The Most Reluctant Convert
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ - April 1, 2020

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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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).

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


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

Age Recommendation: Recommended for ages 13 and older. Children under age 4 not admitted.


Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University has canceled all on-campus events of more than 100 people through April 21, requiring FPA to postpone this production of C.S. Lewis On Stage. We apologize for the inconvenience and are seeking to reschedule. will always have the latest information. Contact the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center box office for refunds.

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