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The Whipping Man
By Matthew Lopez
Directed by Steve Tague
Studio Theatre
APR. 16 – MAY 10
​The Civil War is over; the Confederacy has fallen. On the eve of Passover, Caleb, a young Jewish Rebel soldier with a bullet still lodged in his leg, returns to his half-destroyed Virginia home and his family’s former slaves, Simon and John. As the three men wait for others to arrive, they struggle with the new reality of a defeated south, emancipated slaves, and the strange irony of Jewish families being slave owners. As they prepare a simple Seder, long-buried secrets from the past emerge in a dramatic and shocking climax.


​Thur. ​Apr. 16 ​7:30 PM ​Preview
​Fri. ​Apr. 17 ​7:30 PM Preview
​Sat. ​Apr. 18
7:30 PM ​Opening
​Sun. ​Apr. 19
​2:00 PM
​Tues. ​Apr. 21 ​7:30 PM
​Wed. ​Apr. 22 ​7:30 PM
​Thur. ​Apr. 23 ​7:30 PM ​Talk-back w/ the cast
​Fri. ​Apr. 24 ​7:30 PM
​Sat. ​Apr. 25 ​2:00 PM  Prologue @ 1:15 pm
​Sun. ​Apr. 26 ​2:00 PM
​Tues. ​Apr. 28
​​7:30 PM
​Wed. ​Apr. 29
​7:30 PM
​Thur. ​Apr. 30
​7:30 PM
​Fri. ​May 1
​7:30 PM ​Talk-back w/ the cast
​Sat. ​May 2
​2:00 PM
​Sat. ​May 2
​7:30 PM
​Sun. ​May 3
​2:00 PM Prologue @ 1:15 pm
​Tues. ​May 5
​7:30 PM
​Wed. ​May 6
​7:30 PM
​Thur. ​May 7
​7:30 PM
​Fri. ​May 8
​7:30 PM
​Sat. ​May 9
​2:00 PM
​Sat. ​May 9
​7:30 PM
​Sun. ​May 10 ​2:00 PM
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Design Team:

Scenic Design by David Russell; Costume Design by Barb Hughes; Light Design by Eileen Smitheimer; Sound Design by Eileen Smitheimer.
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REP productions are supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.  The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.
 
 

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BOX OFFICE HOURS:
Monday - Friday, noon to 5:00 PM
and one hour before curtain on performance days.​​

(302) 831-2204

cfa-boxoffice@udel.edu 


  

Elizabeth Heflin and Michael Gotch in Woman in Mind. Photo: Evan Krape.