BROADWAY OPENING: Ghost the Musical at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and Bryce Pinkham star in the musical, based on the popular film of the same name, which features music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, and book and lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin, who won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the film. The production is directed by Matthew Warchus.
The cast also features Tyler McGee, Lance Roberts, Moya Angela, Jason Babinsky, Michael Balderrama, James Brown III, Stephen Carrasco, Jeremy Davis, Sharona D'Ornellas, Josh Franklin, Albert Guerzon, Afra Hines, Carly Hughes, Karen Hyland, Alison Luff, Vasthy Mompoint, Jennifer Noble, Joe Aaron Reid, Constantine Rousouli, Jennifer Sanchez, Daniel Watts, and Jesse Wildman.
The creative team includes Rob Howell (scenic and costume design), Hugh Vanstone (lighting design), Paul Kieve (illusions), Jon Driscoll (projection designs), Bobby Aitken (sound design), Christopher Nightingale (musical supervision and arrangements), and David Holcenberg (musical direction).
Expected guests include Jerry Zucker, the original Ghost film director and Lisa Niemi, the wife of the late Patrick Swayze, who starred in the film. First nighters are also scheduled to include Debbie Allen, Nina Arianda, Peter Asher, Bobby Cannavale, Jamie Cepero, Will Chase, Kristin Chenoweth, Hope Davis, Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, John Edward, Simon Fuller, Gina Gershon, Victoria Gotti, Megan Hilty, Jared Kushner, Christine Lahti, Lucy Liu, Debra Messing, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Constantine Maroulis, Martina McBride, Liza Minnelli, Norm Nixon, Regis & Joy Philbin, David Hyde Pierce, Kelly Rutherford, Matthew Settle, Leslie Stahl, and Ivanka Trump.