Curve Spring/Summer 24 Highlights Brochure

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SPRING/SUMMER

Access at

Curve is proud to offer a programme of accessible performances throughout the year, including: Captioned, BSL Interpreted, Relaxed, Dementia Friendly and Audio Described performances with Touch Tours. To find out more about our Access Performances, please visit us at curveonline.co.uk/access/

Upcoming Access Performances

Captioned Performances

10 Nights

Fri 1 Mar, 7.45pm

Sat 2 Mar, 2.30pm & 7.45pm

Scenes from RENT

A Staged Performance

Closed captions are provided via The Difference Engine

Life of Pi

Sat 16 Mar, 2.15pm

The Full Monty

Sat 30 Mar, 2.15pm

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Thu 4 Apr, 7.30pm

Silence

Fri 19 Apr, 7.45pm

Blood Brothers

Thu 25 Apr, 7.30pm

Six

Wed 8 May, 8.30pm

A Chorus Line

Wed 10 Jul, 2.15pm & 7.30pm

Relaxed Performances

The Gruffalo’s Child

Wed 27 Mar, 11am

A Chorus Line

Sat 13 Jul, 2.15pm

To find out more about our Access Performances, please visit us at curveonline.co.uk/ access/

BSL Interpreted

Scenes from RENT

A Staged Performance

Thu 7 Mar, 7.45pm

Fri 8 Mar, 7.45pm

Sat 9 Mar, 2.30pm & 7.45pm

Drop the Dead Donkey

Fri 22 Mar, 7.30pm

The Gruffalo’s Child

Thu 28 Mar, 2pm

Giovanni: Let Me Entertain You

Mon 1 Apr, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Wed 3 Apr, 7.30pm

Silence

Thu 18 Apr, 7.45pm

Six

Sat 4 May, 4pm

A Chorus Line

Tue 9 Jul, 7.30pm

Audio

Described

Life of Pi

Wed 13 Mar, 7.30pm

Touch Tour from 6pm

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Sat 6 Apr, 2.15pm

Touch Tour from 12.45pm

Silence

Sat 20 Apr, 2.30pm

Touch Tour from 1pm

Blood Brothers

Sat 27 Apr, 2.15pm

Touch Tour from 12.45pm

Six

Sat 4 May, 4pm

Touch Tour from 2.30pm

A Chorus Line

Thu 11 Jul, 7.30pm

Touch Tour from 6pm

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7.45pm Sat 2.30pm FRI 1 – SAT 2 MAR • STUDIO THEATRE PHIZZICAL presents 
PERFORMANCE
Fri-Sat
captivating piece of storytelling, featuring a community that remains under-represented on stage, and it has
WHATSONSTAGE
'slow-burning, smartly written' THE STAGE
Iqbal
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nominated play Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes.
a lovely heart'
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Shahid
Khan
Olivier
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• STUDIO THEATRE
TIMES
7.45pm Sat 2.30pm Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes.
THU 7 – SAT 9 MAR
PERFORMANCE
Thu-Sat

FRI 1 – FRI 22 MAR

FRIDAYS New Work Festival Specials

FRI 1 MAR

KALI THEATRE Discovery Showcase

FRI 15 MAR

NEW WRITERS SHOWCASE with Joe Gilmour

TUE 19 MAR

HOW TO HAVE A QUEER CAREER

with Rikki Beadle Blair

FRI 22 – SAT 23 MAR

Curve’s NEW WORK

FESTIVAL returns with a packed programme developing, supporting and celebrating talented Midlands artists.

SAT 9 MAR AUDITION TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP with Cara Nolan

SAT 6 MAR

FRI 22 MAR

RAPID WRITE RESPONSE SHARING

WRITING WORKSHOP

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BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595 PERFORMANCE TIMES Tue-Sat 7.45pm Thu & Sat 2.15pm, Sun 3pm TUE 12 – SUN 17 MAR • THEATRE DRAMA Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes.

Thu

Sat

FAMILY WWW.CURVEONLINE.CO.UK
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PERFORMANCE
& Fri
1.30pm
&
10.30am, 1.30pm
4pm THU 14 – SUN 17 MAR • STUDIO THEATRE Based on the Bestselling Book by Curve, Rose Theatre, Nicoll Entertainment, MAST Mayflower Studios, and Unicorn Theatre present Text © Rachel Bright. Illustrations © Jim Field. Licensed by Hachette Children’s Group Live on stage!
Sun
&
COMEDY BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595 PERFORMANCE TIMES Tue-Sat 7.30pm, Thu & Sat 2.15pm TUE 19 – SAT 23 MAR • THEATRE THE PIONEERING TV COMEDY HITS THE STAGE UK TOUR 2024 Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes.
An Amateur Performance licensed by arrangement with The Agency, 24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park, London W11 4LZ info@theagency.co.uk CYCC ACT 10-13 WWW.CURVEONLINE.CO.UK PERFORMANCE TIME 6.30pm
23 MAR • STUDIO THEATRE PERFORMANCE TIME 4.30pm SAT 23 MAR • STUDIO THEATRE An Amateur Performance licenced by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK.
SAT

ADAPTED FROM JULIA DONALDSON AND AXEL SCHEFFLER’S AWARD-WINNING PICTURE BOOK

‘Everything good children’s theatre should be’

The List

PERFORMANCE

Tue

Wed-Thu

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1.30pm & 4.30pm
TUE 26 – THU 28 MAR • STUDIO THEATRE
11am & 2pm
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Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes.
The Gruffalo’s Child © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler 2004 –Macmillan Children’s Books

• ARTS

• COMMUNITY

• EDUCATION

CURVE AFFILIATE COMMUNITY GROUP

SAT 30 MAR • STUDIO THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIME

7pm

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Host Eugénie Burton Sylvia Cole AC4S Kainé Choir
PERFORMANCE TIMES 2.30pm & 7.30pm STRICTLY THEATRE CO. PRESENTS MON 1 APR • THEATRE DANCE Extra Performance Added Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes. BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595
COMEDY PERFORMANCE TIMES Tue-Sat 7.30pm, Thu & Sat 2.15pm Sun 3pm TUE 2 – SUN 7 APR • THEATRE HALF TERM Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes. WWW.CURVEONLINE.CO.UK
MUSICAL BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595
TIME 7.45pm FRI 5 – SAT 6 APR • STUDIO THEATRE
PERFORMANCE
MUSICAL WWW.CURVEONLINE.CO.UK PERFORMANCE TIME 7.30pm MON 8 – TUE 9 APR • THEATRE  ‘Unstoppable, mesmerising genius’ BROADWAY BABY  ‘Wickedly camp’ ATTITUDE

WED 10 APR • THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIME

7.30pm

DANCE
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A YOUNGER THEATRE KVN Dance Company
“Hilarious – this show will have you in stitches”
The Standard

THU 11 APR • THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIME

7.30pm

BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595 COMEDY
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DANCE
TIME 7.30pm FRI 12 APR • THEATRE BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595
PERFORMANCE

The hit musical shown on screen with lyrics so EVERYONE can join in!

Sing-a-Long-a

SAT 13 APR • THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIMES

1pm & 5pm

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BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595 ALED JONES FULL CIRCLE MUSIC PERFORMANCE TIME 7.30pm SUN 14 APR • THEATRE

Igor Stravinsky's

MON 15 APR • THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIME

7.30pm

20% discount for members when booked before 31st Jan. Multibuy offer: 10% off when you book both performances.

Giacomo Puccini's

TUE 16 APR • THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIME

7.30pm

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OPERA
BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595 DRAMA PERFORMANCE TIMES Tue-Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm TUE 16 – SAT 20 APR • STUDIO THEATRE Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes.  ‘Powerful docu-theatre show giving voice to those caught up in the chaos of the Partition of India’ TIME OUT
Tia Dutt Mamta Kaash Bhasker Patel Asif Khan Alexandra D’Sa Aaron Gill

WED 17 APR • THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIME 7.30pm

MON 29 APR • THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIME 7.30pm

MUSIC
ONE NIGHT
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THEATRE IS BETTER ENJOYED TOGETHER

We’d love to welcome your group to Curve. Whether it’s for a school trip, special occasion, a night out with friends, an outing with colleagues or spending time with your family, bring 10 or more people and enjoy great savings.

Book tickets before they go on general sale Reserve now and pay later

Enjoy Group discounts on ticket prices Take part in workshops and after-show discussions* Show-themed Café and Bar offers

We know how much work goes into organising a group outing – our Box Office team will look after your booking from the moment you book your tickets until the cast take the final bow, ensuring you and your party have a great trip out to the theatre.

All discounts are subject to availability and ticket prices may be subject to change, so book early to get the best prices.

To book please call Group Sales on 0116 242 3595 or email groupbookings@curvetheatre.co.uk

*Additional activities which are not included in the price of the ticket may carry an additional charge.
Photograph: Marc Brenner ( Evita)
MUSICAL WWW.CURVEONLINE.CO.UK
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7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat 2.15pm TUE 23 – SAT 27 APR • THEATRE ALL MAJOR AWARDS BEST MUSICAL ‘BRINGS THE AUDIENCE CHEERING TO ITS FEET AND ROARING APPROVAL’ DAILY MAIL ‘UNMISSABLE AND UNBEATABLE’ THE SPECTATOR BILL KENWRIGHT PRESENTS Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes.
PERFORMANCE
Tue-Sat
DANCE NATIONAL DANCE THEATRE COMPANY OF JAMAICA WED 1 MAY • STUDIO THEATRE SIGNATURES & BLACK BRITISH DANCE PLATFORM PERFORMANCE TIME 7.45pm PERFORMANCE TIME 7.45pm FRI 3 – SAT 4 MAY • STUDIO THEATRE BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595

THU 9 – SAT 11 MAY • STUDIO THEATRE

PERFORMANCE TIMES

Thu 4pm, Fri 10am & 1pm

FAMILY
Sat 11am & 2pm WWW.CURVEONLINE.CO.UK
JOIN TODAY! Find out more about all our memberships on Curve’s website CURVEONLINE.CO.UK *Terms and conditions apply SEE MORE AND SAVE ENJOY GREAT BENEFITS FROM JUST £20 A YEAR Ticket Discounts Priority Booking Membership e-Newsletters Invitations to Exclusive Events Discounts at the Stage Door Bar and Green Room Café

PERFORMANCE

Thu-Sat

TIMES
Sun
THU 30 MAY – SUN 2 JUN • THEATRE WWW.CURVEONLINE.CO.UK CIRCUS
7pm, Sat 2.30pm
1pm & 5pm
BOX OFFICE: 0116 242 3595 Original Broadway production produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp, Producer, in association with Plum Productions, Inc. A CHORUS LINE is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC. www.concordtheatricals.co.uk Conceived, Originally Directed & Choreographed by MICHAEL BENNETT Music by MARVIN HAMLISCH Lyrics by EDWARD KLEBAN Co Choreographed by BOB AVIAN Book by JAMES KIRKWOOD NICHOLAS DANTE Director NIKOLAI FOSTER Choreographer ELLEN KANE Set Designer GRACE SMART Musical Supervisor DAVID SHRUBSOLE Costume Designer EDD LINDLEY Lighting Designer HOWARD HUDSON Sound Designer TOM MARSHALL Photograph: Marc Brenner from the 2021 production ONE AUDITION. SEVENTEEN STORIES. ONE SINGULAR SENSATION.
WWW.CURVEONLINE.CO.UK MUSICAL PERFORMANCE TIMES Mon-Sat 7.30pm, Mon 8 Jul 7pm, Thu 4 Jul, Sat 6 Jul, Wed 10 Jul & Sat 13 Jul 2.15pm FRI 28 JUN – SAT 13 JUL • THEATRE ADAM COOPER as Zach CARLY MERCEDES DYER as Cassie AS SEEN ON Access performances at Curve are kindly sponsored by Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester and David Wilson Homes.
COMING SOON 15 – 20 JUL 23 – 27 JUL
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BOOKING INFORMATION

www.curveonline.co.uk

0116 242 3595

tickets@curvetheatre.co.uk

Our website is available 24/7 for online bookings. It is safe and easy to use, ensuring you can purchase tickets with confidence. Opening times for telephone enquiries are 12pm – 8pm on show days and 12pm – 6pm on non-show days. You will still be able to book in-person at Curve from 10am when the building opens and the team will be able to offer advice on seating, access requirements and any other questions you might have in-person before telephone lines open at 12pm. All tickets purchased are done so under our standard terms and conditions, which are available to view online.

All tickets are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale and Attendance, available on our website.

All tickets are non-refundable except in the case of a cancelled or rescheduled performance.

Published ticket prices include up to a £1.50 contribution, which is invested back into the organisation.

All performance details and content descriptions are correct at the time of print and are subject to change and interpretation.

All tickets are sold in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2016.

CONCESSIONS AND DISCOUNTS

For the majority of shows and performances, we offer discounted ticket prices for:

• Curve Membership Holders

• Under 16 year olds

• 16 - 26 year olds and students

• Groups of 10+

• School or Youth Groups 10+

• Customers with additional needs, with free tickets for Essential Companions

To find out what discounts are available for each show, please visit curveonline.co.uk or call the Box Office team on 0116 242 3595 Only one discount is available per ticket and cannot be applied retrospectively. All prices, concessions, offers and discounts are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time, without prior notice.

Please visit the website for Age Guidance and show warnings for each show

THANK YOU

PRINCIPAL FUNDERS

SPONSORS

TRUSTS AND FOUNDATIONS

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Backstage Trust

Headley Trust

Mackintosh Foundation

PARTNERS

Curve

The Martin Trust for Young People

National Lottery Community Fund

Wolfson Foundation

MADE AT CURVE CIRCLE PATRONS

Jon and Katey Jorgensen

J.J. Murphy

Ros and Alan Haigh

Jane Harris-Lock

Jeremy and Mary-Vere Parr

David and Diane Statham

FRIENDS AND BUSINESS FRIENDS

Angelic Photo

Annie Bannister

Yvonne Burge

Anthony and Lisa Clare

Mike Dalzell

Nikolai Foster

Linda Fox

Neil and Jackie Frettsome

Pepe Gallardo Mora

Andrea Gray

The Gresham Aparthotel

Mike Griffiths

Simon Harrison

Alan Heggs

Peter Hollis

JK Training

Helen Johnson

discuss opportunities for

support,

KAS Electrical Services

Jonathan Kerry

Katrina Kinch

Robert and Janie Martin

Barbara Matthews

Lynne McCormack

Elizabeth Owen

Jean Roberts

The Rowleys Partnership Ltd

Neil Russ

Tanya Russ

Sarah Higgins Corporate Coaching

Chris Stafford

Steven Mather Solicitor

Stowe Family Law LLP

Philip and Alison Tasker

Robert David Williamson – in memoriam is a Registered Charity (230708)
PLAY YOUR PART IN MAKING CURVE A THEATRE FOR ALL – SUPPORT OUR WORK AS A REGISTERED CHARITY.
To
please contact our Fundraising Team on 0116 402 6345 or email give@curvetheatre.co.uk
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