Mr. Perfect
by William Missouri Downs

Productions (1)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m (4-5 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 2-3 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content.
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-004-0

Mr. Perfect
by William Missouri Downs

(0)
Productions (1)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m (4-5 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 2-3 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content.
  • Set: Minimal.

Flight attendant Zooey is looking for a happy ending, but real life doesn't always cooperate. Even when she meets Jeffery, the hunky narrator of her favorite romance audiobook, he can't get her mile-high-club fantasy right. But everyone's trying to tell themselves a story: while Zooey likes sweeping epics and heaving bosoms, Donna writes self-help books, and Ralph's working on a thesis about the ways people search for meaning. Set in the complicated dating scene of New York City, Mr. Perfect is a wry and quirky comedy that explores the notion of fate.

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Flight attendant Zooey is looking for a happy ending, but real life doesn't always cooperate. Even when she meets Jeffery, the hunky narrator of her favorite romance audiobook, he can't get her mile-high-club fantasy right. But everyone's trying to tell themselves a story: while Zooey likes sweeping epics and heaving bosoms, Donna writes self-help books, and Ralph's working on a thesis about the ways people search for meaning. Set in the complicated dating scene of New York City, Mr. Perfect is a wry and quirky comedy that explores the notion of fate.

  • Comedy
  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m (4-5 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 2-3 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content.
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-004-0

Published Reviews

"Hysterical! If you're going to see a play as a sort of escape you will get more than you bargained for here."

nytheatre.com

"...Downs flexes his considerable wit in asking if our ability to live in the present has been quashed by our need for familiar outcomes. If that sounds like a lot to get your mind around, fear not, for Downs brings this down to earth in the person of Zooey, an audio-book junkie, who wants her life to be the incarnation of her favorite taped stories."

Denver Post

"...Full of funny surprises."

Salt Lake Tribune

"Probably the wittiest new play in the last few seasons, Mr. Perfect is also very wise. In this case Mr. Downs' laser sharp pen skewers our need to have lives reflective of the romantic visions of authors of the past who floridly illustrate the way relationships should begin love at first page and end happily ever after."

Colorado Critic Corner

"In classic Durang style, Downs weaves these seemingly obscure and unrelated encounters with hilarious and thought-provoking questions. The questions, however, can be whittled down to one basic and universal question -- How can we fix our lives?"

Denver Theatre Examiner

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APR 08, 2015 - MAY 03, 2015
Salt Lake Acting Company
Salt Lake City, UT United States
Salt Lake Acting Company Salt Lake City, UT United States
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