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Christmas With C.S. Lewis

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Broadway Playhouse At Water Tower Place


Dec 5

Dec 10, 2023


1 hour and 35 minutes including an intermission


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A digital lottery for a minimum of ten (10) $25 seats will be held for every performance of CHRISTMAS WITH C.S. LEWIS. Seat locations and the number of tickets awarded by the lottery are always subject to availability. A $5.00 handling fee will be added to the price of each ticket at the time of checkout. Click here for details and to enter.

In the early years of his young adult life C.S. Lewis believed the story of Christ’s birth was nothing more than feel-good myth. That all changed after a particular encounter with his great friend and fellow author, J.R.R. Tolkien. Although both men loved mythology in general, Tolkien was convinced that the Jesus myth was the one true myth. That was the start of Lewis’ journey from Atheism to Christianity. From that point on Christmas, for Lewis, took on an entirely different meaning.

Here we find him at his home near Oxford on Christmas Eve hosting a group of Americans who are Christmassing in England. They are about to experience an unforgettable assortment of Yuletide recollections which stimulates a whole range of emotions – curiosity, laughter, gladness and even some tears. Above all, they will discover how that encounter with Tolkien forever changed his Christmas celebrations.

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