Theatre Royal Glasgow

The Theatre Royal Glasgow presents a wide variety of drama, dance, comedy, opera, musical and children’s theatre! Find out what's on and book your tickets online with What's On Glasgow!

Theatre Royal Glasgow

About Theatre Royal Glasgow

282 Hope Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 3QA
Theatre Royal Glasgow Website

The Theatre Royal's first theatre opened in 1867 and after two fires reopened in September 1895. This began the long and successful association of the Theatre Royal with the best in the world of entertainment.

It is home to Scotland’s resident companies, Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, and is a unique City Centre venue for conferences, meetings and seminars.

The Victorian auditorium and stylish contemporary corporate areas provide privacy and flexibility for many occasions. On March 2005 Ambassador Theatre Group took over the management of the Theatre Royal Glasgow, and continues to present first class entertainment.

Box Office Opening Hours
The Theatre Royal Glasgow Box Office (282 Hope Street) open 10am - 6pm, Mon - Sat, operates advance sales for both the Theatre Royal and our sister venue, the King’s Theatre.

On show nights the Theatre Royal Glasgow's box office will open 90 mins before curtain up offering counter sales for the evening performance only and no advance sales after 6pm. If you are collecting tickets we recommend you arrive at least 45 minutes prior to the start of the show.

Access to upper levels
Following the redevelopment, new lifts have opened up access, meaning for the first time in the theatre's 147 year history all audience members can reach all levels.

Theatre Royal Glasgow Cafe
Customers can now enjoy the theatre during the day, in a new café - Vanilla Black at the Theatre - serving coffee, cakes and other tasty treats. Complimentary wi-fi is available for cafe-users.

Upcoming Events at Theatre Royal Glasgow

Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III

Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III

16th August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Frankie Boyle brings his new show, Volume Three of his eight volume Prometheus sequence to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in August!
Message in a Bottle - A Tribute to Sting and The Police

Message in a Bottle - A Tribute to Sting and The Police

1st September 2018
Fans of the legendary band won’t believe their ears when Message in a Bottle, a tribute to The Police, bring all the hits you know and love to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Best of Broadway

Best of Broadway

2nd September 2018
The best songs from the best Broadway shows brought to you by a first class professional cast... coming to Glasgow's Theatre Royal for one night only!
Ross Noble - El Hablador

Ross Noble - El Hablador

9th September 2018
Ross Noble returns to dance around the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head into a hilarious stand up show!
Alexandra Burke

Alexandra Burke

12th September 2018
Singing sensation Alexandra Burke is bringing her 'The Truth Is' tour to venues across the UK this September, including a date at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Tassels

Tassels

13th September 2018
Tassels - An Evening of Burlesque at the Theatre Royal Glasgow creates the perfect blend of danger and delight... Naughty has never been so nice!
Dylan Moran

Dylan Moran

14th September 2018 - 15th September 2018
BAFTA and Perrier award winning comedian Dylan Moran brings his brand new tour 'Dr Cosmos' to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on the 14th & 15th September!
Islands in the Stream

Islands in the Stream

30th September 2018
Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers when ‘Islands in the Stream’ comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
The Case of the Frightened Lady

The Case of the Frightened Lady

2nd October 2018 - 6th October 2018
The Classic Thriller Company returns to the Theatre Royal with brand new adaption, The Case of the Frightened Lady!
Scottish Opera: Rigoletto

Scottish Opera: Rigoletto

18th October 2018
Award-winning director Matthew Richardson and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell revive their powerful production of Verdi’s masterpiece, Rigoletto!
Scottish Opera: Rigoletto

Scottish Opera: Rigoletto

21st October 2018
Award-winning director Matthew Richardson and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell revive their powerful production of Verdi’s masterpiece, Rigoletto!
Scottish Opera: Rigoletto

Scottish Opera: Rigoletto

22nd October 2018
Award-winning director Matthew Richardson and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell revive their powerful production of Verdi’s masterpiece, Rigoletto!
Scottish Opera: Rigoletto

Scottish Opera: Rigoletto

24th October 2018
Award-winning director Matthew Richardson and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell revive their powerful production of Verdi’s masterpiece, Rigoletto!
Scottish Opera: Edgar

Scottish Opera: Edgar

28th October 2018
Italian conductor Gianluca Marcianò leads a cast of internationally-renowned soloists, chorus and The Orchestra of Scottish Opera as they bring this rare gem to life.
Scottish Ballet - Wee Hansel & Gretel

Scottish Ballet - Wee Hansel & Gretel

1st November 2018 - 3rd November 2018
Children can discover the magic of ballet when Scottish Ballet bring their specially adapted show, Wee Hansel & Gretel, to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

6th November 2018 - 10th November 2018
Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy now in its third year in the West End! Don't miss 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery' when it comes to Glasgow's Theatre Royal!
Still Alice

Still Alice

13th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
Starring Sharon Small, Still Alice is a tender and touching insight into the world of a 50 year old woman diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s.
Neil Oliver - The Story of The British Isles in 100 places

Neil Oliver - The Story of The British Isles in 100 places

20th November 2018
Join Neil Oliver for 'The Story of The British Isles in 100 places' at the Theatre Royal Glasgow and find out why we need to cherish and celebrate our wonderful countries!
Richard Alston Dance Company

Richard Alston Dance Company

22nd November 2018
Don’t miss your chance to see the Richard Alston Dance Company when they return to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on November 22nd!
The Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown

23rd November 2018
Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!
One Night of Elvis: Lee Memphis King

One Night of Elvis: Lee Memphis King

24th November 2018
Europe's most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist - Lee Memphis King, presents the ultimate tribute to The King!
The McDougalls Magical Toyshop

The McDougalls Magical Toyshop

27th November 2018 - 1st December 2018
It’s Christmas Eve in The Magical Toyshop and Santa’s got the flu! Will The McDougalls be able to save Christmas? Find out at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

3rd December 2018 - 29th December 2018
The Theatre Royal Glasgow are delighted to announce that the international smash hit musical, The Bodyguard will open its UK tour at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this Christmas!
Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella

Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella

4th January 2019 - 12th January 2019
Discover the enchanted, sparkling world of Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella, when Scottish Ballet bring the show back to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Scottish Opera: Anthropocene

Scottish Opera: Anthropocene

24th January 2019
Scottish Opera's award-winning team behind 2016’s five-star The Devil Inside returns with gripping new work, Anthropocene!
Scottish Opera: Anthropocene

Scottish Opera: Anthropocene

26th January 2019
Scottish Opera's award-winning team behind 2016’s five-star The Devil Inside returns with gripping new work, Anthropocene!
Rambert: Life is a Dream

Rambert: Life is a Dream

14th February 2019 - 16th February 2019
Rambert's Life is a Dream is a spectacular new dance show from the Olivier Award-winning choreographer Kim Brandstrup!
Macbeth

Macbeth

19th February 2019 - 23rd February 2019
Following its sold-out London run, the National Theatre will bring Shakespeare’s most intense tragedy, Macbeth to the Theatre Royal Glasgow between 19th & 23rd February 2019!
Scottish Opera: Katya Kabanova

Scottish Opera: Katya Kabanova

12th March 2019 - 16th March 2019
Renowned British director Stephen Lawless brings his trademark theatricality to Janáček’s intense drama, Katya Kabanova!
Rain Man

Rain Man

25th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
Based on the Oscar winning film which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, Bill Kenwright's production of Rain Man is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in March!
Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

8th April 2019 - 13th April 2019
After its sell-out run in the West End wowing critics and audiences alike, this darkly funny production of Glengarry Glen Ross is touring the UK, catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in April!
Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

4th May 2019 - 18th May 2019
Sir Thomas Allen returns to Scottish Opera to revive his five-star production of Mozart’s most inventive opera, The Magic Flute!
The House on Cold Hill

The House on Cold Hill

28th May 2019 - 1st June 2019
The House on Cold Hill is the chilling new stage play from number one best selling author Peter James, catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in May 2019!

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