C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert

From doubtful to devoted—C.S. Lewis’ journey to becoming

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Using C.S. Lewis’ own words, award-winning actor Max McLean brings the brilliant Oxford don to life, taking us on his extraordinary trek from hard-boiled atheist to “the most reluctant convert in all England.”

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Audience Buzz  

Join the beloved Christian thinker in his study as he regales you with his spellbinding spiritual journey. McLean’s thoughtful, clever and intimate portrayal of The Chronicles of Narnia author is “masterful!” (Washington Post).

Run Time: 80 minutes with no intermission. The performance is followed by a post-show discussion with Max McLean.

Max McLean brings
the creator of
The Screwtape Letters
and The Great Divorce
to life on stage!

Shocked!…Totally immersed!…
Such a compelling story!

Princeton Student

Nothing like this has ever
happened at Brown!

This type of attendance is
really unique!

Brown Student

Really surprised this play was coming
on UC Berkeley campus…
the actor was amazing,
the play was wonderful!

UC-Berkeley Student


Brown University

An event for Brown University students, faculty and staff.
Brown University ID required to claim tickets.
Tickets unclaimed 30 minutes prior to curtain will be released to the public.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Online registration closes at 6 p.m, Friday, Sept. 28.
In-person registration at the box office from 5-7 p.m. the day of the performance,
while seats remain.
Produced in association with
Brown University C.S. Lewis Inkling Society.

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