I Love You, You're Perfect Team's New Musical The Thing About Men Heads Off-Broadway

News   I Love You, You're Perfect Team's New Musical The Thing About Men Heads Off-Broadway The Thing About Men, a new musical from the creators of the I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change heads to Off-Broadway's Promenade Theatre Aug. 6 with Marc Kudisch, Ron Bohmer, Leah Hocking, Daniel Reichard and Jennifer Simard.

Mark Clements (Speaking in Tongues) directs the production with musical staging by Tony Award winner Rob Ashford (Thoroughly Modern Millie). The new comedy opens Aug. 27.

The Thing About Men, features music by Jimmy Roberts with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro. I Love You,... producers Jonathan Pollard and Bernie Kukoff will team up with Tony Converse to present the work that has been in development for a number of years.

The show — once simply Men — is based on the German filmmaker Doris Dörrie's 1985 movie "Männer" (Men). The plot finds a middle-aged man who moves out after discovering his wife is cheating on him. The spurned man then takes up residence with a roommate who happens to be "the other man."

Kudisch currently plays in Thoroughly Modern Millie. Bohmer was seen on Broadway in The Scarlet Pimpernel. Hocking played last in Dance of the Vampires. Reichard, star of Radiant Baby, and original I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change cast member Simard were involved in a December reading with Kudisch.

For tickets to The Thing About Men at the Promenade, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street), call (212) 239-6200.