Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of attending Tony Lawton's performance of The Great Divorce. It was truly excellent: lively, accurate, impassioned, challenging, convicting, and all-around amazing. The Anthony Lawton Festival continues at the Lantern Theater Company until December 19th. Please try to attend!
Between Heaven and Hell: The Anthony Lawton Festival
December 3 – 19, 2010
First-ever festival of the Philadelphia actor and playwright Anthony Lawton
The Festival is at Lantern Theater Company, located at St. Stephen's Theater at 10th & Ludlow Streets in Philadelphia. Tickets are $25-$35; $10 student rush tickets are available 10 minutes before curtain with valid ID; cash only; additional discounts are available for subscribers, seniors, and groups of 10 or more. Tickets are available online at www.lanterntheater.org or by calling the Lantern Box Office at (215) 829-0395
Schedule of remaining performances of The Great Divorce:
Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7:00pm
Friday, Dec. 17 at 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec. 18 at 8:00pm
Sunday, Dec. 19 at 2:00pm
Here is the Festival's description of this play:
The Great Divorce
Based on the Novel by C.S. Lewis
Adapted and Performed by Anthony Lawton
C.S. Lewis' own favorite among his works, The Great Divorce tells the satirical and comic story of hapless professor Clive and the motley band of malcontents who join him on a very curious bus ride. Journeying between Heaven and Hell, Clive crosses a wildly inventive landscape filled with dazzling language and surprising insight.