The best theatre and dance shows – Oct / Nov 2014
Featuring Sunset Song, Three Sisters, Cardinal Sinne, Bondagers, Up Close, Symphony and Royston Maldoom OBE Retrospective
Scotland's most popular novel is faithfully reproduced for the stage through Alastair Cording's adaptation. A tale of hardship and matriarchal optimism where war destroys live and dreams.
King’s Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 21–Sat 25 Oct.
Andy Arnold directs a stellar cast in John Byrne's reworking of Chekhov. The expected foreboding, emotional frustration and existential doubt is played out in full tragic mode.
King's Theatre, Edinburgh, Tue 21–Sat 25 Oct.
Glasgay! favorite Grant Smeaton plays the titular priest in Raymond Burke's satirical comic romp that explores accusations of the cardinal's carnal past just as he prepares to elect a new pope.
Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Thu 23 Oct–Sat 1 Nov.
Lu Kemp directs Sue Glover's contemporary classic that looks at the almost feudal society of the not-so-distant past.
Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Wed 22 Oct–Sat 15 Nov.
A chance to see the Scottish national dance company up close in six short pieces spanning the full spectrum of ballet from classical pointe work to contemporary dance and a Kenneth MacMillan romp.
Touring across Scotland in October.
Ella Hickson, Nick Payne and Tom Wells reprise their Fringe hit that mashes up rock'n'roll energy and the performance power of experimental theatre.
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Wed 5–Fri 7 Nov.
The Edinburgh Choreographic Project presents an evening of modern dance devised by the international choreographer Royston Maldoom OBE.
Touring across Scotland in November.