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August 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019
Both intimate and epic, Duncan MacMillan’s LUNGS follows one couple’s conversation from its first question to its final answer as they consider what it truly means to bring one more person into the world.
The ice caps are melting, there’s overpopulation, political unrest; everything’s going to hell in a handcart.
‘I could fly to Toronto and back every day for eleven years and still not leave a carbon footprint as big as if I have a child. Ten thousand tonnes of CO2. That’s the weight of the Eiffel Tower…I’d be giving birth to the Eiffel Tower’.
An emotional rollercoaster is in store, and there’s no escaping the clear timeliness of this production – Lungs feels ever more relevant as groups including Extinction Rebellion start to put boots on the ground.
The reflections of its thirty-something protagonists on the big decisions of young adult life will surely strike a chord in these anxious times.
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