Golden Boy's Seth Numrich Will Star in Los Angeles Premiere of Slipping

By Andrew Gans
March 6, 2013

New York's Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present the Los Angeles premiere of Slipping, written and directed by Daniel Talbott, which will begin previews April 4 at Elephant Stages’ Lillian Theatre.



The five-week limited engagement will open April 7 at 7 PM and continue through May 5.

The cast will include MacLeod Andrews, Maxwell Hamilton, Seth Numrich and Wendy vanden Heuvel.

Slipping, according to press notes, is the "coming-of-age story of Eli. Alone, numb, and friendless after the death of his father, he moves with his English professor mom from San Francisco for a fresh start in Iowa. A new relationship with a boy at school exposes him again to the possibility of closeness and the danger of being swallowed by it."

The production will have set design by John McDermott; costume design by Rachel Myers; lighting design by Leigh Allen; sound design by Janie Bullard; video and projection design by Kaitlyn Pietras; property design by Timm Carney. Slipping’s Los Angeles casting director is Mark Bennett; assistant director is Sarah Haught; producing for Rattlestick in L.A. are Addie Johnson-Talbott and Gaalan Michaelson.

Show times will be Thursday-Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 3 PM and 7 PM.

Tickets are $34 (with discounts available for theatre artists, students and seniors), and are available through Brown Paper Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com or by calling (800) 838-3006. Elephant Stages’ Lillian Theatre is located at 1076 Lillian Way, Los Angeles.

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Slipping contains adult themes, language and nudity.