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50p ticket sale for Lanark - A Life in Three Acts

On Saturday 8 August, the Citizens Theatre will release 100 50p tickets for Lanark - A Life in Three Acts, an epic new stage adaptation of the novel by Alasdair Gray. At the sale, the 2000th 50p ticket will be sold since the scheme was re-instated in 2012.

One of the hottest tickets of this year’s Edinburgh International Festival, Glasgow audiences have the chance to see the landmark adaptation of Gray’s famous novel at the Citizens Theatre for only 50p. 100 tickets across 10 performances of the play will go on sale at 10am on Saturday 8 August, and the only way to secure a 50p ticket is in person at the theatre on the morning of the sale.

Alasdair Gray’s Lanark is a cult classic of 20th century literature. Part fantastical journey through a mythical city, and part semi-autobiography of a Glasgow School of Art student in the 1950s, the novel probes the politics, philosophy and art of modern-day Scotland. Writer David Greig has adapted the work for the stage to be directed by Graham Eatough. Sandy Grierson plays Lanark, having played the role in the BBC Radio 4 adaptation by Robert Brooks. Grierson last appeared on the Citizens’ stage in The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler by Vanishing Point and National Theatre of Scotland. Lanark is a co-production between Edinburgh International Festival and the Citizens Theatre.

PERFORMANCES

Citizens Theatre 

14 – 17 August 2015, 7pm (except Sunday 16 August)
3 – 19 September (no performances Sundays and Mondays)

Venue: 119 Gorbals St, Glasgow G5 9DS
Previews: Friday 14, Saturday 15, Monday 17 August 7pm
Matinees: Saturday 5, Wednesday 9, Saturday 19 September 1pm

Accessible performances: 
Audio Described performance: Wednesday 16 Sep 7pm
BSL interpreted performance: Friday 18 Sep 7pm 
Captioned performance: Saturday 19 Sep 1pm
Tickets: 50p - £20.50
Previews £8.50 │Tuesdays £12.50
50p Tickets | 10 tickets, 10 performances on sale at 10am Saturday 8 August
NB – 50p Tickets must be bought in person at the theatre, cash only.

Booking
Citizens Theatre Box Office, 119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow, G5 9DS
Monday – Saturday 10am – 6pm
0141 429 0022
(£2 transaction fee applied to online sales. No charges for sales made in person or by telephone)

Edinburgh International Festival

22 –31 August (except Wednesday 26 August)
Venue: Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AX
Preview: Saturday 22 August 7pm
Opening Performance: Sunday 23 August 6pm (please note all other evening performances at 7pm).
Matinees: Tuesday 25, Thursday 27, Saturday 29, Monday 31 August 1pm.

Accessible performances:
BSL interpreted performance: Friday 28 August 7pm
Audio Described performance: Saturday 29 August 12.45pm
Touch Tour: Saturday 29 August 11.45pm
Captioned performance: Saturday 29 August 1pm
Tickets: £15 - £32 (concessions available).

Booking: 
The Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE
0131 473 2000/ eif.co.uk



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