How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Tickets
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a musical about corporate life and office politics. The musical is based on the 1952 book written by Shepherd Mead. The story revolves around a young window cleaner named J. Pierrepont Finch, who follows the unorthodox and morally-questionable advice of a book titled “How to Succeed in Business.”
The show opened on Broadway back in October 1961 for over 1,400 performances. The show won seven Tony Awards, the New York Drama Critics Circle award and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1962. It is one of only eight musicals to win the Pulitzer since 1918. March 2011, the musical opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette.
J. Pierpont Finch is a New York window washer who believes he can be a success in the corporate world after he reads the book “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” The book tells the reader that he can climb the corporate ladder quickly and simply without much effort.
Finch works for the Worldwide Wicket Corporation where he washes the windows. It is a perfect type of business according to the book. Rosemary Pilkington is the company secretary, who believes the corporate world will end up eating him alive.
He memorizes and does what the book tells him and ends up quickly climbing the corporate ladder without doing any real work. Finch encounters some obstacles along the way that he has to figure out, as he has not read far enough into the book yet to figure out what to do. He ultimately has to decide if climbing up the ladder is worth stepping on others while trying to get to the top and risk losing the love of Rosemary. He may end up figuring out that the truth may set free him.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a realistic and funny story about a man who wants to achieve success by climbing to the top of the ladder, as based on the book. He has to figure out if it is worth stepping on others as he moves up to the top of the ladder or avoid losing Rosemary by doing what is right. It is a story that some audience members connect with while others appreciate watching it. You don’t want to miss finding out what happens at the end.