Not a love story but a story of love, loss, sex and hugging told to a female version of the rapper Jay-Z while detained as a suspected terrorist in the Montreal Airport...
A TRUE STORY.
**Tour Ready Award (New Zealand Fringe Festival, 2018)
**Best Comedy Award Nominee (Perth Fringe World, 2015)
**Just for Laughs Award nomination for Best Comedy (Montreal Fringe, 2014)
"Bennett’s stories are as funny as they are heart-warmingly honest. You will laugh at the hilarious slide show he has prepared, but you will also tear up at the honesty he brings to the stage. ★★★★★" - National Post
"Storytelling genius. ★★★★★" - Edmonton Journal
"Bennet is an amazing storyteller. ★★★★½" - Vue Weekly
“The rumours are true – Bennett possesses a masterful narrative skill, taking us on a journey full of heartbreak, joy and a whole lot of dick jokes. He brings depth to the dumb stuff and levity to the heavy stuff, and is totally unafraid of revealing the most brutally personal details of his life story. ★★★★“ - SBS Television (Melbourne)
"While it’s true that everyone has a story, not everyone knows how to tell it. Bennett is a tremendously gifted storyteller, striking a note-perfect mix between observational humour and revealing insights. ★★★★" - Winnipeg Free Press
"He’s the real deal – switching from barroom humor to heartstring-tugging emotion on the turn of a dime." - Orlando Sentinel
“Über-Funny and vulnerable — hold on to your panties, Ladies.“ – Montreal Rampage
"How I learned to Hug is endearing, shocking and heart-warming." - Theatre View
“An expert story teller” - Capital Critics Circle (Montreal)
“Bennett sure knows how to weave a yarn.” – Herald Sun (Melbourne)