The CBA Drama Department will present “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Nottingham High School Auditorium.
The play is about an ambition young man’s quick rise to the top of a large company. Pierpont Finch is a window cleaner who uses a book on how to succeed in business to get to one of the top positions in a company by doing as little work as possible. On the way to the top, Ponty meets and falls in love with Rosemary, an executive secretary in the company.
The main characters include senior Cole Speidel (Manlius) as J.P. Finch aka Ponty; junior Katie Rivito (Syracuse) as Rosemary; junior Brian Jordan (Clay) as JB Biggley; senior Cara Fusillo (Canastota) as Smitty; senior Olivia Rotondo (Syracuse) as Hedy LaRue and junior Patrick Tuohey (Syracuse) as Bud Frump.
Other members of the cast include: Ariana Marshall, Ethan Tanguay (Marcellus), Keith Huynh (Liverpool), Zachary Taylor (Baldwinsville), Salvatore Zarella (New Woodstock) Camille Cady-McCrea (Skaneateles), Joseph Dwyer (Syracuse), Alison Croucher (Baldwinsville), Brandon LeTourneau (Manlius), Clarke Cady-McCrea (Skaneateles), Aaron Lim (Jamesville), Brennan Carman (North Syracuse), Will Brower (Fayetteville), Claire Bailey (Lafayette), Julie Assaf (Camillus),Molly Reff (Syracuse), Jessica Lam (Syracuse), Dana Tuohey (Syracuse), Christine Calimlim (Jamesville), Sara Tucker (Syracuse), Meghan Macri (Jamesville), Kyle Huynh (Liverpool), Samantha Burnett (Oswego), Rachel Palmer (Syracuse), Barbara Barrino (Liverpool), Rachel Tanguay (Marcellus), Kate Benware (Baldwinsville), Sara Boyle (Cicero), Kenny Huynh(Liverpool), Marella Whipple (Fayetteville), Molly Murphy (Jamesville), Brianna Delaney (Fayetteville), Bridget Cain (Syracuse), Emily Rivito (Syracuse), Akila McKenzie (Syracuse), Sophie Jiang (Syracuse), Karen Simone (North Syracuse), Chiara Corey (Fayetteville), Kiersten Kennedy (Manlius), Breanna Tarnawsky (Syracuse), Theresa Fallon (Fayetteville), Dalia McKenzie (Syracuse), Lauren DeLorenzo (Fayetteville), Andrea Piston (Baldwinsville), Madison Doane (Phoenix) and Clare Morris (Lafayette).
Eugene Moretti is the Director. The Musical Director is Robert Caraher. Choreographer is Christina Ciereck. Technical Director is Michael Caccamo and the Producer is Laurie Feldmeth.