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Alice in Weegieland – The Tron Theatre, Glasgow

man in red and black drag

Writer: Johnny McKnight Music: Ross Brown Director: Kenny Miller Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys I challenge you that nowhere else in the Pantosphere will you find songs with lyrics featuring Idi Amin, Mussolini and Robert Mugabe, than at the Tron Theatre in its irresistible festive offering, Alice In Weegieland. The Tron has always set itself apart with it’s originality and innovation. With ...

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And The Beat Goes On – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Stef Smith Director: Kenny Miller Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys It would seem at first glance that a play about a pair of Sonny and Cher obsessives would be the perfect excuse for a night of high camp glitz and glamour, more sequins than substance, but Stef Smith's new work, And The Beat Goes Onproves to be a much darker and ...

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Miracle on 34 Parnie Street – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer/Director: Johnny McKnight Music &Lyrics: Ross Brown Choreographer: Darren Brownlie Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There's no denying Johnny McKnight's theatrical credentials: writer of hits such as The Incredible Adventures of See Thru Sam and Wendy Hoose; director of Blithe Spirit for Perth Theatre and Carmen Redux for Scottish Opera; undisputed 'King of Panto' with hit after hit here at Glasgow's Tron ...

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Edwin Morgan’s Dreams and Other Nightmares – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Liz Lochhead Director: Andy Arnold Composer: Ross Brown Reviewer: Rachel Clark As the Tron Theatre’s diverse programme showcasing the works of four legendary British poets, the Home Nations Festival celebrates the unique characteristics of each of the four home nations in our United Kingdom, the Tron’s home soil is represented by Liz Lochhead’s fictional account of the final year ...

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Our Country’s Good – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Timberlake Wertenbarker Director: Gerry Mulgrew Reviewer: Lesley J. Russell Eleven actors from the Masters in Classical and Contemporary Text programme at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland take on the 22 rôles of Timberlake Wertenbarker’s playOur Country’s Goodbased on the Thomas Keneally novelThe Playmaker. The play premiered in 1988 at the Royal Court and is based on the true story ...

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Aganeza Scrooge – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer and Director: Johnny McKnight Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating:5] There's much speculation every year at the Tron Theatre as to whether this year's production will top the last. The annual panto is never your traditional fare: refreshingly celebrity-free with no lazy pop tunes or reliance on worn out slapstick, instead it delivers ground-breaking originality and innovation year on year. And ...

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