Visiting Company 11 Oct 2013 to 19 Oct 2013
The magnificently inventive Vox Motus return to the Citizens with their trademark performance style in their first co-production with the National Theatre of Scotland and the Tianjin Children’s Arts Theatre. An extraordinary visual story told without words, featuring puppetry, illusion and original music. WORLD PREMIERE.
Citizens Theatre 5 Sep 2013 to 28 Sep 2013
One of the most extraordinary novels of all time, Crime and Punishment gets inside the mind of a starving, destitute student who commits a brutal double murder. Chris Hannan has created an exciting and fresh new stage adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s masterpiece. Watch trailer. **UPPER CIRCLE TICKETS ADDED - CALL BOX OFFICE**
Citizens Learning 19 June 2013
The Citizens Theatre Society’s annual Glasgow Secondary Schools’ drama competition.
Visiting Company 15 Jun 2013 to 19 Jun 2013
Students of the Musical Theatre Course at the Dance School of Scotland make their annual return to the Citizens with a five time Tony Award-winning musical.
Citizens Theatre 23 May 2013 to 8 Jun 2013
Set in a dystopian society, Far Away is an unsettling and darkly comic play that changed the landscape of contemporary theatre. A decade after its London premiere, it continues to powerfully resonate with world events today. Presented in a double-bill with the rarely performed short play Seagulls, also by Caryl Churchill.
Visiting Company 1 May 2013 to 11 May 2013
Headlong return to the Citizens with another innovative re-imagining of a classic text in this brand new version of Chekhov’s greatest play, by hotly tipped writer John Donnelly. Watch trailer.
Citizens Theatre 14 Apr 2013
An evening with Maureen Beattie and friends. From the wit of Oscar Wilde to the glorious poetry of Robert Burns, from the sketches of Victoria Wood to the plays of William Shakespeare. Maureen has assembled a dream cast including Simon Russell Beale, described by The Independent as “the greatest stage actor of his generation”, Scottish stage and TV star Siobhan Redmond and Lord of the Rings favourite Billy Boyd.
Visiting Company 29 Mar 2013
“YOU’RE PROBABLY WONDERING WHY I’VE ASKED YOU HERE” is a three-part performance unlike anything you have seen before. Inspired by his character-based comedy show from the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe; Phill Jupitus plays three extraordinary characters and with the help of an inquisitive audience, we find out more about them. Part of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.
Visiting Company 28 Mar 2013 to 28 Mar 2013
The Sony and Perrier nominated Shuttleworth ventures beyond the garden gate to tread the mean streets of Britain. Which is better: city life or country living? Supermarket or village shop? Part of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.
Visiting Company 25 Mar 2013 to 25 Mar 2013
It’s an object of shame and pride; it inspires laughter and fear; it’s a symbol of power, yet it’s incredibly fragile; it can be a pound of flesh or an ounce of winkles, it can be used to express both love and hate; it creates life, it can condemn us to death… and it can do wees as well. Part of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.
Visiting Company 15 Mar 2013 to 23 Mar 2013
Putting the audience centre stage, Untitled Projects bring their exquisitely constructed re-imagining of a 19th century salon to the Citizens Theatre. In doing so, the company creates a beautiful and thought provoking night of fashion and conversation.
Citizens Theatre 14 Feb 2013 to 9 Mar 2013
WORLD PREMIERE A hilarious and profoundly moving adaptation of Donna Franceschild’s cult 90’s BBC TV series set in Glasgow. A co-production from Citizens Theatre and Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. Watch Trailer
Citizens Theatre 17 Jan 2013 to 2 Feb 2013
Award-winning director and designer Stewart Laing brings his unique aesthetic style to this new interpretation of Jean Genet’s notorious play, in a new translation by Martin Crimp. This enduring masterpiece simultaneously explores the illusion of theatre and the psychology of retribution. Watch trailer
Citizens Theatre 21 Dec 2012
A REHEARSED READING of a new play by award-winning writer/performer Rob Drummond (Mr. Write, Bullet Catch), featuring Kate Dickie.
As the end of the Mayan calander approaches signalling to some the end of the world - a cell of unseen snipers shut down the city and force all but the bravest and most foolish indoors.
Visiting Company 8 Dec 2012 to 30 Dec 2012
A Christmas Show for 3-6 year olds with puppets, music and song. Grinagog Theatre return to the Citizens with a new version of their sell-out show about a very special Christmas fairy.