Tag Archives: What’s on SEPTEMBER 2019

WHAT’S ON SEPTEMBER 2019 – Bare at Websters Theatre

“once upon a time I first held your hand, and love was not a crime”

Nominated for the 2005 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theatre, with music by Damon Intrabartolo and lyrics by Jon Hartmere, bare is a contemporary, sung through “pop opera” with a raucous score and themes that are as relevant today as they were when first performed almost two decades ago.

A group of high school seniors at a Catholic boarding school face issues of sexuality and personal identity. As they struggle to come to terms with who they are, and who the world thinks they should be, they seeks answers from their church, their friends, and ultimately from within themselves.

Following the previous successes of Spring Awakening, Green Day’s American Idiot, and Elton John & Tim Rice’s AIDA, Glasgow Live Productions are delighted to bring bare to the West End of Glasgow.

Performances:

Thu 19 Sept: 19:30

Fri 20 Sept: 19:30

Sat 21 Sept: 14:30

Sat 21 Sept: 19:30

Tickets are £16.50 adults/£14.50 concessions including a £1.50 booking fee which is applicable on all tickets including those bought on the day, over the phone or online.

14+ recommended

 

WHAT’S ON SEPTEMBER 2019 – Rusk! Baby Disco

RUSK! The baby disco is back by popular demand!

Bring your little ones down for some Saturday afternoon fun and join them in cutting some shapes on the dancefloor.

Our resident RUSK! DJ will be on hand to ensure the fun never stops and you can always take advantage of our chill out room if the pace gets too much.

Make sure you don’t miss out and book early!

RUSK! is suitable for everyone but may best be enjoyed by ages 6 months to 6 years.

Duration 2 hours

Available to book online or by calling Rutherglen Town Hall on 0141 613 5700.

Date: 14 Sep 2019

Time: 2:00pm

Cost: £5.00 (adults go free)

Venue: Rutherglen Town Hall

WHAT’S ON SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019 – Rapture Theatre presents Clybourne Park

“How many white men does it take to change a light bulb?” 

Rapture Theatre Presents: CLYBOURNE PARK by Bruce Norris 

Rapture Theatre, after its critically acclaimed productions of The Red Lion and A Streetcar Named Desire, makes a welcome return.

It’s 1959 and President Eisenhower is in the White House. Bev and Russ are moving after the tragic death of their son, and they have inadvertently sold their house to the neighbourhood’s first black family.

Fifty years later, in 2009, with the first Black President just having taken office, a young white couple buy the same house in what is now a predominantly black neighbourhood.

In both instances, racial tensions escalate, the stakes are raised and the play asks the question: have our attitudes to race really changed?

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize,Tony and Olivier Award for Best Play and hailed as “shockingly entertaining” and “appallingly funny”, Clybourne Park is a razor-sharp satire about the politics of race.

The cast features Robin Kingsland (Rapture’s The Browning Version and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), popular Scottish performer Jackie Morrison, leading Royal Shakespeare Company actress Frances McNamee, Adelaide Obeng (Not Bound Within  for The Albany ), Benjamin Stratton (The 39 Steps), Jack Lord (War Horse for National Theatre), Steven Scott Fitzgerald (The Browning Version) and Vinta Morgan (The Merchant of Venice for Almedia Theatre).

THE VILLAGE THEATRE East Kilbride 07 Sep
THEATRE ROYAL DUMFRIES  Dumfries 10 Sep
BEACON ARTS CENTRE  Greenock 12 Sep
LANARK MEMORIAL HALL  Lanark 13 Sep
 FTH
 Falkirk 17 Sep
 MOTHERWELL THEATRE
 Motherwell  18 Sep
 THE BRUNTON
Musselburgh 20 Sep
 HOWDEN ARTS CENTRE
 Livingston 24 Sep
EASTWOOD PARK THEATRE Giffnock 25 Sep
 ADAM SMITH THEATRE Kirkcaldy 27 Sep
MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE Stirling 28 Sep
EDEN COURT Inverness 01 Oct
TRAVERSE  Edinburgh 03 – 05 Oct
CORRAN HALLS Oban 07 Oct
BYRE THEATRE  St Andrews 10 – 11 Oct
PALACE THEATRE Kilmarnock 12 Oct

WHAT’S ON SEPTEMBER 2019 – Paddy’s Market: A New Music for an Old Market

Paddy’s Market: A New Music for an Old Market

A TRAM Direct & Arts Enigma Production present Paddy’s Market: A New Music for an Old Market
Written by Paul Moore
Directed by Isobel Barrett
Original Music by Michael McEneny

“Hawfaperrashoos?
Haw hen, you hen! In yer nice tweed coat! Haw hen, you hen! Come see what I’ve got!”

The iconic “Paddy’s Market” flea market is brought back to life, in true “Parliamo Glesga” style. Controversially shut down by City Council in 2009…The end of an era! Join “Big Malkie and Gallus Alice” and take a trip down memory and bargain lane.

Cobbles full of characters and patter, deals and wheels in motion, when real Glasgow was about their bread, their butter and their livelihood.

“A show that does Glasgow proud”

Available to book online or by calling Rutherglen Town Hall on 0141 613 5700.

Date: 12 Sep 2019

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: £15.00 / £13.00 conc

Venue: Rutherglen Town Hall

WHAT’S ON SEPTEMBER 2019 – Theft at Rutherglen Town Hall

Rutherglen Repertory Theatre and Rutherglen Town Hall proudly present – Theft

Imagine returning from a pleasant anniversary celebration to find that your house has been burgled.

In this witty thriller, the culprit is still in the house and, for a while, he convinces the returning couples that he is a policeman.

Unmasked as the thief, Spriggs reveals that he knows a number of uncomfortable truths that disrupt two seemingly happy marriages and one formerly strong friendship.

Available to book online or by calling Rutherglen Town Hall on 0141 613 5700.

Date: 6-7 Sep 2019

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: £8.00 / £7.00 concession

Venue: Rutherglen Town Hall

WHAT’S ON SEPTEMBER 2019 – The Duchess [of Malfi]

The Duchess [of Malfi]

A Citizens Theatre and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh co-production

THIS PRODUCTION TAKES PLACE AT TRAMWAY (25 ALBERT DRIVE, G41 2PE)

In a new version by Zinnie Harris after John Webster

‘You should know: I sing at parties, I wear colourful dresses, I am headstrong, I won’t wear my hair up because you say I should, or do this because you prefer it, in fact I might do the other just to be contrary, but I am utterly and always myself.’

Webster’s dark tale of bloody treachery is the most thrilling and chilling of the Jacobean revenge tragedies – an exploration of male rage and female resistance as two brothers try and control their sister, block her marriage and repress her agency with fatal results.

Reflecting contemporary debates about female empowerment and the abuse of male power, this bold new interpretation is written and directed by Zinnie Harris. Zinnie has garnered huge critical success for her previous adaptations of The Oresteia: This Restless House, (Citizens Theatre and National Theatre of Scotland) and her more recent versions of Ibsen’s The Master Builder (West Yorkshire Playhouse) and Ionesco’s Rhinoceros (Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Edinburgh International Festival and DOT Theatre, Istanbul), which sold out at the Edinburgh International Festival.

Part of our Citizens Women season.

The Duchess [of Malfi] will be presented at Tramway whilst the Citizens Theatre building undergoes an exciting redevelopment. For details on how to get to Tramway click here.

WHAT’S ON SEPTEMBER 2019 – Singing I’m No A Billy He’s A Tim 2

Singing I’m No A Billy He’s A Tim 2

Scotland’s favourite bigots are back in this hilarious new sequel to Des Dillon’s smash hit comedy, Singing I’m No A Billy He’s A Tim.

Join Billy and Tim as they find themselves stuck in the medical room at Hampden Park during the Scottish Cup final between Rangers and Celtic after making a bet that backfires with spectacular consequences.

Throw in a gallus wee Glaswegian ghost on a mission from God and a fierce Polish nurse with no time for nonsense and watch ninety minutes of outrageous comedy unfold.

Singing I’m No A Billy He’s A Tim 2 will take you on a priceless comical journey like you’ve never witnessed before and promises to have you laughing so hard you’ll be begging for extra time.

Starring Chris Taylor (Tim), Gary Morrison (Billy), Neil Bratchpeice (Ghost) and Zofia Sokolowitcz (Nurse).

“You’d have to be seriously dead not to laugh at this play”  – The Herald
“Celtic – Rangers rivalry, ghostly apparitions and great comedy lines” – Evening Times

Contains hilarious dialogue some people may find offensive.

Over 16s only.

Available to book online or by calling Rutherglen Town Hall on 0141 613 5700.

Date: 20 Sep 2019

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: £17.50

Venue: Rutherglen Town Hall

NEWS: SUSIE BLAKE AND EMILY HEAD TO JOIN TOM LISTER AND DANIEL CASEY IN WEST END AND BROADWAY SMASH HIT COMEDY BOEING-BOEING

THEATRE ROYAL, GLASGOW

TUESDAY 10 – SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER

Susie Blake and Emily Head are to join the cast of Boeing-Boeing, the classic West End and Broadway comedy at Theatre Royal this autumn.

Playing  Bertha and Gretchen respectively Blake and Head join Tom Lister as Bernard and Daniel Casey as Robert from Tuesday 10 until Saturday 14 September 2019.

Susie Blake is best known for her portrayals of the snobbish TV announcer in Victoria Wood’s As Seen On TV and the role of Bev Unwin in ITV1’s Coronation Street, a role she played between 2003 – 2006 and then again in 2015. She is currently playing Hilary Nicholson in BBC1’s Mrs Brown’s Boys. Her West End theatre credits include Madame Morrible in Wicked and her other theatre credits include the national tours of Handbagged and Grumpy Old Women.

Emily Head is probably best known as Carli in The Inbetweeners. A part she played in all three series and the first film. She most recently played Rebecca White in ITV1’s Emmerdale. Her theatre credits include Ange in Abigail’s Party and Helen in Coram Boy.

Tom Lister is best known for his role as Carl King in ITV1’s Emmerdale, a role he played for nine years. Tom most recently starred as Julian Marsh in the critically acclaimed production of 42nd Street at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane. His other theatre credits include the national tour of Calamity Jane where he played Wild Bill Hickock.

Daniel Casey is probably best known for playing Sgt Troy in ITV’s Midsomer Murders and more recently Tom Bailey in BBC1’s EastEnders. His theatre credits include Laurence in the national tour of Abigail’s Party and Roger Shears in the National Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Bernard has managed to keep his three fiancés blissfully unaware of each other – until now. Three Flight Attendants, three different airlines, three different timetables, each perfectly manoeuvred to avoid Bernard’s intricate love life becoming horribly unstuck.  But it’s 1965, and Boeing have launched a new, faster aeroplane that’s going to create some serious turbulence, with Bernard’s three fiancés landing unexpectedly and simultaneously! As the hilarity really starts to take off, can Bernard survive while his long-suffering maid struggles to keep up with the changes and his befuddled friend Robert can’t even remember which stories go with which airline….?

LISTINGS

Boeing-Boeing

King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 10 – Sat 14 Sep 2019

Tue – Sat: 7.30pm

Thurs & Sat: 2.30pm

www.atgtickets.com/glasgow

0844 871 4648* calls cost up to 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge

 

NEWS: Stage version of best-selling novel, oscar winning film The Exorcist comes to Glasgow

MARKING 45 YEARS SINCE ITS UK CINEMA RELEASE INSPIRED BY TRUE EVENTS A PLAY BY JOHN PIELMEIER BASED ON THE NOVEL BY WILLIAM PETER BLATTY, THE EXORCIST COMES TO THE THEATRE ROYAL FROM TUESDAY 17 – SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2019

Bill Kenwright presents the spine-tingling live production of The Exorcist at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this autumn.

Based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty and inspired by true events the production will open on Tuesday 17 September and run until Saturday 21 September.

 This devilishly thrilling tale has been adapted for stage by John Pielmeier and directed by Sean Mathias (Waiting for Godot, No Man’s Land) and will feature the voice of Ian McKellen as the Demon.

When the medical profession fails to provide answers to young Regan’s strange symptoms, her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help. But before Father Damien can tackle what’s before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl’s soul…

William Friedkin’s 1973 Academy Award-winning film adaption of The Exorcist, thrilled audiences across the globe and gained a huge cult following. Now, 45 years after its release, movie and theatre fans alike can experience a visually astounding, intelligent and haunting theatrical experience.

NEWS: Bianca Del Rio adds Edinburgh gig to next year’s IT’S JESTER JOKE tour

Following two consecutive sell-out UK tours, including three sold out nights at London’s Eventim Apollo, comedy queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio has announced that she will be returning to the UK for an unprecedented arena tour from Sunday 1 – Tuesday 24 September 2019.

The brand new It’s Jester Joke Tour will travel the length and breadth of the country, bringing her irreverent, side-splitting comedy to 13 cities – including dates at the SEC Armadillo on Friday 6 and Edinburgh Playhouse on Saturday 7 September 2019 along with appearances at the SSE Wembley Arena, B1 Birmingham Arena, Motorpoint Cardiff Arena and more in what will be the biggest ever solo drag show in the UK.

The self-proclaimed ‘Clown in a Gown’ will tell tales of her world travels and the outrageous circus that is her life on the most ambitious solo drag show tour in history on her brand-new comedy show ‘It’s Jester Joke’.

Irreverent and fierce, Bianca is guaranteed to keep audiences in stitches with her comical ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ views, from politics and travel to family and social media that has seen her become one the biggest drag superstars in the world today.

Don’t miss the chance to see The Queen of Mean in her uncompromisingly funny new show in September 2019.

Bianca Del Rio, the alter ego of seasoned comic Roy Haylock, has well and truly taken the world by storm. After quickly becoming the front-runner on the sixth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bianca was crowned the winner in May 2014.

The incredibly popular champion has amassed a huge following worldwide, with her Instagram soaring to over one million followers and previous shows ‘The Rolodex of Hate’, ‘Not Today Satan’ and ‘Blame It On Bianca Del Rio’ selling out globally.

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