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Livingston High School to Present Spring Musical “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying”

The talented cast of this year’s high school musical, “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying,” prepares for a four-show run this weekend Credits: Martha Ackermann

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School will present the classic satire of big business, “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying," at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18.

A Tony and Pulitzer winner, the show boasts a lively score by Frank Loesser, including "I Believe in You," "Brotherhood of Man" and "The Company Way."

“We invite you to laugh out loud at the clever, scheming antics of the businessmen, secretaries, and executives of the World Wide Wicket Company,” said Director Janene DePalo.

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The cast features Jared Kirsch, Jackson Rynar, Ryan Grossbard, Max Goott, Theo Offerman, Ben Asher, Bailey Grey, Kyle Cao, Katie DeGuzman, Ryan Healy, Meghan Nevola, Josh Meyers, Amanda Stephenson, Arielle Fuhrman, Tyler Bernstein, Dylan Truong-Rosa, Joe Lanigan, Vincent DeMeo, Meredith Harris, Sarah Giulianti and Samantha Kahn.

The ensemble includes Lilly Botea, Sunnie Eraso, Isabelle Chirls, Julia Gaudioso, Jenna Foley, Lauren Hirschman, Cassie Hui, Marissa Lipschutz, Alexandra Miller, Abbe Piels, Megan Rosilli, Ashley Sanders, and Jillian Skara.

In addition, students have played major roles in set building and behind-the-scenes as stage managers and lighting. Mike Jedwabnik, musical director, conducts a pit band that includes many high school students. Brian Megaro, technical director, and his student crew has constructed the set. Gina Montalto serves choreographer and Stacey Aneson is costumer of the businesspeople circa 1961.

Tickets are available at the door for $12.

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