Two co-productions between the Tron and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland find Andy Arnold directing Shakespeare's classic tale of magic on a far-flung island, while Gerry Mulgrew looks at Timberlake Wertenbaker's modern classic set in an Australian penal colony. Both play in the Tron's main auditorium on alternate nights.
l Rehearsed Readings May 8-31
Six separate programmes feature work by Caribbean writer Aime Cesaire, a new look at Peter Arnott's play Thomas Muir - The Hidden Spirit Of Our Times (first seen at the Tron in 1986), and new work, including Sara Shaarawi's Day One, which looks at life as a woman in Cairo.
l Art v Politics - Who's Lying And Who's Telling The Truth? May 23
Herald Arts editor Keith Bruce chairs a discussion on political art and the art of politics in Scotland 2014, with panellists including NVA's creative director Angus Farquhar, MP Pete Wishart and Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh, artist director of ZENDEH, whose production of Steven Gaythorpe's play, Heart, appears at Mayfesto.
l My Name Is ... May 29-31
The Tamasha company presents a new play by Sudha Bhuchar taken from the real life story of a 12-year-old girl who was presumed to have been kidnapped from Glasgow by her Pakistani father, only for it to emerge she went of her own accord.