Step up to the pottery wheel! The national tour of Ghost the Musical will star Steven Grant Douglas and Katie Postotnik as passionate lovers Sam Wheat and Molly Jensen, respectively. Also joining the cast are Carla R. Stewart as Oda Mae Brown and Robby Haltiwanger as Carl Bruner. The tour is set to premiere September 14 at the Proctors Theater in Schenectady, NY, and will make stops in Cincinnati, Atlanta, New Orleans and more.
Making his national tour debut, Douglas has been seen regionally in Rent, Avenue Q and Aida. Postotnik appeared in the national tour of Rock of Ages and regionally in All Shook Up and The Wedding Singer. Stewart’s stage credits include Ain’t Misbehavin’, Rent, Grease, Hairspray and The Wiz. Haltiwanger has bowed in Rent, The Who’s Tommy, Fiddler on the Roof and Jesus Christ Superstar.
A musical staging of the beloved movie that starred Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and Oscar winner Whoopi Goldberg, Ghost follows a young couple, Sam and Molly, who are mugged while walking home to their New York apartment. Sam is murdered and becomes trapped in this world as a ghost, unable to leave Molly, whom he learns is in grave danger. With the help of a storefront psychic, Oda Mae Brown, Sam tries to communicate with Molly from beyond in hopes of protecting her.
The musical is directed by Matthew Warchus and features a score by David Stewart and Glen Ballard with a book by Bruce Joel Rubin. The show also features the classic song from the film, “Unchained Melody,” by the Righteous Brothers.