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REVIEW: ‘The Whipping Man’ explores equality

It is 1865. The American Civil War is finally over, and Lincoln bestows freedom to the slaves. Overnight, newfound freedom and equality sweep through the nation. Or at least that’s how it would seem. In the Indiana Repertory Theatre’s production of Matthew Lopez’s “The Whipping Man,” issues of race, religion and social structure collide to

‘Pigeons’ examines alcoholism, relationships

“Hating yourself is a form of egotism.” This is the central paradox of Dan Barden’s  new play, “Pigeons,” which began its world premiere performances by the Butler University theatre department during its run last week. Barden is an associate professor in the English department. Barden’s play, his second written for the Butler theatre department, features