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Three new partner groups join Curve's community engagement programme

Following the launch of its Artist and Community Engagement Programme in October 2012, Curve has selected three participatory arts groups from the East Midlands to join a pilot scheme at the theatre from January to August this year.

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Extra week announced for Curve's Hello, Dolly!

Curve are delighted to announce that their production of Hello, Dolly! has been extended by an extra week, and will now run until 19 January 2013. The production has proved a huge success, receiving great reviews from the press and public alike.

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Frances Ruffelle plays the title role in Piaf

Following the opening of Curve’s musical Hello, Dolly! starring Janie Dee, Artistic Director, Paul Kerryson announces thatFrances Ruffelle will play the title role in his forthcoming production of Pam Gems’ Piaf. Planning is underway for a national tour of the production, following the performances at Curve, full details to be confirmed at a later date.

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Curve announces new spring / summer 2013 season of shows

The new season at Leicester’s Curve theatre goes on sale on Saturday 3 November 2012*. As well as the previously announced new Curve production PIAF (22 February – 16 March) and the much-anticipated return of Leicester’s own smash-hit musical HOT STUFF (20 April – 26 May), Curve is thrilled to announce its full Spring/Summer programme of work. Curve also confirms that it will stage a new production of Richard III in its 2013 – 2014 Season (full information to follow at a later date).

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Janie Dee plays the title role in Curve's Christmas production of Hello, Dolly!

Award-winning actress Janie Dee returns to Curve to play the title role in Artistic Director Paul Kerryson’s production of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman’s Hello, Dolly!

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Child auditions for Finding Neverland

Three boys wanted to join the cast of Finding Neverland at Curve Theatre.

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Casting annoucement

Actor, stand-up comedian and presenter Rufus Hound will lead the cast in Nicholas Hytner’s five star award-winning production of One Man, Two Guvnors for its second UK tour in autumn 2012.

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Please Sir, can we have some more shoes?

Curve theatre is launching a crowd-funding appeal to raise £750 for the hundreds of shoes needed for the local performers of the upcoming Community Production of OLIVER! (31 July – 12 August).

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