Professional actors. Professional productions.


Written by Duncan Macmillan

Directed by Sean Christopher Lewis

December 1–17, 2017


A gorgeous play from the United Kingdom about the world we want to bring our children into.


In Ikea  a man tentatively suggests to his partner that perhaps they should have a baby, and whoosh – out fly all her pent up anxieties about the future. Do they really want to bring another car driving, plastic bag using, aerosol spraying, avocado importing Westerner into the world? What about the planet? And how do you carbon offset a baby? For months on end they agonize over the biggest decision of their lives. But when their love breaks into a million tiny pieces, will they ever be able to put it back together again? Called  "brutally honest, funny and current" by the Guardian after its UK premiere this is a can't miss show of theatricality and heart.

Artistic Director Sean Lewis  says: “Duncan Macmillan is everything I want from a playwright: bold, theatrical and writing directly about the world we are living in. This is can't miss for anyone who wondered about their children and the state of the world."

Dates & Times

Friday, Dec. 1, 7:30pm
Saturday, Dec. 2, 7:30pm
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2:00pm
Thursday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30pm
Saturday, Dec. 9, 7:30pm

Sunday, Dec. 10, 2:00pm

Thursday, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 15, 7:30pm
Saturday, Dec. 16, 7:30pm

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2:00pm

By phone at 319-338-7672, in person at the theatre, 213 N. Gilbert St, Iowa City, Wed-Fri, 1pm-6pm or 1 hour before each show, or ONLINE*

Adults: $30 (Over 60/under 30, $28)

Youth (18 & under): $18

Thursday Student Special:  $12 (College students, please bring ID)

Student rush: $18 (any unsold tickets 10 mins before the show)

Groups (10+): call 319-338-7672 about your discount.

Veterans, military personnel & immediate family$24 (Blue Star discount)

*If you are using a coupon, voucher, or Thurs Student, Riverdog, Group or Blue Star discount, please call the Box Office, 319-338-7672 to order your tickets. 
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