Curve, Leicester will present a new production of the iconic Broadway musical ‘A Chorus Line’ this Christmas!

Curve is set to bring one singular sensation to Leicester this Christmas with a new Made at Curve production of the legendary Broadway musical, A Chorus Line, running Friday 3 to Friday 31 December 2021.

The iconic show will be directed by Curve’s Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, whose recent productions include Sunset Boulevard – at Home, West Side Story and White Christmas.

Full casting and production team will be revealed in due course.

The news comes as Curve also announces its production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz has now been postponed until Christmas 2022, due to plans for a national tour of the musical in 2023 following its run at Curve. All ticket-holders for The Wizard of Oz will be contacted by Curve’s Box Office team in the coming weeks and full refunds and exchanges will be available.

With a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward KlebanA Chorus Line features iconic songs including ‘One’, ‘I Hope I Get It’, ‘Nothing’ and the hit ballad ‘What I Did For Love’. A Chorus Line revolutionised the Broadway stage, with creator Michael Bennett using real-life testimonies from late night recording sessions with chorus dancers, to amplify and celebrate the lives of theatre’s unsung heroes.

New York City. 1975. On an empty Broadway stage, 18 performers are put through their paces in the final, gruelling audition for a new Broadway musical. Only eight will make the cut. The audition takes an unexpected turn as the director, Zach, invites the performers to open up about their lives and what brought them into theatre. What follows are searing stories of ambition, childhood, shattered dreams and what it means to follow your dreams onto the stage. The emotional stakes are heightened when Zach’s ex-lover Cassie, fresh from an attempt to make it in Hollywood, wants to audition for the chorus line.

Sensational choreography, some of the greatest songs ever written for the Broadway stage and heart-wrenching personal stories combine to create one singular sensation and musical theatre’s most unforgettable finale. 

Tickets for A Chorus Line at Curve will be on sale to Curve Friends from today (Monday 29 March), Supporters from Tuesday 30 March, to Members and Groups from Thursday 1 April and on General Sale from Thursday 8 April, all at 12 noon. Tickets can be purchased online at www.curveonline.co.uk.

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