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 Glasgow 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 Monday - Friday Midday - 6pm and Saturday 10am - 6pm, 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.

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Upcoming Events at Theatre Royal Glasgow

Scottish Ballet - Starstruck

Scottish Ballet - Starstruck

23rd September 2021 - 25th September 2021

Be transported into the world where jazz meets ballet, and the stars align when Scottish Ballet bring their production of Starstruck to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in September!
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The Magic of The Beatles

The Magic of The Beatles

26th September 2021

The Magic of The Beatles is one of the UK's leading Beatles tribute shows who play to ecstatic sell-out audiences all over the world, catch them at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on 26th September!
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Shagged. Married. Annoyed. with Chris & Rosie Ramsey

Shagged. Married. Annoyed. with Chris & Rosie Ramsey

27th September 2021

For the first time ever Chris and Rosie Ramsey are bringing their smash hit podcast, Shagged. Married. Annoyed., live to venues in 2021... catch them at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in September!
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One Night of Elvis: Lee Memphis King

One Night of Elvis: Lee Memphis King

30th September 2021

Europe's most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist - Lee Memphis King, presents the ultimate tribute to The King at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
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Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

1st October 2021

Award winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this evening of unmissable stand-up and music at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
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Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry

2nd October 2021

Following on from the success of their 'Summer Nights at the Bandstand' show, Hue and Cry have announced that they will play Glasgow's legendary Theatre Royal in October!
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Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

4th October 2021

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have added additional dates to their Autumn 2021 tour of the UK including a night at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on 4th October!
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Scottish Opera: The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera: The Gondoliers

16th October 2021 - 23rd October 2021

Sunny, funny and with more 'tra la la las' per square inch than any other opera in the canon, The Gondoliers, from Scottish Opera at the Theatre Royal Glasgow, is a joy from start to finish!
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Scottish Opera: Utopia, Limited

Scottish Opera: Utopia, Limited

20th October 2021

Full of sparkling wit, Scottish Opera's Utopia, Limited is packed with show-stopping patter, brilliant choruses and music that is, at times, of almost Verdian beauty!
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Groan Ups

Groan Ups

25th October 2021 - 30th October 2021

Multi award-winning Mischief Theatre return on tour with Groan Ups, their brand new comedy all about growing up, catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in October!
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Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical

1st November 2021 - 6th November 2021

Pack up your wigs, heels and all the glitter you can find, because the iconic, joyous and award-winning musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert is back! Catch it at the Theatre Royal in November!
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Les Misérables

Les Misérables

24th November 2021 - 1st January 2022

After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed Broadway production Les Misérables will tour the UK and it's coming to Glasgow for the first time!
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Scottish Ballet - The Nutcracker

Scottish Ballet - The Nutcracker

5th January 2022 - 15th January 2022

Scottish Ballet's much-loved production of The Nutcracker returns! Catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in January 2022!
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No Such Thing As A Fish

No Such Thing As A Fish

16th January 2022

For anyone with a thirst for knowledge, a taste for puns, and a need for some belly-laughs, 'No Such Thing As A Fish' is an unmissable show! Don't miss it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on 16th January!
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Rhod Gilbert - The Book of John

Rhod Gilbert - The Book of John

23rd January 2022

It has been a while, but the multi-award-winning Welsh comedian, Rhod Gilbert is back, with a brand new live show! Catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Sunday 23rd January!
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Looking Good Dead

Looking Good Dead

25th January 2022 - 29th January 2022

Don't miss your chance to see the world premiere tour of Peter James' gripping new play, Looking Good Dead, at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in January!
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Nina Conti - The Dating Show

Nina Conti - The Dating Show

30th January 2022

The quick-thinking queen of ventriloquism, Nina Conti, brings her pioneering new dating show to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Sunday 30th January!
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Nick Knowles & Neil Oliver - Who Built Britain?

Nick Knowles & Neil Oliver - Who Built Britain?

27th February 2022

For the first time ever Nick Knowles & Neil Oliver, two of the most recognisable faces of British broadcasting, have come together to bring you one fascinating evening!
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The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

1st March 2022 - 5th March 2022

Direct from London, the acclaimed production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in March 2022!
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School of Rock - The Musical

School of Rock - The Musical

7th March 2022 - 12th March 2022

School of Rock - The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit, award-winning West End show, is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in March 2022!
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The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

28th March 2022 - 2nd April 2022

The Da Vinci Code, the blockbuster story that captivated the world is now an epic stage thriller, don't miss it when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in March 2022!
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Scottish Ballet - The Scandal at Mayerling

Scottish Ballet - The Scandal at Mayerling

13th April 2022 - 16th April 2022

Reimagined and redesigned by Scottish Ballet, the dramatic world premiere of The Scandal at Mayerling will be the first time MacMillan's iconic ballet is produced in the UK outside of London!
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Fatal Attraction

Fatal Attraction

18th April 2022 - 23rd April 2022

Based on the classic Paramount Pictures Corporation motion picture, James Dearden's intoxicating new stage play of Fatal Attraction brings the definitive movie thriller to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

26th April 2022 - 30th April 2022

Inspired by a true story, Everybody's Talking About Jamie is the new award-winning five-star hit musical for today, catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in April!
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Menopause The Musical 2

Menopause The Musical 2

28th May 2022

The hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical, is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow for one night only on Saturday 28th May!
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Barry Steele & Friends - The Roy Orbison Story

Barry Steele & Friends - The Roy Orbison Story

29th May 2022

Get ready for a night of solid gold hits when Barry Steele & Friends bring The Roy Orbison Story to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Sunday 29th May!
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Gangsta Granny

Gangsta Granny

1st June 2022 - 4th June 2022

The acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories will bring Gangsta Granny, the amazing story by David Walliams, to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in June 2022!
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Horse: The Same Sky 30th Anniversary Show

Horse: The Same Sky 30th Anniversary Show

5th June 2022

Horse will celebrate the 30th anniversary of her first album - The Same Sky with at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Sunday 5th June 2022!
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Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

12th June 2022

Take an unforgettable journey of sound and vision through David Bowie's golden years from Space Oddity through to Let's Dance when Bowie Experience comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
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SIX

SIX

14th June 2022 - 19th June 2022

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales! Catch Six The Musical when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in June 2022!
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Anton & Giovanni - Him & Me

Anton & Giovanni - Him & Me

3rd July 2022

Strictly Come Dancing professionals Anton Du Beke and Giovanni Pernice join forces for their first ever tour together - Him & Me! Don't miss it when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in July!
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Cluedo

Cluedo

4th July 2022 - 9th July 2022

Based on the classic detective board game loved by generations and the hit 1985 film CLUE, the brand new stage play of CLUEDO is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
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The Commitments

The Commitments

5th December 2022 - 10th December 2022

The Commitments is a fantastically feel good celebration of soul, don't miss it when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in December 2022!
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Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

5th June 2023 - 10th June 2023

Strictly Ballroom the Musical, based on the award‐winning world‐wide film phenomenon, is heading out to tour the UK and Ireland, starring Strictly Come Dancing's Kevin Clifton!
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