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Citizens Theatre

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

Went to see Hay Fever, terrific night the staff brilliant, the play very funny best way to spend an evening. Highly entertaining cast a joy, Myra Mcfadyen was just fantastic. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Hay Fever, terrific night the staff brilliant, the play very funny best way to spend an evening. Highly entertaining cast a joy, Myra Mcfadyen was just fantastic. We will be making the Citz a regular event.

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CitizensTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Citizens Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you Rabnud - we'll see you again soon! More 

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Hay Fever (Noel Coward) there this week. As always the 'Citz' was a great experience. The staff members are very welcoming, the plays are right in your face in this fairly small theatre and the acting just superb. I intend going more often now as I had almost forgotten how good live theatre can be. I started... More 

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CitizensTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Citizens Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review MrTerry. I'm delighted that you enjoyed Hay Fever, that the staff made you feel welcome here and that we've reignited your theatre-going habit! More 

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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the Citizen to see Chris Ramsey , great little theatre , great sound , decent seats and good service all round , a little bit of a stroll to get there , but well worth it

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Wandel
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305 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Citizen's make everything easy, from booking the tickets to buying drinks and finding your seat. Super friendly helpful staff throughout. Comfy seats and a nice temperature, good sound. Meant that we could enjoy the show (Richard Herring) without any distractions. Much cheaper than the city centre theatres (tickets and drinks etc). Highly recommended.

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CitizensTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Citizens Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely feedback Anne. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at the Citz and hope to welcome you back again soon! More 

West Lothian
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83 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Good to support this Glasgow treasure. Good shows and interesting venue. Has a traditional theatre feel with great open plan bar space for pre theatre drinks. Great eclectic atmosphere. Great mix of people. Parking is almost impossible- even though there's a car park. Get there really really early or don't take car.

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Thank Alan1067
CitizensTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Citizens Theatre, responded to this review

Sorry that you had difficulties parking Alan. We try our best to make sure that our car park is only used by visitors to the Citz, but it can get full. Luckily, we're very close to Bridge Street Underground, have several buses right outside our door, and are only a short walk from the city centre and Central Station. Glad... More 

Strathaven, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

If you get the chance to go on the backstage tour, my advice is - go! It's not suitable for those with disabilities & the building needs refurbishment, but this makes it authentic. The tour began with a brief history of theatre in Glasgow & the Citz, & then we were taken round the theatre including the areas where scenery... More 

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

First time to this theatre for me and absolutely loved it. Easy taxi ride from Queen Street Station. Loved the ambience and seat was comfortable. Show was excellent and would highly recommend. Actors and writing were very funny and beautifully delivered.

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Thank falkirklady2015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Citizens is a quaint little theatre with a good atmosphere, a very accessible bar and clean toilets. It is a bit of a nuisance that the centre seating section is so wide as it does mean you have to squeeze past quite a few people if you're seated in the middle ( very good seats by the way). I... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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471 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Been going to the 'Citz' for many years now however this is the first time we have noticed that they have removed the centre isle....to add a few more seats but, oh dear many more standing ups and sitting downs to let people pass is hard work!! The theatre is a friendly place and the staff are always there to... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was our first visit to Citizens Theatre and we loved it. The show we saw was well set out and had a good view. The cast were brilliant. Staff friendly, clean public areas but drinks are expensive. We would visit again.

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