I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

When the matchmakers of Austen’s time are no more, fear not: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ negotiates, with excruciatingly spot-on humour, the difficulties of the modern world of Martian men and Venetian women. The four singers present a witty commentary on the modern dating process, with all its clichéd difficulties including emotional baggage, girly film choice, lying on dates, and a fear of singleness likened to death... The humour was spot on and comically excruciating, with catchy music, clever ideas, and hammed up, Avenue Q-style acting, so that even when occasional punchlines were greeted with silence, the resulting awkwardness was well calculated to supplement the show perfectly.The voices of a few of the singers already sounded a little hoarse, and belting this feisty score for a week is unlikely to improve this situation. This aside, however, it’s always a good sign when you immediately Youtube a musical upon arriving home…. Clever, entertaining and ultimately very sweet, this production of ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect’ is a laugh out loud funny and surprisingly touching expose on dating difficulties, all conveyed through fantastic music.

Reviews by Amy Crothers

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The Blurb

Eighteen sketches showing the quirkier side of relationships from the cradle to the grave, from dating at funerals to marriage guidance from a mass murderer! Unlike love, you won't regret seeing this show.

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