In this difficult economic times, we can all use a little help navigating the rocky waters of the business world. Unfortunately, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying doesn’t offer much sound advice for our current situation. It does, however, promise a welcome breath of hilarity to distract us from our money woes. Carmel Community Players present How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying July 22 through August 1 at Guerin Catholic High School, offering comedy to the Nth degree. Tickets to this Indianapolis theatre event are $15.00 for adults and $12.00 for Indianapolis kids and seniors. Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm. Don’t miss this illustrious Indianapolis performing arts event to learn How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is based on the 1952 Shepherd Mead book of the same name. The story centers around J. Pierrepont Finch, a young window cleaner with high aims. When he receives the book How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, a disembodied “book voice” tells him everything he needs to know is in his hands. With this he enters the World Wide Wicket Company searching for a job.
By simply following the steps of the how-to book, Finch quickly works his way up the corporate ladder. Starting in the mail room, he lies, steals and cheats his way to the top, eventually becoming the Vice President in Charge of Advertising. In the process, he makes more than a few enemies and even collects and admirer or two. Can he have it all and do it all? Find out in the Carmel Community Players production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
With punchy, original songs and stylish choreography, this show as the potential to be a forceful theatrical experience. The dialogue is sharp and the plot is a hoot. Performed at Guerin Catholic High School (not the Carmel Community Playhouse at Clay Terrace), Carmel Community Player’s president Michael Long says, “We had a wonderful time with last season’s musical production, Little Women, working with the people at Guerin Catholic. When we put this season together, we knew we wanted to work with them again and left the opportunity open for “Succeed” to be staged there. We are glad to take this show out into the community. It’s a mutually beneficial partnership between CCP and Guerin Catholic High School.”
Opening night is Thursday, July 22. Performance runs through August 1. Don’t miss your chance to see this zany musical performed by Indianapolis community theatre. These Indianapolis artist will shine as they promote Indianapolis arts and culture. Support them in their artistic endeavors! Before the show, treat yourself and your date to a scrumptious dinner from any of these Indianapolis restaurants or Carmel restaurants. Afterward, grab a night cap at any of these refreshing Indianapolis bars or Carmel bars.
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