Nick Jonas to Be Featured on How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Cast Album EP
Jonas, who assumed the role of J. Pierrepont Finch in the production, playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, on January 22, recorded the tracks for the EP on February 19. Van Dean, Kenny Howard, and Ken Mahoney are serving as the album's executive producers.
Directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford, the show also features Beau Bridges (J. B. Biggley), Michael Urie (Bud Frump), Rose Hemingway (Rosemary Pilkington), Tammy Blanchard (Hedy La Rue), Rob Bartlett (Twimble/Wally Womper), Mary Faber (Smitty), Ellen Harvey (Miss Jones), and Michael Park (Bert Bratt). In addition, Anderson Cooper provides the voice of the show's narrator.
With a score by Frank Loesser and a book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert, the musical follows a wily window washer on his riotous rise up the corporate ladder.