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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - 1961 - Broadway

Based on How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Shepherd Mead

Before there was "Mad Men," there was this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award- winning musical where power, sex, ambition, and greed are all in a day's work at the office. A window washer climbs the corporate ladder with the help of a trusty manual, but when the boss's arrogant nephew attacks, and the book doesn't have the answer, he'll have to depend on his own wit and creativity to survive. "It stings mischievously and laughs uproariously" - The NY Times

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46th Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2020
Those summer days may have drifted away, but oh- autumn has arrived! Labor Day usually triggers the official start of the fall theatre season, and while the lights of Broadway will remain dark for the rest of 2020,  you can still celebrate your day off with showtunes.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning icons of the stage and screen Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, and Beth Leavel will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Captured before an intimate gathering of invited friends, family and fans at Manhattan's renowned Power Station studio, the album features an unprecedented trio of vocals, vibraphone and bass featuring master musicians Joe Locke and James Genus and produced by longtime Prince collaborator Renato Neto.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
With her last album, Mixtura, vocalist Luba Mason established her own musical genre, a “blend of different musical currents.'
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2020
Earlier this week, Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop made history as one of only ten musicals to earn the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the 104 year history of the prizes.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
Skylar Astin took to Instagram to perform a cover of the classic tune, 'You've Got A Friend' by the legendary Carole King!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2020 award winners' (originally scheduled for Monday, April 20) for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop has officially won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included: Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning and David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's Soft Power.
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2020
CBS has pulled the plug on the comedy pilot FUN, which was set to star Michael Urie and Becki Newton, who starred as Marc and Amanda together on Ugly Betty.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has announced that 10 new shows have been added to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2020
Darren Criss was a guest on Wednesday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about his current projects: Hollywood on Netflix and Royalties on Quibi! 
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
Need inspiration? The BroadwayWorld team has come together to help guide your musical quarantine journey. Today, we bring you just a few recommendations for: A performance that never gets old...
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 12, 2020
We here at BroadwayWorld know that sometimes social-distancing can get you down. With the theatre industry at a standstill, many of us are craving some trademark musical theatre merriment to keep our spirits up while keeping ourselves and others safe.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
When fulltime online learning begins for Palm Beach County students on Tuesday, local performing arts students will be ready.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
Musical theater doesn't stop just because we're stuck inside! Fridays @ The 5th (F@T5), The 5th Avenue Theatre's workshop series for high school students, has gone digital as a new online series called F@T5: Long Distance.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
The show must go on at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Even when faced with the catastrophic losses caused by the postponement of the musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying due to the global coronavirus pandemic, the Theatre has found a way to bring the magic of live theater to its patrons at home.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2020
On this day in 1995, the first Broadway revival of the classic musical comedy, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying opened at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre.
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020
How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years without bias? That's certainly a near-impossible mountain to climb, because even some forms of biases, knowledgeable judgments, are key when doing a task like this. But we need to make it as objective as possible when dealing with something so subjective.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Today (June 9) in live streaming: Stars in the House spotlights Redhouse Arts Center, The Show Must Go On...Show is back, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special FREE programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19: Jeffrey Hatcher's The Government Inspector.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On June 24 he chatted stage and screen favorite with Darren Criss!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 24, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, June 24 (12pm ET), as he chats stage and screen favorite with Darren Criss!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
On this day, we celebrate the birthday of legendary actor and entertainer, Michele Lee!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
We're excited to bring back #BwayWorldFanArt! Check out entries from our last theme-- favorite Broadway star! Don't forget to tag us in your entries for this week's theme, Broadway Pride!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020
New Jersey's Jesse Walker, host of the online celebrity show 'The Jesse Walker Show,' to help raise funds for The Heifer Project, has gathered Broadway veterans and New Jersey's best to present a special livestream event of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, The Radio Play, adapted by and with music by Tony Palermo.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2020
Tony winner Donna McKechnie will take the airwaves with Richard Skipper through Richard Skipper Celebrates on Facebook AND YouTube for Project ALS June 15th at 5PM ET.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2020
Inspired by Randy Rainbow's parodies, Broadway's Shauna Hicks releases her own parody series.   
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
The Broadway Education Alliance  presented the 10th annual Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance, a celebration of high school musical programs, in a special livestream event tonight.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Chester Theatre Company (CTC) continues its popular online offerings with a new event scheduled for August 6 at 2:00pm (eastern). Matt Ross, a publicist and producer in New York, is the founder of COVID-19 Theatre Think-Tank, a consortium of more than three dozen professionals helping theatres to plan for the future in the wake of COVID-19. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2020
It is impossible to walk into a Broadway theatre, or simply just think of a Broadway theatre, without immediately connecting a memory to it. Every Broadway theatre is filled with a rich and colorful history, brimming over with stories of the stars who graced its staged, legends that were made within its walls, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2020
Chester Theatre Company (CTC) continues its popular online offerings with a new event scheduled for August 6 at 2:00pm (eastern). Matt Ross, a publicist and producer in New York, is the founder of COVID-19 Theatre Think-Tank, a consortium of more than three dozen professionals helping theatres to plan for the future in the wake of COVID-19.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals A Crossing and Forget Me Not. The 45-minute presentation will also feature a conversation with the creators of the new musicals.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2020
Today's top stories: Ellen's Stardust Diner may close permanently, Nick Cordero's 2019 show at Feinstein's/54 Below will be released as a live album, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Today marks the start of Leo season! Which Broadway stars' birthdays fall under the Leo zodiac sign?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
New Jersey's Jesse Walker, host of the online celebrity show 'The Jesse Walker Show,' to help raise funds for The Heifer Project, has gathered Broadway veterans and New Jersey's best to present a special livestream event of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, The Radio Play, adapted by and with music by Tony Palermo.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
The Educational Theatre Foundation has announced the establishment of the Craig Zadan Memorial Fund For Racial Equity In School Theatre, honoring the late award-winning producer of stage, screen, and television. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Comes to Theatre Orb Fri. September 4 through Sun. September 20, 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2020
In this week's Theater Stories, we are learning about the Al Hirschfeld theater! From theater ghosts to short-lived musical sequels, this theater is home to endless amounts of history, interesting facts and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
As performing arts venues around the country collectively reel from closures due to COVID-19, the largest regional theatre in the southern half of the U.S. is moving forward with a bold and daring $30 million expansion.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Tony Award-winning lighting designer, Howell Binkley, has passed away after a battle with lung cancer. Binkley is currently represented on Broadway by his work on Hamilton, Ain't Too Proud, and Come From Away.
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2020
Tony and Emmy Award Winner Lillias White is releasing her highly-anticipated second album, entitled, GET HAPPY!  The album is scheduled for release in Spring 2020 - and is a modern mix of Motown, Standards, Rock-and-Roll, and Jazz a?" all re-invented for today's audiences. The tracks all center on the theme of a?oehappinessa??.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2020
Skylar Astin took to Instagram to perform a cover of Touch Me from Spring Awakening. Astin played Georg in the original Broadway cast of the musical.
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites made the cut!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 30, 2020
This Friday, May 1, Netflix will debut their new limited series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, HOLLYWOOD.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 more of our favorite theatre-themed memoirs to fill the void. With everything from Judi Dench to Tennessee Williams, Michael Crawford, Tim Rice, Anna Kendrick, and many more, this list will have something for everyone.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, 'Turkey Lurkey Time' from Promises, Promises!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, 'Brotherhood of Man' from How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, 'Dancing Through Life' from Wicked!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
Michael Urie took to Twitter to share a video of himself performing Hamlet's famed 'To Be Or Not To Be' Soliloquy as Arnold Bekhoff from Torch Song!