Theatre Royal Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s Theatre Royal

Glasgow Theatre Royal
282 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 3QA

The Theatre Royal, Glasgow. Pic: ATG

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ATG Theatres has suspended all performances at its theatres until Sunday 26 April 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Glasgow Theatre Royal staff will be contacting all affected ticket holders with options regarding their bookings.

The company has a large number of tickets to process and is working through them in chronological order, according to the date of the performance. Full details, FAQs and details of which dates it is currently processing are here:

The Theatre Royal is still taking bookings for shows running after April 26 2020 and reassures customers that in the event of future performances being cancelled, they will be able to exchange their booked ticket for another date.

Cancelled shows:

Go Dance (Cancelled)
Tue 17 – Sat 21 Mar 2020
An Inspector Calls (Cancelled)
Tue 24 – Sat 28 Mar 2020

April 2020

Ghost Stories (Cancelled)
Tue 7 – Sat 11 Apr 2020
Scottish Opera – A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Cancelled
Tue 21 – Sat 25 Apr 2020

Performances are currently scheduled to restart after Sunday 26 April 2020.
Swan Lake
Wed 29 Apr – Sat 2 May 2020
Evenings: 7.30, Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Scottish Ballet reinterpret the classic for a new generation with David Dawson’s daring, visceral choreography – perfectly paired with the rich, romantic Tchaikovsky score, played live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra. Book here.

May 2020

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of the Dubliners
Mon 4 May 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Following its sold out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns to theatres in 2019 with an even bigger production. Book here.

Scottish Opera – The Gondoliers
Thu 14 – Sat 23 May 2020
Thurs – Sat: 7.15pm; Sun: 2.30pm.
Sunny, funny and with more ‘tra la la las’ per square inch than any other opera in the canon. Director Stuart Maunder, Artistic Director at State Opera South Australia, teams up with designer Dick Bird (The Mikado 2016) to stage a production that is fast, furious and full of fun. Book here.

Scottish Opera – Utopia, Limited
Thu 21 May 2019
Evening: 7.15pm.
Gilbert & Sullivan’s penultimate opera was written immediately after The Gondoliers. Here, in a semi-staged performance with an updated libretto by director Stuart Maunder and revised musical version by Scottish Opera’s Head of Music Derek Clark, it is given its Scottish Opera premiere and the airing it so deserves. Satirising the conceit of the mighty British Empire, its politics, monarchy and press, Utopia, Limited is as incisive now as ever it was. Book here.

West Side Story
Tue 26 – Sat 30 May 2020
Tue – Fri, Sat: 7.30pm; Fri: 5pm & 8pm; Wed, Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Pantheon Theatre, Glasgow’s critically-acclaimed amateur musical theatre company, with their take on Leonard Bernstein’s modern classic. Book here.

June 2020

Les Misérables
Wed 3 – Sat 27 Jun 2020
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
This brilliant new staging has taken the world by storm and has been hailed ‘Les Mis for the 21st Century’, with scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, Book here.

The Cat and The Canary
Mon 29 Jun – Sat 4 Jul 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Britt Ekland stars in a new adaptation of the murderous mystery which inspired three classic movies starring the likes of Bob Hope, Honor Blackman and Olivia Hussey. Twenty years after the death of Mr. West, his descendants gather at a remote mansion to learn who will inherit his vast wealth and the hidden family jewels… Book here.

August 2020

The Magic of The Beatles
Thu 27 Aug 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
It’s been over 50 years since the seminal release of Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – and this magical ‘musical’ mystery tour will transport you back to the golden era of pop with hit after hit! Book here.

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever
Sat 29 – Sun 30 Aug 2020
Sat/Sun: 10am, 1pm & 4pm.
Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures. From castles to caves, dragons to dinosaurs and ice-creams to muddy puddles – there is something for all of the family and their friends to enjoy, including Miss Rabbit, Mr Bull, Suzy Sheep, Gerald Giraffe and more! Book here.

September 2020

Hue and Cry
Sat 5 Sep 2020
Evening: 7pm.
Following on from the success of their Summer Nights at the Bandstand show which sold out in just a couple of days, Hue and Cry have announced that they will play Glasgow’s legendary Theatre Royal in September 2020. Book here.

Shagged, Married, Ignored
Friday 18 September 2020
Evening: 8pm.
The only way the Ramseys can have a conversation without being interrupted by a small child or ending up staring at their phones is by doing a podcast. Now the loveable Geordie duo chat about life, relationships, arguments, annoyances, parenting, growing up and everything in between in front of a live audience. Book here.

The Scandal at Mayerling
Thu 24 – Sat 26 Sep 2020
Evenings: 7.30, Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Scottish Ballet, re-imagine MacMillan’s iconic ballet. The year is 1889 and, in the woods outside Vienna, the Empire must hide a terrible secret. At the royal Mayerling hunting lodge, Crown Prince Rudolf is found shot dead alongside his teenage mistress. Book here.

The Dolls – A Rerr Terr
Tue 29 Sept – Sat 3 Oct 2020
Evenings (not Fri): 7.30pm; Fri: 5.30pm, 8.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm
Louise McCarthy and Gayle Telfer Stevens are “back in the overalls” as The Dolls, Scotland’s favourite cleaners. In this brand-new style of variety show for the new decade it’s just them – and their guest star comedians, singers, male dancers, magicians and maybe even a few surprises along the way! Book here.

November 2020

One Night of Elvis – Lee Memphis King
Tue 5 Nov 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
In this latest production, Lee Memphis King portrays Elvis Presley at his peak celebrating the iconic ‘Vegas Years’ from 1969 – 1977. Resplendent in the most authentic costumes from Elvis’s performance and an orchestra backing this incredible performer prepare to be taken back in time to see Elvis in the way it was. Book here.

An Evening with The Hairy Bikers
Sun 15 Nov 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Join Dave and Si for an evening of food, frolics and tales from a life on the road. With their irresistible enthusiasm, The Hairy Bikers’ tour offers an epic night of cooking and conversation. Book here.

Abba Mania
Sunday 22 November 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
A special concert presentation, which celebrates the music of ABBA “in a respectful and enjoyable way”, reviving special memories of when ABBA ruled the airwaves. If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBA Mania is for you! Book here.

Groan Ups
Mon 23 – Sat 28 Nov 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mat, Weds & Sat: 2.30pm.
Following their phenomenal rise to global success with The Play That Goes Wrong, multi award-winning Mischief Theatre return on tour with their brand new comedy all about growing up. Follow an unruly classroom of six year-olds on their journey through anarchic high school teenagers to the challenges of adulthood. Book here.

December 2020

The Commitments
Mon 7 – Sat 26 Dec 2020
Mon – Sat 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
The fantastically feel good celebration of soul in an adaptation by Roddy Doyle of his own novel about the music fan who shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians into the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced. Features over 20 soul classics performed live on stage. Book here.

January 2021

The Nutcracker
Wed 6 – Sat 16 Jan 2021
Wed – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats Thurs – Sun: 2.30pm.
Costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams; and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale. Scottish Ballet with founder Peter Darrell’s sumptuous choreography. Book here.

February 2021

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Tue 23 – Sat 27 Feb 2021
Evenings: 7.30; Wed, Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Step through the wardrobe this winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch. Book here.

March 2021

Looking Good Dead
Mon 15 – Sat 20 Mar 2021
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
No good deed goes unpunished…hours after picking up a USB memory stick, left behind on a train seat, to try to return it to its owner, Tom Bryce inadvertently becomes a witness to a vicious murder. Reporting the crime to the police has disastrous consequences, placing him and his family in grave danger… Book here.