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.

The Stand Comedy Club Christmas Specials 2018

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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIALS (10-15th Dec) Next week we have a belter of a line-up for you for our Christmas Specials (Mon – Sat) Featuring Susie McCabe Comedy, Kai Humphries,Christopher Macarthur-Boyd, Stephen Buchanan Comedy and host Raymond Mearns.  Forget wearing paper hats and eating over-priced turkey – instead come and get some Christmas cheer from the very best comics at […]

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Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas, OranMor

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19 – 30 December, 2018 OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX Back by popular demand… the delightful Doris, Dolly & The Dressing Room Divas! The sell out hit of 2016s Edinburgh Festival returns home to Òran Mór festooned with 5 star reviews for 10 evening performances in December… “one of the most brilliant […]

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Friday, December 7, 2018 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Britney and the Beast, Websters Theatre

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4 December 2018 – 5 January, 2019 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ From the Producers that brought you last years smash hit family pantomime Jackie and the Baked Bean Stock. Insideout Theatre productions Ltd, in association with Websters Theatre Glasgow proudly presents Britney and the Beast by Paul Harper-Swan Join Britney and […]

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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 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 famously decorated by Daniel Cottier, the revolutionary artist-designer when […]

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So Long Farewell – The Apollo Players

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Adelaides 209 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4HZ Apollo Players – Glasgows Oldest Theatre Company TIickets Contacct   Paula Watt, Tickets Secretary 07746 951 570 email: paulawatt@blueyonder.co.uk Performance Prices, Dates and Times Wednesday  14th November – Friday 16 November 7.30 p.m. £18 adult  £12 child Saturday 17 November 2.30p.m. £18 adult £12 child SAT 17th NOVEMBER £18 […]

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Oklahoma, Kings Theatre Glasgow

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GLASGOW LIGHT OPERA CLUB PRESENTS TUESDAY 13-SATURDAY 17 NOVEMBER The Glasgow Light Opera Club is proud to present their production of the much-loved classic, Oklahoma! The popular story tells of farm girl Laurey Williams’ struggle to choose between two rival suitors – cowboy Curly McLain and the sinister farmhand Jud Fry. Oklahoma! was the first […]

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

It Is Easy To Be Dead, OranMor

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Dates: 11th – 14th November, 7.30pm Show Starts: 7.30pm (Doors open 7pm) Bréon Rydell in association with Neu! Reekie! presents IT IS EASY TO BE DEAD by Neil McPherson Based on the poetry, letters and brief life of Charles Hamilton Sorley Directed by Liz Carruthers Following a sell-out West End run where it was nominated for an […]

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Cabildo: a chamber opera by Amy Beach at Cottiers

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Tuesday 20th November, 2018 7.30pm European Premiere! Cottiers Theatre, 93 – 95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU In Europe for the first time and for one night only, Amy Beach’s Cabildo (1932) takes audiences on an enchanting journey of pirates against state power. Told through dream sequences from the modern day, Cabildo recounts the miraculous escape […]

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The Cripple of Inishman, Websters Theatre

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At Websters Theatre, Glasgow until Saturday 3 November, 2018 7.30 – 10.00 p.m. Websters, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9HZ Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in 1934, The Cripple of Inishmaan is a strange comic tale in the great tradition of Irish storytelling.Tickets £15 Adults/£13 Concessions/£13 Children (ticket […]

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Thursday, November 1, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Scottish Ensemble – Prelude – skydiving from a dream (with Andersson Dance)The Tramway

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Bach, Lutosławski, Beethoven. Order, Chaos, Adventure. 8 and 9 November, 2018 The Tramway, 75 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE Join Scottish Ensemble and Andersson Dance for the world premiere of their second collaboration. Musicians and dancers blur their roles and break the rules in this new co-production exploring the very human paradox at the root […]

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King Keich at OranMor by Louise Welsh review by Pat Byrne

King Keigh, A Play, A Pie and A Pint Directed by Paul Brotherstone Beyond absurd, King Keich brought mayhem to the stage at Play, Pie and Pint, OranMor.  We meet the flamboyant Keich, game-show host (Grant O’Rourke) as he prepares for his ‘Open the Box’ television show.  When he boasts of the large audience his […]

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Sunday, October 28, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Dementia Friendly ‘Still Alice’ Theatre Royal

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(Photograph: Eva Pope, Sharon Small & Ruth Ollman in STILL ALICE, credit Geraint Lewis) Thursday 15 November, 2018 2.30 p.m. Theatre Royal Glasgow, 282 Hope St, Glasgow G2 3QA Theatre Royal, Glasgow is to hold a Dementia Friendly performance of Still Alice next month as part of the venue’s ongoing commitment to providing an accessible […]

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

The Bodyguard Musical and Themed Karaoke, Theatre Royal

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Alexandra Burke will star in The Bodyguard at Theatre Royal 3 – 29 December, 2018 Theatre Royal,282 Hope St, Glasgow G2 3QA WE WANNA SING WITH SOMEBODY! > THEATRE ROYAL TO HOST “THE BODYGUARD” THEMED KARAOKE AS HIT MUSICAL KICKS OFF UK TOUR IN GLASGOW THIS CHRISTMAS SING ALONGS WILL TAKE PLACE AFTER EVENING WEEKEND […]

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

A Play, Pie and A Pint: King Keich, OranMor by Louise Welsh

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22 – 27 October, 2018 OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX Cast: Grant O’Rourke, Meghan Tyler and Alasdair Hankinson By Louise Welsh | Directed By Paul Brotherston It is the age of King Keich! Game show host King Keich rises to the highest position in the land bringing chaos, mayhem & mass murder in his […]

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Monday, October 22, 2018 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

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

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