BWW TV: NBC Goes Broadway With HOW TO SUCCEED Themed Commercial!
During the Super Bowl today, February 5, NBC launched its "Brotherhood Of Man" network promo. Cast members of NBC shows including "Smash," "30 Rock," "Parks & Recreation," and "Parenthood" performed Frank Loesser's classic song from HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. In the current hit Broadway revival of the musical comedy, international superstar Nick Jonas performs the tuneful anthem and Mr. Jonas will guest star on the Monday, February 27 episode of "Smash."
The 50th Anniversary production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING currently stars Nick Jonas as J. Pierrepont Finch, Emmy, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning star of screen, television and stage Beau Bridges as J.B. Biggley, and making his Broadway debut, star of stage and television's "Ugly Betty," Michael Urie as Bud Frump. The trio joins Rose Hemingway in her Broadway debut as Jonas' onstage romantic interest Rosemary Pilkington, 2011 Tony nominee Tammy Blanchard as Hedy La Rue, Rob Bartlett as Twimble/Wally Womper, Mary Faber as Smitty, Ellen Harvey as Miss Jones, 2011 Emmy Award winner Michael Park as Bert Bratt, and Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Anderson Cooper making his Broadway debut as the voice of the narrator.
Tickets for HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING range from $52 - $132, and are available at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre box office and at Telecharge.com (212-239-6200). The playing schedule is as follows: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm, Wednesdays at 7:30pm, Fridays, and Saturday at 8pm, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm.