What's On / Archive

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.

One Million Tiny Plays About Britain

Derived from the popular column in the Guardian newspaper, these brilliantly funny and at times heartbreaking snapshots of life in Britain have been adapted to create high octane montage theatre. A world premiere.

Blue Hen

NLP Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Des Dillon’s dark comedy Blue Hen. Starring Charlie Lawson (Coronation Street’s Jim McDonald), returning to the Citizens after success in Educating Rita.

The Event

A massive hit at the 2009 Edinburgh Festival and winner of a Scotsman Fringe First Award, The Event is a hugely acclaimed, beautifully conceived piece of theatre, that masterfully delivers a profound and thought-provoking experience.

April 2010

The Glass Menagerie

One of the most powerful family dramas ever written about love, longing and frustrated dreams, brought to the Citizens Theatre by Shared Experience and the Salisbury Playhouse, featuring Imogen Stubbs.

Des Tells Tall Tales

Sit back and sink into the crazy world of Des Dillon where stand up comedy meets one of Scotland’s most hilarious storytellers.

Frost and Fire

A new night of acoustic music. In a new venture for the Citizens, Howie Reeve curates and presents an eclectic mix of the very best in acoustic music from established and up-and-coming artists.

The Ministry of Fear

With a powerful whiff of Hitchcock and echoes of film noir classic The Third Man, The Ministry of Fear is both taut espionage thriller and an unnerving portrait of a mind in free fall.

Treasure Island

Blood, greed, murder and mutiny for all the family! Wee Stories bring their version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel to the Citizens main stage for the Easter holidays.

March 2010


Pulsating with vitality and fury, Plasticine is a mesmerising odyssey into the lower depths of present-day Russia, starring RSAMD students directed by Adrian Osmond.

Three Sisters

The Citizens Theatre and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama present a new interpretation of Chekhov’s timeless masterpiece. Three Sisters is an epic family saga which will be presented with energy and vitality by final year students from RSAMD.

Tam Cowan: Unplugged

The Comedy Unit presents Scottish broadcasting sensation Tam Cowan for one night only. Part of the 2010 Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival.