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"How To Succeed In Business"-Minneapolis, MN - Casting ID # 1608962
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Minneapolis, MN Union Non-union
Rate/Pay $300.00 per n/a Release Date 01-22-20
Audition Date 02-19-20 Submission deadline 02-17-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying:

This satire on 'big business' tells the story of a young man who finds there is 'room at the top' and with the help of a book of simple instructions manages to get there accompanied by his ever-faithful girl whose love for him triumphs over commercialism. Received with great critical acclaim and a Pulitzer Prize winner.


$300 stipend paid on opening night. Prize winner.


$300 stipend paid on opening

Role # 1 J. Pierrepont Finch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A window washer who applies for a job at the World Wide Wicket Company.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Rosemary Pilkington
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A secretary at the World Wide Wicket Company who instantly falls in love with Finch.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 J.B. Biggley
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The boss of the World Wide Wicket Company.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 45 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Bud Frump
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Biggley's arrogant and lazy nephew.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Hedy LaRue
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Biggley's attractive and dim-witted mistress.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Miss Jones
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Biggley's immovable secretary who is charmed by Finch.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Book Voice
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The "voice" of the book How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying which narrates the musical.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Mr. Bert Bratt
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Personnel manager.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Mr. Twimble
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Head of the mail room for 25 years; finally gets promoted to the shipping department.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Smitty
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Rosemary's best friend and fellow secretary at the World Wide Wicket Company.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Mr. Milton Gatch
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Head of the Plans and Systems department.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Miss Krumholtz
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A secretary of Mr. Gatch, then J. Pierrepont Finch.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Mr. Benjamin
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Mr. Benjamin Burton Daniel Ovington: A prospective head of the advertising department until Finch reveals that he has graduated from Biggley's college's arch-rival; he is often referred to in the show by his initials, "BBDO."


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Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Mr. Wally Womper
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The Chairman of the World Wide Wicket Company. He is traditionally played by the same actor as Twimble.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 70
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Executives
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/Secretaries: Chorus


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -