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MAGIC, MISCHIEF AND CAREFULLY CONTROLLED MAYHEM; AN INTERVIEW WITH PENN & TELLER

As hit West End show Magic Goes Wrong embarks on a national tour, legendary magicians Penn & Teller reveal how they found themselves working with the team behind The Play That Goes Wrong, and how they came to cast their spell on audiences...

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The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber: the tradition of the ghost light

Since the unprecedented closure of theatres like Curve during the pandemic, stages across the globe have remained lit by Ghost Lights. But what is a ghost light, where does this tradition come from and what does it mean as part of our production of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber? 

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Writer Katie Lam on the creation of AmDram: A Musical Comedy

Part of our socially distanced reopening season, AmDram: A Musical Comedy (27 - 29 May) is written by musical theatre writing duo and childhood friends Alex Parker and Katie Lam. In this blog Katie tells the story of how AmDram was created and what the show has in store for audiences.

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Pawlet Brookes on Let’s Dance International Frontiers

Let’s Dance International Frontiers (LDIF) is an annual international dance festival that happens every year in Leicester produced by Serendipity. The festival features performances, discussions, workshops and a conference exploring dance as a medium for positive change. Working in partnership with the company this year Curve is staging a number of events from the festival.

Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Serendipity, Pawlet Brookes tells us a little bit about the history of the festival and gives us some insight into the events happening at Curve.

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Ellie Kurttz - Virtual Photoshoot: finding a creative way to adapt to our new reality

In this blog, theatre photographer Ellie Kurttz explains how she reacted to the pandemic, how her acclaimed 'Portraits in Isolation' series came about and how she approached the task of photographing our Curve Resident Creatives.

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The Color Purple - at Home: Cast Q&A with Geoff Aymer

Geoff Aymer, who plays Ol' Mister in our production of The Color Purple - at Home, tells us more about the show in this Q&A.

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The Color Purple - at Home: Cast Q&A with Perola Congo

Find out more about Pérola Congo, who plays Squeak in our production of The Color Purple - at Home, in this cast Q&A.

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An official statement from Curve regarding The Color Purple employment tribunal outcome

A joint statement from Chris Stafford, Chief Executive and Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director

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