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#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment

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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 (142)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Relevant, Quirky
79
Avg Score

79
Quirky, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever, Funny

See it if You want to see a show that is very different from anything else that is playing, that makes fun of/celebrates on-line dating.

Don't see it if You prefer traditional shows with a storyline, or huge production numbers and fancy sets.

90
Great acting, Funny

See it if You want to watch an energetic and very talented cast deliver a show that is pure fun. The improv sections are brilliant.

Don't see it if You want a show that is consistently funny throughout - the occasional bit drags out too long.

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you know and understand the world of online dating

Don't see it if you want clean language on stage, don't care about dating experiences, want a large production

80
Relevant, Refreshing, Hilarious, Clever, Entertaining

See it if Light fun time.Clever idea combining research & entertainment. Audience demographics can make show hysterical-appealing to all ages.

Don't see it if Subject doesn't interest you. Don't like to laugh & have fun experience.Only want see "important/serious theater:

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

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

See it if You enjoy comedy around today's world happenings. It can be informative

Don't see it if You like dramas or musical comedies

80
Engaging, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to see a really cute show about the angst of on-line dating and the cray crays that are really out there.

Don't see it if you have no sense of humor, or feel the topic is unrelatable.

Also If you DO feel no interest in a story about on-line dating, I suggest ... 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.

65
Quirky, Funny, Fluffy, Cliched

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

Also A bit of a fluffy show despite the fact that it is based on real life ... Read more Read less

95
Improv, Hilarious, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like a cute funny story on dating sites that is well acted with a witty staff talented in improv. Warm and funny. Great singing too.

Don't see it if You don’t want to laugh. This show is funny

88
Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You are interested in online dating

Don't see it if You want to see a serious drama

82
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
Clever, Great singing, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You have experience with internet dating. It’s light hearted and a fun night out.

Don't see it if The dating scene is not interesting for you and you prefer serious or musical shows.

Also I am 69 and had different life experiences so I definitely believe you... Read more Read less

78
Talented cast, Uneven, Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want to watch a funny, talented, improvisational cast sing and dance their way through an online dating app as an experimenting catfish.

Don't see it if you're turned off by vulgar language, catfishing (some may think that it's cruel to post fictitious profiles), or improv with the audience.

Also I went to this show with a young fellow in his 20s whose girlfriend ju... Read more Read less

85
Great writing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you have ever had a bad online dating experience

Don't see it if you never dated online

Also A surprisingly entertaining show.... Read more Read less

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

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

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

57
Cliched, Banal, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

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

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

89
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Hilarious, Must see, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a very funny show with a lot of amazing improvisational moments and audience participation about online dating.

Don't see it if a show that is pretty much all about online dating is not of interest to you.

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.


July 30th, 2019
★★ "'Comic Robyn Lynne Norris Has Only OK Dating Flings.' Audience members get to participate in the six-actor send-up, directed and choreographed by Lorin Latarro"
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August 2nd, 2019
85% "If you're looking for #notyourmother'sshow, you couldn't do better than '#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment.'"
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