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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival: Andrea Gibson and Amber Tamblyn

Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:30 PM

Comedy

Award-winning poet and activist Andrea Gibson is joined by Emmy and Golden Globe–nominated writer, actress, and director Amber Tamblyn for an evening of poetry and spoken word performance.

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Award-winning poet and activist Andrea Gibson—whose powerful work ranges across topics of gender, bullying, war, class, sexuality, love, spirituality, and more—is joined by Emmy and Golden Globe–nominated writer, actress, and director Amber Tamblyn (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, 127 Hours, TV’s Joan of Arcadia) for an evening of poetry and spoken word performance. Part of the 9th Annual Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival, produced by Brightest Young Things and curated by writer/actress/stand-up comedian Tig Notaro.

Performance Timing: Approximately 75 minutes, with no intermission.

Note: Amber Tamblyn will sign books following the performance, in the State Gallery outside of the Terrace Theater.