Tron Theatre

Glasgow

www.tron.co.uk
11 - 14 May 2022
Who Killed My Father
Poignant play combines the personal and political with uneven results
Reviewed here

28 April - 7 May 2022
hang
A relentlessly unsettling exploration of trauma and retribution
Reviewed here

31 March - 2 April 2022
Julius Caesar
Stripped-back performances offers Shakespeare at its purest
Reviewed at Eden Court

16 - 26 March 2022
The Metamorphosis
A haunting adaptation of Kafka's classic allegory
Reviewed here

17 February - 5 March 2022
Moorcroft
A keen-sighted and comedic exploration of masculinity
Reviewed here

29 October - 13 November 2021
The Tempest
Well-timed production of Shakespeare classic creates magic
Reviewed here

10 - 21 March 2020
The Metamorphosis
Overwrought dialogue holds back brilliant performances and inspired staging in this unnerving Kafka adaptation
Reviewed here

8 - 19 October 2019
The Alchemist
Gary McNair’s rhyming adaptation of a Jacobean farce is literal poetry in motion
Reviewed here

12 - 14 September 2019
Power Ballad
Physical theatre that is too abstract to support meaning
Reviewed here

5 - 7 September 2019
Black Men Walking
Thought-provoking theatre about racial identity
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

4 - 20 July 2019
The Ugly One
Surreal comedy explores our obsession with beauty.
Reviewed here

15 - 16 May 2019
Woke
Apphia Campbell questions how much has truly changed in 45 years
Reviewed here

1 - 11 May 2019
The Mistress Contract
An intense exploration of an unorthodox relationship agreement.
Reviewed here

25 - 27 April 2019
Marie
An unusual slice of British history set in an English boozer.
Reviewed here

20 - 30 March 2019
The Taming of the Shrew
A rising call to gender-anarchy that is both playful and provocative.
Reviewed here

27 February - 2 March 2019
Miss Julie
Sex, scandal and strikes stir up Zinnie Harris's adaptation of a classic.
Reviewed here

8 November 2018
Elision
A baffling yet intriguing solo piece on migration and belonging.
Reviewed here

25 - 27 October 2018
DollyWould
Pleasantly baffling but unrewarding tribute to two famous Dollys.
Reviewed here

4 - 20 October 2018
Ballyturk
Enda Walsh's existentialist comedy both impresses and challenges.
Reviewed here

22 September 2018
Underneath
The final solo play from Pat Kinevane's trilogy is dark, mesmerising and beautiful.
Reviewed here

19 - 22 September 2018
South Bend
Gridiron's tale of a romantic culture clash is funny in parts but is it a strong enough story?
Reviewed at Eden Court

13 - 15 September 2018
Scotties
A well-structured and sensitive look at history and identity.
Reviewed here

23 - 24 July 2018
VENT
Touring Scotland this month, Vent is a dazzling, nightmarish quasi-dystopian examination of mental health issues.
Reviewed here

26 May 2018
Diamond
David Hoyle gives us a personal history with added laughs and lip-synching.
Reviewed here

16 - 19 May 2018
Gut
In her captivating full-length play debut, Frances Poet brings to life the test of being a parent.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

20 - 21 April 2018
The Monster & Mary Shelley
Fascinating and hilarious contemporary look back at Mary Shelley's creation of Frankenstein.
Reviewed here

17 - 18 April 2018
The Shadow of Heaven
Visually appealing physical theatre dramatisation of Paradise Lost.
Reviewed here

12 - 14 April 2018
Bingo!
Ortonesque tragi-comic shut-in by Grid Iron and Stellar Quines is hilarious and thought-provoking.
Reviewed at Assembly Hall

7 - 10 March 2018
Cèilidh
Gaelic play seeks understanding through the means of storytelling.
Reviewed here

6 - 10 March 2018
How to Act
Privilege and colonialism in the rehearsal room in NTS' widely-discussed two hander.
Reviewed here

1 - 17 March 2018
The Motherf**ker with the Hat
Swear-filled relationship drama delivers strong characters and electric dialogue.
Reviewed here

23 February 2018
The Return
Ellie Stewart's story of faked identity tours to Speyside to warm welcome.
Reviewed at Boat of Garten Community Hall

13 - 17 February 2018
The Last Bordello
Multi-layered surrealist drama is worth the intense payoff.
Reviewed here

26 - 27 January 2018
Hopeless
Poignant and insightful examination of human nature by Leyla Josephine
Reviewed here

1 - 4 November 2017
Our Fathers
A pensive exploration of the effect of disagreement on key relational bonds.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

13 - 14 October 2017
One Mississippi
A carefully-constructed exploration of male vulnerability
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

28 - 29 September 2017
Two Man Show
Words, music and physical theatre combine in this inventive performance piece.
Reviewed at Summerhall

26 - 27 September 2017
Heather
A powerful performance challenging stereotypes and how we judge others.
Reviewed at Summerhall

20 - 21 September 2017
Team Viking
Profound and funny look at the stories which unite us.
Reviewed here

14 - 16 September 2017
Blanche and Butch
Biting drag comedy that shines a discoball on disability in theatre.
Reviewed here

14 - 17 June 2017
Shackleton
Blue Raincoat take an illuminating look at the explorer Shackleton.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

14 - 22 April 2017
Coriolanus Vanishes
Fire Exit and Tron Theatre produce outstanding and provocative play
Reviewed here

23 - 25 March 2017
All The Little Lights
Sensitive handling of difficult subject matter in play about child sexual exploitation.
Reviewed here

9 - 25 March 2017
God of Carnage
A hilarious and effective satire of middle class social pretence. There is a ball pit.
Reviewed here

3 - 4 March 2017
The Red Chair
Sarah Cameron’s captivating solo performance balances between a twisted fairytale and dark reality.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

16 - 18 February 2017
The Cause of Thunder
A meandering but entertaining meditation on the ways in which the world has changed since Brexit.
Reviewed here

19 - 29 October 2016
Grain in the Blood
A suspenseful and moving psychological drama about sacrifice jointly produced by the Tron and Traverse Theatres
Reviewed here

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The Snaw Queen
A freestyle cathartic seasonal romp
Reviewed here

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The Red Shed
Mark Thomas pays tribute to his friends at Wakefield Labour Club in their 50th year
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

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The Lost Things
An inspiring imaginary world populated by forgettable figures.
Reviewed here

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Sheep
Tron Young Company takes a cynical look at efforts to end all war and how people are drawn into conflict.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

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Pajama Men: 2 Man 3 Musketeers
A high-energy and hilarious adaptation of a classic combining all kinds of comedy.
Reviewed at Assembly George Square Theatre

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Made in India
Three women's lives become interwoven at a surrogacy clinic, but is the transaction equal for all?
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

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Last Dream (On Earth)
A masterpiece in live score, sound design and story exploring the theme of setting off into the dangerous unknown.
Reviewed here

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Forgotten
A beautiful and unique performance from Irish innovator Pat Kinevane.
Reviewed here

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Disco Pigs
An intense, fast-paced Irish contemporary classic centred around the explosive end of a childhood friendship.
Reviewed here

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Black Beauty
Intertextual mischief with a classic puts the rest out to pasture
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

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Adulting
Spilt Milk portray 20-somethings who've failed to become proper adults
Reviewed here

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A Gambler's Guide To Dying
Affecting theatrical storytelling that uses one old man's gambling habit to reflect on hope and fate
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre