Ends Sep 08 | 2h 0m | Midtown W

#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment

From 60 member reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Relevant, Quirky

About the show

48 million Americans have tried online dating, "#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment" is the outrageous, true story of one. More…

Robyn Lynne Norris is unlucky in love but determined to understand it better, so she logs on to the world's most popular dating site: OkCupid. Creating 38 "undateable" profiles as an interactive scientific investigation into online dating, Robyn unwittingly sets in motion the social experiment of our generation. Part improv, part sketch comedy. "#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment" makes one conclusive result: there's no algorithm for love.


Member Reviews (60)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Relevant, Quirky
80
Avg Score

80
Surprising, Entertaining, Fast-paced, Timely, Funny

See it if This was a very pleasant surprise. LOL funny. Great audience participation and fantastic improvisations. Fun!!

Don't see it if light-hearted comedies about current topics are not for you.

80
Light, Surprising, Fun, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want to have a good time - the show is very funny and the cast is great. A play with some great improv thrown in.

Don't see it if I was not expecting much going into this but I had a great time. If you are looking for a traditional play this might not be the right fit.

79
Entertaining, Fluffy, Delightful, Funny, Clever

See it if You’re looking for a good laugh, some light fun and some silly dating trivia, all wrapped up in some improv sketches and songs.

Don't see it if You’re looking for any kind of serious show. This barely has a plot, more like an idea/theme. But it’s fun, especially if you play along.

Also Take the time to download the app before the show. Play along and you ... Read more Read less

73
Fluffy, Funny, Absorbing, Delightful, Clever

See it if If you want a spoof show that is fun too see. Pretty funny at times. Online dating plot. Audience participation.

Don't see it if If you want a show with a plot or a serious show.

78
Great improv, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever

See it if A fun musical comedy about the trials and tribulations of online dating. The cast and situations are relatable to all ages.

Don't see it if You expect a polished musical with an expected beginning, middle, and end. You dislike improv and audience participation.

80
Entertaining, Clever, Quirky, Funny

See it if Experience funny moments with on dating on-line. Download the app and be a part of the show. Funny sketches about on-line dating.

Don't see it if If you want a serious show.

Also Audience participation in this show.

82
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if you like a very clever and entertaining show about online dating. You can enjoy this show regardless of age or interest in online dating.

Don't see it if you like serious drama or don't enjoy any discussion about dating.

Also The show involves the audience and the members chosen can affect how f... Read more Read less

68
Very cutesy!

See it if You like light weight spoofs with music.

Don't see it if You want a story told.

85
Relevant, Creative, Great singing, Funny, Clever

See it if You want an enjoyable funny musical about dating that is partly improv. Fun night with friends and maybe find your true love.

Don't see it if You have no interest in the world of on line dating or don’t appreciate improv

75
Fluffy, Funny

See it if Comedy of a woman's fake online dating profiles using all real text from other online users. Two improv sessions using audience stories.

Don't see it if Less funny if you actually online date (you've witness how strange it can be). Little dated since OKCupid has changed its functionality.

Also Diversity: 1 Black male actor out of a cast of 6.... Read more Read less

65
Fluffy, Insipid

See it if you like a talented cast. Improve was impressive, but subject matter did not resonate with me.

Don't see it if don't like fluffy shows. While there were different characters, many of the situations were too similar to be interesting.

76
Fluffy, Raunchy, Relevant, Funny

See it if You have ever been on online dating and would some funny takes on it with improv and music.

Don't see it if If you are offended by anything raunchy and like a plot or serious drama.

63
Disappointing, Raunchy, Relevant, Funny

See it if you want a funny improv show that is very adult and centers around the world of online dating. There is a lot of audience interaction.

Don't see it if you are looking for a play of any kind. The show is very dependent of audience interaction. The show is very uncomfortable at times.

81
Ambitious, Fluffy, Cliched, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like plays that mix audience participation, improv, musical numbers, and one person showesque concepts. Crowd pleasers

Don't see it if You go to theater to explore big ideas, do not like broad comedy or improv, and do not want to interact with the play.

Also I thought it was fun, while the musical numbers are not great they are... Read more Read less

80
Relevant, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want to enjoy a comedic look at today's dating scene.

Don't see it if you are tired of hearing about the pitfalls of today's on line dating.

75
Entertaining, Relevant, Refreshing, Clever, Funny

See it if you want a humorous look at today's on line dating scene from one woman's perspective.

Don't see it if you are not interested in on line dating.

78
Funny, Raunchy, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever

See it if A female playwright created 38 fake profiles on dating app, collected data, to create this show; witty improv with selected audience;

Don't see it if However, the main plot and msg are cliched, jokes bit forced; the interactive app experience is fun, but also distractive in a dark theatre

100
Hilarious, Funny, Clever

See it if You like shows with audience participation; if you ever dated online; if you like great improv

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor; don't want to be called on stage, never dated a dud

78
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Relevant, Clever, Funny

See it if you'd like a show that's really funny because it's all true. It's a great concept that is well executed.

Don't see it if you don't like improv or audience participation. It's woven into the story well, but some people just don't care for it.

83
Great improv, Interactive, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you'd enjoy a partly interactive, and partly improvised, comedy about online dating with live musical accompaniment and some original songs.

Don't see it if the subject of online dating doesn't interest you, or you feel you can't relate to it enough to appreciate the humor.

82
Relevant, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you enjoy fun shows that incorporate great Improv and audience participation. Also if you are an internet dater and find it all amusing.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy improv or audience participation.

84
Relevant, Refreshing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if True dating responses to mostly fake dating profiles are the subject of this highly entertaining interactive musical comedy/improv show.

Don't see it if not interested in online dating..or comedy...some graphic language

Also Partly scripted, part improv, so some of the show changes every night.... Read more Read less

82
Resonant, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you're in the online dating game and want a breather (and some raucous laughter) from its frustrations

Don't see it if you live under a rock and don't understand the whole online dating scene

65
Disappointing, Cliched, Confusing

See it if If you are into the online dating scene the stories might amuse you

Don't see it if If foul language bothers you or you desire more structure to your theater this is not the show for you

65
Disappointing, Ambitious, Overrated, Fluffy

See it if you're familiar with internet dating; are easily entertained; and enjoy slapstick humor with some good singing

Don't see it if you like serious, sophisticated drama or musicals. I found it to be sophomoric.

Also My boyfriend liked it a lot.


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