The Eagle and Child
The friendship of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, in their own words.
COMMISSIONED by HISTORYONICS THEATRE COMPANY
- 4M/1F, ages flexible.
- Various Suggested Locations, primarily The Eagle and Child Pub.
- Various times, primarily early 1940s.
- Female track can be split into 2 or 3.
- Approximately two hours including intermission.
An intimate portrait of the friendship between C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, built entirely out of found material: letters, journals, biographies, and novels. Centered in a meeting of the Inklings in the namesake pub, THE EAGLE AND CHILD explores friendship, family, and faith while also revealing insights into the creation of Narnia and Middle Earth.
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