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C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert

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

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.

About 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.

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