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9 to 5

Dolly Parton's musical adaptation of the popular movie.

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9 to 5 Sets September 6 Closing Date

9 to 5 Sets September 6 Closing Date

9 to 5, the new musical inspired by the 1980 workplace comedy of the same name, will be clocking out for good. The production, directed by Joe Mantello and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, will play its last performance at the Marquis Theatre on September 6, 2009, after 24 previews and 148 performances.

 

An extensive national tour of the Broadway production ...

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The Ultimate Work Break: 9 to 5 Stars at Barnes & Noble

The Ultimate Work Break: 9 to 5 Stars at Barnes & Noble
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New York City workers who played hooky and ducked into the Lincoln Center Barnes & Noble on July 14 got a special treat: the stars of 9 to 5 singing and signing their original cast recording. In addition to their performances, 9 to 5ers Alison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty and Marc Kudisch offered the enthusiastic crowd a break ...

Melissa Etheridge Shines Like the Sun at 9 to 5

Melissa Etheridge Shines Like the Sun at 9 to 5
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The cast of Broadway’s 9 to 5 is used to having Grammy Award-winning blondes around the Marquis Theatre—composer Dolly Parton makes frequent appearances, natch—but the show added another to the list on July 8: Melissa Etheridge. Girl power abounded when the famed singer, songwriter and activist hit up the production, especially since Etheridge headed backstage to goof ...

9 to 5 Sets Release Date for Cast Recording

9 to 5 Sets Release Date for Cast Recording

The original Broadway cast recording of 9 to 5 will be released on July 14 on Dolly Records, a label launched in 2007 by the musical’s Tony-nominated composer, Dolly Parton. Parton produced the album with Stephen Oremus, with Alex Lacamoire as co-producer. 

9 to 5 was recorded on May 3 and 4 at Legacy Studios and features performances by ...

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Interview: Allison Janney

Interview: Allison Janney

It’s a wonder Allison Janney is still standing, given the whirlwind month she’s had. Three weeks ago she got hit with the stomach flu during 9 to 5’s vigorous preview schedule, taking the stage between sips of Pedialyte. Flash forward two weeks and one starry opening night, and suddenly the self-proclaimed “non-singer” is repping her show with ...

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9 to 5, Shrek Lead 2009 Drama Desk Nominations

9 to 5, Shrek Lead 2009 Drama Desk Nominations

The Broadway musicals 9 to 5 and Shrek topped the list of nominees for the 2009 Drama Desk Awards, drawing 15 and 12 nods, respectively. The nominations were announced on April 27 at the New York Friars Club by Faith Prince and Jim Dale. The Drama Desk Awards ceremony will be held on May 17 at F.H. LaGuardia Concert ...

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After 9 to 5, Dolly Parton Plans to Bring Life Story to Broadway

After 9 to 5, Dolly Parton Plans to Bring Life Story to Broadway
Dolly Parton, the composer-lyricist of 9 to 5, intends to tell her life story on the Broadway stage, a recent New York Magazine profile revealed.

The songstress has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and won countless awards, including eight CMA and seven Grammy Awards, but her early years were more than humble. The fourth of 12 children, Parton ...

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Punching In: How 9 to 5 Ended Up Working It on Broadway

“What’s funny about working 15-hour days and getting paid for 40 hours work a week?” asks Jane Fonda in her autobiography, My Life So Far.

Turns out, a hell of a lot.

Actress and activist Fonda couldn’t predict comedy would be part of the equation when she began pondering a film about the American workforce in 1979, after ...

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Dolly Parton, John Glover, Gem of the Ocean & More Honored by L.A. Drama Critics Circle

Dolly Parton, John Glover, Gem of the Ocean & More Honored by L.A. Drama Critics Circle

Dolly Parton, John Glover and a production of August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean were among the winners and special honorees announced at the 40th annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards. Spotlighting excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theater for the year 2008, the ceremony took place March 16 at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood ...

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9 to 5 is on Broadway! Tickets Now On Sale

9 to 5 is on Broadway! Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for new musical 9 to 5 are now on sale. Based on the film of the same name and featuring a score by Dolly Parton, performances begin at the Marquis Theatre on April 7 with opening night set for April 30. Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty and Marc Kudisch star in the show, which is directed by ...

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