Sweet Smell of Success

Martin Beck Theatre

Previews Began: February 23, 2002

Opening Night: March 14, 2002

Closing Night: June 15, 2002

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Music: Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics: Craig Carnella

Book: John Guare

This musical version of the 1957 film noir follows ambitious and unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco and his efforts to ingratiate himself with powerful columnist J.J. Hunsecker in 1950s New York City.

Musical Numbers

The Column…….J.J. Hunsecker, Sidney, Ensemble
I Could Get You in J.J. …………………………….Sidney
I Cannot Hear the City……………………………..Dallas
Welcome to the Night……..J.J. Hunsecker, Sidney,
                                           Ensemble
Laughin’ All the Way to the 
Bank………………………………….Club Zanzibar Singer
At the Fountain……………………………………….Sidney
Psalm 151…………………………J.J. Hunsecker, Sidney
Don’t Know Where You Leave Off….Dallas, Susan
What If……………………………………Susan, Ensemble
For Susan…………………………………….J.J. Hunsecker
One Track Mind………………………………………Dallas
I Cannot Hear the City (Reprise)……Susan, Dallas
End of Act I………………………………………..Ensemble

Break It Up……..J.J. Hunsecker, Sidney, Ensemble
Rita’s Tune………………………………………………….Rita
Dirt……………………………………………………Ensemble
I Could Get You in J.J. (Reprise)……………….Sidney
I Cannot Hear the City (Reprise)……Dallas, Susan
Don’t Look Now…………..Ensemble, J.J. Hunsecker
At the Fountain (Reprise)………..Sidney, Ensemble
End of Act II……………………J.J. Hunsecker, Sidney,
                                           Susan, Ensemble