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.

Iasgow Drama

THE ARCHES 25.3 Argyle Street. 090| 022 0300. WC. WA]

The Big Funk Until Fri 23 Mar (not Stiii l8). 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Andy Arnold directs the British premiere of this New York drama by the ()scar- winning screenwriter of iWHIHISII'lle. John Patrick Shanley. Big I’imk tells the story of circus knife thrower ()mat‘. whose life begins to crumble when he starts missing the target and discovers his wife is expecting twins. See review. Vault 2001 Sat 24- Thu 2‘) Mar. Five days of music. art. performance and clubbing including commissioned performances from Kulyter Dance Theatre and Fine Line Theatre. site- specilic work by sixteen contemporary artists and l)Js Twitch. Dave Clarke and Brainstorm.

Into The Mystic Wed 28—Sat 31 Mar. 8pm. £7 (£4). (iraeae. the UK's leading theatre company for disabled actors. presents Peter Wolf's exploration of identity and modern living. A woman obsessed with a doctor at her local hospital deliberately injures herself to spend time with him. btit ends up meeting a fellow patient who changes her life forever.


3‘) Ardencraig Road. 287 982‘).

A Wee Bit Of How Do You Do Thu l5 Mar. 7pm. £2 (£l ). Following on from lrrepumhle Dolphins; Sounds

of Progress ste real life stories. documentary images and a specially commissioned live score in an account of what it is to be different. l‘orbes Masson and (ierda Stevenson head the cast. See review.


ll‘) Gorbals Street. 42‘) 0022. [P. H. 'I'f. WC. WA]

Rum & Vodka and The Good Thief L'ntil Sat 24 Mar (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Circle Studio. A double bill from the pen of Coiior McPherson; ln Rum & tin/kit. we follow a young [)tiblin man on a three- day drinking binge; and in The (inml Thief. a self-proclaimed thug is forced to take a young mother and daughter hostage when a beating goes wrong. Karen Dunbar Live lintit Sat l7 Mar. 7.30pm. £12. See Comedy listings. daveanderson®28thingsthatb ugme.com Tue 27 Mar- Sat 7 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Circle Studio. Dave Anderson brings his one-man show of comedy. mUsic. song and dance to the Citz. letting us in on the 28 things he hates.


93—95 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. Ill. WC. WAI

Shang-A-Lang Until Sat I7 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Rock ‘n' roll comedy from Rapture Theatre Company. in which three middle aged women decide to push the boat otit one last time and visit a 70s revival weekend.


9 University Avenue. 330 5522. Lunatics, Lovers and Poets Tue 20 Mar. 7.30pm. Students from (ilasgow College of Nautical Studies create a contemporary production based around some of Shakespeare‘s most popular scenes and sonnets. The Crucible Thu 22~Sat 24 Mar. 7.30pm. Arthur Miller's ever-powerful look at the Salem witch trials. performed by students of (iCNS.


297 Bath Street. 2S7 55l I. [ll. WC. WA! Oklahoma! Tue 2() Sat 24 Mar. 7.15pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £8 £l3.50. Paisley Musical tk Operatic Society present Rodgers tk llaiiimersteiii‘s popular musical. .-\s you'd espect from a musical with an esclamation mark at the end of it. ()lyltlllUNltl.’ is filled with many an uplifting tune. iioi least ‘()h. What A Beautiful Mornin‘.

42nd Street Tue 27 Sat 3| Mar. 7.30pm (Wed ck Sat mats 2.30pm).

£‘)--£ l 3. (ilasgow l.yi'ic Cltib ptill on their tap shoes for this musical tale of the chorus girl w ho gets her chance to shine.


New Street. 887 mm. Ill. WC. WA|

l Didn’t Always Live Here t'ntil liri lo Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). l.ocal am dram group. RATS perform Stuart Cohen's look at the trials of 2N century llle.

Vinegar Tom Thu l5 Stiit IS Mar. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). Students of Reid Kerr College take on Caryl Churchill's tale of witchcraft and intolerance. Annie Wed 2| Sat 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). She‘s got red curly hair. a scabby dog and no parents but that doesn’t stop Annie singing at every ayailable opportunity. Trinity 'l‘heatre (irottp present this eternally popular musical tale of a wee orphan girl who makes good.

Marching On Thu 2‘) Sat 3| Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£3 £3.50). True to form. 7:84 Theatre Coiiipany‘s latest outing is a hard-hitting look at Loyalist/Catliolic tensions during a Belfast ()range ()rder march.


l2l Renlield Street. 332 lb’4(i. |P. WC. WA]

St Paddy’s Hoolie l-‘ri It) & Sat (7 Mar. 7.30pm. £10. World l'ileann Pipe Champion Paul Leech whips tip a storm and ex-Rit‘i'i‘ilum'i'r Zoe (iibsoit shows what she's made of at this music. dance and comedy celebration of all things ()irish.


US lngrani Street. 28" 55l l. 1P. WC. “A. \\'.-\.-\I

The Offshore Island ’l‘liti l5 Sat 24 Mar (not Sun). “.30pm, £5 £3

(£2 £4). liclipse Theatre and Strathclyde 'l’lieatre (irotip present Marghanita l.aski‘s look at the aftermath of nuclear war.

Romeo And Juliet \Vetl 2.s‘ Sat Kl Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Shakespeare's tragic love story performed by Meai‘ns Castle High School.



Men Should Weep t‘ntil 't‘liti l5 Mar. 7.30pm. £(i (£4). liiia l.amont Stew art's popular tale of life in 1030s (ilasgow perfoi'iiicd by RSAMI) BA (Honours) Acting students.

Into The New \Vcd 2t Sat 24 Mar. 7 |()pm. £2.50 per show or for

w hole ey citing. ()y er four ey enings. final year RSAMI) students present fourteen original works. ranging iii subject from women's glossy maga/ines to Salyatlor l)ali.


.232 Hope Street. 332 9000. Il’. ll. \VC. WAI

A Servant To “TWO Masters t'ntil Sat l7 Mar. 7.l5pm (Sat mat 2.|5pm). The Royal Shakespeare Company present Carlo (ioldoni‘s Italian comedy. about a sei'yant who tries to satisfy two masters. unaware that they are separated lovers on the run. a one night stand fora company that many rate as the best in Stratford.


25 Albert Drive. 287 3000. |l’. TT. WC. WA]

Burning Bright t'niit Sat 24 Mar (not Sun/Mon). 8pm (Thu & Sat mats). £ l 2 (£0). Vamp productions present the Scottish pt'eiiiiere of John Steinbeck's look all male infertility. Directed by Alison l’cebles. the play explores issues of love. betrayal and reyenge.

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3 Klng’s ! 8 PaisleyArts

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Karen Dunbar Live Shang-A- l .ang

I Didn‘t Always Live Here l l)idn't Always I.I\L' Here.

The ()ffshorc Island The ()ffshore Island

The Big Funk

Karen Dunbar I.l\ e

Sliatig-A- l .ang

3 St Paddy's unant-

Vinegar Tom

The ()llsliore ISlilittl

The Big l‘unk

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Shang A Lang

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64 THE LIST 15—29 Mar 2001