Cast of The Whipping Man
February 13 – March 8, 2015
Preview February 12
The Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre
Marjorie Arenstein Stage
at Virginia Rep Center New Free Parking
By Matthew Lopez
Part of the Acts of Faith Festival
Max Eddy (Caleb) - Previously at VA Rep: Ken in Red. NY credits: Moments (dir. Moises Kaufman), Oliver! (dir. Lear DeBessonet), Much Ado About Nothing (Smith Street Stage), Midsummer Night's Dream (Hudson Warehouse), and Giant Killer Slugs (Pipeline). Regional: Septimus in Arcadia (The Lantern Theatre Co.), Hannah (Premiere Stages), Richard II, The Learned Ladies , and Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Theater of NJ). Film/TV/Web includes: After Ever After, Or Forever Hold Your Peace , and Last Night's Symphonie . BFA NYU. AEA.
Taamu Wuya (John) is enjoying a wonderful time back in his home state of Virginia and thrilled to make his Virginia Rep debut! NYC credits include: Titus Andronicus, Henry V (Dir. Padraic Lillis), and Henry IV Part II . Regional credits: Miss Saigon (Best Supporting Actor in a Musical nominee for the 2014 Denver Broadway World Awards), Gallery Players, Midtown Arts Center, Endstation Theatre and Alluvion Stage Theatre. Wuya studied Theatre Performance at Liberty University and trained at the Studio Theatre Convervatory in D.C. Absolutely blessed to have such loving support from Mom, Dad, Hinga and Carla. Isaiah 60:1. www.taamuwuya.com
Jerold E. Solomon (Simon) is excited to be a part of this amazing production. Credits: Broadway: South Pacific (Lincoln Center) Off-Broadway: Bare (New World Stages) National Tours: Ragtime; Big River; Annie . Regional: Once On This Island and 25th Annual Putnum Spelling Bee (Paper Mill); Cutman (Goodspeed); Sweet Charity, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Gross Indecency , and Olympus on My Mind (Virginia Rep); Henry V (RSF); The Merry Wives of Windsor (RSF); The Lost Colony and many others. TV/Film; 30 Rock, Law and Order and Kings (NBC); The Unusuals (ABC); Hiding Divya (Desipina). Jerold has a BFA in Theater Performance from VCU. For A, E, and L.