Hitlist - Theatre

Frida Kahlo

Frida: Viva la Vida Still flushed with success from last year’s Edinburgh Fringe the Tirso Theatre Company revives its enjoyable account of the life of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, until Sat 7 Mar.

Technological Phantasmagorias: I, II and III A trio of performance pieces created and directed by Denis Marleau of Québec’s UBU company, The Blind by Maurice Maeterlinck, Sleep My Baby Sleep by Jon Fosse and Play by Samuel Beckett. Tramway, Glasgow, Thu 5–Sat 7 Mar.

Kyoto Highly acclaimed Scottish playwright David Greig kicks off a mini-season of A Play, a Pie & a Pint, running at Oran Mor and the Traverse, with this light-hearted look at the big issue of climate change. Oran Mor, Glasgow, Mon 9–Sat 14 Mar; Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Tue 17–Sat 21 Mar.

Anna Krzystek: Figure This Glasgow-based choreographer Krzystek unveils the latest in a triple-bill of works on the theme of waiting as part of New Territories. Tramway, Glasgow, Tue 17 & Wed 18 Mar.

Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness New production of the controversial playwright’s seldom-revived Victorian melodrama play-within-a-play. Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 17–Sat 21 Mar.

Northern Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake and Mixed Bill Innovative version of the world’s most popular ballet, which takes place in New England during the early 20th century. Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Tue 17–Sat 21 Mar (not Fri).

Swan Lake

  • Written by: David Nixon

Romance and heartbreak in balletic form performed to Tchaikovsky's stirring score.

Northern Ballet Theatre: Mixed Programme

Mixed programme headlined by a new work from British dance maker and Northern Ballet premier dancer Kenneth Tindall and featuring the return of Hans van Manen's Concertante.

A Play, A Pie & A Pint: Kyoto

New play about love and climate change, by David Greig. Ticket price includes a pie and drink.

Frida: Viva La Vida

A passionate, colourful, multi-award winning look at the life of Frida Kahlo by the excellent Tirso Theatre Company.

Edward Gant's Amazing Feats of Loneliness

The ever-inventive Anthony Neilson's work is about a Victorian theatre impresario, and promises feats of magic, spectacle and strangeness.

Technological Phantasmagorias: I, II and III

Denis Marleau, along with UBU (Québec), presents three pieces with similar resonances, perhaps three different, modern takes on the ghost story: 'The Blind', by Maurice Maeterlinck, 'Sleep My Baby Sleep', by Jon Fosse, and Samuel Beckett's 'Play'. 'Part of New Territories 2009'

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