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.
See it if You like internet-themed catfishing comedy, or things like Aziz Ansari's book on "modern romance."
Don't see it if This isn't a "play" in a traditional sense, though I suppose it has an arc (she gets a date). Also, there is audience participation.
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.
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.
See it if you have ever experienced on-line dating or are 'in the market' for it it is a useful primer to what to expect.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the 'modern' ways of finding a partner
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
See it if you audience participation is your thing. They make up the show not the play as it goes on
Don't see it if you like the audience to make the show
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.
See it if You are on a date.
Don't see it if You want a traditional multi-character drama. While there are multiple actors and multiple characters the story focuses on an individual.
See it if A combination of improv based on selected audience members & disjointed ramble about online dating. I stayed expecting more that never came.
Don't see it if You want a storyline, good singing & acting & had enough of theater that is more cliche than real entertainment. Skip it
See it if you really like online dating. You don't mind off-base cringe comedy. You want to see an ambitious idea that doesn't quite work.
Don't see it if you want to laugh. The novel use of an app didn't work as intended, and the humor is...weak. The show feels like a missed opportunity.
See it if Are currently into the online dating scene and want to laugh at the pitfalls, hazards and experiences online
Don't see it if If you are over 60- this show is geared to the younger folks
See it if you enjoy fluffy humor and improv related to dating in the social media era.
Don't see it if you want a story, or any serious insight into the impact social media has had on society.
See it if Clever idea, but show was slow, with the exception of some improvisation, which was done very well.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy audience participation and can't relate to internet dating.
See it if Some funny skits w/screen names. Audience participation with worst-date stories; calling up people onto stage & interact w/app. Fun improv.
Don't see it if Show far too long at 2 hours; drop intermission & cut to 75 minutes. Far-side seats have poor view of actors/screen + lights in eyes.