‘LIVE FROM SLAC’S
: BABIES, BOTTLES AND BINKIES… OH, MY!’ MAN CAVE
A FREE PANEL DISCUSSION INSPIRED BY SEAN CHRISTOPHER LEWIS’
The Salt Lake Acting Company will present a free panel discussion in conjunction with the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiereproduction of MANNING UP by Sean Christopher Lewis on Sunday, December 9 at 4:00 PM. The panel discussion Live from SLAC’s
: Babies, Bottles and Binkies… Oh My! will explore major themes of the play—a comedy about two soon-to-be fathers questioning what it is to be a husband, a friend, and a man in contemporary society. The play centers on Donnie and Raymond, two best friends wrestling with the reality of becoming fathers in Raymond’s basement as they wonder how to be the men they need to be for the women upstairs. Man Cave
With the experience of the panelists, the audience will explore the way we view men, masculinity and fatherhood. The panel discussion will give a greater insight into the fears of transitioning towards fatherhood and the dynamics of male best friends. This conversation will give the audience a chance to enter the man cave and understand what being a man and father mean.
Please join the discussion with our diverse and talented moderator and panelists:
Terry Gildea (Moderator) is the News Director at KUER. Terry’s reporting has been covered expansively on NPR’s Morning Edition, Weekend Edition and All things Considered.
Matt Basso, Ph.D. (Panelist) holds Assistant Professor appointments in History and Gender Studies at the
. His training is in American Studies and in cultural and social history, with specialties in gender, race, and class relations particularly in the American West and the Pacific World. The formation and operation of masculinity has been the major focus of his research. University of Utah
Joe Borgenicht (Panelist) is a co-author of the best-selling book The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance, which explores common concerns of first-time parents. He has co-authored several books and his current work revolves around helping men communicate with other men through sharing their experiences.
Dr. Louis Borgenicht (Panelist) is a pediatrician, a writer, a father and co-author of The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance. He holds a BA from
Princeton University and received his doctorate from in 1970. Case Western Reserve Medical School
Josh Martin (Panelist) is the Master Electrician and Sound Designer at Salt Lake Acting Company and expects his first child on January 6, 2013.
Zachary Sloan (Panelist) is a soon-to-be father with a child expected on December 14, 2012 and works as a special education resource teacher at
. Copper Hills High School
‘Live from SLAC’s
: Babies, Bottles and Binkies… Oh, My!’ will be held in the Chapel Theatre at the Salt lake Acting Company on Sunday December 9, 2012 at 4:00pm, following the1:00 PM matinee and preceding the 6:00pm performance of MANNING UP. The panel discussion is free. 103 theatre seats are available to the public. Man Cave
SLAC PANEL DISCUSSION ‘Live from SLAC’s
: Babies, Bottles and Binkies… Oh, My!’ Man Cave
PANELISTS Matt Basso Ph.D., Joe Borgenicht, Dr. Louis Borgenicht, Josh Martin, Zachary Sloan
MODERATOR Terry Gildea
DATE Sunday, December 9, 2012
TIME 4:00 PM
MANNING UP by Sean Christopher Lewis, with Lanny Langston and Jesse Peery
DATES Opened: November 7, 2012
Closing: December 9, 2012
TIMES Wed – Sat - 7:30 p.m.
Sun- 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
For tickets call 801-363-SLAC(7522), visit www.saltlakeactingcompany.org, or come to the box office at 168 West 500 North,
. Student, Under 30, Senior and Group discounts available. Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
SLAC is a not-for-profit 501(c) in 1970 and is dedicated to producing, commissioning and developing new works and to supporting a community of professional artists. SLAC has been nationally recognized by the Shubert Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Edgerton Foundation, among others. SLAC operates under a STP Actors Equity Association contract. SLAC is a Constituent Member of Theatre Communications Group, a national organization for non-profit professional regional theatres, and the National New Play Network.
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