The Bachelor Live On Stage took Austin for one wild ride

Austin, Texas – The Bachelor Live On Stage stopped by ACL Live for a wild night of matchmaking deep in the heart of Texas.

Ivan Hall played the love-seeking lead at The Bachelor Live On Stage show in Austin.
Ivan Hall played the love-seeking lead at The Bachelor Live On Stage show in Austin.  © Collage: Taylor Kamnetz/Screenshot/Instagram/ivanbhall

Have you ever found yourself watching The Bachelor or Bachelorette, pining for a chance to prove you're one of the few that's "here for the right reasons?"

That's just what nine lucky ladies got the opportunity to do on Thursday night at The Bachelor Live On Stage at ACL Live in Austin.

Hosted by former Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise alum, Becca Kufrin, guests likely had an idea of what would transpire inside the four walls of the Moody Theater going into the night.

But nothing could accurately prepare Bachelor Nation for the raunchy hilarity that took place.

While the Bachelor Live tour rotates through six fan favorites from the show, it was Ivan Hall from Clare Crawley and Tayshia Adams' season of The Bachelorette that played the part as franchise lead for the evening.

Just like every season, the nine chosen women made their grand entrances onto the ACL Live stage via limousine, followed by the cheesy one-liners everyone loves to hate.

“I think I have the clarity I need”

Host Becca Kufrin led the women and Ivan through a series of games, including one titled Naughty or Nice.
Host Becca Kufrin led the women and Ivan through a series of games, including one titled Naughty or Nice.  © Taylor Kamnetz

Throughout the night, Becca led Ivan and the nine women vying for his love, one being a bride-to-be looking for her last fling before the ring, through various group dates, games, and highly scientific compatibility tests.

From Ivan answering the audience's "burning questions," to contestants dishing on naughty actions of their past (threesomes, anyone?) and competing in handsy lip-syncing-turned-dance battles, it's safe to say Bachelor Nation was on their toes and loving every minute.

The highlight of the night? Ivan acting out the most iconic scene from When Harry Met Sally, giving his best take at a performative fake orgasm with Magic Mike-inspired moves to match.

When he told the crowd, "I think I’m a little bit flustered, Austin," it's safe to say everyone in attendance did, too.

Ultimately, the Dallas native found the "clarity" he needed, and one lucky lady sashayed away into the metaphorical sunset with her prince – if only for a moment.

If The Bachelor Live On Stage rolls through a city near you, it's more than worth checking out – trust us.

Cover photo: Collage: Taylor Kamnetz/Screenshot/Instagram/ivanbhall

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