What's On In Glasgow - Week Beginning April 25
End Of The Rainbow opens at the King's Theatre on Tuesday 26th April. Receiving rave reviews around the country, this touring production is based on Judy Garland's return to the London stage in the 60s. End of the Rainbow is an emotional drama which offers you the chance to get to know the broken and at the same time brilliant woman that Judy became.
Over at the Citizen's Theatre is Dance of Death which runs in the Circle Studio until May 22nd. Before Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf came August Strindberg's classic The Dance of Death, now vividly reimagined by director Candice Edmunds. After 25 years the marriage of Alice and the Captain has become a bare-knuckle battle of vitriolic exchanges. Stranded on a drifting raft the couple play cruel mind games and wait to see who will be annihilated first.
Eastwood Entertainers present The Full Monty from 26th- 30th April at Eastwood Park Theatre. The Full Monty tells the story of six unemployed men, four of them former steel workers, who decide to form a male striptease act (à la Chippendale dancers) in order to gather enough money to get somewhere else and for the main character to be able to see his son.
At Oran Mor's A Play, A Pie and a Pint this week is Selkie, running from Monday 25th- Saturday 30th April. It has been a long time since Mac left his house, and longer since he was last home. When two strangely familiar figures appear at his door claiming to be spiritual guides, Mac is forced to remember the stories from his childhood that he would rather forget, and decide what they mean for himself. Included in the price of this lunchtime theatre event is a scotch pie (or vegetarian alternative) and a selection of pints to choose from.
The Tron Theatre hosts Crash on the 27th and 28th of April. In the continuing wake of the financial crisis, Scottish writer Andy Duffy creates a rare and poetic insight into the psychology of a banker's world. Directed by Traverse Associate Artist Emma Callander, acclaimed for recent festival hits Cuckooed (Fringe First Award) andTheatre Uncut (Fringe First and Herald Angel Award).