Benjamin Franklin American Gigolo
through Jun 9, 2018
Matt Horgan’s spoof and truth about Ben Franklin and his achievements, good and not-so-good, is a howl. You won’t be able to stop laughing when the author takes the stage as one of those top level guys with low level ideas, and who can use locker room lingo quite well.
Amber Nash and Karen Cassady come on in a variety of rolls and every one of them is a hoot. Scott Warren directed this one, which comes off without any glitches. Albeit when the neighborhood went dark one night, this amazing cast and crew kept it going and nobody felt preyed upon.
This riot runs about an hour and 45 minutes with an intermission. You need to check performance dates at their website DadsGarage.com. Don’t take GrandMa or the tykes as it ain’t for them.
The theatre is in an former church at 69 Ezzard Street below Little 5 Points off Edgewood. Easy to get to and free parking. But, wait, there’s more . . . If you show up early you can enjoy a libation (or two) and get into the trivia game for some free prizes. It don’t get much better than this.