Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYINGSummerStage at Leonia opens its 18th season with Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows's classic musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. It runs July 13 -30, 2017 at the historic Civil War Drill Hall Theatre in Leonia, New Jersey.

Director Ray Yucis returns for his 11th season to direct a talented company of New Jersey and New York actors, singers, and dancers. Yucis is well-known for his work at Bergen County Players in Oradell. Former Broadway dancer Inga Thrasher, a resident of Leonia, has provided the exuberant choreography. Thrasher, a five-time Emmy Award winner for Hair & Wig Design for Saturday Night Live, also brings her creative touch behind the scenes in wig and hair design for the show. Executive Producer Dr. Frank Livelli has recruited New York and Los Angeles-based lighting designer Coby Chasman-Beck who just finished assisting lighting designer Natasha Katz on the Broadway revival production of Hello Dolly.

Damon Quattrocchi will play J. Pierrepont Finch alongside Steve Moldt as J.B. Biggley, Jazmin Palmer as Rosemary, Messalina Morley as Hedy, Joanne Moldt as Smitty, and Brian Joseph Hajjar as Bud Frump. The cast also features Suzanne Renaud as Miss Jones, Bill Kaufman as Mr. Twimble/Wally Womper, Tony Martin as Bratt, and Cliff LoBruto as Ovington. The cast is rounded out by Ashlei Carlson, Marc Leland, Alison Miller, Gabrielle Piacentile, Caitlin Schiro, Samantha Silver, Lauren Weiss, Katie Whitley, Reilly Hacker, Gabriel Borges, Matt DeMarco, Justin Hong, Clayton Matthews, Bryan Rodriguez, and John Michael Villa.

How to Succeed... performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 8 pm, and Sunday matinees at 3 pm. Tickets are $28 for adults and $25 for seniors/students. Purchase by phone at 201-944-4300, at local Leonia businesses Soloist Music, Pacicco Jewelers, and Pooch Parlor, or via the website at www.leoniasummerstage.org.

SummerStage at Leonia is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization which cultivates a love of the arts and nurtures education in the cultural arts--theatrical, musical, and visual--in Leonia and in our greater community. Past productions include Les Misérables, South Pacific, Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Annie Get Your Gun, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, and many other classics.

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Damon Quattrocchi

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Damon Quattrocchi, Brian Hajjar

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Brian Hajjar

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Damon Quattrocchi , Jazmin Palmer, Joanne Moldt

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Damon Quattrocchi, Messalina Morley

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Jazmin Palmer, Damon Quattrocchi

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Brian Hajjar

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Steve Moldt, Messalina Morley

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
The company of HOW TO SUCCEED...

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
The company of HOW TO SUCCEED...




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