Sean Hayes to Star in Film Adaptation of 6 DANCE LESSONS IN 6 WEEKS
After yesterday's news that his pilot had been picked up by NBC, Deadline reports that Sean Hayes has signed a deal to star in the upcoming adaptation of 6 DANCE LESSONS IN 6 WEEKS. Based upon Richard Alfieri's Broadway play, Hayes will appear alongside Gena Rowlands.
The film, directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman, and written by Alfieri, follows an elderly woman (Rowlands) who hires a much younger - and much more energetic - dance instructor (Hayes) to give her one-on-one lessons for six weeks. Throughout the weeks and lessons , they develop an intimate friendship, putting aside their differences, and opening up to each other.
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6 DANCE LESSONS IN 6 WEEKS opened on Broadway in 2003, and has since Gone on to become a regional and international hit with audiences.Kristin Chenoweth, and the Encores! concert production of Damn Yankees in 2008.
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