The Theatre Royal is the oldest theatre in Glasgow, located at 282 Hope Street in Cowcaddens. The theatre originally opened in 1867 and changed its name to the Theatre Royal in 1869. It is the longest running theatre in Scotland.
The first theatre opened in 1867 and after two fires reopened in September 1895. This began the long and successful association of the Theatre Royal with the best in the world of entertainment. The Theatre Royal presents a wide variety of drama, dance, comedy, opera, musical and children’s theatre. It is home to Scotland’s resident companies, Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, and is a unique City Centre venue for conferences, meetings and seminars. The Victorian auditorium and stylish contemporary corporate areas provide privacy and flexibility for many occasions. In March 2005 Ambassador Theatre Group took over the management of the Theatre Royal, and continues to present first class entertainment.