Louise Redknapp to reprise her role as Violet Newstead on Dolly Parton’s upcoming UK tour 9 to 5 The musical.
Redknapp will appear in the show starting August 24, 2021 at Glasgow King’s Theater, with an additional cast to be announced shortly.
The tour is currently scheduled to open in Woking on August 13 (originally scheduled to start June 21), before visiting Manchester Palace, Glasgow King’s, Southampton Mayflower, Bradford Alhambra Theater, Edinburgh Playhouse, Marlowe Canterbury, Aylesbury Waterside, Venue Cymru Llandudno, Bristol Racecourse, New Wimbledon, Liverpool Empire, Sunderland Empire, Alexandra Birmingham, Eden Court Inverness and Theater Royal Plymouth.
The Dolly Parton musical has a book by Patricia Resnick, choreography by Lisa Stevens, design by Tom Rogers, lighting design by Howard Hudson, sound design by Poti Martin, video by Nina Dunn, music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Mark Crossland, musical direction by Andrew Hilton and cast by Anne Vosser. It is based on the 1980 film of the same name.
Redknapp starred as Violet Newstead when 9 to 5 The musical opened in the West End at the Savoy Theater in 2019. Her other theater credits include Sally Bowles on the Nationwide Tour of Cabaret. In 2016, she reached the final of Come strictly dance.
Dolly Parton said today “I am so proud that 9 to 5 will return to theaters across the UK soon. Louise has been wonderful since she ran the show in the West End and we are all so excited to give the audience the best night out after we have all waited so long! “
Tickets are on sale now via WhatsOnStage