The Whipping Man

  • by Matthew Lopez
  • Narrated by Aaron Jennings, Charlie Robinson, Mark J. Sullivan
  • 1 hrs and 30 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

Tensions run high as Caleb de Leon, a young Jewish Confederate soldier, celebrates Passover with his family's newly freed slaves in the de Leons' crumbling antebellum mansion. This gripping drama explores a little-known aspect of the Civil War, unearthing dark family secrets on the way to a shocking climax.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast recording, featuring Aaron Jennings, Charlie Robinson, and Mark Jude Sullivan. Directed by Judyann Elder and recorded before a live audience.

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What Confederate Statues Commemorate

This is a truly riveting play, unique and constantly surprising. I've never heard anything quite like it, and will be thinking about it for a long time. Be cautious about listening while driving if you're squeamish, however; there are one or two very troubling scenes. The acting is excellent; the older man in particular is astonishingly good. Grade: A+
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- Gretchen SLP

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-08-2015
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works