Undermined – 26th-19th April
A one-man show about the miners’ strike, written and performed by Daniel Mellor. Showing at four venues across Scotland in the run-up to MayDay. Supported by Unite Community Scotland. Performing in
Aberdeen – 26 April, the Blue Lamp. Dundee – 27 April, Arthurstone Community Library. Edinburgh – 28 April, Out of the Blue Drill Hall. Glasgow – 29 April, STUC building. All at 7.30pm.
All tickets £5 (+ £0.90 bf).
Two Plays – one in each week – 24th Apr-6th May
The ever successful Play, Pie and Pint series continues each Mon-Sat lunchtime
Week 1-Safe Place, Written and directed by Clara glynn, is a timely drama exploring the tricky relationship between trans rights and feminism.
Week 2-Confessional, by David Weir. A fast-moving coming-of-age comedy.
Tickets – price dependent on day from playpiepint.com/plays/ or direct from Oran Mor on day of performance.
Mayfesto – At the Tron – 2nd-28th May
The Tron’s Mayfesto theme this year is music. Plays about an unsung woman composer, a comedy featuring live music and Horse McDonald’s Careful – a great Fringe hit. In addition the Glam Rock Dialogues are featured and there is a week of rehearsed readings of new drama.
For more information, the programme and to book, visit www.tron.co.uk/whatson/mayfesto
The Glam Rock Dialogues 5-1967. 16th/17th May
as part of the Tron’s Mayfesto season David Archibald and Carl Lavery attempt to “perform thinking” in front of a live audience, mixing Brechtian techniques with a glam rock aesthetic! They address pressing aesthetic and politcal concerns channelling Marc Bolan and Suzi Quatro!
Tron Theatre (Victorian Bar). 7.30pm 16/17 May.
Rent Strike! 16th-20th May
A musical about Glasgow Women’s struggles during the First World War. Rent Strike! tells the inspiring story of how ordinary working class women organised themselves to fight back against exploitative landlords.
Govanhill Baths, 7.30pm 16-20 May. Written by Fatima Uygun and Colin Poole, Musical Director Gavin Livingstone, Directed by Fatima Uygun.