Theatre events are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance events are listed after Theatre. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Anna Millar.

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253 Argyle Street. 565 1023. IW('. WA] Adrienne’s Dirty Laundry Experience: The Ultimate Soap Opera Thu 6 Sun ‘) Nov. Thu & l‘ri 6.30pm. 8.45pm & 10pm: Sat & Stilt 1.30pm. 3.30pm & 5.30pm. £5 (£3). l.imited places. .Meet .-\drienne. who‘s been a professional cleaner to the stars for the last 20 years. in this Arches New Work commission for (ilasgay!

Sisters Thu 6 & Fri 7 .\'ov. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). 'l'ransphobia presents this play about a group of (ilasgow drag queens. I’url of (i'lus‘turv.I

An Audience with the Lizard Lady 8. Backstage at the Pussy- Kat Club Thu 13 & l‘ri l4 .\'ov. 8pm. £6 (£4). ()ccasional Theatre (‘ompany presents two monologues. one based on a learned defence mechanism. the second set in Berlin’s notorious cabaret circuit.


350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. I\\'(‘. WA]

The Wildebeest Lounge Tue 4

Nov. 8pm. £8 (£6). Pierce and (ilasgay present two stories: The Hilde/mas! Lounge tells the story of a lounge pianist whose call for requests turns into something tnore sinister. and The l’rtm/m‘u Ig'lli’t‘t. about the passing of time as a small boy opens up the contents of a

jewellery box. I’urt ofG/usguy.’


l 1‘) (iorbals Street. 42‘) 0022. IP. 11. 'IVI‘. W(‘. WAJ:

OThe utting Room t'ntil Sat 15 .\'ov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm; 8th .\'ov 3pm. £12 (£1 £4). Stage adaptation of Scottish writer Louise Welsh's debut novel about a (ilaswegian auctioneer who finds a collection of pornographic photographs from the 1940s while clearing an antique-stuffed house of a rich dead man. See review.

The Queen of Spades t‘titil Sat 15 .\'ov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm: 8th .\'ov 3pm. £12 (£1 £4). Alexsandr Pushkin's tale set in 1917 St Petersburg about an impoverished young engineer who overhears a story that leads to a very dangerous obsession. With music by Adrian Johnston attd direction and design front Jon Pope.

Private Lives t‘ntil Sat 15 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm: 8th .\'ov 3pm. £12 (£1 £4). lan Spink directs Noel ('oward’s sparkling comedy about two divorcecs who bump into one another on their second honeymoons with disastrous consequences. An immediate hit when it was first staged in 1930. (‘oward's witty dialogue and repartee have ensured the play's popularity ever since.


9305 llyndland Street. 357 3868. [11. W(‘. WA]

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Sun fir-Tue 1 1 .\'ov. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Stage production of Muriel Spark’s

The Trocks (a company of professional male dancers) presents a playful and entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet, and delight and amuse their audiences wherever they go.

Don’t miss your chance to see “one of the most successful phenomena in dance... (Miami Herald).

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Box Office 0141 332 9000

70 THE LIST 30 Oct 1.2% No: 20013,

inspiring landmark novel. performed by Practical Magic Theatre (‘ompanya The story is based on a teacher at the Marcia Blaine School for (iirls who incurs the disapproval of her colleagues due to her unconventional teaching methods.


‘) l'niversity Avenue. 330 5522. Spend a Penny Thu 30 ()ct. See Kids listings.

Much Ado About Nothing Thu

6 Sat 8 .\'ov. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Shakespeare‘s witty comedy of love and deceit is performed by STAG Theatre (‘ompanyu


297 Bath Street. 240 l 1 l 1. Ill. W('. WA] Stomp l7ntil Sat 1 .\'ov. Tue Thu 7.30pm; 1-'ri 6pm & 9.30pm; Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £8 £24. When over nine million people pay to see your show, you tnust be doing something right. Inspired by strectworket's (of the sanitation. rather than prostitution variety). the Stotnp gang use brooms. httb caps. bin lids and tnuch tnore to punctuate the choreography. in their award-winning percussion and dance show.

The Rocky Horror Show Mon

3 Sat 8 .\'ov. Mon Thu 7.30pm: Fri Sat 6pm & 8.45pm. £8.50 £24.50. Richard ()‘Brien's sell-out show starring Jonathan Wilkes as the splendidly camp l-‘rank .\' 1"u rter.

Oh! What a Night Mon 10 Sat 15 .\'ov. Mon Thu 7.30pm: l-‘ri Sat 6pm (& 8.45pm. £9 £22.50. The 70s smash hit musical returns starring Kid (‘reole.

MITCHELL THEATRE 6(iranvi11e Street. 0845 330 3501. I11. TT. W(‘. WA]

Maime Tue 1 1 Sat 15 .\'ov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). Performance by the Minerva ('lub.


New Street. 887 1010. Ill. W('. WA] Spend a Penny Sat I Nov. See Kids listings.

Frankie and Johnny Fri 7 (k Sat 8 .\'ov. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Rapture Theatre presents the love story made famous by the film starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino about two lonely souls who find love in the Big Apple. The Lady of the Lake Tue 1 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Independent Ballet Wales returns with this romantic ('eltic myth.


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

Battle of the Bulge t‘ntil Sat 1 .\'ov. 7.30pm; Sat ck Wed 2pm ck 7.30pm. £10 £14. Join the lat Busters of Strathclyde Slittttners as they struggle to shed the pounds in this new comedy by Russel Lane.

Patsy Cline the Musical Mon 10 .\‘t)\'. 7.30pm. £11) £12. Sandy Kelly stars in this tribute to the legendary country gal. Patsy (Tine.


()8 lngt'am Street. 552 348‘). IP. W(‘. WA. WA A]

Awake and Sing t‘ntil Sat 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 £9 (£3 £4.50) from 548 2558. (‘liffot'tl ()tlel‘s Depression-set drama about a dysfunctional Jewish family is presented by Strathclyde Theatre (il'ollp. With direction courtesy of Mark ('oleman.

A Clean Sweep Sun 2 .\'o\-. 5.15pm. £4 (£2). Tim l.icata and Ian (‘ameron's work in progress performance uses tnovetnent. clowning. puppetry and visual storytelling to make ordinary household chores appear extraordinary. l'sing brushes of all shapes and siles. the international artists create an imaginative exploration of object animation and puppetry. A ctimplementary workshop will take

The Cutting Room Tam Dean Burn and Anne Marie Timoney are outstanding in this dark. perverse and creepy rendering of LOuise Welsh's novel. Follow the auction house executive Rilke

through the seamy sex industry of Glasgow in this Chandleresque tale with supernatural allusions. Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, unti/ Sat 75 Nov

.2: Private Lives Ian Spink's production for the Citizens' Theatre is both stylish and contemporary. That most amoral of Coward's many dysfunctional couples, Elyot and Amanda. possess all the charm and appaling selfishness we’ve come to expect. A vivid performance by Selina Boyack is a highlight of a generally strongly performed piece. Citizens' Theatre. Glasgow, until Sat 75 Nov

The Play What I Wrote This entertaining elegy to Britain's greatest comic duo. Morecambe and Wise. has some wonderfully entertaining moments. with special guest stars making regular appearances. Sheer good fun. Festival Theatre. Edinburgh until Sat 7 Nov; King '3 Theatre. Glasgow. Mon 24 -Sat 29 Nov

place before the performance. 1 4pm. £15 (£8) for workshop and performance.

Death and the Maiden Mon

107 Sat 15 .\'ov. 7.30pm. £6 £9

(£3 £4.50) front 548 2558. Strathclyde 'l‘heatre (iroup presents Ariel l)orfman’s claustrophobic cat-and- mouse thriller. Born out of the aftermath of the savage Pinochet regime in (bile. the tnodern classic raises moral questiotts about repression. revenge arid the human condition.


100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Ill. \\'(‘. WA]

Hay Fever Thu 30 Oct Thu 6 .\'o\-. 7.30pm; Wed 2.30pm. £6 (£4). .\'oel ('oward's wickedly funny social satire on the Bliss family performed by the BA (Acting) (‘1ass of 2004.

Fear and Misery of the Third Reich Tue 1 1 Hi 14 .\'ov. 7.30pm: l’ri 2.30pm. £6 (£4). Bertolt Brecht's exploration into the climate of (iermany. 1933. with timely reminders of the dangers of right wing thought on a disaffected population is presented by the BA (Acting) Class of 2004.