Uncommon Scents

The new musical version of Sweet Smell of Success

The new musical version of Sweet Smell of Success will likely live up to its name when it opens March 14 at Broadway's Martin Beck Theater, with John Lithgow as the ruthless gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker and Brian D'Arcy James as the sleazy P.R. man Sidney Falco. Oh, and the book is by John Guare, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Craig Carnelia, and direction by Nicholas Hytner.