What's On / Archive

October 2017


Trainspotting

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

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


September 2017


Faithful Ruslan pre-show event

Pre-show event with Misha Glenny and Kirsty Lang


The Macbeths

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.


Faithful Ruslan: The Story of A Guard Dog

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.


Doors Open Day

A backstage tour of our historic Victorian theatre as part of the annual Doors Open Day 2017.


Double Bill: Adam & Eve

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


Eve

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.


Adam

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.


August 2017


Oresteia: This Restless House

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.


June 2017


Scratched Love

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


April 2017


Life is not a rehearsal

The Citizens Young Co. presents a short, funny and thought-provoking new piece inspired by Hay Fever on the main stage before the play on selected dates.


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