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Endgame Productions

Citizens Theatre 4 Feb 2016 to 20 Feb 2016

A classic of modern theatre, Beckett’s absurd and macabre play stars David Neilson and Chris Gascoyne.

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Endgame Curtain Raiser event Events

Citizens Theatre 18 Feb 2016 to 18 Feb 2016

Endgame Director Dominic Hill in discussion.

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50p tickets Spring 2016 Events

Citizens Theatre 20 Feb 2016 to 14 May 2016

More 50p tickets than ever before!

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Blackbird Productions

Citizens Theatre 25 Feb 2016 to 5 Mar 2016

15 years since it ended. Ray’s moved on with his life. But Una has found him, and she needs answers.

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Get Carter

Visiting Company 8 Mar 2016 to 12 Mar 2016

A dark and stylish new adaptation of the classic Newcastle-noir thriller.

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Backstage Tours Events

13 Mar 2016 to 12 Jun 2016

A guided tour through the unseen backstage areas of our historic Victorian theatre.

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Bridget Christie - A Book For Her Events

Visiting Company 14 Mar 2016 to 14 Mar 2016

Following her hugely successful, multi-award-winning 5-star shows A Bic For Her and An Ungrateful Woman Bridget Christie returns to Glasgow International Comedy Festival with her brand new show.

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Paul Foot Events

Citizens Theatre 15 Mar 2016 to 15 Mar 2016

Quirky comedian with a cult following.

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What’s The Point of Satire? 2016 Events

Visiting Company 16 Mar 2016 to 16 Mar 2016

Sunday Herald Editor Neil Mackay chairs a panel discussing the point of satire in 2016.

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Richard Herring: Happy Now? Events

Visiting Company 17 Mar 2016

In his twelfth solo stand up show, Richard Herring examines whether we are can ever hope to be, or are meant to be, truly content.

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So Many Men Yet None Are Mine! Events

Visiting Company 17 Mar 2016 to 19 Mar 2016

The Girls are back in town! So Many Men Yet None Are Mine the comedy play by Tanya MacDonald & Anna Devitt is BACK - all singing, all dancing, all single!

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Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane) Events

Visiting Company 18 Mar 2016 to 18 Mar 2016

Professional grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup maker, and novice knitter, Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna but eats crisps and likes wine.

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James Campbell’s Comedy 4 Kids Events

Visiting Company 19 Mar 2016 to 19 Mar 2016

For children over 6, their parents and anyone who likes comedy without the rude words, a show which might or might not discuss lollipop ladies, quantum chromatic disruption machines and tartan badgers.

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Greg Proops Events

Visiting Company 19 Mar 2016 to 19 Mar 2016

American actor, stand-up comedian and television host, widely known for his work as an improvisational comedian on the UK and U.S. versions of Whose Line Is It Anyway?.

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Michelle McManus: Pop Goes The Idol Events

Visiting Company 22 Mar 2016 to 22 Mar 2016

Michelle’s brand new show makes its debut.  Featuring Tommy Chambers on piano, look forward to a hilarious evening. 

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Visiting Company 23 Mar 2016 to 23 Mar 2016

See Mark Steel in his newest stand up show, a surprising and enthralling story told with aplomb.

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Mark Watson - I’m Not Here Events

Visiting Company 24 Mar 2016 to 24 Mar 2016

Multi-award-winning star of numerous TV shows including Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You returns with the follow-up show to his highly-celebrated and successful Flaws.

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Shappi Khorsandi LIVE Events

Visiting Company 25 Mar 2016 to 25 Mar 2016

Star of Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and Have I Got News For You is back at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival

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Des Clarke: Citizen Des Events

Citizens Theatre 26 Mar 2016 to 26 Mar 2016

Des returns to this year’s festival with more offbeat observations, topical gags and Glasgow banter.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play For The Nation Productions

Visiting Company 29 Mar 2016 to 2 Apr 2016

The nation’s favourite Shakespeare play is performed as never before with a cast of professional Royal Shakespeare Company actors and non-professional actors.

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A Midsummer Lunch Events

Visiting Company 2 Apr 2016 to 2 Apr 2016

A pre-matinee event exploring this unique production.

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Easter Academy 2016 Classes

Citizens Learning 4 Apr 2016 to 9 Apr 2016

An action packed week of drama activities for 6-12 year olds during the spring break. Meet friends, learn new skills and have lots of fun!

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Nightschool Classes

Citizens Learning 11 Apr 2016 to 20 Jun 2016

A fun and informal introduction to acting skills for adults who want to try their hand at performing.

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IF I HAD A GIRL… Productions

Visiting Company 13 Apr 2016 to 16 Apr 2016

A verbatim play about how the choices we make, the families we are born into, and the expectations of others shape our lives irrevocably.

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This Restless House: Part 1 Productions

Citizens Theatre 15 Apr 2016 to 14 May 2016


Part 1 of Zinnie Harris’ adaptation of the Greek tragedy The Oresteia

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Off the Page Classes

Citizens Learning 20 Apr 2016 to 8 Jun 2016

Informal and sociable weekly play-reading sessions exploring a production in the Citizens’ Spring 2016 season.

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Friday Club ClassesProjects

Citizens Learning 22 Apr 2016 to 10 Jun 2016

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Do you want to work with other creative people developing performance skills and having fun?

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This Restless House: Part 2 & Part 3 Productions

Citizens Theatre 22 Apr 2016 to 14 May 2016


Parts 2 & 3 of Zinnie Harris’ adaptation of the Greek tragedy The Oresteia

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Kids @ Citz Weekly Drama Classes Classes

Citizens Learning 23 Apr 2016 to 19 Jun 2016

Drama classes for 4-18 year olds to help increase self-confidence and social skills, encourage creativity and imagination, and have fun!

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The Birds Productions

Young Co 11 May 2016 to 14 May 2016

The Citizens Young Co. perform a raunchy comedy full of saucy innuendo and song based on an ancient Greek comedy.

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Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme Productions

20 May 2016 to 4 Jun 2016

A co-production between Citizens Theatre, Abbey Theatre, Headlong and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse of Frank McGuinness’ iconic play about WWI

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That’s The Way A-ha A-ha Joe Lycett

28 Jun 2016 to 27 Jun 2016

The self-proclaimed ‘absolute lad’ is back with an all new stand-up show, following appearances on Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and a wine tour of the French Riviera.

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Summer Academy 2016 Classes

Citizens Learning 11 Jul 2016 to 6 Aug 2016

Fun and exciting summer drama courses for 6-18 year olds. Meet friends and learn new skills!