MU Theatre History Archive

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock & Willie Gilbert Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser
March 11-14, 1970

Cast list

NameCharacter
Greg GroseVoice of Book
Donald WeedJ. Pierrepont Finch
Roger DrummondGatch
Jerry BeilesJenkins
Mickey LavenderToynbee
Karl ReitzPeterson
Rob HoskinsTackaberry
James Della PennaOffice Boy
Gena BrooksRosemary
James LawhornJ. B. Biggley
Darrell FettyBratt
Christa Lou FridingerSmitty
Benny KeyBud Frump
Karen BowyerMiss Krumholtz
Polly R. PayneMiss Jones
Gary S. JohnsonTwimble
Anne WoodallHedy LaRue
Suzanne HughesScrubwomen
Carrie BryanScrubwomen
Greg GroseTV Announcer
Michael GantWomper
Betsy BrownSinger / Dancer
Carrie BryanSinger / Dancer
Janie CallicoatSinger / Dancer
Stephen CastoSinger / Dancer
James Della PennaSinger / Dancer
Roberta DillonSinger / Dancer
Charles GordonSinger / Dancer
Suzanne HughesSinger / Dancer
Susan H. JohnsonSinger / Dancer
Mitzi MagarielloSinger / Dancer
Hugh RossSinger / Dancer
David A. RunyonSinger / Dancer
Debby SinclairSinger / Dancer
Jack C. StephensSinger / Dancer
Theo WallactSinger / Dancer
Patti WhiteSinger / Dancer
Marcella WileySinger / Dancer

Crew List

NamePosition
Elaine Adams NovakDirector
George J. HarboldProducer
C. L. KingsburyProducer
Richard L BarbourMusical Director
Susan H. JohnsonChoreographer
Jack C. StephensChoreographer
Patti WhiteChoreographer
Bruce GreenwoodTechnical Director
Bruce GreenwoodSet Designer
Kris GreenwoodLighting Designer
Garland ElmoreAssistant to the Designers
Margaret HumphreysAssistant Director
Lynda StoneAssistant Director
Delbert SellersStage Manager
Adele PlasterrAssistant Stage Manager
Susan SchollAssistant Stage Manager
Jim BurgessFlyman
Jim DunbarFlyman
Jim LeonardFlyman
Raymond RoseFlyman
Alison AlexanderLights
Robert GoodrichLights
Shirley McCalmontLights
Carla SummersLights
Louise WoodLights
Pam CollinsSound
Dale BallengeeDeck Crew
Diana FortnerDeck Crew
Everetta HallDeck Crew
Deborah HallDeck Crew
Jack SandersDeck Crew
John VenturaDeck Crew
Dave ConwayConstruction Crew
Debbie FiumeraConstruction Crew
Diana FortnerConstruction Crew
David De GruyterConstruction Crew
Everetta HallConstruction Crew
Deborah HallConstruction Crew
Rob HoskinsConstruction Crew
Suzanne HughesConstruction Crew
Sue Ann KinderConstruction Crew
James LawhornConstruction Crew
Shirley McCalmontConstruction Crew
Polly R. PayneConstruction Crew
Adele PlasterrConstruction Crew
Raymond RoseConstruction Crew
Susan SchollConstruction Crew
Delbert SellersConstruction Crew
Carla SummersConstruction Crew
John VenturaConstruction Crew
Karen BowyerCostumes
Carrie BryanCostumes
Paulette CollinsCostumes
Victoria GrubbsCostumes
Suzanne HughesCostumes
Robin MurrayCostumes
Polly R. PayneCostumes
Carol ReynoldsCostumes
Suzanne StephensonCostumes
Emmalene BrownTickets
Leo ImperiTickets
Carrie BryanPublicity
Jack SeamondsPublicity

Orchestra List

NameInstrument
Janet BaileyReed
Suzy BailesReed
Rodney ReedReed
Allen JarrellReed
Judy HanauerReed
James DiehlReed
Pat ArmstrongReed
Steve VarneyTrumpet
Nolan GrahamTrumpet
Ted LohrTrombone
Murrel FrenchPercussion
Paul HarrisBass
Pam MayPiano
Linda FitzgeraldPiano