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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Tickets for major venues in (ilasgow are available lrom the Ticket ('entre. ('andleriggs. .\1ou Sat 10.30am 6.30pm: Sun noon 5pm in person or tiiitil 9pm by phone on (1141 287 5511.Auy 'l'icketliuk box oil-Ice can sell tickets for other \elltles. THEATRE TOKENS

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Glasgow Drama


253 Argyle Street. 0901 ()22 0300. |W('. WA]

Lion In The Streets Tue 24 Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). The first of three plays showcasing the work of three new directors. Here. Adrian ()smond directs (‘anadian playwright Judith 'l'hompson‘s harrowing story of a young girl trying to find her home. See preview.


l 19(iorbals Street. 4290022. 11’. 11.'l'1'. WC. WA]

Over The Top t'ntil Sat 14 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). ((‘ircle Sttidio). T.R.A..\l Direct presents [an Moreland‘s mttsical look at the beautiful game'. the fans and the women who have endured it. Terry Neason - Celtic Kisses, Slaps and Tickles l'ntil Sat 14Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). (Main Theatre). Singer and comedian Neason blends a range of (’eltic songs with her own inimitable brand of sassy humour.

Glasgow’s Fallen Women Tue

17! Sat 21 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). ((‘ircle Sttidio). The Lone Rangers juxtapose the lives of women in centuries past with those of today.

‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore Thu 19» Sat 28 Apr (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £8 (£4). (.\1ain Theatre). theatre babel follows on from its acclaimed production of .ll('(l(’(l. with (his new adaptation of John l‘ortl‘s 17th century masterpiece. lixploring the darker side of human relationships. the play focuses on that long-standing taboo subject. incest. See preview.


937-95 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. [11. W(‘. WA]

Much Ado About Nothing t'ntil Sat 14 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Reid Kerr (‘ollege presents a Scottish portrayal of Shakespeare's comedy of love and deceit.


9 L'niversity' Avenue. 330 5522.

Stories In The Gold Blue Air t'ntil Thu 12 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). ()therworld Theatre Company adapts well-known folk tales.

Beowulf The Dragon Slayer Tue 17 Apr. See Kids listings.

Tiggers Don’t Climb Trees Wed (8 Apr. See Kids listings.

The Little Red Hen Thu 19 Apr. See Kids listings.

Little Red Riding Hood 8. Other Tales Fri 20 Apr. See Kids listings. Salty Sam’s Ship-Shape Sea Shanties Sat 21 Apr. See Kids listings.

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297 Bath Street. 287 5511. [11. We. WA] Grease l'util Sat 14 Apr. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5 £24.50. Star of TV shows Loni/on 's Burning and litres. Steven llotiglitoti takes on the role of Danny Xuko in the popular teen musical. The Happy Gang’s Big Birthday Bash! l‘ri 20/Sat 2| Apr. See Kids



New Street. 887 1(110. Ill. W('. WA] Winnie The Pooh Sat (4 Apr. See Kids listings.

Androcles And The Lion Tue l7 Apr. See Kids listings.

The Dragons Of Ben Vair Sat 21 Apr. See Kids listings.

Krapp’s Last Tape Wed 25 Apr. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Rtissell llunler gives a powerful performance iii one of Samuel Beckett’s most autobiographical plays. in which an old man listens back to tapes he made earlier iii life. See review.


I21 Renlield Street. 332 1846. IP. W('. WA]

Burlin’ Roon The Barrowland l'ntil Sat 21 Apr (not Stm). 7.30pm (Wed 8; Sat mat 2pm). £7 £1 1.50. Written by Patrick llarkins (Hie/t RUlH/l with original songs by Lena Martel]. this musical comedy takes an affectionate look at the history of Barrowland. Set in the 1980s and centring on three generations of women from the same family (all of whom met their partners at the venue) the story captures the music and memories of each individual era.


282 Hope Street. 532 9000. [1). ll. \\'('. WA]

Scottish Opera - Don Giovanni Tue 24--Sat 28 Apr (not Wed 25/l‘hu 26). See ('lassical listings.


25 Albert Drive. 287 3900. [R ’1'1‘. W('. WA]

Far Side Of The Moon Thu l9—»Sat 21 Apr. 8pm. £12 (£8). (‘anadian theatre guru Robert l.epage returns to 'l'ramwav

with a one-man show about the (‘old War

space race and the great romance of landing on the moon. Music by Laurie .-\nder.son. See feature and hitlist.


63 Trongate. 552 4267.

How Many Miles To Babylon t'ntil Sat 14 Apr. 8pm. £7.50—£l0 (£4—£5.50). Freewheeling theatre company. Benchtours. performs John Harvey's new play set during the final hours of a cult's existence. It looks gorgeous and Pete Livingston's live music accompaniment adds to the atmosphere. bttt it doesn't answer all the questions it raises.

Beethoven’s Brother Sat 2 l/Sun 22 Apr. See Kids listings.

The House Of Pootsie Plunket Thu 26—Sat 28 Apr. 8pm. £7.50—£l0

Alexander West gets paranoid in The Winter’s Tale, Dundee Rep.

(£4 £5.50). A dark comic fairy tale based on the myth of lilectra. as Pootsie tries to say e her northern family heritage from being destroy ed by her mother and her southern boy friend. l{\cellent llerald Angel award winner from Canada. See review.

Edinburgh Drama


I lb Bristo Place. 225 9893. [W('. WA] Abrempon Thu 12 Still 15 Apr (not l'ri). Thu & Sat 7pm: Sun 8pm. £6 (£5). ('ultural group Abrempon performs a vibrant mix of music and dance. l’ur/ of Illl’ (i/itmuimt Arts Festival.

Sufri Drum And Dance Thu 12 Apr. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). The lidinburgh- based company presents a fiery show of (‘aribbean drum and dance. l’uri oft/iv (i/ttutuiun :ll‘ly l't’.\lll‘(l/.


Lady well Way. Musselburgh. 665 2240. [P. H. 'l'l‘. W('. WA] daveanderson®28thingsthatbu Sat 14 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Dave .-\nderson’s one-man show of comedy. music. song and dance. letting us iii on the 28 things he hates.

Jive! Jive! Jive! Tue 24/Wed 25 Apr. 7.30pm. U) (£0). Take Two Productions. the learn behind Sit/on .IUIIt’Ht'. presents a new 50s musical comedy set in a (ilasgow dance hall. See preview.

CHURCH HILL THEATRE 33a.\1orningside Road. 220 4349. IP. 11] How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying t'util Sat (4 Apr. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm).

£6 £8.50. Amateur theatre company. The Smycms present lirank l.oesser's aw ard- winning musical comedy set in l960s New York.


l3 2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. I”. W(’. WA]

All You Need Is Love Tue 24 Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm (Thu 8; Sat mat 2.30pm). £1 150- £19.50 (£9.50- £16.50). Musical celebration of the vast influence Lennon and .\1c(‘artney have had on popular music. featuring back-to-back songs from the 60s atid 70s.


2 l.even Street. 529 6000. Ill. 'l'l’. W(‘. w..\|

An Ideal Husband t‘ntil Sat (4 Apr. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm).

£9.50 £17.50 (£6.50 £14.50). Sir Peter Hall's acclaimed production of the Oscar Wilde play. about a corrupt politician in Victorian lingland. See review.

The Rat Pack Tue 17 Sat 21 Apr. Tuewl-‘ri 7.30pm: Sat 5pm & 8pm. £8.50» £17.50 (£6.50 £14.50). Mtisical journey through the glamorous Vegas nights of Frank Sinatra. Sammy Davis Jnr and Dean Martin.

Kiss Me Kate Wed 25! Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5—£l5. Edinburgh .\1usic Theatre presents this popular Broadway musical. based on Shakespeare's 'Iimnne ()f'l'ltr' S/m'w'.

Marching On Gary Mitchell's compelling realist drama depicts an Ulster Protestant famin in turmoil after the banning of their Orange march. A piece with an Orthodox format and persi_)ective- altering subject matter. Macrobert Arts Centre. St/r/I'ng. Fri li)‘ Apr. then touring. See review.

Far Side Of The Moon International theatre giant Robert Lepage returns to Glasgow with this new piece about cold war paranoia and the space race. Expect experimental movement and narrative. Tramway, Glasgow. Thu I 9—Sat 27 Apr. See feature. ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore Theatre Babel presents John Ford's Caroline tragedy. which features incest. Violence and corruption in the manner of its and our own era. Babel's successes over the past year make this a must see. Citizens" Theatre. Glasgow. Thu (Sat 27 Apr. then touring. See preview. Bewilderness Surreal physical theatre from The Right Size. whose Fringe hits prove their comic credentials. In this piece. two men find Freddie Jones. the RSC great. living down the back of their sofa. Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh. Wed 25—Sat 28 Apr. See feature.

Guys And Dolls Elaine C. Smith and Andy Gray star in this classic musical of gamblers and floozies miXing it up with salvationists on n the mean streets of old New York. 'i Polished music and old fashioned laughs add up to a good night out. if Royal Lyceum Theatre. Edinburgh, until Sat 27 Apr. See review. The House Of Pootsie 1; Plunkett An acclaimed Fringe hit i returns in this Canadian rendering ,3 of Electra. An intriguing mythic narrative combines with adventurous theatrical technique. i-~ Tron Theatre. Glasgow, Thu 26—Sat 28 Apr. See review