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Citizens Theatre presents The Dark Carnival

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Citizens Theatre presents The Dark Carnival

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Citizens Theatre presents The Dark Carnival


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£13.50-£27.50 inc booking fee (subject to transaction fee - £1 online, £1.50 by phone)
Open to All
0845 330 3501
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Dates and times

19th Feb - 2nd Mar 2019

PLEASE NOTE Tramway's allocation of tickets for this production are now SOLD OUT. Tickets are available from the Citizens Theatre website>. 

A music and theatre spectacle, The Dark Carnival features sixteen performers and musicians. They tell the story of newcomers to the afterlife who discover that death is not actually the end. Incredulous at their continuity, they form their own necropolitan community where every night is party night: songs get sung, love gets made and whisky flows.

Above the ground, the cemetery brims with life. But a mysterious event throws the lives of the living into uncertainty. When news reaches the cemetery, an underground revolution begins, led by the stoical Mrs Mark and her band of necropolitans.

Created and performed by Vanishing Point and A New International, The Dark Carnival will transport audiences into an unexpected vision of the afterlife full of long-lost lovers, half-hearted ghosts, and songs. 

Producing company                       
Vanishing Point, a co-production with Citizens Theatre in association with Dundee Rep Ensemble

Conceived, written and directed by  Matthew Lenton 
Songs and lyrics by Biff Smith
Music by A New International
Set and Costume design by Kenneth MacLeod
Lighting design by Simon Wilkinson
Director - Matthew Lenton

Malcolm Cumming (Robertson Trust Citizens Theatre Actor Intern)
Elicia Daly
Peter Kelly
Natali McCleary
Ramesh Meyyeppan
Ann Louise Ross
& more to be announced

Audio Described Performance: Sat 23 Feb, 2.30pm
BSL Performance : Fri 1 Mar, 7.30pm



Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE

Open today 12:00pm - 6:00pm

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