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Welcome to CAODS Lincoln

Our next production is the deliciously dark ‘Sweeney Todd’ – we will announce more about the production as soon as we are able.

Our production of EVITA was a massive critical success playing to sell out houses, no one could have foreseen how much would change in the year that followed. Our thanks to the company, the fantastic creative team – and to you for supporting us! We can’t wait to welcome you back to live theatre once again.

We’re very proud of our rich history of producing high quality musicals for the people of Lincolnshire and beyond. We can’t wait to welcome you to one of our performances.

The last few years have seen fantastic productions including Evita, The King and ISister Act, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and, once live theatre returns, now we can’t wait to present Sweeney Todd .

CAODS always welcome new and eager people to join our Society – however you want to get involved and whatever your level of experience. On stage, back stage or making cups of tea, all are welcome to come and join our friendly group.

It doesn’t matter if your passion is for singing, dancing, acting, working back stage or in production and admin; We welcome all newcomers – get in touch with us today!

Sweeney Todd
Beware the tale of Sweeney Todd!

As their next production, CAODS Lincoln are delighted to present an infamous tale of love, revenge – and pies! – at the New Theatre Royal Lincoln.

Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s deliciously dark, thrilling theatrical treat has shocked and delighted audiences since being awarded eight tony awards on its Broadway premier. Recently given the Hollywood treatment featuring Johnny Depp as the eponymous barber, this roller–coaster of gothic horror and dark comedy is a ground–breaking piece of musical theatre.


Under the direction of Lyndon Warnsby, our talented company – accompanied by David William’s incredible 20-piece orchestra – promise an unforgettable theatrical experience drenched in blood, romance and laughter!


More information about performance dates and how to book will be announced as soon as we are able


Please note this production features adult themes and violence, we suggest that the show might not be suitable for those under 12 years of age. 


This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe). All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe


CAODS Lincoln

Seventy sensational years!

CAODS Lincoln is one of Lincolnshire’s premier musical performance groups and we were delighted to celebrate our 70th anniversary in 2019.

Our 2019 production of EVITA was a huge critical and commercial success and we can’t wait to get back to work on our next production. Sweeney Todd will perform at the New Theatre Royal Lincoln as soon as the curtain can rise on live theatre once more!

In recent years, we have been delighted to bring a number of new musicals to the Lincoln stage, including ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ in 2016.

In 2015 ‘Sister Act’ was awarded Best Musical for the district by the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA), which the society was extremely proud of.

Previous productions

You can learn more about our past productions in our Society Archive – bear with us while we collate seventy years of information for display on the web site!

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