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Citizens Theatre

119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS, Scotland
+44 141 429 0022
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wonderful performance of LANARK

Great performance. Staff very efficient when it came to swapping our seats in order to accommodate... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
London, United Kingdom
Lovely little theatre

Excellent theatre and some brilliant shows here too! Comfortable seats and decent leg room, toilets... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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The home of great theatre in Glasgow, offering a world-class repertoire of classic and contemporary plays.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS, Scotland
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Great performance. Staff very efficient when it came to swapping our seats in order to accommodate thesigners for the performance

Thank marshharry
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent theatre and some brilliant shows here too! Comfortable seats and decent leg room, toilets are down stairs if memory serves me correct, but I'm sure there's disabled ones if that's a problem, look out for shows here!

Thank Sarah0611
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We saw Frankie Boyle at this theatre in July and had an excellent view from the dress circle. To be honest this the theatre is a perfect size; It's not so big that you're unable to see the stage when you're sitting higher up, but...More

Thank Skuppy42
Reviewed 4 August 2015

A tour starting in the front of house bar and ending with tea or coffee and cake in the same bar. This was very well led by a local actor and showed all sorts of places that are essential to a production but which the...More

1  Thank FondGrandad
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Saw frankie Boyle here last week, such a cosy theatre you feel part of the show, not like larger ones where you need binoculars! Saw many productions here as a school kid in Glasgow, was lovely to return & see it renovated & loved ,...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

i have seen several productions here my favourite still remains 'no mean city' which was written about the gorbals area where the theatre is based south of the river , they have many productions and also run drama groups for varying ages of children ,...More

Thank alanddoc
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We were in the middle of the second row of stalls,Row B, seats 13 and 14. Fabulous view.Godspell was performed by Musical Theatre Students from The Dance School of Scotland.I did not know what to expect.All I knew was that it was based on the...More

Thank cristinak669
Reviewed 7 June 2015

This is one of the most challenging, honest and stunning places you will ever visit. If you get the chance to spend even only a couple of hours here for any show or production, don't hesitate. It will establish / restore / reinvigorate your faith...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Just going to the Citizens is an honour watched a fabulous play In The Absence of War political drama Fantastic small intimate theatre great prices you feel part of the production when you are in the stalls great night out

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 3 April 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...More

1  Thank Taxidevil
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Ruth M
18 December 2017|
Response from CitizensTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Ruth, we do have a free car park at the Citz that can accommodate a minibus. The carpark is accessed on Cleland Street on a one way system from Crown Street or Laurieston Road. The car park can fill up quite quickly for... More
9 April 2017|
Response from CitizensTheatre | Property representative |
Hello Dale, it's slightly dependent on the production you've booked for how restricted your view will be from your seat at the end of a row. Normally, your view of the side of the stage that you're sitting on may be slightly... More