Ghost the Musical is set to materialize on Broadway this spring. April 23, 2012 will mark the official opening for the musical at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The musical is currently running at London’s Piccadilly Theatre. Original London cast members Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy will re-create their roles as Sam and Molly in the Broadway production of Ghost The Musical.
Ghost is the story of a young couple, Sam and Molly. While walking to their New York apartment one night they get mugged and Sam is murdered. Sam becomes trapped in this world as a Ghost and finds out that Molly is in danger. With the help of Oda Mae Brown, a storefront psychic, Sam attempts to communicate with Molly in the hope of saving her.
The musical is directed by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage). Joel Rubin, an Oscar-winning screenwriter, adapted his original screenplay for the musical, which has music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Dave Stewart (of the Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard. Joel Rubin also contributed to the lyrics. The score includes the Righteous Brothers’ “Unchained Melody,” which was the love theme of the movie.
The original film starred the late Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. Whoopi Goldberg earned the Academy Award for her portrayal of psychic Oda Mae Brown. “Ghost” also earned the Oscar for Best Screenplay.
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