By Adam Hetrick
18 May 2011
|Photo by Ari Mintz|
Radcliffe ("Harry Potter," Equus) and Larroquette ("Night Court"), who play J. Pierrepont Finch and J.B. Biggley, respectively, will join the full cast for a performance of "Brotherhood of Man" on the May 19 "Letterman" appearance on CBS and the May 20 visit with ABC's "The View." The two leading men will also sit down to speak with the hosts of "The View" as part of their appearance.
Tony Award nominee Rob Ashford (Parade, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Promises, Promises) directed and choreographed the production, which opened on Broadway March 27 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The musical has a score by Frank Loesser, with a book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert.
The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning 1961 musical received 11 2011 Tony Award nominations including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Featured Actor (Larroquette), Best Featured Actress (Tammy Blanchard), with Ashford earning dual nominations for Best Direction and Best Choreography.
The cast also features Emmy Award winner and two-time 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.
The How to Succeed ensemble features Cameron Adams, Cleve Asbury, Tanya Birl, Kevin Covert, Paige Faure, David Hull, Justin Keyes, Marty Lawson, Erica Mansfield, Barrett Martin, Nick Mayo, Sarah O'Gleby, Stephanie Rothenberg, Megan Sikora, Michaeljon Slinger, Joey Sorge, Matt Wall, Ryan Watkinson, Charlie Williams and Samantha Zack.
For tickets, priced $52-$132, phone (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge. The Al Hirschfeld Theatre is located at 302 West 45th Street.