CMU's Little Theatre Presents "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change"
Relationships can be tricky, as seen in Central Methodist University's Little Theatre production of I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.Performances will run Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 11-13, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday afternoon, Oct. 14 at 1:30 in the Little Theatre on the Fayette campus.
The musical comedy is structured as a series of vignettes that show the humorous side of all phases of relationships--dating, marriage, and child-rearing. Segments include "Not Tonight, I'm Busy, Busy, Busy," "Men Who Talk and the Women Who Pretend They're Listening," and "Funerals are for Dating."
Performing in CMU's production are Abby Bostic, a junior theatre major from St. Louis; Kelsey Forqueran, a sophomore communication studies major from Malta Bend; Rebekah Monroe, a freshman music major from Lebanon; Shamika Pegue, a senior biology major from Kansas City; Cheyanne Wright, a freshman psychology major from New Franklin; Darrell Bailey, a senior theatre major from Kansas City; Jordan Brennan, a senior theatre major from Marshall; Paul Davis, a freshman English major from Hannibal; Dakota Gladbach, a senior music major from Brookfield; and Kelson Rosbach, a sophomore theatre major from Columbia.
Directing the play is Dr. Mark Kelty, associate professor of theatre. Student director is Kate Kellner, a junior theatre and English major from Strafford.
The play was written by Joe DiPietro with music by Jimmy Roberts. I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change ran for more than a decade Off-Broadway, beginning in 1997. The show has made its way around the globe, showing how similar relationship foibles occur in multiple cultures.
Parental guidance is suggested due to the subject matter and some salty language. Tickets are $8 for adults. Reservations may be made in advance by calling 660-248-6281.
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