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The most reluctant convert
The most reluctant convert

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starring Max McLean

2 SHOWS: January 15, 2022 @ 1:00 and @ 6:00

Ohio Christian University, in cooperation with the Fellowship for Performing Arts, is bringing to the Ministry and Performing Arts Center, “The Most Reluctant Convert”.  For one day only, January 15th, 2022 with two performances at 1:00 and 6:00.

This show has toured the United States to rave reviews and is not to be missed. Now “The Most Reluctant Convert” is coming to Circleville, to the Ohio Christian University Campus, only a short drive from where you are!  We are discounting all seats 30% off of national tour prices!

Reserved seats. $49.00 and $39.00

For Groups of 10 or more, and VIP packages,
email: grouptickets@ohiochristian.edu or Call 740-420-5918 for pricing and seating

For Media Requests: Contact Matt Hunnell at mhunnell@ohiochristian.edu • 740-420-5926

A great show to bring your church group, small group, youth group or a friend and introduce them to the brilliance of C.S. Lewis and a wonderful day or evening at the theater.

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.



From doubtful to devoted—C.S. Lewis’ journey to becoming
THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT in 80 minutes!

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

See What Audiences Are Saying:

AUDIENCE BUZZ

Join the beloved Christian thinker in his study as he regales you with his spellbinding spiritual journey. McLean’s thoughtful, clever and intimate portrayal of The Chronicles of Narnia author is “masterful!” (Washington Post).

Max McLean brings the creator of The Screwtape Letters
and The Great Divorce to life on stage!

Max McLean as CS Lewis on Stage




 

"ASTONISHING LUCIDITY...
EVERY ATHEIST'S
FAVORITE
CHRISTIAN THINKER!"

-CHICAGO TRIBUNE



 

"AMAZING MOMENTS ON STAGE...
WE KNOW GOING IN HOW THE
PLAY ENDS... BUT HOW THE PLAY GETS
THERE IS THE INTRIGUING THING!"

-DC METRO ARTS

Max McLean as CS Lewis on Stage
Max McLean as CS Lewis on Stage




 

"MASTERFUL,
INVIGORATING,
HUGELY MOVING!

-WASHINGTON POST




 

"VERY FUNNY
IN A DELIGHTFULLY
SELF-DEPRECATING WAY!"

-SPLASH MAGAZINE

Max McLean as CS Lewis on Stage
Max McLean as CS Lewis on Stage


 

"McLean's
UNCANNILY SPOT-ON
PERFORMANCE!
does justice to Lewis' highly theatrical manner...
he also achieves Lewis' standard for
METICULOUS DETAIL...
which has FASCINATED SO MANY."

-THEATERMANIA


Downloadable Media:  

 

Articles of Interest

Max McLean As C.S. Lewis on Stage at OCU

C.S. Lewis is Coming to Ohio Christian University

Max McLean As C.S. Lewis on Stage at OCU

Published: October 20, 2021

Ohio Christian University is excited to bring “The Most Reluctant Convert” to its Circleville Campus. There will be two shows only, on January 15, 2022, at 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM in the Ministry and Performing Arts Center (MPAC). This Fellowship for Performing Arts production has toured the United States from New York to California and played on campuses such as Princeton, Vanderbilt, Wheaton, UNC-Chapel Hill, and many other esteemed institutions of higher learning. Using C.S. Lewis’ own words, award-winning actor Max McLean brings the brilliant Oxford fellow to life, taking us on his
Ohio Christian University is excited to bring “The Most Reluctant Convert” to its Circleville Campus. There will be two shows only, on January 15, 2022, at 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM in the Ministry and Performing Arts Center (MPAC). This Fellowship for Performing Arts production has toured the United States from New York to California and played on campuses such as Princeton, Vanderbilt, Wheaton,
Ohio Christian University is excited to bring “The Most Reluctant Convert” to its Circleville Campus. There will be two shows only, on January 15, 2022, at 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM in the Ministry and