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Made at Curve productions announced for 2020

A trio of new Made at Curve productions for 2020 have been revealed, with an enchanting musical, classic drama and brand new dance piece set to take to the theatre’s stages.

The announcements were made by Curve’s Chief Executive Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster at Curve’s Season Preview event last night, where audiences enjoyed exclusive discussions and performances at the theatre.

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Curve announces line-up for third DMU Pride Festival

Leicester’s Curve theatre has announced the line-up of its third DMU Pride Festival, created with students from De Montfort University (DMU) to celebrate LGBT History Month.

From 24 Feb – 4 Mar, a host of LGBT productions will be performed across the theatre’s stages, alongside exhibitions, talks and workshops. The festival is curated by DMU students, working with the team at Curve as part of Curve and DMU’s strategic cultural partnership.

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Giraffes Can't Dance: an interview with author Giles Andreae

We caught up with award-winning children's author Giles Andreae who has written many children’s bestsellers including Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and our Made at Curve family production this Christmas, Giraffes Can’t Dance.

We talk about inspirations, favourite childhood books and most importantly can he dance!?

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POET IN DA CORNER CASTING NEWS AND ALBUM LAUNCH

New cast member Stacy Abalogun is to join Jammz, Kirubel Belay and Debris Stevenson in the upcoming production, Poet in da Corner.

The Poet in da Corner The Album will be released 31 Jan 2020 on Accidental Records in partnership with the Royal Court Theatre

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13 Reasons why you should see The Woman in Black at Curve

This Friday 13th, discover the thrilling curse of The Woman in Black with our 13 reasons why you can’t miss this terrifying production of atmosphere, illusion and horror at Curve from Mon 20 – Sat 25 Jan 2020.

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Extension week announced for critically-acclaimed production of West Side Story

FURTHER DATES ADDED TO WEST SIDE STORY AT CURVE!

Following an incredible response to our five star Made at Curve production of West Side Story, we’re thrilled to announce that the show will now continue its run until 18 Jan.

Additional performances are on sale now.

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Gary Lineker announced as patron of NSDF as week-long event returns to Leicester in 2020

Leicester legend Gary Lineker has been announced as the Patron of next year’s NSDF (National Student Drama Festival), with the week-long event returning to his hometown 4 – 10 Apr 2020.

In partnership with Curve and Leicester City Council, the festival brings hundreds of young people who are passionate about theatre to Leicester to present their work, meet with peers and industry leading practitioners and to take part in workshops and classes.

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FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR GIRAFFES CAN'T DANCE

Check out the full casting for our family-fun Made at Curve production, with Rose Theatre Kingston & Simon Friend, of Giraffes Can't Dance, which runs at Curve Mon 9 - Tue 31 Dec.

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