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Roberts, Jimmy

Jimmy Roberts composed the music for the Off-Broadway hit, I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE, the longest-running musical revue in history, with numerous productions staged in more than 150 cities around the world. His newest work is THE THING ABOUT MEN, written with I LOVE YOU... collaborator Joe DiPietro. His children's musical, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, produced by Theatreworks/USA, toured the U.S. for the better part of a decade. His songs were featured in two other Off-Broadway revues: A . . . MY NAME IS STILL ALICE and PETS. A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and the recipient of numerous awards from ASCAP, Mr. Roberts also composed the theme music for the weekly PBS-TV show, Theater Talk.

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    August 03, 2003
    In 2003 THE THING ABOUT MEN opened off-Broadway at the Promenade Theatre where it ran for over 200 performances.
    August 01, 1996
    In 1996 the musical I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE opened off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre, where it ran for 5,003 performances.
    July 27, 2008
    In 2008 the musical I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change closed after twelve years off-Broadway, where it ran for 5,003 performances.
    February 15, 2004
    In 2004, THE THING ABOUT MEN by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts closed after an off-Broadway run of over 200 performances.