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Vote for Curve in the WhatsOnStage Awards

The Leicester theatre has received nominations for three of its productions in this year's WhatsOnStage Awards.

The cast of A Chorus Line - Photography by Marc Brenner
A Chorus Line - Photo by Marc Brenner

Leicester’s Curve has received more nominations than ever at this year’s WhatsOnStage Awards.

Your votes can help the theatre win for the following list of shows:

A Chorus Line

Best Choreography (Ellen Kane)

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Best Musical Direction or Supervision (Sarah Travis, Steve Sidwell and the company)

Billy Elliot: The Musical

Best Direction (Nikolai Foster)

Best Regional Production

Best Musical Revival

The theatre’s Made at Curve productions received five nominations in total. A Chorus Line, (Curve’s 2021 Christmas musical) and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical are each shortlisted for one award and there are three nominations for Curve’s smash-hit summer production of Billy Elliot: The Musical.

The WhatsOnStage Awards are the only major theatre awards nominated and voted for by the public. Voting is open until Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and audiences can choose their winners online.

The cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - Photography by Ellie Kurttz
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - Photo by Ellie Kurttz

In a joint statement, Curve’s Chief Executive Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster said:

"The WhatsOnStage Awards are especially important to us as they are voted for by our audiences and the public. We are incredibly grateful for each and every vote, which recognises the extraordinary talents and hard work of the production teams who have brought their talents to Curve and these celebrated productions.

"Never before has Curve been nominated for so many prestigious WhatsOnStage awards. Please vote for your favourite Curve shows - your continued support means the world to us and really does make a difference."

Jaden Shentall-Lee (Billy) and Joe Caffrey (Jackie) in Billy Elliot: The Musical - Photography by Marc Brenner
Billy Elliot: The Musical - Photo by Marc Brenner

The winners of the 23rd WhatsOnStage Awards will be announced on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at a ceremony held at the Prince of Wales Theatre.

This Christmas, audiences can enjoy the Made at Curve production of The Wizard of Oz, now running until Sunday, January 8, 2023. Directed by Nikolai Foster and featuring rising star Georgina Onuorah as Dorothy, the musical includes additional music and songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, alongside iconic originals from the MGM film.


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