The Whipping Man: Matthew Lopez's Civil War Drama
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The last date listed for The Whipping Man was Friday February 17, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati:
- Full Price:
- $40.00 - $44.00
- Our Price:
- $20.00 - $22.00
Raymond McAnally -- an actor with a number of TV, film and stage credits to his name -- knows all about the challenges of life as a "big guy." Working in an industry where appearance, as they say, is everything, McAnally has more experience than most when it comes to issues of self-image and self-confidence. Having weighed over 280 pounds since he was a teenager, the heartfelt comedy of Size Matters is filled with his personal anecdotes and hilarious words-of-wisdom. This one-man show makes its world premiere at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati to close out the season. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
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Great seat for event, then again this venue has no bad seats. Felt lucky to get the Goldstar seat due to event was nearly sold out. Well worth the discounted ticket price. Had intended to see this show anyway but Goldstar price solidified my decision. Looking forward to purchasing future tickets at a discount.
Quotes & Highlights
“The Whipping Man offers powerful acting in the service of moving storytelling…a memorable performance.” —CityBeat (Critic’s Pick)
“Ensemble Theatre, which is enjoying its best-attended season ever, delivers a solid production … with sensitive, nuanced direction.” —Cincinnati Enquirer
It’s Passover, 1865. The Civil War has just ended and the annual celebration of freedom from bondage is being observed in Jewish homes across the country. Caleb DeLeon, a Jewish Confederate soldier, returns wounded from the battlefield to find his family home in ruins, abandoned by everyone except Simon and John, two former slaves, who were raised as Jews in the DeLeon home. As the three men wait for the family’s return, they wrestle with their shared past as master and slave, uncovering a tangle of long-buried family secrets as well as new ones…ties that bind them together and that, ultimately, might cost each man his freedom.
This show contains adult language and themes — including one scene of explicit physical violence — and may not be suitable for all audiences.