Ghost the Musical

Musical

Writers: Bruce Joel Rubin David Allan Stewart Glen Ballard

Overview

Show Information

Based on the Play/Book/Film
Ghost (1990 film)
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2
First Produced
2011
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Romance, Fairy Tale/Fantasy
Settings
Multiple Settings
Time & Place
present, brooklyn, new york
Cast Size
medium
Orchestra Size
Medium
Dancing
Some Dance
Ideal for
Professional Theatre
Casting Notes

Includes young adult, adult, mature adult, child, early teen, late teen characters

Synopsis

Ghost the Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Longtime couple Sam and Molly are happily in love and living together in Brooklyn. Walking back to their apartment one night, they are mugged at gunpoint, leaving Sam murdered on a dark street. Sam is trapped between this world and the next as a ghost and unable to leave Molly--- who he quickly learns is in grave danger. With the help of a storefront psychic named Oda Mae Brown, Sam tries to communicate with Molly in the hope of protecting her. Featuring such popular songs as “With You” and the Righteous Brothers’ classic “Unchained Melody,” this powerful love story is sure to become a fan favorite!

Lead Characters