Fuck Tinder

solo performance · jade lake productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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F*ck Tinder (a love story) is storytelling crack from The Moth champion David Rodwin. From a first date who unexpectedly brought along her infant, to hitting up a sex club with a woman who’d just said “I love you,” David takes you on a journey you’re glad he took and you didn’t. Surprisingly, these crazy dating stories grow into a tale of love that takes a strange twist.

Reviews for “F*ck Tinder (a love story)”

“Enthralling… Rodwin is a phenomenal writer… reminiscent of a cocaine high… [but] never feels vulgar." -StageAndCinema.com

“There are very few edgy storytellers with his gifts out there right now… Masters of the form like Spalding Gray and Eric Bogosian… David Rodwin does deserve to be mentioned in such company” – Better Lemons

“A smart funny show… and his writing is sharp” – Stage Raw

“Fuck Tinder is one of the best shows I’ve seen in five years at the Fringe… It’s as though he has nailed himself to the post-modern sex & love cross and is suffering for our sins.” – Bill Ratner 8-time The Moth StorySLAM winner

Audience reviews for F*ck Tinder (a love story)
“Funny as fuck”

“The spirit of Spalding Gray would be pleased”

“Powerful, confident, vulnerable storytelling from a master of his craft”

“Utterly engaging… wickedly funny… wildly compelling… explosively entertaining.”

“Hilarious, heartbreaking and honest.”

“Insightful and touching and introspective.”

“A wicked raconteur… makes you feel like there’s nobody else in the room”

“Beautifully-crafted, sincerely-funny, irreverently-quirky and inadvertently-spiritual.”

“An incredible balancing act to hold humor, edgy sex and divine inspiration all in one beautiful spot.”

David’s six other one-man shows include: VIRTUAL MOTION: A One-Man Hyper-Opera (Sacred Fools and 20 city tour), MONKS AND SLUTS AND STATESMEN, OH, MY! (Edinburgh), RAGING LOVE (Atlantic Center), TRIPPIN’ (LaMaMa ETC), ALL YOGIS BE CRAZY (Sedona Yoga Festival) and TOTAL NOVICE (HFF’14).

He’s directing the feature film of TOTAL NOVICE this fall and is writing a book of FUCK TINDER as well. David also wrote a book about living and working with his mentor Spalding Gray at an arts colony shortly before his suicide called NEVER MEET YOUR IDOLS. David is the writer/composer of five operas performed from American Opera Projects to the O’Neill to The Public Theatre’s New Works Now. He’s worked in the writers’ rooms on a number of TV shows. And with his non-profit RIPFest he produced the world premieres of 170 of ten-minute musicals and 60 short films.

And yes, David is still single.

Reviews for Rodwin’s previous solo shows:
“The stage truly belongs to Rodwin” – LA Times
“An exceptional, inspiring talent.” – SF Bay Guardian
“Catchy…captivating…revealing” – The Scotsman

N.B. *ALL PERFORMANCES WILL START EXACTLY ON TIME.*
There is no parking lot. You must find street parking. And there are multiple theaters in the area. Plan on taking 15 min to find parking and walk to the theatre. And plan on getting there 10 minutes before the show.
*So if there’s a 6:30pm curtain. Arrive at 6:05pm.*

Learn More at f-tinder.com

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