9 To 5 is a feel-good show, helmed by powerful performers who allow you to ignore the shortcomings and enjoy it for what it is: a load of female led fun.
Jeff Calhoun’s production of 9 To 5 The Musical is plenty of fun while maintaining the story’s serious undertone of women fighting for their rights at any cost.
Musical theatre comedy done well is a blissful way to spend an evening. So it is with Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5, currently playing to packed houses at the Savoy Theatre.
Dolly Parton’s musical 9 to 5, based on the popular film, has officially opened at the Savoy Theatre. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…
Caroline Sheen will be joining the company of Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical in the role of Violet Newstead at the Savoy Theatre, London from 28 January 2019 until the end of March. Louise Redknapp will re-join the company to play the role in the musical from the end of March.
Due to an injury this week, Louise Redknapp has had to temporarily withdraw from performing the role of Violet in Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical.
Bonnie Langford has been cast as Roz Keith in the West End production of 9 To 5 The Musical, joining the previously announced Louise Redknapp as Violet Newstead, Amber Davies as Judy Bernly, Natalie McQueen as Doralee Rhodes and Brian Conley as Franklin Hart. The musical will run at London’s Savoy Theatre, London for a strictly limited season from 28 January to 31 August 2019.
Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical will open at London’s Savoy Theatre for a strictly limited season from 28 January to 31 August 2019 starring Louise Redknapp as Violet Newstead, Amber Davies as Judy Bernly, Natalie McQueen as Doralee Rhodes and Brian Conley as Franklin Hart.
Dreamgirls, which opened in December 2016 at the Savoy Theatre, will give its final performance on Saturday 12 January 2019, completing a run of more than two years. Details for a forthcoming UK tour will be announced in due course.
Producers have confirmed that the original London Cast recording of the West End premiere of Broadway classic Dreamgirls will be released mid-April through Sony Classical and is available to pre-order from through Amazon.