Lungs

Jul 25 2019 to Aug 18 2019
Duncan Macmillan
Regional premiere

“Dazzling…a beautifully crafted love story that is not only intensely personal but also poignantly universal.”
—The Toronto Star

Lungs runs
Jul 25 through Aug 18
Thursdays 7:30
Fridays & Saturdays 8:00
Sundays 3:00

The world is getting hotter, there’s unrest overseas (actually, the seas themselves aren’t very calm either) and in an IKEA a man suggests to his partner that they should have a child. What if it grows up to solve the world’s problems? What if it becomes a mass murderer? What about its carbon footprint? They leave with nothing they went in for, but come out with a full set of self-assembly dilemmas that they spend a life cycle trying to construct. They want to have a child for the right reasons. But what are the right reasons?

Cast: 

Ruben Carrazana
Dani Nelson

Production Staff: 

Director - Carson McCain
Production Stage Manager - Tiffany Cromwell*, Dana Schultes*
Set Design - Clare Floyd DeVries
Lighting Design - Jordan Land
Costume Design - Evan Michael Woods
Props/Set Decor - Lynn Lovett
Technical Director - Ziggy Renner
Shop Foreman - Karlee Perego
Assistant Stage Manager - Hailey Green

About the Author: 

Duncan Macmillan: Plays include: PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS (2015-2017, National Theatre/Wyndham’s Theatre, West End); 1984, adapted from George Orwell (2013-2017, Headlong/Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company, West End, Broadway, international tours, co-adapted/co-directed with Rob Icke); EVERY BRILLIANT THING (2013-2017, Paines Plough/Pentabus Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, UK and international tours, HBO); CITY OF GLASS, adapted from Paul Auster (2017, 59 Productions, HOME, and Lyric Hammersmith); 2071, co-written with Chris Rapley (2014-2015, The Royal Court/Hamburg Schauspielhaus); THE FORBIDDEN ZONE (2014-2016, Salzburg Festival and Schaubühne Berlin); WUNSCHLOSES UNGLÜCK, adapted from Peter Handke (2014, Burgtheater Vienna); REISE DURCH DIE NACHT, adapted from Friederike Mayröcker (2012-2014, Schauspiel Köln, Festival d’Avignon, Theatertreffen); LUNGS (2011-2016, Paines Plough and Sheffield Theatres/Studio Theatre, Washington, DC); and MONSTER (2006, Royal Exchange Theatre).