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Fed up with their boss Franklin Hart Jr. (Tom Feehan), office workers Doralee Rhodes (Therese Thompson, left), Violet Newstead (Terese Bjornstad) and Judy Bernly (Anna Ostendorf) tie him up and take control in a scene from "9 to 5: The Musical."

Phoenix Theatre's '9 to 5: The Musical' is funny, edgy

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Phoenix Theatre's summer show, "9 to 5: The Musical," has the look of the 1980s, but the sound is "solid Broadway," according to Director Sean Dowse.

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And the mood?

"Very humorous and tuneful," Dowse said.

It's also "very edgy," according to Tom Feehan, who is cast as Franklin Hart Jr., the arrogant boss who makes life miserable for the women who work for him in a corporate office.

"Sexual harassment was sort of a new thing in 1979," Feehan pointed out.

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