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That’s entertainment: 2017

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Not much can compare with the buzz that flows through an audience as the lights go down in a theatre or music venue.

Here’s my round-up of live shows seen in Glasgow and beyond during 2017.

Theatre

  • 8 February – Thoroughly Modern Millie (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 1 June – Funny Girl (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 6 July – The Railway Children (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
  • 27 July – La Cage aux Folles (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 9 August – Flashdance (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 19 August – Tom, Dick and Harry (Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh)
  • 20 October – Crazy for You (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 27 November – Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre, London)
  • 9 December – Mamma Mia! (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)

Music

  • 12 March – C2C Festival, with Cam, Jennifer Nettles, Chris Young and Brad Paisley (Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow)
  • 31 March – Caro Emerald (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
  • 11 August – The Shires (Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow)
  • 2 October – Little Big Town (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)

Dance

  • 5 March – Swing Time, with Anton Du Beke, Erin Boag and Lance Ellington (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
  • 8 June – The Red Shoes (King’s Theatre, Glasgow)

Comedy

  • 14 March – Frankie Boyle and Friends (Glasgow International Comedy Festival; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)

Magic

  • 7 February – Jamie Raven (Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
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That’s entertainment: 2016

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Not much can compare with the buzz that flows through an audience as the lights go down in a theatre or music venue.

Here’s my round-up of live shows seen in Glasgow and beyond during 2016.

Theatre

  • 25 February – Private Lives (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
  • 10 March – Nine to Five (amateur production; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 12 May – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 25 May – Breakfast at Tiffany’s (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
  • 27 July: Jackie the Musical (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 16 August: Cash on Delivery (Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh)
  • 13 October – Sunny Afternoon (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 28 November – Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre, London)
  • 15 December – The Commitments (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)

Music

  • 16 June – Nashville in Concert, with Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio and Chris Carmack (Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow)
  • 7 December – The Shires, with Canaan Smith (O2 ABC, Glasgow)
  • 9 December – Fatboy Slim (Hydro, Glasgow)

Dance

  • 6 March – Just Gotta Dance, with Anton Du Beke, Erin Boag and Lance Ellington (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
  • 27 October – Keep Dancing, with Robin Windsor, Anya Garnis and Louis Smith (Theatre Royal, Glasgow)

Comedy

  • 20 October – Gary: Tank Commander – Mission Quite Possible, with Greg McHugh (Hydro, Glasgow)
  • 22 November – Nina Conti: In Your Face (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)

Other

  • 25 November – An Afternoon with Sir Roger Moore (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)