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What is going on with that wardrobe?

The Magic of the Wardrobe

Without the wardrobe, there wouldn’t be a story. But how did it end up in the Professor’s house?

That is a much longer story than what we can fit in a simple e-news, but we’ll give you a hint: Digory Kirk, or the Professor – as he’s called in the LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE – has been to Narnia before.

During his trip to Narnia in the prequel book, the Magician’s Nephew, he received a magic apple. After using the apple to cure his mother’s illness, he planted the core in his backyard. This apple would grow into a tall tree, which would later fall during a storm, and be made into a wardrobe by the Professor.

Of course, to the Professor, it is an ordinary wardrobe, but to Lucy, and later all the other Pevensie siblings…it still carries the magic of that apple from so long ago—the magic of Narnia.

In THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, they will all experience that magic firsthand…

Join the Pevensies on this unforgettable adventure…

Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Based on the book by C.S. Lewis
Directed by Artie Olaisen

April 3 – May 15, 2022
Ages 7 and up

One of the most celebrated books in children’s literature and the #1 most requested DCT play returns to the stage to create a remarkable world of magic. Join young adventurers Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy as they step through the not so ordinary wardrobe and into the mythical land of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia. Facing fantastic creatures and fierce battles in the heart and on the land, the four siblings must find the courage to battle the treacherous White Witch in order to end the deadly eternal winter in the beautiful forest. Guided by the all-knowing Lion, Aslan, these discoverers learn to cast aside their own fears to find the heroes within themselves.

photo credit: Karen Almond

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