PHOTO CALL: Renée Fleming and Katie Couric Visit Daniel Radcliffe Backstage at How to Succeed

News   PHOTO CALL: Renée Fleming and Katie Couric Visit Daniel Radcliffe Backstage at How to Succeed
 
Superstar opera soprano Renée Fleming, "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric and Trevor Project CEO Charles Robbins attended the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying March 19.

After the show, Fleming (with daughter Amelia Ross), Couric (with daughters Caroline Couric Monahan and Elinor Tully "Ellie" Monahan) and Robbins headed backstage to meet star Daniel Radcliffe.

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Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Rob Ashford (Parade, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Promises, Promises), How to Succeed will officially open March 27. The jazz-flavored musical features a score by Frank Loesser with a book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert.

Radcliffe ("Harry Potter," Equus) 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.

For tickets, priced $52-$132, phone (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge. The Al Hirschfeld Theatre is located at 302 West 45th Street. *

Fleming will next star in Richard Strauss' Capriccio at the Metropolitan Opera. Performances begin March 28.

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Visit www.thetrevorproject.org


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