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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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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT TONIGHT'S PERFORMANCE OF WEST SIDE STORY!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT TONIGHT'S PERFORMANCE OF WEST SIDE STORY!

Due to illness affecting a number of our West Side Story cast members and covers, this evening’s (Fri 6 Dec, 7.30pm) show will be staged as a concert performance.

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Tamasha Playwrights Scratch: Brownballed

You can spend an evening with some of the UK’s freshest theatrical voices with Tamasha Playwrights Scratch on Thu 19 December. Grab your chance to see bold new work in development on stage for the first time, followed by a Q&A with the writers and Tamasha Playwrights Artistic Director, Fin Kennedy.

Adam Kotwal is one of seven writers who will be sharing their work at Curve this December. Exploring life as a teenage British Asian Footballer on the verge of greatness, Adam tells us what inspired his writing of Brownballed.

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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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Festive Lunchtime Live Playlist

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!

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Lunchtime Live

Curve are excited to invite YOU to join us on the first Friday of every month for live music in our Green Room Cafe and a delicious meal deal between 12.30pm - 2.30pm.

Upcoming Lunchtime Lives:
Festive edition: Fri 6 Dec
Fri 3 Jan
Fri 7 Feb
Fri 6 Mar
Fri 3 Apr
Fri 8 May

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FREE STUDY DAY FOR WEST SIDE STORY

This is a FREE event for those who have purchased a West Side Story show ticket.

In partnership, Curve and De Montfort University offer a half day of talks, workshops and discussion around the historical, social and literary context of the iconic West Side Story.

The event is aimed at students, artists, teachers and enthusiasts.  The day will have a focus on dance within musical theatre, whilst also having relevance to those interested in literature, drama and performance as a whole.

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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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