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HAROLD AND MAUDE Comes to the Lonny Chapman Theatre in February Photo HAROLD AND MAUDE Comes to the Lonny Chapman Theatre in February
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2023

The Group Rep will present the stage adaptation of Colin Higgins’ cult-classic film HAROLD AND MAUDE, directed by Larry Eisenberg, produced by Lloyd Pedersen for the Group Rep.  The play runs February 10 through March 19 on the Main Stage of the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, CA.

HAROLD & MAUDE, THE MUSICAL Comes to Birmingham Village Players Photo HAROLD & MAUDE, THE MUSICAL Comes to Birmingham Village Players
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2022

The Birmingham Village Players (BVP) 100th season continues with the community theatre debut of Harold & Maude, The Musical. This musical introduces Harold, a death-obsessed young man, to Maude, a life-affirming octogenarian. 

Birmingham Village Players Receives A $21K Grant From the Michigan Arts and Culture  Photo Birmingham Village Players Receives A $21K Grant From the Michigan Arts and Culture Council 
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2022

Birmingham Village Players (BVP) has been awarded a grant of $21,000 from the State of Michigan Arts and Culture Council (MACC).

The Group Rep Announces 50th Anniversary Season Featuring THE MOUSETRAP, HAROLD AND M Photo The Group Rep Announces 50th Anniversary Season Featuring THE MOUSETRAP, HAROLD AND MAUDE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

Group Rep Theatre Company has announced their 50th Anniversary Season which will run October 6, 2022 through September 17, 2023. This new season will start in the fall, opening on October 6th, 70th Anniversary of the Agatha Christie classic The Mousetrap, directed by the award-winning Jules Aaron, running October 6 - November 13, 2022.

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

Los Altos Stage Company Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Los Altos Stage Company Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Los Altos Stage Company has announced its 2022-2023 (28th) Season of plays and musicals, continuing its tradition of presenting bold, entertaining, and thought-provoking theatre.

BWW REVIEW: Given The Musical Theatre Treatment, Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Remains The Fe Photo BWW REVIEW: Given The Musical Theatre Treatment, Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Remains The Feel Good Female Empowerment Story With A Stellar Australian Cast
by Jade Kops - Feb 26, 2022

Dolly Parton (Music and Lyrics) and Patricia Resnick’s (Book) musical adaptation of Resnick and Colin Higgins 1980’s ‘labour film’ 9 TO 5 bursts onto the Sydney stage with a fabulous and fun celebration of female empowerment. 

HAROLD AND MAUDE 50th Anniversary Soundtrack Out Today Photo HAROLD AND MAUDE 50th Anniversary Soundtrack Out Today
by Michael Major - Feb 11, 2022

Fifty years since its release, the original motion picture soundtrack for Hal Ashby’s 1971 classic cult film “Harold and Maude,” made up exclusively of songs by Cat Stevens, is now available in new 180g 1LP / 1CD / Digital release formats. The new edition of the soundtrack combines Cat Stevens’ nine original songs and dialogue from the film.

BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL Photo BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Kare - Oct 13, 2021

Based on Colin Higgins' 1980 Academy Award nominated film of the same name, 9 to 5 follows three female coworkers in the late 1970s. Pushed to the boiling point, they team up to concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy, and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy - giving their boss the boot! While Franklin Hart remains 'otherwise engaged,' the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down.

BWW Review: 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL is a 10! at The STAGE Theater Photo BWW Review: 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL is a 10! at The STAGE Theater
by Christine Swerczek - Mar 7, 2020

Hickman, Nebraska has a local treasure: The STAGE Theater. And right now you can catch the Twentieth Century Fox film turned stage musical by Patricia Resnick and Colin Higgins (book) and Dolly Parton (music and lyrics), 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL through March 15.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 9/6/15- 9 TO 5
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2015

Today in 2009, 9 to 5 closed at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 148 performances. 9 to 5 is a stage musical with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and a book by Patricia Resnick, based on the 1980 movie Nine to Five. Resnick had co-written the screenplay with Colin Higgins, the director of the film, in which Parton had her first screen role. The musical premiered at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in September 2008 and opened on Broadway on April 30, 2009. It was nominated for 15 Drama Desk Awards, the most received by a production in a single year. It was also nominated for four Tony Awards.

VIDEO: Country Music Star Dolly Parton Makes Little Boy's Wish Come True
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 24, 2015

In the video below, country superstar Dolly Parton makes a little boy with Down Syndrome's wish come true

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/6- 9 TO 5
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2014

Today in 2009, 9 to 5 closed at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 148 performances. 9 to 5 is a stage musical with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and a book by Patricia Resnick, based on the 1980 movie Nine to Five. Resnick had co-written the screenplay with Colin Higgins, the director of the film, in which Parton had her first screen role. The musical premiered at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in September 2008 and opened on Broadway on April 30, 2009. It was nominated for 15 Drama Desk Awards, the most received by a production in a single year. It was also nominated for four Tony Awards.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/6- 9 TO 5
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2013

Today in 2009, 9 to 5 closed at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 148 performances. 9 to 5 is a stage musical with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and a book by Patricia Resnick, based on the 1980 movie Nine to Five. Resnick had co-written the screenplay with Colin Higgins, the director of the film, in which Parton had her first screen role. The musical premiered at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in September 2008 and opened on Broadway on April 30, 2009. It was nominated for 15 Drama Desk Awards, the most received by a production in a single year. It was also nominated for four Tony Awards.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/6- 9 TO 5
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2012

Today in 2009, 9 to 5 closed at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 148 performances. 9 to 5 is a stage musical with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and a book by Patricia Resnick, based on the 1980 movie Nine to Five. Resnick had co-written the screenplay with Colin Higgins, the director of the film, in which Parton had her first screen role. The musical premiered at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in September 2008 and opened on Broadway on April 30, 2009. It was nominated for 15 Drama Desk Awards, the most received by a production in a single year. It was also nominated for four Tony Awards.


Colin Higgins Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Colin Higgins written?
Colin Higgins has written 2 shows including Harold and Maude (Playwright), 9 to 5: The Musical (Source Material).