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9 to 5 – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Patricia Resnick Music & Lyrics: Dolly Parton Director: Jeff Calhoun Choreographer: Lisa Stevens Designer: Tom Roger Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys 9 to 5, the 2008 musical based on the hit 1980 movie starring Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, would seem on the surface to be a strange choice for a West End revival and UK tour in 2019. ...

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9 to 5 The Musical – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book: Patricia Resnick Music: Dolly Parton Director: Jeff Calhoun Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen After a working day, there’s nothing better than time with friends and family and some sheer escapism to help you unwind – and the latest show to grace the Palace Theatre’s stage is one post 9 to 5 treat that you don’t want to miss. 9 to 5 ...

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9 to 5 The Musical – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

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Book: Patricia Resnick Music and Lyrics: Dolly Parton Director: Ken Alexander Reviewer: Mark O’Neill Equality for women is sadly still an issue in today’s society but thankfully times have changed considerably since 1980 when Patricia Resnick wrote the film9 to 5. Having now become regulars at the Fringe, entertaining audiences for over a decade, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland are ...

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9 to 5 – Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Patricia Resnick Music &Lyrics: Dolly Parton Director: Jeff Calhoun Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:4]   Big, brash and bold. There’s absolutely nothing subtle about 9 to 5, the Dolly Parton musical. Based on the 1980 film that also spawned the famous title song, Dolly’s compositions and Patricia Resnick’s book ensure a loud and proud dose of 1979 style feminism. As ...

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9 to 5 The Musical, Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Patricia Resnick Music and Lyrics: Dolly Parton Director: Jeff Calhoun Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture Originally produced on Broadway by Robert Greenblatt, April 2009 Reviewer: Gina Skillings [Rating:3.5]   Based on the 1980 film of the same name, 9 to 5 centres on three femaleoffice workers who turn the tables on their sexist, cheating, lying, bigot of ...

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9 to 5 The Musical – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Writer: Patricia Resnick Music &Lyrics: Dolly Parton Director: Jeff Calhoun Reviewer: Lauren Anders [Rating:4] “This is the first time in your life that you’ve ever been well hung!” is the line that sums up the entire production. It is funny, witty and emasculating, but that does not mean to say that men will not enjoy it. With punchy dialogue, a ...

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9 To 5 The Musical– The Mayflower, Southampton

Music &Lyrics: Dolly Parton Book: Patricia Resnick Director &Choreographer: Jeff Calhoun Reviewer: Kerri Peck [Rating:4.5]   9 To 5 The Musical is the hilarious new musical comedy based on the 1980 20th Century Fox Picture that centres on three office workers who turn the tables on their sexist boss. It is about teaming up and taking care of business. Featuring ...

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9 To 5 – The Bristol Hippodrome

Music &Lyrics: Dolly Parton Writer: Patricia Resnick Director &Choreographer: Jeff Calhoun Reviewer: Michelle Grady [rating:3.5] Setting a fluffy musical in a grey, uninspiring office may not seem an obvious choice, but that’s exactly what writers Patricia Resnick and Colin Higgins did back in 1980, resulting in a hit film with music, lyrics and a starring rôle by much-loved country songstress ...

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