Ghost The Musical opens in West End summer of 2011!
Ghost the Musical, is now confirmed to open at the Opera House, Manchester, in north England (28 March – 14 May 2011), prior to a West End run in Summer 2011. Casting and further details for the West End run will be announced shortly.
Directed by Matthew Warchus, the show has music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard. Bruce Joel Rubin will adapt his original screen play for the stage and write lyrics. Set and costumes designs are by Rob Howell, musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions are by Paul Kieve, with lighting by Hugh Vanstone and sound by Simon Baker.
A timeless fantasy about the power of love, Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next trying to communicate with his girlfriend Molly through a phoney psychic in the hope of saving her from his murderer. Ghost, based on the Oscar winning Paramount pictures film, will feature new music and lyrics as well as the classic Unchained Melody.