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All news /  2014-06-19 08:43:31 / 

Clarence Brown

Date / 2014-06-19 08:43:31

The Historical Society East Tennessee has identified Clarence Brown Theatre of UT for its making of The Whipping Man, a lingering Civil War-era play which tackles tough concerns and the history of region. The plays acknowledged the Distinction’s Award in this month from the past society for its version of the play. It was just one of six organizations or individuals familiar for making major contributions to the promotion, preservation, interpretation and programming history of East Tennessee.

The Theatre is delighted to get an Award of Distinction 2014, declared David Byrd, the managing director. The Whipping Man of Matthew Lopez resonated on different levels and like the entire productions of CBT, it was formed right here in this society, for this society. Their staff, guest artists, students and faculty are very proud of this achievement.

The particular play, played on Carousel Theatre stage of UT in the months of January and February, was perfectly set in April 1865 and narrates the story of an injured soldier Jewish Confederate who comes back to their home in Richmond just to search it abandoned and ruined, except for two earlier slaves even raised in the faith of Jewish. Like the three men rejoice Passover, they expose a tangle of grapple and secrets with a vague future brought on by the last of Civil War.

Earlier than opened The Whipping Man, the play flashed an academic lecture at the Community Center of Arnstein Jewish on the occurrence of Jewish slaveholders. The creation even formed significant deliberations among viewer members of different ages, throughout the interval and at planned post-performance discussions, as per to the proposal letter from Brooks Clark.