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Somewhere New: Avoidable Climbing

Visiting Company


A poetic political black comedy, written and directed by Drew Taylor, about what we could do, what we should do and how burying your face in the latest cat video isn’t enough right now. Part of Take Me Somewhere

We are living in familiar territory – a period that history books will say lead up to something frightening.
We are ignoring facts – letting charisma and empty promises cloud our judgement.
We are just like lots of countries before us.
We are allowing an Alternative Right perspective - Farage, Le Pen, Trump
Should we be going Left, or is a new direction needed?

Following the performance, a playlet from Fear And Misery of The Third Reich by Bertolt Brecht will be delivered.

Take Me Somewhere Festival

Circle Studio

The Citizens Theatre is partnering with the festival to give an award to a Scottish artist to present a new piece of work in the venue’s Circle Studio.  T Somewhere New is a brand new award for contemporary theatre and performance makers from Take Me Somewhere and the Citizens Theatre. The award provides an opportunity for a Scottish artist to develop and present a new theatre/performance project at the Citizens Theatre as part of the Take Me Somewhere festival. True to the Citizens’ ethos, the award was made to a project which offers a radical and experimental reinterpretation of a classic, celebrated or known text. Take Me Somewhere is a new festival of contemporary performance taking place in venues across Glasgow from 22 Feb - 11 Mar and builds on the legacy of The Arches venue which closed in 2015.

This project is supported by The Goldberg Charitable Trust in memory of Michael Goldberg

Scratch Special at Platform

On Fri 3 March, extend your Take Me Somewhere experience by attending booking a ticket for Scratch Special at Platform at 8.30pm.

A free bus will leave the Citizens Theatre at 8pm, and return to Mono, 12 King Street, after the Scratch Special performance.

Book your place on the bus