Mark Thomas: Cuckooed Reviews Trailer
Multi award-winning comedian Mark Thomas brings his brilliantly crafted and heartfelt show Cuckooed to Curve this Feb! Book your Tickets here: http://bit.ly/1F9VwdT
Stick Man - Live on Stage at Curve
Coming to Curve from Mon 18 - Thu 21 May
Touching, funny and utterly original, this delightful and hugely popular children’s book Stick Man features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves.
Stick Man lives in the family tree, With his Stick Lady Love, and their stick children three...' But the world is a dangerous place for Stick Man: A dog wants to play with him. A swan builds a nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Will he ever get back to the family tree?
My First Ballet: Swan Lake Trailer
Swan Lake is the latest of the classics to be recreated for young children in the My First Ballet series, this unique collaboration comes to Curve from Fri 22 May- Sat 23 May.
The performances are specially created to make classical ballet accessible and enjoyable to children from the age of three upwards.
Book your tickets here: http://bit.ly/1uNX4mW
Peter Pan Goes Wrong Trailer
Mischief Theatre brings their new production of Peter Pan Goes Wrong from 26 - 30 May! Book your tickets here http://bit.ly/1uu7W8D
The Sound of Music - In Rehearsals
This Christmas, Leicester will come alive with The Sound of Music as Paul Kerryson directs a brand new production of the much-loved Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.
Originally a hit Broadway and West End musical, then followed by the beloved 1965 movie version, The Sound of Music remains one of the most popular musicals of all time. Set against the idyllic landscape of the Austrian Alps, this heart-warming tale based on a true story follows spirited young nun Maria and her relationship with the Von Trapp family.
With a timeless score including Do-Re-Mi, My Favorite Things and Climb Ev’ry Mountain, this global phenomenon continues to enchant audiences across the world.
Following last year’s five star Christmas production of Chicago, Paul Kerryson will reunite the exceptionally talented creative team, with Choreographer Drew McOnie and Musical Director Ben Atkinson returning to bring you this magical, musical treat for the whole family.
We look forward to welcoming back Laura Pitt-Pulford who will play the role of Maria and Michael French who takes the role of Captain Von Trapp. We also have Lucy Schaufer who will be returning to Curve to play the role of Mother Abbess.
Presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe.
Audio Selections from The Sound of Music: Original Broadway Cast Recording (Sony Masterworks Broadway). Used by Permission
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Matthew Bourne's Car Man - Trailer
Showing at Curve on Tue 16 Jun — Sat 20 Jun
Don't miss this internationally acclaimed dance thriller, by Matthew Bourne. Another spectacular production from the UK’s most popular dance theatre company, The Car Man follows the phenomenal success of Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker!
Book your tickets here: http://bit.ly/1Ezsd29
Calamity Jane The Show Trailer
Directed by Nikolai Foster. A new production of the classic musical Calamity Jane starring Jodie Prenger (Oliver!, Spamalot and One Man Two Guvnors).
Featuring a cast of multi-talented actor/musicians and an Oscar nominated score that includes 'The Black Hills of Dakota', 'The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away)', 'Just Blew in from the Windy City' and the Award winning song 'Secret Love'.
Book your tickets here: http://bit.ly/1xvKSdL
Abigail's Party - In The Round
Go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team to find out about staging and performing Abigail's Party in the round.
The Tiger who came to Tea Trailer
Following a record-breaking West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger returns to Curve with this delightful, family show.
Book your tickets here: www.curveonline.co.uk/whats-on/shows/the-tiger-who-came-to-tea/
Curve Young Arts Entrepreneurs
Curve Young Arts Entrepreneurs (YAE) is a training programme that enables young people from Leicester and Leicestershire aged 16 – 25 to develop their performing arts based ideas and projects into sustainable business and employment which has an impact on their local communities.
Funded by Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, and The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, the programme has been developed over 3 years from 2011 – 2014.
Behind the scenes with the cast of Abigail's Party
It’s 1977 and Beverly is throwing a little party for her neighbours: newlyweds Tony and Angela, and divorcee Sue.
Down the road, Sue’s teenage daughter Abigail is throwing a party of her own, but could it be the grown-ups’ night which really spirals out of control? With little help from long-suffering husband Laurence, Beverly desperately attempts to hold the evening together, but as her guise as the perfect hostess starts to slip and tempers begin to flare, the evening descends into chaos with hilarious and tragic consequences.
Curve’s first show to be staged in the round, this new production of Mike Leigh’s comedy will bring audiences intimately close to the action live on stage.
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Curve Autumn 2014 Highlights
Here's a quick reminder of the exciting season we have ahead of us, there really is something for everyone this season! To book and for further information on all shows please visit our website or call the Ticket Office on 0116 242 3595.
To Kill A Mockingbird
The stage adaptation of Harper Lee's iconic novel To Kill a Mockingbird opens at Curve on Mon 13 Oct. Watch the sneak preview trailer now.
A story as moving and magical as you could ever hope to find.
For more info or to book your tickets click here: http://www.curveonline.co.uk/to-kill-a-mockingbird/
The Events Trailer
***** "Probably the finest, most important thing Greig has written" says The Daily Telegraph
This daring new play asks how far forgiveness will stretch in the face of atrocity. Featuring a different local choir at each performance and a soaring soundtrack, The Events tells of tragedy, obsession and our destructive desire to fathom the unfathomable.
Book your tickets here: http://bit.ly/1s6RuxC
Annie: In Rehearsals
Don't miss our fourth annual Community Production, the Tony Award-winning musical Annie from 26 Jul - 10 Aug 2014.
BOOK NOW: http://www.curveonline.co.uk/annie/
This classic rags-to-riches tale follows plucky orphan-girl Annie as she leaves behind her friends and attempts to escape the Hard Knock Life, finding shelter with reluctant billionaire Mr Warbucks. The relationship of the unlikely pair soon begins to grow, but how long can Annie evade the evil clutches of the delightfully wicked Miss Hannigan?
Directed by Paul Kerryson and set against the backdrop of the American Great Depression, this uplifting tale features the well-known classics Tomorrow, Little Girls and Easy Street. Join Annie and her faithful companion, dog Sandy, on their heart-warming adventure to find the family they are longing for.