Theatre & Dance listings


ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE (irindlay Street. 248 4848. ll’. ll.'l”1‘. W(‘. WA]

Death of a Salesman t'ntil Sat 6 Mar (not Sun/Mott). 7.45pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £7 £20 (£12). (‘ontinuing the Lyceum‘s tradition of producing American classics. the Lyceum prepares to showcase Arthur Miller's lattdtttark tale of Willy l.oman. a salesman desperately trying to tnake good for ltis family it) a bid to attain tlte Atnerican Dream.


34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Ill. W('. WA]

The Threepenny Opera Public Meetings Thu )9 Feb. 7pm. Free. A chance to get ittvolved iii a performance of Brccht’s' The 'I'ltrccpt'ttny ()pc'ru. Disabled people attd all tttetnbers of the comntunity welcome.


(‘atttbt'idge Street. 228 1404. [P. 11. FT. W('. WA]

The Trojan Women - The Women of Owu t'ntil Sat 2) Feb. 7.30pm. £10 (£4 £6). Art African re- reading of liuripides' epic drama by (‘ollective Artistes/l'K Arts International. Markings Thu 19 Sat 21 Feb. 8pm (Sat tttat 2.30pm). £9 (£4 £5). Attic 'l‘lteatre ('ompatty presents Dominic Frattcis' latest play surrounding four characters who cltallenge. support attd betray each other it) an attempt to come to terms vv itlt their complicated inheritance.

X Factor Dance - Echoes Wed 25 & Thu 26 Feb. 8pm. £10 (£4 £6). A potted history of X Factor. featurittg a reworking of sottte of cltoreographer. Alan (‘treig‘s fittest moments. See

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Discontented Winter/House Remix Thu 26 Sat 28 Feb. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £9 (£4 £5 ). The teattt that produced I’mytlz' are back with a vengeance with this slow burtting attd lyrical play about loss attd devotion by Sitttott Stephens.

One Minute Wed .3 Sat 6 Mar. 8pm. £9 (£4 £5). Five characters witlt varyittg degrees of separation contend witlt the disappearance of a child in this AT(‘ production by Simon Stephens. Stephens farts tnay retnetttber him as the mighty talented cltap vvlto won the Pearson Award for Best New Play with I’m‘l attd as art ()1ivier Award nominee for Herons.

Outside the Cities Ayr GAIETY THEATRE ('arrick Street. 01292 611222. Ill. W(‘. WA] Jesus Christ Superstar Mon 23 Feb Sat 6 Mar (ttot Sun). 7.30pm (Sat ntat 2.30pm). £7 £14. The Rice—Lloyd Webber domination continues. this time with the tale of the last seven days in the life of Jesus of .\'a/areth.


CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Kildrum. 01236 732887. [P. H. TT. W('. WA]

Teechers Fri 20 ck Sat 21 Feb. 7.45pm. £8 (£6). ('ollusion 'l'heatre‘s take on John (iodber's witty attd poignant play abottt the last day of school for llobby. (iail arid Salty. Romeo and Juliet Tue 24 x Wed 25 Feb. Tue 2pm tk 7.45pm: Wed 2pm. £8 (£5 £6). See lidinburgh. Brunton 'l‘lteatre.

Dead Funny Wed 3 & Thu 4 Mar. 7.45pm. £3 (£6). See (ilasgmv. Trot) Theatre.



('ity Square. 01382 434940. [P. H. WC. wax)

Moscow Ballet La Classique Wed 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £19 (£16.50). Moscow Ballet l.a (‘lassique presents the popular ballet about a toymaker attd his life-like doll. based on a children's story by liTA Hoffntan.


Tay Square. 01382 223530. IP. H. W(‘] Scottish Dance Theatre Thu )9 Sat 21 Feb. 8pm. £5.75 £10 (£4.75 £8). New works frottt choreographers Didy Yeldman attd Sean Feldtttatt. plus another chance to see Rui llorta’s tnovittg duet. Broken. See preview.

Sunburst Finish Mon 23 Feb. 7.45pm. £4 (£2 ). See (ilasgow. Tron Theatre. Reasons to Be Cheerful Wed

25 Sat 28 Feb. 7.45pm (Sat tnat 2.30pm). £5.75 £1 1.50 (£4.75 £8). See (ilasgow. Paisley Arts (‘entre


l2 Belllield Street. 01382 434940. [P. H. W(‘. WA]

Let’s Hear it for the Boy Fri 27 8.- Sat 28 Feb. 7.30pm. £8. A showcase of sottg arid dance performed by Dance Zone.



liast Port. 01383 314000. IP. H. W('. WA] The Mikado l'ntil Sat 21 Feb. 7.30pm. £10 (£7 £8). Duttfermlitte (iilbert attd Sullivan Society presents D&(i‘s best kttow n and tttost popular operetta. Camelot Wed 25 Sat 28 Feb. 7.15pm. £8 (£5). (‘arnegie Youth Theatre presents l.ertter attd I.oewe's popular music based on the legend of Kittg Arthur.

Dead Funny Tue 2 Mar. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£6 £7.50). See (ilasgoW. Tron Theatre.

East Kilbride

EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()ld ('oael) Road. 01555 261000. [P. ll. w(‘. wz-vl

Macbeth Wed 25 Sat 28 Feb. 8pm. £8 (£6). See (ilasgow. ('ottier Theatre.


Maxwell Drive. 01355 248669. [P. W(‘, WA]

Absent Friends t'ntil Sat 2) Feb. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3). Alatt Ayckbourn's comedy based on a grieving man attd his vvell-intetttioned friends is performed by [fast Kilbride Rep Theatre (’lub.

Kiss Me Kate Mon 1 Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat tttat 2.30pm). £5~£8.50. liast Kilbride I.ight ()pera (‘lub performs (‘ole Porter's musical based on a production of the Tilmfltg’ oft/1c Shrew.



West Bridge Street. 01324 506850. [P. w(‘. WA]

X Factor Dance Company Wed 3 Mar. £7 (£5). See lidinburgh. Traverse 'l‘lteatre.


liastwood Park. Rouken (ilen Road. 577 4970.

Scottish Dance Theatre Fri 27 Feb. 7.30pm. £7 (£3 £5). See Outside the (tiles. Dundee Rep.


Kingdom ('entre. 01592 61 l 101. IR H. W(‘. WA]

Laughter with Leslie Thu 4 & Fri 5 Mar. 7.30pm. £5. Leslie Amateur Dramatic (‘lub celebrates its centenary year with three one-act plays.


GREENOCK ARTS GUILD (’ampbell Street. 01475 723038. [P. 11. WA]

SCDA One Act Play Festival Thu 19 Sat 2| Feb. 7.30pm. £6 Season £15. See lidittburgh. (‘hurch Hill Theatre.

Teechers Fri 27 Feb. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). See ()utside the ('ities. (‘umbernauld Theatre.



9 Green Street. 01563 554900.

Roll Out the Barrel Thu 19 Feb. 2pm. £8. Take a trip down memory latte. with a

selection of comedy. sketches and

singalong songs frottt the Musichall era.


ADAM SMITH THEATRE Bettnochy Road. 01592 412929. [P. H. w(‘. WA]

The Slab Boys L'ntil Sat 21 Feb (not Thu—Fri). Sat 1 1.30am. £9.50 (£6.50). John Byrne’s popular trilogy originally premiered at the Traverse in 1978 and 25

years on it makes a welcome return. Set it)

a Paisley textile factory it) 1957. SB marked the begitttting of a new theatrical genre. Roxana Silbert's production for the Trav's 40th attniversary is finely attuned to the nostalgia the original production created. And .\'eil Warmington‘s impressive slab room set suggests a tine hold on Byrne's humour. while John Kazek. Pattl 'l‘homas Hickey arid lain Robertson turn in fine performances. Cuttin’ a Rug Thu l9—Sat 21 Feb (not Fri). Thu 7.30pm: Sat 4pm. £9.50 (£6.50). John Byrtte's popular trilogy continues with director Philip Howard at the helm. The story ltas moved on arid the disillusionment arid macho rivalries are afoot at the firms dance. Allusions to the iconography of the 50s keeps the nostalgia level up and the performances are strong throughout. Highly recommended.

Still Life Fri 20 84; Sat 21 Feb. Fri 7.30pm; Sat 8.30pm. £9.50 (£6.50). ’l'raverse Theatre (‘ompany presettt the last piece of The Slab Boys trilogy. Fabulous Feet Thu 26~Sat 28 Feb. 7pm. £8 (£5). A showcase of dance from the Roblytt Dance Studio.

HMS Pinatore Tue 2—-Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat tttat 2.30pm). £8. Kirkcaldy (iilbert 6’; Sullivan Society presents the popular comic opera.

St Andrews


Abbey Street. 01334 475000. [P. vv'(‘| Hello Dolly! l'tttil Sat 21 Feb. 7.30pm (Sat tttat 2.30pm). £10 (£8). St Andrews ()peratic Society presettts the popular tttusical about the meddling New York matchmaker.

Much Ado About Nothing Thu 26 Feb—Sat 13 Mar (ttot Sun). 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £8.50—£14.50

(£7 £9.50). Steven Little directs the Byre Theatre itt Shakespeare's comedy of love attd deceit.



l'ttiv'ersity of Stirling. 01786 466666. [P. H. W(‘. WA]

Annie l'ntil Sat 21 Feb (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm (Sat tttat 2pm). £10.50 (£8). Stirling and Bridge of Allatt ()peratic Society present the story of the little curly- topped orphan. her dog Sandy and good ol' Daddy Warbttcks.

Mum and the Monster Sun 22 Feb. See Kids listings.

Romeo and Juliet Tue 2—Sat 6 Mar. 8pm (Wed tttat 1.30pm). £8 (£4). See lidinburgh. Bruntott Theatre.

TOLBOOTH Jail Wyttd. 01786 274000. [11. W(‘. WA. WAA]

X Factor Dance Company Fri 2()

Feb. 7.30pm. £8 (£5.50). See lidinburgh. Traverse Theatre.

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