King's Theatre

King's Theatre
297 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JN

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King's Theatre

The glitziest, most glamorous productions passing through Glasgow often land at the King's Theatre, with productions of Broadway and West End plays and musicals sitting on a programme with physical theatre and circus acts. The odd megastar comedian or retro musical act also graces the stage of King's Theatre, which first opened its doors in 1904.

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There are 42 events at this location

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ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Sat 16 Jul

£16.40–£22.40 / 0844 871 7648

American Idiot

  • Directed by: Stuart Mearns
  • Written by: Michael Mayer

The Green Day musical comes to the UK, with songs from the Grammy award-winning album of the same name and a story of three young people from the suburbs searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world.

Tue 31 May

£17.90–£43.40 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 1 Jun

£17.90–£43.40 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 2 Jun

£17.90–£43.40 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 4 Jun

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Fri 11 Nov

£26.40 / 0844 871 7648

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

  • Directed by: Rob Bettinson
  • Written by: Alan Janes

Celebrate the man and the music as the popular touring production of the rock musical rolls into town again.

Tue 4 Apr 2017

£20.40–£53.90 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 6 Apr 2017

£20.40–£53.90 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 8 Apr 2017

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music.

Sun 29 May

£24.90–£26.90 / 0844 871 7648

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Cats

  • Directed by: Gillian Lynne
  • Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber (music)

One of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most successful musicals, in a production directed by Trevor Nunn, goes on tour.

Tue 13 Sep

£15–£62.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 14 Sep

£15–£62.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 15 Sep

£15–£62.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 17 Sep

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

Sat 23 Jul

£24.40–£26.40 / 0844 871 7648

Chicago The Musical

“Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts”…so begins the international award winning Broadway and West End musical, Chicago, starring West End and EastEnders actor John Partridge (Cats, A Chorus Line, Miss Saigon, Starlight Express) as Billy…

Mon 19 Sep

£15–£62.50 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 20 Sep

£15–£62.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 3 more dates until 24 Sep

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The much-heralded stage version of the popular family film, in a production that has been nominated for a host of awards in its four-year tour. Boo at the Child Catcher and sing along with all those classic songs.

Wed 19 Oct

£17.65–£53.40 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 21 Oct

£17.65–£53.40 / 0844 871 7648

…and 7 more dates until 29 Oct

Cinderella

Family panto featuring the Fairy Godmother, Ugly Sisters and Cinderella herself.

Fri 2 Dec

£11–£40 / 0844 871 7648

Sat 3 Dec

Sun 4 Dec

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David Essex

The singer-songwriter, who rose to popularity in the 70s, performs his original pop songs from across his career.

Sun 13 Nov

£32.65–£43.65 / 0844 871 7648

Derren Brown: Miracle

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

Mon 4 Jul

£30.40–£54.40 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 5 Jul

£30.40–£54.40 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 6 Jul

£30.40–£54.40 / 0844 871 7648

…and 3 more dates until 9 Jul

The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Thu 24 Nov

£25.90 / 0844 871 7648

Footloose

Stage adaptation of the Kevin Bacon dance movie.

Mon 13 Jun

£14.90–£50.90 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 14 Jun

£14.90–£50.90 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 15 Jun

£14.90–£50.90 / 0844 871 7648

…and 3 more dates until 18 Jun

Frozen Sing-a-long

  • 2013
  • US
  • 102 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Chris Buck/Jennifer Lee
  • Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff

Sing 'Let It Go' at the top of your lungs without getting into fisticuffs. Dress as your favourite character and don't worry if you aren't word perfect – the lyrics appear on screen. Warm hugs all round.

Sun 5 Jun

£14 / 0844 871 7648

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The Full Monty

A British film about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers with nothing to lose, took the world by storm! Based on his smash hit film and adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy, this hilarious and heartfelt production stars GARY LUCY, JOE ABSOLOM, ANDREW DUNN, LOUIS EMERICK, CHRIS FOUNTAIN, KAI OWEN…

Mon 27 Feb 2017

£14.40–£37.40 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 28 Feb 2017

£14.40–£37.40 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 1 Mar 2017

…and 3 more dates until 4 Mar 2017

Gangsta Granny

  • Written by: David Walliams

The world premiere performance of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny book, about a Friday night with Granny that ends up being more exciting than expected. Presented by the Birmingham Stage Company (Horrible Histories).

Wed 7 Sep

Thu 8 Sep

Fri 9 Sep

…and 2 more dates until 11 Sep

Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige

Jenny Eclair and her fellow funny people Susie Blake and Kate Robbins present a brand new show.

Sun 17 Jul

Guys and Dolls

  • Directed by: Carlos Acosta
  • Written by: Jo Swerling

Frank Loesser's musical based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon.

Tue 7 Jun

£15–£64.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 8 Jun

Thu 9 Jun

…and 2 more dates until 11 Jun

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Sun 16 Oct

£25.40–£27.40 / 0844 871 7648

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The Illusionists: Witness The Impossible

Magic tricks and death-defying stunts by seven incredible illusionists including Jamie Raven.

Tue 21 Jun

Thu 23 Jun

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jun

Jackie the Musical

  • Directed by: Arlene Phillips
  • Written by: Mike James

Relive the unforgettable fashion trends of the 70s and reminisce about the travails of new love and heartbreak as Jackie magazine is brought back to life as a modern day musical.

Tue 26 Jul

£14.90–£49.40 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 27 Jul

Thu 28 Jul

£14.90–£49.40 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 30 Jul

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • Directed by: Bill Kenwright
  • Written by: Tim Rice (lyrics)

Bill Kenwright's production of the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical returns, with X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring as the boy with the troublesome coat.

Tue 10 May

…and 2 more dates until 14 May

Josh Widdicombe: What Do I Do Now

A new show from Widdicombe, who has been so busy doing everything else (appearing on TV, radio and writing/starring in his own sitcom) that we're surprised he's found the time to write a whole new stand-up tour.

Tue 8 Nov

Magic: A Kind Of Queen

Long-running tribute to pomp rockers Queen.

Wed 23 Nov

£22.90–£24.40 / 0844 871 7648

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Million Dollar Quartet

Musical based on a recording session that saw Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins working together for the first and only time.

Mon 14 Nov

£14.90–£40.90 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 15 Nov

£14.90–£40.90 / 0844 871 7648

…and 3 more dates until 19 Nov

Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is

Celebrating over 50 years of Motown music with tributes to The Four Tops and The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5 and many more.

Sun 12 Jun

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Improvised comic ventriloquism from Conti, who manages to weave humour and poignancy into her shows. Her puppet creations include Monk (a cynical monkey) and Granny (an elder Scotswoman.)

Tue 22 Nov

One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King

An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee 'Memphis' King, performing a selection of Presley's hip-shaking greatest hits.

Sat 21 May

Peppa Pig's Surprise

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis

Fun family show following the adventures of little Peppa Pig, who's having fun playing outside, but Mum and Dad have a surprise …

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Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis features two Australians who manipulate their genitals into various shapes, objects and landmarks.

Sat 12 Nov

£24.40 / 0844 871 7648

The Rocky Horror Show

  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
  • Written by: lyrics)

Camp and outrageous comedy horror classic, directed by Christopher Luscombe on its 40th anniversary tour.

Mon 8 Aug

£16.90–£62.90 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 9 Aug

£16.90–£62.90 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 10 Aug

£16.90–£62.90 / 0844 871 7648

…and 3 more dates until 13 Aug

Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Sun 7 Aug

£24.40 / 0844 871 7648

Save the Last Dance for Me

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Relive the music of the 60s as Jennifer and Marie travel through the summer of 1963 on a family holiday where they meet a handsome American Airman.

Fri 6 May

£17.90–£39.90 / 0844 871 7648

Sean Lock: Keep it Light

You know fine well who he is, now pop along and see his latest show.

Fri 25 Nov

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

The story of one of music's most compelling duos.

Mon 5 Sep

£22.65–£24.15 / 0844 871 7648

Sing-a-long-a Dirty Dancing

  • 1987
  • 100 min
  • Directed by: Emile Ardolino
  • Cast: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

Sing along to the classic movie starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey.

Sun 5 Jun

Sing-a-Long-a Frozen

A full screening of Disney’s Frozen with lyrics on screen to help you sing along during the film.   Introduced by a live host who will guide you through this interactive screening by showing you how to use your free prop bag, warm up your singing voices and teach you some dance moves with the help of the Singalonga…

Sun 5 Jun

£15.90 / 0844 871 7648

Sister Act: BLOC

Club singer Deloris witnesses a murder and is forced to enter the witness protection programme, where better to hide her than a convent. Deloris uses her singing talent to liven up the nuns with hilarious consequences.

Tue 4 Oct

£17.90–£60.90 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 5 Oct

Thu 6 Oct

£17.90–£60.90 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 8 Oct

Sunny Afternoon

  • Directed by: Adam Cooper
  • Written by: Joe Penhall

British singer-songwriter, Ray Davies, recalls his early life and the career of the eponymous pop-rock group, The Kinks, in this musical biography set during the 1950s and 1960s. Directed by Edward Hall.

Tue 11 Oct

£15–£53.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 12 Oct

Thu 13 Oct

…and 2 more dates until 15 Oct

Whitney: Queen Of The Night

A celebration of the music and life of Whitney Houston. This award-winning production features a stellar line up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton.

Sun 2 Oct

£22.90–£27.40 / 0844 871 7648

The Woman in Black

  • Directed by: Robin Herford
  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adapt)

Spookily Gothic and highly theatrical adaptation of Susan Hill's story about a young lawyer trying to exorcise his metaphorical demons.

Tue 17 Jan 2017

£11.90–£38.40 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 18 Jan 2017

Thu 19 Jan 2017

…and 2 more dates until 21 Jan 2017

Comments & ratings

2. cork6 Dec 2010, 11:58am Report

went to see snow white and the seven dwarfs at the kings theatre last night...BRILLIANT.....all the cast were great.....thought it wouldn't be the same without gerrard.....but outstanding...although gerrard was sadly missed.....i liked how he was mentioned through the show...a tear in my thinking about him...but the cast did him proud i'm sure he's looking down on them and having a great time......well done again to cast....looking forward to next year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1. Aunty Mad30 Apr 2009, 3:30pm Report

We went last night to see The Witches of Eastwick one word sums it all up - FABULOUS - I was on a high the whole night right from Marti ran down the centre aisle to the standing ovation at the end. The whole cast were magnificent, well done to one and all.

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