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Curve in Conversation: A Look ahead to autumn 2021 featuring Derren Brown, Sharan Phull and Anthony Almeida
Find out more and listen now to our latest episode of Curve in Conversation, featuring a lock ahead to autumn 2021 at Curve with multi-award winning master of mind control Derren Brown, Leicester-based actor and star of hit musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie Sharan Phull, and winner of the 2019 Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) Sir Peter Hall Director Award Anthony Almeida.
Curve is back and so is our podcast - Curve in Conversation! In this episode, go behind-the-scenes with host Martin Ballard to find out how we welcomed audiences back to our theatre for the first time in 14 months and hear performances and interviews with artists including Aakash Odedra, Pawlet Brookes, Alex Parker and Katie Lam, and Emma Williams, as well as conversation with The Stage News Editor Matt Hemley and our Chief Executive Chris Stafford.
To bring some cheer whilst our doors remain closed, we commissioned our wonderful friends and Curve Associate Artists Sheep Soup to create a song inspired by Curve and the shows we've presented on our stages over the years.
Listen now to find out more about upcoming Made at Curve musicals with our Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, meet our Curve Young Company members, hear more about new schemes for creative development at Curve and learn about Curve's year-long training course for managers of Leicester-based arts organisations.
In the first Curve in Conversation episode of 2020, we find out more about upcoming Made at Curve productions Maggie May and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, speak to the local children involved in bringing together our February Family Day as part of the Spark Festival and De Montfort University students curating the DMU Pride Festival speak to Rob Ward, writer and performer of The MP, Aunty Mandy and Me.
On Fri 6 Dec, Matt Hilton and members of our West Side Story company will be performing musical theatre and festive favourites in our Green Room Cafe between 12.30pm - 2.30pm. Enjoy this afternoon of free entertainment with a delicious meal deal for just £5, including any sandwich/panini, packet of crisps and soft drink. To get you in the spirit, we've created a Spotify playlist of all the fantastic songs they'll be performing. From smash-hit Everybody's Talking About Jamie to iconic Les Miserables and Grease - there's something for everybody to enjoy. They'll also be spreading Christmas cheer with a selection of festive songs. See you there!
We're only days away from our spectacular Christmas production of West Side Story opens at Curve, we’ve put together a Spotify playlist to celebrate!
Featuring the shows timeless score including America, I Feel Pretty, Tonight and Something’s Coming, we’ve also included musical theatre favourites from our wonderful company’s credits.