Hayes Theatre Co

A home for Music Theatre and Cabaret in Sydney.

Hayes Theatre Co

Half Time

Book by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin. Music by Matthew Sklar. Lyrics by Nell Benjamin. Additional Music by Marvin Hamlisch. Based on the motion picture Gotta Dance, directed, written and produced by Dori Bernstein.

Performance and Booking Details

Date

Performances from 1 April - 2 May 2021

Performances

  • Tues - Sat 7:30 pm
  • Sun 5:00 pm
  • Wed & Sat 2:00 pm

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours 20 minutes - including interval

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Presented by Nineteen 98 Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co

Starring Zoe Carides, Gabrielle Chan, Dolores Dunbar, Deni Gordon, Jaime Hadwen, Chaska Halliday, Nancye Hayes, Stefanie Jones, Donna Lee, Joy Miller, Coby Njoroge, Wendy-Lee Purdy, Eric Rasmussen, Monica Sayers & Tom Sharah

Director Helen Dallimore 
Choreographer Madison Lee 
Musical Director Jessica Manning
Assistant Musical Director Dylan Pollard
Set Designer Kate Beere
Lighting Designer Tim Bonser
Video Designer Aron Murray
Costume Designer Aleisa Jelbart
Sound Designer Prudence Holloway 
Stage Manager Olivia Sellers
Assistant Stage Manager Ryan Cuskelly
Production Manager Brooke Verburg

One remarkable dance team. One big chance. One small twist… You’ve got to be over 60!

The incredible true story of ten ordinary seniors with extraordinary dreams who audition to dance at halftime for a major basketball team. Only after making the cut do they learn they won’t be dancing tap, salsa, or swing–instead, they will bring down the house with a style that is entirely new to them: hip-hop. Take the uplifting journey with these dreamers–and the young coaches who inspire them along the way–as they battle self-doubt, stereotypes, and even each other for a chance to bust a move at center court in front of the 20,000 screaming fans. Together they remind us that in life, when the odds are stacked against you and the challenges seem too great to overcome, it’s not the end of the game–it’s Half Time.