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.

Dusty Won’t Play at OranMor, West End Festival

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17 – 22 June, 2019 at 1 pm  Oran Mor top of Byres Road, G12 8QX A Play, A Pie and A Pint at West End Festival  Tickets: £12.50 (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) £10 (Wed) £14 (Sat). Buy tickets It’s 1964 and Dusty Springfield is at the height of her fame, scoring hits in the […]

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Chicago Websters Theatre

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“Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts”…so begins the international award winning musical, CHICAGO. Based on real life events in the roaring 1920s, wannabe nightclub singer Roxie Hart shoots her lover and along with sultry prison rival, Velma Kelly, they fight to keep from death […]

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Big Choir Concert at Cottiers

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Wednesday 26 June, 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Anchoired Taste Community Choir Rock Us Community Choir ZigZag Community Choir Accompanied by Lou Hickey and the Lovebites. Come along and hear a BIG choir sing BIG songs!!!!!! Join Achoired Taste Community Choir, Rock Us Community Choir, and Zig Zag Community Choir and help raise money for the […]

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Last Tango In Little Titwood West End Festival

Wednesday 12 June & Thursday 13 June, 2019 at 7:30pm Two one act plays Burnbank Bowling Club, 235 Woodlands Road, G3 6NN£8 Green Place Theatre company presents two one act comedy gems. Last Tango in Little Titwood features a motley crew of am-drammers determined to stay afloat despite the odds. Will their director’s cunning plan save them from […]

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Ida Tamson at OranMor – West End Festival

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Oran Mor, top of Byres Road, G12 8QX 12 – 15 June at 1 p.m. Tickets: £12.50 (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) £10 (Wed) £14 (Sat). Part of West End Festival If they gave them out for brave service during the Drug Wars Ida Tamson would have a Victoria Cross. Her daughter died of an OD […]

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Da Capo Alba guitar and mandolin orchestra Cottiers

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Sunday 16 June 2019 – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow, G11 5PU Part of West End Festival 2019 Da Capo Alba is Scotland’s award-winning guitar and mandolin orchestra. The concert programme will cover a wide range of musical tastes from folk, popular and classical music. The orchestra has performed throughout the UK and abroad […]

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What the Animals Say – Play, Pie and Pint, OranMor

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June 3rd – 8th, 2019 Part of West End Festival What the Animals Say by David Ireland Cast: Kevin Lennon & Jordan Young The waiting room for the Stranraer to Belfast ferry. Two old schoolfriends bump into each other. Jimmy Culver is an out of work actor on his way to the biggest audition of […]

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OLIVER! Websters Theatre

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16 June, 2019 1 p.m. – 2.30 p.m. LA Stage School is excited to present Oliver! With music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, need we say more? Everyone’s much loved musical hit brought to you by the talented students of LA Stage School (Age range 3yrs-16yrs). This is a show not to be missed! You […]

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A GOOD NIGHT OUT Websters Theatre

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13 – 15 June, 2019 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm Presented by Theatre School of Scotland. Scotland’s leading performing arts school, presents a variety extravaganza with extracts from: Legally Blonde JNR, We Will Rock You, 13 The Musical, Men Should Weep, High School Musical JNR & Shrek JNR. Tickets are £15.50 including a £1.50 booking […]

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The Pieman Cometh  Oran Mor West End Festival 2019

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Friday 7 June 7:00pm Oran Mor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX £12 www.oran-mor.co.uk The Pieman Cometh by Bryan Jackson and David Belcher A comedy about the addiction and insanity of Scottish Football based on the experiences of being the Administrator of 7 football clubs.Alan Ledger didn’t want the limelight…..he didn’t want the praise. Unfortunately […]

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SoundRoutes Singers Live, Cottiers

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Thursday, 13 June, 2019 Part of West End Festival SoundRoutes Singers Live! features a choir of 60+ singers performing an inspiring blend of pop, gospel, folk and reggae songs. Creative arrangements generate a powerful sound with energising harmonies. The programme includes a carefully crafted selection of popular songs, surprise numbers and special guest, BBC broadcaster […]

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13 THE MUSICAL, Websters Theatre

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6 – 8 June, 2019 7.15 p.m. – 10.15 p.m. A hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that ‘cool’ is sometimes where we least expect it. Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, (Parade, The Last […]

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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 Graduation Menu at Cottiers Reservations telephone: 0141 357 5825 Leiper’s Attic at Cottiers   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 […]

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The Dark Carnival: Unplugged

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1st June, 2019 VANISHING POINT AND A NEW INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION Newcomers to the afterlife discover that death is not actually the end. THIS PRODUCTION TAKES PLACE AT SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM (225 SCOTLAND STREET, G5 8QB) The Dark Carnival: Unplugged is an intimate music and theatre show: with songs, storytelling and a free (though not compulsory!) glass of […]

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West End Festival: The Luthiers’ Concert Websters Theatre

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Tuesday 4 June, 2019 7 p.m. £6 + £1.50 BF/ Conc. £3.50 + BF www.glasgowclyde.ac.uk An evening of live music featuring an eclectic mixture of folk, blues, ragtime, and classical tunes played by three outstanding musicians: Steve Hicks, Anne Chaurand & Ciorstaidh Beaton. The musicians will be performing on guitars and a harp made by […]

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Unconventional, Websters Theatre

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Friday 31 May, 2019  7.30pmSaturday 1 June 2.30pm and 7.30pm Websters Theatre £8/£10 (Including Booking Fee) www.bickeringtheatre.com Bickering Theatre presents an original play by Matthew Barton. Unconventional. ‘’With a stolen ship and a less than willing companion, ‘famous’ time traveller Baz Geddis crashes the … Second Time Traveller’s Convention?’’ Suggested age 14+ Buy tickets Part […]

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Websters Glasgow, Theatre and Restaurant

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Websters Theatre,416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ Telephone:0141 357 4000 Email: hello@webstersglasgow.com Websters Bar/Bistro What’s On Websters Theatre Websters Theatre is part of the refurbished Lansdowne Parish Church – the beautiful and historic A-listed building built in 1863 by the architect John Honeyman. The theatre and adjoining bistro/bar is named after Alf Webster, who […]

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Play Pie and Pint Summer Panto 2019

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Òran Mór Summer Panto Announced – Dracula: Revamped by John & James Kielty… 2 – 20 July, 2019 . (Mondays – Saturdays) OranMor DRACULA IS PAN-BREID! Or IS he?  For MINA is turning into a VAMPIRE and JONATHAN is worried.  Returning to Transylvania, they find DAME IGORETTE in a wretched state: with no VAMPIRE to […]

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Friday, May 3, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

The Tailor of Inverness WebstersTheatre

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4 May, 2019 – 7.30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Dogstar Theatre Company presents THE TAILOR OF INVERNESS Krawiec z Invernessu Written and performed by Matthew Zajac With Jonny Hardie/Gavin Marwick on violin Directed by Ben Harrison Designed by Ali Maclaurin Musical direction by Jonny Hardie & Gavin Marwick Matthew Zajac’s international hit show about his […]

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Ian Macpherson, Comedy Writing Workshop

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Saturday 11 May 2.00pm to 4.00pm Free Comedy Writing Workshop with Ian Macpherson Garnethill Multicultural Centre 21 Rose Street Glasgow G3 6RE Limited places. FREE but donation (£2 suggested) towards room hire appreciated To book a place on this workshop please email ailieroanne@live.co.uk ‘One of the most creative and intelligent comedians I’ve ever seen’  The […]

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American Idiot, Kings Theatre Glasgow

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28 May – 1 June Green Day‘s explosive rock musical, American Idiot, returns to Glasgow marking the show’s 10th anniversary and the 15th anniversary of the Grammy Award winning original album. American Idiot the musical returns to mark the show’s 10th anniversary and the 15th anniversary of the Grammy Award winning original album. A tale […]

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Saturday, April 6, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Nick Harper: 58 Fordwych Road

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Friday, 12 April, 2019 – 8 p.m. CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD 58 Fordwych Road is an all new show that centres around a living room in a flat in Kilburn, London in the 1960s . The abode of up and coming singer songwriter Roy Harper and his wife Mocy was an after […]

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | Filed under: Gig Guide, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

The Pieman Cometh by David Belcher and Bryan Jackson, OranMor

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7 June, 2019, 7.30 p.m. OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX The Pieman Cometh A comedy by Bryan Jackson and David Belcher about the addiction and insanity of Scottish Football based on the experiences of being the Administrator of 7 football clubs. Alan Ledger didn’t want the limelight…..he didn’t want the praise. Unfortunately he […]

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Spangled Cabaret at The Blue Arrow

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Monday, 1 April, 2019 The Blue Arrow, 323 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3HW SPANGLED CABARET (This month brought to you by the letter ‘L’) LOUISE RUTKOWSKI LILY LAVEY LUKI LACY RAIN WILD CARD KITTY IMOGEN STIRLING THE THRILLUSIONIST- MAGIC DAVE AND MORE! £6. Doors 8:30pm, show starts at 9pm. Tickets available here: Buy tickets Spangled […]

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Filed under: Gig Guide, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Glasgow Comedy Festival Short Attention Span Theatre

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Tuesday, 26 March and Wednesday 27 March 2019 CCA Short Attention Span Theatre have been producing short plays in Glasgow and Edinburgh since 2015. For this show they present four longer pieces created for the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. The plays are written by Karen Barclay, Tom Brogan, Catriona Duggan and acclaimed author Chris McQueer. £10/£8 Book tickets online 0844 […]

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Phil Differ: Me OranMor

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Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival 23 March, 2019 Doors 7 p.m. 8 p.m. start The new show ‘Me’ is about what makes us, us, the ‘us’ in this case being me. So, basically, what I’m saying is, it’s a show called ‘Me’ and by sheer coincidence, me is what ‘Me’ is all about. Having […]

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In For A Penny, Websters Theatre

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28 – 31 March, 2019, 8.30 p.m. Websters Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival Libby McArthur (River City, The Steamie) in a hilarious one woman show about how she nearly went to prison for six weeks… FOR PARKING TICKETS! A play about how easy it is for any of us to free-fall out of our cosy existences […]

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News Hacks, Oran Mor

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21 March, 2019 7 pm. start 8 p.m. OranMor Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival Putting the satire back into the Saltire. 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 […]

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Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary, Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2019

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15 and 16 March, 2019 Fresh from opening for Ricky Gervais and Bill Burr on tour, Sean McLoughlin (“the best comedian you haven’t heard of yet” Time Out) takes his acclaimed, smash hit show, Hail Mary, on the road. The human race is at a crossroads: On one path lies the future, with its twitchy […]

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Rich Hall’s Hoedown Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2019

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15 and 16 March 2019 The Garage Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever. His BBC Four documentaries have built him a new legion of followers, as have appearances on Have I Got News For You and QI. But if you’ve only ever seen […]

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