Bentzen Ball Opening Night Photos 2016
BYT at large | clarissa | Oct 28, 2016 | 9:00AM |

all photos: Nicholas Karlin, Clarissa Villondo,  Jeff Martin

Bentzen Ball kicked off last night with a very sold out Most Very Specialist Evening with Tig Notaro, Aparna Nancherla, and  Lizzy Cooperman. Church Night BLESSED the festival before it all began so, of course, it was goddamn magical.

Bentzen Ball: The Most Very Specialest Evening with Tig and Friends

We’ll let you enjoy the photos below (backstage, sidestage, after-stage and whatnot snaps are included) but first some quick notes:

first up, some fun backstage portraits by Nicholas:

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Photos by Clarissa Villondo

Bentzen Ball: The Most Very Specialest Evening with Tig and Friends

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Bentzen Ball: The Most Very Specialest Evening with Tig and Friends

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Photos by Jeff Martin

After party photos by Nicholas Karlin

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After party photos by Clarissa Villondo

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