List picks: Theatre

  • The List
  • 4 September 2008
  • Scottish Ballet
    The national company's Autumn programme features something for everyone, including work by renowned choreographer Trisha Brown and Scottish Ballet's artistic director Ashley Page. Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Thu 18-Sat 20 Sep; Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Thu 25-Sat 27 Sep.
  • Sunset Song
    Director Kenny Ireland revives Alistair Cording's stage adaptation of the literary classic by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, voted the best-loved Scottish book of all time. His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen, Fri 5-Sat 13 Sep; King'sTheatre, Glasgow, Tue 16-Sat 20 Sep.
  • Mother Courage and her Children
    Dundee Rep ensemble's new production of Brecht's classic condemnation of capitalism aims to highlight the caustic humour of the piece. Dundee Rep, Sat 6-Sat 27 Sep.
  • Fleeto
    Writer/director Paddy Cunneen explores one boy's descent into gang violence against the backdrop of Glasgow's so-called 'knife culture'. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 9-Sat 13 Sep.
  • Macbeth
    Lucy Pitman-Wallace's new version of the Scotch play returns Shakespeare's drama to a medieval Scotland of blasted heaths and broad swords. Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 12 Sep-Sat 11 Oct.
  • Arches Live!
    The annual celebration of experimental theatre and performance art returns to the Glasgow venue. Arches, Glasgow, Thu 18-Sun 28 Sep.
  • Don Juan
    A new staging of the Don Juan myth by director Jeremy Raison. Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, Thu 18 Sep-Sat 11 Oct.

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