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I THE ARCHES
25.3 Argyle Street. 565 I000. Ill. W(‘. WA] Skin Piel (Without Sin) l'ntil Thu 22 May. 7pm. £7 (£5). Scottish performance company ()ceanallover’s latest blend of theatre. music and striking visual imagery is an ‘illustration of the htttnan condition’ in seven vignettes. Rigmarole Wed 28 Fri 30 May. 7pm. £7 (£5). New play by youthful (ilttsgow theatre collective So We Are Many. Sec preview. page 88.
Shakespeare in the City: Macbeth Tue 3 Sat 7 Jtm. 7pm (Thu mat lpm). £7 (£4). (ilasgow's annttal student Shakespeare t‘estival gets its shaggy- haired. l‘unny cigarette-smoking head rotmd That Scottish Play.
350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. Ill. W(‘. WAI
Scenes from Room 44 Tue 3 Fri (1 Jun. lpm. £5 (£3). A tale ol' love. death. wine and quantum physics. Part of the l‘iendisl) l’lot: Love and Death at Lunchtime series.
I CITIZENS’ THEATRE ll‘) (iorbals Street. 42‘) 0022. ll’. H. W('. WA] The Sound of My Voice t'ntil Sat 7 Jttn (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £l2 (£3 £0). .Morris Magellan is the ('li() of a reputable Scottish biscuit company. He has a house in the suburbs. nice wile. nice kids. However. he’s also a chronic alcoholic and his Me is falling apart. (in head man Jeremy Raison directs a new adaptation of Ron Butlin's beautiful. ol'ten-overlooked novel. Little Otik Hi 23 Sat 3| May (Preview Wed 2| tk Thu 22 May. £3). 7.30pm. £9.50 £lo. Vanishing Point and the National Theatre ol‘ Scotland adapt cult (‘Icch ﬁlm-maker's Jan Svankmajer‘s surreal comic horror ﬁlm. about a couple whose obsession with having a baby leads them to create a monster. See preview. page so. Liar Sat 24 May Sat 7 Jun (not Sun/Mon). Times vary. £0. l.i//ie has an overactive imagination. That's what her mtun says. So when a weird old woman in a caravan appears on the other side ol‘ the canal. l.i//ie‘s mind goes into overdrive. See preview. page S7.
I EASTWOOD PARK THEATRE liastwood Park. Roukcn (ilen Road. (iilil‘nock. 577 4970.
Abigail’s Party l'ntil Thu 22 May. 7.30pm. £l0 (£7). London (’lassic
Theatre present Mike Leigh's modern classic of 7()s dinner party unfit/nexus. l)oyawatmaliddletopup'.’
I GILMOREHILL G12
‘) l'niversity Avenue. 330 5522. [W('. WA]
Stag presents Macbeth Thu 22 Sat 24 May. 7.30pm. £6 £8. Yet more students dragging Birnam Woods to l)unsinane. this time reimagining Shakespeare's classic as a multimedia thriller.
Bloomin’ Love Tue 3 Thu 5 Jun. 7.30pm. £3. l-‘oolcrum Theatre presents the tale ol‘ an ordinary l'ool looking for love.
Jekyll and Hyde Wed 4 Sat 7 Jun. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£6). Stevenson's (iothicky dual-identity horror is reworked into a Broadway musical. Stowaways 'l'heatre (’ompany brings the black .stull~ to (ilasgow.
I KING’S THEATRE
297 Bath Street. 0870 “()0 6048. Ill. W(‘. WA]
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice .0. l'ntil Sat 24 May (not Sun). 7.30pm (Wed tk Sat mat 2.30pm).
£11 £22. ()ld buddies lilaine (‘ Smith and Andy (iray team tip again in a brale ra/lle-da/lle adaptation of the Jane llorrocks ttitlsical.
Thriller! Live Tue 27 Sat 3| May. 7.30pm (also Sat 4pm): 5.30pm tk 8.30pm. £|2 £27.50 ((‘oncessions available). (‘clebrate the glorious excess ol' the Prince ol~ l’op. before it all got a bit creepy. This huge-scale roadshow production incorporates a massive cast. breathtaking choreography and All. the hits. from I llim! you Bllt‘k to Iii/lie .lt’Ull and beyond. Jarvis (‘ocker probably not w elcome.
Dancing Queen Tue 3 Sat 7 Jun. 7.30pm (Wed tk Sat mat 2.30pm).
£ 1 2 £25. Because what the world needs now. as Dusty Springlield almost said. is yet another ABBA musical . . .
I ORAN MOR
73l 735 (ireat Western Road. 357 ()200. A Play, a Pie & a Pint l2.3()pttt (‘or l.05pm. £ |0 including pie and pint. Weekly-changing series ol‘ pint-si/ed lunchtime dramas. repeated on Wednesday nights as A Dinner. a Drama and a Dram (£25. includes dinner).
The Last of Us lintil Sat 24 May. ‘.\'ot even it you were the last Yangt/e river dolphin in the whole-w ide world. (ioodbyef ()oh. harsh. l’amcla (‘arter’s new play tackles the dilliculties ol' dating in the lace ol' estinction .
Call it Sleep Mon 26 Sat 3| May. Rosie and her daughter Sttsie skoosh through the past at llogmanay. but then the past turns up at the door. with a touching and comical tale to tell. By Brian l’ettil‘er.
A Play, a Pie & a Pint Cut-Down Classics: The Way of the World Mon 2 Sat 7 Jttn. |2.30pm. £l0
the Wedding Singer
Time to dig out your shoulder pads and hair lacquer and button down your
Oxfords as Edinburgh’s Playhouse heads back to the 805 for its latest all-singing, all-dancing musical extravaganza. Based on the movie that launched Adam Sandler to big screen stardom, this musical adaptation of The Wedding Singer stars Jonathan Wilkes as wannabe rock star Robbie Hart who, after being jilted at the altar, makes every wedding as miserable as his own. Then he meets waitress Julia (Hollyoaks’ Natalie Casey) and has to pull off the performance of his life to win her heart. One, two, three . . . ‘Nice day for a white wedding . . .’
I Playhouse. Edinburgh, (Int/l Sat 24 May.
including pie and pint. The l’. l’. l’ season winds up for the summer with Tour great pieces ol' classic theatre. whittled down to handy lunchtime si/e so they still last the duration ol' your pic and pint. l-‘irst oll‘. Tam I)ean Burn adapts and directs William ('ongreve’s restoration comedy.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE
New Street. 387 llllll. Ill. \\'(‘. \VAI Lady of Burma Sat 3| May. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£5). True story oi Aung San Suu Kyi. the Nobel Peace l’ri/e winner who was held under house arrest for trying to bring democracy to Burma.
The Bridge. I000 Westerhouse Road. liasterhotlse. 276 ‘)(i‘)().
Jihad - Inner Struggle Wed 4 Jun. 7.30pm. £8 (£4.50 £3.50). Set in a world of wars. land disagreements. occupations. cultural clashes. terrorism. music and drugs. this play looks at how two women. one Muslim. the other Jewish. can share a Hat and their experiences.
I RAMSHORN THEATRE
()8 Ingram Street. 552 343‘). ll’. W('. “A. \VAAI
Tango l'ntil Sat 24 May. 7.30pm. £(i £9 (£3 £5). Arthur lives with his bohemian handy in appalling disorder. His mother sleeps with a hoodlum; his lather writes avant-garde plays and looks the other way; and his grandmother play s cards incessantly. Strathclyde 'I‘heatre (iroup takes on Slawomir Mro/ek's dark. surreal comedy.
The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol l'ntil l’ri 23 May. 7.30pm (Thu mat 2.30pm). £(i (£4). .\'cil l)oherty directs linal year BA Acting students in a revival ol' the Theatre de ('omplicite play.
Wounds to the Face (New .-\thenacum 'I'heatre) until Sat 24 May. 7.30pm (l-‘ri mat 2.30pm). £(i (£4). l-inal year BA Acting students take on Howard Barker‘s examination of 2 l st century angst.
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