David Hasselhoff will join the cast of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 the Musical at the Savoy Theatre, London playing Franklin Hart Jr from 2 December 2019 to 8 February 2020.
This major casting announcement will see David join Caroline Sheen as Violet, Chelsea Halfpenny as Judy, Natalie McQueen as Doralee and Bonnie Langford as Roz.
Dolly Parton said today ‘I am so pleased that David is joining our show. He will be a terrific addition to an already amazing cast, the audiences are going to love him just as much as I do! Get ready to be Hassled Hoff !’.
David Hasselhoff said today ‘I went to see the show back in June and I thought it was ‘Hofftastic’. That’s when I knew I wanted to be part of it. Franklin Hart Jnr. is going to be a fun part for me to play and I’m looking forward to being back on stage in the UK’.
David Hasselhoff is well known for his TV lead roles as Mitch Buchannon in Baywatch and Michael Knight in Knight Rider. He has appeared on Broadway in Jekyll and Hyde, appeared as Roger De Bries in The Producers in Las Vegas and Billy Flynn in Chicago at the Adelphi Theatre, London.
From 2 December the cast of 9 to 5 the Musical is completed by Victoria Anderson, Alexander Bartles, Simon Campbell, Alexander Day, Rhiane Drummond, Demmileigh Foster, Molly-May Gardiner, Llandyll Gove, Ben Irish, Jenny Legg, Natasha Mould, Sean Needham, Jon Reynolds, James Royden-Lyley, Giles Surridge, Antoine Thomas-Sturge, Sasha Wareham and Emily Woodford.