Actress Seyi Omooba has lost her employment tribunal case alleging breach of contract and religious discrimination for her dismissal from a production of The Color Purple.
Leicester’s Curve theatre has revealed new dates and further casting for its upcoming season of socially distanced performances.
Live theatre will return to Leicester as Curve announces plans to reopen to the public from 23 November 2020. The theatre, which was forced to close on 16 March, will open again this autumn for re-imagined, socially distanced concert performances of acclaimed Made at Curve productions, using the building’s unique theatre design.
More than 1,300 arts and cultural organisations have benefited from a share of £257 million as part of a vital financial boost from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.
Curve Leicester’s Chris Stafford and Nikolai Foster and Birmingham Hippodrome’s Fiona Allan have stated that Seyi Omooba, due to play Celie in the theatres’ forthcoming co-production of The Color Purple, will no longer be involved in the show.