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Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Explore "The Whipping Man," Matthew Lopez’s play making its Chicago premiere at Northlight Theatre. Performers and members of the creative team from the production will present a scene and discuss the production. Theodore J. Karamanski, Professor of History at Loyola University will discuss the architecture of the debilitated, Post-bellum Richmond, where the play is set, and the industrializing Chicago of 1865.
About The Whipping Man: When Caleb, a wounded Confederate soldier returns to his family’s ravaged home at the end of the Civil War, he finds it in ruins and abandoned by all but two former slaves. United by their Jewish faith, the three men celebrate a Seder while wrestling with a shared past they can’t escape—and secrets they can no longer hide.
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