Lamb’s Presents Shadowlands

Shadowlands at Lamb's Players


Lamb’s Players Theatre has announced the cast and dates for its production of William Nicholson’s award-winning play SHADOWLANDS.

Shadowlands is an engaging look into the later-in-life romance between C.S. Lewis & Joy Davidman. Lewis was a popular Oxford University professor and best-selling author of such works as The Chronicles of Narnia, Mere Christianity, and The Screwtape Letters. Davidman was a quick-witted, award-winning American poet.

February 28 – April 9
Preview performances are Feb 28-March 2.
Opening is March 3, 8pm.

Tuesday thru Sunday

Lamb’s Players Theatre
1142 Orange Ave, Coronado


The Cast

C.S. Lewis & Joy Davidman are played by real life husband and wife, LAMB’S Producing Artistic Director Robert Smyth, and Associate Artistic Director Deborah Gilmour Smyth.

The rest of the SHADOWLANDS Ensemble:

Brian Salmon as Jack’s brother Warnie Lewis
Gavin Reed August as young Douglas Gresham
Caitie Grady as the Registar
Paul Maley at Rev. Harry Harington
Jordon Miller as the Doctor
John Rosen as Christopher Riley
Jonathan Sachs as Dr. Maurice Oakley

William Nicholson original wrote SHADOWLANDS in 1985 as a television film for the BBC, featuring Joss Ackland & Claire Bloom as Jack & Joy. It won BAFTA Awards for Best Play and Best Actress. Nicholson then turned it into a stage play, which had successful award-winning runs both in the West End and on Broadway, featuring Nigel Hawthorne as Lewis in both London and New York.

In 1993 the Oscar nominated film directed by Richard Attenborough featured Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger.


Tuesday at 7:30
Wednesday at 2:00 & 7:30
Thursday at 7:30
Friday at 8:00
Saturday at 4:00 & 8:00
Sunday at 2:00

Tickets range from $24 to $68 depending on the seating section and day of the week.

Half Price Tickets are available for Youth (ages 5 to 17), Active Duty Military (with ID) and Young Adults ages 18 to 34 who join LAMB’S <35 Club. A $5 Discount is available for Seniors (66+) and Veterans.

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: