How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
Following the advice of a book entitled "How to Succeed in Business" a young window-cleaner, J Pierrepont Finch, begins a meteoric rise from the mail-room to Vice President of Advertising at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Finch's unorthodox and morally-questionable business practices jeopardize not only his career but also his romance with Secretary Rosemary Pilkington.
Book: Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, Willie Gilbert (based on the book by Shepherd Mead)
Music/Lyrics: Frank Loesser
Director: Des McAnuff
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Victoria Clark, Ronn Carroll, Megan Mullally
Nominated for 4 Tony Awards® and 2 Drama Desk Awards.
1995 Tony Awards
- Best Actor in a Musical (Matthew Broderick)
- Best Revival of a Musical
- Best Choreography (Wayne Cilento)
- Best Direction of a Musical (Des McAnuff)
1995 Drama Desk Award
- Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Matthew Broderick)
- Outstanding Musical