A CITY centre theatre has cancelled a performance of a play tonight citing circumstances outwith their control as the reason.

The Tron Theatre in the Gallowgate right next to the Merchant City took to their social media accounts to reveal that a performance of Who Killed My Father is cancelled tonight. 

A statement said: "Due to circumstances outwith our control, tonight's performance of Who Killed My Father has been cancelled.

"The building and phone lines are closed, and Box Office will be in touch asap to arrange refunds."

The performance was due to start at 7.45pm and the post was sent at around 6.30pm this evening by the theatre.

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It comes as hundreds of Celtic fans have taken over the nearby Merchant City to celebrate the club's Scottish Premiership title win. 

Police Scotland previously told the Glasgow Times they were aware of the potential gathering and an appropriate policing plan was in place.