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An Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf

by Michael Hollinger


July 15-30, 2005

Directed by Natalie Diem 

A “comic tragedy in seven courses” celebrating the joys of cooking, sex, bullfighting and the collected works of Ernest Hemingway.



Victor: Bob Malos

Claude: Edwin Strout

Mimi: Alayne Hopkins

Antoine: Ben Kernan

Gaston: Sam Landman

Louise: Kirby Bennett


Production Team:

Director: Natalie Diem

Assistant Director/Dramaturg: Kit Gordon

Producer: Kirby Bennett

Sound Design: Greg Brosofske

Scenic Design: Steve Kath

Costume Design: Elin Anderson

Lighting Design: Mike Kittel


Quotes from the audience


“This is a fine first step for Girl Friday Productions, and we look forward to their next course.”

—Graydon Royce, StarTribune


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