When Dolly Parton opened 9 to 5: The Musical on Broadway in 2009, it didn’t explode anybody’s world. Critics described it as overblown, dated and a little too comfortable making raunchy jokes while decrying the sexism of bygone days. At best, it was a nostalgic crowd pleaser: a quaint musical revamp of Colin Higgins’ 1980 comedy, which highlighted such antiquated concerns as labor rights, sexual harassment and the challenges faced by working parents. Not exactly the sorts of issues anyone worried about in the 21st century. Oh, and it was produced and funded by disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
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