How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying tells the story of J. Pierrepont Finch, a window washer who aspires to climb the corporate ladder. With the help of an unconventional self-help book, Finch lands a job in the mailroom of the World Wide Wicket Company and quickly rises through the ranks. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying explores themes of ambition, office politics, and the pursuit of success.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1961)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Satire

Setting: 1950s, 1960s / USA (NYC)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Frank Loesser

Book: Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, Willie Gilbert


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1961)➝

Broadway Cast (1995)➝

Broadway Cast (2011)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1960s, Based on a Book, Feel-GoodSatireTap DanceTony Award


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