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MATT & BEN by Mindy Kaling & Brenda Withers
May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until May 19, 2023
Before J-Lo or Winona or Gwyneth…
Before Good Will Hunting…
Before Golden Globes and Oscars and red carpets, they were just…
MATT & BEN.
Take a trip back in time with us to Massachusetts 1995. Matt Damon & Ben Affleck are just two young actors struggling to make it in the ‘biz. Suddenly, the script for Good Will Hunting magically falls from the sky and lands at their feet. Is it a gift from God? Is this fate? …or is the appearance of the mysterious script an evil curse? These two best buds are forced to put their friendship to the test as they try to determine if this script is their one-way ticket to superstardom… or if it comes at too high a cost. What’s a bro to do??
Fresh off the success of its inaugural production of Scott Mullen’s Piñata, Nocturnal Giraffe Theatre announces its next Twin Cities project: MATT & BEN by Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers. The production is directed by Jillian Robertson, co-founder of NYC’s Sanguine Theatre Company. The ensemble features Twin Cities performers Elizabeth Efteland as Matt Damon & Katie Consamus as Ben Affleck. The stage manager is Cameron Fleck.
Matt & Ben was first presented Off-Broadway by Victoria Lang and Pier Piccoli, Stephen Pevner and Jason Hsiao, at P.S. 122 in New York City on July 27, 2003, where it played until May 2004. It was directed by David Warren and starred the authors, Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers.
MATT & BEN performs at Bryant Lake Bowl Theater.
810 W Lake St
Performance Dates & Times:
Wednesday, May 10 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m.
Friday, May 12 at 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 14 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 17 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 18 at 7 p.m.
Friday, May 19 at 10 p.m.
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