TWO popular Glasgow theatres have announced their reopening after 500 days of closure.

The King's Theatre and Theatre Royal will be able to host shows that have been scheduled for the beginning of September.

Grayson Perry's "A Show for Normal People" will be the first show in the Theatre Royal from Sunday, September 5 followed by The Woman in Black a day later.

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Musical fans will be delighted that hit musical "Chicago" will be opening at the King's Theatre from Saturday, September 11 which will feature an all-star cast including Darren Day as lawyer, Billy Flynn and Faye Brookes as Roxie Hart.

Panto will also be back this Christmas with Cinderella set to take to the stage at the King's.

The historic theatres closed on Monday March 16, 2020 and will have been closed for around 540 before their re-opening.

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James Haworth, Theatre Director at the King’s Theatre and Theatre Royal said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to confirm that both of our venues will reopen in September.

"We’ve been waiting for this for a long, long time and opening with hit shows like Chicago, Grayson Perry and The Woman in Black makes our return all the more exciting.

"Our staff have been busy prepping behind the scenes and we’re ready and waiting to welcome back our wonderful audience for our brilliant autumn season and the many more seasons that will follow.”