Joe DiPietro

He wrote the book and lyrics to the international hit I love, you’re perfect, now change, (now celebrating its 12th year in New York.) Other shows include All shook up on Broadway and the worldwide hit comedy Over the river and through the wood. Regionally: The thing about men, Memphis , (Northshore Music Theatre, Theatreworks), O. Henry’s lovers (Goodspeed Musicals), The kiss at City Hall (Pasadena Playhouse), The art of murder (Edgar Award, Best Mystery Play, 2000.) He has also written new books to Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Allegro (Signature Theatre), Rodgers and Hart’s Babes in arms (Goodspeed Musicals) and the forthcoming "new" Gershwin musical Heaven on Earth. Upcoming projects include : The toxic avenger! The musical! He lives in Manhattan with his pug, Rocco.