Kings Theatre reopened by cast of Chicago after more than 500 days due to COVID

It's with great excitement that the King's Theatre, Glasgow announce their much anticipated reopening after being closed for more than 500 days due to Coronavirus restrictions!

Kings Theatre reopened by cast of Chicago after more than 500 days due to COVID

Article Source: ATG
First Published: 13 September 2021 16:41
Updated: 13 September 2021 16:41

Image Credit: Jamie Simpson

Audience-favourite Chicago, which runs until the 18th September, was the first show to tread the boards when the theatre reopened on Saturday.

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines.

The cast features Faye Brooks as Roxie Heart, Sinitta as Mama Matron, Darren Day as Billy Flynn and Davina de Campo as Mary Sunshine.

Chicago visits the King's Theatre, Glasgow as part of a UK tour which will also visit the Edinburgh Playhouse from Monday 27th September!

Final remaining tickets for Glasgow available here, and tickets for Edinburgh available here.

Latest Glasgow News

Edinburgh volunteer clocks up the miles on fundraising tour of iconic Scottish locations

Edinburgh volunteer clocks up the miles on fundraising tour of iconic Scottish locations

Rosemary Laird is in the midst of a personal grand tour of Scotland, with the aim of visiting 61 iconic Scottish landmarks and locations on an epic fundraiser for the National Trust for Scotland.

First Published: 23rd September 2021
Cocktail Tours revealed ahead of Glasgow Cocktail Week

Cocktail Tours revealed ahead of Glasgow Cocktail Week

With over 30 of Glasgow's most loved venues taking part in Glasgow Cocktail Week, you're invited to plan your cocktail adventure and get exploring the city one sip at a time!

First Published: 23rd September 2021
Watch Scotland come to light with new film for Scotland Year of Coasts and Waters

Watch Scotland come to light with new film for Scotland Year of Coasts and Waters

Light Waves is a multilingual short film by Historic Environment Scotland which showcases Scotland’s coasts and waters and its links to Gaelic and Scots culture.

First Published: 22nd September 2021
The IRN BRU Carnival returns to Glasgow

The IRN BRU Carnival returns to Glasgow

One of Scotland's best loved festive institutions is back for 2021 as the IRN BRU Carnival returns to Glasgow's SEC!

First Published: 23rd September 2021
James Bond will screen from midnight at Vue Glasgow St Enoch and Vue Glasgow Fort

James Bond will screen from midnight at Vue Glasgow St Enoch and Vue Glasgow Fort

The latest James Bond instalment, No Time to Die, will screen from midnight at Vue Glasgow St Enoch and Vue Glasgow Fort on Thursday 30th September!

First Published: 22nd September 2021
Win behind the scenes access to the final night of The Snuts at The Barrowlands!

Win behind the scenes access to the final night of The Snuts at The Barrowlands!

Tennent's Light launches pop-up bar in collaboration with The Snuts plus an exclusive soundcheck competition ahead of Glasgow Barrowland shows!

First Published: 20th September 2021
Dinosaurs will roam free once more, when Jurassic Encounter comes to Cuningar Loop

Dinosaurs will roam free once more, when Jurassic Encounter comes to Cuningar Loop

Cuningar Loop is set to become Jurassic Park when the unmissable, family-friendly event, Jurassic Encounter, lands this half term!

First Published: 19th September 2021
Twin Atlantic and Drag Race Royalty Mayhem Miller launch Abandon Ship Bar in Glasgow

Twin Atlantic and Drag Race Royalty Mayhem Miller launch Abandon Ship Bar in Glasgow

Glasgow rockers Twin Atlantic got the party started as their first set as a duo to launch the city's coolest venue - Abandon Ship Bar in Glasgow!

First Published: 17th September 2021
Scottish Album of the Year Award announced Longlist

Scottish Album of the Year Award announced Longlist

Scotland's national music prize, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, has officially announced the twenty outstanding Scottish albums which have made it onto this year's coveted Longlist!

First Published: 17th September 2021
Specsavers Scottish Music Awards returns as live event for 2021

Specsavers Scottish Music Awards returns as live event for 2021

The Fratellis, Nathan Evans and Nina Nesbitt are set to perform at Glasgow's famous Barrowlands for this year's ceremony!

First Published: 17th September 2021
From the Queen Vic to the Queen of Narnia... Samantha Womack to appear at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!

From the Queen Vic to the Queen of Narnia... Samantha Womack to appear at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!

TV and theatre star Samantha Womack will appear at the Theatre Royal Glasgow next year in a new stage adaptation of C.S Lewis' beloved classic, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe!

First Published: 17th September 2021
BBC Scotland Debate Night TV programme welcomes back studio audiences

BBC Scotland Debate Night TV programme welcomes back studio audiences

We are excited to let you know that BBC Scotland's Debate Night is welcoming audiences back into the studio for their third series and are looking for people from across Scotland to join them!

First Published: 15th September 2021
Second Hand September month at Oxfam

Second Hand September month at Oxfam

Consumers across Scotland are being urged to only buy pre-loved clothing for 30 days or more in order to tackle a throwaway culture that Oxfam Scotland says is making climate change worse.

First Published: 15th September 2021
First Look at Abandon Ship Bar in Glasgow

First Look at Abandon Ship Bar in Glasgow

Scotland's coolest new venue Abandon Ship Bar reveals a first look inside as they gear up to launch this Friday, 17th September!

First Published: 15th September 2021
Return of events to SEC provides the ideal tonic (and gin)

Return of events to SEC provides the ideal tonic (and gin)

This weekend saw the return of exhibitions to the SEC as both Scotland's Strongest Man and The Gin To My Tonic Show opened their doors to an enthusiastic public who responded in good number.

First Published: 15th September 2021
Local designers and makers invited to take part in new Princes Square Collective

Local designers and makers invited to take part in new Princes Square Collective

Princes Square is delighted to announce the launch of a new collective offering the best of Glasgow’s small businesses, in one unique place.

First Published: 14th September 2021
cinch presents TRNSMT Festival announces 2022 line up!

cinch presents TRNSMT Festival announces 2022 line up!

After an unforgettable three days of music in Glasgow Green, cinch presents TRNSMT Festival have announced the line-up for 2022's event!

First Published: 14th September 2021
Kings Theatre reopened by cast of Chicago after more than 500 days due to COVID

Kings Theatre reopened by cast of Chicago after more than 500 days due to COVID

It's with great excitement that the King's Theatre, Glasgow announce their much anticipated reopening after being closed for more than 500 days due to Coronavirus restrictions!

First Published: 13th September 2021
Bond tickets go on sale at Vue sites in Glasgow

Bond tickets go on sale at Vue sites in Glasgow

Tickets for the long-awaited new James Bond spectacular, No Time To Die, have gone on sale at Vue sites in Glasgow!

First Published: 13th September 2021
Working at Braehead is just the job!

Working at Braehead is just the job!

Shopping and leisure destination Braehead Centre is hiring new staff and are looking for people to work with both the security and cleaning teams at the popular mall.

First Published: 11th September 2021
Stunning artwork to transform Anderston Station with 50 Days to COP26

Stunning artwork to transform Anderston Station with 50 Days to COP26

In the coming weeks, travellers through Anderston Station will be greeted with a new piece of artwork more commonly seen in US cities.

First Published: 11th September 2021
An emotional return for fans at cinch presents TRNSMT Festival

An emotional return for fans at cinch presents TRNSMT Festival

cinch presents TRNSMT Festival finally made a triumphant return, welcoming back fans and reuniting some of the biggest artists in the UK with the best crowd in the world!

First Published: 11th September 2021
Strath Union unveils new building for freshers week

Strath Union unveils new building for freshers week

Strath Union, the beating heart of the University of Strathclyde's 23,000 strong campus, has today unveiled its brand new home in a £60m building at 51 Richmond Street!

First Published: 9th September 2021
Glasgow to Globe: how saving nature could save people and the planet

Glasgow to Globe: how saving nature could save people and the planet

A living exhibition showcasing how nature can help tackle the climate crisis and support happier and healthier communities is launching today.

First Published: 9th September 2021
Creepy comedy thriller The Cat and the Canary arrives in Glasgow next week

Creepy comedy thriller The Cat and the Canary arrives in Glasgow next week

Bill Kenwright, The Classic Thriller Theatre Company and Theatre Royal, Glasgow are pleased to welcome the creepy comedy thriller The Cat and the Canary next week as part of a UK tour.

First Published: 7th September 2021
Glasgow Cocktail Week full lineup revealed

Glasgow Cocktail Week full lineup revealed

Save the date cocktail lovers, Glasgow Cocktail Week, 24th September to 3rd October is set to bring the party later this month!

First Published: 7th September 2021
The Theatre Royal Glasgow has reopened its doors to audiences after 540 days

The Theatre Royal Glasgow has reopened its doors to audiences after 540 days

Award-winning artist Grayson Perry was the first act to tread the boards at Theatre Royal, Glasgow last night as the venue reopened its doors to audiences after 540 days!

First Published: 6th September 2021
Crowds return to Glasgow landmark for Artist Market

Crowds return to Glasgow landmark for Artist Market

Thousands flock to first art, craft and design market since pandemic at The Briggait, Glasgow.

First Published: 5th September 2021
Opening date for Burrell Collection announced, as city renews commitment to culture as a catalyst for recovery

Opening date for Burrell Collection announced, as city renews commitment to culture as a catalyst for recovery

The Burrell Collection in Glasgow will reopen in March 2022 following an ambitious building upgrade and redisplay, the charity Glasgow Life has confirmed.

First Published: 2nd September 2021
Canal Days Out are set to make a splash in Glasgow

Canal Days Out are set to make a splash in Glasgow

Glasgow Canal Days Out are set to make a splash later this month as part of Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21 celebrations.

First Published: 2nd September 2021

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

IRN-BRU Carnival
Come along to the Scottish Event Campus for plenty of festive family fun with annual Christmas favourite, the IRN-BRU Carnival!
Fun Time Carnivals: Glasgow Green
Fun Time Carnivals are bringing their funfair to Glasgow Green between the 23rd and 30th September, just in time for the September Weekend!
Glasgow Christmas Markets
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2021 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
Big Kid Circus: Glasgow East End
Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town with their brand new show GOLD! Catch them at Alexandra Park for 11 days between the 22nd September and 3rd October!
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live
Monster Truck fans will be able to throw themselves into a fully immersive experience as HOT WHEELS MONSTER TRUCKS LIVE returns to the UK, including a welcome return to The SSE Hydro Glasgow!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro