Past Shows


FPA carefully selects works from great authors and themes that can articulate the Christian worldview in a way that is imaginative, multi-layered and relatable to audiences from any faith perspective, or none at all.

“Life-changing moments come from the text!”
Chicago Tribune

In Mark’s Gospel, award-winning actor Max McLean brings the greatest story ever told to life on stage as it has never been told. With “wit and humor” and “life-changing moments,” McLean traces the life journey of Jesus along with those whose lives he changed.

“Wickedly witty! One hell of a good show!”
Wall Street Journal

This international hit offers a faithful stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ masterpiece The Screwtape Letters, following Screwtape, a senior tempter in Hell, as he schemes to capture the soul of an unsuspecting human on earth and reveals spiritual warfare in vivid, humorous and powerful ways.

“Wickedly witty! One hell of a good show!”
Wall Street Journal

This international hit offers a faithful stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ masterpiece The Screwtape Letters, following Screwtape, a senior tempter in Hell, as he schemes to capture the soul of an unsuspecting human on earth and reveals spiritual warfare in vivid, humorous and powerful ways.

“Thrillingly cinematic!”
The New Yorker

Boy meets Girl. Girl meets Lucifer. Boy and Girl lose Paradise. An imaginative and witty retelling of Paradise Lost – John Milton’s classic tale of Lucifer’s temptation of Adm and Eve. A bite-sized epic of good vs. evil, war, passion, grace . . . and apples! When everything is bliss, what more could you want?

“Delivers high drama grappling with giant issues of democracy and authority, credibility and control.”
TheaterMania

An afterlife trial for the soul of Martin Luther . . . at Lucifer’s request. This fantastical courtroom drama features Hitler, Freud, MLK Jr, and Pope Francis as witnesses, with a thorough examination of Luther’s life and relationship with Katie Von Bora. And did we mention how funny it is?

“Delivers high drama grappling with giant issues of democracy and authority, credibility and control.”
TheaterMania

An afterlife trial for the soul of Martin Luther . . . at Lucifer’s request. This fantastical courtroom drama features Hitler, Freud, MLK Jr, and Pope Francis as witnesses, with a thorough examination of Luther’s life and relationship with Katie Von Bora. And did we mention how funny it is?

“Engrossing … could not be more timely”
Newsweek

As Sir Thomas More refuses to recognize Henry VIII’s divorce and ascendancy as Supreme Head of the new Church of England, A Man for All Seasons reveals the risk of speaking truth to power and the clash that follows when fierce political will collides with deep moral conviction.

“Of the 10 plays I saw last week Shadowlands was by far the best!”
In the Aisle

The smart, brash Joy bursts into Lewis’s sedate, middle-aged life and upends it. Lewis is shocked to discover he and Joy have fallen deeply in love – and then almost immediately he must contend with the equally deep pain of losing her to terminal cancer. Poignant, witty, and insightful, Shadowlands is a moving portrait of love and loss, doubt and faith.

“Of the 10 plays I saw last week Shadowlands was by far the best!”
In the Aisle

The smart, brash Joy bursts into Lewis’s sedate, middle-aged life and upends it. Lewis is shocked to discover he and Joy have fallen deeply in love – and then almost immediately he must contend with the equally deep pain of losing her to terminal cancer. Poignant, witty, and insightful, Shadowlands is a moving portrait of love and loss, doubt and faith.