Masking Policy is in effect for this production.
9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
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
Arrangements and Additional Orchestrations
Stephen Oremus & Alex Lacamoire
Pour yourself a cup of ambition and book your tickets early for this smash hit featuring music by the legendary Dolly Parton. When their sexist, lying, egotistical, bigot of a boss crosses the line, Violet, Judy, and Doralee hatch a plan to finally get the 9 to 5 that they deserve. What comes next is a madcap comedy for every office worker who’s ever dreamed of revenge on the boss! Based on the 1980 film.
9 to 5, THE MUSICAL
Is presented through special arrangement with the Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
Cast & Creative Team
Jeremy is thrilled to have his Citadel debut with 9 to 5! Select performance credits include Alberta Kitchen Party (Alberta Theatre Projects); Come From Away (Mirvish Entertainment); Rocky: The Musical, Annie, Hairspray, Ghost: The Musical and Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat (Drayton Entertainment); Shrek (Globe Theatre); Sweet Charity, Pygmalion, Cabaret, The Light in the Piazza, Guys and Dolls and Ragtime (Shaw Festival); Porgy and Bess (Opera de Montreal); and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Alberta Theatre Projects). Born in Calgary, Alberta, Jeremy received his training from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music in Voice Performance. Special thanks to all the friends and family, my mom and dad, the Talent House Agency and Goonlash for their ongoing love and support.
A graduate of U of A’s BFA program, Juan is delighted to return to the Citadel where previous credits include Blithe Spirit and An Ideal Husband. Elsewhere: The Front Page, Paradise Lost, Treasure Island, A Chorus Line, Love’s Labours Lost (Stratford Festival); The Motherf**ker with the Hat (Coalmine); Cabaret, The Light in the Piazza (Shaw Festival); Cymbeline, Three Musketeers (ChicagoShakes). Awards: Dora, Gemini, Jefferson, Ovation, Carbonell and Toronto Theatre critics. Animation: Paw Patrol, Elinor Wonders, DNAce, Saving Me. Upcoming: Sneakerella (Disney+); Six Guns for Hire, The Mother of all Shows (Highball TV).
Cassandra Consiglio ,
Secretary, New Employee / Understudy for Doralee, Maria, Kathy
Cassandra is thrilled to be returning to the Citadel in this incredible show. Her previous theatre credits include: Fun Home (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre); Matilda (Arts Club/Citadel/Royal MTC); West Side Story, Annie, Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins (Rainbow Stage). Film and TV credits include: Schmigadoon! (Apple Tv+), Strawberry Shortcake, Charmed, Channel Zero, Riverdale. She also spent a few years of her career as a lead performer onboard with Disney Cruise Line. Upcoming credits: Something Rotten! (Theatre Under The Stars). Cassandra would like to thank her incredibly supportive family and friends, the wonderful Shannon and Melissa and of course the talented Rachel. Yay for live theatre! Enjoy the show!
Sharon is thrilled to be back at the Citadel!! She is a stage & screen actor, singer and educator based in Vancouver. Select theatre credits: As You Like It (Citadel, RMTC); Matilda (Citadel, RMTC, Arts Club); As You Like It, Lysistrata (Bard on the Beach); In the Heights (Arts Club); Shit (Firehall); Shrek (TUTS). Select film/tv credits: Pillow Talk (Crave); A Clüsterfünke Christmas (Comedy Central); The Kid Detective (Sony); Kung Fu (CW); The Package (Netflix); Turner & Hooch (Disney +). Select upcoming: Balestra; The Exclusive; Motherland: Fort Salem (Disney +). Thank you to my team, Kendra, Bridget, Andrew and everyone at McIlroy & Assoc for constantly pushing me to be better. Love and thank you to AW, LC, SC and CC for being in my life and supporting me in every which way. And thank YOU ALL for coming back to the theatre.
Juliana Duran Hogan,
Maria, Candy Striper / Understudy for New Employee
Juliana is a recent graduate of Randolph College for the Performing Arts. Her past shows include: Concord Floral, Songs for a New World (Randolph College for the Performing Arts). She is eternally grateful for the love and support she has received from her family and friends; and for the opportunity to learn from so many incredible instructors throughout her college experience. As a former Citadel Students Club member, she feels very fortunate to be making her professional acting debut at the Citadel Theatre. Light and love, enjoy the show!
Troy Goldthorp ,
Office Worker / Understudy for Hart, Joe, Dwayne, Josh / Fight Captain
Originally from Calgary, and a graduate from the Toronto Randolph College for the Performing Arts, Troy has been performing on stages across Canada and internationally for over 10 years. Selected credits: Mamma Mia!, Anne of Green Gables (The Charlottetown Festival); Evita (Vancouver Opera), We Will Rock You (International/RCCL); Peter Pan In Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty (Ross Petty Panto); West Side Story (Rainbow Stage), Footloose (Drayton Entertainment); Cannibal! The Musical (Panasonic Theatre); Moby Dick, The Inventor (Calgary Opera), The World Goes Round (Stage West Calgary); Crossing Swords (Forte Musical Theatre Guild).
Cheryl is ecstatic to be making her Citadel Theatre debut and joining this amazing crew! Select credits include: 4th Graders Present: an Un-named Love Suicide (NLT – Sterling Award recipient), Cabaret (Mayfield Dinner Theatre); Hey, Countess! (Teatro La Quindicina); 2 Queens and a Joker (Guys in Disguise); The Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant…Ever!, Her Mark, The World’s Wife, Destination Wedding and Marked (Whizgiggling Productions). Cheryl would like to thank her beautiful family (Justin, Taj & Trinity) for their love and support, as well as BW for making work, work.
Kristin is absolutely thrilled to be back at the Citadel where she was previously seen in Sense & Sensibility as part of the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Training Program. Previous credits include: We Had A Girl Before You, Baroness Bianka’s Bloodsongs (Sterling Award nomination), Origin of the Species (Northern Light Theatre); Destination Wedding (Whizgiggling Productions); Rivercity the Musical and The Unsynchables (Dammittammy Productions); and Release the McCrakkin’ (Accidental Humour Co.) Much love to Ash and her kids for their support.
Andrew is an actor, producer and puppeteer. He is also the Co-Artistic Director of Edmonton theatre company, Teatro La Quindicina. Previous Credits Include: Peter Pan Goes Wrong, Matilda, Crazy for You, Shakespeare in Love, Mary Poppins, Avenue Q, One Man, Two Guvnors (Citadel); Fever Land, Witness to a Conga, Pith! (Teatro); Best Brothers, The Comedy Company (Shadow); Forever Plaid, Shear Madness, Wizard of Oz (Mayfield); Avenue Q, Matilda (Arts Club); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Crazy for You (Theatre Calgary). Many thanks and love to Mum and cuore mio Louise.
Julia is a Nova Scotia born singer, actor and dancer who has starred in shows across North America. She is also the Executive Director of the not-for-profit organization Canadian Green Alliance, and the head vocal coach at Coach With Julia & Co. Selected credits include: Persephone in the North American premier of Mythic (Segal); Kinky Boots (Broadway, 1st Nat. Tour, Mirvish); Val in A Chorus Line (Stratford Festival); Katherine in Newsies (Drayton Ent.); Dorothy Alternate in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz (1st Nat. Tour, Mirvish). Julia would like to thank her parents, friends and her incredible husband Mike. She would also like to thank YOU for supporting live theatre. Oh, and long live Dolly Parton.
Amanda Struthmann ,
Secretary / Understudy for Judy, Violet, Roz, Margaret / Dance Captain
Hello, dear theatre-goer, and thank you for continuing to support the arts in our community! Selected credits include Jersey Boys, Young Frankenstein, Spamalot, Joseph…Dreamcoat (Stage West Calgary); Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid (Drayton Entertainment); It’s A Wonderful Life, Legally Blonde, The Rocky Horror Show (Theatre Aquarius); Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz (US National Tour). Proud winner of the 2017 Broadway World Award for Best Understudy! Big thanks to The Talent House, Rachel, Julie, my incredibly supportive family, and my Jarred.
Dwayne, Dick, Tinsworthy
Grant is an actor, writer and composer from Calgary. Previous Credits include: Jersey Boys (Dancap/Dodgers), Red Rock Diner (National Tour); I Love you, You’re Perfect… (Stage West Calgary, Persephone Theatre); and West Side Story (Arts Club). His musical Bingo Ladies premiered at Lunchbox Theatre as a one act and went on to full length productions (Port Stanley Festival Theatre, Hudson Village Playhouse). Upcoming: 10th season of repertory theatre with Rising Tide Theatre in Trinity Newfoundland, then starting his MFA in playwriting at the University of Calgary in the fall.
Stephanie is an actor, improviser, aerialist and podcast host. Previous credits: Jason Kenney’s Hot Boy Summer (Grindstone Theatre); Jane Eyre, The Garneau Block, The Silver Arrow, Peter and the Starcatcher, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Christmas Carol (Citadel Theatre); The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (Citadel Theatre / Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre); Lend Me a Tenor, Boeing Boeing (Mayfield Inn); Othello (Citadel / National Arts Centre); The Merry Wives of Windsor (Freewill Players); Burning Bluebeard (Edmonton Actors Theatre); Meet Me at Christmas (Hallmark); Abducted (Horned Serpent Productions); Tiny Plastic Men (Mosaic Entertainment). Thank you to Lorne, Nathan, Shaun and the Boop for all their support.
Patricia Zentilli (she/her) has performed across Canada in theatre, television, film and cabaret. She was nominated for a Dora award for her portrayal of Audrey in Canadian Stage’s production of Little Shop of Horrors. Edmonton Theatre credits include A Christmas Carol, Mamma Mia!, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Alice Through the Looking Glass, What The World Needs Now and Feels Like Home (Citadel Theatre); The Last 5 Years, The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble (Theatre Network); Matara (Workshop West); Mack and Mabel (Plain Jane); Noises Off, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Little Shop of Horrors, Putnam County Spelling Bee, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Mayfield). THANK YOU to my amazing daughter Melody and to the Waldorf Independent School of Edmonton.
Rachel is currently the Associate Artistic Director of the Arts Club Theatre in Vancouver. From 2017-2020 she was the Associate Artistic Director of the Citadel Theatre. Select Previous Directing Credits Include: A Christmas Carol (Gateway Theatre); Trout Stanley (Persephone Theatre); The Contest of the Winds (Caravan Farm Theatre); The Snow Queen (Globe Theatre); Green Lake, After Jerusalem (Solo Collective); The Marriage of Figaro (Edmonton Opera); Stickboy (Vancouver Opera); Miss Caledonia (Western Canada Theatre); Angels in America (Studio 58). Rachel is a three-time recipient of the Jessie Richardson Award for Direction and is a graduate of the U of A and Studio 58. www.rachelpeake.com
Set & Costume Designer
Dana Osborne is an award-winning set and costume designer. She has designed across Canada for companies such as Pacific Opera Victoria, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Arts Club, Citadel Theatre, Globe Theatre Regina, Grand Theatre London, Young People’s Theatre, the Shaw Festival, and Soulpepper Theatre Company. In 2019 she made her international debut at The Goodman Theatre in Chicago. Dana resides in Stratford, Ontario where she has spent 21 seasons with the Stratford Festival, designing over 25 productions. She is the 2012 recipient of the Virginia and Myrtle Cooper Award in Costume Design and has won 2 Dora Mavor Moore Awards and an Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award for Outstanding Costume Design.
Sophie Tang is a lighting and set designer working in Theatre, Opera and Dance. She is a Jessie Award Winner and Nominee, as well as an Ovation Award Nominee. She has worked with companies including Stratford Festival, Push Festival, Electric Company Theatre, Arts Club Theatre, Bard on the Beach, City Opera, Theatre Replacement, Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, Belfry Theatre and so on. Recent credits: Do you Mind if I Sit Here (Theatre Replacement), Being here (Belfry Theatre), Rez Sisters (Stratford Festival), At the Statue or Venus (City Opera). Portfolio website: sophieyufeitang.com
Owen Hutchinson ,
Owen is a graduate of the Theatre Production program at MacEwan University, and has been nominated for 3 Sterling awards for his production and design work. Selected design credits include: Arcadia, Sense and Sensibility, Million Dollar Quartet and Make Mine Love (Citadel Theatre, Edmonton); As You Like It (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); and Drowsy Chaperone (Citadel and National Arts Centre, Ottawa). Operation credits include out of town tryouts of Broadway hits Hadestown, and Six. Owen is also a co-founder of Douglas Cat Bed Company. Love to Christy, Theo and Amos.
Thrilled to be back at The Citadel after choreographing Once in 2018! Julie (she/her) is a theatre director, a choreographer, and an educator, and has won both a Jessie Award and a Dora Award for her work in choreography. Favourite credits include: Newsies (TUTS); Billy Elliot (Theatre Calgary); Mary Poppins (WCT/Persephone); and Crazy For You (Gateway Theatre). Former Radio City Rockette. Thank you to Daryl and Rachel for bringing me on board, and to Jaelynne for assisting. Up next: Kinky Boots (The Arts Club). Find out more at www.julietomaino.com
Janice has been involved in the theatre scene in Edmonton for the past four decades. She is currently the Artistic Director of St. Albert Children’s Theatre. She is, first and foremost, a Music Director/Pianist. Previous Citadel Music Director credits include; Grease, Little Shop of Horrors and Babes in Arms as well as rehearsal/performance pianist for countless other productions. The last production she worked on pre-pandemic was the Plain Jane production of Fun Home that garnered her a Sterling Award that year. She is so happy to be back!
Morgan works as an actor, fight director, arts educator and Co-Artistic Producer of Azimuth Theatre. Her work primarily focuses on the development of new work, physical-based theatre and collective creation. As a performer, past work with the Citadel includes Window into New Work, Delay – The Horizon Lab, Peter and the Starcatcher and The Finacée as a fight director. Select acting credits include: Glory (Theatre Northwest, ATP, Western Canada Theatre, Original Cast & National Tour), GIANT and Scent Bar (Ghost River Theatre), Curio Shoppe and Dead Center of Town 2015, 2016 & 2018 (Catch The Keys Productions).
Katelyn Morishita is very excited to be working with The Citadel Theatre and this wonderful team. Select acting credits include: Steel Magnolias, Billy Elliot the Musical (Theatre Calgary); Murder in the Studio (Vertigo Theatre); Never Ending Story, Matilda the Musical, Curious George the Musical (StoryBook Theatre); Canada the Musical (Carter Ryan Productions). Select directing credits include: Scattered the Musical – Director (SideNote Theatre); The Shift – AD (One Act Play Festival); Junior Claus the Musical – AD (StoryBook Theatre); The French Kiss Off – AD (Confederation Theatre). Huge thank you to Rachel Peake and The Citadel for this opportunity. Thank you to my family for their never-ending support.
Jaelynne is a performer and choreographer who recently graduated from Randolph College for the Performing Arts. She is overjoyed to be making her professional theatre and Citadel debut as part of the creative team of 9 to 5: The Musical! Previous credits include Singin’ in the Rain (Festival Players); Concord Floral, Songs For a New World (RCPA). Jaelynne would like to thank her wonderful family, friends and teachers for their unwavering love and support and a special thanks to Julie Tomaino for her guidance and encouragement. Enjoy the show!
Kenzie Bowes ,
Associate Sound Designer
Kenzie is an aspiring Sound and Lighting Designer. She recently graduated from the University of Alberta with a BFA in Technical Production. Kenzie’s sound credits include She Kills Monsters and Phaedras Love (Studio Theatre). She also did the lighting design for Monolith (Mile Zero Dance); Feed (Deep Sea); DSRIP (Left of Main); East of Berlin (Bleviss Laboratory Theatre); and Welcome to Thebes (Second Playing Space). Thank you to Matthew Skopyk.
Margarita Valderrama (she/her) is a Colombian, Dora Award-nominated actor, writer and filmmaker based in Toronto. Selected acting credits include voicing Lime Chiffon on Strawberry Shortcake: Berry in the Big City, Lia Venegas on Bakugan: Battle Planet, and Hayley Daily on Paw Patrol. Theatre work includes: El Retorno/I Return (Aluna Theatre – Radio Play), Rochdale (SummerWorks), and Meet Cute (Roseneath Theatre). More at www.margaritavalderrama.com
Michelle is the resident stage manager at the Citadel Theatre and feels lucky to be working with the amazing team here for the last 21 seasons. Some of her favourite past Citadel Theatre credits include: Peter Pan Goes Wrong, A Christmas Carol, Every Brilliant Thing, Ring of Fire, Once, Shakespeare in Love, West Side Story, Avenue Q, One Man, Two Guvnors, Spamalot, Private Lives, Beauty and the Beast, A Few Good Men, The Sound of Music, The Rocky Horror Show, August: Osage County, The Forbidden Phoenix, Sweeney Todd, Heaven and Mary’s Wedding: A Métis Love Story.
Assistant Stage Manager
Erin is thrilled to be back at the Citadel after stage managing Bat Boy: The Musical for the Young Musical Company in 2018. Recent work includes Così fan tutte, La Bohéme, Candide, and Count Ory (Edmonton Opera); Exit, Pursued by a Bear and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Globe Theatre Regina); and stage management of Bed and Breakfast (Theatre Network) and The Roommate (Shadow Theatre).
Apprentice Stage Manager
Erin is excited to be working with the team at the Citadel Theatre on this production of 9 to 5: The Musical. She is a graduate of the BFA Technical Theatre, Stage Management program at the University of Alberta, and has a passion for paperwork, events and supporting artists any way she can. Previous Credits include: The Candidate and The Party, The Color Purple (Citadel Theatre); Runcible Riddle, Dead Centre of Town X (Catch the Keys Productions); Cleave (Tiny Bear Jaws); and Blood: A Scientific Romance (The Maggie Tree). Thank You to John Raymond, Bill and Leslie Hayes and Ryan Muller
Jenna is an emerging arts manager in Edmonton. She graduated with a diploma in Arts and Cultural Management at MacEwan University in 2021 and plans to go back for her degree in fall 2022. Jenna has also done several community theatre shows at Stageworks Academy of the Performing Arts Leduc participating as an actor, stagehand and lighting technician. Select credits include Mary Poppins, Mama Mia! and Legally Blonde. She has spent the majority of 2021 and 2022 working as a Production Assistant and Health Captain at the Citadel Theatre.
Meg Walker is a graduate of Victoria School of the Arts, where she developed her passion for theatre and directed the one act play I Am Not Batman for the Playworks Festival. She recently worked on the set of the feature film Before I Changed My Mind as a trainee AD before returning to the theatre as a Production Assistant in the independent, debut production of Michael Mysterious. In 2021 she joined the Citadel team for A Christmas Carol and continues her role as a Production Assistant into the 2022 season. Thank you to Sheiny Satanove, Lianna Makuch, and Patrick Lundeen.