Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 Musical Launching in L.A.

A stage musical of 9 to 5, which was scored by Dolly Parton, will premiere in Los Angeles in September 2008. The musical will include songs from the hit movie and new material Parton has written for the production. Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty and Marc Kudisch will star in the show, which will be mounted by the Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre. Joe Mantello (Wicked, The Ritz) will direct.