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Curve Theatre

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Address: 1 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)116 2423560
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9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Description: Curve Theatre is Leicester’s magnificent home for theatre and the...
Curve Theatre is Leicester’s magnificent home for theatre and the performing arts and is situated at the heart of the city’s Cultural Quarter. Curve is a proud supporter of new and emerging talent and actively participates in the development of the next generation of artists, writers and directors. As well as presenting some of the world’s finest touring work, Curve produces a varied programme of diverse, exciting and inspiring theatre including large scale musicals to rival the West End.
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The Woman in Black

We attended the matinee performance of Woman in Black at the Curve yesterday. It was our first visit to the Curve. We loved the performance and really enjoyed the whole... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We attended the matinee performance of Woman in Black at the Curve yesterday. It was our first visit to the Curve. We loved the performance and really enjoyed the whole experience. The actors were amazing and had us on the edge of our seats throughout. Lighting and sound were great and we had a great view from our seats. Would... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I have been to the Curve a couple of times over the last few months and each and every production has been of the highest standard. Every seat I have been in I have had a good view and the acoustics seem fine (to my untrained ear). I think the only think that lets it down is the facilities and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Some good productions but let down by the poor sound quality and the lack of atmosphere you get in old theatres. It has no soul and is my least favourite theatre of all time and feels very industrial and is very cold. Only redeeming factor is that there seems to be a decent view from every seat.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Yesterday I attended the matinee of the Woman in Black and what an excellent thriller of a play this was. Only two actors playing a variety of parts excluding the person that plays the spectre .The light and sound effects department were superb and the acting first class. I can understand other reviewers coming up with various quibbles but David... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I love the Curve, this venue is really impressive and I have always been impressed by the quality of the performances both on the main stage, studio and rehearsal rooms. The Curve always has Childrens activities on over holidays which are normally free, and if you buy tickets for a performance you can park in the NCP for a reduced... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Easy to find . Car parking in a nearby multi storey car park next door with its own walk way which goes straight into the first floor of the theatre. Lots of seating, comfortable and good viewing from all over. No pillars . A semi circular stage with excellent lighting facilities and clever aspects for rotating scenes. A large stage... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Excellent production of The Woman In Black but the theatre itself lacked atmosphere and was very cold. This was my first visit and I was sadly disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The curve feels like a second home I've watched so many shows here....its a family favourite and every show is very professional. I don't think you could ask for a better place to visit...One little grumble..waiting times at the bar..It gets so busy it can be a wait to be served at times but that would never stop me going

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The curve cost I believe £60,000,000. the bulk of which I guess has been spent on the exterior.The interior and the main auditorium is extremely plain and all passage ways generally drafty, essentially constructed from breeze block( obviously to save money.)You certainly do not feel your anywhere special and the inferior materials used does not contribute to your evening out,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fantastic production, the singing was outstanding, excellent seats love the curve!!!!! This was my second visit would recommend it to everyone.

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