Golden Boy's Seth Numrich Stars in Los Angeles Premiere of Slipping, Beginning April 4

By Andrew Gans
April 4, 2013

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



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

The cast includes 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 has 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; and 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 are 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 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.