Home / Tag Archives: Citizens Theatre (page 6)

Tag Archives: Citizens Theatre

NEWS: BEHAVIOUR 2015 Festival Launches

The Arches in Glasgow haveannounced the programme for BEHAVIOUR 2015: their annual festival of live performance, providing a snapshot of today’s mould-breaking international and UK artistic talent. Now in its sixth year, the anything-goes festival sets its sights on the future, with an exciting roster of performers poised to provoke. With the General Election on the horizon, political futures will ...

Read More »

The Slab Boys – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: John Byrne Director: David Hayman Designer: John Byrne Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There will be few productions in Scotland this year that will be met with more anticipation than the Citizens Theatre revival of John Byrne’s seminal work The Slab Boys. 37 years on from its debut at the Traverse in Edinburgh, original director David Hayman and creator John Byrne ...

Read More »

WHAT’S HOT – Week Beginning Monday 9th February 2015

Shakespeare like you’ve never seen before, a Scottish classic at the Citz and the Carôle King musical are all opening across the country this week. Kris Hallett shares his top picks of UK theatre Beautiful- Aldwych Theatre, London Having taken Broadway by storm this Carôle King biopic now opens in the West End with previews from Tuesday (10thFebruary). It could ...

Read More »

WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 26th January 2015

A new play and revival by one of our most eminent playwrights, the circus comes to Wolverhampton and revivals and new productions galore ensure a busy theatrical week across the UK. Kris Hallett shares with us his picks of the week. Canoeing for Beginners– Royal Court Liverpool A modern comedy about debt, insurance scams and life and death directed by ...

Read More »

Filter: Macbeth – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Ferdy Roberts Composer: Tom Haines Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald “The Scottish Play”, that infamous work of William Shakespeare, returns to Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre in a new one act re-working by Filter and Tobacco Factory Theatres. This particular version, although for the most part stays true to the prose of the original, tries to modernise the piece to ...

Read More »

A Christmas Carol – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Cast of A Christmas Carol

Writer: Charles Dickens Adaptation:Neil Bartlett Director: Dominic Hill Reviewer: Callum Sergeant Callum, at 11 is the youngest member of The Public Reviews Scotland Team, a technical wiz he is also a talented photographer, here is his child’s eye view of the Citizens Theatre’s 2014 festive offering,A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man determined not to let ...

Read More »

1984 – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: George Orwell Adaptation &Direction: Robert Icke &Duncan Macmillan Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Arriving in Glasgow on a wave of five-star reviews, Headlong’s sell-out production of 1984 at the Citizens Theatre would seem to promise much, but the question is, does it deliver? The answer, thankfully, is a resounding yes. Theatrical productions that genuinely have the power to move are becoming ...

Read More »

Betty Blue Eyes – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Music &Lyrics: George Stiles and Anthony Drewe Director: Graham Dickie Choreographer: Lynne Bustard Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald The Dance School of Scotland’s Musical Theatre students bring Betty Blue Eyes to Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre, showing off the talents of its pupils in a thoroughly entertaining musical. The cast as a whole are an incredibly enthusiastic and talented bunch. The ensemble are tight ...

Read More »