Christmas at the Citz

Two great family shows for the festive season and lots of gift ideas!


Hansel & Gretel

Simon’s Magical Christmas Socks

6 Dec - 7 Jan | Main Theatre
Recommended for everyone aged 6+
8 - 31 Dec | Circle Studio
Recommended for 3-6 years

A colourful forest adventure filled with suspense, laughter and some unexpected twists. Hansel & Gretel captures all the splendour of the original tale with a generous pinch of Citz magic. A delicious festive treat for all the family this Christmas! A variety of family discount tickets are available for groups of 3, 4 and 5, starting from just £33!


Simon Smith is an ordinary boy who is given extraordinary socks from a mysterious stranger. When he finds out that Santa is in a pickle and needs his help, his magic socks and a merry band of friends set him off on a fantastical adventure to save Christmas for us all! Created by the director of Flora’s Fairy Challenge and Eric The Elf’s Chaotic Christmas. Family tickets available from just £21!


If you have a group of 10+, we offer 1 free ticket with every 10 purchased. Payment is required one month before your performance. Group bookers can also pre-order and pay for interval Ice-cream (for Hansel & Gretel only) right now! 

School Groups: £8.50 (all performances) 
Youth Groups: £9.50 standard, £10 peak  
Adult Groups (10 or more) £2.50 off each ticket. 

You’ll receive a form with your ticket booking or you can call our Box Office on 0141 429 0022.


Why not buy your loved one an experience this year? Our gift vouchers make the perfect present, redeemable (online and at Box Office) against tickets for all productions throughout the year. 

Available to purchase from our Online Store in multiples of £10, £20 and £25. 

Our Spring 2017 Season is now on sale if you would like to book tickets for shows January - June next year. Call our Box Office team for top tips on 0141 429 0022.

EXCLUSIVE SIGNED PRINTS - a unique gift for someone special this Christmas!

  An exclusive limited edition ‘Slab Boys’ print signed by John Byrne created for the 2014 production of The Slab Boys..   

Every print purchased supports the Citizens Theatre Redevelopment Campaign.
An exclusive limited edition ‘The Gorbals Vampire’ print signed by Frank Quitely (Marvel’s New X-Men, Mark Miller’s Jupiter’s Legacy) created to celebrate the community production of The Gorbals Vampire. 

Proceeds from poster sales will go towards Citizens Learning activites.


Visit our online store for a selection of vintage inspired Citz gifts from our Artwork from the Archives range. Items are also displayed and on sale in the theatre.


A guided tour through the backstage areas of our historic Victorian theatre is a perfect gift for the person who has everything. 

For just £10 this unforgettable access all areas experience is a perfect treat for anyone who loves theatre and even comes with a cup of coffee and a scrumptious slice of cake! 


Have yourself a merry little Citzmas with our Citizens Theatre merchandise, the perfect stocking fillers - all for under £10. 


Get festive with our cinnamon and gingerbread coffees, warm up with a creamy white or milk hot chocolate with marshmallows, relax with one of our delicious wines or celebrate with a glass of fizz or treat Dad to a malt whisky whilst relaxing in our foyer before your performance! We have delicious cakes and confectionary on offer and free WiFi - it’s the perfect place to enjoy a festive treat before the show.


  We have a free car park adjacent to the theatre. A number of buses stop outside our door and we are a short walk from Bridge Street underground. For directions visit the Find Us page. We even have a pictorial guide for getting here by tube. If you’re driving - beware of the one-way system - please note that you can only access the car park via Crown Street & Laurieston Road (at the back of the building). There is no access to the car park via Gorbals Street (the front).