THE WHIPPING MAN

by Matthew Lopez
Directed by Benny Sato Ambush
Charles Mosesian Theater
JAN 25 - FEB 16/2014

As the Civil War ends, a Jewish Confederate soldier returns home to find that only his two former slaves, raised as Jews in his household, remain. As they cobble together a Passover Seder, they grapple with a changing social order, newfound freedom, and long-buried secrets that threaten them all. This story of self-definition, discrimination, and the pain of being an outsider forces all three men to ask what their futures hold in a new world of freedom. One of the most produced and popular plays of 2012, The Village Voice calls it “wonderfully satisfying.”

“Emotionally potent.”
- The New York Times

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Running Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes with one 15-minute intermission.
Johnny Lee Davenport*

Simon

Johnny Lee Davenport*

Simon

Jesse Hinson*

Caleb

Jesse Hinson*

Caleb

Keith Mascoll*

John

Keith Mascoll*

John

Creative Team
Benny Sato Ambush**, director
Benny Sato Ambush**

director

Janie Howland***, scenic designer
Janie Howland***

scenic designer

Molly Trainer***, costume designer
Molly Trainer***

costume designer

Scott Pinkney***, lighting designer
Scott Pinkney***

lighting designer

Dewey Dellay, sound designer & composer
Dewey Dellay

sound designer & composer

Leslie Sears*, stage manager
Leslie Sears*

stage manager

Emily Woods Hogue, assistant costume designer
Emily Woods Hogue

assistant costume designer

Eric Sauter, technical director
Eric Sauter

technical director

*member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States
**member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society
***member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829

News

The Boston Globe on TWM

Joyce’s Choices on TWM

The Jewish Journal on TWM

MWDN on WM

Save the Date: New Rep Gala 2014, Wednesday May 7!

 

INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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First Rehearsal

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 11am
Attend first rehearsal to see where and how it all begins. Participate in a “Meet and Greet” with the cast, designers, crew, and New Rep staff, then stick around to hear a reading of the play.

Sneak Peek

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 2pm
Attend part of a working rehearsal with the director and cast. Learn about rehearsal process at the mini-talkback.

Meet the Designers

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 6:30pm
Meet the director and scenic, costume, lighting, and sound designers. Learn about the design concepts and collaborative process.

SPOTLIGHT SYMPOSIUM

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An Unexpected Melting Pot: Legacies of Pain

Moderated by WGBH’s Callie Crossley

Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 4:45pm

 

A SPECIAL POST-PERFORMANCE CONVERSATION WITH JONATHAN SARNA, PH.D

Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 4:30pm
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