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

New foyer with automatic doors and lift access to all levels. Accessible toilets on every level.

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 except Balcony
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Dress Circle
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Dress Circle

Access video

https://www.atgtickets.com/access/

Events at Theatre Royal

  • Scottish Opera - Gianni Schicchi

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    Thursday 16th Mar, 3.00pm
    Gianni Schicchi follows a dysfunctional family caught in the snare of a shameless conman, with Puccini’s music creating its own sound world.
    Presented by: Scottish Opera
    Price(s): £10
  • Scottish Opera - Il Trittico

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    Saturday 18th Mar, 6.00pm
    A trio of one-act operas of love and loss, Il trittico runs the gamut from heartbreaking tragedy to devilish black comedy and farce.
    Price(s): £22 - £87
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: Sat 18 Mar 2023, at 16.45
    Optimum seating position: All areas except Gallery
  • Kidnapped - A Swashbuckling Rom-com Adventure

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    Wednesday 5th Apr, 7.30pm
    A riotous re-telling of Robert Louis Stevenson’s adventure novella jam-packed with 20th century pop music and 18th century romance.
    Price(s): £13-£35
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Amy Cheskin
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Dress Circle
  • Kidnapped - A Swashbuckling Rom-com Adventure

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    Thursday 6th Apr, 7.30pm
    A riotous re-telling of Robert Louis Stevenson’s adventure novella jam-packed with 20th century pop music and 18th century romance.
    Price(s): £13-£35
    Captioning information
    Captions by Glenda Carson.
  • Kidnapped - A Swashbuckling Rom-com Adventure

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    Friday 7th Apr, 7.30pm
    A riotous re-telling of Robert Louis Stevenson’s adventure novella jam-packed with 20th century pop music and 18th century romance.
    Price(s): £13-£35
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Chris McKiddie
    Optimum seating position: All areas except Balcony
  • Kidnapped - A Swashbuckling Rom-com Adventure

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    Saturday 8th Apr, 2.30pm
    A riotous re-telling of Robert Louis Stevenson’s adventure novella jam-packed with 20th century pop music and 18th century romance.
    Price(s): £13-£35
  • Scottish Opera - Carmen

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    Friday 19th May, 3.00pm
    Georges Bizet’s classic opera of jealousy, lust, and life outside the dictates of society gets a boldly updated new production.
    Presented by: Scottish Opera
    Price(s): £10
  • Scottish Opera - Carmen

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    Saturday 20th May, 7.15pm
    Georges Bizet’s classic opera of jealousy, lust, and life outside the dictates of society gets a boldly updated new production.
    Presented by: Scottish Opera
    Price(s): £22-£87
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: Touch Tour: 6pm
    Optimum seating position: All areas except Balcony
  • Scottish Ballet's Cinders!

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    Saturday 23rd Dec, 2.30pm
    A magical new Cinderella story, with a surprise in store every night…
    Presented by: Scottish Ballet
    Price(s): £20-£61.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): EJ McHenry & Fiona Pedgrift
    Touch Tour: From 1pm in the foyer
    Optimum seating position: All areas except Balcony