The Arches continues to push performance boundaries with a mouth-watering season of shows, many of them by non-traditional theatre-makers.
Arches, Glasgow, Thu 17–Sat 26 Sep.
The Cherry Orchard
Dundee Rep ensemble turns its talents to Chekhov’s doom-laden swansong.
Dundee Rep, until Sat 19 Sep.
The Beggar’s Opera
A typically radical updating of John Gay’s classic of thieves and highwayman from the ever inventive Vanishing Point.
Royal Lyceum. Edinburgh, Sat 12 Sep–Sat 3 Oct.
The House of Bernarda Alba
Rona Munro transports Lorca’s classic tale to the east end of Glasgow, attracting a roll call of Scotland’s greatest female acting talent in the process.
Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 15 Sep–Sat 3 Oct.
Fresh from its triumphant debut at the Edinburgh Fringe, David Leddy’s experimental look at family relationships takes to the Glasgow stage.
Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 15–Sat 26 Sep.
Award-winning Glasgow-based company Vox Motus explores the subject of grief through the art of illusions.
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Tue 15–Sat 19 Sep.
Confined Human Condition
Two new musical pieces are given a subtle theatrical treatment courtesy of Theatre Cryptic.
Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Thu 17–Sat 19 Sep.