Theatre Royal Glasgow

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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
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

Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

15 January 2018 - 20 January 2018
Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, this modern production of Hedda Gabler comes to the Theatre Royal!
Theatre Royal Tours

Theatre Royal Tours

20 January 2018
Take a closer look inside the Theatre Royal on one of their free Open Day Tours as they celebrate their 150th anniversary!
Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute

Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute

21 January 2018
Mercury, The Ultimate Queen Tribute, returns to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Sunday 21st January!
Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

22 January 2018 - 27 January 2018
A gripping, brand new production of the spellbinding thriller, Strangers on a Train comes to the Theatre Royal!
Scottish Opera: Greek

Scottish Opera: Greek

02 February 2018 - 03 February 2018
Scottish Opera bring Greek, their modern re-telling of the Oedipus myth, to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Scottish Opera: Flight

Scottish Opera: Flight

17 February 2018 - 24 February 2018
Presented by Scottish Opera, Jonathan Dove’s life-affirming comedy flies north for its Scottish premiere!
Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

26 February 2018 - 03 March 2018
Selladoor return to Theatre Royal with Of Mice and Men, a powerful story about friendship & holding on to your dreams!
Theatre Royal Tours

Theatre Royal Tours

03 March 2018
Take a closer look inside the Theatre Royal on one of their free Open Day Tours as they celebrate their 150th anniversary!
Money For Nothing

Money For Nothing

04 March 2018
Money For Nothing is a tribute to the Dire Straits like no other before... catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Go Dance 18

Go Dance 18

06 March 2018 - 09 March 2018
Go Dance, the annual festival celebrating excellence in community dance, returns to the Theatre Royal between the 6th and 9th March!
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!
Scottish Opera: Ariadne auf Naxos

Scottish Opera: Ariadne auf Naxos

20 March 2018 - 28 March 2018
Opera comes up against burlesque when Scottish Opera presents Ariadne auf Naxos at the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Scottish Ballet Highland Fling

Scottish Ballet Highland Fling

04 April 2018 - 07 April 2018
Scottish Ballet bring Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in April!
MACCA: The Concert - Celebrating the music of Paul McCartney and greatest hits of The Beatles

MACCA: The Concert - Celebrating the music of Paul McCartney and greatest hits of The Beatles

08 April 2018
Macca: The Concert celebrates McCartney’s entire solo career from 1970 - 2016 including all his best loved hits!
ART

ART

09 April 2018 - 14 April 2018
Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson will star in Yasmina Reza's comedy, Art at the Theatre Royal Glasgow
Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

27 April 2018
Scottish Opera bring Eugene Onegin, a sweeping tale of unfulfilled love, to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

29 April 2018
Scottish Opera bring Eugene Onegin, a sweeping tale of unfulfilled love, to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

03 May 2018
Scottish Opera bring Eugene Onegin, a sweeping tale of unfulfilled love, to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

05 May 2018
Scottish Opera bring Eugene Onegin, a sweeping tale of unfulfilled love, to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Grumpy Old Women

Grumpy Old Women

14 May 2018
Join us for 90 mins of brand new 'full-fat', 'batteries included' comedy from the mistresses of grump!
Shane Filan

Shane Filan

16 May 2018
Shane Filan has announced the second leg of his 'Love Always' tour, taking in some of the UK’s best loved venues including the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Barry Steele & Friends - The Roy Orbison Story 30 Year Special

Barry Steele & Friends - The Roy Orbison Story 30 Year Special

17 May 2018
Get ready for a night of solid gold hits when Barry Steele & Friends bring The Roy Orbison Story 30 Year Special to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on May 17th 2018!
Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

28 May 2018 - 02 June 2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Birdsong

Birdsong

29 May 2018 - 02 June 2018
Birdsong, the critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks, comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow from 29th May!
Derren Brown - Underground

Derren Brown - Underground

05 June 2018 - 09 June 2018
Derren Brown, master of mind-control and psychological illusion returns to amaze, astonish and enthral audiences in Glasgow with his latest smash hit show - Underground!
The Last Ship

The Last Ship

18 June 2018 - 23 June 2018
The Last Ship, the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting, is coming to Glasgow!
Agatha Christie’s Love From A Stranger

Agatha Christie’s Love From A Stranger

26 June 2018 - 30 June 2018
The edge-of-your-seat, rarely seen thriller, Love From A Stranger comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow this Summer!
Ross Noble - El Hablador

Ross Noble - El Hablador

09 September 2018
Ross Noble returns to dance around the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head into a hilarious stand up show!
The Case of the Frightened Lady

The Case of the Frightened Lady

02 October 2018 - 06 October 2018
The Classic Thriller Company returns to the Theatre Royal with brand new adaption, The Case of the Frightened Lady!

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