The Vortex Has Moved! New Location: 2900 Carlisle NE
Whipping Man Lobby Poster by Subwolley Designspx

Opens This Friday:

The Whipping Man

By Matthew Lopez

Directed by Barbara Geary

The Civil War has just ended and Confederate soldier Caleb DeLeon returns from the war to find his family missing and two former slaves, Simon and John, that belonged to his family living in the ruins of the their once fine house. Caleb is badly wounded and the two men are forced to make a hard choice and care for him in its aftermath.

As the 3 wait for the family's return, they struggle with their shared pasts as Master and Slave, confronting new and long buried secrets.

February 6-March 1, 2015. Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm. Tickets $22.

Preview: Feb 5, 2015 7:30 pm

PWYW: Feb 8, 2015

How do I audition for a show?

Posted: January 23, 2015.
February 14, 1:00-3:30. Join this first session in the "How Do I?" series of free, monthly workshops for adults. Find out how you need to prepare for an audition and what to do while you're in it. Class size is limited.


The Whipping Man (Talkback)

Posted: January 21, 2015.
Professor Finnie Coleman of the UNM Departments of English and Africana Studies has graciously agreed to lead the talkback with the audience, cast, and production team, on Sunday February 15 after the 2 pm matinee.

Auditions for: Shakespeare on the Plaza

Posted: January 4, 2015.
The Taming of the Shrew and Julius Caesar will be performed in the Civic Plaza as part of Shakespeare on the Plaza, a collaborative project between The Vortex Theatre and the City of Albuquerque.

Audition dates:
Sunday, February 15, 2015 6-9pm
Monday, February 16, 2015 6-10pm


Looking for Publicity Volunteers!

Posted: December 18, 2014.
Want to help spread the word about our great Vortex shows? We need you! Never worked on publicity before? No problem—we'll teach you! Contact Kathleen Welker at or 270-300-4897. Thank you!
The Vortex Has Moved! New Location: 2900 Carlisle NE

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