Press - The Whipping Man


THE WHIPPING MAN
by Matthew Lopez
directed by Martin Benson
January 4-25, 2015

Julianne Argyros Stage

The Civil War has ended, leaving destruction in its wake.  As a raging storm illuminates what’s left of a once majestic plantation home, three Jewish men prepare for Passover—the owner’s son and his family’s former slaves.  Only one of them, Simon, remains strong in his faith, but it is threatened by truths about what happened in this house—and in their lives—during its antebellum days. Stage and television star Charlie Robinson plays Simon in this compelling drama that ran away with New York’s Obie, Lucille Lortel and Outer Critics Circle awards.

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Photos

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Charlie Robinson and Adam Haas Hunter in South Coast Repertory's 2015 production of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Jarrod M. Smith, Adam Haas Hunter and Charlie Robinson in South Coast Repertory's 2015 production of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Adam Haas Hunter, Charlie Robinson and Jarrod M. Smith in South Coast Repertory's 2015 production of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Adam Haas Hunter and Jarrod M. Smith in South Coast Repertory's 2015 production of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Adam Haas Hunter, Jarrod M. Smith and Charlie Robinson in South Coast Repertory's 2015 production of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. Photo by Jordan Kubat/SCR.

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Adam Haas Hunter in South Coast Repertory's 2015 production of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Jarrod M. Smith, Adam Haas Hunter and Charlie Robinson in South Coast Repertory's 2015 production of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. Photo by Jordan Kubat/SCR.

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The Whipping Man logo courtesy of South Coast Repertory.