Venue Details

Theater J at the Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
202-777-3210
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 72 members
Review from Francine J.
Red Velvet 77 events 45 reviews

The production is outstanding in every way -- strong plot, superior acting, impeccable staging. Theatre J mounts another winner!

reviewed May 09 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Jane Jasper
Red Velvet 88 events 21 reviews

One of the best plays I've seen at Theatre J. Bravo, Ari!

reviewed Apr 21 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Nanette Goodman
Red Velvet 53 events 7 reviews

Interesting play and really well-acted.

reviewed May 16 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“A cause for celebration. Mathew Lopez has come as close as any author could to producing a microcosm of the genesis of a wide range of today’s Black American males.”  —_Talkin’ Broadway _

Description

Written by Matthew Lopez

Directed by Jennifer Nelson

Featuring Mark Hairston, Alexander Strain and David Emerson Toney

Matthew Lopez’s play The Whipping Man was recently staged to critical acclaim at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Mr. Lopez’s work has also been developed at the McCarter Theatre, The New Group, Ars Nova and The Lark Play Development Center. Other plays include Tio Pepe (Summer Play Festival 2008), Reverberation, and Zoey’s Perfect Wedding. He is a current member of the Ars Nova Writers’ Group and an artist-in-residence at the Old Globe Theatre.

This production employs atmospheric fog and strobe lights.

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