“American Idol” finalist Siobhan Magnus, center, and a friend say hello to Kevin Smith, right, backstage at the Wilbur Theatre (Handout)
“American Idol” finalist Siobhan Magnus, center, and a friend say hello to Kevin Smith, right, backstage at the Wilbur Theatre (Handout)

Ben Affleck’s good buddy Kevin Smith, best known for directing such indie classics as “Clerks” and “Chasing Amy,” is enjoying a second act as a comedian/raconteur, and he brought his storyteller shtick to the Wilbur Theatre Saturday. Among those saying hello to the heavy-set hockey lover backstage were Barnstable-bred “American Idol” finalist Siobhan
Magnus
, construction kahuna Jay Cashman and his wife, producer/
actress Christy Cashman, and Wilbur boss Bill Blumenreich.

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