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.

Six and a Tanner, One Man Play by Rony Bridges

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17 October, 2018, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX With Alex Wilkie On the eve of his father’s funeral that no one will attend, Joe wants a word with him. “A rollercoaster ride of emotions that will make you laugh and make you cry and laugh again” £8/£10 […]

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Sunday, October 14, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Cultural Diversity Showcase, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Black History Month

Friday 19 October, 2018, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland RCS Cultural Diversity Showcase The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland brings to BHM 2018 a night of performance from its diverse and international student body, showcasing music, drama, dance and spoken word. This is a night of creativity from one of the world’s […]

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Colin Dunne: Concert The Tramway

12 and 13 October, 2018 – 8.30pm Location: Tramway 25 Albert Dr, Glasgow G41 2PE £14/£9 (transaction fees: £1 online, £1.50 by phone) Book Online » Or buy tickets from our box office on 0845 330 3501 presented by Once Off Productions Two artists united by a deep appreciation of tradition yet compelled by their desire to […]

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Monday, October 8, 2018 | Filed under: Dance, 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. Lunchtime theatre at OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 8QX SEE THE PROGRAMME King Keich by Louise Welsh 22 – 27 October, 2018 IT WISNAE ME by Alan Bissett Mon, 01 […]

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“20 Seaward Street” Rehearsed Singing, The Drygate Glasgow

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6th and 7 October, 2018 Drygate, 85 Drygate, Glasgow G4 0UT “20 Seaward Street” is an unconventional fusion of opera, musical hall and jazz performed in Glaswegian vernacular by an international cast exploring what it is to be migrant. Set in 1960 it follows the fate of one family as they prepare to migrate from […]

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Broadway in the Bar, OranMor

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7 October, 2018 at 4 p.m. – Start time 5 p.m. OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX Insideout Productions proudly present BROADWAY IN THE BAR an afternoon of the best of Broadway! Join a first class professional cast as they sing songs from Wicked, Les Miserables, Grease… and more. Brought to you by the […]

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Get A Life, Websters Theatre

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18th-20th October 2018 @ 7:30 pm A dynamic and thought -provoking world premiere written by author and playwright David Henry Wilson, ‘Get A Life ‘ features actors John Shedden and Finlay McLean. By Splinters Productions – ‘a well-established touring theatre, running for more than 20 years, consisting of seasoned, professional actors bringing performances to delight […]

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Yer Tea’s Oot, Websters Theatre

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21 September 2018 – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm As we say round here: ‘If they drap yin, yer tea’s oot!‘. A cabaret evening of top entertainment that also celebrates the story of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), Scotland’s part in that […]

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An Evening With Mark Beaumont at Cottiers

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Tuesday 18 September, 2018 – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Around the World in 80 Days by Mark Beaumont Mark Beaumont set out to make this Victorian fiction a two wheeled reality. Having smashed the circumnavigation cycling World Record twice in his career, he now holds this 18,000 mile title in a time of 78 days […]

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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. WHAT’S ON AT COTTIERS Cottiers offers a range […]

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Six and a Tanner, OranMor

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Wednesday 17 October, 2018 OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8AX Rony Bridges play Six and A Tanner will be on for one night only Wed 17th Oct at the Oran Mor. Part of the proceeds will be going to Starchild Charity. Get yourself there or be square. It’s going to be amazing with Alex Wilkie taking […]

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Romeo and Juliet, Theatre Royal Glasgow

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19 – 23 March, 2019 What if your first true love was someone you’d been told to hate? Ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents, two young people will risk everything to be together. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change. […]

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Short Attention Span Theatre Glasgow

5 and 6th September, 2018 Six plays for £6 Six short plays by Rachelle Atalla, Derek Banner, Kevin Blackwell, Tom Brogan, Alison Gray and Thomas Laycock. Old Hairdressers, Renfield Lane, Glasgow G2 5AR Tickets are available from See tickets.com Event on Facebook

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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

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

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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