Nights out in Glasgow
lovers of theatre and the performing arts, Glasgow boasts a spectacular
range of productions from plays to dazzling pantomime and stage musicals.
The King's Theatre is the closest theatre to the Charing Cross Guesthouse
and is a much-loved venue of West End and Broadway musicals. Also
popular with many classical ballet production companies, the King's
has played host to top stars and shows since 1904. It offers the best
of Christmas pantomime, featuring many Scottish greats and provides
a high profile stage for local amateur groups.
As a venue for classical performances and high arts, the Theatre Royal
takes centre stage in Glasgow. From the finest classical masterpieces,
courtesy of resident companies Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet,
to performances from such luminaries as the Royal Shakespeare Company
and the Royal National Theatre, this contemporary-styled Victorian
theatre offers the very best.
If you seek variety and music hall, the Pavilion Theatre is Glasgow's
last venue dedicated to variety theatre. Established in 1904, the
Pavilion is synonymous with Christmas pantomime and family entertainment,
regularly showcasing household names in the world of comedy and variety.
Renowned for its electrifying atmosphere it has played host to the
UK's finest performers.
Glasgow also boasts a superb range of multi-arts venues and small
theatres, including The Tramway, Oran Mor, The Ramshorn and Gilmorehill
G12. The Citizens' Theatre was formed by a group of Glasgow citizens
and aims to make theatre more accessible to the community, providing
quality entertainment at a very fair price. The Arches Theatre is
at the centre of Glasgow's cultural and performing arts scene and
is the venue for innovative, cutting-edge productions.
Visit Glasgow and be inspired by the talent that it has provided to
the world of theatre over the decades. With a selection of performances
to suit everyone's taste in arts, Glasgow is established as a major
European city for theatre breaks and world-class entertainment that
will intrigue and exhilarate you in every sense.