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C.S. Lewis's 'The Horse and His Boy' Stage Production Opening in DC this Week

Museum of the Bible Brings C.S. Lewis's Beloved Tale to the World Stage Theater, January 20-March 3

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Jan. 18, 2023

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2023 /Christian Newswire/ -- 'The Horse and His Boy' opens at the Museum of the Bible's World Stage Theater this Friday, January 20. This unique production, from the Logos Theatre, in association with the C.S. Lewis Company Limited, will feature epic puppetry, beautiful sets and costumes, and an inspiring story for all ages.

"Opening week is finally here," said director Nicole Stratton. "Our cast has been working hard to make C.S. Lewis fans proud, and we are so excited to finally bring these characters to life at the World Stage Theater!"

'The Horse and His Boy' is C.S. Lewis's fifth book in the Chronicles of Narnia. The story takes place while the Pevensies — Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy — were kings and queens of Narnia and follows Shasta, a Narnian boy raised as the son of a fisherman in Calormen. After learning that his adoptive father will sell him into slavery to a wealthy Taarkaan, he confers with the Taarkaan's talking horse captured from Narnia. The two decide to escape their cruel master and run away to the freedom that Narnia brings.

'The Horse and His Boy' will run more than 40 performances from January 20 through March 3. Four American Sign Language shows will take place on January 25, January 26, February 15 and February 16. Tickets to C.S. Lewis's 'The Horse and His Boy' are available now at https://motb.me/horseandhisboy or visit museumofthebible.org, and for a limited time, audiences can use the code OPENING to save 15% off their ticket purchase.

Partnering with the Museum of the Bible to bring this play to life and is presenting sponsor illumiNations Twelve Verse Challenge. llumiNations Twelve Verse Challenge is a collective alliance of the 11 leading Bible translation agencies that are working together to see that every language has a Bible by the year 2033. They are challenging audience members to partake in their 12 Verse Challenge to sponsor a verse of the Bible being translated each month this year.

"We are so excited to be sponsoring 'The Horse and His Boy' at the Museum of the Bible," said Blake Silverstrom, Vice President of illumiNations Twelve Verse Challenge. "It's our mission to bring the Bible to every language and every people and we believe C.S. Lewis's work is the perfect opportunity to present our challenge. The Narnia books presented the Bible to us metaphorically. Now, audiences will have the opportunity to help present the Bible to people and nations all around the world."

This stage production of C.S. Lewis's famous novel will delight audience members as Shasta and his talking horse, Bree, adventure to Narnia to save it from certain destruction and be free at last. They soon learn, however, that such a mission could only succeed with help from Aslan, the great lion himself!

About Museum of the Bible:
Museum of the Bible is a global, innovative, educational institution whose purpose is to invite all people to engage with the transformative power of the Bible.

About illumiNations Twelve Verse Challenge:
illumiNations Twelve Verse Challenge is a collective impact alliance of 10 of the leading Bible translation agencies and their resource partners working together to eradicate Bible poverty in this generation. Of the 7,000 languages spoken around the world today, approximately 3,640 have little or no access to Scripture. IllumiNations is working to change this by making God's Word accessible to all people by 2033. IllumiNations is inviting people around the world to take illumiNations Twelve Verse Challenge. We have the opportunity to be the generation that could be the first people, in the history of the world, to see nobody trapped in the darkness of Bible poverty. Please visit illuminations.bible/12VC.


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