New Writing

SCRIPT THIS – MARCH 2016

Wed 22nd Mar - Wed 22nd Mar

An evening of rehearsed readings of new plays curated by Lincoln Performing Arts Centre and given the professional treatment by a director and a team of actors. Come along and vote for your favourite play – the winning playwright will have the chance to work with our creative team on developing their script further and may be invited back for a full staged reading. Extract submissions to be sent to scriptthis@lincoln.ac.uk for consideration by Wednesday 1 March at midnight. Tickets: Free entry (book in advance) Running Time: 2 hours (inc. interval)

STATUS UPDATE

Mon 13th Mar - Wed 15th Mar

Lincoln Young Company By Tim Etchells We know facts. We know secrets. We have opinions, we have intuition and we have the stage. Status Update is an unflinching catalogue of things teenagers learn, believe and have sussed out about the world. Performed as part of National Theatre Connections – a nationwide celebration of new plays for young people. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Tickets: £10 Full // £8 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS Running Time: 1 hour (no interval) Location: Studio 1

E15

Wed 8th Mar - Wed 8th Mar

Lung ‘We want social housing, not social cleansing.’ Facing skyrocketing rent and forced relocation out of London, 29 single mothers united to confront Newham Council’s gentrification of their home town. From the streets of Newham to the Houses of Parliament, this bold and pertinent part of documentary theatre is adapted from the real-life testimonies of the most under-represented and prominent voices on the political spectrum – providing a truthful retelling of the focus E15 Campaign, Britain’s housing crisis and how one group of women refused to be marginalised. This is the beginning of the end of the housing crisis. Commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre and Developed with The Civic in Barnsley. Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10.50 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS Running Time: 1 hour 15 mins Age: 13+

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New short plays by final year BA (Hons) Drama students from University of Lincoln’s School of Fine & Performing Arts. Start Time: 7pm Tickets: Free entry Running Times: 3 hours (inc. interval)