The Citizens Theatre is an iconic venue and one of Scotland's flagship producing theatres, based in the Gorbals. The building opened as a theatre in 1878, and the company was founded in 1943.


119 Gorbals Street
G5 9DS


Dedicated Access Staff Contact


Venue location
Located on Gorbals Street. South of the Victoria Bridge.


Parking information
Free car park to right of theatre.
Taxi information
Taxi rank Gorbals Library.
Bus/Tram information
5, 7, 12, 20, 31, 37, 66, 67, 74, 75, & 267 not all low level.
Bridge St Underground 0.5 miles, Argyle St, Queen St and Central stations West 1.5 miles. TEST (remove this line later).

Venue map

Venue access information

Automatic rotating doors at main entrance. Inside level access to café/bar and stalls area of main auditorium.

The Citizens Theatre has a main auditorium and two further accessible performance spaces – Stalls Studio and Circle Studio.

Accessible toilets on ground floor. Box office has low counter and loop.

Wheelchair spaces are in stalls area and one wheelchair to borrow.

In auditorium loop best in stalls area (not circle) and Infra-red all areas. Reserve and collect headsets from Box Office.

Meet at box office for touch tours.

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Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: All areas
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Stalls - interpreter to the left
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office

Events at Citizens Theatre

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