Theatre & Dance listings

Glasgow: Kings Theatre

Annie Tue l6—Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat tnat 2.30pm). £12-£l5. Feel-good musical sehmaltz courtesy of the orphaned red-head who sings her way into the heart of hard- nosed businessman Daddy Warbucks. with popular tunes including "Tomorrow". ‘You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile‘. ‘lt‘s a Hard Knock Life‘ and more.


New Street. 887 I010. lH. WC. WA] Romeo and Juliet Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Shakespeare's classic play abottt the tragic fate of two star- crossed lovers. Presented by Prime Productions.

Celebration Wed l7—l5ri 19 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£5). RATS Theatre presents this comic drama centring on the planning of a family wedding.


98 lngram Street. 552 3489. ll’. WC. WA. WAAI

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Mon 8—Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £6~£9 (£3—£4.50). Strathclyde Theatre Group performs lidward Albee‘s I962 timeless story of domestic strife.


2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. IP. H. WC. WA]

Tosca Mon 8 & Tue 9 Mar. 7.30pm. £17.50—£30. Puccini's tale ofjealousy and passion between two doomed lovers. Turandot Wed l0 Mar. 7.30pm. £l7.50--£30. The Chisinau National Opera performs Puccini's last great masterpiece about a cold-hearted princess who discovers love.


282 Hope Street. 332 9000. [H. WC. WAI Michael Clark Dance Company - Oh My Goddess Thu 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £6-£20. A new full-length work from the fortner enfant terrible of tnodern dance. set to the music of [Eric Satie. CA.\' and PJ Harvey.

Richard Alston Dance Company Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £6—-£l6. A superb triple-bill from one of Britain's foremost contemporary choreographers. including the highly frenetic Overdrive and joyous Brisk Singing. Highly recommended. George Piper Dances Tue 9 & Wed l0 Mar. 7.30pm. £l0--£l6. Michael .\'unn

and William Trevitt (aka Channel 4’s Bullet Boy:) return to (ilasgow with another line programme. including .llesmerir-s by the wonderful Christopher Wheeldon. .\'ot to be missed. See preview.

Flamenco: Voces Y Ecos Thu I 1 Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 £20. Another stylish production from the ever-popular Paco Pena. featuring five flamenco dancers and a nine-piece band.

Anything Goes Mon l5-~Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm; 2.30pm. £6~£l8. The Apollo Players return with this Cole Porter classic.


25 Albert Drive. 0845 330 350]. HT WC. WA]

Liz Aggiss Performance Laboratory L'ntil Sat 6 Mar. Noon—8pm. £30. A one-week workshop led by Liz Aggiss and Billy Cowie which concentrates on physical performance skills. fast thinking and the tnalleability of language. Participants are requested to bring a digital video camera. I’ur! ()fA't’H‘ .llm‘t's‘.

The Seasons Thu ll--Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat tnat 2.30pm). £6 (£4). 50 young people of mixed abilities. in collaboration with Collusion Theatre Company. share their experiences through movement. storytelling. image and atmosphere. See preview.

Flicker l‘ri l2 8; Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Big Art (iroup arid Caden Manson explore a complex web of voyeurism and

The Quare Fellow, Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow

death through two projected movies. l'sing a technique known as ‘Real Time l-‘ilm'. the actors play ottt their roles in front of three stationary cameras. morphing into each other to represent the fluidity of identity.


63 Trongate. 552 4267.

Herons Thu 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £3. RSAMD presents Play:(}round#5 and Simon Stephans' unsettling look at an unhappy teenager's life in liast London. Burdalane Fri 5 Mar. 7.30pm. £3. Judith Adams play about the abduction of Lady (iranger in lidinburgh I732.

The Girl with the Red Hair Sat 6 Mar. 7.30pm. £3. Shannan MacDonald's play looking at the effects the death of a red-haired girl in a small town on the west coast. Part of Play:(iround#5 by kind permission of the Bush Theatre.

Tunnel Visions Tue 9 Sat l3 Mar. 8pm. £4- £l2 (£4-£6). Theatre Cryptic presents a tale based on the true story of Homer and Langley Collyer. two reclusive brothers who lived in New York in the l940s. See preview.

Chinese Whispers Tue 16 & Wed 17 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£5). Francesca Beard reinterprets modern London as part of This Way Cp.

Reasons to Be Cheerful Tue 16- Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 £12 (£4 £6). 7:84's new production based on the memoir of

political comedian Mark Steel. centring on three people who. in their youth. believed they could change the world. See review.

I Am Thicker Than Water Thu

l8-- Sat 20 Mar. 8pm. £8 (£5). Simon l‘arnaby tells this true story. based on his own family of gamblers.


Ladywell Way. Musselburgh. 665 2240. [P. H. 'I'I'. WC. WA]

Dead Funny Fri 5 Mar. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). Two mismatched couples raise a glass to the memory of Benny Hill in this award-winning comedy about impotence. sex therapy and the British sense of humour. performed by Borderline Theatre Company.

Reasons to Be Cheerful t-‘ri 12 & Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£6). See (ilasgow. Tron Theatre. See review.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Thu 18- Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£6). Theatre Royal Bury St lidmonds brings Tennessee Williams' masterpiece of family tensions and suppressed sexuality to the stage.


13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. Ill. WC. WA]

Taboo L'ntil Sat 6 Mar. 8th (also Sat 4pm). £1 l--—£23 (£8 £20). Boy (ieorge's hit nttisical about the decadence of British youth in the 80s took the West [ind by storm as notorious faces like Leigh Bowery. Steve Strange. Marilyn and Boy (ieorge himself are revisited in this humorous romp. Prepare to be impressed as ex-.\'eighlmurs star-cum-comcdian Mark Little takes the helm.

Carmen Wed 10 Sat l3 Mar. 7.15pm. £9 £25 (£5 £22). Bi/et's‘ classic operatic tale. in which two men are bewitched and destroyed by a dangerously sensual gypsy woman courtesy of lidinburgh (irand ()pera.

Porgy and Bess Wed 17 Sat 20 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £8 —£33

(£1 1 £30). Classical-meets-folk opera based on the tnoving story of a cripple.


lilm Row. l.eith Walk. 317 3939. IP. WC. WA]

Beach Tue 9 Sat 13 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Boilerhouse and QMl'C present this work in progress in a wish-you-were-here- style format. See preview.

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