9 to 5 The Musical

October 26, 2017 by Anonymous

SNOWFLAKE — Join Violet, Judy and Doralee as they live out their wildest fantasy – getting revenge on their sexist, egotistical, lying and hypocritical bigot boss Mr. Hart – as Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Department presents 9 to 5 The Musical in five November performances at the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main.

9 to 5 the Musical

Dinner theatre performances will be at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 11 and Thursday, November 16. Tickets for the three-course catered meal and show are $24 per person. Reservations are required, and there are no discounts or refunds. Visit www.npc.edu/pac-shows for the dinner menu.

Show-only performances will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 10 & 17, and Saturday, November 18. Advance tickets are $6, and $8 on the day of the show. Senior citizens, 60+, and NPC students and staff receive a $1 discount. Call the Box Office, (928) 536-6250, or reserve online.

Based on the hit 1980 movie, Country Music Hall of Famer Dolly Parton wrote the music and lyrics for the script by Patricia Resnick. The musical is rated PG-13 for drug references and some adult language. The play is produced through special arrangements with Music Theatre International (MTI).

9 to 5 The Musical is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. Pushed to the boiling point, three female coworkers – Violet, portrayed by Ashley Nudson; Judy, played by Cassie Spaulding; and Mikayla Pitterle in the role of Doralee – concoct a plan to get even with their boss Mr. Hart, played by Sam McDowell. While Hart remains “otherwise engaged,” the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down.

Other cast members include: Mitchell Armer (Josh), Vera Bennett (Margaret), Maranda Blake (Missy Hart/Ensemble), Kristen M.H. Dyer (Maria), Chandon Fish (Bob/Doctor), Katie Hunt (Roz), Ethan Jackson (Dick/Cop/Ensemble) and Jackson Kittrell (Joe).

Also, Alexandra Meek (Intern/New Employee/Ensemble), Jim Hilton (Tinsworthy), William Shipitalo (Detective/Office Ensemble), Morgan Teigh (Candy Striper/Office Ensemble), Kyle Webb (Dwayne/Office Ensemble) and Holly Whitmire (Kathy).

Dr. Michael Solomonson, chair of the Performing Arts Department, will be the Stage Director. Ryan Orr is the Music Director. Choreographer is Michelle Hunt with Patrick Day handling set construction and lighting design. Sam Whitmire is the Sound Board Operator.

The musical also has a multi-media component that will be coordinated by Mark Ford, NPC's Film and Digital Video faculty member, and his students.

Questions about the performances can be directed to Dr. Solomonson, 536-6217.

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