9 to 5 the Musical
April 8, 9, 15, 16, 7:30 p.m.; April 10, 2 p.m.
Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton, Book by Patricia Resnick, Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture; Originally produced on Broadway by Robert Greenblatt, April 2009
From the Queen of Country, Dolly Parton’s smash hit, “9 to 5: The Musical,” tells the story of three unlikely friends who take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can’t do. As one reviewer claims, “This one is packed with laughs as big as Dolly’s personality.”
Bernard Monroe is a Director/Choreographer and a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC). As a working professional, Mr. Monroe has created works extensively in regional theatre's around the country, including Mill Mountain Theater, The Fulton Theater, The Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center, Crane River Theater, Okoboji Summer Theatre and the Finger Lakes Theater Festival. Other credits include SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD with Tony Award winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, THE RITA HAYWORTH BLACK AND WHITE GALA at NYC's Tavern on the Green, an original adaptation and premiere of AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS, and the regional premiere of Off-Broadway's SUMMER OF 42. As an educator, Mr. Monroe has worked as a Director/Choreographer for the institutions of Stephens College, Doane University and Radford University, as well as ballet master and Choreographer for Music Theater North. Mr. Monroe is also a judge for the International Dance Competition organization AMERICAN DANCE AWARDS (ADA) as well as the recipient of two Helen Hayes youth awards for excellence in choreography.