Oct. 3, 2014
For Immediate Release
By Jilly Benningfield, student news writer
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University’s Theater Department and Town Hall Productions will be performing “Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5,” the musical, during Homecoming week and weekend.
The show will be performed in the Russ Mobley Theater of the Alumni Building on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 12, at 2:30 p.m.
Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5” was originally a movie in 1980. Dolly Parton turned “9 to 5,” into an extremely successful musical in 2008. The story revolves around three women, Doralee, Violet and Judy, and their journey as they try to overthrow their oppressive boss.
“It’s been a lot of work, and I’ve been extremely busy, but it’s a good experience. I’m confident that it’ll be a really great show, and I encourage everyone to come see it,” Blair Lamb of Campbellsville, who plays Judy, said.
The cast includes: Megan Kist of Elizabethtown, Ky., as Doralee; Alia McClendon of Radcliff, Ky., as Violet; Blair Lamb of Campbellsville, Ky., as Judy;
Paige Pickerl of Wheaton, Ill. as Maria; Kelli Stanfield of Campbellsville, Ky., as Kathy; Lyndsey Hammers of Louisville, Ky., as Margaret; Sarah Durham of Campbellsville, Ky., as Roz;
Megan Hill of Springfield, Ky., as Missy; Vanessa Vale of Campbellsville, Ky., as Julie; Victoria Hundley of Elizabethtown, Ky., as the Candy Striper; Nathan Cahall of Oneida, Ky., as Hart;
Tyler Litton of Hodgenville, Ky., as Joe; Zach Wilson of Campbellsville, Ky., as Dick, Orderly; Michael Jennings of Edmonton, Ky., as Detective, Tinsworthy; Irell Patterson of Hopkinsville, Ky., as Dwayne; Cody Szymanel of Lorain, Ohio, as Doctor, Bob; and dancers, Victoria Hundley of Elizabethtown, Ky.; and Paige Pickerl.
The crew includes: Starr Garrett, director of theater, as artistic director; Nathan Allen, assistant theater instructor; Cassandra Wilson of Campbellsville, music director; Matt Nall, assistant director of theater; Andrew Ward/Town Hall Productions, marketing;
Jennifer Coffey of Louisville, Ky., stage manager; Alia McClendon of Radcliff, Ky., costume manager; Brittany Downey of Campbellsville, costumes; Becca Noel of Bardstown, Ky., props; Arthur Smith of Louisville, mics and projection; Ufuoma Elvis-Obukowho of Nigeria, lights; Jacob McDaniel of Glasgow, Ky.; and Nick Porto of Lutz, Fla., backstage crew; and Courtney Waddles of Whitesburg, Ky., sound.
Tickets can be reserved in advance by calling (270) 789-5266 or purchased at the door. General admission tickets are $10, seniors (65 and over) tickets are $7, children (12 and under) tickets are $5, and Campbellsville University employee tickets are $2. Season tickets are $50.
Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.