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Hailey Best and Dave Toole star as Molly Jensen and Sam Wheat

Ghost: The Musical at Temple Theatre Is a Very Satisfying and Deeply Moving Production

Temple Theatre of Sanford is contributing to the Halloween spirit with an endearing production of Ghost: The Musical, playing Thursday-Sunday, now through Nov. 4th. The musical was adapted from the popular 1990 film, starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg. Adaptations can often suffer in comparison to its original work, and the first staging… Read More ›

Ghost: The Musical at NRACT Blooms Gloriously in Performance

Ghost: The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard and book and lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin, opened Friday night at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre (NRACT). This musical, which came out in 2011, is, of course, based on the Paramount Pictures 1990 movie, Ghost, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Demi… Read More ›

Ghost: The Musical at NRACT Is Haunting

If you have not yet ventured up to the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre, what are you waiting for? You are truly missing out on some amazing theater. Friday’s opening-night performance of Ghost: The Musical was my third visit to NRACT, and each visit is more impressive than the last. I will admit I… Read More ›

“Ghost” Is a Surreal Visual Experience

Most people have seen the classic (and only slightly melodramatic) 1990 film Ghost, and as is the case with so many iconic films these days, Ghost has been given new life in the form of a major musical. The musical, now onstage at DPAC, offers a sweet, romantic storyline and extremely impressive special effects that… Read More ›

“Ghost the Musical” Combines Stage Presence with Film Technology at DPAC Now Through Nov. 17th

With dazzling technology, Ghost the Musical opened at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to a large crowd and broke hearts with its incredible love story all over again. Few movies make it to the stage with the same impact that audiences felt during the original screen version, yet Ghost defies the… Read More ›