The musical Half Time, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell, officially opened June 12 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. The show tells the story of professional basketball’s first-ever aged 60-and-older dance team. It originally had a 2015 world premiere in Chicago under the title Gotta Dance (the same name of its inspiration, a 2008 documentary). Performances will continue through July 1.
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The cast also features Haven Burton, Lori Tan Chinn, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Nancy Ticotin, Madeleine Doherty, Tracy Jai Edwards, Mary Claire King, Lenora Nemetz, Kay Walbye, Alexander Aguilar, Ken Ard, Sydni Beaudoin, Tami Dahbura, Paula DeLuise, Gabriela Garcia, Talya Groves, Kathryn Kendall, Valton Jackson, Summerisa Bell Stevens, Garrett Turner, and Gayle Turner.
The creative team also includes Tony Award-winning scenic designer David Rockwell, Tony Award-winning costume designer Gregg Barnes, Tony Award-winning lighting designer Kenneth Posner, co-choreographer Nick Kenkel, four-time Tony-nominated sound designer Peter Hylenski, projection designer Jason Lee Courson, Drama Desk-nominated hair and wig designer Josh Marquette, Tony Award-winning orchestrator Larry Hochman, and musical director Charlie Alterman, with casting by Telsey + Company.
For tickets, visit PaperMill.org.