David Payne will be visiting The Rocky Mountain Alliance Church to deliver his drama “An Evening with C S Lewis” on May 4.The play will have no cover cost and will begin at 7 p.m. at the Church.
The late C S Lewis was a famous British author who is perhaps best known for his children’s series The Lion, the Witch & The Wardrobe. Lewis was good friends with J.R.R. Tolkien who wrote The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. Lewis lived a simple life and always kept a great sense of humour and “boyish” attitude. He is also well known for his Christian books, which he wrote after his journey from atheism to Christianity. Lewis is considered one of the 20th century’s foremost Christian Apologists.
Payne’s depiction of Lewis has become world renowned with many television stations hoping to air the show in their 2011 season.
David Payne, a British actor, has been performing “An Evening with C S Lewis for eight years and was even aired on the Dish Network. The one-man show has enthralled thousands with its humour and interesting story line
Payne’s play takes place in 1963 when Lewis’ health was beginning to fail. Lewis is giving a speech to a group of American writers whohave travelled to England and are visiting Lewis in his home. He speaks to the writers about the significant events in his life and the people who have shaped him into the man he has become.
With amazing acting and a beautiful depiction of C S Lewis, Payne leaves his audience with new knowledge and an amazing experience.
To see “An Evening with C S Lewis”, go to The Rocky Mountain Alliance Church on May 4 at 7 p.m.