Coming Soon:
Kentwood Players presents
9 to 5 The Musical

Book by Patricia Resnick
Music & Lyrics by Dolly Parton
Directed by Kirk Larson
Nov 11 - Dec 17, 2022
9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)
Based on the hit 1980 movie starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin, 9 to 5 The Musical tells the story about three workmates pushed to a boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Outrageously funny, thought-provoking, and even a little romantic, this musical is about friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era.

The Character Breakdown is: Auditions for all characters are open to all ages, genders, ethnicities and physical abilities. Please see playable ranges below.

Violet – 40-50, F3 – D5. The company's Head Secretary and Mr. Hart's Administrative Assistant, she is a single mother and typically stands up for what she believes in. Attractive, strong, ambitious.

Doralee – 20-30, G3 – E5. A young, sexy spitfire who works at Mr. Hart's office. She is proof that there is more to a woman than just her looks.

Judy – 30-40, A3 – F5. The "new" girl at the firm, she has been burned by her husband's affair and is searching for personal empowerment. Insecure, determined, and hopeful.

Franklin Hart – 45-55, C3 – G4. One of the firm's executives and a notorious chauvinist. He is capable of faking charm but usually shows his true colors as an arrogant, self-absorbed boss.

Roz Keith – 35-45, G3 – C5. The attentive office gossip queen and snitch. She has an unrequited love for Mr. Hart and will do anything she can to win his approval.

Joe – 25-35, B2 – G4. A handsome, young office accountant. Genuine and nice, and smitten with Violet.

Dwayne – 25-35, A2 – G4. Doralee's attractive husband. He is very supportive of her professional pursuits.

Josh – 15-18. Violet's awkward teenage son.

Missy – 20-35. Franklin Hart's wife, clueless to her husband's true nature.

Maria – 20-30. A young and vibrant secretary in Hart's office.

Dick – 35-45. Judy's soon-to-be ex-husband. An average guy, he is sporting a little less hair and a little more paunch than he did ten years ago.

Kathy – 30-40. A secretary in Hart's office with a tendency to gossip.

Margaret – 30-40. A secretary in Hart's office with a tendency to drink.

Tinsworthy – 50-65. Franklin Hart's boss and Chairman of the Board. A good man, who may be wiser to Hart's ways than he lets on.

Ensemble – Office employees, police officers, hospital employees, etc. Watch the Audition page for audition details.


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