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.

Scenes for Survival Courier Culture

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National Theatre for Scotland 8th July, 2020 – 9 p.m. A rookie fast food bike courier races the clock as he navigates the streets of post-Covid Glasgow. Pondering his new status as a Key Worker – and dreaming of something even bigger – he plots his way across a daunting new landscape, featuring abusive customers, […]

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Short Attention Span Theatre during Lockdown

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Six Writers, Six Actors, Six Monologues With live shows on hold throughout April, 2020 Short Attention Span Theatre put out a show on YouTube. Six writers were given six actors to write monologues for. WRITERS OPEN CALL FOR MAY PROGRAMME SUBMIT BY 1 MAY – full details www.shortattentionspantheatre.co.uk  

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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/ COTTIERS – TAKEAWAY – BOTTLE SHOP – GARDEN REOPENING INFO. Also Deliveries by UberEats 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 […]

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Sweet Charity, Websters Theatre

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30 April – 2 May, 2020 Websters Theatre, 415 Great Western Road, G3 9HZ Green Door Theatre is a Glasgow-based performing arts company. After receiving rave audience reviews for their debut production of Sondheim’s Assassins in April 2019, they are thrilled to return to Websters Theatre in 2020 with Bob Fosse’s rarely-performed 60s classic Sweet […]

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Compañía Maria “la Serrana” Santuario, Cottiers, Glasgow

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21 April, 2020, 7.30 p.m. – 8.45 p.m. Flamenco from the soul of sacred Andalucia Juan José Amador – voice Pepe de Pura – voice María “la Serrana” – dance Luis Amador – guitar Antonio Moreno  Polito” – special guest dance Gabriela Pousa from local Flamenco Academia will be a special guest dancer! Flamenco dancer […]

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | Filed under: Dance, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Connect Choir, Cottiers Theatre

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3 April, 2020 Cottiers, 3-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow, G11 5PU Connect, one of Scotland’s top contemporary choirs, as they sing in celebration of four years of Connect Choir Glasgow. See them perform a selection of their favourite soul, gospel and rock repertoire – from Adele to Chaka Khan, Aerosmith to Pink. Opening the show, Paisley […]

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Monday, March 9, 2020 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Christina Bianco – ‘Diva-filled Show’ at Cottiers

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Sunday 31 May, 2020,  8.00 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. Cottiers Theatre, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow, G11 5PU Christina Bianco Brings New ‘Diva-filled’ Show to Glasgow Internationally acclaimed vocalist Christina Bianco is set to perform in Glasgow with an evening of music, comedy and hilarious impressions. New Yorker Christina became a YouTube sensation with her ‘diva’ […]

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Tron Creative Presents: Table Read 6

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17 March, 2020 Tron Theatre,  63 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HB A showcase for unseen scripts from exciting new writers. At Table Read, we invite the audience to sit in on a round table reading of a new play we believe will one day be a classic. Table Read 06 THOSE WHO LOVE US Written by Sam Rowe […]

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Friday, March 6, 2020 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Rabbie: Scotland’s Superstar – Websters Theatre

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7th and 8th May, 2020 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ Captivate Theatre celebrate the life of Robert Burns, Scotland’s ploughman poet, saintly sinner and genius.  Frequently hilarious, often poignant and always witty, this musical celebration takes Rabbie Burns off the shortbread tin and brings him to full-blooded, all action life. See […]

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Underwood Lane by John Byrne, The Tron

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2 – 18 July, 2020 Tron Theatre Company in a co-production with Renfrewshire Leisure presents Underwood Lane – new musical play by John Byrne. Director: Andy Arnold ‘Underwood Lane – the Winter sun hangs like a suppurating boil glued to a giant sheet of dirty asbestos above the blackened tenements that rear up from the […]

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Don’t Stop Me Now, The Tron

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1 April, 2020 “A beautifully warm and moving human connection enabling me to drop more into myself.” Following a successful programme of Flames Guerrilla Sessions, The Flames return with Don’t Stop Me Now – a fully-rehearsed performance which challenges the taboos surrounding ageing. Taking artistic and thematic risks, Don’t Stop Me Now is a celebration of the superb stories […]

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Runner by Chris McQueer

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25 March, 2020 The Tron Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival  From the award-winning author of Hings and HWFG comes a brand-new play for the Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2020. Chris McQueer takes a look at social media celebrity culture with the story of Scotland’s most famous influencer, Agnes Aratoria. Unable to walk down the street without phones being pointed […]

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New Works Festival at Websters Theatre

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24, 25 and 26 February, 2020 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow G4 9HZ New Works is a festival of brand new writing from Student Theatre at Glasgow (STAG). Each night consists of one short and one long play; written, directed and performed by STAG members. New Works is an opportunity for writers […]

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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 more images in 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. […]

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East Dunbartonshire Schools Jazz Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble Easter Concert

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24 March, 2020, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Cottiers Theatre, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow, G11 5PU The Jazz Orchestra will perform Standards and Big Band Classics featuring compositions by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Dexter Gordon and many more! The Percussion Ensemble will feature a huge array of Tuned and Untuned percussion […]

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Tram Direct presents ‘Islets of Silence’ (The C Word)

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TRAM Direct presents “Islets of Silence” (The C Word) in partnership with pancreatic cancer. Written and directed by Isobel Barrett. The Gourley family of four enjoy life. Yes, they have their ups and downs, but their closeness is never in doubt. All this changes when a member of the family is diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. […]

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The Three Gospels of Jimmy Reid by Kevin P. Gilday

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Fair Pley presents The Three Gospels of Jimmy Reid by Kevin P. Gilday. A rehearsed reading as part of the Theatre at The Bungo programme. Thursday, 27 February, 2020 at 7.30 p.m. The Bungo, 17 -21 Nithsdale Road, G41 2AL Three speeches.1971, 1972. and 2007.  Three pivotal moments in the life of a divisive and […]

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Are We Being Deported Now?

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Websters Theatre 12, 14 and 15 February, 2020 £7.47 – £8.54 Buy Tickets Box Office 0141 357 4000 Are We Being Deported Now? is a four person  ensemble with different ethnical, sexual, religious and financial backgrounds performing monologues about IDENTITY, including identity in modern day Britain after Brexit. With both candour and subtle, wit and […]

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Eight Songs For A Mad King at Cottiers

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Tuesday 25 February, 2020 . 7p.m. – 9 p.m. Pre-Concert Performance: The Worshipful Company of Aviarists Pre-concert performance is FREE ticket-holders only 6pm – 7pm “Enter the compelling world from which Maxwell-Davies drew his remarkable 8 Songs For A Mad King. Founded by King George III in 1817, the Worshipful Company of Aviarists served to source […]

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The Snow Queen Scottish Ballet

3 – 18 January, 2020 Theatre Royal, World Premiere Scottish Ballet’s 50th anniversary year comes to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen. This glittering new production is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s much-loved tale – which was also the basis for Frozen. It will be set to the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, performed […]

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A Lad in Maryhill, Pantomime, Maryhill 2019

“A Lad in Maryhill”, a new community pantomime, comes to Glasgow’s west end in December 2019 with Cameron Fulton is confirmed as Aladdin 5th – 30th December, 2019 Maryhill Community Halls, 292 -316 Maryhill Road Maryhill Glasgow G20 7YE Special Relaxed Performance Thursday 12 December, 2019 A Lad in Maryhill  – special, relaxed show, modified for children and adults […]

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Cinderella, Theatre School of Scotland

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Saturday, 21 December, 2019 (Matinee: 15.00, Evening Show: 19.30) The Mitchell Theatre, The Mitchell Library 6 Granville Street, G3 7DR Theatre School of Scotland presents: The magical tale of with a Glasgow twist. The star studded cast of Theatre School of Scotland students will takeover the Mitchell Theatre this December. Tickets are available via Glasgow […]

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Alternative Pantos in Glasgow 2019

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Panto season is now upon us. I know what you’re going to say – oh no it isn’t. And to that I say – oh aye, it is! With Christmas just a month away, venues across Glasgow are putting on a great selection of pantomimes to get Glaswegians in the festive mood. Like me, when […]

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Spot The Signs Renfrewshire

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29 November, 2019 SPOT THE SIGNS RENFREWSHIRE, Human Trafficking Event. On Friday the 29th November 2019 School Wynd (councilling services auditorium) 6 School Wynd Paisley Registration:9.30am (tea/coffee) Starts 10.00 am Ends 12.30pm Refreshments served Community Groups Art Work Display My Body My Business – play by Tracy Patrick A group of local gossips grow suspicious […]

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The Lying King – Glasgow Christmas 2019

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13 – 15 December, 2019 Family panto with plenty of song, dance & audience participation! Join Princess Nala as she seeks to find her one true love! However, Scarf, the baddie, is going to make sure she’ll never fall in love because his jungle juice changes everybody! All is not lost as Dame Nellie Pants […]

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Panto-Crime, Murder Mystery at Websters with Dinner & The Logans

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30 November,  2019  6.30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow G4 9HZ Christmas Panto & Fundraiser Difference By Design has organised this launch event to raise funds for local elderly which would not be possible without contributions from Whodunnit Events and the Logan Sisters, featured in the brand new […]

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Write Lines with In Motion Theatre. Book Week Scotland 2019

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Tuesday 19 November 2019 6:30PM – 7:30PM Write Lines Short Play Readings in Association with In Motion Theatre Co. Book Week Scotland Full Programme in Glasgow The Mitchell Library has been delighted to host Write Lines with In Motion Theatre. Write Lines was an opportunity for writers to attend workshops  with producer and playwright Lisa […]

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A Very Buble Christmas at Cottiers

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4 December, 2019, 7.30 p.m. Cotttiers, 93/95 Hyndland Street, G11 5PU Scotland’s number one Bublé tribute act, Michael Hastie, and Glasgow’s record-breaking big band, Jon Ritchie & That Swing Sensation, invite you to start your countdown to Christmas with a night full of seductive songs and seasonal swing in a fabulous tribute to the world’s […]

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Websters Theatre

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12 – 16 November, 2019 Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences the world over with its effortless wit and humour. Featuring a fast-paced wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by […]

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Friday, November 1, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, Websters Theatre

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Half-Wits Theatre 5 – 9 November, 2019, 7.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. After the sell-out success of Waiting For Godot, Half-Wits Theatre returns to Websters with a rare and strictly limited run of Alan Bennett’s much-loved Talking Heads. First written for BBC Television, Talking Heads is a series of dramatic monologues. Darkly comic, tragically poignant […]

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