• A stellar cast for the first New York revival of a remarkable play
• Shadowlands’ award-winning artistic journey
• Luther on Trial. Lewis on Tour. FPA on the Move.
• From the Desk of Max McLean
About Fellowship for Performing Arts
Founded by Artistic Director Max McLean, Fellowship for Performing Arts is a New York City-based 501(c)3 not-for-profit theatrical production company delivering provocative, entertaining theatre from a Christian worldview that is engaging to a diverse audience.
Recent New York productions include a four-month run of C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert at The Acorn Theatre on Theatre Row; a nine-month run of The Screwtape Letters at The Westside Theatre; and Martin Luther On Trial and The Great Divorce at the Pearl Theatre. FPA tours nationally and in the U.K. The national tour of The Screwtape Letters attracted 500,000 patrons.
FPA’s next production will be the first New York revival of William Nicholson’s Shadowlands at The Acorn Theatre in October 2017. Martin Luther on Trial will begin its national tour in Cleveland in September 2017.
“Fellowship for Performing Arts offers something that has been sorely missing from the New York theater scene for far too long: high-quality, challenging theater from a Christian perspective.”
Meet Max McLean
Max McLean is an award-winning actor and founder and artistic director of New York City-based Fellowship for Performing Arts.
Max adapted for the stage The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert, The Great Divorce, Genesis and Mark’s Gospel. His recent writing and producing credits include Martin Luther on Trial.
As an actor, he created the roles of Screwtape in New York, on national tour and in London; C.S. Lewis in The Most Reluctant Convert on national tour and in an extended 15-week run in New York; Mark in Mark’s Gospel; and Storyteller in Genesis. Max received the Jeff Award—Chicago theatre’s highest honor—for his performance of Mark’s Gospel.
He has been nominated for four awards from the Audio Publishers Association for his narration of The Listener’s Bible. His creative work has been cited with distinction by the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal and CNN to name a few media outlets.
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