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Citizens Theatre

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Address: 119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS, Scotland
Phone Number: +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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I had wanted to visit the Citizens Theatre for years, knowing that it has an outstanding reputation. My husband simply had to tell me about a surprise that he was planning, which... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Longridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had wanted to visit the Citizens Theatre for years, knowing that it has an outstanding reputation. My husband simply had to tell me about a surprise that he was planning, which was a weekend in Glasgow, including a trip to see "The Rivals" by Sheridan. On the day of our visit we arrived at the theatre to attend a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another wonderful performance by The Citizens Theatre. Mrs Malaprop was great! So funny. Your are all talented and we're lucky to have you in Glasgow.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Citz has been a perennial favourite venue and the current production of The Rivals is very much in tune with the excellent reputation that this theatre has for top notch productions with high values and crisp direction. The auditorium itself has not changed greatly over the years, but foyer is looking a little shabby these days. The central bar... More 

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

We're really pleased to read that you enjoyed The Rivals but we're sorry that your experience was not all it could be. You're quite right, we're well overdue an upgrade to our facilities - our beloved theatre is in need of a bit of TLC! We're currently fundraising for the most comprehensive redevelopment of the building since it opened in... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this theatre! Enjoyed the Rivals experience. Good wee coffee/herbal tea bar but would have liked a bigger selection of muffins( there was only chocolate ).

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nr Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I have not been I. The Citizen's for thirty years, now I realise I have missed a lot of time. It's charming inside. The stairs are gentle and not to plentiful and has toilets on all levels. I got an overall impression of grandure in miniature. There is a bar on the ground floor which unfortunately does not do food.... More 

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Amantea, Cosenza
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I am so glad I gave a chance to Trainspotting today. An incredibly talented Lorn Macdonald (Ewan McGregor, step down!) and his brilliant costars are just the icing on the cake in an impressive version of this modern classic. Plus, the theatre feels like home, as everyone is genuinely interested in making you part of the experience. 10/10, will come... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic theatre, lovely staff. The seats were comfortable and the bar area nice and big enough to mingle. The theatre is small so all seats have a pretty decent view. The tickets were a reasonable price and the show was amazing!! Great experience all round.

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glasgow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

First off trainspotting was absolutely amazing. This was my very 1st visit to the citizens and i must say i am impressed as a disabled guest i found these things The theatre has a large free car park the door is very accessible with a disabled function which slows the door down once inside there is a ramp which allows... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to comment Colin. We're really pleased that you enjoyed the show, and that overall you had a good experience here at the Citizens. I'm sorry to read that you felt we didn't get it 100% right regarding access to toilets for those with disabilities. I'll pass your comments on to our General Manager and we'll... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

An evening performance, outdoors, in Glasgow, in "summer", threat of rain, risk of midges; they must be having a laugh. The audience accepted the advice re there being no seats and accepted the invitation to "bring their own" seats, - as well as wine, beer, canapés, olives, cakes, cheese, crackers, meats, quiches, wraps and were "receptive" by the time the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Tremendous theatre, beautiful space, and a great way to spend a night in Glasgow. Would highly recommend and would love to go back.

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