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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying   

Richard Rodgers Theatre, (3/23/1995 - 7/14/1996)
First Preview: Mar 10, 1995 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Mar 23, 1995    
Closing Date: Jul 14, 1996 Total Performances: 548

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The World Wide Wicket Company in New York City. 1961.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Vice-President)
Produced by Dodger Productions, Kardana Productions, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Vice-President); Associate Producer: Whistlin' Dixie
Originally produced by LaJolla Playhouse (Michael Greif, Artistic Director; Terrence Dwyer, Managing Director)
Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert; Based on the book by Shepherd Mead; Music orchestrated by Danny Troob; Musical Director: Ted Sperling; Vocal arrangements by Ted Sperling; Additional orchestrations by David Siegel and Robert Ginzler; Dance arrangements by Jeanine Tesori; Incidental music arranged by Ted Sperling
Directed by Des McAnuff; Choreographed by Wayne Cilento
Scenic Design by John Arnone; Costume Design by Susan Hilferty; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy; Hair Design by David H. Lawrence
Executive Producer: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Company Manager: Marcia Goldberg
Production Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; Technical Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan; Stage Manager: Diane DiVita
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Ted Sperling; Associate Conductor: Todd Ellison; Concert Master: Diane Monroe; Violin: Michael Roth, Robert Shaw and Nam Sook Lee; Cello: Adam Grabois and Susannah Chapman; Bass: John Babich; Woodwinds: Chuck Wilson, Mike Migliore, Rick Heckman, Ken Hitchcock and Roger Rosenberg; Trumpet: Byron Stripling, Glenn Drewes and Larry Lunetta; French Horn: Chris Komer; Trombone: Keith O'Quinn and Herb Besson; Guitar: Scott Kuney; Drums: Ray Marchica; Percussion: Bill Hayes; Harp: Grace Paradise; Keyboards: Todd Ellison
Video Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.
Casting: Barry Moss and Julie Hughes; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Dance Captain: Aiko Nakasone; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; West Coast casting by Mary Margiotta and Karen Margiotta
"For indispensible services in connection with the production": Greg Smith
Matthew Broderick
J. Pierrepont Finch
(Mar 1995 - Nov 26, 1995)
Jeff Blumenkrantz
Bud Frump
Ronn Carroll
J.B. Biggley
Victoria Clark
Jonathan Freeman
Bert Bratt
Luba Mason
Hedy La Rue
Megan Mullally
Rosemary Pillkington
(Mar 10, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996)
Gerry Vichi
Wally Womper
Lillias White
Miss Jones
Randl Ask
Office Boy
TV Announcer
Kevin Bogue
Security Guard
Maria Calabrese
Walter Cronkite
The Voice of the Narrator
Recorded voice only
Tom Flynn
Milt Gatch
Jack Hayes
Rebecca Holt
Jay Aubrey Jones
Nancy Lemenager
Dance Soloist
Kristi Lynes
Miss Krumholtz
Martin Moran
Aiko Nakasone
William Ryall
Mr. Davis
Jerome Vivona
Carla Renata Williams
Swings: Jeffry Denman, Tom Flagg and Pamela Gold
Understudies: Randl Ask (Bud Frump, J. Pierrepont Finch), Tom Flynn (Bert Bratt), Pamela Gold (Hedy La Rue), Rebecca Holt (Hedy La Rue), Jay Aubrey Jones (Twimble, Wally Womper), Kristi Lynes (Rosemary Pillkington), Martin Moran (J. Pierrepont Finch), William Ryall (J.B. Biggley) and Carla Renata Williams (Miss Jones, Smitty)
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
ACT 1 Sung By
How To (Succeed) J. Pierrepont Finch
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm Rosemary Pillkington
Coffee Break Bud Frump, Smitty and Company
Company Way J. Pierrepont Finch
Company Way (Reprise) Bud Frump, Twimble and Company
A Secretary Is Not a Toy Bert Bratt and Company
Been a Long Day Rosemary Pillkington, Smitty and J. Pierrepont Finch
Been a Long Day (Reprise) J.B. Biggley, Hedy La Rue and Bud Frump
Grand Old Ivy J. Pierrepont Finch and J.B. Biggley
Paris Original Rosemary Pillkington, Smitty, Miss Jones, Miss Krumholtz and Company
Rosemary J. Pierrepont Finch and Rosemary Pillkington
Finaletto J. Pierrepont Finch, Rosemary Pillkington and Bud Frump
ACT 2 Sung By
How To (Succeed) (Reprise) Women, Smitty and Miss Krumholtz
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm (Reprise) Rosemary Pillkington
Love From a Heart of Gold J.B. Biggley and Hedy La Rue
I Believe in You J. Pierrepont Finch, Bud Frump, Bert Bratt and Executives
The Yo Ho Ho (Pirate Dance) J.B. Biggley and Hedy La Rue
I Believe in You (Reprise) J. Pierrepont Finch and Men
Brotherhood of Man J. Pierrepont Finch, Miss Jones, Wally Womper and Company
Finale Company