BOARDROOM BOUND

MATTHEW BRODERICK IS AN ENGAGING CORPORATE CLIMBER IN A BRASSY BROADWAY REVIVAL OF HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS ...

In a better world than ours in which plum roles were awarded solely on merit, Matthew Broderick probably wouldn't have landed the lead in Broadway's buoyant revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. New York City's army of unemployed actors must include a number of winsome unknowns who can dance more crisply and sing more surely than he can.

But in the world we live in, where multimillion-dollar productions rarely find funding without a star's name on the marquee, it is hard to begrudge Broderick the part. To the role of J. Pierrepont Finch, the World Wide Wicket...

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