The Curve Theatre in Leicester’s production of the musical will open at the theatre from 28th June to 13th July 2024.
It has been announced by Sadler’s Wells and Jonathan Church Theatre Productions that the Curve theatre production of A Chorus Line will have a summer run at Sadler’s Wells 31st July to 25th August 2024 as part of a UK tour which will visit: The Lowry in Salford 23rd to 27th July, Norwich Theatre Royal 27th to 31st August, The Marlowe in Canterbury 2nd to 7th September, Birmingham Hippodrome 10th to 14th September, New Theatre, Cardiff, 16th to 21st September, Edinburgh Festival Theatre 24th to 28th September and Wycombe Swan 30th September to 5th October.
Directed by Curve’s Artistic Director Nikolai Foster (West Side Story, Billy Elliot the Musical, Curve) this production was originally seen in Leicester in Christmas 2021. It is choreographed by Ellen Kane (Matilda the Musical, Netflix, Legally Blonde, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) set design by Grace Smart (Hamlet, The Globe), costume design by Edd Lindley (Billy Elliot the Musical, Curve), lighting design by Howard Hudson (& Juliet, Broadway, West End, Australia) and sound design by Tom Marshall (Grease, Dominion Theatre). The show’s orchestra will be supported by music licensing company, PPL.
New York City. 1975. On an empty Broadway stage, seventeen performers are put through their paces in the final, gruelling audition for a new Broadway musical. Only eight will make the cut.A Chorus Line is a musical masterpiece that revolutionised Broadway, with creator Michael Bennett using real-life testimonies from late-night recording sessions with dancers. Celebrate the lives of theatre’s unsung heroes, as they tell searing stories of ambition, shattered hopes, and what it really costs to follow your dreams.
This revival of the production will see the cast being led by Adam Cooper as Zach and Carly Mercedes Dyer as Cassie, reprising their roles from the 2021 run. Full casting has yet to be announced.
The musical features a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward Kleban, A Chorus Line features iconic songs including One, I Hope I Get It, Nothing and the hit ballad What I Did For Love.
To book tickets for the tour visit each venue’s website.