How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Musical - Revival

Richard Rodgers Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 10, 1995
  • Opening Date: March 23, 1995
  • Closing Date: July 14, 1996
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 548

Lyrics: Frank Loesser

Music: Frank Loesser

Book: Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, Willie Gilbert

Synopsis

Window-washer J. Pierrepont Finch schemes his way to the top of the World Wide Wicket Corporation in Frank Loesser, Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert's musical satire of big business.

 

Opening Night Cast

Matthew Broderick in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Matthew Broderick J. Pierrepont Finch
Jeff Blumenkrantz in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Jeff Blumenkrantz Bud Frump
Ronn Carroll in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Ronn Carroll J.B. Biggley
Victoria Clark in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Victoria Clark Smitty
Jonathan Freeman in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Jonathan Freeman Bert Bratt
Luba Mason in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Luba Mason Hedy La Rue
Megan Mullally in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Megan Mullally Rosemary Pilkington
Gerry Vichi in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Gerry Vichi Twimble
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Opening Night Production Credits

Abe Burrows Abe Burrows Book
  Jack Weinstock Book
  Willie Gilbert Book
Frank Loesser Frank Loesser Music
Frank Loesser Frank Loesser Lyrics
Des McAnuff Des McAnuff Director
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Matthew Broderick Nominee
1995 Outstanding Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Matthew Broderick Winner
1995 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Actor in a Musical Matthew Broderick Winner
1995 Choreography Wayne Cilento Nominee
1995 Direction of a Musical Des McAnuff Nominee
1995 Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jul. 14, 1996 7 $556,175
-
$69,891 $51.12
$67.50
10880
1365
8
0
99.63% 1.50%
Jul. 7, 1996 6 $486,284
-
-$15,925 $45.38
$67.50
10716
1365
8
0
98.13% -0.61%
Jun. 30, 1996 5 $502,209
-
-$440 $46.58
$67.50
10782
1365
8
0
98.74% 0.51%
Jun. 23, 1996 4 $502,649
-
- $46.86
$67.50
10727
1365
8
0
98.23% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,047,317
-
  $47.48 43105
43680
32
0
98.68 %  
Cumulative
  $29,473,664
$426,492
  $46.53
$67.50
629821
769860
548
16
81.81 %  
 
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