David Chack

The Whips And Scorns Of Time: Judaism, slavery and exodus are hotly debated in Matthew Lopez?s play ?The Whipping Man,? seen here in a production at Northlight Theatre in Skokie, Ill.

Play Speculates About Lives of Jewish Slave Owners

Matthew Lopez — a gay, Episcopalian son of a Puerto Rican dad — has a new play about Jewish slave owners and slaves. He believes the story is applicable to all freedom struggles.