 Mar 7.30pm
t: 01506 433834
MacRobert, University of Stirling Wed 7 Mar 7.30pm
t: 01786 481081
Cumbernauld Theatre Thur 8 Mar 7.45pm t: 01236 732887
Barmulloch Community Centre, 621
Mon 12 Mar 7.00pm
t: 0141 287 9829
Castlemltk Youth Complex, G45 Thur 15 Mar 7.00pm 1: 0141 287 9829
Shettleston Halls, 632 Fri 16 Mar 1.15pm t: 0141 287 9829
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