What's On

Lungs

MTC favourites Kate Atkinson (The Waiting Room) and Bert LaBonté (The Mountaintop) star in the Australian premiere of Lungs, a funny, tender and profound two-hander by British writer Duncan Macmillan, directed by Clare Watson.

In IKEA – of all places – a man tentatively suggests to his partner that perhaps they should start a family, and whoosh – out pour all her pent up anxieties for the future. Proving that parenthood is not for the faint-hearted, Duncan Macmillan’s charmingly honest and fascinating romance spans one long, funny conversation continued over several years of a relationship.

In these times of climate change and political upheaval, Lungs explores the anxieties faced by our generation to ask the question ‘when is the right time to bring a baby into the world?’


Most read Melbourne reviews

Don’t miss this, it’s as satisfyingly dramatic and spectacular a production of Othello as you’re...


The best night of theatre ever, this. It’s a terrific experience to see a Shakespeare play in an...


Ever since it's first performance in 1599(ish), Much Ado About Nothing has been one of...


Is it possible for a classical countertenor to transcend into the world of pop, or even become...


Horrible Harriet revels in her horribleness, as she struts her stuff at the Art Centre...


Sign up for our newsletter

* indicates required