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.

Address

119 Gorbals Street
Glasgow
G5 9DS

Contact

Dedicated Access Staff Contact
denise@citz.co.uk

Location

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

Transport

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.
Train
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

  • A Christmas Carol

    Audio Described icon
    Wednesday 12th Dec, 10.30am
    Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine.
    Audio Description information
    Optimum seating position: All areas
  • A Christmas Carol

    Relaxed Performance icon
    Thursday 13th Dec, 7.00pm
    Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine...
    Price(s): £9 - £15
    Relaxed Performance information
    This performance is aimed at audience members who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment, inc people with an autistic spectrum disorder or sensory or communication disorder & families.
  • A Christmas Carol

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Friday 14th Dec, 7.00pm
    Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine...
    Price(s): £15 - £24
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Stalls - interpreter to the left
  • A Christmas Carol

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    Saturday 15th Dec, 2.00pm
    Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine.
    Price(s): £15 - £24
    Audio Description information
    Optimum seating position: All areas
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office