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! 

We follow 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 at a major company. He rose from a low window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but potent dangers as the aggressively compliant "company man". While the rest of the office party is backstabbing, caffeine addicted, and of course, in love.

Auditions: Jan 6,7,8 at 6pm

~ Musical ~

10+ Cast Members needed

~ Cast Info ~

Please note that ages are not that important. They may change based on other auditioners.

 

Pierrepont Finch - Male 18-28 ~ Story's protagonist. An irrepressible, clear-eyed, almost puckish hero. He  started as a window washer, but finds himself applying for a job at the World Wide Wicket Company and attempts to climb the 'ladder of success.'

Mr. Gatch - Male 40-60 ~ Sleazy executive with a penchant for the ladies.

J.b. Biggley - Male 50-65 ~ Philandering President of World Wide Wicket. Beneath his ruthless exterior, he is a college lad at heart with a secret passion for knitting.

Rosemary - Female 20-30 ~ A secretary at the company who is more interested in finding a man than advancing her career. She becomes Finch's love interest.

Smitty - Female 30-40 ~ A secretary with a painfully dry sense of humor. She is a good friend to Rosemary while being a cynical, working woman who is on the lookout for a real man.

Bud Frump - Male 18-25 ~ Biggely's nephew and scheming employee. He is an arrogant sycophant who tries to advance his career by exploiting his family connections.

Miss Jones - Female 50-65 ~ J.B.'s stuffy secretary who is abrupt and tough, but soft and kind to those who are good to her.

Mr. Twimble - Male 60-75 ~ A fussy, old-fashioned, yet loyal employee at the company. Supervisor of the mailroom, who believes his success is due to his lack of ambition and ability to remain unnoticed.

Wally Womper - Male 55-70 ~ The company's Chief Executive Officer and a former window-washer himself.

Hedy - Female 18-25 ~ A voluptuous, sexually-charged woman adored by all of the men. She may appear dim-witted, but she knows how to manipulate men to get what she wants.

Ensemble - Any Gender and Age ~ Scrubwomen, Executives, Secretaries, Police Officer

May be asked to sing and or dance.

200 East Main Street

Anamosa, IA 52205

Tel 319-462-4793

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