Sally Struthers Returns to Ogunquit Playhouse's 9 TO 5 One Day After DUI Arrest

September 14
7:24 PM 2012


According to People, Sally Struthers, star of the currently running 9 to 5: The Musical at Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse, returned for two shows this Thursday, September 13, just a day after being arrested for driving under the influence.

Read the original report here, plus BroadwayWorld's previous coverage here.

People writes that according to Ogunquit's Director of Marketing Cheryl Farley, Struthers has not missed a single performance during the run. She plays Roz in the Dolly Parton musical adaptation.

Struthers was released from jail on a $160 cash bail and will appear in court on December 15.

Best known for her roles on “All In The Family” and “Gilmore Girls," Struthers won the Ovation Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her previous appearance on the Cabrillo stage, as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella. She is also a two-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner for her performance in "All in the Family." She starred in her own CBS series, "Gloria," a spin off from “Archie Bunker's Place.” Her recurring roles include the CBS comedy, "Still Standing." Sally co-starred in two famous motion pictures in the 70's: "Five Easy Pieces," with Jack Nicholson and, "The Getaway," with Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw.

Sally's first two Broadway forays were in Wally's Café with Rita Moreno and Jimmy Coco and in Neil Simon's female version of The Odd Couple with Brenda Vaccaro. For three years she starred as Miss Mamie Lynch on Broadway and on tour in the Tommy Tune production of Grease. Sally previously played Miss Hannigan in the 20th Anniversary National Tour of Annie. Sally was named Best Actress by the Los Angeles Artistic Director Theatre Awards for her role as Louise Seger in the musical, Always, Patsy Cline, a true story based on the relationship between Seger and Cline. She also won the 2003 Ovation Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Agnes Gooch in the Los Angeles production of Mame.

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