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Ghost Stories closes 19 June at Duke of York's Theatre
Ghost Stories has posted closing notices for 19 June 2011, at the Duke of York's Theatre. (It was taking bookings to 2 Oct 2011)
A statemant from the PR says, "After a hugely successful year thrilling audiences in its West End home, Ghost Stories has announced it will be closing on the 19th June 2011. The play, which has recently opened in Canada, has enjoyed phenomenal success at The Duke of York's Theatre. The production has scared over 200,000 people in the UK so far and the Producers are planning on bringing its unique sense of scary fun to more audiences across the UK, with plans for a full tour in autumn 2012."
Ghost Stories by Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson, had sold out runs at Liverpool Playhouse (4 to 20 Feb 2010) and Lyric Hammersmith (24 Feb to 17 April 2010), where it received good notices from the popular press: "Ingenious, creepy and horribly enjoyable show." (Telegraph); "I 'enjoyed' every creepy minute." (Independent); "You'll have a scream" (Time Out). "Hugely entertaining and a predominantly fun piece of theatre." (The Stage).
It transferred to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre opening 13 July 2010, following previews from 25 June 2010.
It is directed by Andy Nyman, Jeremy Dyson & Sean Holmes, designed by Jon Bausor, lighting by James Farncombe.
Produced in the West End by the Lyric Hammersmith and Phil McIntyre Entertainments.
Three men gather, each with an uncanny tale to tell: their chilling stories will bleed off the stage and into your dreams.