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Sweet Smell of Success   

Martin Beck Theatre, (3/14/2002 - 6/15/2002)
First Preview: Feb 23, 2002 Total Previews: 18
Opening Date: Mar 14, 2002    
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2002 Total Performances: 109

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City. 1952.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Clear Channel Entertainment, David Brown, Ernest Lehman, Marty Bell, Martin Richards, Roy Furman, Joan Cullman, Bob Boyett, East of Doheny, Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein; Produced in association with The Producer Circle Company, Allen Spivak and Larry Magid
Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Craig Carnelia; Book by John Guare; Based on the screenplay and the novella by Ernest Lehman; Based on the screenplay by Clifford Odets; Based on the motion picture by MGM / UA Home Entertainment Group, Inc.; Music orchestrated by William David Brohn; Musical Director: Jeffrey Huard; Dance arrangements by Ron Melrose
Directed by Nicholas Hytner; Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon; Assistant Director: Drew Barr; Associate Choreographer: Jodi Moccia
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley; Costume Design by Bob Crowley; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Hair Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Naomi Donne; Associate Scenic Design: Larry Gruber; Associate Lighting Design: Jeffrey Whitsett; Associate Sound Design: Kai Harada; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott
General Manager: Alan Wasser Associates and Allan Williams; General Manager Associate: Thom Mitchell and Mark Andrews; Executive Producer: Beth Williams and East Egg Entertainment (Marty Bell: President; Michael Fuchs: Chairman); Company Manager: Lane Marsh; Associate Co. Mgr: Connie Yung
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Supervisor: Peter Von Mayrhauser; Stage Manager: Richard Hester
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Conducted by Jeffrey Huard; Associate Conductor: Ron Melrose; Piano: Ron Melrose; Keyboard 2: Joel Fram; Drums: Steve Bartosik; Reeds: Ted Nash, Dennis Anderson, Charles Pillow, Ken Dybisz and Ron Janelli; Trumpets: Bob Millikan and Larry Lunetta; Trombones: Michael Davis and Randy Andos; Bass Trombone: Douglas Purviance; French Horn: Roger Wendt; Cello: Clay C. Ruede; Bass: John Beal; Percussion: Bill Hayes
Special Effects by Sunshine Scenic Studios and Chic Silber
Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Casting: Mark Simon Casting, C.S.A.; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group and Keith Hurd; Fight direction by Mark Deklin; Dance Captain: Jamie Chandler-Torns; Fight Captain: Mark Arvin; Photographer: Paul Kolnik
John LithgowJ.J. Hunsecker
Brian d'Arcy JamesSidney
Stacey LoganRita
Jack NoseworthyDallas
Kelli O'HaraSusan
Timothy J. AlexPress Agent
David BrummelKello
Jamie Chandler-TornsPregnant Woman
Kate Coffman-LloydCathedral Soloist
Bernard DotsonClub Zanzibar Singer
Allen FitzpatrickSenator
Jennie FordJ.J.'s Vaudeville Partner
Eric Michael GillettOtis Elwell
Joanna GlushakMadge
Michelle KittrellCharlotte Von Habsburg
Jill NicklausSenator's Girlfriend
Steven OchoaLester
Michael PaternostroBilly Van Cleve
Eric SciottoPepper White's Escort
Elena L. ShaddowAbigail Barclay
Frank VlastnikTony
Swings: Mark Arvin, Lisa Gajda, Laura Griffith and Drew Taylor
Understudies: Allen Fitzpatrick (J.J. Hunsecker), Jill Nicklaus (Rita), Eric Sciotto (Dallas), Elena L. Shaddow (Susan) and Frank Vlastnik (Sidney)
Tony Award®
 2002 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Clear Channel Entertainment , David Brown , Ernest Lehman , Marty Bell , Martin Richards , Roy Furman , Joan Cullman , Bob Boyett , East of Doheny , Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein
 2002 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by John Guare
 2002 Best Original Musical Score [nominee] 
 Music by Marvin Hamlisch ;  Lyrics by Craig Carnelia
winner 2002 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  John Lithgow
 2002 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Brian d'Arcy James
 2002 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Natasha Katz
 2002 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 
  William David Brohn
Drama Desk Award
 2002 Outstanding New Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Clear Channel Entertainment , David Brown , Ernest Lehman , Marty Bell , Martin Richards , Roy Furman , Joan Cullman , Bob Boyett , East of Doheny , Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein
 2002 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by John Guare
winner 2002 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  John Lithgow
 2002 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Brian d'Arcy James
 2002 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Christopher Wheeldon
 2002 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Nicholas Hytner
 2002 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Craig Carnelia
 2002 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Bob Crowley
 2002 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Marvin Hamlisch
 2002 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  Bob Crowley
 2002 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Natasha Katz
music by Marvin Hamlisch; lyrics by Craig Carnelia
ACT 1 Sung By
The ColumnEnsemble, J.J. Hunsecker and Sidney
I Could Get You in J.J.Sidney
I Cannot Hear the CityDallas
Welcome to the NightEnsemble, J.J. Hunsecker and Sidney
Laughin' All the Way to the BankClub Zanzibar Singer
At the FountainSidney
Psalm 151J.J. Hunsecker and Sidney
Don't Know Where You Leave OffDallas and Susan
What IfEnsemble and Susan
For SusanJ.J. Hunsecker
One Track MindDallas
I Cannot Hear the City (Reprise)
End of Act IEnsemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Break It UpEnsemble, J.J. Hunsecker and Sidney
Rita's TuneRita
I Could Get You in J.J. (Reprise) Sidney
I Cannot Hear the City (Reprise) Dallas and Susan
Don't Look NowEnsemble and J.J. Hunsecker
At the Fountain (Reprise) Ensemble and Sidney
End of Act IIEnsemble, J.J. Hunsecker, Sidney and Susan