Glasgow Tron announces new season
Tron Theatre in Glasgow has announced its autumn season, from a new James Joyce adaptation to an all-female A Christmas Carol.
The Tron Theatre Company production will be a new adaptation by Dermot Bolger of James Joyce's Ulysses, probably the first since the work fell into the public domain at the beginning of this year. With a company of eight Scottish and Irish actors, it will run at the Tron from 12 to 27 October before going to the Belfast Festival, The Everyman in Cork and Project Arts Centre in Dublin where the book is set.
National Theatre of Scotland will return to the Tron's main house with Alison Peebles's autobiographical My Shrinking Life from 8 to 15 September; Random Accomplice will perform its new production The Incredible Adventures of See Thru Sam from 20 to 29 September; Theatre Jezebel and Glasgay! will present a stage adaptation of cult film Harold and Maude from 30 October to 3 November; new Borders-based company Firebrand will perform Rona Munro's Iron from 6 to 10 November featuring Blythe Duff as a convicted murderer; Paines Plough will bring its double bill London about the choices families have to make for the precious things they love from 13 to 17 November.
In the Changing House, Scottish company Catherine Wheels will bring its play for young people The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk about staying true to your friends from 24 to 27 October; Greyscale / Stellar Quines's A Beginning, A Middle and An End is a new work from Sylvia Dow running from 5 to 8 September; Magnetic North will perform Sex & God by Linda McLean on 19 and 20 October; Grid Iron will perform Ella Hickson's painfully comic excavation of a family history The Authorised Kate Bane from 30 October to 3 November.
In the Vic Bar, Stone Soup Shakespeare is back with Love's Labour's Lost on 20 September; Confab presents Music of Strangers, a music and vocal composition that mixes traditional and contemporary Roma and Scottish music and dance, from 11 to 13 October; A Moment's Peace Theatre Company will present a rehearsed reading of a new work Border Control on 18 and 19 October.
Closing the year is the Tron panto Aganeza Scrooge, an all-female take on Dickens's A Christmas Carol written, directed by and starring Johnny McKnight, running from 30 November to 5 January.