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

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!
Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

27th January 2019
Singalonga Productions, producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga Grease brings you their newest show, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman!
Rebus: Long Shadows

Rebus: Long Shadows

29th January 2019 - 2nd February 2019
Ian Rankin is bringing his beloved creation to the stage for the very first time, don't miss Rebus: Long Shadows at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Abigail’s Party

Abigail’s Party

4th February 2019 - 9th February 2019
Mike Leigh’s iconic Abigail’s Party is one of Britain’s most celebrated comedies don't miss it when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

12th February 2019
Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook is a stunning live concert performance, celebrating the music of one of our generations finest singer-songwriters, don't miss it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
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!
Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

20th March 2019 - 23rd March 2019
The Royal Shakespeare Company returns to Glasgow's Theatre Royal with a fresh and contemporary version of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet!
Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up & Rock

Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up & Rock

24th March 2019
The legendary Jasper Carrott is back with a new stand up show followed by music from Bev Bevan, Geoff Turton, Phil Tree, Abby Brant and Suzi Woo! Catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
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!
Scottish Ballet - Spring! Dextera and Elite Syncopations

Scottish Ballet - Spring! Dextera and Elite Syncopations

4th April 2019 - 6th April 2019
To kickstart their 50th anniversary year, Scottish Ballet presents a fresh double bill fizzing with energy and guaranteed to send you home smiling!
An Evening with The Hairy Bikers

An Evening with The Hairy Bikers

7th April 2019
Enjoy a night of cooking and conversation with Si King and Dave Myers better known as The Hairy Bikers at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on April 7th!
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!
BalletBoyz

BalletBoyz

14th April 2019
BalletBoyz are back with two brand new works, both set to original scores by world-class composers, catch Them/Us at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Sunday 14th April!
The Girl On The Train

The Girl On The Train

16th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Gripping new play, The Girl On The Train starring Samantha Womak, will keep you guessing until the final moment! Don't miss it when it the tour comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
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!
Leah MacRae - My Big Fat Fabulous Diary

Leah MacRae - My Big Fat Fabulous Diary

19th May 2019
Join Leah MacCrae, the star of BBC’s River City, Gary: Tank Commander and the huge hit stage comedy 51 Shades Of Maggie, as she delves into the hilarious pages of her Big, Fat, Fabulous Diary!
The Kingdom Choir

The Kingdom Choir

22nd May 2019
After an angelic and spellbinding performance at the Royal Wedding, The Kingdom Choir are touring the UK catch them at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on May 22nd!
The Magic of The Beatles

The Magic of The Beatles

23rd May 2019
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 May 23rd!
Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom

Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom

24th May 2019 - 25th May 2019
Join Ben & Holly, and their friends on this exciting, enchanting and magical musical adventure packed full of games, songs and laughter at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Burn The Floor

Burn The Floor

27th May 2019
Burn the Floor, starring Strictly Come Dancing favourite Kevin Clifton, brings their famous, infectious and rebellious energy to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Monday 27th May!
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!
The Red Lion

The Red Lion

18th June 2019 - 22nd June 2019
Following The Red Lion’s acclaimed, sell-out West End run, Rapture is delighted to present a brand new production of Patrick Marber’s hit comedy about the beautiful game!
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

25th June 2019 - 29th June 2019
The first major stage production of Captain Corelli's Mandolin, based on the best-selling novel by Louis de Bernières, will tour the UK with a stop at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

1st July 2019 - 6th July 2019
Husband and wife Juliet Mills and Maxwell Caulfield lead the star cast in the latest installment of the Classic Thriller Theatre Company, The Lady Vanishes!
Scottish Ballet - The Crucible

Scottish Ballet - The Crucible

26th September 2019 - 28th September 2019
Scottish Ballet presents Arthur Miller’s drama of power and persecution, The Crucible, at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in September 2019!
We Will Rock You

We Will Rock You

9th December 2019 - 28th December 2019
The worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton returns to the UK! Don't miss We Will Rock You when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in December 2019!
Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen

Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen

3rd January 2020 - 18th January 2020
Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen!

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