Theatre listings

Glasgow Drama continued

TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Helmet L'ntil Sun 9 Jun. 8pm. £8—£11 (£5-£6). Two computer game addicts struggle to find a life beyond their PlayStation in this sharp new play by Douglas Maxwell. John Tiffany‘s production looks good and draws strong performances from its actors. It‘s not big and it is clever. Seeing Voices Sat 8 Jun. 8pm. Free. See Glasgow. Bishoploch Residents Hall. Cracked Wed l2—Sat 15 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). A stylish monologue looking at the unusual situation of losing someone who is still alive. The Cherry Orchard Tue 18—Sat 22 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50—£1 1. Benchtours presents its highly visual adaptation of Anton Chekhov‘s classic. in which a debt-ridden lady returns to her Russian estate to find much political and social change. Gerry Mulgrew directs. See


he Coach Wed 19 Jun. 9pm. £3. A rehearsed reading of a German monologue about football. to coincide with the World Cup.

VARIOUS VENUES West End. 341 ()844. [P. we. WA] West End Festival Sat lS—Sun 30

Jun. The West End of Glasgow comes to

life with a vibrant multi-arts festival boasting a mixture of live music. theatre. comedy. children's events and the annual colourful street party and carnival. See previews in Glasgow Life.

Glasgow Dance


350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. [WC. WA]

Duckie Presents the Cholmondeleys and the Featherstonehaughs Fri 7 Jun. 8pm-1am. £8 (£6). (CCA 5 and CCA Bar). London kunst-discotheque Duckie presents a rock'n‘roll club night showcasing dance performances from Lea Anderson's all-male and all-female dance companies. See Gay preview.


9 University Avenue. 330 5522.

Alma FlamencaSat 8—Mon 10 Jun. Thu 8.: Fri 8pm: Sat Spin 8; 8pm. £14.50 (£10). Featuring the exceptional talent of Felipe de Algeciras. Alma presents the elements most vital to the pure Flamenco

style and captures this extraordinarily expressive art form with its new production.

Chorus Line Thu 13 8; Fri 14 Jun. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Emotions run high in Stow College's presentation in which a group of dancers are put through a series of vigorous dance numbers. Director Zach gradually whittles down the number of hopefuls in this production which explores the injury. pain and heartache involved in show business.


282 Hope Street. 332 9000. [H. WC. WA] Nederlands Dans Theater 2 Fri 14 & Sat 15 Jun. 7.15pm. £6—£2(). Fourteen of the world's most talented young dancers play their only Scottish dates this year. with a mix of old and new work from the under-21 wing of Holland's acclaimed company. NDT. See preview.

Edinburgh Drama


13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [H. WC. WA]

Heaven can Wait Tue 18—Sat 22 Jun. 7.30pm: Sat 4.45pm & 8pm. £9—£2(). Popular musical in which Buddy Holly.


Citizens' Company Christmas Show 2002


A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens adapted by Neil Bartlett

Directed & Designed by Kenny Miller With Giles Havergal as Ebeneezer Scrooge

28 Nov - 28 Dec 2002

Box Office 0141420 0022

Richie Valens and the Big Bopper hang out in a bar awaiting their place in heaven. following their tragic plane crash in 1959.


233 Cowgate. 226 6550.

Fireface Thu 6—Sat 8 Jun. £5. 8.30pm. Following the ClV'leLlES season. the Gilded Balloon Studio Ensemble presents Fir-afar? by Marius von Mayenberg. translated by Maja Zade. The play was last seen in the Edinburgh International Festival and is about the onset of puberty sparking off a chain reaction of antisocial behaviour in a brother and sister. leading to arson. incest. and murder.

Mr Kolpert Thu l3—Sat 15 Jun. £5. 8.30pm. The Gilded Balloon Studio Ensemble showcase Mr Knlperr by David Gieselmann. translated by David Tushingham.


2 Leven Street. 529 6000. [H. TT. WC. WA]

The Real Thing Until Sat 8 Jun. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £9.50—£17.50 (£6.50—£14.50). John Gordon-Sinclair stars in Tom Stoppard's incisive play about true love. featuring a soundtrack of 1960s pop.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh’s main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues, can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews.

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Heaven Can Wait Heaven Can Wait

Up Up and Away

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62 THE LIST 6-20 Jun 2002