Slipping at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre

Ryan Miller

Slipping by David Talbott.

Sharon Perlmutter –

There is much to admire about the writing, and directing, of the Rattlestick production of Daniel Talbott’s Slipping. On a scene-by-scene basis, Talbott has a true gift for realistic dialogue; and, when directing his own work, he knows exactly where the pauses ought to go, to make for true-to-life conversations. But on a rather larger scale, what I really appreciate about Slipping is that, while it is definitely about its protagonist Eli, one could very well say it is about each of the other three characters as well.

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