The Whipping Man

Rated 4.0

Celebration Arts follows up its production of the pre-Civil War drama Abolition with a strong showing of the post-Civil War drama The Whipping Man. A fine cast and outstanding direction by James Wheatley give this play about the scars of slavery and the responsibilities of freedom a fierce strength. Thu 8pm, Fri 8pm, Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; Through 3/24; $15-$20, All seats $10 Thursdays; Celebration Arts Theatre, 2727 B Street; (916) 455-2787;