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The Wizard of Oz announced as this year's Made at Curve Christmas musical

Curve has announced its Made at Curve 2020 Christmas musical, the regional premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz, running 28 Nov 2020 - 16 Jan 2021.

Based on the classic 1939 MGM film and directed by Curve's Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, The Wizard of Oz includes the iconic songs Somewhere Over The Rainbow, If I Only Had A Brain and Follow The Yellow Brick Road, as well as new music and songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

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Cast announced for Maggie May

Former Brookside neighbours Eithne Browne and John McArdle have been cast in a new play by award-winning writer Frances Poet that shines a light into the experience of living with dementia.

Read more about the news of this Made at Curve co-production here.

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Quiz comes to Curve 14 - 19 Sep

OK, FOR ONE MILLION POUNDS, LET’S PLAY!

James Graham’s critically acclaimed smash hit comedy, Quiz, will come to Leicester’s Curve theatre 14 – 19 Sep as part of its 20-week UK and Ireland tour.

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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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