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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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Adam Hills: Clown Heart
Topical wit and improvisations from the Aussie stand-up and host of Channel 4's The Last Leg.
Musical tale of the little orphan whose hard knock life encourages her to search for more.
Best known as dim-witted Father Dougal in the classic comedy series Father Ted, O'Hanlon is also a really rather good stand-up.
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.
Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson: Tomorrow's Force Today
Jack Docherty performs a show in the guise of his character, Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson.
Tue 22 Mar
£23.25 / 0844 871 7648
Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
James Brining directs a production of the timeless musical adventure story based on Ian Fleming's novel, which tells the story of a wacky inventor and his family.
Thu 20 Oct
Family panto featuring the Fairy Godmother, Ugly Sisters and Cinderella herself.
Sat 3 Dec
Sun 4 Dec
The Circus of Horrors: London after Midnight
Circus performers from around the world get creepy as the Circus of Horror brings a whole new cast of characters (plus old favourites) on tour.
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.
The ultimate ladies night featuring some of the best looking boys in an all male glamour extravaganza.
Dylan Moran: Off the Hook
Moran plays up to the stereotype of the bumbling, drunken Irishman, but his comedy is much more intelligent than mere cliché-mongering: on stage he is uniquely charismatic, a foul-mouthed mixture of lovable and misanthropic, and always very, very funny. Moran'll be on your radar in a very big way if you know your…
End of the Rainbow
Tracie Bennet performs the most memorable songs of Judy Garland in this award-winning show.
Wed 27 Apr
Stage adaptation of the Kevin Bacon dance movie.
- 102 min
- 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.
- 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
Grado Live: Its Masel
The star of Scot Squad, River City and Insane Fight Club live for one night only.
Thu 17 Mar
Musical tale of Danny, Sandy and whether or not you should change your entire personality for someone you fancy.
Thu 14 Apr
Fri 15 Apr
Green Day's American Idiot
- Directed by: Stuart Mearns
- Written by: Michael Mayer
The Green Day musical 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.
Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige
Jenny Eclair and her fellow funny people Susie Blake and Kate Robbins present a brand new show.
Guys And Dolls
- Directed by: Carlos Acosta
- Written by: Jo Swerling
Chichester Festival Theatre's acclaimed 2014 staging of the musical about two gamblers, Sky Masterson and Nathan Detroit, who wager on matters of the heart. Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, the revival is directed by Gordon Greenberg, with choreography by Carlos…
Wed 8 Jun
Thu 9 Jun
Halfway To Paradise: The Billy Fury Story
Colin Gold and Fury's original backing band, Fury's Tornados, tell his story through words and music.
Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.
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.
Wed 27 Jul
James I: The Key Will Keep The Lock
Part of a cycle of history plays by Rona Munro. This first play, based around the first James of the Stewart Kings, portrays the struggles and choices he makes to try and save himself, his Queen and his crown.
James II: Day of The Innocents
The tale of James II of the Stewart Kings.
James III: The True Mirror
The final part of the James Plays portraying James III, his grand schemes and the women who behind him.
Jerry Sadowitz: ITS ALL BOLLOCKS
Angry brilliance from the hurricane of Sadowitz.
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
Wed 11 May
Thu 12 May
Julian Clary: The Joy of Mincing
Innuendo galore and a dash of the fabulous that made him famous, from Julian Clary.
Menopause the Musical
Parody musical, featuring tunes from the 60s–80s, follows four women in a department store who appear to have nothing in common but a bra on sale. Naturally, come the end of the show, they realise they share more than they originally thought.
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.
The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.
Paul Merton's Impro Chums
TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.
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 …
Wed 13 Jul
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
High camp musical based on the Hugo Weaving/Terence Stamp/Guy Pearce 1994 movie, following three pals who go on an adventure in a battered old bus. Expect dancefloor fillers aplenty, including 'I Will Survive', 'It's Raining Men', 'Go West', 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' and many more.
Wed 30 Mar
Thu 31 Mar
Reginald D Hunter
The controversial and great stand-up (with two Perrier nominations under his belt).
Rob Delaney Meat
Startlingly funny Delaney, who began to take off thanks to his Twitter account, which got him voted 'Funniest Person on Twitter' by Comedy Central. That worked out fairly well for him, as he's been all over America telling funnies, has recorded a stand-up DVD Live at the Bowery Ballroom and published a book, Rob…
The Rocky Horror Show
The cult classic cross dressing sci fi musical, as popularised in the Tim Curry movie.
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.
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.
Wed 4 May
Thu 5 May
Sean Lock: Keep it Light
You know fine well who he is, now pop along and see his latest show.
Sing-a-long-a Dirty Dancing
- 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.
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.
Wed 5 Oct
Steve Steinman: The Meatloaf Story
Meat Loaf tribute act.
- 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.
Wed 12 Oct
Thu 13 Oct
- Directed by: Gary Lloyd
- Written by: Adrian Grant (adapt)
A celebration of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 featuring top hits and some stunning multi-media razzmatazz.
Tom Stade: You’re Welcome!
The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.
A new comedy from Burnistoun creators Iain Connell and Robert Florence about uncles who love doling out some life advice.
West Side Story
- Directed by: Joey McKneely
- Written by: Leonard Bernstein (music)
The classic tale, based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, packed with memorable songs including 'I Feel Pretty', 'America' and 'Tonight'.