Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success
Theatre: Martin Beck
Status: Closed
(February 23, 2002 - June 15, 2002 )
  • Preview: February 23, 2002
  • Open: March 14, 2002
  • Close: June 15, 2002
Musical - Broadway Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs 30mins

"Sweet Smell of Success" is based on the Novella by Ernest Lehman and the 1957 MGM/UA film of the same name by Clifford Odets and Mr Lehman.

For The Record:

"Sweet Smell of Success" had its World Premiere at the Shubert Theatre in Chicago, IL opening Wednesday January 13th, 2002 and featured John Lithgow as J.J. Hunsecker. Sidelight: The film was directed by Alexander Mackendrick and the cast included Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Sam Levene & Barbara Nichols. Elmer Bernstein composed the original score.

Total Gross: $7,860,322
Average Weekly Gross: $462,372
Total Gross Potential: 55%
Total Attendance: 119,972
Average Weekly Attendance: 66%

Staff & Creative Team

Cast

J.J. Hunsecker 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Sidney 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Susan 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Dallas 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Club Zanzibar Singer 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Tony 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Charlotte Von Habsburg 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Abigail Barclay 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Madge 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Pepper White's Escort 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Otis Elwell 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Billy Van Cleve 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002
Senator's Girlfriend 02/23/2002 - 06/15/2002