Theatre Royal Glasgow

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Contact Information

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

Opening Hours

Box office 10am - 6pm Monday - Saturday
Theatre Royal Glasgow
About Theatre Royal Glasgow

Find out what's on at the Theatre Royal Glasgow and book your tickets online with What's On Glasgow!

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.

The Theatre Royal Glasgow presents a wide variety of drama, dance, comedy, opera, musical and children’s theatre. 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

The McDougalls Singalong

The McDougalls Singalong

29 April 2017
Max and Auntie Aggie McDougall are back at the Theatre Royal Glasgow with a series of pop-up singalong shows!
Once Upon A Time

Once Upon A Time

05 May 2017
The Theatre Royal Glasgow runs regular delightful interactive workshops, inspired by favourite authors for pre-5s!
Scottish Opera: La Bohème

Scottish Opera: La Bohème

09 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
Scottish Opera return to the Theatre Royal Glasgow with La bohème as part of their 2016/17 programme!
The Sunday Series: Opera in Concert - Le Villi

The Sunday Series: Opera in Concert - Le Villi

21 May 2017
Scottish Opera return to the Theatre Royal Glasgow with Le Villi as part of The Sunday Series: Opera in Concert!
Fantastic Mr Fox

Fantastic Mr Fox

22 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
Roald Dahl’s classic, Fantastic Mr Fox is family fun at its finest, don't miss the stage show at the Theatre Royal!
Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

28 May 2017
Don't miss the Bowie Experience, a spectacular concert featuring all of David Bowie’s hits, at the Theatre Royal!
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

30 May 2017 - 03 June 2017
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a riveting masterpiece of American theatre, catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

05 June 2017 - 10 June 2017
Don't miss an innovative re-imagining of Charlotte Brontë's masterpiece, Jane Eyre, at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
The Crucible

The Crucible

12 June 2017 - 17 June 2017
Enter the world of the Salem witch trials when Arthur Miller's The Crucible comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Pam Ann - Touch Trolley Run To Galley

Pam Ann - Touch Trolley Run To Galley

18 June 2017
The world's favourite International Air Hostess, Pam Ann is back in Glasgow with a new show for 2017!
A Judgement in Stone

A Judgement in Stone

19 June 2017 - 24 June 2017
The stage production of Ruth Rendell's 'A Judgement in Stone' comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in June!
The Railway Children

The Railway Children

04 July 2017 - 09 July 2017
E. Nesbit’s classic novel The Railway Children is brought thrillingly to life in a stunning new stage production!
A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

05 September 2017 - 09 September 2017
Rapture return with a sultry and classy new production of a timeless American masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire!
The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

11 September 2017 - 16 September 2017
Following an outstanding West End Run, The Kite Runner comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in September!
How The Other Half Loves

How The Other Half Loves

18 September 2017 - 23 September 2017
How The Other Half Loves, Alan Ayckbourn’s hilarious tale of matrimonial mishaps, comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Joel Dommett: Live

Joel Dommett: Live

24 September 2017
One of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his solo show, Joel Dommett: LIVE!
Awful Auntie

Awful Auntie

28 September 2017 - 30 September 2017
The world premiere of David Walliams’ amazing tale, Awful Auntie comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in September!
Scottish Ballet: Autumn 2017

Scottish Ballet: Autumn 2017

06 October 2017 - 07 October 2017
Scottish Ballet, Scotland’s national dance company returns with a programme inspired by the music of Stravinsky!
The Wipers Times

The Wipers Times

07 November 2017 - 11 November 2017
The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created during the Somme!
One Night of Elvis: Lee Memphis King

One Night of Elvis: Lee Memphis King

21 November 2017
Europe's most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist - Lee Memphis King, presents the ultimate tribute to The King!
The Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown

24 November 2017
Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!
Collabro

Collabro

25 November 2017
The World's most successful musical theatre group, Collabro will perform at the Theatre Royal on November 25th 2017!
MAMMA MIA!

MAMMA MIA!

05 December 2017 - 30 December 2017
The ultimate feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in December for a month-long run!
Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker

Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker

04 January 2018 - 13 January 2018
Scottish Ballet’s much-loved production of The Nutcracker returns! Catch it at the Theatre Royal in January!
Icons of the 80s - Go West, Nik Kershaw & Cutting Crew

Icons of the 80s - Go West, Nik Kershaw & Cutting Crew

10 March 2018
Entertainers is proud to present Go West, Nik Kershaw and special guest Cutting Crew together in concert!

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