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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Al Hirschfeld Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Theater
Al Hirschfeld Theatre

302 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Duration
2hrs, 45mins
1 Intermission
Important Dates
Preview
Feb 26, 2011
Opening
Mar 27, 2011
Closing
May 20, 2012
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Story

What Is the Story of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying?
As the show begins, J. Pierrepont Finch, a young window washer, is poring over a how-to book for transforming himself into a tycoon. He soon bluffs his way into a job in the mail room at World Wide Wicket Company, where he catches the eye of secretary Rosemary Pilkington. With a mixture of innocence and smarts, our hero continues to climb the ladder of success, impressing boss J.B. Biggley while overcoming opposition from Biggley’s lazy nephew, Bud Frump. Meanwhile, Biggley is trying to keep his sexy mistress, Hedy La Rue, happy, and Rosemary is dreaming of an idyllic suburban life with her future husband “Ponty” Finch. Will everyone at World Wide Wicket get their version of a happy ending?