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ThickSkin X LIPA

Dates and performances to be confirmed at the end of April.

Expect bold, ambitious and distinctly physical theatre as award-winning theatre company ThickSkin collaborate with our second-year actors.

Fun and politically charged, the production explores themes of love, identity and our urge to put a price on everything.

Wigan-based ThickSkin Theatre was founded in 2010 to create space for under-represented young people to be heard and celebrated in theatre.

Using a wide range of creative approaches to tell new and inspiring stories, ThickSkin make theatre that is rooted in contemporary culture.

This collaboration with ThickSkin follows our successful partnerships with Breach Theatre (2023), poet laureate Simon Armitage (2022), Gecko Theatre (2019) and Slung Low (2018).

Performed by second-year Acting students.

May contain strong language and adult themes. Not recommended for young children.

BOOKING INFORMATION 

Content Advice

Good theatre should connect with its audience, it should affect you emotionally – in some cases it may provoke or even shock you. Although the worlds of our productions are imagined, they do sometimes reflect real world issues and themes and may be upsetting to some people. If you are concerned about the content, you can find out more here.  

ThickSkin X LIPA content advice. Click text to reveal (includes spoilers)

Work on this production is in its infancy. Please return here closer to the performance dates for content advice. Our productions are often devised in the rehearsal period with exact content only finalised close to the opening night, including special effects such as haze, sound effects and strobe lighting. You are welcome to email boxoffice@lipa.ac.uk a few days before the show for further information about the show content.

Advance Bookings

Advance bookings can be made via TicketSource as follows:

Online via www.ticketsource.co.uk/lipa

By phoning 0333 666 3366/4466, Mon - Fri 9:00 - 19:30, Sat 9:00 - 17:00

A booking fee of £2.00 is payable on all telephone bookings. Standard ticket delivery is by email.

An additional fee applies for tickets delivered by SMS or post.

The LIPA Box Office opens an hour before each public performance and only accepts payment by card or contactless.

To avoid disappointment, you are advised to purchase tickets in advance.

Concessions

We offer concessionary rate tickets to senior citizens, under 16s (for appropriate shows) and those in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance, Incapacity Benefit or Disability Living Allowance.

Proof of eligibility must be provided.
One discount per person.

Student Prices

All students can purchase a ticket for any of our shows for £3.00.

Proof of eligibility must be provided.
One discount per person.

Group Discounts

Buy ten and get the eleventh free.

For group bookings please provide your name and telephone number by calling 0151 330 3150 and someone will call you back.

Accessibility

We aim to be accessible to all, however if you have any questions or concerns about access please email boxoffice@lipa.ac.uk so we might accommodate you better.

Terms and Conditions

We are not usually able to offer refunds if you are unable to attend the performance. Prior to the start of a performance, a ticket can be exchanged for an alternative performance of the same show subject to availability.

Latecomers may not be admitted until there is a convenient break in the performance.

OUR LOCATION

OUR LOCATION

The Paul McCartney Auditorium and the George Harrison Workshop Studio are accessed via our Mount Street entrances.

By Train

We are a 15-minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central train stations.

Timetable information is available at www.nationalrail.co.uk or by ringing 03457 484 950.

By Bus

For bus timetable information from various parts of the city and for a journey planner, please visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk or ring Traveline on 0871 200 2233.

From the M62

At the end of the motorway, follow the signs for the city centre and then for the cathedrals.

At the Metropolitan Cathedral, turn left, head along Hope Street towards the Anglican Cathedral, and then turn right on to Upper Duke Street.

LIPA is on your right-hand side.

Car Parking

Pay and display parking is available on many nearby streets including parts of Mount Street, Pilgrim Street, Hope Street and Rodney Street (please check signage, as some bays are reserved for resident permit holders).

This on-street parking is currently free after 6pm, or at all times for Blue Badge holders.

Additional parking for Blue Badge holders is available in our lower car park, which is accessed via Pilgrim Street. These spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.

For sat navs, LIPA’s postcode is L1 9HF.

Additional information on local car parks is issued with booking confirmations.