Slipping: Bay-Area Premiere of Gay Teen Relationship Drama
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The last date listed for Slipping was Sunday July 1, 2012 / 2:00pm.
Currently at New Conservatory Theatre Center
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- $30.00 - $40.00
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The world premiere of a new play by MJ Kaufman, winner of the 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Prize in… More
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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
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
This show is recommended for those ages 16 and older and contains adult content and language, along with male nudity._
About the Ticket Supplier: New Conservatory Theatre Center
New Conservatory Theatre Center (NCTC) is San Francisco’s premier LGBT and Allied performing arts institution. As a champion of innovative, high quality productions, NCTC presents a new season of mainstage plays each year including impactful dramas, tongue-in-cheek comedies and exceptional musicals. Additionally, original work is brought to the stage from our Family Matinee Series, Emerging Artists Program and New Play Development Lab. Our vision is that theatre is a community event and a way to build community.