One of Off-Broadway's longest running musicals comes to the area as the Fairmont State Town & Gown Players present "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State on June 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and June 11 at 2 p.m.
Described by critics as "Sex And The City" meets "Seinfeld," the show takes a humorous and often touching look at love, romance and marriage. First dates, backseat drivers and ugly bridesmaid gowns are just a few of the targets of the Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts musical.
Director Jason Young has assembled a cast that includes Town & Gown veterans Jeffrey Carder and John Fallon, along with newcomers Linda O'Connor and Liz Rossi. According to Young, the show is a series of 20 vignettes, filled with moments that evoke extreme emotions.
"It's a brilliantly funny show, making you laugh until it hurts," Young said, "Yet there are also scenes that will move you to tears. It's so human and so real, but so funny."
Ticket prices are $10, general admission; $8, seniors; and $6, students with ID. Tickets may be obtained by phoning the Fairmont State Box Office at (304) 367-4240. Because of the adult nature of some of the material, parental discretion is advised.