Why See Shadowlands?
Based on A True Story
Fellowship for the Performing Arts present this Off-Broadway staging of William Nicholson's celebrated drama. Shadowlands is story of English author CS Lewis' and his love affair with American author Joy Davidson, and how their love endured through her battle with terminal cancer. A beautifully etched portrait of grief and faith, it also offers a glimpse into the world of one of our most famous writers.
Shadowlands originally premiered on Broadway in 1990, with Nigel Hawthorne as Lewis, and was nominated for two Tonys. It was subsequently adapted for the silver screen, with Anthony Hopkins as Lewis and Debra Winger as Davidson. This production is directed by Christa Scott-Reed.
Opening night: 17 October 2017
Recommended for ages 13 and over. Children under the age of 4 will not be admitted to the theatre.
Two hours and 10 minutes, with one intermission
Cast and Creative
Written by William Nicholson
Directed by Christa Scott-Reed
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2 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)
At my age, I expect to be beyond the reach of drama. But Shadowlands shattered... more
Well-written, well-directed, well-acted - even the scenery was a revelation.... more
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