January 10th, 2012
02:55 PM ET
Dolly Parton's hoping to make a "Joyful Noise" on Broadway one of these days with a musical about her life.
She tells CNN that she's currently working to make that happen - and she already has an idea on who could play her on the Great White Way.
"I'm working on a musical about my life and I would love for it to get to Broadway," Parton, 65, told CNN. "It's certain to get on stage somewhere. I thought it would be a great way to tell my life story because you can get so many more things in a song. You can tell so many more stories [that way] than [with] just dialogue."
The country legend says there are a lot of people who could portray her in the musical, but there are nonetheless some key requirements.
"I think on stage you've got to have a great voice and someone who's great on stage," Parton said. "I think Kristin Chenoweth is spectacular. 'Cause she's little and she's short."
To accommodate for Parton's infamous bosom, "We could just pad her up a little bit up top," the singer says. "But she'd be great at it."
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