How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

By Book by Abe Burrows and Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert Music and Lyrics by Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Directed by Kendra Johnson

Big business means big laughs in this delightfully clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder. A tune-filled comic gem that took Broadway by storm winning both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize.

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but potent dangers as the aggressively compliant "company man," the office party, backstabbing co-workers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.

Produced by Verona Area Community Theater at Verona Area High School Performing Arts Center, 300 Richard St., Verona

Performances: October 10-18, 2014

Performance Times: October 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 2014 7:30 PM
October 12, 2014 2:00 PM

Ticket Prices: $15 Adult / $10 Student/Senior

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will be held on Monday, August 4th and Tuesday August 5th at the Verona Area High School PAC. Doors will open at 6:30 and auditions will begin at 7:00pm. Callbacks will be Wednesday, August 6th. Open Auditions, no appointments. Please prepare 32 bars of a song and bring sheet music. Accompanist will be provided. Music from the show is acceptable. Please bring shoes suitable for dancing including tap shoes if you have them.

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