Louise Redknapp and Amber Davies have been confirmed to star in 9 to 5 The Musical, which comes to Manchester’s Palace Theatre in September. Louise Redknapp will star as Violet Newstead with Amber Davies performing the role of Judy Bernly when the smash hit musical hits Manchester.
Louise Redknapp is currently playing the role of Violet Newstead in the West End production of the show. She most recently starred as Sally Bowles in the national tour of Cabaret and in 2016 she reached the final of Strictly Come Dancing. As a musician Louise has sold millions of records. She was a member of the band Eternal before embarking on a highly successful solo career, with her first live shows in 15 years selling out all over the UK.
Amber Davies is currently playing the role of Judy Bernly in the West End production of the show. She graduated in 2016 with a Diploma in Musical Theatre from the Urdang Academy. Her credits whilst training include Bring It On, My Favourite Year and Memphis.
9 to 5 The Musical is written has been written by Patricia Resnick, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. It tells the story of Doralee, Violet and Judy – three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Concocting a plan to kidnap and turn the tables on their despicable supervisor, will the women manage to reform their office – or will events unravel when the CEO pays an unexpected visit?
When does 9 to 5 The Musical run at Manchester’s Palace Theatre?
9 to 5 The Musical runs at the Palace Theatre Manchester from 17 to 21 September 2019.
image of Louise Redknapp courtesy Simon Turtle
image of Amber Davies courtesy Pamela Raith