The Whipping Man

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: LA Theatre Works

Date: October 2015

Duration: 1 hours 58 minutes

Summary:

Tensions run high as Caleb de Leon, a young Jewish Confederate soldier, celebrates Passover with his family’s newly-freed slaves in the de Leons’ crumbling antebellum mansion. This gripping drama explores a little-known aspect of the Civil War, unearthing dark family secrets on the way to a shocking climax

Includes a conversation about Jews in the Civil War with Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, a scholar of American Jewish history and the senior rabbi at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast recording, starring Aaron Jennings, Charlie Robinson, and Mark Jude Sullivan.

Directed by Judyann Elder and recorded before a live audience.
Directed by Judyann Elder and recorded before a live audience.

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