Founded by British actor, David Payne, Rising Image is a theatrical company based in the USA and UK and was originally founded to present stage productions based on the life and writings of C.S. Lewis. Throughout the years multiple production written by Payne have been produced and performed across the world including Relative Surprise, Prisoner of Passion, Weep for Joy, St. Jack and the Dragon, Target Practice, and now Lewis and Tolkien: of Wardrobes and Rings as well as The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe and The Magician’s Nephew. Though all of these productions are well loved, Payne’s one-man An Evening with C.S. Lewis still remains the company’s flagship production with over 700 performances.