Tim Robbins' new play Break the Whip is set to premiere at The Ivy Substation in Culver City. The show will be produced by the Actor's Gang, which was co-founded by Robbins. Catsing has not yet been announced, but performances will begin on September 2.The play revolves around struggles of the three cultures of the Jamestown Colony- English settlers, African slaves, and Powatan Indians.
Robbins' also penned the play Embedded. His film credits include: The Shawshank Redemption, Bob Roberts, Bull Durham, Jacoab's Ladder, and Mystic River, for wich he won an Oscar.
The Actors' Gang was founded 28 years ago with a mission to provide meaningful and thought-provoking theatre that would be affordable and accessible to a wide audience. Building performances with a basic respect for the artist and the audience, The Actors' Gang has produced theatre of the highest quality throughout our history.
We are proud to continue The Actors' Gang tradition of bringing rule-breaking, thought-provoking, and engaging theatre to audiences in Los Angeles, across the nation and around the world. Our award-winning productions of "The Guys," "Embedded," "The Exonerated," "1984" and "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine" continue to tour extensively throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.