What’s on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy.

Glasgow Theatre

Glasgow has many fantastic theatres, including: the Citizens Theatre, the Tron, Kings Theatre, Theatre Royal, the Pavilion and in the West End, Cottiers and Websters Theatre also the wonderful, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, lunchtime theatre at OranMor.

Arts venues such as the Arches and CCA also include performance in their progammes. Watch out for drama and comedy at Glasgow’s many festivals, including, the West End Festival, Merchant City Festival, International Comedy Festival, Glasgay and Scottish Mental Health Festival.

Listings are regularly updated on this page.

Songs of the Silver Screen, OranMor

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18 September, 2018 At OranMor with The Picture House Showband “Lights, camera, action! for an unforgettable night of Hollywood movie magic with the sensational Songs Of The Silver Screen Show – A nostalgic, sentimental journey back to the heyday of Hollywood. Songs Of The Silver Screen brings all the glitz and glamour of the golden […]

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Face Forward University of Glasgow

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29 – 31 August, 2018 Three Days of Contemporary Performance M Litt Theatre Practices Three days of new contemporary performance, created, produced and performed by students on the University of Glasgow MLitt Theatre Practices programme. Gilmorehill Centre, 9 University of Glasgow G12 8QQ Events on Facebook – Full Details  

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NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL RETURNS TO SCOTLAND TO SEARCH FOR STAR ROLES

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SPARKLE & SHINE! NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL Are you a young, budding performer who sparkles and shines on stage? Well, today is your lucky day because the producers of Nativity! The Musical are returning to Scotland to find more children aged 9-12 to star in the Glasgow and Edinburgh leg of the production’s 2018 UK tour. Bright, […]

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 | Filed under: Kids and young people, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Autumn Season,2018, Play, Pie, Pint at OranMor

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PPP’s Autumn season launches on 27th August, 2018 with another 13 brand new plays from the best of Scotland’s writing talent. A hint of what’s to come… Meet ‘The Heatherbelles’ as they hit dry land after 40 years on cruise ships, tip your hats to Flanders & Swann and  tap your toes along with Fred […]

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The Pieman Cometh review by Pat Byrne

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The Pieman Cometh by Bryan Jackson and David Belcher directed by Frank Miller. ‘There’s more to the pie than meets the eye’ Jim and I went through to Edinburgh to catch Bryan Jackson and David Belcher’s play at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. I’d heard a lot of positive comments when it played at OranMor in Glasgow […]

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Thursday, August 2, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Cottiers, Glasgow West End, bar, restaurant, theatre, wedding venue

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Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church built in 1865, it’s one of only three surviving Scottish churches decorated by Daniel Cottier the revolutionary artist-designer. Cottiers offers a range of pleasures: Theatre, Bar, […]

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Opera Bohemia, St John’s-Renfield Church, Glasgow

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Sunday 19 August, 2018 Falstaff Opera Bohemia St John’s-Renfield Church (Beaconsfield Road, G12 0NY Scotland’s professional touring company, Opera Bohemia, is returning to Glasgow with Verdi’s comic masterpiece, The company continues in it’s mission to bring more opera to more people around Scotland and to provide opportunities for young professional singers and musicians. www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5s0OtSl9xo Tickets […]

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Monday, July 23, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Antigone, Websters Theatre

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28 and 29 July, 2018 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ   Rebel Cow Theatre brings you a brand new adaption of Sophocles’ classic Greek tragedy, Antigone, set in the fictional small American town of Thebes in the 1940’s . Chronicling Antigone as she defies her uncle Creon’s stern instruction that her recently […]

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United States of Americana, Cottiers

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30 July 2018 – 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Featuring: Meaghan Blanchard (Canada) Amethyst Kiah (USA) Lucas & King (England) Roseanne Reid (Scotland) Performing in the round. This is a seated event. Tickets £19.50 Adults (0ver 18s)/£16.50 Concessions (ticket prices incl. £1.50 per ticket admin fee which will be added at the checkout) (fee applicable to all tickets, […]

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Word Jazzology hosted by Magi Gibson, Babbity Bowsters, Glasgow

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5 July, 2018 Where literature, comedy and music collide Q: what happens when you put a chanteuse, a comedy writer, a jazz guitarist and his music mates, a novelist and a poet in the upstairs room of a Glasgow bar? A: word jazzology with Ian Macpherson – holding it all together. Or not. Sigh. Christine […]

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Cranhill Carmen, OranMor, West End Festival 2018

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Mini Musicals at OranMor Oran Mor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX Monday 25 June – Saturday 30 June, 2018 £12.50 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri / £10 Wed / £14 Sat Cranhill Carmen by Benny Young. It’s Glasgow. Mid 1950s. The story of Carmen McGurn, a tobacco factory worker. She meets two men late at […]

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Bard in the Botanics West End Festival 2018

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Bard In The Botanics Wed 20 – Sat 30 June, 2018  7:45pm  Botanic Gardens £20 / £15 conc Buy tickets See full details Scotland’s biggest and best loved Shakespeare festival returns to Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens with the “Star-cross’d Lovers” season, celebrating love in its various forms. The season opens with “Romeo and Juliet” and “Antony […]

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The National Theatre of Scotland presents: The Reason I Jump, West End Festival 2018

At The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow  11 to 23 June 2018                        Opening performance on 12 June 2018 at 7pm. Part of the West End Festival Booking details See Local Ticket Offer The Reason I Jump Based on the book by Naoki Higashida,translated […]

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A Fair Tale about a Fairy Trade, Websters Theatre

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29 & 30 June, 2018 Tickets £13.50 Adults/£11.50 Concessions (ticket prices incl. £1.50 per ticket admin fee which will be added at the checkout) (fee applicable to all tickets, including tickets bought on the day) ‘A Fair Tale about a Fairy Trade’ a controversial new musical focusing on taboo issues of sex slavery, exploitation and abuse. […]

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Budapest Cafe Orchestra at Websters Theatre

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Friday 22 June, 2018 – 8 p.m. Tickets £16.50 Adults/£15.50 Concessions (ticket prices incl. £1.50 per ticket admin fee which will be added at the checkout) (fee applicable to all tickets, including tickets bought on the day) The BCO is a music-driven phenomenon, a specialist performance-entertainment outfit, certified to enthral audiences everywhere. The infectious energy of the […]

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OranMor, Summer Panto 2018

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Pure Freezin’ Monday, 02 July, 2018 — Saturday, 21 July, 2018 By Andy McGregor Cast: George Drennan, Hannah Howie, Rebekah Lumsden, Tom Urie Widow Swanky has never been prouder. Her darling daughter Elsie is to become Lord Provost of Glasgow and nothing, not even the scheming Mayor of Cumbernauld, is going to get in her […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Into The Woods, Websters Theatre

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16 and 17 June, 2018 Theatre Studio are a local Theatre School in the West End of Glasgow and are delighted to bring ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’ and ‘Into The Woods’ to Websters Theatre, Glasgow. Shakespeare’s famous play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ sees the plight of 4 young lovers, a group of madcap amateur dramatics, […]

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A TRIP DOWN PENE LANE  (The Hidden Story), West End Festival 2018

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One woman’s journey from the Convent to the start of Old Age (according to the Japanese) Pene Herman-Smith tells her story in Verse, Movement and Lies with the help of Angel Cards and a Thank You Tree. To enjoy the Gallery space numbers will be limited, but in true Opening Tradition a glass of wine […]

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Take A Walk On The Weill Side, West End Festival 2018

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Saturday 9 June, 2018–  7:45pm St Mary’s Cathedral, 300 Great Western Road, G4 9J £15.00, concession £12.50 Kurt Weill was one of the greatest theatre showmen of his day. He wrote music of biting satire and wit, with stories of cruel, calculating women battling against the politics of wartorn Europe. His genius endures with classics […]

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The First Dance, A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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May 21st – 26th, 2018 OranMor. Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX by Martin McCormick Doors 12.pm (12.30pm Mondays) Show starts 1pm Unreserved seating The First Dance. It’s very important, they say. So let’s make it memorable. Romantic. Professionally choreographed to “I Had the Time of my Life” from Dirty Dancing. Rhona likes a challenge. […]

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Sunday, May 20, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Heidi Talbot and John McCusker at Cottiers

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15 June, 2018 As well as being married, John McCusker and Heidi Talbot are two of the best-known names on the folk music scene. They have been playing in each other’s bands, touring and writing songs together as well as recording on solo albums for ten years now. Their schedules must be an annual challenge, […]

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Godspell, Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

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29 – 31 May, 2018 Prepare ye! The classic Broadway show Godspell, from the composer of Wicked, Children of Eden, and Pippin, comes to Glasgow. With an exhilarating score, blending pop, rock, folk and classic musical theatre, Godspell breathes new life into the story of the Passion. Addressing contemporary and topical issues, this production tells […]

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New Hacks, Satire, OranMor

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Putting the satire back into the Saltire 22 May, 2018 – 8 p.m. From Rikki Brown the writer of the long running hit topical radio show Watson’s Wind Up, a fresh take on the news and those making the news, with a smattering of side swipes at life in general in 21st century Scotland. Running […]

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Thursday, May 10, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Into The Woods, Pantheon Club, Websters Theatre, Glasgow

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15 – 19 May, 2018 Into the Woods Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by James Lapine This Tony Award-winning musical takes everyone’s favourite storybook characters and brings them together for a trip you’ll never forget The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to […]

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Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

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16 May 2018 – 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm What more can you say about these two stellar musicians, now embarking on their 31st year of working together Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham have established themselves as the epitome of excellence in the world of traditional music. Mike Russell of the Glasgow Herald has described […]

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Sparkle & Shine! Nativity! The Musical Seeks Children Across The UK For Star Roles           

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Are you a young, budding performer who sparkles and shine on stage? Well, today’s your lucky day because the producers of Natvity! The Musical are on the look-out for children aged 9-12 star in the Scottish leg of the production’s 2018 UK tour. Bright, young stars from across the country will have a chance to […]

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The Doll Doctor Govanhill Theatre, Southside Festival 2018

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Govanhill Theatre Presents THE DOLL DOCTOR by Glenwyn Parry 14th – 19 May 20187:30pm – 9:15pm The English language premiere of the ‘Saer Doliau’, translated by David Brown. Jones goes about his business mending dolls in his workshop until The Girl arrives unannounced. Taking control of running the workshop, she appoints an apprentice The Boy. Both […]

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Cottiers – Bar, Restaurant, Theatre, Glasgow West End

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Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ What’s On At Cottiers Leiper’s Attic – New restaurant at Cottiers  – See the menu Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in  Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church, it is one of only three surviving Scottish churches famously decorated […]

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Rotunda Comedy Club, Fundraiser for Epilepsy Scotland

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Gary Little with Jamie Dalgleish, Chris Henry, Billy Kirkwood, Imran McCann Thursday 17th May at 7:00pm “A night of hilarious stand-up comedy with local acts Billy Kirkwood – Comedian, Big Gary Little, Jamie Dalgleish Comedy and Chris Henry comedian! Doors will open at 7 pm and show starts at 7:45 pm. Looking at a 10:30 […]

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Gary Lamont, OranMor – Dropping The Soap

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Gary Lamont: Dropping The Soap at Òran Mór! 12 April, 2018 7 p.m. Following a smash hit, sellout run at the Gilded Balloon last summer, we are bringing the magic of Gary Lamont: Dropping the Soap! to Òran Mór on 12th April 2018! After eight years on BBC’s popular Scottish soap opera ‘River City’, Gary’s left his […]

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