Multiple theater award-winner Sara Pagones returns to the Cutting Edge Theater for the premiere of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5, The Musical, onstage January 10 to February 1, 2020. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.
9 to 5, The Musical is adapted from the hit 1980 film, 9 to 5, starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.It is the 20th-highest grossing comedy film of all time and has been named to the American Film Institute’s list of “100 Funniest Movies.” The musical opened on Broadway in 2009 and was nominated for four Tony Awards including Best Score, with a record-breaking 15 Drama Desk Awards.
Individual ticket prices start at $27.50-35.00 per show. Purchase tickets and gift certificates online at www.Cuttingedgetheater.com, or through the Box Office at 985-649-3727.
The hit movie is about three office workers who plan to get even with their egotistical, lying and hypocritical boss. When their plan spins wildly out of control the situation becomes hilarious and the laughter is non-stop. The show features the blockbuster title song plus a jubilant score by multiple Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton that mixes Broadway and pop with Dolly's irresistible style. This sharp, witty musical adventure is perfect for anyone who ever wanted to string up their boss!
Sara Pagones returns to Cutting Edge to play executive assistant and corporate snitch Roz Keith. Sara is best known for her comedic roles and is a highly acclaimed actress of stage with many awards for her performances. Ronald Brister plays Franklin Hart, Jr., the egotistical and sexist boss. Playing Hart’s secretary Doralee Rhodes is Angela Marie Euliarte. Angie is known to Cutting Edge's audiences as Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray.
Cheyenne Moore will play office trainee Judy Bernly. Cheyenne has been in many productions but will make her debut at Cutting Edge in this funny role. Dawn Mastascuso comes in strong as senior office supervisor Violet Newstead. Dawn has appeared in many Regional Theatre productions including Savanna Sipping Society, Going to the Chapel and Back to the Chapel.
The production is directed by Brian Fontenot with choreography by Emma Daigrepont.
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