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‘LUNGS’: A Personal yet Universal Play

After becoming a hit in London, New York and in Toronto, Duncan Macmillan’s engaging comedy of ideas that centers on two characters—M and W, the play ‘LUNGS’ comes to Manila this September with The Sandbox Collective and 9 Works Theatrical presenting this minimalist production.

2018 is turning out to be quite the surprise. Here’s to losing my inhibitions and going out of my comfort zone! “The world’s not there. It’s just us and we’re the whole universe.” The Sandbox Collective and 9 Works Theatrical proudly bring you the Philippine premiere of Duncan Macmillan’s exhilarating new masterpiece. An emotional rollercoaster you won’t forget starring Sab Jose and Jake Cuenca in his much-awaited theatrical debut. Stay tuned.LUNGS. September 2018. #LungsMNL

Posted by Isabella Jose on Sunday, July 22, 2018

When the teaser came out sometime July, it created a lot of stir in the theater and the mainstream entertainment circuit.

Sab Jose, fresh from her role as Michelle in the new and original Filipino musical ‘Heto Na! Musikal nAPO’, is back onstage with Kapamilya hunk actor Jake Cuenca, who won the Movie Supporting Actor of the Year in the 28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies in 2014, for his portrayal in ‘In the Name of Love’.

Sab Jose is W and Jake Cuenca is M in Duncan Macmillan’s ‘LUNGS’. Image courtesy of The Sandbox Collective.

Its story is about one couple; thinking about having a child. The audience will follow a couple through the surprising lifecycle of their relationship as they grapple with questions of family and change, hope, betrayal, happenstance, and the terrible pain that one can only cause the people he or she loves.

The Toronto Star described this play as ‘intensely personal but also poignantly universal’ and will be directed by Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan. It will premiere on September 22 at Power MAC Center Spotlight, Circuit, Makati City.

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