The Theatre Royal is the oldest theatre in Glasgow. The theatre originally opened in 1867, the name changing to the Theatre Royal in 1869, and is the longest running theatre in Scotland.

Location

Venue location
At the top of Hope Street in Glasgow city centre.

Transport

Parking information
No disabled spaces. Some pay and display on Renfrew Street.
Taxi information
Taxi rank Renfrew Street.
Bus/Tram information
3, X8, 23, 29, 47, 54, 59 on Hope Street.
Train
Queen Street Station 0.4 miles.

Venue map

Venue access information

Heavy doors at main entrance. Inside level access to stalls and stalls bar. Accessible toilets – female in foyer and male in stalls bar.

High Box Office counter and no loop. Wheelchair spaces mid stalls and one wheelchair to borrow.

No level access to education spaces but we sometimes use alternate spaces – contact the theatre for details. Disabled customers are entitled to £5 off on all performances (subject to availability).

Customers who require additional assistance, or who need to sit in particular seats, should make this known at the time of booking. Infra-red system in auditorium – collect headsets from Front of House.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: All areas
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Circle
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Circle

Events at Theatre Royal

  • Scottish Opera: La traviata

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    Saturday 28th Oct, 7.15pm
    Passionate, flamboyant, gripping; Sir David McVicar’s La traviata is not to be missed.
    Price(s): £14.40 - £84.40
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6pm
    Optimum seating position: All areas
  • Mamma Mia!

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    Thursday 7th Dec, 7.30pm
    Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!
    Price(s): £21.40 - £59.40
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Morag Donnelly
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Circle
  • Mamma Mia!

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    Monday 11th Dec, 7.30pm
    Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!
    Price(s): £21.40 - £59.40
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Circle
  • Mamma Mia!

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    Thursday 14th Dec, 2.30pm
    Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Pauline Laverty
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: All areas
  • The Nutcracker: Audio Described Performance

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    Saturday 13th Jan 2018, 2.30pm
    Take an enchanting journey with Clara, who sleeps after a Christmas party and dreams of helping the Nutcracker Prince defeat an army of mice
    Presented by: Scottish Ballet
    Price(s): £8 for a VIP ticket
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Pauline Laverty
    Touch Tour: 1pm - free but ticketed, book via box office
    Optimum seating position: All areas
  • Strangers on a Train

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    Friday 26th Jan 2018, 7.30pm
    An astonishingly gripping, brand new production of the spellbinding thriller guaranteed to thrill and chill as the suspense mounts.
    Price(s): £14 - £44
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Circle
  • Of Mice and Men

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    Thursday 1st Mar 2018, 7.30pm
    A powerful story about friendship and holding on to your dreams.
    Price(s): £15.90 - £40.40
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Circle
  • Of Mice and Men

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    Saturday 3rd Mar 2018, 2.30pm
    A powerful story about friendship and holding on to your dreams.
    Price(s): £15.90 - £40.40
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Pauline Laverty
    Touch Tour: 1pm
    Optimum seating position: All areas