GHOST THE MUSICAL is now playing in Beijing at the Poly Theatre through February 14th.
The Musical GHOST has been nominated for five Olivier Awards and three Tony Awards and was recently voted the ninth best musical of all time.
GHOST is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Walking back to their apartment one night, Sam and Molly are mugged, leaving Sam murdered on a dark street. Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next and unable to leave Molly who he learns is in grave danger. With the help of a phony storefront psychic, Oda Mae Brown, Sam tries to communicate with Molly in the hope of saving and protecting her.
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film of 1990, GHOST won numerous awards worldwide and is one of the biggest grossing films of all time. It starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg and was directed by Jerry Zucker. Bruce Joel Rubin’s script won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and Whoopi Goldberg won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. The film’s iconic love scene at a potter’s wheel was famously performed to The Righteous Brother’s Unchained Melody.
Adapted for the stage by Bruce Joel Rubin, GHOST is directed by Matthew Warchus. Set and costume designs are by Rob Howell, Illusions are by Paul Kieve and Musical Supervisor and Arranger is Christopher Nightingale. Lighting and Sound are by Hugh Vanstone and Bobby Aitken. Jon Driscoll is the Projection Designer and Ashley Wallen is the Choreographer.
The production opened in Manchester then London in 2011, on Broadway in 2012 with two touring productions opened in the UK and North America in 2013, and South Korea in 2013, with other productions in Budapest and Milan. Future productions are planned for Germany, Japan, China, Sweden and Brazil.
GHOST has been nominated for five Olivier Awards including Best Musical and three Tony Awards and was recently voted the ninth best musical of all time in a radio survey. It has now sold over million tickets worldwide.
Here Right Now Molly, Sam, Carl
Unchained Melody Sam
More Carl, Ensemble
Three Little Words Molly, Sam
Sam’s Murder Willie, Sam, Molly, Ensemble
Gotta Let Go Now Hospital Ghosts, Ensemble
I Can’t Breathe Sam
Are You a Believer? Mrs Santiago, Oda Mae, Sisters
With You Molly
Suspend My Disbelief /
I Had a Life Molly, Carl, Sam, Ensemble
Rain / Hold On Molly, Sam, Ensemble
(Reprise) Molly, Sam
Life Turns On a Dime Carl, Molly, Sam
Focus Subway Ghost
Talkin”Bout a Miracle Ghosts, Oda Mae
Nothing Stops Another Day Molly
I Can’t Breathe Sam
I’m Outta Here Oda Mae, Ensemble
Unchained Melody (Dance) Sam, Molly
The Love Inside Sam, Molly