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Franklin up close

Ryan Repertory Company presents “Ben – A Very Personal Account of Benjamin Franklin” by Bernard Myers, edited by June Clark and Barbara Parisi; Parisi also directs.

In this exciting monodrama performed by Kevin Hauver, we view Benjamin Franklin, whose career as a scientist, politician, statesman, journalist and lover, influenced American life and citizenship.

Performances are May 17 and 18 at 3 and 7 p.m.; May 15 and 16 at 8 p.m.

Performances are at the Ryan Repertory Company’s Jonathan Rosenblum Performing Arts Space in the Harry Warren Theatre, 2445 Bath Avenue, corner of Bay 38th Street in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn.

Tickets are $20; $18 for seniors. All Saturday and Sunday matinees are $5 for students 22 years and younger. TDF vouchers are accepted. For more, call 718-996-4800.

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