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Community Productions

For more than a decade we have brought together non-professional actors and backstage teams with professional theatre-makers to produce inspiring and memorable pieces of theatre.

Our Community Productions include work by the Community Collective, Young Co, schools performances (such as Divided City) and co-productions with other organisations.

If you would like to get involved in community productions at the Citizens Theatre, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or phone 0141 418 6244.

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May 2018

A Night To Remember

Exactly a hundred years ago in the Gorbals, as World War One draws towards its bloody close, audience and performers, soldiers and civilians, prepare for a big night out in the theatre to help them forget their troubles. 

October 2016

The Gorbals Vampire

A new play by Johnny McKnight performed by amateur actors and inspired by real-life events which took place in the Southern Necropolis in 1954.


July 2014

On Common Ground

What do a tribe who have been travelling for 18,000 years discover when they meet Glaswegians ‘On Common Ground’?

June 2014

Sports Day

A day to remember...or maybe forget! Sports Day is a large scale community production boasting material from some of Scotland’s best-known playwrights and songwriters.

October 2012

This Is What We Ask

Exploring how young people journey into an adult world in which they are confronted by a mass of challenging and sometimes bewildering questions, the Citizens Young Company ask…

June 2012

Temptations of Tam

A new community opera inspired by Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, a co-production from Scottish Opera and the Citizens Community Company.

December 2011

Wicked Christmas

Snow Funny! The Citizens Community Company return with their seasonal satirical glance at all the things we love to hate about Christmas.

October 2011


Young Co. present fiendishly dark stories from the pen of Edgar Allan Poe. Watch trailer.

June 2011

Fair Friday

Written and performed by members of the Citizens Community Company. A witty and nostalgic look at the Glasgow Fair holiday. An evening of true stories, traditional songs and community spirit.

December 2010

Wicked Christmas 2010

12 Days of Christmas. The Citizens Community Company return with their annual seasonal satirical glance at all the things we love to hate about Christmas. A laugh out loud escape from the festive madness and a very special night out for adults only.

October 2010

Tall Tales For Small People

Ghost stories, animal fables and tall tales are brought to life by Young Co. in this acclaimed adaptation of Scottish stories from the Travelling community, handed down through the generations.

May 2010

The Grapes of Wrath

The Citizens Community Company return to the main stage with their version of Steinbeck’s classic. The Grapes Of Wrath is a story about the endurance of the human spirit and how simple solidarity can pull a population through its darkest times.