2 Acts, Book Musical, Rated PG
Original Broadway Version (1961)
Power, sex, ambition, greed... it's just another day at the office in this classic satire of big business.
Big business means big laughs in this delightfully clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder. A tune-filled comic gem that took Broadway by storm winning both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Tryingboasts an exhilarating score by Frank Loesser including "I Believe in You," "Brotherhood of Man," and "The Company Way."
A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but potent dangers as the aggressively compliant "company man," the office party, backstabbing co-workers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.
An irreverent and tuneful romp, jam-packed with sly, swift, and sharp jabs to the funny bone, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying is a sure fire hit! This show requires a large cast, featuring many roles for all types of performers and a great opportunity to showcase your male ensemble.
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The songs from Ernest in Love, the musical version of The Importance of Being Earnest, were written by Lee Pockriss; the same man who created "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini."