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Patricia Resnick

 
Date Of Birth:
February 09, 1953 (69)
Birth Place:
Miami, FL
Bio:
Ms. Resnick has enjoyed a successful and varied career in film, television and theatre. She wrote the original screenplay for the film 9 to 5, a comedy classic. Under the tutelage of her mentor Robert Altman, she co-authored A Wedding (British Academy Award and Writer's Guild nominations) and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 09, 1953 (69)

Birth Place: Miami, FL

Bio:
Ms. Resnick has enjoyed a successful and varied career in film, television and theatre. She wrote the original screenplay for the film 9 to 5, a comedy classic. Under the tutelage of her mentor Robert Altman, she co-authored A Wedding (British Academy Award and Writer's Guild nominations) and ... (read complete bio)

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Patricia Resnick Biography

Ms. Resnick has enjoyed a successful and varied career in film, television and theatre. She wrote the original screenplay for the film 9 to 5, a comedy classic. Under the tutelage of her mentor Robert Altman, she co-authored A Wedding (British Academy Award and Writer's Guild nominations) and Quintet, starring Paul Newman. Other films include Maxie (Glenn Close) and Straight Talk, which reunited her with Dolly Parton. She has written numerous pilots and films for television, most recently The Battle of Mary Kay starring Shirley MacLaine and Parker Posey who both gave Golden Globe-nominated performances. She wrote (Cable Ace Award) and directed (Ace nomination) a short film, Grandpa's Funeral. She is currently executive producer and head writer of a 26-episode series based on Caldecott Honor's children's book "Olivia" for the Nick Jr. network, to air in 2009. Her theatre work includes sketches for Lily Tomlin's first one-woman Broadway show, Appearing Nightly, and a stage musical adaptation of her own PBS movie, Ladies in Waiting, which originated at the Woodstock (Illinois) Summer Playhouse and later moved to the Lyric Opera House in Chicago. Ms. Resnick resides in Los Angeles with her two children, three dogs, two cats, some fish and any strays who happen to wander in.

Patricia Resnick Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Patricia Resnick, 9 to 5

Patricia Resnick News

The Community Players Present 9 TO 5: The Musical Next Month Photo The Community Players Present 9 TO 5: The Musical Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022

Rhode Island's oldest community theater, The Community Players, currently celebrating their 101st season, is proud to present Dolly Parton's smash hit 9 to 5: The Musical from December 2 ‚Äď 11, 2022.

Photos: First Look at Kentwood Players' 9 TO 5 Photo Photos: First Look at Kentwood Players' 9 TO 5
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2022

Kentwood Players presents 9 TO 5 the Musical with Book by Patricia Resnick, Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton, opening just in time to welcome the holiday season on Friday, November 11 through Saturday, December 10, 2022 on Friday/Saturday at 8pm, Saturday/Sunday at 2pm at the Westchester Playhouse.

Review: 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre Photo Review: 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - Oct 14, 2022

This is a fun, lively, funny production that really needs no introduction.

Kentwood Players Presents 9 TO 5 Beginning Next Month Photo Kentwood Players Presents 9 TO 5 Beginning Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022

Kentwood Players presents 9 TO 5 the Musical with Book by Patricia Resnick, Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton, opening just in time to welcome the holiday season on Friday, November 11 through Saturday, December 10, 2022 on Friday/Saturday at 8pm, Saturday/Sunday at 2pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

9 TO 5 Opens In Adelaide This Weekend Photo 9 TO 5 Opens In Adelaide This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

After wildly successful seasons in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, the Australian premiere of Dolly Parton's smash-hit West End musical, 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, arrives in Adelaide this weekend. Internationally acclaimed and loved by audiences and critics alike, 9 TO 5 plays at the Festival Theatre for four weeks only from Saturday 8 October until 5 November.

Musical Theatre West Announces 2023 Season Featuring THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE WIZARD O Photo Musical Theatre West Announces 2023 Season Featuring THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE WIZARD OF OZ & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

Long Beach’s Musical Theatre West has announced its production lineup for the upcoming 2023 season. Promising to be one of its most exciting seasons to date, MTW’s 2023 season offers an outstanding collection of beloved classics from the screen, brought to life on stage.

9 TO 5 Adds New Performances in Adelaide, On Sale This Week Photo 9 TO 5 Adds New Performances in Adelaide, On Sale This Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

Due to popular demand, tickets for additional performances of Dolly Parton's smash-hit West End musical, 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, at the Festival Theatre, Adelaide, go on sale this week.

Three Plays, A Musical, And A New Works Festival To Be Presented In The CATCO 2022-20 Photo Three Plays, A Musical, And A New Works Festival To Be Presented In The CATCO 2022-2023 Season
by Grace Cutler - Jul 30, 2022

Three Plays, A Musical, And A New Works Festival To Be Presented In The CATCO 2022-2023 Season

New Tickets On Sale This Week For Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 in Adelaide Photo New Tickets On Sale This Week For Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 in Adelaide
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

New tickets for Dolly Parton's smash-hit West End musical, 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, in Adelaide go on sale this week for performances up to 30 October at Adelaide Festival Centre's Festival Theatre.

Melbourne Premiere of 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL to Open This Weekend Photo Melbourne Premiere of 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL to Open This Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

After wildly successful seasons in Sydney and Brisbane, Dolly Parton’s smash-hit West End musical, 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, arrives in Melbourne this weekend on Sunday 10 July. 9 TO 5 plays at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne until 18 September.

Patricia Resnick Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, April 30- Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Punches In for its Broadway Run! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, April 30- Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Punches In for its Broadway Run!

by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2018

On this day in 2009, Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 officially punched the Broadway time clock on its opening night at the Marriott Marquis.

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: 9 TO 5 Highlights, Now Playing at The Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2013

One of the most hotly anticipated new musicals from Broadway, 9 to 5, The Musical has come to the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire. The productino, which began performances on August 14, has an opening night of August 21, and will run through October 13. Based on the smash 1980 film, 9 to 5, The Musical is the hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the rolodex era. The musical features the blockbuster title song plus a jubilant Tony Award-nominated score by multi Grammy Award-winner Dolly Parton and a book by original screenwriter Patricia Resnick, The Marriott Theatre production will be directed by 11 time Jeff Award-winner David H. Bell with choreography by Matt Raftery. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at George Dvorsky, Dee Hoty and More in NSMT's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL - Video Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2012

The award-winning North Shore Theatre (NSMT) presents 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, now running through October 7 at the North Shore Music Theatre. BroadwayWorld has first look at video highlights below!

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.

STAGE TUBE: Highlights - Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit Playhouse's 9 TO 5
by Stage Tube - Aug 31, 2012

Two-time Emmy Award-winner Sally Struthers returns to the Ogunquit Playhouse for the premiere of Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 the Musical, now through September 15. Check out footage of her and the rest of the cast onstage in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: 9 TO 5 Tour's Diana DeGarmo on Good Morning Texas!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2011

This new musical comedy, direct from Broadway, is based on the hit movie and features Dolly Parton's original hit title song along with her new Tony Award¬ģ and Grammy-nominated score. The book is by Patricia Resnick (co-writer of the original screenplay). The touring production will be directed and choreographed by Tony nominated, Jeff Calhoun. Diana DeGarmo stars as Doralee, and recently performed on Good Morning Texas. View her performance below!


Patricia Resnick Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Patricia Resnick written?
Patricia Resnick has written 2 shows including Ladies in Waiting (Bookwriter), 9 to 5: The Musical (Bookwriter).

What awards has Patricia Resnick been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 9 to 5 .