As reconceived by Warchus and his accomplished technical team, 'Lungs' also turns out to be a natural for the Zoom format and the restrictions of the pandemic ageThe New York Times
Lungs was performed and streamed live from The Old Vic stage to 69 countries across the globe in summer 2020.
‘I could fly to New York and back every day for seven 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’
The ice caps are melting, there’s overpopulation, political unrest; everything’s going to hell in a handcart – why on earth would someone bring a baby into this world?
Directed by Matthew Warchus, Claire Foy and Matt Smith performed a socially distanced version of Duncan Macmillan’s hilarious emotional rollercoaster of a play about a couple wrestling with life’s biggest dilemmas live from The Old Vic.FAQs
THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS:
The In Camera: Playback series is made possible thanks to the unwavering support of Royal Bank of Canada as The Old Vic’s visionary Principal Partner. Since the beginning of Matthew Warchus’ tenure in 2015, RBC has supported over 30 main stage productions and now, in the face of such challenging times, RBC continues to stand alongside us and support our theatre and our audiences by enabling the delivery of this series. And, thanks to PwC’s steadfast generosity through this crisis, we’re delighted to be able to make this artistic initiative widely accessible with a number of PwC £10 Playback Tickets offered across all performances.
With special thanks to our Streaming Provider, Zoom