Much-loved movie Ghost, which brought us that famous pottery scene with Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, has had a musical makeover.
That memorable potter’s wheel scene, famously performed to the Righteous Brothers’ Unchained Melody, also features in the musical version.
Bill Kenwright said: “Ghost is a story full of hope, and is one of those films which never leaves you. The book by Bruce Joel Rubin and score by Dave Stewart and Glenn Ballad come together wonderfully in one of my favourite new musicals in years.”
Carolyn Maitland, who has starred in Miss Saigon and Kiss Me Kate, will play Molly alongside Andy Moss as Sam, who played Rhys Ashworth in Hollyoaks for eight years.
The production also stars Jacqui Dubois as the memorable Oda Mae Brown, played by Whoopi Goldberg in the film.
Ghost was highest grossing film of the year in 1990 and starred the late Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg.
Walking back to their apartment late at night, a tragic encounter sees Sam murdered and Molly left in despair. But with the help of a phony psychic, Sam, who is trapped between this world and the next, tries to communicate with Molly to save her from grave danger.
Ghost the Musical opens at Dartford’s Orchard Theatre on Tuesday, January 17 until Saturday, January 21. Tickets from £22.50, visit orchardtheatre.co.uk or call 01322 220000.