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Awesomely Bad Dates in I Made Out with Him Anyway

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Kirsten Eggers and Evie Peck have dated a lot of guys. Thank goodness. | Photo: Mara Casey

Kirsten Eggers and Evie Peck have dated a lot of guys. Thank goodness. | Photo: Mara Casey
Evie Peck and Kirstin Eggers have dated a lot of guys, and we're so glad they did because their new two-woman (and one musician) show I Made Out with Him Anyway at the Lost Studio theater is a rollicking ride of tales from dates-gone-awry. They describe the one-hour show as a "multimedia cabaret-style extravaganza"--there's a little music, a little storytelling and a lot of laughs. The audience is at times doubled over with laughter because they, too, can relate to the misadventures in dating: "I once went out with a guy who ordered cashew chicken without the cashews."

Peck recounts her adventures with a rabbi--a Birkenstock-wearing book author and the former official rabbi of JDate--who wasn't above a booty call. Eggers countered that story with a tale of "dating" a 19-year-old who starred in one of those MTV reality dating shows. What made the bit priceless was that Eggers found a brief video clip so we saw exactly who she was talking about. Can you spell "winner" with a capital "W"?

Directed by Nick Hoffa, the segments move along at a good pace. The music by Jon Lee, and the songs sung by Peck and Eggers are both catchy and hysterical. They'll have you singing along by the end.

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Although Eggers is no longer single, Peck still is. We hope she's single for a little while longer so we get hear more misadventures in dating from this pair.

I Made Out with Him Anyway
The Lost Studio
130 South La Brea (between 3rd and Beverly)
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 and 10:30 pm
Through June 26