Undateable: Second City Players Act Out Real Responses to Fake Dating Profiles
The origins of Undateable lie in the hilariously bizarre results of an outrageous experiment. On a lark, playwright Robyn Norris created an online dating profile for the weirdest, least desirable person she could imagine. Within days, there were hundreds of earnest (albeit strange) messages to her wackadoo profile, "TracyLovesCats." So Norris immediately upped the ante, creating 38 more uniquely flawed profiles, ranging from MarryMeNowStat to Old4U75 to PioneerInABox. Now, the real-life responses these profiles attracted, collected over months of "research," are acted out live by members of the famed Second City company. Frank Caeti (MADtv) directs one of the funniest -- but also most honest and heartfelt -- portrayals of internet dating ever presented on stage.
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The show runs one hour.
About the Ticket Supplier: The Second City - L.A.Since 1959, The Second City has established itself as a theatrical landmark and a national treasure. The theatre that launched the careers of such comic greats as John Belushi, Mike Myers, Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Gilda Radner, and more offers nightly comedy shows, as well as training in improvisation and corporate training services.
The Los Angeles Studio Theatre hosts a mix of student shows from the LA-based training center. Late nights and all night on Saturdays, catch Resident Company alumni from the Chicago, Toronto and Detroit stages improvising and doing their own written sketch material.