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“Dating: Adults Embracing Failure” Opens To Sold Out Houses
What: Dating: Adults Embracing Failure is a hilarious and thoughtful take on what makes a relationship succeed or fail. Featuring Josh Lanzet (Cupid Players) and Lindy Voeltner (Period Piece), Dating showcases eight eclectic couples as they discover if they have the right chemistry to make a match that lasts.
With one unexpected couple emerging intact through it all, this punchy new comedy will leave you crying with laughter and looking for your own recipe for a successful relationship. Come see which relationship will survive the show.
Every relationship fails until one doesn’t. The trick is finding out which one that is.
Who: Director Andy Eninger leads two skilled comedians in their highly-anticipated debut production as a duo.
- Eninger serves as the Head of the Writing Program for Second City’s Training Center in Chicago, where he also teaches. From his directing debut at the Annoyance Theater to touring worldwide with his solo piece, “Sybil,” Eninger is an established face in the Chicago comedy scene.
- Josh Lanzet is no stranger to performing about the complexities in relationships. For the last two years, he’s written and performed in “Cupid Has a Heart On,” a wildly successful musical sketch show at Stage 773. His experience with Cupid Players and the Second City Training Center’s Musical House Ensemble combine for an impressive 3 years in Chicago.
- Lindy Voeltner has been writing and performing in Chicago throughout the last four years. She was the lead in the widely popular, “Period Piece,” a dark musical-comedy that explores the red-hot shame of menstruation throughout history, and has performed at Second City’s Training Center House Ensemble and Musical House Ensemble.
- Both Lanzet and Voeltner have studied at Second City, iO and the Annoyance Theater.
When: Showing Friday, June 27th at 8 p.m
Continuing July 11, July 18, July 25 and Aug. 1
All shows begin at 8 p.m. at the Royal George Theater, 1641 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614