Wed, 01/25/2023 - 8:00pm to Thu, 01/26/2023 - 9:30pm

Due to popular demand, The Den Theatre is pleased to announce a second performance of the hilarious dating reality show UpDating on Wednesday, January 25 at 8 pm on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. The previously announced performance on Thursday, January 26 at 7:30 pm is nearly sold out. Tickets are currently available at or by calling (773) 697-3830. Regular, mezzanine and VIP table seating is available. Drink service is provided for all seats (two drink minimum).

UpDating is the critically-acclaimed New York City-based live dating and comedy show bringing two singles on blindfolded first dates in front of live audiences. Dubbed “the most raw dating show in existence,” what follows is a hilarious show with audience participation, raw moments and relatable feedback on modern romance in real-time with real people. Reality TV…unfolding and unedited on stage! UpDating is created, produced and hosted by NYC-based comedians Brandon Berman (@bermmy16) and Harrison Forman (@htforman) and features two local singles.

For more information on casting and tickets, please visit @UPDATINGSHOW on Instagram.

Performance schedule:

  • Wednesday, January 25 at 8 pm
  • Thursday, January 26 at 7:30 pm

COVID safety: Effective November 21, 2022, The Den Theatre will no longer require patrons to offer proof of vaccination for COVID-19 to gain entry into the facility. For the most up-to-date information on our venue’s COVID precautions, please visit

About The Den Theatre

The Den Theatre opened in 2010 in the Wicker Park neighborhood with just a single theatre space. Now celebrating its thirteenth year, Co-owners Ryan Martin and Carol Cohen, along with their talented and dynamic staff, have developed The Den into a multi-level, live entertainment venue that boasts five intimate and unique theaters ranging from 50 – 300 seats. In addition, the first floor houses The Den Bar & Lounge – a full-service bar where audiences gather before and after performances to share a drink and commune with like-minded culture-hounds. Today, The Den is focused on providing world-class stand-up comedy and cultivating its first love – the theatre. The Den is home to six resident theatre companies including About Face TheatreThe Artistic HomeBroken Nose TheatreFirst Floor TheaterHaven and The New Coordinates. Hundreds of other companies, artists and comedians from Chicago and beyond have called The Den home – from national names to local stars, and The Den consistently plays host to a lineup of exciting and diverse talent. As a building created for interdisciplinary arts, The Den has accommodated a wide variety of programming, including plays, musicals, stand-up comedy, improv, dance, film screenings, seminars and speaking engagements. For additional information, visit