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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Music by Frank Loesser Lyrics by Frank Loesser B

October 25-27, November 1-2, 2002, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., Sundays at 3:00 p.m., Preview, Thursday, October 24 at 8:00 p.m.

Ransburg Auditorium

This Pulitzer-Prize winning musical comedy tells the story of J. Pierpont Finch, a window washer who has discovered a life-changing book entitled How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. With the help of his instruction manual, Finch stages a miraculous climb up the corporate ladder: from the mailroom to junior executive in Plans and Systems to Head of Plans and Systems to Vice President in charge of Advertising, all the while outwitting his enemies. But when Finch is tricked into backing a disastrous ad campaign, the handy how-to guide suddenly runs out of ideas, and the former window washer will have to rely on his own wits if he wants to salvage his job!

Directed by Jim Ream

Musical Director Pete Schmutte
Assistant Director Jeska Morrow
Dance Captain Jeska Morrow
Stage Manager Kyle Baker
Scenic Designer Liz Spaeth
Lighting Designer Fritz Bennett
Costume Designers Sonja Carpenter
  Chandra Jeanette Beihl DeNap
Props Sara Wagoner
Hair/Make-up Designer Kristin Bien


Finch Chase Eaton
Gatch Nick Cain
Toynbee Nick Cain
Jenkins Bradley Smith
Tackaberry Chris McKay
Peterson Greg Tucker
J.B. Biggley Jared Duymovic
Rosemary Shanelle Lea Shrader
Bratt David Turner
Smitty/Miss Jones Ashley Bergdoll
Frump Ron Popp
Mr. Twimble Ron Popp
Hedy Ashley Hood
Scrubwomen Matthew Byerly
  Chandra Jeanette Beihl DeNap
Miss Krumholtz Kim Jordan
Ovington Courtney Bianchi
Police Officer Cara Silletto
Womper Evan Shearin
Chorus Hope Anderson
  Danielle Batteast
  Sonja Carpenter
  Sam Fain
  Cari Hudsen
  Sandra Jones
  Erika Saperstein
  Lucy Yarbrough
Dancers Kristin Bien
  Joanna Cate
  Tana Fowler
  Rissa Guffey
  Allison Larsen
  Sarah Richards
  Savannah Smith


Assistant Stage Manager Mary Ferguson
Master Carpenter Aaron Seelig
Master Electrician Rissa Guffey
Scenic Artist Krista Helms
Construction Crew Jim Ganchow
  Joey Obergfell
  Greg Tucker
Light Crew Lighting Class
  Virginia Sanders
Paint Crew Joanna Cate
  Delia Neylon
  Chris Vicoli
Costume Crew Crystal Vissers
Running Crew Jim Holt
  Danae McBride
  Alyssa McLean
Follow Spot Virginia Sanders
Sound Technician Melissa Adams
Sound Board Operator Melissa Adams
Light Board Operator Emily Gerber
Front of House Manager Kelly Boyd

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