Fri 14th Dec - Mon 31st Dec

“Barry was a cold penguin….” Born into the long nights of the Antarctic Winter, all Barry has ever known is snow, ice and cold. So when he learns that there are warmer places in the world, he sets out on a quest to find the summer sun. But things don’t quite go to plan! A snowy adventure for ages 3 plus from the creative team behind BRRR! THE LOST POLAR BEAR and THE WINTER WHALE. Tickets: £8.50 all seats // Early Bird Family Offer – £20 for 4, or £15 for 3 (book before 1 August 2018) Running Time: 50 mins (no interval) Age: 3+


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Ross wants Jenny, but Jenny wants adventure. Heather wants Claire to get better and Claire wants a normal life. Gabby wants to go to university but worries about her brother. Mark and Chris just want something to do. WANT tells the stories of a constellation of young people through a series of charged, longing exchanges. A cycle of characters try to decide what kind of life is waiting for them. Barney Norris – Why I Wrote this Play: ‘I wrote this play to give voice to the landscape of life among young people where I come from, in semi-rural Wiltshire, where possibility is caged by the bus timetable and the work available, and time passes in the search for something to put at the centre of your life.’ Performed as part of National Theatre Connections – a nationwide celebration of new plays for young people. Supported by Arts Council England. Start Time: 8pm Tickets: £10 Full // £8 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Running Time: 50 minutes (no interval)


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The Pretend Men Following a TOTAL SELL OUT run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017, multi award-winning comedy trio THE PRETEND MEN are bring to Lincoln their critically acclaimed theatrical blockbuster POLICE COPS IN SPACE: an 80’s ‘low-fi sci-fi’ set in the most dangerous place on Earth…Space. Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10 Concessions Running Time: 1 hour ‘Funny, fantastic and full of adventure!!’ – Heidi, FOH


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There’s a shadow coming, across the sea. Long and terrifying. The vultures are circling, the wolves are howling… how can we weather this storm? The global economy is a mess. The crash has landed, the tide’s swept out, and it’s taken our hope with it. There’s less in our pockets and more to be spent. The rich have got richer, the middle’s squeezed tight, and the poor are being dragged ever downwards. With the true value of money and the human cost of greed firmly in their sights, tell the story of how a nation raised their voices in protest and railed against the currents. Using original text, performance, film, music and animation, is about finding strength, overcoming a world designed to keep us docile, and how collective power can move a mountain – even if only a little. The Audit was commissioned by Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, ARC (Stockton), Oxford Playhouse, Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University, hAb/ Word of Warning (Manchester) and artsdepot (London). Supported by Tramway (Glasgow), Curve (Leicester) and Arts Council England. Start Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10.50 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Running Time: 1 hour (no interval)


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Inspired by the Horror movies of the 1950’s, this is a fast-paced rollicking ride, mixing paranoia, suspense and hilariously gruesome deaths. It’s 1912, and as Scott and Amundsen begin their race across Antarctica, the hapless explorer, Captain Reginald Cranston Scot-t-t, has accidentally landed on the wrong side of the continent. As Cranston and his motley band set up base camp, a meteor crashes nearby. Deciding to investigate, they set out towards the crash site – unaware of the danger that awaits not just them, but the whole of planet Earth. Start Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10.50 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Running Time: 1 hour 45 mins (inc. interval) ‘Bizarre and crazy, but in the best kind of way’ – Heidi, FOH


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BeautifuL is a new dance theatre work directed by the award-winning Sally Marie, Artistic Director of Sweetshop Revolution. ‘BeautifuL’ encompasses movement and text, exploring love and sexuality from the female point of view; what is fantasised about, desired and permissible within the complex web of social structures, expectations and cultural history. Five extraordinary female dancers lead us through their own experiences of sexuality and love, contrasted with an exploration of the history of women’s sexuality over time.

We live in a time of gender fluidity, polyamory and moving away from the idea of a fixed identity or stereotype. Taking the autobiography of each woman and embedding it into the global – ‘BeautifuL’ will celebrate the solidarity of women, by taking femininity to a more deeply truthful place – past the gloss of media spin and pressure to conform. Essentially, ‘BeautifuL’ is a doorway into a dialogue about how women and men are experiencing relationships, sexuality and the body right now. At the heart of it lies a question: how do we love and how has it changed? Supported by Lincoln Performing Arts Centre Start Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10.50 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Running Time:

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This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster-ously good! Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters, but he has a problem – now he has made them all, what is he going to do with them?! This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem will delight the whole family – with original music and plenty of audience participation! Suitable for ages: 3+ Start Time: 2pm Tickets: £10 Adult // £8 Child Running Time: 50 minutes (no interval)


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A Wardrobe Ensemble, Royal & Derngate Northampton and Shoreditch Town Hall Co-Production It’s May 1997. Tony Blair has won the election and Katrina and the Waves have won Eurovision. Channel 5 is a month old. No one knows who Harry Potter is. Britain is the coolest place in the world. At the local secondary school it’s a different story. Miss Belltop-Doyle can’t control her year 9s, Mr Pashley has been put in charge of a confiscated tamagotchi and for some unknown reason Princess Anne is attending the Year 11 leavers assembly. Tobias, the German language assistant, watches on. Things can only get better. Education, Education, Education is The Wardrobe Ensemble’s love letter to the schools of the 90s and asks big questions about a country in special measures, exploring what we are taught and why, and where responsibility lies. The Wardrobe Ensemble (1972: The Future of Sex) use their trademark inventive theatricality and irreverent humour to explore the stories that have shaped our recent political history, and to think about what the future might look like. Start Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10.50 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Running Time: 1 hour 20 mins (no interval)

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Tue 19th Jun - Sat 23rd Jun

Be careful what you wish for… Stephen Sondheim’s magical and musical intertwining of Grimm’s fairy tales follows the story of the Baker and his wife who wish for a child, Cinderella who wishes to go to the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes for his cow to give milk. When the Baker and his wife discover that their family has been cursed by the neighbourhood witch they set off on a journey into the woods in search of a cure. Also in the woods, we meet Little Red, the Wolf, the Witch’s daughter Rapunzel, and the Princes chasing after their loves. Will they all live happily ever after or will the consequences of their wishes haunt them in disastrous ways?   More tickets are available directly through the LAODS Box Office – please ring them directly on 08452080744  Start Time: 7.30pm (Saturday Matinee 2pm) Tickets: From £15 Running Time: 2 hours 40 mins (inc. interval)


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Great Scott! Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West bring a magical extravaganza to a millennium near you! Not content with their lot as the nineteenth century’s greatest magic duo, this prestidigitatory pair present a conjuring spectacular to the audiences of the modern day. No future is left unseen and no timeline left unaltered as these temporal tricksters burst into the twenty-first century with a show brimming over with baffling magic, unparalleled precognitive powers, and a totally genuine ability to travel through time! An unforgettable evening of magic, mystery, and the unexplainable. Start Time: 7.30pm Tickets: Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10.50 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Running Time: 1 hour 50 mins (inc. interval) Age Guidance: 12+ ‘A show full of brilliant comedy, mesmerising magic hosted by a couple of all round spiffing chaps, you will not be disappointed!’ – Heidi, FOH