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New Curve in Conversation Episode - Behind-the-scenes of Come From Away Rehearsals!

February's episode of Curve in Conversation is out now!

Join us as we take a step behind the curtain and enter the Come From Away rehearsals.

Featuring interviews with the cast, you do not want to miss this latest podcast!

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MY FAIR LADY on sale now for Christmas 2024

We're delighted that our 2024 Made at Curve Christmas production will be Lerner and Loewe's classic musical MY FAIR LADY.

Directed by Nikolai Foster (EVITA, A CHORUS LINE, BILLY ELLIOT), the musical is set to be an enchanting and dazzling treat for all the family.

Running 23 November 2024 to 4 January 2025, tickets are on sale now. Visit the link below to book!

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CURVE’S NEW WORK FESTIVAL RETURNS NEXT WEEK

Our New Work Festival - a celebration of talented artists and creativity in the Midlands - is back next week!

Running throughout March, the festival will include performances, showcases, support for local artists, workshops and discussions.

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English Touring Opera return this April

Join us this April for a double-header of new productions from English Touring Opera!

Choose from Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress on Mon 15 Apr, or Puccini's Manon Lescaut on Tue 16 Apr, or save 10% when you book for both.

Find out more at the link below, and get a preview of Manon Lescaut in the video above.

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Drop the Dead Donkey in rehearsals!

30 years since the launch of the trailblazing, smash-hit TV series, the Globelink News team are back and now live on stage for the very first time.

Starring the original cast members Susannah Doyle, Robert Duncan, Ingrid Lacey, Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, Stephen Tompkinson, and Victoria Wicks, the iconic BAFTA and EMMY award-winning comedy is reimagined in this brand-new topical commentary on the cutthroat world of 24-hour news. Bursting with razor-sharp wit and classic British humour, this hot off-the-press production will leave
you in stitches.

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A stage adaptation of Kavita Puri's acclaimed book

The 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent into India and Pakistan saw millions uprooted and resulted in unspeakable violence. It would also shape modern Britain. Witnesses to this brutal moment in history live among us, yet the stories of that time remain shrouded in silence.

SILENCE is a new play from Tara Theatre focused on communal storytelling – presenting a shared history inspired by the remarkable personal testimonies of people who lived through the last days of the British Raj.

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First Fridays - New Work Festival Specials

As part of NEW WORK FESTIVAL 2024, which runs throughout March, we are offering a special selection of FIRST FRIDAYS with the wider Curve team so you can benefit from the broad range of skills we have in-house.

Each slot will be for 30 minutes on Teams.

We may not know or have the answers but we will do our best to signpost, share knowledge, listen, and offer resources where we can. We very much want to build our relationships with local artists and will endeavour to be as transparent as possible about what we can and can’t offer in those conversations.

Age recommendation: 18+

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New Work Festival: Kali Theatre Discovery Showcase

Kali Theatre in partnership with Leicester Curve presents DISCOVERY LEICESTER.

Staged Readings of 4 striking short plays by newly discovered talents from Leicester and beyond, including It Moved For Me by Upasana Kadam, Hope New Mill by Amina Beg, CHRYSALIS by Shaira Sandhu and The Incident by Amrita Manku.

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Come From Away

Winner of Best New Musical across the globe, Come From Away shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.

Experience the joy, heartache, and soaring music as the spirited locals and global passengers overcome their fears and a world of cultural differences to come together and forge friendships that will stay with them forever.

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10 Nights

One man’s spiritual journey is about to begin…after he’s posted one last TikTok.

When Yasser decides to take part in itikaf, sleeping and fasting in the mosque for the last ten nights of Ramadan, he soon regrets his decision. But as he navigates smug worshippers, shared bathrooms, and recurring thoughts of chunky chips, Yasser’s isolation forces him to confront a side of himself he’s been trying to keep hidden.

A moving and funny play, 10 Nights is the story of one man’s journey of self-discovery, and facing the consequences of your actions.

Don’t miss your chance to see this “gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical.”–The Guardian.

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International Women's Day Market on the Mezzanine

Celebrate International Womens’ Day with Kainé at their pop-up Market on the Mezzanine!

From unique crafts to innovative products and services, this special event will highlight the diversity and strength that local female entrepreneurs bring to Leicester’s business landscape.

Market times: 3pm – 6pm

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Scenes from RENT - A Staged Performance

Jonathan Larson’s acclaimed rock opera is a celebration of community in the face of adversity in this bilingual workshop performance as part of our New Work Festival 2024.

Scenes from RENT – A Staged Performance brings together a selection of key scenes and hit songs from the show, including ‘Seasons of Love’ and ‘La Vie Boheme’, to explore the musical through the lens of the isolation and prejudice faced by deaf and hearing communities during the 1980s AIDS crisis.

Performed in British Sign Language and English, Lilac Yosiphon (Oh What A Lovely War) directs an ensemble cast of deaf and hearing actors in this exciting reimagining of one of musical theatre’s most beloved titles.

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BRAND NEW EPISODE OF OUR PODCAST- CURVE IN CONVERSATION

The October edition of Curve in Conversation is here!

In this episode, our host Martin Ballard speaks to Evita choreographer Adam Murray (Rocketman, Cruella), and Curve's very own Cara Nolan, director of the The Owl Who Came for Christmas.

Find out more and listen here.

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Explore our Digital Learning Resource Library

To support learning around our Made at Curve productions, we have created a number of Education Packs filled with insights and activities that everyone can enjoy.

Delve deeper into Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, A Chorus Line, The Color Purple, West Side Story and more in our resource library at the link below.

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Learn with top artists in Curve Classroom

Since January, we're proud to have supported home-schooling during the third national lockdown with our educational initiative, Curve Classroom.

The free sessions cover a range of topics for all ages and are delivered by a host of leading artists including performers Molly Lynch, Garry Robson and Hareet Deol, Designers Grace Smart and Kate Unwin, Director Julia Thomas, Choreographers Arlene Phillips and Mel Knott, Writers Jess Green and Rob Ward, as well as a number of Midlands-based artists local to Curve in Leicester.

Find out more and explore the full archive here.

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