Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Opened: 1867
Capacity: 1,555 seats


  • The Theatre Royal is the oldest theatre in Glasgow and first opened in 1867. The current building dates from 1879 and is an outstanding example of the work of the architect Charles Phipps. A new annex which will significantly improve the public areas in the building is due for completion in 2014.
  • Home to both Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, the theatre is central to the cultural life of the city. It also presents drama (including productions from the National Theatre of Scotland), musicals and comedy.
  • Recent productions have included Scottish Opera’s productions of The Pirates of Penzance, the National Theatre of Scotland’s Dunsinane and Scottish Ballet’s Rite of Spring. Future attractions include the new production of Don Giovanni, Singin’ in the Rain and West Side Story.

Theatre Royal, 282 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 3QA Scotland

Contact: James Haworth, General Manager

Stage Door: 01413323321

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