Ghost The Musical world premiere at the Manchester Opera House

Ghost The Musical which is based on the phenomenal Oscar winning Paramount Pictures film written by Bruce Joel RubinĀ is to premiereĀ for a strictly limited season from 28 March – 14 May 2011 prior to opening in London’s West End in June 2011.

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.

A rollercoaster ride of romance, drama and excitement, GHOST features stunning new music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning legends Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (writer of Michael Jackson’s Man In The Mirror), and the unforgettable ‘Unchained Melody’. Bruce Joel Rubin adapts his Oscar-winning screenplay for the stage.

Directed by the multi-award-winning Matthew Warchus, designed by Rob Howell and with extraordinary and stunning stage effects by Paul Kieve (illusionist for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), GHOST promises to be a magical night out that will send spirits soaring.