I first heard about this show a year ago from a friend who had seen it and loved it. My curiosity finally got the better of me, and now I can see why it has been running for over a year: the show is hilarious!
Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man, is an Off-Broadway comedy based on the best-selling book of the same title. The play takes place at a college book lecture and centers around Dan—our gay man and guide for the night; Robyn—the awkward straight woman and aspiring professor; and Stefan—the hunky stagehand and object of Robyn’s desire. Calling upon the audience for assistance, Dan uses the lecture to teach Robyn a thing or two about being her best self, both in life AND in the bedroom.
With a name like Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man, you might be wondering how appropriate (or inappropriate) this evening at the theater could possibly be. “Sex Tips” turned out to be a very tasteful show, teasing the audience with its innuendos while creating a safe space to talk and laugh about sex. And laugh we did! You’ll definitely be able to skip the gym the next day, as your abs are going to get a serious workout from all the giggling.
The audience that night ranged from bachelorette parties, to couples out on date night, to college students and young professionals. I would definitely recommend this show for a girls’ night out or a second date. And there’s some serious eye candy in the form of some well-toned man flesh for all the ladies out there. They also have a bar where audience members can buy champagne, snacks, and beverages to bring with them into the theater, which adds to the “night out” vibe of the show. And here’s a tip: if you purchase seats in the Wet Zone, your ticket comes with a free drink.
Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man is pure fun. The cast was delightful and professional. And frankly, I can’t remember the last time I laughed that hard. You’ll go home with a few new tips and tricks, but more than anything, you’ll go home glad that you saw the funniest show Off-Broadway.
Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man is playing at the 777 Theater on Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm. 777 Eighth Avenue (between 47th & 48th Street in Manhattan). Running time: 75 minutes. To purchase tickets, call 866-811-4111 or visit sextipsplay.com