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"9 TO 5” UP NEXT FOR BROADWAY ON THE BRAZOS 

Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury.

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The Granbury Theatre Company (GTC) will continue its Broadway on the Brazos season with “9 to 5” Sept. 22 to Oct. 15, 2023, at the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury.

According to Music Theatre International, “Pushed to the boiling point, three female coworkers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy – giving their boss the boot! While Hart remains ‘otherwise engaged,’ the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down. Hey, a girl can scheme, can't she?”  Credits include music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick. The musical is based on the 1980 film starring Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Parton.

Leading the cast are Kim Harris, Audrey Randall and Haley Nettleton Twaddell as Violet, Doralee and Judy with Jarrett Self as Franklin Hart Jr.

Also in the cast are Griffin Bruce, Makenna Clark, Carson Clay, Brooke Goodson, Dawn Hitt, Garrett Hollowell, Hannah Horton, Rodney Hudson, Cora Lewis, Colton Lively, Renee Maynard, Nate Milson, Lena Moralez, Jacob Myers, Dan Powderly, Thomas Powderly, Kate Rongey, Jackson Scheer, Hayley Vantine, Mia Cree Washington, Xander Wooten and Tiffany Wynne. Lively, Rongey and Vantine are also understudies for the leading characters along with Emily Potter.

The musical is under the direction of Bentleigh Nesbit assisted by Austin Bender. Music direction is by Ashley Green with choreography by Nolan Moralez. Designers for the production are Cameron Barrus, lights; William Byrum, set; Colton Lively, hair and makeup; Eme Looney, costumes; Bentleigh Nesbit, props; Joseph Pilgrim, props. Whitney Shearon is the stage manager assisted by Tabitha Stanford.

Regular performance times are 7:30 p.m. on Fridays, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. 

Tickets are available now through the GTC box office at (817) 579-0952 or online at granburytheatrecompany.org. Tickets are $35 for the floor and $30 for the balcony. Discounts are available for seniors aged 65 and older, active-duty military service members, veterans, children, and students. Online and box office processing fees apply.  

Granbury Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that manages the Granbury Opera House, produces critically acclaimed plays and musicals, and hosts concerts and other special events.  The company also includes the Granbury Theatre Academy, which offers after-school and summer programs to provide acting, dance, and singing instruction for children and youth. 

  

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