HOW WE FIRST MET, the hilarious hit improv comedy show inspired by real-life tales of romance, descends like Cupid through the clouds on San Francisco's historic Herbst Theatre for one night only on February 12, 2011. Now in its tenth smash year, HOW WE FIRST MET is an uplifting, one-of-a-kind theatrical experience that has been making Valentine's Day memorable for audiences in cities as diverse as San Francisco, New York, Tokyo and Melbourne since 2001. In each performance of HOW WE FIRST MET, comedian and emcee Jill Bourque interviews three couples live on stage about their first encounter while a team of brilliant performers transforms pivotal moments from each real-life romantic rendezvous into improvised sketches and songs. Selection for HOW WE FIRST MET is extremely competitive, with more than 70 couples vying for a coveted spot on stage in 2010. Would-be participants submit their profiles to http://www.howwefirstmet.com
up to two days ahead of the performance. The selection is narrowed down to 10 couples through online voting and audiences choose their favorite three pairs of lovebirds on the night of the performance itself.