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A Very Different Kind Of Founding Father Story At Dad’s Garage

Matt Horgan and Karen Cassady in a scene from "Benjamin Franklin: American Gigolo" at Dad's Garage.
Matt Horgan and Karen Cassady in a scene from "Benjamin Franklin: American Gigolo" at Dad's Garage.
Credit Meg Ansteensen

If you’re one of the many Atlantans who were unable to score a ticket to “Hamilton,” Dad’s Garage has the next best thing.

“Ben Franklin: American Gigolo” spoofs the founding father’s colorful life story. Lois Reitzes learned more from writer and actor Matt Horgan, who plays the title character, and Karen Cassady, who plays some 26 roles herself.

Benjamin Franklin: American Gigolo” is on stage now at Dad’s Garage through June 9.