Paul Kerryson News

Nikolai Foster Appointed Artistic Director At The Curve!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Curve today announces the appointment of Nikolai Foster as the company's new Artistic Director. Foster takes up the position in January 2015, succeeding Paul Kerryson who steps down as Artistic Director at the end of this year, after 22 years in post. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HAIRSPRAY, Curve Theatre Leicester, March 10 2014
by Jenny Antill - Mar 12, 2014

Hairspray seems to have been doing the rounds in the UK since it closed in the West End in 2010. It is a very popular show among audiences and although the last national tour is still fresh in our mind, the Curve's Artistic Director Paul Kerryson has decided his venue would do a brand new production. Some may say a good idea and others bad but regardless, the Curve is notorious for its phenomenal production values so personally I am very excited about this new offering. (more...)

Curve Announces THE SOUND OF MUSIC Plus Launches UK Tour Of BARNUM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Next Christmas, Leicester will be alive with The Sound of Music as Curve will be producing a brand new version of the heart-warming, award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical; and the UK tour of Barnum launches there in the summer. (more...)

Kerryson To Leave Curve In Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

With Curve currently celebrating its first 5 years, Paul Kerryson announces he will leave as Artistic Director in December 2014. Paul Kerryson said today, 'On the occasion of Curve's 5th birthday I would like to announce that I will be leaving Curve as Artistic Director at the end of next year, December 2014. It has been a privilege to have played a part in the artistic vision and creation of Curve and then the incredibly exciting first five years' (more...)

BWW Reviews: CHICAGO, Curve Theatre Leicester, December 4 2013
by Jenny Antill - Dec 05, 2013

Last night marked five years to the day since Her Majesty The Queen opened the Curve Theatre in Leicester. To celebrate this, the wonderful team at the theatre put on a showbiz evening to remember. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Promo Shots for Curve's CHICAGO; Performances to Begin 29 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

The cast of Chicago has arrived at Leicester's Curve theatre today for the rehearsals of the hotly anticipated Christmas production and centre piece of the theatre's 5th Birthday Season. Check out promo shots below! (more...)

Curve Announces New Production Of HAIRSPRAY, Starring David Witts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Artistic Director Paul Kerryson has announced a new production of Hairspray, with David Witts as Link Larkin. The production opens on 5 March 2014, with previews from 28 February, and running until 5 April. (more...)

Rushworth and Sutton To Star In Curve's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Artistic Director Paul Kerryson today announces the full cast for his new production of Chicago. Leading the company are Verity Rushworth (Velma Kelly), Gemma Sutton (Roxie Hart), David Leonard (Billy Flynn) and Sandra Marvin (Mama Morton) with Adam Bailey (Mary Sunshine) and Matthew Barrow (Amos) (more...)

BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE To Play Curve And Mercury, Oct/Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

As part of its celebratory 5th Birthday Season, Leicester's Curve theatre is producing Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane in a co-production with the Mercury Theatre Colchester. (more...)

Leicester's Curve Theatre Announces First Associate Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

As part of Curve's on-going commitment to supporting and developing talent within the East Midlands, the Leicester theatre has announced the appointment of its first Associate Artists; Aakash Odedra Company, New Art Club and METRO-BOULOT-DODO. (more...)

Extra Dates Added For PIAF At Curve Theatre, Starring Ruffelle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2013

Following the overwhelming audience response and unprecedented ticket demand for the recently opened production of Piaf,Curve has announced additional performance dates from 3 - 6 April 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Frances Ruffelle and More in West End's PIAF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Known to all as 'Piaf', the sparrow who rose from the streets of Paris to the international stage, French chanteuse Edith Gassion's life and career is as unique as her extraordinary singing voice. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PIAF, Starring Frances Ruffelle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Frances Ruffelle stars as PIAF in Pam Gems' play, currently running at the Curve, Leicester. (more...)

PIAF: Before Opening Night
by Guest Blogger: Tiffany Graves - Feb 25, 2013

'Tis the Sunday before Piaf opens at The Curve Theatre, Leicester. I am sitting in my digs, with a glass of wine in hand, wondering what the press will think of it all. Hopefully, they will enjoy it as much as the preview audiences. However, until they give their verdict, let me tell you about the lead-up to now and rehearsals. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Stars in Title Role in PIAF at the Curve in Leicester, Beginning Today
by BWW - Feb 22, 2013

Frances Ruffelle plays the title role in Pam Gems' Piaf at the Curve in Leicester from tonight, Feb. 22. Artistic Director Paul Kerryson helms the play about the singer Edith Piaf. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Frances Ruffelle and More in Rehearsals for PIAF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Known to all as 'Piaf', the sparrow who rose from the streets of Paris to the international stage, French chanteuse Edith Gassion's life and career is as unique as her extraordinary singing voice. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsals of PIAF, Starring Frances Ruffelle, at the Curve
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2013

Go behind the scenes at the Curve Theatre as the cast rehearse for this week's opening of Piaf! (more...)

CHICAGO Set to Premiere at UK's Curve in Leicester, November 29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

CHICAGO is set to premiere at U.K.'s Curve in Leicester, November 29, 2013 - January 11, 2014. (more...)

Full Cast Confirmed For PIAF, Starring Frances Ruffelle, At Leicester Curve From Feb 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

As we reported earlier in the month, Tiffany Graves joins Frances Ruffelle in the cast of Piaf, opening at the Leicester Curve in February. (more...)

Curve Theatre To Produce CHICAGO As Part Of Fifth Anniversary Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

This Christmas Curve will produce a brand new stage version of the sensational Tony Award-winning musical Chicago, directed by Curve Artistic Director Paul Kerryson. (more...)

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