Citizens Theatre

Citizens Theatre
Citizens Theatre
119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow, G5 9DS
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Under the guidance of Artistic Director Dominic Hill, the Citz, as it's affectionately known, churns out a steady roster of tried-and-true theatre favourites and plays from new and exciting directors. Found just south of the Clyde, it's the biggest producing theatre in the west of Scotland with a large focus on community programming, including acting classes and writing workshops for the aspiring theatre pros among us.

Reviews & features

Play time: raising the curtain on experimental and traditional theatre

23 Sep 2016

From the Royal Lyceum to Buzzcut Festival, Gareth K Vile looks at theatrical extremes in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Both Glasgow and Edinburgh have strong traditions of popular and experimental theatre. Although the major venues on both coasts of the central belt often collaborate, each of the cities have their own particular performance personality: Glasgow goes for…

Revival of John Byrne's The Slab Boys marks the Citizens Theatre's 70th anniversary

9 Feb 2015

John Byrne on why his 1957 tale is as relevant now as it was in the height of punk

The revival of John Byrne’s 1978 masterpiece The Slab Boys is an appropriate choice for the Citizens’ 70th birthday. Eventually expanded into a trilogy – with a fourth play added in the 21st century – it has become one of Scotland’s most influential…