Venue Details

128 Star Starred
New Conservatory Theatre Center
at Market 25 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102
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Drinks at the event for purchase. Lots of eateries on Van Ness or nearby Hayes Valley.
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Ruth R.
The #47 & #49 on Van Ness stop almost in front of the theatre on Van Ness and Market Sts.
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4.3 average rating
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10 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 22 2012

I see theater fairly often in the Bay Area. Berkeley Rep., ACT, Theater Rhino, Eureka Theater, The Magic, the Black Repertory Theater, and others. "Slipping" at the New Conservatory Theater Center is as good as anything on those stages. The...continued

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7 stars
attended Jun 13 2012

Moving story. Painful. Human.

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Website

http://www.nctcsf.org/press_room/slipping.htm

Description

Alone, numb and friendless after the violent death of his father, high school senior Eli moves with his mom from San Francisco to a fresh start in Iowa. A new relationship with a boy at school exposes Eli again to the possibility of closeness and the danger of being swallowed by it.

“To me, the play is about reaching out. I had this really intense relationship for a long time, and that relationship—having someone love me and be there for me—was what sent me over the edge and really kind of crashed me out. The play is about that and the need to break that open in order to start to become healthy.” —Daniel Talbott, Playwright

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This show is recommended for those ages 16 and older and contains adult content and language, along with male nudity._