Dolly Parton’s Life Becoming Broadway Musical

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Amanda Nowitz

Country superstar Dolly Parton’s life is now being made into a Broadway musical. The seventy-eight-year-old has lived a thousand lifetimes and excels at all she takes on. So, what will this musical cover as in where will it begin and end? Keep reading for more details.

Dolly Parton’s Life Becoming Broadway Musical

It has been an amazing journey for Dolly Parton. Not only is she an amazing singer who has spanned the genres from country to recently rock. Yet, she is also an actress known for her work in 9 to 5, Steel Magnolias, and Straight Talk. Plus, she has her own theme Park, Dollywood, and line of baking goods from Duncan Hines. Finally, she is one of the most charitable celebrities, constantly donating money to charity. Dolly is also adamant that children have access to books and reading. Therefore, she has a program to enable all kids in need to get the reading materials they deserve. She is someone to be admired and to emulate when it comes to role models.

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At the same time, she and her husband, Carl Dean have been married nearly sixty years and have found the secret to their success. Now, after all of this time, Dolly will have a Broadway musical made about her life. According to Deadline, Hello, I’m Dolly is set to open in 2026. More so, Dolly will be heavily involved as she will write the music, be a co-writer on the book, and lastly, be a producer. Per Dolly’s statement:

“Hello, I’m Dolly, and I lived my whole life to see this show on stage. I’ve written many original songs for the show and included all your favorites in it as well. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll clap, you’ll stomp, it truly is a Grand Ol’ Opera. Pun and fun intended. Don’t miss it!”

The title was inspired by her first studio album released in 1967 and Adam Speers will produce the musical alongside Parton. Adam seems over the moon thrilled about bringing Hello, I’m Dolly to life:

“I first had the pleasure of working with Dolly Parton in 2019 when she trusted us to develop a new version of her musical 9 to 5 for London’s West End. I had always heard she wanted to do a musical based on her life, so when she asked if I would be interested in producing it, I was bowled over. As the world knows, Dolly is a magical blend of talent, hard work, intelligence, charm, wit, and a gigantically big heart. I’m thrilled we’re going to bring her inspiring story to Broadway.”


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He seems so ready for fans to fall even more in love with Dolly than they already are. As of now, no cast members have been named but that will likely happen as soon as they have more details hashed out. Until then, Dolly also has another project in the works.

New Dolly Music

Dolly Parton’s niece, Jada, who appeared in the last season of Claim T0 Fame, shared that her aunt is getting ready to do a family album. It will be based on Dolly’s life but will include a plethora of her family members singing along on the album. This is a true labor of love and a family affair. Then, she will have an album from her Broadway show so there is plenty of Dolly music to look forward to. It may be surprising that this has taken so long but fans are ready:

  • Ive never cared about Broadway until this very moment
  • The music is going to be phenomenal. Break a leg!! 🫶

Are you excited about the Dolly musical? More so, will you be in attendance? Let us know in the comments below.

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