A Cover Story: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

PlayBlog   A Cover Story: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying A 50th anniversary revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying begins performances at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre Feb. 26.


The classic musical, which follows a young window washer who rises to the top of the World Wide Wickets Company in New York City, features a score by  Frank Loesser with a book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert. The original 1961 production earned seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Author and Best Score, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Daniel Radcliffe stars as J. Pierrepont Finch  with Emmy Award-winning actor John Larroquette ("Night Court") as World Wide Wicket Company president J.B. Biggley, Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Tammy Blanchard (Gypsy, "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows") as office bombshell Hedy La Rue, Christopher J. Hanke (In My Life, Cry-Baby) as Bud Frump, Rose Hemingway (Parade at the Mark Taper Forum) in her Broadway debut as Rosemary Pilkington, Rob Bartlett (Chicago, Little Shop of Horrors) as Twimble/Wally Womper, Mary Faber (American Idiot, Avenue Q) as Smitty, Ellen Harvey (Thou Shalt Not, The Music Man) as Miss Jones and Michael Park (Middletown) as Bert Bratt.

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