C.S. LEWIS ONSTAGE:
The Most Reluctant Convert
Author: Adapted for the stage by Max McLean
Director: Max McLean and Ken Denison
Producer: Fellowship for Performing Arts
The Acorn Theatre
2/8/17 - 4/2/17
About the show:
C.S. Lewis’ journey from skeptic to the most influential Christian intellectual of the 20th Century.
Max McLean brings to life one of the most engaging personalities of our age and takes audiences on C.S. Lewis’ fascinating theatrical journey from atheism to Christianity. Adapted exclusively from Lewis’ writings, McLean inhabits Lewis from the death of his mother, his estranged relationship with his father and the experiences that led him from vigorous debunker to the most vibrant and influential Christian intellectual of the 20th Century. Cherish every minute of the extraordinary journey of C.S. Lewis as The Most Reluctant Convert.
“A storytelling master.” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
“Highly Recommended! McLean instantly convinces you that you are in the presence of C.S. Lewis himself.” – Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun Times
“McLean has a rich stage presence and a masterful command of timing. I found the play’s conversion account both spiritually invigorating and hugely moving.” – Celia Wren, Washington Post
“A spellbinding performance. McLean successfully introduces the audience to a personable and intriguing portrait of the scholar.” – Margaret Tazioli, World Magazine