News & Articles

Host of new shows now on sale at Curve

Leicester’s Curve has announced a host of new shows coming soon to the theatre, including a family Christmas production based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s beloved book The Smeds and the Smoos.

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Important update on the Made at Curve production of RENT: The Concert

Following Monday’s Government announcement on the extension of the roadmap, we have made the difficult decision to postpone our Made at Curve concert production of Jonathan Larson’s RENT.

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Important update following the government's extension of the roadmap

An update from Curve on performances of Peter James' Looking Good Dead, Anton and Giovanni: Him & Me and Mischief's Magic Goes Wrong following the latest government announcement.

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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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Cast announced for world premiere stage production of Disney's Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Michael Harrison is thrilled to announce the cast for Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks, which will make its world premiere as an exciting new stage musical this Summer on a major UK & Ireland Tour. The production is set to visit Curve 9 - 19 February.

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Kay Mellor's smash-hit Fat Friends the Musical to tour the UK and Ireland - visiting Curve May 2022

Following a highly successful sell-out tour in 2017, producer Joshua Andrews is delighted to announce that Kay Mellor’s smash hit Fat Friends the Musical will return to tour the UK and Ireland, visiting Leicester’s Curve 9 – 14 May 2022, with tickets on sale soon.

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Curve in Conversation: Welcome Back to Curve!

Curve is back and so is our podcast - Curve in Conversation! In this episode, go behind-the-scenes with host Martin Ballard to find out how we welcomed audiences back to our theatre for the first time in 14 months and hear performances and interviews with artists including Aakash Odedra, Pawlet Brookes, Alex Parker and Katie Lam, and Emma Williams, as well as conversation with The Stage News Editor Matt Hemley and our Chief Executive Chris Stafford.

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Full cast announced for UK tour of Grease - opening at Curve 30 - 31 July

Curve and the producers of the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s iconic musical GREASE are delighted to announce that Dan Partridge will be reprising the role of Danny, having played the role on the UK and Ireland tour in 2019. Georgia Louise will play Sandy, with Paul French as Kenickie and Tendai Rinomhota as Rizzo. They are joined by Alex Christian as Doody, Josh Barnett as Roger, Inez Budd as Marty, Maeve Byrne as Jan, Marianna Neofitou as Frenchy, Corinna Powlesland as Miss Lynch and Cristian Zaccarini as Sonny.

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