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#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment

From 142 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 (142)

MEMBERS SAY:

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

75
Edgy, Cliched, Quirky, Clever

See it if See it if you have a date, or want to, or have tried online dating, or want to. An innovative way to learn about one woman's online dating.

Don't see it if don't see it if you're not ok with lots of stereotypes or already know lots about online dating and are not too thrilled with it.

70
Relevant, Quirky, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Quick and funny.

Don't see it if You don't want to have the audience he part of the show.

70
Edgy, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to laugh at the current dating scene

Don't see it if If you get offended easily by raw language

52
Ambitious, Entertaining, Romantic, Funny, Cliched

See it if You want a bit of harmless fun

Don't see it if You take things seriously

80
Entertaining, Relevant, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy great improv woven into a story and are ready to dive into an interactive show.

Don't see it if you don't plan on downloading the app and playing along.

100
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if I like this show very much

Don't see it if The person is too old or too stupid

85
Cute, Quirky, Fluffy, Funny, Clever

See it if You want to have an entertaining night at the theatre

Don't see it if You want a strong narrative

65
Disappointing, Cliched, Quirky

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.

53
Clever, Funny, Disappointing, Fluffy, Slow

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.

70
Relevant, Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you're looking for a light hearted comedy show.

Don't see it if You arent particularly interested in a play that's based on online dating.

90
Relevant, Intelligent, Funny, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You enjoy something new and timely. We wished our millennial sons were with us to enjoy the clever humor and familiar experiences.

Don't see it if You have no understanding or interest in the modern e-methods of looking for love.

89
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if It was engaging , light hearted and funny. If you have ever done on line dating you will appreciate the humor .

Don't see it if If you never experienced on line dating it might be hard to relate to.

100
Hilarious, Entertaining, Exquisite, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You need some easy and fun time, you've experienced dating apps.

Don't see it if you're looking for serious and dramatiacl play

98
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if This shows takes through the painful process of internet dating with some very funny scenarios.

Don't see it if If you don’t want to laugh!

74
Edgy, Raunchy, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you're someone who enjoys some clever jokes and some raunchy ones. It plays on relationship cliches but in a modern context.

Don't see it if You're easily offended by crude language or think that online dating isn't possible. Also don't see it if you only see "serious" Broadway.

80
Great acting, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You enjoy shows that engage with audiences. If you like hybrid shows that include both scripted lines and improv

Don't see it if You do not like audience participation in shows.

90
Hilarious, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if You like mildly raunchy humor and understand the pitfalls of online dating

Don't see it if You don't like improv or are conservative

During previews
65
Slow

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.

During previews
72
Inane, Fluffy, Quirky, Slow, Relevant

See it if You are desperately looking for comic relief from the current news shows.

Don't see it if Your you’re looking for a show for a mature mind.

During previews
79
Interactive, Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if you're looking for an enjoyable night out with friends, or if you've had one too many bad online dates and just want to laugh about it

Don't see it if you're looking for a completely cohesive show or dislike audience interaction. This show is part stand-up, part musical, part sketch comedy

During previews
70
Quirky, Talented cast, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if A fun, light evening good for dates or friends appeals. Talented cast works off the audience combining sketch, improv and standup with music

Don't see it if Expecting a play or plot, rather than the upbeat, interactive commentary, event and riff about online dating—with music—that this is.

Also The cast is fast, funny and personable, have their improv and sketch c... Read more Read less

During previews
69
Banal, Fluffy, Overrated, Quirky, Funny

See it if you are interested in online dating experiences, you have a low threshold for entertainment, you enjoy audience participation

Don't see it if you like sophisticated humor or drama

During previews
91
Hilarious, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Fun, fun, fun

Don't see it if Do not like jokes, think that dating can't be fun and profile should be plain and boring

Also Small audience participation that creates even more fun

During previews
75
Light, Good improvisation, Interactive, Upbeat, Entertaining

See it if if you are looking for a light, entertaining night out. Unexpectedly best parts were audience participation and improvisation on stage.

Don't see it if you are looking for meaningful content. If simple and often predictable dating jokes don’t satisfy you.

During previews
89
Quirky, Entertaining, Refreshing, Funny, Clever

See it if You want a nice light evening out. It was a hoot. Great date night or friends night.

Don't see it if You’ve never done online dating, you definitely need the frame of reference to truly enjoy it.


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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