Yes, questions will be asked, lots of them, and the answers will resonate all the way into modern times. “Ultimately, one question I’m still wrestling with as I continue to work on the play is, what does freedom really mean?” Walton says. “How does someone who has never known freedom all of a sudden be told they’re free and...do what? And how did the Jews confront their own history of slavery?” See The Whipping Man at Curious, 1080 Acoma Street, for answers. Shows run Thursdays through Sundays through February 15; for information and tickets, $18 to $44, go to curioustheatre.org or call 303-623-0524.
Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. Starts: Jan. 11. Continues through Feb. 15, 2014