1*9*5*6 Degrees of Separation Created by Killian Manning  June 20-­‐24, 2012 It’s 1956, a very significant year for a lot of people, including Elvis Presley, Grace Kelly, Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, Nikita Khrushchev, Glenn Gould, Dwight Eisenhower, and many others. Inspired by the Olympics, the Suez Crisis, TV Game shows, the birth of the Beats, and the year of her birth, Manning’s latest performance piece, 1*9*5*6 Degrees of Separation, explores the imaginary time/space that might have been. Worlds collide when JFK competes in the Olympics, Khrushchev hosts a game show, Cathy Manning meets Ike, and Marilyn, Grace, and Margot Fonteyn have a slumber party. Although no appearance by Kevin Bacon is scheduled, we can promise an evening full of humor, insight, pathos, and joyful possibility. Featuring: Joe Baldock, Sarah Adams Bean, Nicola Bullock, Marcia Edmundson, J Evarts, Leigh Hall, Derrick Ivey, Jonathan Leinbach, Elisabeth Johnson, Nik Stasuli, Ronnie West, and Matthew Young. PERFORMANCES: Wednesday-Sunday June 20-24, 2012 Shows at 8:15 except Sunday June 24 at 3:15 Friday June 22: Post-performance reception featuring Fabulous Fifties Finger Food prepared by Peau Parker TICKETS: • $17 Fri/Sat/Sun; $12 Wed/Thur • Discounts available for Seniors/Military/Students • Season Vouchers accepted for all shows Buy tickets online: www.manbitesdogtheater.org Or by phone: 919.682.3343 LOCATION:  Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster Street in Durham

1*9*5*6 Degrees of Separation

Created by Killian Manning 

June 20-­‐24, 2012

It’s 1956, a very significant year for a lot of people, including Elvis Presley, Grace Kelly, Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, Nikita Khrushchev, Glenn Gould, Dwight Eisenhower, and many others. Inspired by the Olympics, the Suez Crisis, TV Game shows, the birth of the Beats, and the year of her birth, Manning’s latest performance piece, 1*9*5*6 Degrees of Separation, explores the imaginary time/space that might have been. Worlds collide when JFK competes in the Olympics, Khrushchev hosts a game show, Cathy Manning meets Ike, and Marilyn, Grace, and Margot Fonteyn have a slumber party. Although no appearance by Kevin Bacon is scheduled, we can promise an evening full of humor, insight, pathos, and joyful possibility.

Featuring: Joe Baldock, Sarah Adams Bean, Nicola Bullock, Marcia Edmundson, J Evarts, Leigh Hall, Derrick Ivey, Jonathan Leinbach, Elisabeth Johnson, Nik Stasuli, Ronnie West, and Matthew Young.

PERFORMANCES:
Wednesday-Sunday June 20-24, 2012

Shows at 8:15 except Sunday June 24 at 3:15

Friday June 22: Post-performance reception featuring Fabulous Fifties Finger Food prepared by Peau Parker

TICKETS:
• $17 Fri/Sat/Sun; $12 Wed/Thur

• Discounts available for Seniors/Military/Students

• Season Vouchers accepted for all shows

Buy tickets online: www.manbitesdogtheater.org

Or by phone: 919.682.3343

LOCATION: 

Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster Street in Durham