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Joe McFadden Jimmy Chisholm
by David Mamet
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Presented by arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.
58 THE LIST 53—22 Jan 7004
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE (irindlay Street. 248 4848. ll’. II. TT. W(’. WA]
A Life in the Theatre l'Ti 9 Sat 31 Jan (not Sun/Mon). 7.45pm (Wed & Sat tuat 2.30pm). £7 £20 (£12). David Mamet's tale of life through the c) es of tvvo actors. one young and inexperienced; the second older. jaded and opinionated. holding on to his past sllL‘L‘CSSCS is brought lo the .stttgc its the first vvork in the l.)‘c‘ctllll\ nevv 2004 progratnme. See previevv.
(‘antbridge Street. 228 1404. ll’. 11. T'T. W(‘. WA]
Cuttin’ a Rug l'ntil Sat 24 Jan. l-‘ri t). Wed 14. Fri lo & Wed 21 Jan 8pm; Sat 10 & Sat 17 Jan 4pm. £12 (£5 £8). The second part of John Byrtte's popular Slab Boy's Trilogy courtesy of 'l‘raverse Theatre ('ompany. See revievv.
Still Life l‘ntil Sun 25 Jan. Thu 8. Stm 11. Thu 15. Sun 18. Thu 22 Jan 8pm; Sat 10 ck Sat 17 Jan 8.30pm. £12 (£5 £8). 'l‘raverse Theatre (‘ompany present the final piece of The Slab Boys trilogy. The Slab Boys l’ntil Sat 34 Jan. Sat 10 «k Sat 17 Jan 1 1.30am. Tue 13 & Tue 20 Jan 8pm. £12 (£5 £8). John llyrne’s popular trilogy originally premiered at the 'I'raverse in 1978 attd 25 years on it makes a vvelcome return. Set in a Paisley textile factory in 1057. The Slab Boys marked the begitming of a nevv theatrical genre. Roxana Silbert's production for the Trav 's 40th anniversary is finely attuned to the nostalgia the original production created. .\'eil Warmington's impressive slab room set suggests a line hold on Byrne's humour. vvhile John Ka/ek. Paul Thomas Hickey and Iain Robertson turn in line Performances.
Women on the Verge of a T- Junction Wed 21 Fri 23 Jan. 7.30pm. £9 (£4 £5). Three vvomen. three generations. three agendas. and one lapse of concentration is all it takes to redttce a grovvn AA man to tears. (‘omedy' about a collision that will change their lives forever . . . and serioust damage their rear vievv lilit't'm'sl.
Fame, Playhouse, Edinburgh
Outside the Cities
('arrick Street. 01202 ()1 1222. |11.W('. vv.-\|
Mother Goose l’ntil Sat to Jan (not Thu). 7pm; Sat 2pm (also Sun (1pm). £6.50 £14. Annual famin panto starring (ivv vneth (ittthrie and Rodd (‘hristensen
Tay Square. 01382 223550. ll’. ll. W('. vv..\|
Women on the Verge of a T- Junction Thu 15 Sat 17 Jan. 8pm. £575 £10 (£4.75 £8). See Iidinburgh. ’l‘t‘averse 'l‘heatre.
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()ld ('oacli Road. 0155.5 201000. Il’. ll. W(‘. WA]
HisStory liri lo tv Sat 17 Jan. 8pm. £8 (£6). Amira 'l'heatre ('ompany presents this strong historical drama. the story of tvvo men trying to escape the poverty - stricken Highlands follovv iitg the Jacobite defeat of 1745.
GREENOCK ARTS GUILD (’ampbell Street. 01475 725038. Il’. 11. WA]
Fame - The Musical Wed 21 Sat 24 Jan. 7.30pm. £7 (£5 ). The popular musical about a group of aspiring performers is brought to the stage by Kayos 'I‘heatre (‘ompany
ADAM SMITH THEATRE Bennochy Road. 01502 412021). ll’. 11. W(’. WA]
Aladdin l'ntil Sat 17 Jan (not Thu & Sun). 7pm (Tue Thu mat 10am. also l-‘ri 0.30am); 2pm. £5.50 £0.50 (£5.50 £7). l‘amily panto starring Alan .\lcllugh as Widovv ’I‘vvanls‘ey. Not amenable to post- colonial readings.
('iv ic ('entre. Windmillhill Street. ()1()‘)8 302001). ll’. W('. WA]
Cinderella l'ntil Sat It) Jan. 10am. 2.50pm. (v.30pm. £8 £0. Join Dean Park for a seasonal romp through the tale of ('inders. her vv icked step sister and. of coursc. the lovely l’rince ('harming.