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    Random Society 71 presents...

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
    By Abe Burrows, Frank Loesser, Willie Gilbert, Jack Weinstock

    21:00, Sun 27th June 2021 - Thu 1st July 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    Summer Vacation

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a musical by Frank Loesser and book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert, based on Shepherd Mead's 1952 book of the same name. The story concerns young, ambitious J. Pierrepont Finch who, with the help of the book How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, rises from window washer to chairman of the board of the World Wide Wicket Company.
    The musical, starring Robert Morse & Rudy Vallee, opened at the 46th Street Theatre on Broadway in October 1961, running for 1,417 performances. The show won seven Tony Awards, the New York Drama Critics Circle award, and the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. In 1967, a film based on the musical was released by United Artists, with many of the original cast recreating their roles. A 1995 revival was mounted at the same theatre as the original production ran for 548 performances and starred Matthew Broderick and Megan Mullally. A 50th anniversary Broadway revival directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford and starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette opened on March 27, 2011, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre and ran for 473 performances.

    Get involved with How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying:
    Auditions for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

    Audition details

    • Sat 10th Oct, 16:45–18:45, Random Location 14
    • Sun 18th Oct, 14:30–18:30, Random Location 16

    Contact abc123@cam.ac.uk before 26th Oct 2020 00:00 for more details.

    Cast

    Bud Frump -
    Hedy LaRue -
    J. Pierrepont Finch -
    Rosemary Pilkington -
    Jasper B. Biggley -
    Smitty -

    Band

    Percussion -
    Clarinet -
    Harspichord -
    Drums -
    Bassoon -
    Clarinet -
    Percussion -

    Production Team

    Director -
    Producer -
    Technical Director -
    Lighting Designer -
    Publicity Designer -
    Sound Designer -
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