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Cynthia Hopkins: Must Don’t Whip ’Um

Cynthia Hopkins Must Don’t Whip ‘Um

“With a wry sense of the absurd and understated way of knocking your socks off, Hopkins combines an intelligent and compelling dramatic presence with old-timey bluesy pop for a riveting performance. The effect is always dazzling.”—



  • Co-commissioned by the Walker Art Center with support from the William and Nadine McGuire Commissioning Fund. Additional support is provided by the Moore Family Fund for the Arts of the Minneapolis Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes a great nation deserves great art.