Within the walls of the trendiest Chicago restaurants, behind the closed doors of private dinner parties, and on the banks of the Seine in Paris, OPEN TABLES explores true love, love lost, and the importance of a good main course.
Sam and Kate host a group of friends for dinner in hopes that sparks will fly between Kate’s younger sister Cassie and their friend Ryan. Joining them at the table is Jon (Desmin Borges, FX's You're the Worst) and Dana, a couple with a seemingly perfect relationship.
The first act of OPEN TABLES embraces a world where true love prevails and where even the most complicated of people can find their soul mate, even when - and sometimes because - their circumstances are unique.
As the group dines, stories emerge. To impress Cassie, Ryan boasts about his sexual conquests; Jon and Dana tell the tale of betrayal that led to their connection, and Sam and Kate share the story of their friend Hannah, who fell in love with Dean (David Pasquesi, HBO's Veep) - a man who has no memory.
The meal ends and the friends go their separate ways, introducing the second act of OPEN TABLES, where the heartbreaking side of love surfaces. Cassie, though disinterested in Ryan's bragging, agrees to join him for an unusual first date; Jon and Dana deal with the realities of deception; and Hannah copes with the fallout after Dean regains his memory, no thanks to his doctor (Joel Murray, Mad Men).
Told in flashbacks but always returning to the warm glow of the dinner table, OPEN TABLES stars talent from Chicago theater and improv stages and was filmed on location in some of the top restaurants in Chicago, IL (Longman & Eagle, Publican) and Paris, France (Bistrot Paul Bert, Au Bon Accueil).
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