Venue Details

64 Star Starred
Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
617-576-9278
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Summertime, and the parking at the public spaces behind Quest was plentiful.
info Jul 11 2011 star this tip starred
Heather
Phoenix Landing a good, reasonable place to eat beforehand
info Jul 25 2011 star this tip starred
Cheryl Weisman-Cohen
On Sundays (in summer), the street parking was easy, safe, and free.
info Aug 01 2011 star this tip starred
Cheryl Weisman-Cohen
We ate down the street at MIracle in Science Cafe; interesting, delicious, and fun.
info Aug 01 2011 star this tip starred
sweetbellpepper
??. My dress? Actors' costumes?? I was happy with both.
info Aug 05 2011 star this tip starred
sweetbellpepper
No, it was full.
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Reviews & Ratings

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3.9 average rating
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26 events
10 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 22 2011

While I enjoyed the play very much,my friends found it immensely entertaining. I found the off-the-wall humor really funny (Salinger, Gwyneth, the ceiling). It was a... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

I liked the play, but thought that it could have been trimmed a bit. "Knowing" Ben Affleck and Matt Damon it was interesting to see them characterized, respectively, as an empty-headed pretty boy and a serious, "actOR"...

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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 13 2011

fairly entertaining just barely held my interest much over rated two actors are not bad the material has problems

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More Information

Website

http://centralsquaretheater.org/season/11-12/matt-and-ben.html

Description

We all know the story: Best friends from Cambridge write a screenplay, star in the hit movie, win the Academy Award, and suddenly the world can’t get enough of them. But what’s the real story behind Matt Damon’s and Ben Affleck’s breakout success? Can fame literally land in your lap? Written by Mindy Kaling (of NBC’s The Office) and Brenda Withers, the gender-bending Off-Broadway hit Matt & Ben comes home to Cambridge with a sharp skewering of celebrity culture and an affectionate look at Boston’s favorite bromance. Bring a friend. Some things are meant to be shared.

About the Ticket Supplier: Central Square Theater

The Central Square Theater is home to Underground Railway Theater (URT) and The Nora Theatre Company, two professional theater companies with a combined track record of over 48 years of excellence.

URT has a 29 year history of connecting high quality professional theater with communities, performing new plays for young audiences, families and adults, and teaching through its rigorous education programming. Combining actors, puppetry and music, URT reaches out to and engages diverse audiences with performances of great beauty and compelling social content.

During The Nora's 19 years, audiences and the media have recognized it for its exceptionally high quality work. Mission-driven to bring cutting-edge, thought- provoking, and contemporary productions to New England audiences, The Nora has introduced local audiences to Boston, New England, and/or world premieres.