The ghost with the most is haunting Broadway no more. Beetlejuice ended its run at the Marquis Theatre on January 8. Check out the final curtain call below:
Beetlejuice played 27 previews and 366 regular performances during its original run at the Winter Garden Theatre and 313 regular performances during its resurrection at the Marquis, for a total of 679 Broadway performances. A national tour is currently ongoing.
The show starred Alex Brightman, Elizabeth Teeter, Kerry Butler, David Josefsberg, Adam Dannheisser, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Michelle Aravena, Kelvin Moon Loh, Zonya Love, Danny Rutigliano, and Dana Steingold, and featured Kate Bailey, Will Blum, Ryan Breslin, Natalie Charle Ellis, Brooke Engen, Eric Anthony Johnson, Katie Lombardo, Andrew Kober, Elliott Mattox, Sean McManus, Mateo Melendez, Nevada Riley, Graham Stevens, and Michael Bryan Wang.
Based on Tim Burton's macabre 1988 film, Beetlejuice is about a young woman who summons a mischievous ghost after meeting the recently deceased couple who previously inhabited her big, creepy house. This musical comedy is directed by Alex Timbers, with original music and lyrics by Eddie Perfect. The book is by Scott Brown and Anthony King. Music supervision, orchestrations, and incidental music is by Kris Kukul, and choreography is by Connor Gallagher.
Beetlejuice features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, sound design by Peter Hylenski, projection design by Peter Nigrini, puppet design by Michael Curry, special effects design by Jeremy Chernick, illusions by Michael Weber, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, make-up design by Joe Dulude II, and physical movement by Lorenzo Pisoni.