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Initial cast revealed for How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING,

THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT AT LONDON’S ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL ON 19TH MAY

We are delighted to announce Jonathan Groff, Hannah Waddingham and Clive Rowe will perform in How To Succeed in Concert At The Royal Festival Hall. We look forward to building the rest of the cast up from such an extraordinary foundation of talent.

Furthermore the creative team led by Jonathan Butterell as director and Mike Dixon as Conductor / Musical Director couldn’t be stronger.

  • DIRECT FROM HIS CURRENT ROLE IN HAMILTON AT THE PUBLIC THEATRE IN NEW YORK, HBO’S ‘LOOKING’ AND ‘GLEE’ JONATHAN GROFF AS J. PIERREPONT FINCH
  • GAME OF THRONES AND STAR OF THE WEST END,HANNAH WADDINGHAM AS HEDY LA RUE
  • BRITISH ACTOR CLIVE ROWE ANNOUNCED AS TWIMBLE
  • MIKE DIXON CONFIRMED AS CONDUCTOR / MUSICAL DIRECTOR
  • JONATHAN BUTTERELL CONFIRMED AS DIRECTOR

Casting is by Anne Vosser.

The first artists have been revealed for the upcoming musical in concert version of Frank Loesser’s classic 1961 musical, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, co-produced by leading independent promoter Senbla with British producer Elliot Davis.

With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls), and a script by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying will be reimagined as a live concert experience at London’s Royal Festival Hall on 19th May. Jonathan Groff, Hannah Waddingham and Clive Rowe are announced to appear for this special one off event, the first of a series of musicals in concert.

Jonathan Groff (HBO’s Looking, Glee,) will take the role of lead character J.Pierrepont Finch; West End perennial and upcoming star of Game Of Thrones, Hannah Waddingham takes the role of Hedy LaRue, a dim witted mistress of J.B.Biggley, the main antagonist. Clive Rowe, whose credits include The Old Vic’s production of Kiss Me Kate, takes the supporting role of Mr Twimble. West End and Broadway director / choreographer Jonathan Butterell (Sweeney Todd, Nine, Fiddler On The Roof) has also been confirmed as Director.

The concert, co-produced by British writer and producer Elliot Davis (Upcoming feature film Consider Yourself, Follies in Concert, Loserville, Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’Be, Out There), will feature a full Orchestra conducted by Mike Dixon bringing the songs to life with a full ensemble of singers, with full cast line up to be announced.

We are delighted to announce Jonathan Groff, Hannah Waddingham and Clive Rowe will perform in How To Succeed in Concert At The Royal Festival Hall. We look forward to building the rest of the cast up from such an extraordinary foundation of talent.

Furthermore the creative team led by Jonathan Butterell as director and Mike Dixon as Conductor / Musical Director couldn’t be stronger.

How To Succeed has a witty and fast-past book accompanying one of Loesser’s most memorable scores. To be able to bring in concert format to London audiences with a team of such talented artists is beyond a pleasure. It will be an evening to remember.”