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9 to 5
June 3rd – August 21
9 to 5

“What a way to make a living!” Coworkers Violet, Judy, and Doralee think they have nothing in common, but when the Boss makes life unbearable, these three ladies join forces to live out their wildest fantasy – and change the world! With a toe-tapping score by the one-and-only Dolly Parton, you’ll never look at going to work the same way again.

9 TO 5, THE MUSICAL is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com


The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.


Director's Note

Tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen, pour myself a cup of ambition. Yawn and stretch and try to come to life…” 

These lyrics have become an iconic part of our shared American experience. I bet each and every one of you knows this song by heart, and you always sing along when it comes on the radio. I know I do! 

We began rehearsing 9 to 5 back in March of 2020, with much excitement. It was going swell! And then— 3 days into rehearsal the theatre shutdown, as did so many businesses, due to a mysterious and rapidly spreading pandemic. Millions of people across the country suddenly lost their livelihoods, their vocations— the jobs that paid their bills. We know what happened next, so let’s fast forward 2+ years…. 

Finally, reopening!

But how to approach the task of putting together a beloved, 42 year old comedy about under-appreciated employees in the workplace? As we rebounded from two years of quarantine, shuttered theatres, and closed businesses— two years of lost souls and lost wages. I found myself wondering: what have we learned? And, importantly- can we sing and dance about it?? 

We learned many things as a society- not the least of which was the true value of worker bees. Now we use words like “essential workers”and we understand that without them, the hive simply cannot function. But the ever prescient Dolly Parton knew this all along. Way back in 1980 she wrote the film that kicked open the door for women— shining her particular brand of southern sunlight into the high-rise office buildings, gray cubicles, and dusty broom closet where misogyny lurked. She served up a slice of life that millions of Americans could relate to by filling the grinding work week with laughter, heart, and an infectious melodic hook. Dolly showed us that people from wildly different backgrounds could rally together and overcome just about anything that came their way. That in the darkest of times, humor (and some hairspray) can make us all feel better. 

So tonight, it’s finally time to celebrate all that we have learned. To rejoice at the fact that we are here, after two years of hard times and uncertainty. Let’s swing open the shuttered doors, snuggle our pandemic rescue dogs, give our employees a raise, and be better tippers! Let’s drink a toast to the new normal. We’ve come a long way, baby! 

We offer up this musical as a tonic for what ails you. A comedic cure for loneliness, burn out and loss. A melodic antidote for the workday blues. And we pay homage to the incomparable Dolly Parton, who, at 76 years young, continues to shine a light on the human experience. Through her music, her philanthropy, her steadfast belief in compassion, and of course, her unmatched comic timing. Let us SING and DANCE and SHINE like the sun! And salute our local hero, our inspiration— the fearless Dolly Parton, as she takes her rightful place as a National Treasure. 

~ Susanne Boulle, Director


Violet Newstead
Hannah Ingram*

Doralee Rhodes
Kim Morgan Dean*  

Judy Bernly
Zoë Velling

Franklin Hart
Sean Campos*   

Roz Keith/et al
Tricia Matthews*

Joe/et al
James Jiggetts 

Margaret/Candy Striper/et al
Mary Lucy Bivins* 

Dwayne Rhodes/Boys Club/et al
Justin Tyler Lewis*

Josh Newstead/et al
Andy Patterson 

Kathy/Missy Hart/Cop/et al
Paris Bradstreet*

Dick Bernley/et al
Tyler Cramer 

Maria del Gado/et al
Amelia Ampuero

Bob Enright/Doctor/Boys Club/et al
Zacchaeus Kimbrell*

Russell Tinsworthy/et al
Sam McCalla

* Denotes member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.


Susanne Boulle

Music Director
Dishon Smith

Ashley Campos

Scenic Design
Derek Smith

Costume Design
Kelly Jenkins

Lighting Design
Andrew Morehouse

Sound Design/Engineer
Matt Green

Dance Captain
Zacchaeus Kimbrell*

Assistant Stage Manager
Glenda Johnson*

Production Stage Manager
Cindi A. Raebel*

Patricia Resnick
Run Crew
Seth Buckles, Matt Green, Beks Knost, Allie Lefon-Fogelson, Lucy McGee, Holly O’Brien, RJ Patchell, L’Via Rodriguez, Kaitlynn Sofai, and Dylan Weston.


Conductor and Keyboard
Dishon Smith

Bob Ballengee

Travis Welch


* Denotes member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

Publisher Biography

Music Theatre International (MTI) is one of the world's leading theatrical licensing agencies, granting theatres from around the world the rights to perform the greatest selection of musicals from Broadway and beyond. Founded in 1952 by composer Frank Loesser and orchestrator Don Walker, MTI is a driving force in advancing musical theatre as a vibrant and engaging art form.

MTI works directly with the composers, lyricists and book writers of these musicals to provide official scripts, musical materials and dynamic theatrical resources to over 100,000 professional, community and school theatres in the US and in over 150 countries worldwide.

MTI is particularly dedicated to educational theatre, and has created special collections to meet the needs of various types of performers and audiences. MTI’s Broadway Junior™ shows are 30- and 60-minute musicals for performance by elementary and middle school-aged performers, while MTI’s School Editions are musicals annotated for performance by high school students.


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