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46th Street Theatre , (10/14/1961 - 3/06/1965)
First Preview:Oct 12, 1961 Total Previews:3
Opening Date:Oct 14, 1961   
Closing Date:Mar 06, 1965 Total Performances:1417

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The new Park Avenue office building of The World Wide Wicket Company, Inc., in New York City.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization; 46th Street Theatre Managing Director: Lester Osterman; 46th Street Theatre General Manager: Richard Horner; House Manager: Leonard Soloway
Produced by Feuer & Martin; Produced in association with Frank Productions, Inc.
Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Based on "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" by Shepherd Mead; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler; Additional scoring: Elliot Lawrence
Directed by Abe Burrows; Musical Staging by Bob Fosse; Choreographed by Hugh Lambert
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Hair Design by Ronnie De Mann
General Manager: Marshall Young
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Lawrence N. Kasha
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Henry Topper; Associate Conductor: Fred Manzella; Head Music Copyist: Scott Fisher
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey and Seymour Krawitz; Dance Captain: Dale Moreda
Robert Morse J. Pierrepont Finch
Rudy Vallee J.B. Biggley
Virginia Martin Hedy La Rue
Charles Nelson Reilly Bud Frump
Bonnie Scott Rosemary Pillkington
Carol Jane Abney Dancer
Nick Andrews Dancer
Elaine Cancilla Dancer
Madilyn Clark Dancer
David Collyer Tackaberry
Lanier Davis Ovington
Tracy Everitt Dancer
Stuart Fleming Dancer
Suzanne France Dancer
Charlotte Frazier Singer
Robert Kaliban Jenkins
Ruth Kobart Miss Jones
Richard Korthaze Dancer
Mara Landi Scrubwoman
Miss Krumholtz
Fairfax Mason Singer
Ray Mason Milt Gatch
Donna McKechnie Dancer
Dale Moreda Dancer
Bob Murdock Policeman
Darrell Notara Dancer
Paul Reed Bert Bratt
Casper Roos Peterson
Silver Saundors Scrubwoman
Sammy Smith Twimble
Wally Womper
Ellie Somers Dancer
Maudeen Sullivan Singer
Claudette Sutherland Smitty
Merritt Thompson Dancer
Rosemary Yellen Dancer
Understudies: David Collyer (Bert Bratt), Lanier Davis (Twimble), Charlotte Frazier (Rosemary Pillkington), Robert Kaliban (Bud Frump, J. Pierrepont Finch), Mara Landi (Miss Jones), Fairfax Mason (Hedy La Rue), Casper Roos (Wally Womper) and Silver Saundors (Smitty)
Tony Award®
winner 1962 Best Musical [winner]
Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Produced by Feuer & Martin
winner 1962 Best Author of a Musical [winner]
Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert
 1962 Best Composer [nominee]
Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
winner 1962 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Robert Morse
winner 1962 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Charles Nelson Reilly
winner 1962 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Abe Burrows
winner 1962 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner]
Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence
winner 1962 Best Producer of a Musical [winner]
Feuer & Martin
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1962 for Drama [winner]
Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by Abe Burrows
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
ACT 1Sung By
How To (Succeed) J. Pierrepont Finch
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm Rosemary Pillkington
Coffee Break Bud Frump, Smitty and Office Staff
Company Way J. Pierrepont Finch and Twimble
Company Way (Reprise)Bud Frump, Twimble and Office Staff
A Secretary Is Not a Toy Bert Bratt, Bud Frump and Office Staff
Been a Long Day J. Pierrepont Finch, Rosemary Pillkington and Smitty
Been a Long Day (Reprise)J.B. Biggley, Hedy La Rue and Bud Frump
Grand Old Ivy J. Pierrepont Finch and J.B. Biggley
Paris Original Rosemary Pillkington, Smitty, Miss Jones and Secretaries
Rosemary J. Pierrepont Finch and Rosemary Pillkington
Finaletto J. Pierrepont Finch, Rosemary Pillkington and Bud Frump
ACT 2Sung By
Cinderella Darling Rosemary Pillkington, Smitty and Secretaries
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm (Reprise)Rosemary Pillkington
Love From a Heart of Gold J.B. Biggley and Hedy La Rue
I Believe in You J. Pierrepont Finch, Bud Frump, Bert Bratt and Executives
The Yo Ho Ho (Pirate Dance) The Jolly Wickets and Wickettes
I Believe in You (Reprise)Rosemary Pillkington
Brotherhood of Man J. Pierrepont Finch, J.B. Biggley, Bud Frump, Bert Bratt, Wally Womper, Miss Jones and Office Staff
Finale Company