What an auspicious start to the summer theater season.
There’s no point in dancing around the issue: If you love good theater, stop reading this right now and surf on over to Barrington Stage Co. and buy a ticket. Right now.
Matthew Lopez’s “The Whipping Man” – in the midst of its New England premiere at Barrington Stage Co.’s Stage II Theater in Pittsfield – is a small play about big issues. The intimate three-character drama tackles such important and timeless topics as war, slavery, freedom, betrayal, revenge, loyalty, prejudice and faith.