Dates have been set for The Old Vic production of playwright Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs, which reunites The Crown co-stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith as a married couple grappling with the decision to bring a child into today’s world.
Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus (Matilda) will direct the two-hander that begins previews October 14 ahead of a November 9 opening night. Tickets go on sale June 25. Lungs will have production design by Tony winner Rob Howell and lighting by Tim Lutkin.
Foy and Smith co-starred as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip in the first two seasons of Netflix’s Emmy-winning series The Crown. Foy earned an Emmy for her performance. Oscar winner Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies step into the roles for the next two seasons.