Curve theatre

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Cancellations, costs and chaos: UK theatres grapple with rising Covid cases
Infections among workforce lead theatres to cancel performances, with loan repayments, soaring energy prices and the cost of living crisis adding to their woes

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

14, Jun, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Ballet Hispánico review – Latinx bite, humour and vogueing in heels
The New York company makes a long-awaited English debut with a colourful and lively triple bill that interrogates Latinx stereotypes while celebrating self-actualisation

Lyndsey Winship

08, May, 2022 @10:09 AM

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical review – hits, heartache and rollerskates
Molly-Grace Cutler is in fine voice in this jukebox musical but the story shortchanges the singer-songwriter’s achievements

Chris Wiegand

03, Mar, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Feel the sequins: touch tours and headset hosts are a sensation for visually impaired audiences
A writer who had felt shut out from stage plays finds out how Curve Leicester’s A Chorus Line is presented with audio description and a guide to the costumes

Caroline Butterwick

05, Jan, 2022 @12:41 PM

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‘Beautiful, profound, uplifting’: readers’ favourite stage shows of 2021
A comeback year saw standout productions up and down the country. Here’s your pick of the best

Guardian readers

20, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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A Chorus Line review – a timely revival of the 70s musical
The 70s musical centred on a group of Broadway musical auditionees is all about the ensemble in Nikolai Foster’s winning revival

Clare Brennan

12, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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No turkeys allowed! 25 of the best shows to book for Christmas 2021
Looking for a jolly good trip to the theatre this winter? Here’s our pick’n’mix selection of musicals, pantos and festive spectaculars, featuring circus tricks, high kicks and puppet rodents

Chris Wiegand

16, Nov, 2021 @3:33 PM

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof review – Big Daddy’s birthday party still blazes
An imaginative staging of Tennessee Williams’ classic foregrounds the southern drama’s roots in Greek tragedy

Mark Lawson

09, Sep, 2021 @12:22 PM

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The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber review – blows off lockdown cobwebs
Powerhouse renditions of songs from Joseph, Phantom, Superstar and more – plus memories from the man himself – dazzle in an inventive show

Chris Wiegand

10, Jun, 2021 @10:54 AM

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Aakash Odedra: Rising review – superhero speed with a light touch
Odedra revives his inspiring 2011 show of four solo works choreographed by himself, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Lyndsey Winship

25, May, 2021 @2:49 PM

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'We are guests on Earth': Akram Khan to stage The Jungle Book as climate crisis tale
Choreographer’s new version, to be performed at Leicester’s Curve in 2022, reinvents Kipling’s Mowgli as a climate refugee

Lyndsey Winship

19, Mar, 2021 @10:27 AM

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The Color Purple review – musical romance rings hollow from a distance
Covid guidelines and clunky camerawork sadly undermine the ebullient performances in this digital adaptation of Alice Walker’s modern classic

Arifa Akbar

18, Feb, 2021 @12:34 PM

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