This production was staged as part of our 2012/13 Season

The Whipping Man

April 13, 1865, Richmond, Virginia: the story begins. Wounded Jewish Confederate soldier Caleb DeLeon stumbles home. There to greet him are his family's former slaves Simon and John. And a cobbled together Passover Seder. Caught in a moment as everything changes while the past's hold remains primal, Caleb and the men celebrate Passover together where secrets are revealed and the plot twists and turns.

Cast

  • Caleb
    Jeremy is grateful to be returning to the Alliance stage. Jeremy is a musician, voice-over, and stage actor from North Carolina. He’s lived in Atlanta since 2006... read more »
  • Simon
    Alliance: God of Carnage and King Hedley II. Broadway: Fences; King Hedley II; Piano Lesson; Come Back Little Sheba; and Salome. Off-Broadway: Jitney; Fabulation;... read more »
  • John
    John is so happy and grateful to return to the A Christmas Carol family. He recently closed Choir Boy at the Alliance, and understudied Choir... read more »

Creative

  • Lighting Design
    Liz always enjoys her work at the Alliance. Previous designs include The Whipping Man, God of Carnage, Sleuth, Cuttin’ Up, Tick, Tick...Boom! and Top Dog/... read more »
  • Playwright
    The Whipping Man premiered off-Broadway in 2011 at Manhattan Theatre Club in a production directed by Doug Hughes and starring Andre Braugher. For it, Mr. Lopez was... read more »

Director

  • Director
    Alexander is an Atlanta-raised, New York-based stage director. Directing credits include Happy Days by Samuel Beckett; Sweeney Todd (Suzi Bass Award nomination for... read more »

Understudy

  • John (Understudy)
    Thomas returns to the Alliance, where he most recently appeared at The Kendeda Festival in Beans Don't Burn on the Grill. Other credits include Death of Bliss at The... read more »
  • Caleb (Understudy)
    Samuel is new to the Atlanta theater scene. As a recent graduate of the University of South Carolina, he has acted in numerous academic and professional productions.... read more »
  • Simon (Understudy)
    Brandon is a recent transplant from Washington DC, where he was last seen in Art Creates Life's production, Billie Holiday vs. The United States. DC Regional credits:... read more »

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Conceptual design of the Alliance Stage

Funding To Support Alliance Theatre Renovation, Matching Grant For Core Artistic, Educational Programs and Positions for the Atlanta Symphony,

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Our teen ensemble had the opportunity to see Steel Magnolias and share their thoughts.  Read what they had to say:

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