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.

Maria Doyle Kennedy, Cottiers

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Sunday 20 October, 2019,  5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Maria Doyle Kennedy has established herself as one of Ireland’s most prolific artists and entertainers. As a musician, she is well known for her worldwide hit folk albums Mutter and Sing (feat:John Prine, Damien Rice, Paul Brady) ‘Maria Live captures the singer at her impressive best: […]

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Wilkie’s World, Websters Theatre

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12 – 14 September, 2019 “Wilkie’s World” is a comedy play which follows the life of a young disabled man with Cerebral Palsy in his efforts to break into the comedy circuit. It’s hard enough making it in the world of stand up comedy, but it’s even worse when you can’t actually stand up! A […]

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Smalltown – Pantheon at Websters

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8 – 12 October, 2019 Pantheon are back at Webster’s Theatre Glasgow with the Scottish Comedy SMALLTOWN by Johnny McKnight, Douglas Maxwell and DC Jackson. Smalltown is a dark, dynamic and delightfully outrageous wee Scottish comedy telling the story of what happens when contaminated water (‘Rabbie Juice’) causes extraordinary events to happen to ordinary people, […]

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Sunday, August 11, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Farmer Michael and Kathleen at Cottiers

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“We’ll Never Get On The Tele Tour” Sunday 06 October 2019 – 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm Cottiers Viral comedy sensations Farmer Michael And Kathleen arrive at Cottiers with their own unique take on music, satire, madness and carefully crafted chaos like only they can master! They have gained cult statue due to their hilarious Everton videos […]

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Friday, August 9, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Glasgow R&B Society: Rab Noakes & Fraser Speirs Cottiers

September 6 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm |£10 Buy tickets online! After the successful relaunch in May, the Glasgow R&B Society are back with their second night featuring Scottish Blues roots legends Rab Noakes & Fraser Speirs who have created a special setlist just for the Society featuring classic Rhythm & Blues tracks from through the […]

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Mary Irvine’s Blog: Bruce Biddolph Outstanding as ‘The Inquisitor’

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Peter Arnott’s play ‘The Inquisitor’ was recently performed by Bruce Biddolph at the Alexandria Library . The audience sat in a semi-circle in front of a table. A man entered. His dress implied he was someone of importance. An official, maybe. Collar, tie, smart jacket and trousers, highly polished shoes. The table became an office […]

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Alien 3: The Unfilmed Script

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3 – 5 October, 2019 – 7.30 p.m. Presented by Shows on a Shoestring and Scare Scotland… Alien 3 was a notoriously troubled movie production which went through several scripts and directors, even before filming began. This script is the most bizarre of the many they didn’t use and now it’s live on stage! After […]

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Friday, July 26, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Antony and Cleopatra, Websters Theatre

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10/08/2019 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm In this adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic, Antony and Cleopatra, Rebel Cow Theatre challenges tradition with a female Mark Antony and a male Cleopatra. A cast of eight actors tell the story of Mark Antony, one of three rulers of the Roman Empire who neglects her duties in Rome […]

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Loving The Enemy, Websters Theatre

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29 – 31 July, 2019 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm Upstairs in The Playhouse Unfortunately this venue is not wheelchair accessible. 12+ Only Hugo’s in No Man’s Land. Born and raised in Scotland, he’s miles away from his family’s Italian roots but Britain has become a hostile place for his community, demonised when Italy sides […]

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Mother Courage and Her Children by Tom Leonard

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Sunday 11 August, 2019 7 p.m. A rehearsed reading of Brecht’s 1939 antiwar play, in a new translation by Glasgow poet Tom Leonard, who sadly passed away this year. Directed by and featuring Tam Dean Burn, with musical direction by Leo Condie. Full of memorable characters, sardonic humour and wonderful songs, set by Paul Dessau. […]

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Dark Vanilla Jungle Websters

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 22 July 2019 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Tickets only available from: COMAR Andrea keeps getting asked if she’s ashamed. Is she ashamed of what she did to the soldier? Is she ashamed of what she did to the baby? But Andrea’s not ashamed at all. And she wants to tell you why… A beautiful and […]

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Sunday, July 14, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

The Magic Circus, Websters Theatre

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21 July, 2019 2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. Roll up, Roll up, the magic circus is a fun, colourful circus themed magic show for all the family. Everyone from age 3-93 is sure to love this hilarious magic show. Magic – Puppets – Comedy and free balloon model for every child! Tickets are £6.00 per […]

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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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The Merry Widow – Opera Bohemia

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Sunday 18th August, 2019 7.30pm St John’s-Renfield Church, Glasgow (G12 0NY)   Opera Bohemia, Scotland’s professional touring company celebrates its 10th anniversary with one of the world’s best loved operettas, The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár. Set in the romantic city of Paris, various suitors squabble and fight to win the hand of the recently […]

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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 Websters is fascinating and gorgeous – see the gallery. 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 […]

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Chris Forbes, The Stand Glasgow

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7 July, 2019  6 p.m. Chris Forbes, star of BBC hit comedy Scot Squad, returns to tell you the extraordinary tale of how he met a man who claimed to be the son of God. ‘He’s brilliant company – honest, insightful, very funny’ **** Scotsman ‘Definitely not one to miss, seeing Forbes was an absolute treat’ […]

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The Thursday Show at The Stand, West End Festival 2019

Thursday 20 and 27 June, 2019 at 7:30pm  The Stand Comedy Club 333 Woodlands Rd, G3 6NG The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two-hour stand-up showcase. Featuring our ace comperes, the best headliners on the circuit, several support acts and a short spot for a newcomer. Great show and great value as its […]

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A Stab in the Dark : Murder on Byres Road West End Festival 2019

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Thursday 20 June, 2019 7:30pm  Curler’s Rest, 256-260 Byres Rd, G12 8SH A great night of interactive theatre from Halo Arts for those looking for something a bit different to do at the West End Festival.    Gather at 7.30pm, ends at 10pm. Tickets £24 plus booking fee (includes one drink and buffet) . Buy […]

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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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