Latest Nine to Five Stories

2009-07-29 22:43:56

The Broadway musical version of the 1980 movie 9 to 5 is expected to close around Labor Day, several theater sources told the New York Post. The show featured a Tony Award-nominated score by the movie's leading lady, Dolly Parton. The stage musical stars Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block and Megan Hilty. White Christmas reportedly may take over 9 to 5's home at the Marquis Theatre in Manhattan next fall. The Post said the critically panned 9 to 5 failed to re-invent the movie as a stage...

2009-05-01 11:37:59

The stars of the 1980 hit movie 9 to 5 appeared in New York to attend the premiere of a new Broadway musical based on the film, observers said. It was big night for country star Dolly Parton, who starred in the movie and wrote its music, which is also featured in the new live musical that premiered Thursday, the British tabloid The Daily Mail reported. Parton, 63, Jane Fonda, 71, and Lily Tomlin, 69, appeared together before the show, an office comedy and feminist revenge fantasy that...

2008-11-04 09:00:15

Film star Jane Fonda has agreed to headline a new play, marking her first appearance on the Broadway stage in 46 years, representatives for the show said. The Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress is slated to appear early next year in the Tectonic Theatre Project's "33 Variations," which was written and will be directed by Moises Kaufman. This production is to be his Broadway debut as a playwright. Additional casting, designers, dates and venue will be announced shortly, representatives for...

2008-11-04 08:43:15

Tuesday is the end of a clash that has been drawn out for two years, with the opponents foreseeing dire results should they lose. Not the historical November 4th bid for the White House, but the huge battle of Google vs Dolly Parton. The king of Silicon Valley and the longstanding queen of country are two participants in a high-tech argument over valuable parts of the nation's airwaves. The topic comes to an end today on Election Day, when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decides...

2008-10-02 21:00:00

Singer Paul Anka will headline Methodist Hospital Foundation's annual Crystal Ball gala. It will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, at Pasadena Center's East Pavilion. This year's event is co-chaired by Methodist Hospital Foundation Board Members Angela Y. Fu and Chang-Huan (C.H.) Hsueh and will honor Bradbury residents Dick and Susan Hale for their longtime efforts in both fundraising and governance on behalf of Methodist Hospital. The Hales have been passionate supporters of Methodist Hospital...

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