Sweet Smell of Success
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SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
 Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Craig Carnelia
Book by John Guare
Directed by Jeff Hendry

April 30–May 3, 2009
Clark Arts—Maddox Theatre
 
Based on the novel by Ernest Lehman and the MGM/United Artists motion picture.
It’s New York, 1952. Welcome to Broadway, the glamour and power capital of the universe. JJ Hunsecker rules it all with his daily gossip column in the New York Globe, syndicated to sixty million readers across America. JJ has the goods on everyone, from the President to the latest starlet. And everyone feeds JJ scandal, from J. Edgar Hoover and Senator Joe McCarthy down to a battalion of hungry press agents who attach their news to a client that JJ might plug. You can become no one if JJ turns on you.
 
"John Guare has bravely gone beyond slavish adaptation while retaining many of the Hunseckerisms that fans of the film love to quote.”
 
Curtain Up. 2002 Drama Desk Award Nominee
Outstanding Musical, 2002 Tony Award Nomination
Best Book of a Musical

Musical Director
Timm Adams
Choreography
Cyndi Conley
Scenic & Lighting Design
Noel Rennerfeldt
Costume Design
Jeff Hendry
 
 
Based on the novella by Ernest Lehman and the MGM/United Artists motion picture with a screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman.
 
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