NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A musical based on 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.READ MORE: New York State Legislature Votes To Curb Gov. Cuomo's Emergency Powers
“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.READ MORE: Brooklyn Mom Wants NYC Apartments Inspected Annually After Parts Of Ceiling Crash Down On 12-Year-Old Son
Link: Ghost – The Musical
“Ghost is a welcome antidote in our age of cynicism. The story continues to resonate on a very personal level with each person who experiences it, whether laughing or remembering how it feels to truly be in love ,” producer Colin Ingram said in a press release.
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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