Theatre

EXPLORERS GALORERS!

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Rhubarb Theatre set-up shop with some anarchic street-theatre. Meet the Admiral Admirals and other characters as they walk around the shopping centre or watch the scheduled performances below. Saturday 16 September 10.45am – Explorers Galorers! Three intrepid travellers set off on a wild race around the world, armed with a hot air balloon and lots of baggage! Saturday 16 September 2.30pm – The Three Suitcases. Waiting at a station three accidental companions pass the time in amusing, joyful and increasingly silly ways. Start time: 2.30pm Location: Waterside Shopping Centre

FAMILY FALLOUT

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A work-in-progress of a funny and touch new show about family life on an ordinary street by Dreamland Drama Club – a thatre group for adults with learning difficulties. we create original pieces of theatre to share with everyone. Come and join us! Start Time: Tues 26 September 11am Running Time: 45 minutes Tickets: Free (advance booking recommended Location: Waterside Pop Out Theatre, Waterside Shopping Centre

Remote

REMOTE

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Devised by Coney “Hello. We’re delighted you could join us. We’d like to recognise that; we’d like to say hello. We are REMOTE. We are here to help you be more like people like you.” Imagine you’re in a theatre of the future, powered by an algorithm. REMOTE is an interactive live game interrogating the politics of choice, and decision-making in an immaterial world, saturated with technology. This is a piece of game-theatre that you play sitting down, and its entirely led by you, the audience. As well as just being yourselves – you are also, together, playing a character, and you’ll be asked to make choices for her. Fusing an interactive script with a live and responsive sound design – REMOTE is a mechanical theatre game. It’s 2017, and we’re a room full of mostly strangers, imagining the future. This performance is part of POP OUT Festival 2018 – Art Outside The Ordinary Start Time: 2pm Tickets: Free (Advanced Booking Recommended) Location: Pop Out Theatre – Waterside Shopping Centre REMOTE was originally commissioned by Theatre in the Mill, supported by Camden People’s Theatre and developed through scratch and residency at CPT, BAC, MAKE Ireland, University of Exeter, and Theatre

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How I Hacked My Way Into Space

HOW I HACKED MY WAY INTO SPACE

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Unlimited Theatre This show tells the frankly, bizarre inspirational story of a 43 year old man’s mid-life crisis creative adventure to hack his way into space from his garden shed in St Albans, England, via the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne and a rocket launch at Cape Canaveral in Florida. Performed in a custom-designed Heath Robinson-esque Space Shed, this is a show about technology and art coming together, the power of stories to create new realities and the thin lines between obsession and madness. It’s about the glorious possibilities for scientists and artists to work together and how even the smallest person can make a difference and achieve their seemingly impossible dreams. Please note: This event is outside so please dress accordingly (some seating will be provided to those requiring it for access needs). Tickets: Free (no booking required) Start Times: Friday 29 September 12pm & 5.45pm, Saturday 30 September 11am & 12.30pm Running Time: 30 mins Location: Space Shed outside Lincoln Performing Arts Centre Find out more here EXTRA SHOW: On Friday 29 at 2.30pm there’s a chance to join Jon in conversation with Dr Phil Sutton a lecturer in astrophysics at University of Lincoln specialising in planetary rings

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APOLLO 11 DEN

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Tom Adams It’s July 1969. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins are on board the Apollo 11 spacecraft. Two of them are destined to be the most famous men on the planet. You are about to meet the third. Michael Collins is on a mission all of his own. Whilst Neil and Buzz muck about moonwalking, Michael has a serious job to do. For 60 minutes, he will visit the dark side of the moon, out of radio contact with the rest of humanity. 60 minutes of utter solitude. 60 minutes to think about home. 60 minutes to examine the nature of existence. And all through the medium of some really catchy tines. And a bit of puppetry. Mike’s Apollo 11 Den is a rocket-fuelled display of musicianship, theatre and comedy. Exclusively for Pop Out the show is taking place in the original camper van that started it all. This van is a beat-making, bass-shaking, electro-funk-machine and countdown is about to commence Start Time: Friday 29 September 2pm, 4.30pm & 7.30pm, Saturday 30 September 2pm, 4pm & 6.30pm Tickets: £5 all tickets (limited capacity) Running Time: 1 Hour (no interval) Location: Apollo 11 Den outside Lincoln Performing Arts Centre*

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THE ROOM AT THE TOP OF THE HOUSE

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Stand By Theatre Company in Association with The Lincoln Company Josh finds the outside world a fascinating and frightening place. At a time when he is most vulnerable, a room of forgotten things quickly becomes the perfect place for him to escape reality. His family make a desperate attempt to help him realise there is more to life than photos on a shelf and postcards under the door. This is an honest and uplifting show about fear and the impact our decisions have on those we care about, told through mesmerising movement, poetic text and visual inventiveness.  Start Time: 8pm Tickets: £8.50 Full // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Running Time: 50 minutes (no interval) Location: Studio 1 Age: 12+

WE ARE BRONTË

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Publick Transport Morecambe and Wise meets David Lynch in this madcap reimagining of the Brontë myth, presented in Publick Transport’s irreverent and playful style. Taking the real and imaginary worlds of Yorkshire’s literary siblings as their inspiration, two performers combine rigorous physical theatre with anarchic comedy, deconstructing not only gothic themes of love, madness and revenge, but also themselves. Start Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10.50 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Running Time: 1 hour (no interval) Age: 10+

HOLD ME CLOSE

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Echo Echo Echo Robert has lived a full and happy life. He lives through his past adventures and memories fondly, but when his mind begins to falter, Robert struggles to piece together fact and fiction, the past and the present. Echo Echo Echo return with this physical theatre performance that explores a fragile mind searching for answers and examines how we care and support those at risk of losing themselves. Start Time: 8pm Tickets: £8.50 Full // £5 LIVE PASS (Student & Under 26s) Running Time: 50 minutes Location: Studio 1  

PARTUS

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Third Angel Lisa had been for a walk in the park Stacey had borrowed her best friend’s dress Faye had collected her daughter from nursery Hannah was in the twelfth hour of a shift with no sign of a break Kirsty knew no-one would believe who she really was Rachael was ready for a fight Linda was on call And Lucy only just made it   Different women from different backgrounds all brought together on one night that would turn out to be a birthday they’d never forget. Partus is a story of love, fear, joy, resilience and bravery. If you’ve had a baby, thought about it, are planning to or know anyone who has, this is the show for you. This is the sex education they never mentioned at school.  A Third Angel and Sheffield Theatres Co-production. Wednesday 18 October 7.30pm Thursday 19 October 10.30am Tickets: £12.50 Full // £10.50 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS (Students & Under 26s) Tickets: 16+

HOW TO BE A KID

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Paines Plough, Theatre Clwyd & Orange Tree Theatre by Sarah McDonald-Hughes Molly cooks. Molly does the dishes. Molly gets her little brother Joe ready for school. Molly is only 12, but she doesn’t feel like a kid anymore. Join Molly, Joe and her Nan for a larger than life story of family, friends and fitting in. Warning: Contains dancing, chocolate cake and an epic car chase. Start Time: 2.30pm Tickets: £8 All Seats // Family tickets £25 (4 people) Running Time: 45 mins (no interval) Age: 7+ Location: Roundabout Theatre outside Lincoln Performing Arts Centre