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TO PLAY FINAL BROADWAY PERFORMANCE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 AT 8PM
AFTER 39 PREVIEWS AND 136 REGULAR PERFORMANCES
AT THE LUNT-FONTANNE THEATRE

U.S. NATIONAL TOUR TO LAUNCH FALL 2013
PRODUCTIONS TO OPEN IN KOREA, GERMANY,
 SWEDEN, HUNGARY, JAPAN, CHINA AND AUSTRALIA
WITH MORE INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIONS IN DEVELOPMENT

July 24, 2012 – The producers of Ghost The Musical announced today that the show will play its final performance on Broadway on Saturday, August 18th at 8pm after 39 previews and 136 regular performances.  Ghost The Musical opened on April 23, 2012 at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), having begun previews on March 15th. 

UNPRECEDENTED INTERACTIVE STUDY GUIDE RELEASED FOR
BROADWAY’S NEWEST SMASH HIT

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NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL WITH AN ORIGINAL SCORE
OPENING TONIGHT, MONDAY, APRIL 23rd
AT THE LUNT-FONTANNE THEATER
OFFERS FREE GROUNDBREAKING STUDY GUIDE

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(New York, NY – April 23, 2012)  Ghost The Musical announced today that a revolutionary interactive study guide has been created to assist educators in meeting Core Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical subjects as set forth by the Common Core State Standards Initiative.  Envisioned by writer/educator Paul Mroczka, theater professor at Plymouth State University, and All Tickets Inc., the study guide harnesses the power of interactive learning, the digital age, and includes unprecedented access to the original creators of a Broadway musical.  Through embedded links educators will have the capability to introduce video clips, websites and production photos into their lessons.  Video content ranges from what the Oscar-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin learned while adapting his original story for the stage, to how music decisions were made by Grammy Award winning songwriters Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard.

$25 TICKET LOTTERY ANNOUNCED
BEGINNING MARCH 15TH FOR
BROADWAY’S NEWEST SMASH HIT

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NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL WITH AN ORIGINAL SCORE
BEGINS PERFORMANCES THIS THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
OPENING NIGHT IS APRIL 23, 2012
AT THE LUNT-FONTANNE THEATRE

Get Ghost the Musical Tickets
Get the Original London Recording of Ghost - The Musical on iTunes

(New York, NY – March 12, 2012)  Ghost The Musical announced today that a limited number of $25 tickets in the first and second rows of the Orchestra will be available through a lottery drawing for each performance beginning with the first preview on Thursday, March 15th.  The lottery will open two and a half hours prior to each performance.  The drawing will take place two hours prior to curtain giving all participants 30 minutes to enter the lottery.  There is a limit of one entry per person, and two tickets per winner.  Ghost The Musical lottery winners must be present at the time of the drawing and valid identification must be shown to purchase tickets.  Only cash will be accepted to purchase lottery tickets.  All winning entries will be checked for duplication and disqualified if more than one entry was submitted.  Lottery tickets are subject to availability and will not be available on Ghost The Musical’sOpening Night, April 23, 2012.

FIRST PERFORMANCE FOR NEW WEST END CAST
G H O S T   T H E   M U S I C A L

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Today (13 January 2012) Siobhan Dillon and Mark Evans join the cast of Ghost The Musical to play Molly and Sam in Matthew Warchus’ stage musical version of the Academy Award® winning film. Ghost The Musical opened at the Piccadilly Theatre in the West End in June last year where it has subsequently been playing to packed houses.   Siobhan Dillon and Mark Evans join Sharon D Clarke as Oda Mae Brown and Andrew Langtree as Carl who continue in the roles they originated on stage when the production premiered.  Matthew Warchus’ stage production based on the Oscar® winning film is currently booking in at the Piccadilly Theatre in the West End to October 2012.

G H O S T   T H E   M U S I C A L
PICCADILLY THEATRE, LONDON, 11 JANUARY 2012
WEST END AND BROADWAY CASTS MEET

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Ahead of the Broadway transfer of Ghost The Musicaland as they depart for New York,  Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy hand over the leading roles of Sam and Molly to Mark Evans and Siobhan Dillon who join the West End cast this Friday 13 January 2012.

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(New York, NY – January 4, 2012)   On Thursday, January 19th, Ghost the Musical will host The Ghost Light Sessions Live, a special sneak peek presentation at the historic Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.  We will snuff out the ghost light, which is traditionally left on stage when the theatre is empty to ward off the ghosts of past productions, and welcome this extraordinary new musical to Broadway.  

BELIEVE …

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THE NEWEST SMASH HIT MUSICAL IN

LONDON’S WEST END WILL PLAY

BROADWAY’S LUNT-FONTANNE THEATER

NEW MUSICAL WITH AN ORIGINAL SCORE

BEGINS PERFORMANCES IN MARCH

OPENING NIGHT IS APRIL 23, 2012

Book/Lyrics by Academy Award® Winner

BRUCE JOEL RUBIN,

Music/Lyrics by Grammy Award® & Golden Globe® Winner
DAVE STEWART (Eurythmics) &
Music/Lyrics by Six-Time Grammy Award® Winner
GLEN BALLARD

Directed by Tony Award® Winner
MATTHEW WARCHUS

Get Ghost the Musical Tickets

(New York, NY – September 29, 2011)  Ghost The Musical, the newest smash hit musical in London’s West End, will open on Broadway on Monday, April 23, 2012 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater (205 West 46th Street).  Preview performances will begin in March. 

This new musical is directed by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage, The Norman Conquests, Boeing-Boeing) and choreographed by Ashley Wallen (The X Factor, Kylie Minogue).   Ghost The Musical  is created by a team of Grammy and Academy Award winners, and features a brand new, original score by Dave Stewart (half of the multi-Grammy Award winning Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (Michael Jackson's Man In The Mirror, Alanis Morisette’s Jagged Little Pill). Bruce Joel Rubin (Ghost, Jacob’s Ladder, The Time Traveler’s Wife) has adapted his Academy Award winning original screenplay for the stage.  The score includes the iconic song “Unchained Melody,” famously performed in the film by The Righteous Brothers.  Broadway casting will be announced at a later date.  Ticket information, including on sale date and point of purchase, will be announced shortly.

Ghost The Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Walking back to their apartment one night, Sam and Molly are mugged, leaving Sam murdered on a dark street. Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next and unable to leave Molly, who he learns is in grave danger. With the help of a phony storefront psychic, Oda Mae Brown, Sam tries to communicate with Molly in the hope of saving and protecting her.

Set and costume designs are by Rob Howell, with musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions by Paul Kieve, lighting design by Hugh Vanstone, sound design by Bobby Aitken, and projection design by Jon Driscoll.

Ghost The Musicalwill be produced on Broadway by Colin Ingram Productions Limited and Hello Entertainment/David Garfinkle,Adam Silberman, Land Line Productions, Donovan Mannato, Michael Edwards & Carole Winter in association with Paramount Pictures Corporation and ATG/Robert G. Bartner.

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film in 1990, Ghost became a blockbuster hit and an instant classic, winning numerous awards worldwide. The film starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg and was directed by Jerry Zucker. Bruce Joel Rubin’s script won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Whoopi Goldberg won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of psychic Oda Mae Brown.

Prior to its West End run, Ghost The Musical played a seven-week, critically-acclaimed engagement at the Opera House in Manchester, England from March 28 through May 14, 2011.

 Ghost opened in London’s West End at the Piccadilly Theatre on July 19, 2011 and has moved audiences to cheers and tears nightly ever since.  Here’s what the critics said:

 “****

Daily Express, Metro, The London Times, Time Out, Daily Telegraph,

Bloomberg News, The Sun, OK! Magazine

“A dazzling display of undying love – resistance is futile!”

- The Times of London

“Magical!  Ghost looks set to keep audiences laughing,
gasping and holding back tears for a long time to come.”

- Daily Telegraph

“A new West End hit has landed.  Gleaming stage-craft, 
full-throttle heartache and beguiling special effects."

- Time Out

 “Gasp-inducing ingenuity and technical wizardry make
Ghost The Musical an unearthly hit!”

- Evening Standard

“Genuinely moving, brilliantly funny!”

- Sunday Telegraph

“Simply out of this world!”

- The Sun

“Genuine theatrical magic!”

- Front Row, BBC Radio 4

“A production of spectacular visual dynamism!”

- Independent

“A visual sensation that thrills, amazes and pulls at the heart strings.
Ghost should run for years and years to come!”

- OK! Magazine

To watch the celebrated London cast in a
recording session at historic Abbey Road
PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK

To download the Abbey Road recording session
PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK 

To watch the official trailer

PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK

To learn and see more of the West End production,
as well as sign up for email alerts about the Broadway production, visit

www.GhostTheMusical.com  

London Cast Recording Currently Available on iTunes

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G H O S T   T H E   M U S I C A L

TO OPEN ON BROADWAY SPRING 2012

Get Ghost the Musical Tickets in London
Get Ghost the Musical Tickets in New York

Following the success of its London opening, a New York production of Ghost The Musical is to open on Broadway in April 2012 at a Nederlander Theatre to be announced, with previews beginning in March.   Casting for the Broadway production will be announced at a later date.  Matthew Warchus’ stage productionbased on the Oscar® winning film has recently extended booking in London to October 2012 with the release of over 350,000 tickets at the Piccadilly Theatre.

 

Ghost the Musical has a new original score by Grammy Award winners Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, as well as featuring the iconic song Unchained Melody.  Bruce Joel Rubin has adapted his Academy Award winning original screenplay for the stage.  Set and costume designs are by Rob Howell, choreography is by Ashley Wallen with musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions by Paul Kieve, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and projection design by Jon Driscoll.

A timeless story 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.

Since its opening earlier this year, over 275,000 people have now seen Ghost The Musical including, most recently, Peter Andre, Judi Dench, JLS, Leona Lewis, Brian May, Kylie Minogue, The Saturdays and Will Young.

Ghost, the highest grossing film in the UK in 1990, starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg and was directed by Jerry Zucker. Winning two Academy Awards®, Bruce Joel Rubin's script won the Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay and Whoopi Goldberg won the Oscar® for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.  The film's iconic love scene at a potter's wheel was famously performed to The Righteous Brothers’ Unchained Melody.

LISTINGS INFORMATION 

Dates                                        currently booking until 13 October 2012
Address                                      Piccadilly Theatre, Denman Street, London W1D 7DY
Performance schedule                   Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm, Thursday & Saturday matinees at 2.30pm
Extra matinee on Tuesday 25 October 2011 at 2.30pm 
Extra Valentine’s Day 2011, Christmas 2011 & Olympic 2012 performances to be confirmed  
Get Ghost the Musical Tickets in London
Box Office                                  0844 871 7618
Ticket prices                               £25 - £67.50
Website                                     www.ghostthemusical.com

350,000 NEW TICKETS RELEASED FOR WEST END PRODUCTION OF

G H O S T   T H E   M U S I C A L

AS CAST ALBUM CHARTS AT NUMBER ONE

Get GHOST THE MUSICAL Tickets

 

Today, 1 August 2011, over 350,000 tickets are released for sale at the Piccadilly Theatre for the West End production of Ghost The Musicaltaking bookings to 13 October 2012.   Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy lead the cast playing Sam and Molly in Matthew Warchus’ stage musical version of the Academy Award® winning film who are accompanied by Sharon D Clarke as Oda Mae Brown and Andrew Langtree as Carl.

Ghost The Musical has new music and lyrics by Grammy® award winning Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard as well as featuring the iconic song Unchained Melody.  With over 111,000 plays on Facebook, Ghost The Musical cast album has reached number one in the Soundtracks and Musicals charts. 

Oscar® winning Bruce Joel Rubin has adapted his original screen play for the stage.  Set and costume designs are by Rob Howell, choreography is by Ashley Wallen with musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions by Paul Kieve, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and projection design by Jon Driscoll.

A timeless story 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.

The cast comprises Richard Fleeshman (Sam Wheat), Caissie Levy (Molly Jensen), Sharon D Clarke (Oda Mae Brown), Andrew Langtree (Carl Bruner), Ivan De Freitas (Willie Lopez), Adebayo Bolaji (Subway Ghost), Mark White (Hospital Ghost), Lisa Davina Phillip (Clara) and Jenny Fitzpatrick (Louise).  They are joined by ensemble and swing members Jaygann Ayeh, Paul Ayres, Darren Carnall, Samuel Edwards, Rebecca Giacopazzi, Emily Hawgood, Louise Lawson, Rochelle Neil, Michael Peters, Laura Selwood, Yemie Sonuga, Spencer Stafford, Philippa Stefani, Jez Unwin, Sally Whitehead and Mark Willshire.

Ghost, the highest grossing film in the UK in 1990, starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg and was directed by Jerry Zucker. Winning two Academy Awards®, Bruce Joel Rubin's script won the Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay and Whoopi Goldberg won the Oscar® for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.  The film's iconic love scene at a potter's wheel was famously performed to The Righteous Brothers’ Unchained Melody.


LISTINGS INFORMATION 

Dates                                        currently booking until 13 October 2012

Address                                      Piccadilly Theatre, Denman Street, London W1D 7DY

Performance schedule                   Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm, Thursday & Saturday matinees at 2.30pm

Extra matinee on Tuesday 25 October at 2.30pm 

Extra Valentine’s Day 2011, Christmas 2011 & Olympic 2012 performances to be confirmed 

Get GHOST THE MUSICAL Tickets

Box Office                                  0844 871 7618

Ticket prices                               £25 - £67.50

 

Website                                     www.ghostthemusical.com

Ghost The Musical begins its West End run at the Piccadilly Theatre on 24 June 2011, with booking open for performances until 28 January 2012.

A timeless story 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.

The cast is Richard Fleeshman (Sam Wheat), Caissie Levy (Molly Jensen), Sharon D Clarke (Oda Mae Brown), Andrew Langtree (Carl Bruner), Ivan de Freitas (Willie Lopez), Adebayo Bolaji (Subway Ghost), Mark Pearce (Hospital Ghost), Lisa Davina Phillip (Clara) and Jenny Fitzpatrick (Louise).  They are joined by ensemble and swing members Jaygann Ayeh, Paul Ayres, Darren Carnall, Scott Ellis, Rebecca Giacopazzi, Emily Hawgood, Louise Lawson, Rochelle Neil, Michael Peters, Laura Selwood, Yemie Sonuga, Spencer Stafford, Philippa Stefani, Jez Unwin, Sally Whitehead and Mark Willshire

LISTINGS INFORMATION            GHOST THE MUSICAL

Dates                                        from 24 June 2011 with booking until 28 January 2012

Address                                      Piccadilly Theatre, Denman Street, London W1D 7DY

Performance schedule                   Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm, Thursday & Saturday matinees at 2.30pm

first Thursday matinee 21 July

extra matinee on Tuesday 25 October at 2.30pm 

Press Performances                      Friday 15 July at 7.30pm, Saturday 16 July at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Monday 18 July at 7.30pm, Gala Night Tuesday 19 July at 7pm, with reviews embargoed until Wednesday 20 July 2011.

Box Office                                  0844 871 7618

Ticket prices                               £25 - £65

Website                                     www.ghostthemusical.com

Caissie Levy is appearing with the support of UK Equity, incorporating the Variety Artistes’ Federation, pursuant to an exchange program between American Equity and UK Equity.

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