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Celebrate Valentine's Day with Hit Comedy "How We First Met" on Saturday February 14, 2009 at San Francisco's Historic Herbst Theatre


Valentine's Day hit "How We First Met" returns for a ninth year to San Francisco. Audiences are invited to celebrate love in all its hilarious glory with How We First Met. This enchanting one-of-a-kind live comedy show looks at the lighter side of finding that special someone. In How We First Met, couples are interviewed on-stage while an improv ensemble recreates pivotal story moments with improvised sketches and songs.

San Francisco, CA, December 17, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Audiences are invited to celebrate love in all its hilarious glory withHow We First Met. Playing at Herbst Theatre on Valentine's Day (February 14, 2009), this enchanting one-of-a-kind hit comedy returns to San Francisco for a smash ninth year.

It's a hilarious take on finding that special someone. Whether married for decades or newly dating, straight or gay, How We First Met is a unique Valentine's Day experience that will last long after chocolate, roses, or Viagra. How We First Met, a comedy hit that has enchanted audiences around the world, plays Saturday February 14, 2009 at 8pm at Herbst Theatre. For tickets ($20-35) and information, the public may call (415) 392-4400 or visit www.howwefirstmet.com.

In How We First Met, couples are interviewed live while an improv ensemble recreates pivotal story moments with improvised sketches and songs. The show is the brainchild of San Francisco comedian Jill Bourque, who is the evening's host and director. She's amazed at the show's continued popularity, "How We First Met is truly about the audience. Frankly, I thought we'd heard it all, but these stories continue to surprise and thrill us. From blind dates to booty calls, love comes when you least expect it."

The show's talented ensemble consists of improvisational actors Laura Derry, Paul Erskine, Scott Keck, Deborah Wade, and keyboardist Jerome Rossen. Damon Paiz is technical improvisor, creating sound effects and large screen images on the fly.

What began as a one-time Valentine's Day show at San Francisco's Bayfront Theater in 2001 has since played in dozens of cities worldwide. Over the years, the show has featured a wide range of couples, gay, straight, liberal, conservative, married 50 years, and dating three weeks, all celebrating through laughter what makes love happen.

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Audiences are invited to celebrate love in all its hilarious glory with How We First Met. This enchanting one-of-a-kind hit comedy returns to Herbst Theatre for Valentine's Day. Whether married for decades or newly dating, straight or gay, How We First Met looks at the lighter side of finding that special someone. Couples are interviewed live while actors recreate pivotal story moments with improvised sketches and songs. A unique Valentine's Day experience that will last long after chocolate, roses, or Viagra, How We First Met, at the historic Herbst Theatre will set the mood for anyone planning a night on the town.

Date:
Saturday February 14, 2009 at 8pm

Where:
Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Tickets:
For tickets ($20-35) and information, the public may call 415-392-4400 or visit www.howwefirstmet.com

Photos:
http://www.howwefirstmet.com/HWFM-Jill-Hat.jpg
Pictured: Jill Bourque (Host), Photo Credit: Lisa Keating

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Pictured: Jill Bourque (Host), Photo Credit: Lisa Keating

More high-resolution digital photos and art can be found at:
http://www.howwefirstmet.com/index.asp?page=Presskit

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Contact Information
How We First Met
Damon Paiz
415-348-6281
Contact
www.howwefirstmet.com

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