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Brocade

The Tramway Studio 4 is not so much in the round as in the rectangle. The ceilings are high and the stage is bare. Four dancers face the wall. There’s...
Plan B for Utopia Image by Nicole Guarino
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Plan B for Utopia

Why is it easier to imagine the end of the world than it is to imagine the world changing for the better? Plan B for Utopia opens with this question, ...
Secret Show Tron Theatre, Glasgow
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Secret Show 1

I’m not going to give away the secret, though perhaps you can work it out for yourselves. Unlike most of the Tron’s productions, this one is held i...
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Where the Crow Flies

Lisa Nicoll’s new two-woman drama is simple and sharp. Carrie’s husband is in jail, her newborn is teething, and everyone in her neighbourhood is spra...
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Lady Macbeth: unsex me here

This extraordinary dance piece is a fusion of British Sign Language (BSL) and dance, or BSL as dance. The performance draws attention to the layering ...
Sheep, Tron Theatre, Glasgow. Photo John Johnston
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Sheep

According to director Martin O’Connor, this production about army widows was inspired by Lope de Vega’s Fuenteovejuna, a 17th century Spanish play to ...
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The Gorbals Vampire

It’s not every day that you see fifty locals from your new neighbourhood armed and on the hunt for a vampire with iron teeth. And when I say armed I m...
Trainspotting at Citizen’s Theatre
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Trainspotting

There are three questions that come to mind when thinking about this production of Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting. Is it up to the considerable hype? Is...