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Final performances of Tony Award-winning musical are this weekend

7/31/2009 —
The final performances of the Center Theater Players production of the musical comedy ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ will be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 31 and Saturday, Aug. 1 in the auditorium of the Penn State Beaver Student Union Building. The show, directed by Sandy Reigel, is presented as part of the Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center’s 33rd season of free and low-cost summer programming for the public.

With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Abe Burrows, this Tony Award-winning musical follows the adventures of young J. Pierpont Finch as he struggles to rise from window washer to head of a world-wide corporation. The show, which opened on Broadway in 1961, won multiple Tony Awards, a New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and a Pulitzer Prize.

Tickets are $13 for all ages and can be purchased beginning at 6 p.m. in the lobby prior to the performance.  All seating is general and will begin at 6:45 p.m.

For more information, call the Cultural Center at 724-773-3610 or the Events Hotline at 724-773-3600, or visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/brodhead.

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