Theatre Royal Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s Theatre Royal

Glasgow Theatre Royal
282 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 3QA

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April 2024

Scottish Ballet: Swan Lake
Thurs 4 – Sat 6 April 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee Sat: 2.30pm.
Arching backs, spiralling arms, and mesmerising patterns push the company dancers to their physical limits in this tale of purity versus seduction. David Dawson’s daring, visceral choreography is perfectly paired with the rich, romantic Tchaikovsky score, played live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra. Book here.

The Kite Runner
Tue 9 – Sat 13 Apr 2024
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Afghanistan is a country on the verge of war and best friends are about to be torn apart. It’s a beautiful afternoon in Kabul, the skies are full of colour and the streets are full of the excitement of a kite flying tournament, but no one can foresee the terrible incident that will shatter their lives forever.  Book here.

Kidz Bop Never Stop Live Tour
Sun 14 April 2024 
Matinee: 5pm.
Sing and dance along with the KIDZ BOP Kids as they perform today’s biggest hits, live on stage including “As It Was,” “About That Time,” “Anti-Hero,” “Green Green Grass,” “Trustfall,” and many more. Book here.

May 2024

La Traviata
Wed 8 – Sat 18 May 2024 
Wed 8, Fri 10, Tue 14, Thurs 16, Sat 18: 7.15pm; Sun 12: 3pm.
This beloved production, which began life at Scottish Opera in 2008, has been seen at opera houses around the world. Violetta Valéry lives on borrowed time. In Paris’ hedonistic high society, she squeezes each day for its joys before her illness catches up with her. When the idealistic young Alfredo offers true love, happiness seems possible – but her past has exacted a price. Book here.

Edward Scisorhands
Tue 21 – Sat 25 May 2024
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Based on the classic Tim Burton movie and featuring the hauntingly beautiful music of Danny Elfman and Terry Davies, Bourne and his New Adventures Company return to this witty, bittersweet story of an incomplete boy left alone in a strange new world.  Book here.

The 39 Steps
Tue 28 May – Sat 1 Jun 2024
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay, complete with stiff-upper-lip, British gung-ho and pencil moustache as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and, of course, devastatingly beautiful women.  Book here.

June 2024

Cluedo 2 – The Next Chapter
Tue 4 – Sat 8 June 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Following the huge success of the smash hit original play and exhausted from standing ovations night after night, Cluedo – the hilarious whodunit – is back on stage in 2024 with a New Chapter. Set in the swinging 1960s, CLUEDO ’2’, is a brand new tale, with a new house, new suspects, and lot of new bodies!  Book here.

Life of Pi
Tue 18 – Sat 22 Jun 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
The acclaimed and hugely popular adaptation of an epic journey of endurance and hope, winner of every award going. Jaw-dropping visuals, magic and world-class puppetry, combine in a unique theatrical event.  Book here.

Luther Live
Sun 30 June 2024
One show: 7.30pm.
The world’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’. Experience all the hits from his amazing career,  fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute Harry Cambridge and his 10-piece band.  Book here.

The Syndicate
Tue 2 – Sat 6 Jul 2024
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Based on Kay Mellor’s hit BBC TV show, The Syndicate is a new stage play that follows five supermarket employees whose lottery syndicate numbers come in, just as their jobs and livelihoods are under threat.  Book here.

Elvis Costello & Steve Nieve
Thurs 5 September 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
The collaboration of Elvis Costello and Steve Nieve has spanned over 45 years, with appearances together on 25 record albums – from Watching The Detectives to The Boy Named If – and on countless stages. Yet twenty years have elapsed since Costello and Nieve made their last full-length appearance in the U.K. at the Cafe de Paris, London in 2004. Book here.

Burlesque The Musical
Wed 22 – Sat 28 Sept 2024
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Welcome to the glamorous, gritty and outrageously fun new musical based on the much-loved hit movie. When Ali heads to the bright lights of New York in search of her mother, she finds herself drawn into a dazzling underground world where the beat of the music and the heat of the dance moves will change her life forever. Book here.

Only Fools & Horses The Musical
Mon 28 Oct – Sat 2 Nov 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Stick a pony in your pocket – The Trotters are back and coming to town! Based on John Sullivan’s legendary television show, this critically acclaimed home-grown musical spectacular features cherished material from Britain’s best loved TV series. Book here.

Disney’s Aladdin
Wed 6 – Sat 30 Nov 2024
Wed – Sat: 7.30pm; Wed & Sat: 2.30pm; Sun: 1pm & 6pm.
One lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Featuring the iconic music by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice – this exuberant production is filled with unforgettable magic, comedy and breath-taking spectacle.  Book here.

Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker
Fri 6 – Mon 30 Dec 2024
Wed – Sat: 7.30pm; Mon, Thurs, Sat/Sun: 2.30pm; Tue 24: 1.30pm.
Follow Clara on a journey through the worlds of her imagination, as she drifts off to sleep on Christmas Eve. She meets the dashing Nutcracker Prince, takes on the larger-than-life Rat King, sees snowflakes dance in the Land of Ice and Snow, and is whisked into the luscious Land of Sweets by the Sugar Plum Fairy! Book here.