Sunday, October 12, 2008

Sunday Matinee

Today, I went to the last performance of North by Northwest's "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."

It was really well done, with four terrific actor-singers, and, in many places, hilarious.

My problem is, it made me cry.

No reflection on the show or the cast--it just make me sad.

The show is basically a fluffy-with-prickles look at relationships, from first dates to post-widowhood dating.

I guess I'm just not ready for that, yet...


  1. You were sitting in front of us, and I know it made you cry. It made me cry too, and I thought about you before I even saw you wipe your tears. I know I've told you this before, and maybe you are too tired of hearing it to believe it, but I truly believe that if Jim were in his right mind he never would have done that to himself and left someone that I know he loved so much. Alcohol and depression each are dangerous, and he was not the first nor will he be the last to hurt himself and others because of that dangerous combination.

  2. I felt badly, with so many friends there, that I couldn't stay and make nice, but it's hard to tell people what a wonderful job they did with tears running down my face!

    I have had teary moments backstage a few times during R & J.

    Someday, I'll get better...

  3. Marsha shed a tear, too, and reached back and gave me a pat. She, too, knew it would get to me!

  4. Wow... what have I done? So that's why I didn't see you after the show. It's strangely moving in the strangest places, the show is, and I had no idea just how much.

    I'm sorry Ronni!

    Although,strangely, I hope in some way it helped you and touched you.

    Love and Light your way,

  5. It was a great show, FB, and I'm sure it has lasting appeal to anyone who has a hint of that cynical take on relationships.

    I am just in a far different place.

    Don't feel bad. One day I cried in the shop, because this woman came in complaining about her husband's snoring...

    ...I just cry a lot.

  6. Hi Ronni. I'm glad you came to the show. It is a celebration of love and life and the often silly things that come along with it. I know you have not had much cause to celebrate those things of late, so I can imagine how hard some of the later scenes were for you. I just wanted you to know that Wendy, Joe, Michelle and I all appreciated very much that you were able to make it and that we all wish you the very best.

  7. Aw, David! Thanks so really was a great show.

    I keep thinking I'm getting better, but then something hits me, know...