loading

1-866-598-8449

Customer Service available Mon - Fri 9am to 9pm EST Sat & Sun 1pm to 8pm EST

Shadowlands - Full Length Play, Drama

Shadowlands

William Nicholson

Customer Rating: starstarstarstarstar (Rate this!)

Full Length Play, Drama

6m, 2f, 1boy(s)

ISBN: 9780573693137

Winner! 1990 London Evening Standard Award, Best New Play

"Engrossing, entertaining ... literate, well crafted and discreetly brilliant."- N.Y. Post

"I loved it." - WNBC-TV

"Poignant, powerful, intelligent theatre, witty and e…

More Information Below:

Description | Characters | Author | Now Playing | Reviews
$9.95
: Acting Edition
$17.95
: Large Print
$19.95
: Stage Manager

Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Drama

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

Winner! 1990 London Evening Standard Award, Best New Play

Winner! 1990 London Evening Standard Award, Best New Play
This West End and Broadway hit is the love story of C.S. Lewis - Oxford don and author of The Chronicles of Narnia and The Screwtape Letters - and American poet Joy Davidman. Jack Lewis is smug in his convictions about God and His plan for the world until Joy and her young son enter his life and the bewildered theoretician of love in the abstract finally confronts its direct presence.
"Engrossing, entertaining ... literate, well crafted and discreetly brilliant.- N.Y. Post

"I loved it."" - WNBC-TV

"Poignant, powerful, intelligent theatre, witty and extraordinarily written." - WABC-TV

Characters

CASTING

6m, 2f, 1boy(s)

Author

Other William Nicholson titles:

Now Playing
Loading
Producer
City
State
Opening
Closing
Reviews
Brad Lepp 12/29/2014 10:32 AM
A wonderful drama that invites us on an emotional journey filled with highs and lows, deeply felt and full of humour. It is also beautiful film with Anthony Hopkins, but the stage play is superior. I saw it with Charles Dance on the West End, and was reminded about how funny the play can be.

Sort of an unfortunate title, but otherwise, highly recommended.
Michael Taylor 10/2/2014 7:03 AM
A play with all the elements that engage an audience from the first page and make them think, laugh and cry.
Each character is clearly defined through their words and, as in a jigsaw, every word is important in allowing the audience to build a picture of Jack's world into which Joy arrives and changes.
The flow from scene to scene is superb.
There is even an essential hint of the magic of Narnia provided just for Douglas, or could it be more than magic?
The audience are with Jack all the way as he grapples his long-held religious beliefs.
Fabulous and will be my next direction.
Deanne Eldridge 6/24/2014 8:54 PM
Very well told on stage.  Accurate and engaging. Interesting characters and a well-paced story line.

You May Also Like

See all

Customers Also Bought