In a programme interview, Patricia Resnick – writer of both the original 1980 film and this 2008 musical adaptation – notes that Jane Fonda wanted to convey a political message about workplace sexism, but realised couching it in comedy would make it more palatable. Like composer Dolly Parton herself, who appears on video to top and tail the stage show, it’s a considered combination of sugar and steel.
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- @FayebellineW Absolutely - it’s a gorgeous use of the Olivier, and great ensemble storytelling 3 days ago