Casting for the upcoming UK tour of 9 to 5 The Musical has been confirmed.
With a score written by country music icon Dolly Parton, 9 To 5 The Musical is based on the 1980s comedy movie of the same name, which Dolly starred in.
The Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-nominated score features some of Parton’s biggest hits, including the legendary ‘9 to 5’, as well as original songs written for the show.
9 to 5 The Musical tour cast
Louise Redknapp will reprise her role of Violet Newstead from the West End production, which was forced to close prematurely due to the pandemic last year.
Stephanie Chandos will take on the role of Doralee Rhodes with Vivian Panka as Judy, Sean Needham as Franklin Hart Jr and Julia Nagle as Roz.
Completing the company are Alexander Bartles, Callum Henderson, Clayton Rosa, Demmileigh Foster, Emily Bull, Emily Woodford, Grace Walker, Jon Reynolds, Joshua Lear, Kirsty Anne Shaw, Rebekah Bryant, Ricardo Spriggs, Richard Taylor Woods, Ross Lee Fowkes, Russell Dickson, Sarah-Marie Maxwell, Sierra Brewerton and Sonny Grieveson.
The new tour will begin performances at the Southampton Mayflower on 31 August before going to tour at venues across the UK and Ireland throughout 2021 and into 2022.
The tour is currently scheduled to conclude in Manchester in March 2022.
The musical tells the story of workmates Doralee, Violet and Judy who push back against sexist supervisor Franklin Hart. The Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-nominated score features some of Parton’s biggest hits, including the legendary ‘9 to 5’, as well as original songs written for the show.