A nostalgic ensemble comedy that examines a night in the life of a bunch of hedonistic teenagers, Dazed and Confused is also responsible for catalyzing the careers of some of its young performers. Sound familiar? Remember American Graffiti? That’s where Richard Dreyfuss got his first big role. And where Harrison Ford, Suzanne Somers, and Mackenzie Phillips all managed to turn smaller parts into careers—albeit with varying degrees of quality and duration. Without Dazed and Confused, we might never have known the likes of Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, or Parker Posey. And even though Dazed is already a whole lot funnier than American Graffiti, it’ll be a helluva lot cooler if you’re a little dazed yourself when you show up at 8 p.m. at Hoff Theater, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park. $5.50. (301) 314-4633. (David Dunlap Jr.)