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Address: 119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS, Scotland
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+44 141 429 0022

The home of great theatre in Glasgow, offering a world-class repertoire of...

The home of great theatre in Glasgow, offering a world-class repertoire of classic and contemporary plays.

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Lovely small theatre

I have special memories of the "Citz" as my husband brought me here for our second date to see Hamlet nearly 40 years ago. So it was really nice to return and see stand-up... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2015
Glasgow, Scotland
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Reviewed April 3, 2015

I have special memories of the "Citz" as my husband brought me here for our second date to see Hamlet nearly 40 years ago. So it was really nice to return and see stand-up Susan Calman who also has fond memories of this theatre. The night we attended she was filming her new DVD. The show was excellent and Susan... More 

1 Thank Taxidevil
Perth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed March 28, 2015

Great Show but not for the politically correct brigade! The bar was very accessible and service was quick. Only negative was too many people visiting the toilet during the show.

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Reviewed February 27, 2015

At the Citz for a production of The Slab Boys absolutely fantastic had a quick drink before curtain up another at the interval and a coffee before home great venue very reasonable night out !

1 Thank Diane L
Fort William, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 23, 2015

We went as a family, Grand Children included, to see this fantastic production. We took the train from Fort William to Glasgow and onwards to the Theatre. Every one of us, small kids included, had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed their Christmas treat. Well done Citizens Theatre, you did extremely well , and left us waiting for next years... More 

Thank theoraclesboy
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Reviewed January 16, 2015

Having now seen a few shows at the Citizens I think I have caught the bug for live drama. The Citizens provides great entertainment at realistic prices with on site car parking an added bonus

Thank Braveheart1928
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 13, 2015

Have been to 2 recent productions at this theatre. Both have been wonderful. The first was "Who Killed Johnny Glendinning" and then "A Christmas Carol " Have just received the new programme and plan to go to "The Slab Boys" with friends in February. This is a local theatre which punches above its weight and deserves support. Ticket prices are... More 

Thank Rae969
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Citizens never fail to amaze me with their unique and quirky repertoire but this performance of a Christmas Carol was just outstanding and so powerfully delivered. Hope you do this again next year. Many many thanks for a beautiful evening of laughter and tears

1 Thank Kundera1
Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed December 29, 2014

There were six of us who went to see Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Great family entertainment. The production was simple but highly effective. A little singalong to get us going and then they slid into a wonderful production of this old classic. The casting worked well. Same old story but this show went very well. Congratulations to actors, stage... More 

Thank paul1953uk
Paisley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 29, 2014

Would highly recommend this production to anyone. Maybe a wee bit scary for some children however a brilliant show. The wee nod to panto was fun and the puppetry was first class. Value for money was second to none. Well done citizens

1 Thank Libby P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 23, 2014

We went to the Citizen's for our annual Christmas experience and again it didn't disappoint!! A truly wonderful performance by all! The creativity in making this adaptation of A Christmas Carol was impressive - from the music, the puppetry, the set and of course, the acting!. Scrooge has been portrayed many times and this was up there with the best!... More 

1 Thank Elaine G

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