Once Upon A Rom Com: The Bill Pullman Story | Gorilla Tango Theatre | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

Once Upon A Rom Com: The Bill Pullman Story The Short List (Theater) Closing (Theater and Galleries)

When: Wednesdays. Continues through Oct. 31 2012

Lots of the shows that run at Gorilla Tango Theatre come across as silly bar-banter ideas that got taken a step too far, and this is one of them. The shaky premise is that actor Bill Pullman has grown despondent: after playing the boyfriend nobody really wants in movies like Mr. Wrong and Sleepless in Seattle, he's come to think of himself as that guy and despairs of ever finding love. His guardian angel, Jeff Goldblum, shows up and takes him to a speed-dating event, where he meets all kinds of horrible women and a single perfect one, Karen, who . . . Wow, I'm getting bored just telling you. Suffice it to say that I would've laughed at a three-sentence exchange on this subject, but 64 minutes? Way too much. —Tony Adler

Price: $15

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