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Monday, October 3, 2011
'Ghost': Broadway Musical Coming In 2012
A musical based in the Patrick Swayze film "Ghost" will be haunting Broadway next year.
Producers said Monday that the show, which debuted in June in London, will begin previews in New York in March 2012. Casting for the Broadway run has not been announced yet.
"Ghost" has new songs by Grammy Award-winner Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard. Stewart is half of the pop duo the Eurythmics, while Ballard helped put together Alanis Morisette's "Jagged Little Pill."
Oscar winner Bruce Joel Rubin has adapted his original screenplay for the stage. Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus will direct.
In the 1990 movie, Swayze played a ghost trying to communicate with his girlfriend – played by Demi Moore – through a fake psychic in the hope of saving her from his murderer.
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