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9 to 5

9 to 5: The Musical

by Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick

Based on a Film, Comedy, Pop/Rock Musical

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9 to 5

9 to 5





This musical, based on the movie of the same name, was created by star Dolly Parton and the film’s original screenwriter, Patricia Resnick.


Story:

Co-workers Violet, Judy, and Doralee form a strong female triumvirate through their mutual dissatisfaction with workplace conditions and especially obnoxious office boss Franklin Hart, Jr. After fantasizing about making things better, the women work together to help improve both their personal and professional situations.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Dolly Parton

Librettist

Librettist
Patricia Resnick



  • Premiere
  • 1980 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Marquis Theatre
Opening Night
April 30, 2009
Total Performances
148
Original Cast
Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Andy Karl and Kathy Fitzgerald
Director
Joe Mantello
Choreographer
Andy Blankenbuehler
Musical Director
Stephen Oremus
Scenic Design
Scott Pask
Costume Design
William Ivey Long
Lighting Design
Jules Fisher and Kenneth Posner
Sound Design
John Shivers

1980 Film Version

Movie Name
Nine to Five
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Colin Higgins
Screenplay
Patricia Resnick
Starring
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton and Dabney Coleman

2009 Tony Award Nominations

Best Original Score - Dolly Parton
Best Performance by a Leading Actress - Allison Janney
Best Performance by a Featured Actor - Marc Kudisch
Best Choreography

2009 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Actress - Allison Janney
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor - Marc Kudisch
Outstanding Actress - Stephanie J. Block
Outstanding Actress - Megan Hilty
Outstanding Director - Joe Mantello
Outstanding Choreography - Andy Blankenbuehler
Outstanding Music - Dolly Parton
Outstanding Lyrics - Dolly Parton
Outstanding Book - Patricia Resnick
Outstanding Orchestrations - Bruce Coughlin
Outstanding Costume Design - William Ivey Long
Outstanding Lighting Design - Jules Fisher, Kenneth Posner
Outstanding Sound Design - John Shivers
Outstanding Set Design - Scott Pask

2009 Drama League Award Nominations

Distinguished Production

2009 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Actress - Allison Janney
Outstanding Featured Actress - Kathy Fitzgerald
Outstanding Choreographer - Andy Blankenbuehler

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