CITIZENS THEATREJanuary June 2016
119 Gorbals Street Glasgow G5 9DS
0141 429 0022 citz.co.uk
ENDGAME / FEB BLACKBIRD / FEB & MAR GET CARTER / MAR A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM / MAR & APR THIS RESTLESS HOUSE / APR & MAYTHE BIRDS / MAY OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME / MAY & JUNAND MORE
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MAIN THEATRE 4 20 FebPREVIEWS 4 & 5 Feb 7.30pm MATINEES 13 & 20 Feb 2.30pmPRE-SHOW EVENT18 Feb 6.15pm. See p22POST SHOW TALK16 FebSCHOOLS WORKSHOPS 10 & 11 Feb. See p23AD BSL CAP See p36 for details
TICKETS 50p 22.50 | 9.50 previews See pp40 41 for all prices
DIRECTOR Dominic Hill DESIGNER Tom Piper LIGHTING DESIGNER Lizzie Powell
An absurd and macabre classic of modern theatre.
Languishing between life and death, the tyrant Hamm and his dutiful but resentful companion Clov are irrevocably bound to one another. They pass their days in a filthy, bare room, caught in a loop of futile routines. Their endless and brutal verbal jousting match is punctured only by the nostalgic reminiscing of Hamms parents, reduced to living in rubbish bins.
Endgame makes a grim joke of life, and finds laughter in the darkness. Director Dominic Hill brings his talent for gripping and absorbing contemporary interpretations of classic texts to Becketts masterpiece.
A stellar cast is led by David Neilson and Chris Gascoyne (better known as Coronation street's Roy Cropper and Peter Barlow) with Peter Kelly and Barbara Rafferty.
ENDGAMEBY SAMUEL BECKETT
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness.
A Citizens Theatre and HOME, Manchester co-production
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MAIN THEATRE 25 Feb 5 MarPREVIEW 25 Feb 7.30pm MATINEE 5 Mar 2.30pmPOST SHOW TALK1 MarAD CAP See p36 for details
TICKETS 50p 22.50 | 9.50 previews See pp40 41 for all prices
DIRECTOR Gareth Nicholls DESIGNER Neil Haynes LIGHTING Stuart Jenkins
A vital piece of twenty-first-century Scottish drama.
15 years since it ended. Rays moved on with his life. But Una has found him, and she needs answers.
David Harrowers Blackbird depicts a meeting between a middle-aged man and a young woman who rake over their relationship which ended when he was forty and she was only twelve years old.
Described as "one of the most daring new plays of recent years" (Sunday Herald), this Olivier award-winning play has been performed across the world since it was first premiered at the 2005 Edinburgh International Festival. A new film adaptation will be released in 2016.
Directed by Gareth Nicholls, Main Stage Director in Residence and Director of the 5-star production, Into That Darkness. With Paul Higgins, best known for his TV roles in Utopia and The Thick of It as Ray, and Citizens Theatre Actor Intern Camrie Palmer as Una.
Recommended for 14 years+
BLACKBIRDBY DAVID HARROWER
A Citizens Theatre production
The Main Stage Director in Residence programme is supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation
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MAIN THEATRE 8 12 MarMATINEE 12 Mar 2.30pm
TICKETS 12.50 22.50 See pp40 41 for all prices
DIRECTOR Lorne Campbell DESIGNER 59 Productions
A dark and stylish new adaptation of the British crime thriller.
Jack Carter is back home for the first time in years. Hes back to bury a brother who hated him, in a town he swore he was never going to see again. He wants to pay debts, settle scores and discover who killed his brother.
As the local underworld closes ranks, Jacks bosses back in London find out that hes had his fingers in the till, and other places they shouldnt have been. Jack plays a deadly game of cat and mouse as everyone tries to Get Carter. Unless he gets them first.
Ted Lewis novel is a classic of British crime fiction. Set in a hard and uncompromising 1960s Newcastle rife with crime, sex, gambling and violence, this adaptation tells the story made famous by the 1971 film starring Michael Caine.
Recommended for 14 years+
GET CARTERBASED ON THE NOVEL JACKS RETURN HOME BY TED LEWIS ADAPTED BY TORBEN BETTS
A Northern Stage production
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PLUS MORE ACTS TO BE ANNOUNCED!
MARK STEEL: WHO DO I THINK I AM? Wed 23 Mar 8pm 17 A regular on BBC TV and radio and an award-winning columnist, Mark Steels latest stand up show is a surprising and enthralling story told with aplomb.
MICHELLE MCMANUS: POP GOES THE IDOL Tue 22 Mar 8pm 15/13 concession Presenter and singer Michelle performs an evening with music in her home town, co-written by Bruce Devlin and featuring Tommy Chambers on piano.
MARK WATSON: IM NOT HERE Thu 24 Mar 8pm 17 Multi-award-winning star of numerous TV shows brings his customary flailing, chaotic audience interactions and all sorts of other fun to the Citizens Theatre.
SHAPPI KHORSANDI LIVE Fri 25 Mar 8pm 14/12 concession Whip-crack jokes softened by a deliciously mischievous delivery and endless charm from the star of Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyres Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and Have I Got News For You?
DES CLARKE: CITIZEN DES Sat 26 Mar 8pm 15 One of Scotlands most popular comedians, Des Clarke returns with more offbeat observations, topical gags and Glasgow banter.
PAUL FOOT Tue 15 Mar 8pm 14/12 concession A surreal evening of comedy from the whimsical quirky comedian with a cult following.
BRIDGET CHRISTIE: A BOOK FOR HER Mon 14 Mar 8pm 15/13 concession Multi-award winning Bridget Christie marks the publication of her first book with her 10th solo show followed by a book signing.
GREG PROOPS Sat 19 Mar 8pm 15/13 concession American actor, stand-up comedian and television host, widely known for his work on Whose Line Is It Anyway? with a new show about politics, sexism and his own male privilege.
RICHARD HERRING: HAPPY NOW? Thu 17 Mar 8pm 15 In his twelfth solo stand up show, Richard Herring examines whether we can ever hope to be, or are meant to be, truly content.
JENNY ECLAIR: HOW TO BE A MIDDLE AGED WOMAN (WITHOUT GOING INSANE) Fri 18 Mar 8pm 17.50 Professional grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup maker, and novice knitter, Jenny Eclair returns to the Citizens Theatre.
JAMES CAMPBELLS COMEDY 4 KIDS Sat 19 Mar 2pm 7.50 For children over 6, their parents and anyone who likes comedy without the rude words.
GLASGOW INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVALTWO WEEKS OF TOP COMEDY ACTS
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MAIN THEATRE 29 Mar 2 AprPREVIEW 29 Mar 7.30pm MATINEE 2 Apr 2.30pmSCHOOLS 31 Mar 1.30pmPOST SHOW TALK31 Mar 7.30pmLUNCH EVENT Sat 2 Apr 12.15pm. See p22 AD BSL CAP See p36 for details
TICKETS 9.50 22.50 | 9.50 previews See pp40 41 for all prices
DIRECTOR Erica WhymanDESIGNER Tom Piper LIGHTING Charles BalfourMUSIC Sam KenyonSOUND Andrew FranksMOVEMENT Sin WilliamsASSOCIATE DIRECTORSSophie Ivatts & Kimberley Sykes
The nations favourite Shakespeare play is performed as never before.
On a midsummers night, four young lovers find themselves wrapped in the dream-like arms of an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule. While a feuding Fairy King and Queen are at war, their paths are crossed by Bottom, Quince and their friends presenting a play within a play. Chief mischief-maker Puck is on-hand to ensure that the course of true love is anything but smooth, and games of fantasy, love and dreams ensue in Shakespeares most beguiling comedy.
RSC Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman directs 18 professional actors, with the specially-formed local amateur group The Citizens Dream Players performing the roles of Shakespeares Mechanicals. This production is designed by RSC Associate Artist Tom Piper, who has recently designed Hamlet, The Libertine and King Lear for the Citizens and returns to Glasgow in 2016 to design Endgame.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM: A PLAY FOR THE NATIONBY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
A Royal Shakespeare Company and Citizens Dream Players production in association with the Citizens Theatre
A co-production between the Royal Shakespeare Company and amateur companies across the UK. This is an arrangement developed between the RSC and Equity.
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MAIN THEATRE 15 Apr 14 MayPREVIEWS 15, 16, 22, 23, 26, 27 Apr 7pmTRILOGY SATURDAYS 30 Apr, 7 & 14 May DISCUSSION EVENT30 Apr, 7 & 14 May See p16AD BSL CAP See p36 for details
TICKETS 50p 22.50 | 9.50 previewsTrilogy pass 30 See overleaf for full performance and ticket information
DIRECTOR Dominic HillDESIGNER Colin RichmondLIGHTING Ben OrmerodMUSIC Nikola Kodjabashia
An exhilarating theatrical event and contemporary take on an epic Greek tragedy.
This Restless House brings into sharp focus a saga that has survived for two and a half thousand years. Based on the ancient Greek drama The Oresteia, this trilogy of new plays is written by Zinnie Harris (BBCs Spooks and Partners in Crime and plays How to Hold Your Breath, Further Than the Furthest Thing, The Wheel).
A fathers horrifying sacrifice of his daughter sets in motion a cycle of bloody revenge and counter-revenge. His family rots from the inside as a result of his brutal act and the loyalties of his surviving children are pushed to the extreme. The curse that has gripped the family for generations looks as if it will never end.
A TRILOGY OF PLAYSThis Restless House is presented in two instalments. Watch all three plays over two evening performances or book our special Trilogy Saturdays where you can see all three plays in one day.
PART 1: Agamemnons ReturnPARTS 2 & 3: The Bough Breaks and Electra and Her Shadow
See the whole trilogy for 30. Turn over to pp16 17 to find out more about this great offer and details of special events.
THIS RESTLESS HOUSEBY ZINNIE HARRIS ADAPTED FROM AESCHYLUS' THE ORESTEIA
A Citizens Theatre and National Theatre of Scotland co-production
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THIS RESTLESS HOUSE TRILOGY SATURDAYSWHETHER YOU CHOOSE TO SEE THIS RESTLESS HOUSE OVER TWO EVENINGS, OR IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE TRILOGY IN ONE DAY, WE HAVE THE PERFECT PACKAGE FOR YOU TO INDULGE IN A WHOLE DAY OF THEATRE.
THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
PART 1 AGAMEMNONS RETURN
PART 2 THE BOUGH BREAKS PART 3 ELECTRA AND HER SHADOW
Fri 15 Apr 7pm
Sat 16 Apr 7pm
Fri 22 Apr 7pm
Sat 23 Apr 7pm
Tue 26 Apr 7pm
Wed 27 Apr 7pm
Thu 28 Apr 7pm
Fri 29 Apr 7pm
Sat 30 Apr 2pm 7pm
Tue 3 May 7pm
Wed 4 May 7pm
Thu 5 May 7pm
Fri 6 May 7pm
Sat 7 May 2pm 7pm
Tue 10 May 7pm
Wed 11 May 7pm
Thu 12 May 7pm
Fri 13 May 7pm
Sat 14 May 2pm 7pm
Excludes 9.50 preview and 12.50 Tuesday performances. No other discount or concession applies. Tickets for both instalments must be booked at the same time. Trilogy pass and meal deal available to buy on the phone, in person at the Box Office or online. 2 transaction fee applies to online booking.
TRILOGY PASSBook tickets for both instalments of This Restless House for only 30 a saving of up to 15!
Choose to see the trilogy over two days or on one of our Trilogy Saturdays.
MEAL DEALOn Trilogy Saturdays, you can pre-order a meal box plus a complimentary drink from our bar to enjoy between the performances for just 15.
DISCUSSION EVENTBetween the 2pm and 7pm performances of This Restless House on our Trilogy Saturdays, there will be a chance to hear from director Dominic Hill about his staging of this ambitious modern adaptation of an ancient drama.
Free with tickets to both performances. 30 Apr, 7 & 14 May, 5 5.30pm
AD BSL CAP AD BSL CAP
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MAIN THEATRE 20 May 4 JunPREVIEWS 20, 21, 23 & 24 May 7.30pm MATINEES 28 May & 4 Jun 2.30pmSCHOOLS 1 Jun 1.30pmPOST SHOW TALK31 MayPRE-SHOW EVENT 2 Jun 6.15pm. See p23 AD BSL CAP See p36 for details
TICKETS50p 22.50 | 9.50 previewsSee pp40 41 for all prices
DIRECTOR Jeremy Herrin SET DESIGNER Ciaran Bagnall
Those I belonged to, those I have not forgotten, the irreplaceable ones, they kept their nerve, and they died.
On 1 July 1916, the 36th (Ulster) Division took part in one of the bloodiest battles in human history The Battle of the Somme. One hundred years on, this major new co-production of Frank McGuinness' iconic war play will premiere at the Citizens.
A powerful portrayal of mortality, love and loss, it will be directed by Headlongs Artistic Director Jeremy Herrin.
Headlong have been bringing memorable productions to the Citizens for many years including The Absence of War, 1984, The Seagull and Angels in America.
OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMMEBY FRANK MCGUINNESS
A Citizens Theatre, Abbey Theatre, Headlong and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse co-production
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100 TICKETS For each showON SALE From 10am
ENDGAME Sat 30 Jan
BLACKBIRD Sat 20 Feb
THIS RESTLESS HOUSE: PART 1 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE: PART 2 & PART 3 Sat 9 Apr
OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME Sat 14 May
MORE 50P TICKETS THAN EVER BEFORE!THERE ARE MORE CHANCES THAN EVER TO BAG A BARGAIN TICKET WITH 500 50P TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR OUR SPRING 2016 PRODUCTIONS. JOIN THE QUEUE AND ENJOY WORLD-CLASS THEATRE FOR A ROCK BOTTOM PRICE!
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CIRCLE STUDIO 11 14 May 7.30pm MATINEE 14 May, 2.30pm
TICKETS 10 full price 6 concession
Winner of the Second Prize in the City of Dionysia Comedy Awards, 414BC.
Disillusioned with their humdrum existence in the city, a pair of wanderers seek a better way of life. With help from the self-appointed King Tereus a man transformed into a Hoopoe bird an unlikely alliance between the humans and a great flock of fantastical birds creates a great new city in the skies and holds the gods to ransom.
Stephen Greenhorn, creator of River City, Passing Places, Sunshine on Leith, and episodes of Doctor Who, has written a raunchy comedy full of saucy innuendo and song.
To follow their sell-out performances of Southside Stories, the Citizens Young Co. return to the Circle Studio with a comic companion piece to This Restless House.
Recommended for 14 years+
A Citizens Young Co. production
THE BIRDSBY ARISTOPHANESIN A VERSION BY STEPHEN GREENHORN
All tickets must be bought in person at the theatre. Cash only. No reservations. Allocated price band II seats. Two 50p tickets per person for each show. Customers will be able to purchase two tickets for each of This Restless House: Part 1 and This Restless House: Parts 2 and 3.
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DISCOVERENHANCE YOUR THEATRE VISIT WITH THESE SPECIALLY PROGRAMMED EVENTS.
POST SHOW TALKS Free with ticket to show
ENDGAME Tue 16 Feb With cast members and Director, Dominic Hill.
BLACKBIRD Tue 1 Mar With cast members and Director, Gareth Nicholls.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM: A PLAY FOR THE NATIONThu 31 MarWith members of the cast.
THIS RESTLESS HOUSE DISCUSSIONSat 30 Apr, 7 & 14 May, 5 5.30pmDirector Dominic Hill discusses staging this epic production. Event takes place between Part 1 and Parts 2 & 3 of the trilogy. See p16 for more details.
OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME Tue 31 May With members of the cast.
All of the following events are timed to take place before performances. To book, call the Box Office on 0141 429 0022. Tickets to performances should be purchased separately.
ENDGAME CURTAIN RAISER EVENT Thu 18 Feb 6.15pm 7pm 6 (4 concession) An exploration of the challenges and joys of staging Becketts iconic work.
A MIDSUMMER LUNCH Sat 2 Apr 12.15pm 2pm 10 Talk from 12.15pm 1.15pm Lunch from 1.15pm 2pm Matinee performance starts 2.30pmExploring how the production of A Midsummer Nights Dream, featuring professional and amateur actors working side by side, came to fruition. With Citizens Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company creative staff. Price includes buffet lunch and refreshments.
OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME CURTAIN RAISER EVENT Thu 2 Jun 6.15pm 7pm 6 (4 concession) Exploring the significance of the Battle of the Somme to sections of the Protestant community in Northern Ireland, and how Catholic playwright Frank McGuinness depicts these events.
ENDGAME: INSIDE THE REHEARSAL ROOM 10 & 11 Feb4.30 6.30pm (show begins at 7.30pm) 6.50 per student A pre-show session for up to 30 Higher or Advanced Higher students. Exploring the plays key ideas and themes, character development, staging choices and the directors intentions. Suitable for Section B of Higher Drama exam.
A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO HELP STUDENTS UNDERSTAND THE CREATIVE PROCESS BEHIND THE SHOW AND MEET SOME OF THE PROFESSIONALS WHO MAKE THAT HAPPEN.
TEACHER, St Mungos Academy
OFF THE PAGE
Informal and sociable play reading sessions for seniors, exploring productions in the Citizens Spring 2016 season.
TERM 1 Wed 20 Jan Wed 9 MarReading David Harrowers Blackbird.
TERM 2 Wed 20 Apr Wed 8 JunReading Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme by Frank McGuinness.
The group meets weekly on Wednesdays 2pm 4pm Tea/coffee provided 66 (8 sessions)
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EARLY BOOKING RECOMMENDED!
Come and find out more about our historic Victorian theatre and get up close to some hidden gems on a guided tour around our iconic home in the Gorbals.
13 Mar, 24 Apr, 12 Jun 11am & 1pm 9.50 Includes coffee and home-baking
HISTORICAL BACKSTAGE TOURS
BAR & CAFBARISTA COFFEE, BEER ON TAP AND SPECIALLY-SELECTED WINES AND SPIRITS ARE AVAILABLE BEFORE AND AFTER THE SHOW.
Our caf is also open 10am 5pm at weekends when drama classes are running, with FREE WiFi and newspapers provided.
Delicious home-baking and sandwiches are available, with locally-made ice cream during show intervals.
DONT FORGET To order a hand-packed meal box to enjoy with a drink from our bar on special This Restless House Trilogy Saturdays for 15. See p16 for more details.
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Divided City, our anti-sectarianism project based on Theresa Breslins novel, has been making a big impact for the past two years.
The project brings together pupils from denominational and non-denominational primary schools to take part in workshops and rehearsals in preparation for performing a professionally supported production of a musical version of the story to their friends and families.
By March 2016, 20,000 young people, their families and teachers will have engaged with Divided City and its positive message of tolerance and friendship.
Find out more bit.ly/DividedCity2016
TAKE PARTEACH YEAR, WE SHARE THE CREATIVE LIFE OF OUR THEATRE WITH THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE OF ALL AGES AND FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE IN AN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN FLOURISH
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DRAMA CLASSESACTING CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS
SATURDAY CITIZENS DRAMA CLASSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 14 18 YEARS WITH A LEARNING DISABILITY.
We run drama classes for 418 year olds every weekend with one and two week courses during the Easter and Summer holidays.
DRAMA CLASSES SPRING TERM 9 Jan 20 Mar (10 Sessions) No sessions on 13/14 Feb Cost: 66 DRAMA CLASSES SUMMER TERM 23 Apr 19 Jun (8 sessions) No sessions on 28/29 May Cost: 53
CLASSES & TIMES
TINY CITIZENS 4 5 YEARS Saturdays and Sundays 10am 11am & 12.30pm 1.30pm
LITTLE CITIZENS 6 8 YEARS Saturdays 10.15am 11.30am, 11.15am 12.15pm & 2.45pm 3.45pm
Sundays 10.15am 11.30am, 11.15am 12.15pm & 2.30pm 3.30pm
JUNIOR CITIZENS 9 12 YEARS Saturdays 10.15am 11.45am, 11.45am 1.15pm & 2.45pm 4.15pm
Sundays 10am 11.30am & 11.45am 1.15pm
YOUNG CITIZENS 13 15 YEARS Saturdays 12pm 1.30pm & 2.45pm 4.15pm
Sundays 11.45am 1.15pm & 2.30pm 4pm
YOUNG CITIZENS 16 18 YEARS Sundays 2.30pm 4pm
EASTER ACADEMY 6 8 & 9 12 YEARS Mon 4 Sat 9 Apr 9am 3pm Cost 105 (85 concession)
SUMMER ACADEMY 6 8, 9 12 & 13 18 YEARS Mon 11 Sat 23 Jul 9am 3pm Two week course. Cost 205 (170 concession)
6 8, 9 12 YEARS Mon 25 Jul Sat 6 Aug 9am 3pm (no session 30/31 July) Two week course. Cost 205 (170 concession)
SHE HAS MORE OF A SPRING IN HER STEP GOING OUT OF THE HOUSE IN THE MORNING THAT SPEAKS VOLUMES. PARENT
FIND OUT MORE AND BOOK Call Louise Brown 0141 418 6273
Cost: 5 (per term)
These classes are made possible thanks to funding from BBC Children In Need, The Boshier- Hinton Foundation, Unity Theatre Trust and Mark McKee Charitable Trust.
SATURDAYS 1.20pm 2.40pm
Spring Term 9 Jan 20 Mar (no session 13 Feb)
Summer Term 23 Apr 18 Jun
SUMMER ACADEMY Mon 4 Sat 9 Jul 10am 3pm
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COSTLevels 1 3: 80 (60 concession)
Level 4: 105 (85 concession) All courses are 9 sessions paid in advance.
Participants are welcome to repeat courses.
Book now by calling the Box Office on 0141 429 0022
LEVEL 1 BEGINNERS Tuesdays 6pm 8pm Spring Term: 12 Jan 8 Mar Summer Term: 12 Apr 7 Jun
LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE Mondays 6pm 8pmSpring Term: 11 Jan 7 MarSummer Term: 11 Apr 20 Jun (not 2 & 30 May)
LEVEL 3 ADVANCED 1 Tuesdays 8pm 10pmSpring Term: 12 Jan 8 Mar Summer Term: 12 Apr 7 Jun
LEVEL 4 ADVANCED 2 Mondays 8pm 10pmSpring Term: 11 Jan 7 MarSummer Term: 11 Apr 20 Jun (not 2 & 30 May)
Levels 1, 2 and 3 explore a variety of classic and contemporary texts from past and present Citizens productions. All levels work towards an informal performance at the end of the course, with new material each term. Level 4 is a more specialist course working with a smaller group to create a group performance.
A great insight into acting taught by inspiring teachers Participant
Im so glad to be a part of Nightschool, I dont know what Id do without it. It is a new challenge every time. Participant
NIGHTSCHOOLACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS
A FUN INTRODUCTION TO ACTING SKILLS FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS AND MORE EXPERIENCED PERFORMERS. WE HAVE COURSES TO SUIT ALL ABILITIES.
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SUPPORT USWE ARE COMMITTED TO ENSURING THAT THE CITIZENS THEATRE IS A PLACE FOR EVERYONE. WHETHER YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL OR A COMPANY, YOUR CONTRIBUTION MAKES A DIFFERENCE.
FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT US:CITZ.CO.UK/SUPPORT_US
FRIENDS OF THE CITIZENS From 5 a month, you can become a Friend of the Citizens, and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits and discounts.
WITH YOUR TICKET PURCHASE You can choose to add a little something when buying your tickets for your next visit to the Citizens. Just select yes to the optional top-up to your web booking, or let our Box Office staff know youd like to add a donation.
DEDICATE A SEAT Whether a gift for the theatre-lover in your life, or to show your support for the Citizens, dedicating a seat in our auditorium costs 500, and can be paid in instalments.
LEAVE A LEGACY By remembering the Citizens in your Will, you can make a real difference to our future community of theatre-goers.
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP From in-kind support to working with us to bring a production to the stage or delivering great theatrical experiences in our community, we can create a package that suits your business needs.
For more information about how to support the Citizens Theatre, visit citz.co.uk/support_us or contact:
Hazel McIlwraith Head of Development email@example.com | 0141 418 6240
WANT TO STAND UP AND BE A CITIZEN? HERES HOW TO GET INVOLVED
WE WARMLY THANK OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS:
SPONSORSHotel Indigo Scott + Co
CORPORATE CITIZENSSTARS Kube Networks
LEADING ARTISTS Two Fat Ladies Miller Samuel Mitie
CAST Belhaven MacRoberts LLP Merkland Tank Ltd Root Creative Scottish Council for Development and Industry
SUPPORTERS BBC Children in Need Boshier-Hinton Foundation Charles Hayward Foundation Comic Relief EIS GCC Area Budget Fund Goldberg Family Trust Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust James Wood Bequest Fund Jerwood Charitable Foundation John Mather Charitable Trust Mary Andrew Charitable Trust Mr and Mrs William Donalds Memorial Trust Rix-Thompson-Rothenberg Foundation Saints and Sinners Club of Scotland See Me Change Networks Fund Souter Charitable Trust The Albert Hunt Trust The Binks Trust The Christina Mary Hendrie Trust The Citizens Theatre Society The Crerar Hotels Trust The Hugh Fraser Foundation The Robertson Trust The Robertson Scholarship Trust The Volant Charitable Trust W A Cargill Fund Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries
BEST FRIENDSDavid Armstrong April Chamberlain Roddy & Christine MacPherson Adrienne Scullion Morag Shearlaw
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THEATRE REDEVELOPMENTWe are busy planning and fundraising for our much needed 20.5 million theatre re-development which will be the most comprehensive upgrade of the building in its 137 year history. Look out for further announcements about how you can help us in 2016 and follow our progress, including images of the latest design proposal, at citz.co.uk/support_us
EXCLUSIVE JOHN BYRNE PRINT250 limited edition prints of the poster artwork from our 2015 production of The Slab Boys. Personally signed and numbered by the artist, John Byrne. Priced at 200 each and available from our Box Office or online store at citz.co.uk or call Tess Campbell on 0141 418 6239.
All proceeds will support the Theatre Redevelopment Campaign.
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We want everyone to be able to enjoy their theatre experience at the Citizens and provide a variety of services and facilities to ensure everyone feels welcome. If you would like more information or would like to give us feedback about your experience at the theatre please call our Box Office on 0141 429 0022 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
AD AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCESVisually impaired patrons can listen to a description around the dialogue of the performance. Touch Tours available if booked in advance. Headsets available from Box Office. Our regular audio describers include Christopher McKiddie and Lyn Mulvenna.
Endgame 18 Feb 7.30pmBlackbird 4 Mar 7.30pm A Midsummer Nights Dream 2 Apr 2.30pmThis Restless House: Part 1 7 May 2pm This Restless House: Part 2 & Part 3 7 May 7pm Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme 2 Jun 7.30pm
BSL SIGNED PERFORMANCES & DEAF THEATRE CLUB British Sign Language theatre interpreter
on stage. Discounted tickets BSL trained staff on arrival for ticket pick
up and bar orders BSL signed introduction to the show
Our regular interpreters are Catherine King and Yvonne Strain.
Endgame 12 Feb 7.30pm A Midsummer Nights Dream 1 Apr 7.30pm This Restless House: Part 1 7 May 2pm This Restless House: Part 2 & Part 3 7 May 7pmObserve the Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme 3 Jun 7.30pm
To book via Solar Bear, text:07900852595
ACCESSCAP CAPTIONED PERFORMANCES
Converts dialogue and sound effects to text that displays on a screen as the action happens. Our regular captioner is Glenda Carson.
Endgame 20 Feb 2.30pm Blackbird 5 Mar 2.30pm A Midsummer Nights Dream 2 Apr 2.30pm This Restless House: Part 1 7 May 2pm This Restless House: Part 2 & Part 3 7 May 7pm Observe the Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme 4 Jun 2.30pm
GUIDE DOGS ARE WELCOME
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSAvailable in the Main Auditorium and Circle Studio. Adapted toilet and lift available. Ramp access available in lower foyer. Lift to Circle Studio available. Please contact our Box Office if you require access with a wheelchair.
INDUCTION LOOP & RELAY OF SHOW Induction loop and infrared systems are provided at every performance. If you are hard of hearing you can listen to a relay of the show through a headset. Please request from Box Office.
BROCHURE FORMATSAudio described and large print copies of this brochure are available by advance request. Please ask Box Office to be added to the mailing list.
HOW TO GET HERE119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow, G5 9DS
CAR PARK (FREE)Level access to theatre building and foyer. Marked bays for disabled and parent and child. There is a one way system to enter the car park. Enter via Crown Street and Laurieston Road only. No access from Gorbals Street.
SUBWAY: Bridge Street(5 mins walk from theatre)
BUSES: 5, 6, 7, 7A, 21, 31, 75, 267, N7, N75, N267 (bus stop at front door of theatre)
TRAIN: Queen Street & Central Station 15 min walk; Argyle Street 10 min walk
ARGYLE ST MERCHANTCITY
BEDFORD ST CLELAND ST
Citizens Theatre car park O2 ACADEMY
For more information on access performances or our Deaf Theatre Club please contact Denise Differ, Box Office Manager: email@example.com | 0141 418 6230
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EVENTS & REHEARSAL ROOM HIREPlanning an event? Our beautiful Victorian theatre and iconic foyer are available for private bookings. We also have three rehearsal rooms for hire.
MAIN REHEARSAL ROOM 15MX12M CIRCLE REHEARSAL ROOM 10MX9M STALLS REHEARSAL ROOM 9MX7M
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Some exceptions may apply. Check with Box Office for further information.
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BOOKING YOUR TICKETS0141 429 0022 / CITZ.CO.UK
Buy tickets for This Restless
House Trilogy for only 30!
See pp16 17 for details
I II III
Best seats Good View Restricted
Previews 9.50 9.50 9.50
Tue 12.50 12.50 12.50
Wed & Thu 19 16.50 14
Fri & Sat 22.50 19.50 16
Matinees 19 16.50 14
BB AA DDCC
CONCESSIONSApply to all performances except Previews and Tuesdays. Excludes Glasgow International Comedy Festival. Proof of eligibility/ID required. Other exclusions may apply.
SENIOR CITIZENS3 off full price tickets Matinees: 10.50
DISABLED CONCESSION3 off full price tickets + free companionMatinees: 10.50
EQUITY, SCOTTISH SOCIETY OF PLAYWRIGHTS, BECTU & MUSICIANS UNION CARD-HOLDERS3 off full price tickets
STUDENTS & CHILDREN 9
UNEMPLOYED & GORBALS CARD 2
GROUP BOOKINGS1 free with every 10 tickets purchased
SCHOOL GROUPSAll teacher and pupil tickets 8.50
ADULT GROUPSBuy 10 or more tickets and get 2.50 off each ticket
PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY Unemployed concession applies to those in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Income Support or Employment Support Allowance (or Universal Credit). Gorbals Card requires two proofs of G5 address (i.e. utility bill).
LATECOMERSDue to the nature of the performance space, there is no late admittance to the Studios under any circumstances. Latecomers may be admitted to the Main Theatre if there is a suitable break in the performance.
TRANSACTION FEESA 2 transaction fee applies to online sales. There are no charges for in person and telephone sales.
OPENING HOURSThe Box Office is open 10am 6pm, Mon to Sat.
METHODS OF PAYMENTWe accept payment by cash, cheque, Mastercard, Maestro and Visa. Please make cheques payable to Citizens Theatre Limited.
All prices and concessions are subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Terms and conditions apply. Please bring proof of eligibility when picking up your tickets. All information correct at the time of going to print but may be subject to change.
THIS RESTLESS HOUSE TRILOGY PASSWhether you choose to experience This Restless House over two evenings or on one of our special Trilogy Saturdays, you can book for both instalments of This Restless House Trilogy for only 30!
Add on a meal box with complimentary drink for only 15!
See pp16 17 for more info
Excludes 9.50 previews and 12.50 Tuesday performances. No other concessions/discounts apply. Both instalments must be booked at the same time to qualify for this offer. Available to book online, by phone or in person.
50P TICKETS 100 tickets on sale at 10am for:
ENDGAME Sat 30 Jan
BLACKBIRD Sat 20 Feb
THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PARTS 1,2 & 3 Sat 9 Apr
OBSERVE THE SONS Sat 14 May
All tickets must be bought in person at the theatre. Cash only. No reservations. Allocated price band II seats. 2 tickets per person. Terms & conditions apply.
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SPRING 2016 SEASONJANUARYSAT 30SUN 31
FEBRUARY MON 01TUE 02WED 03THU 04 ENDGAME, 7.30PMFRI 05 ENDGAME, 7.30PM SAT 06 ENDGAME, 7.30PMSUN 07MON 08TUE 09 ENDGAME, 7.30PMWED 10 ENDGAME, 7.30PMTHU 11 ENDGAME, 7.30PMFRI 12 ENDGAME, 7.30PMSAT 13 ENDGAME, 2.30PM & 7.30PMSUN 14SAT 15TUE 16 ENDGAME, 7.30PMWED 17 ENDGAME, 7.30PMTHU 18 ENDGAME, 10.30AM & 7.30PMFRI 19 ENDGAME, 7.30PMSAT 20 ENDGAME, 2.30PM & 7.30PMSUN 21MON 22TUE 23WED 24THU 25 BLACKBIRD, 7.30PMFRI 26 BLACKBIRD, 7.30PMSAT 27 BLACKBIRD, 7.30PMSUN 28MON 29
MARCH TUE 01 BLACKBIRD, 7.30PMWED 02 BLACKBIRD, 7.30PMTHU 03 BLACKBIRD, 7.30PMFRI 04 BLACKBIRD, 7.30PM SAT 05 BLACKBIRD, 2.30PM & 7.30PM
SUN 06MON 07TUE 08 GET CARTER, 7.30PMWED 09 GET CARTER, 7.30PMTHU 10 GET CARTER, 7.30PMFRI 11 GET CARTER, 7.30PMSAT 12 GET CARTER, 2.30PM & 7.30PMSUN 13 HISTORICAL BACKSTAGE TOURS, 11AM & 1PM
MON 14 BRIDGET CHRISTIE, 8PM
TUE 15 PAUL FOOT, 8PMWED 16THU 17 SO MANY MEN YET NONE OF THEM ARE MINE,
7.30PMRICHARD HERRING, 8PM
FRI 18 SO MANY MEN YET NONE OF THEM ARE MINE, 7.30PMJENNY ECLAIR, 8PM
SAT 19 JAMES CAMPBELL, 2PMSO MANY MEN YET NONE OF THEM ARE MINE, 7.30PMGREG PROOPS, 8PM
SUN 20MON 21TUE 22 MICHELLE MCMANUS, 8PMWED 23 MARK STEEL, 8PMTHU 24 MARK WATSON, 8PMFRI 25 SHAPPI KHORSANDI, 8PMSAT 26 DES CLARKE, 8PMSUN 27MON 28TUE 29 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM: A PLAY FOR THE
NATION, 7.30PMWED 30 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM: A PLAY FOR THE
NATION, 7.30PMTHU 31 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM: A PLAY FOR THE
NATION, 1.30PM & 7.30PM
APRIL FRI 01 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM: A PLAY FOR THE
NATION, 7.30PMSAT 02 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM: A PLAY FOR THE
NATION, 2.30PM & 7.30PM SUN 03MON 04TUE 05WED 06THU 07FRI 08SAT 09SUN 10MON 11TUE 12WED 13THU 14FRI 15 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 7PMSAT 16 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 7PM SUN 17MON 18TUE 19WED 20THU 21FRI 22 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PMSAT 23 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PM
SUN 24 HISTORICAL BACKSTAGE TOURS, 11AM & 1PM
MON 25TUE 26 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 7PMWED 27 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PMTHU 28 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 7PMFRI 29 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PMSAT 30 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 2PM
THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PM
MAY SUN 01MON 02TUE 03 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 7PMWED 04 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PMTHU 05 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 7PMFRI 06 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PMSAT 07 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 2PM
THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PM
SUN 08MON 09TUE 10 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 7PMWED 11 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PM
THE BIRDS, 7.30PMTHU 12 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 7PM
THE BIRDS, 7.30PMFRI 13 THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PM
THE BIRDS, 7.30PMSAT 14 THE BIRDS, 2.30PM
THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 1, 2PM THIS RESTLESS HOUSE PART 2 & 3, 7PM THE BIRDS, 7.30PM
SUN 15MON 16TUE 17WED 18THU 19FRI 20 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PMSAT 21 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PMSUN 22MON 23 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PMTUE 24 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PMWED 25 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PM THU 26 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PM FRI 27 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PM SAT 28 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 2.30PM & 7.30PM SUN 29
MON 30TUE 31 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PM
JUNE WED 01 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 1.30PM & 7.30PM THU 02 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PM FRI 03 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 7.30PM SAT 04 OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING
TOWARDS THE SOMME, 2.30PM & 7.30PM SUN 05MON 06TUE 07WED 08THU 09FRI 10SAT 11SUN 12 HISTORICAL BACKSTAGE TOURS, 11AM & 1PM
MON 13TUE 14WED 15 DANCE SCHOOL OF SCOTLAND, 7.30PMTHU 16 DANCE SCHOOL OF SCOTLAND, 1.30PM
& 7.30PMFRI 17 DANCE SCHOOL OF SCOTLAND, 7.30PMSAT 18 DANCE SCHOOL OF SCOTLAND, 2.30PM
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