How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

How does a manual become a musical? I posed that question last Friday when I discussed a recent production of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. The 1961 smash hit remains the only show to win a Best Musical Tony and Pulitzer Prize — and be based on a mock-self-help book. That came [...]

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“The Mad Men Musical.” That’s a good way to advertise your upcoming production of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. No, the 1961-62 Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical isn’t a true adaptation of the acclaimed AMC series that entertained us for eight seasons. But there are similarities; both properties are set in the [...]

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In continuing with a series we’ve been doing that highlights MTI shows which are based on classic literature – including novels, plays and children’s books – today we’re featuring LUCKY STIFF. LUCKY STIFF was the now famous writing team (Stephen) Flaherty and (Lynn) Ahrens' (RAGTIME, DESSA ROSE*, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND) first produced musical. This [...]

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No last row of the second balcony for these kids. The students in the Shubert Foundation/MTI Broadway Junior/New York City Department of Education program get first-class seats. At a Wednesday matinee of How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, those from Middle Schools 61 and 634 from Brooklyn and Soundview Academy in the Bronx [...]

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essay writer On Monday, June 6, “Harry Potter” and HOW TO SUCCEED… star Daniel Radcliffe applauded hundreds of New York City public school students as they made their theatrical debuts on the stage of the Majestic Theatre for the annual Shubert Foundation/MTI Broadway Junior/Department of Education “Student Share” celebration.  We previewed the festivities in an article [...]

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FILM AND BROADWAY STAR DANIEL RADCLIFFE TO insurance auto auction APPLAUD HUNDREDS OF NEW YORK  CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS AS THEY ‘SUCCEED’ IN THEIR BROADWAY DEBUT AT THE SHUBERT FOUNDATION/MTI BROADWAY JR. STUDENT CELEBRATION MONDAY, JUNE 6th AT THE MAJESTIC THEATRE Daniel Radcliffe, star of the Tony-nominated How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying [...]

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Daniel Radcliffe (Equus on Broadway, Harry Potter films) and five-time Emmy® Award winner John Larroquette (Night Court, The Practice) recently made their Broadway musical debuts in the hilarious fable of executive dreams and office romance, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING.  Now at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, HOW TO SUCCEED… follows the story [...]

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This past Sunday evening, MTI ShowSpace reporter, Ken Kleiber covered the opening night of the latest Broadway revival of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS (WITHOUT REALLY TRYING), the classic Pulitzer-Prize winning musical written by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser.   Ken was fortunate enough to interview members of the [...]

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Turn on the television, glance at fashion magazines or theatre marquees, and it seems that the sixties are back in swing. And Sunday night, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT EVEN TRYING premieres at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York. The production stars Daniel Radcliffe in his Broadway musical debut as J. Pierrepont Finch, and [...]

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Daniel Radcliffe will make his Broadway musical debut as J. Pierrepont Finch in a new production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING opening at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) Sunday, March 27, 2011, at 5pm.  Radcliffe has just completed his decade-long, [...]

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