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Tristan & Yseult Productions

Visiting Company 30 May 2017 to 3 Jun 2017

Seen through the eyes of the ‘Unloved’, Kneehigh’s critically acclaimed Tristan & Yseult, the greatest love story of the Celtic tradition, blends comedy, live music, grand passions and tender truths in an irresistible night of love.

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Pleasure and Pain Productions

Visiting Company 31 May 2017 to 3 Jun 2017

An evening with French writer Guy de Maupassant, charting his tragic journey from aspiring writer into the darkness of drug addiction and madness.

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Off the Page Classes

Citizens Learning 7 Jun 2017 to 7 Jun 2017

Informal and sociable weekly play-reading sessions exploring a production in the Citizens’ Spring 2017 season.

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Scratched Love Events

Citizens Theatre 8 Jun 2017 to 9 Jun 2017

A scratch night of short plays and scenes on the subject of emotional abuse in young relationships

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West College Scotland present The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Productions

Visiting Company 8 Jun 2017 to 9 Jun 2017

Arturo Ui is a witty and savage parable of the rise of Hitler - recast by Brecht into a small-time Chicago gangster’s takeover of the city’s greengrocery trade.

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9 to 5 The Musical Productions

Visiting Company 14 Jun 2017 to 17 Jun 2017

The Musical Theatre Students from the Dance School of Scotland return to The Citz with 9 to 5 The Musical

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Saturday Citizens Classes

Citizens Learning 17 Jun 2017 to 17 Jun 2017

Drama classes and summer courses for young people aged 14 - 18 with a learning disability.

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Kids @ Citz Weekly Drama Classes Classes

Citizens Learning 18 Jun 2017 to 18 Jun 2017

Drama classes for 4-18 year olds to help increase self-confidence and social skills, encourage creativity and imagination, and have fun!

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Intensive acting course with Dominic Hill Classes

Citizens Theatre 19 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017

One week acting course for experienced non-professionals aged 17+
15 places only

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OLIVER! Productions

Visiting Company 22 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017

The classic Lionel Bart musical performed by students of GAMTA

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Nightschool Classes

Citizens Learning 26 Jun 2017 to 21 Nov 2017

A fun and informal introduction to acting skills for adults who want to try their hand at performing.

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Summer Academy 2017 Classes

Citizens Learning 10 Jul 2017 to 5 Aug 2017

Fun and exciting summer drama courses for 6-18 year olds. Meet friends and learn new skills!

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50p tickets Autumn 2017 Events

Citizens Theatre 12 Aug 2017 to 13 Jan 2018

Bag a bargain with these 50p tickets!

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Oresteia: This Restless House Productions

Citizens Theatre 15 Aug 2017 to 9 Sep 2017

Zinnie Harris’ compelling and thrilling drama about three women who are forced to confront the consequences of their acts of violence returns in 2017 to the Citizens Theatre and Edinburgh International Festival.

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Historical Backstage Tours Events

3 Sep 2017 to 5 Nov 2017

A guided tour through the unseen backstage areas of our historic Victorian theatre.

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Adam Productions

Visiting Company 13 Sep 2017 to 13 Sep 2017

A remarkable, true story of a young trans man fleeing from Egypt to Scotland. One of two intimate productions giving an insight into the real life experiences of trans people in Scotland.

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Eve Productions

Visiting Company 14 Sep 2017 to 14 Sep 2017

Eve is a deeply personal story from legendary playwright and performer Jo Clifford. One of two intimate productions giving an insight into the real life experiences of trans people in Scotland.

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Double Bill: Adam & Eve Productions

Visiting Company 15 Sep 2017 to 16 Sep 2017

Adam and Eve, two complementary pieces exploring trangender and non-binary life can be seen together in one evening. 

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Faithful Ruslan: The Story of A Guard Dog Productions

Citizens Theatre 20 Sep 2017 to 7 Oct 2017

An extraordinary satire on the Stalinist regime in Russia seen through the eyes of a guard dog, this is a modern ‘Animal Farm’ for the world of Trump, May and Putin.

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The Macbeths Productions

Citizens Theatre 27 Sep 2017 to 14 Oct 2017

At the heart of Shakespeare’s darkest play is a disintegrating marriage. This new adaptation using a radically cut-down version of the text focuses on the relationship between one of the most famous killers in literature and his ambitious wife.

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Trainspotting Productions

Citizens Theatre 18 Oct 2017 to 11 Nov 2017

It’s back! After a sell-out run in 2016, Trainspotting returns to the Citz this autumn.

A coarse, intense and hilarious rollercoaster ride through the heroin-hinterlands of Thatcher-era Leith. 

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Living with the lights on Productions

Visiting Company 20 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017

A gripping true story about an actor’s on-stage meltdown from Actors Touring Company.

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Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog Events

Visiting Company 21 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017

Sofie Hagen is unquestionably one of the most talked-about comics of the moment. A modern legend in her native Denmark, she burst onto the British scene by winning Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Festival 2015.

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Lampedusa Productions

Citizens Theatre 8 Nov 2017 to 18 Nov 2017

Telling the stories of human kindness behind the headlines, Lampedusa was a sell-out during its premiere run at Soho Theatre in London in 2015.

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Cinderella Productions

Citizens Theatre 28 Nov 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Full of silliness, and slapstick, music and fun, this is the perfect choice for families looking for alternative festive entertainment this Christmas.

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One more sleep ‘til Christmas Productions

Citizens Theatre 7 Dec 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Festive fun from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for 3 - 6 year olds and their families in our Circle Studio directed by Guy Hollands.

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Cinderella Family Workshop Workshops

Citizens Theatre 9 Dec 2017 to 10 Dec 2017

A fun workshop for 6 – 12 year olds and their adult companion exploring the story and characters of Cinderella

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Cinderella - Relaxed Performance Productions

Citizens Theatre 13 Dec 2017 to 13 Dec 2018

This performance of Cinderella is aimed at audience members who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment, including people with an autistic spectrum disorder or sensory or communication disorder and their families.

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One more sleep ‘til Christmas - Relaxed Performance Productions

Visiting Company 21 Dec 2017 to 21 Dec 2017

This performance of One more sleep ‘til Christmas is aimed at audience members who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment, including people with an autistic spectrum disorder or sensory or communication disorder and their families.

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Bold Girls Productions

Citizens Theatre 24 Jan 2018 to 10 Feb 2018

Belfast in the early 1990s. Against a backdrop of gunfire and police raids, four women whose lives have been turned upside down by the Troubles, carry on with everyday life.

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David Baddiel My Family: Not The Sitcom Events

Visiting Company 13 Mar 2018 to 13 Mar 2018

Following a sold-out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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