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"How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying"
by Shepherd Mead
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ABOUT THE SHOW
The hilarious Tony-winning Best Musical of 1961, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING! kicks off Olney’s 2014 season! A musical comedy of the “Mad Men” era, follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who climbs the corporate ladder from window washer to high-powered exec with the help of a little handbook called “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.” Can Finch tackle such potent dangers as the CEO’s nephew, the aggressively compliant “company man,” backstabbing co-workers, caffeine addiction, and multiple inter-office love affairs? (Recommended for ages 10 and up)
Approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes including a 15 minute intermission
Susan and Jay Finkelstein, Robert E. Hebda, and David Frankenberger, Jr.
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ARTICLES ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION
- THE WASHINGTON POST: Backstage: Gandalf supplies voice in Olney’s ‘Business’
- THE GAZETTE: Olney Theatre brings “How To Succeed” to life with an assist from Sir Ian McKellen