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Shadowlands

Closed January 7, 2018

The Tony-nominated drama is back on stage in New York

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.

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Dates

Opening night: 17 October 2017

Audience

Recommended for ages 13 and over. Children under the age of 4 will not be admitted to the theatre.

Run time

Two hours and 10 minutes, with one intermission

Cast and Creative

Creative

Written by William Nicholson
Directed by Christa Scott-Reed

What you thought

2 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)

4.5 star rating

Prof. Wayne Detzler: “Truly Life-Changing”

At my age, I expect to be beyond the reach of drama. But Shadowlands shattered... more

Anonymous: “Shadowlands”

Well-written, well-directed, well-acted - even the scenery was a revelation.... more

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