King’s Theatre Glasgow

Opened: 1904
Capacity: 1,785 seats


  • The Glasgow King’s is one of Scotland's most historic and significant theatres and one of the most brilliant designs of the great theatre by architect Frank Matcham.
  • Since it opened in 1904 it has played host to top Scottish and international stars ranging from Laurence Olivier and Katherine Hepburn to Stanley Baxter and Michael Jackson.
  • It is a must-visit venue for tours of musicals. Shows over recent years and forthcoming include Blood Brothers, Wicked, Shrek, Grease, Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, The Steamie and Cabaret while the Theatre is also a main stage for the Glasgow International Comedy Festival and hosts local amateur companies.
  • It also hosts a legendary and uniquely Glaswegian Christmas pantomime every year.



Opening in summer 2014 the stunning new front of house development at the Theatre Royal will enhance one of the most beautiful auditoriums in the UK. The Theatre Royal is the longest running theatre in Scotland and it is the home of Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet. The Theatre Royal auditorium and bars are available to hire for large scale events or smaller meetings.
Contact the Theatre Royal to find out more on 01413 323321 or by email on /


King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 4JN Scotland

Contact: James Haworth, General Manager

Stage Door: 0141 240 1300

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