Flyer: Can you use the lessons in the musical to give all of us some advice on how to get ahead?
Well, you may hurt some people along the way, but if you twist some words around and do it with a smile on your face, you’ll get by. And be attentive to other people. If you act like you’re interested in their lives, they’ll be interested in yours.
There has been so much cultural change and technological upheaval since 1961. Will people see the characters in this office as a reflection of the characters in their office?
The characters are all stereotypes and clown-like. But I think a lot of them are still around. There are probably still conniving nephews and girls prepared to sleep their way to the top.
Looking at the song titles, I have to ask: Are secretaries toys?
Hmm. Tricky. In the play or real life?
Well, of course they aren’t.