The Unlikely, True Love Story of C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman
From the producers of The Screwtape Letters, The Most Reluctant Convert, The Great Divorce and Martin Luther on Trial comes Shadowlands, the unlikely and true love story of renowned Oxford scholar and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis and the much younger Joy Davidman, a divorced Jewish New Yorker, former Communist and Christian convert.
The smart, brash Joy bursts into Lewis’ sedate, middle-aged life and upends it. Lewis is as shocked as anyone to discover that he and Joy have fallen deeply in love – and then almost immediately he must contend with the equally deep pain of losing her when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Funny, poignant and insightful, Shadowlands — also an Oscar®-winning film — is a moving portrait of love and loss, faith and doubt, as inspired by Lewis’ own A Grief Observed.
Run time 2 hours and 15 minutes including one 15-minute intermission.
(Recommended for ages 13 and older. Children under age 4 not admitted.)
What the Critics are Saying
THE NEW YORK TIMES
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The New Yorker
Shadowlands deals with the mystery
of human suffering…I can imagine many
enthusiastic discussions that the play
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JOHN C. VENNEMA
Major W. H. Lewis "Warnie"
Prof. Christopher Riley
Rev. Harry Harrington
(Understudy for C.S. Lewis)
Nurse, Registrar, (Understudy for Joy Davidman)
Dr. Oakley, Waiter, Clerk, Priest
JACOB H. KNOLL
Alan Gregg, Doctor
KELLY JAMES TIGHE
& SOUND DESIGN