Full casting has been announced for the UK Tour of GHOST THE MUSICAL, beginning at the Wales Millennium Center, Cardiff, in April.
Directed by the Tony Award-winning director, Matthew Warchus, the tour cast is led by Stewart Clarke (Loserville) as Sam and Rebecca Trehearn (We Will Rock You, Dirty Dancing) as Molly, alongside Wendy Mae Brown (Oda Mae Brown), Keisha Atwell (Louise), Ivan de Freitas (Willie Lopez), Stevie Hutchinson (Subway Ghost), David Roberts (Carl Bruner) and Karlene Wray (Clara).
The cast also includes Maeve Byrne, Amy Webb, Amy West, Luke Wilson, Gregor Stewart, Michael Stewart, Bradley Jaden, Robert Knight, Bradley Jaden, Robert Knight, Michael Cortez, Kimmy Edwards, Jaye Elster, Gabriella Garcia, Nick Hayes and Livvy Evans.
The UK tour is being produced by David Ian Productions, The Ambassador Theatre Group, Colin Ingram, and HELLO Entertainment/David Garfinkle.
Following Cardiff, where it runs from 8-27 April, the tour will visit Wimbledon, Edinburgh, Wolverhampton, Leeds, Manchester and Southampton.
GHOST the Musical has music and lyrics by Grammy award winning Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard and features the iconic song Unchained Melody. Set and costume designs are by Rob Howell, musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions are by Paul Kieve, choreography is by Ashley Wallen, video and projection designs by Jon Driscoll, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and sound by Bobby Aitken. The UK tour is being produced by David Ian Productions, The Ambassador Theatre Group, Colin Ingram, and HELLO Entertainment/David Garfinkle. Full casting for the tour will be announced later this year.
Oscar winning Bruce Joel Rubin adapted his original screenplay for the stage production. Rubin won an Oscarfor Best Original Screenplay for the movie GHOST, which starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg.
GHOST the Musical has been seen by over 500,000 people and has been nominated for five Olivier Awards and three Tony Awards.
Based on the phenomenal Oscar winning movie that captured the hearts and imaginations of a generation back in the 90s, GHOST the Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next trying to communicate with girlfriend Molly through a phoney psychic in the hope of saving her from his murderer. GHOST the Musical is a rollercoaster ride of romance and comedy with dazzling state-of-the-art staging.