Bruce Joel Rubin News

BWW Reviews: GHOST THE MUSICAL Haunts the O.C.
by Michael L. Quintos - Aug 09, 2014

On the surface, GHOST, the ultra-romantic 1990 Oscar-nominated box office hit, seems every bit the perfect motion picture to be repurposed into a flashy stage musical. Unfortunately, the musical that eventually emerged (now playing at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts through August 10) is a chaotic, schizophrenic melange of random adult contemporary pop rock songs intermixed with an amped-up mystical mystery where the swoon-worthy aspects of the original gets diluted in favor of dazzling effects and abstract dance numbers. Why water down the romance? (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Backstage at GHOST THE MUSICAL at the Segerstrom Center
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2014

GHOST THE MUSICAL is currently playing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, through August 10, 2014. Click below to go backstage and get a glimpse of where the magic happens! (more...)

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes with Steven Grant Douglas and Katie Postotnik in Hollywood Premiere of GHOST: THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 07, 2014

Ghost The Musical directed by Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus and choreographed by Ashley Wallen, is celebrating its Hollywood Pantages Theatre premiere now through July 13, 2014. And, BWW TV's own LA Producer/Correspondent Michael Sterling and Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana were on hand opening night June 28 for an exclusive, pre-curtain interview with Ghost's U.S. National Tour stars Steven Grant Douglas ("Sam Wheat") and Katie Postotnik ("Molly Jenson"). Check out the video below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Michael Sterling Catches Up with GHOST Stars Steven Grant Douglas and Katie Postotnik
by Michael Sterling & Jordan Santacana - Jul 05, 2014

Ghost The Musical directed by Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus and choreographed by Ashley Wallen, is celebrating its Hollywood Pantages Theatre premiere now through July 13, 2014. And, BWW TV's own LA Producer/Correspondent Michael Sterling and Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana were on hand opening night June 28 for an exclusive, pre-curtain interview with Ghost's U.S. National Tour stars Steven Grant Douglas ('Sam Wheat') and Katie Postotnik ('Molly Jenson'). (more...)

Segerstrom Center Announces Casting for GHOST, 7/29-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The supernatural power of love is taking Orange County by storm as the new Broadway and West End musical GHOST - THE MUSICAL, adapted from the Academy Award®-winning film, opens at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, July 29 - August 10. GHOST - THE MUSICAL features Steven Grant Douglas as Sam Wheat, Katie Postotnik as Molly Jensen, Carla R. Stewart as Oda Mae Brown and Robby Haltiwanger as Carl Bruner. Featured ensemble are Fernando Contreras, Brandon Curry, Evette Marie White, Lydia Warr, Hana Freeman and Shannan E. Johnson. Rounding out the ensemble are Susan Leilani Gearou, Tony Johnson, Beth Stafford Laird, Andrea Laxton, Ben Laxton, Jake Vander Linden, Michael McClure, David Melendez, Jack O'Brien and Maria Cristina Slye. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GHOST THE MUSICAL Makes West Coast Premiere at Pantages
by Don Grigware - Jun 30, 2014

Ghost the Musical/book & lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin/music & lyrics by Dave Stewart & Glen Ballard/directed by Matthew Warchus/Pantages Theatre/through July 13 (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of GHOST THE MUSICAL at Pantages Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

Pantages Theatre opened GHOST The Musical on June 28. The production runs through July 13, 2014. Scroll down to see the opening night photos! (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Appear at The Smith Center, 8/12-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The supernatural power of love is taking Las Vegas by storm as the new Broadway and West End musical Ghost The Musical, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, opens at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Aug. 12-17. (more...)

List of Events at The Smith Center for July and August 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Check below for a list of events at The Smith Center for July and August 2014. (more...)

English Theatre Frankfurt bringt GHOST - THE MUSICAL nach Deutschland
by Iris Moebius - Jun 12, 2014

Das English Theatre Frankfurt hat sein Spielzeitprogramm fur 2014/2015 veroffentlicht und wartet im Bereich Musical mit einer Überraschung auf. Nachdem in den letzten beiden Jahren mit Sweet Charity und Saturday Night Fever Klassikernaufgefuhrt wurden, schlagt English Theater dieses Jahr eine andere Richtung ein und ist besonders stolz, dass es am 15. November 2014 die Deutschlandpremiere des Musicals „Ghost" zeigen kann. Nach dem Musicalerfolg mit „Saturday Night Fever" in der aktuellen Spielzeit, das uber 41.000 Besucher ins englischsprachige Theater lockte und somit in 138 Vorstellungen eine Auslastung von 99 Prozent erzielte, ist mit „Ghost" dem English Theatre ein weiterer Coup gelungen. (more...)

GHOST to Close 2013-14 Bushnell Broadway Series Season, 6/10-15
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The supernatural power of love is taking Hartford by storm as the new Broadway and West End musical GHOST THE MUSICAL, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, opens at The Bushnell's Mortensen Hall on June 10 and runs through June 15. GHOST THE MUSICAL is the final show of the 2013-2014 Bushnell Broadway Series co-sponsored by Travelers and Webster Bank. (more...)

BWW Interviews: BRANDON CURRY, a Charlotte Native Talks GHOST THE MUSICAL
by Linda Ann Watt - May 19, 2014

GHOST THE MUSICAL features an original pop score from multiple Grammy Award-winners Dave Stewart (one half of the 80s pop duo the Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (co-writer with Alanis Morissette on the multi-platinum album Jagged Little Pill, among many other notable credits and collaborations). It is adapted from the hit film by its Academy Award-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin (Ghost, Jacob's Ladder, The Time Traveler's Wife). Illusions are created by famous stage and film illusionist Paul Kieve (Hugo, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Matilda the Musical, Pippin). Believe in love, believe in fate, believe in forever with GHOST THE MUSICAL, is at Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, April 1-6. Tickets are on sale at Blumenthal Performing Arts Box Office: 704-372-1000 and BlumenthalArts.org.Blumenthal Performing Arts Belk Theater. (more...)

TYA to Present GHOST THE MUSICAL, 6/13-22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Drama Learning Center's teen professional company will present the area premiere of GHOST, the musical this spring. Based on the hit film by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, GHOST, the musical follows young couple Sam and Molly as their relationship takes a challenging turn with Sam's untimely death. The national tour of GHOST recently performed a limited engagement at Baltimore's historic Hippodrome Theater, but this production marks the area premiere for a local performing group. (more...)

US National Tour of GHOST THE MUSICAL Opens Tonight at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The supernatural power of love is taking Orlando by storm as the Broadway hit Ghost The Musical, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, opens tonight, May 13 for a limited one week engagement at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Orlando (more...)

BWW Reviews: Asia Pacific Premiere of GHOST: The Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The stage of the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium at RCBC Plaza turns into a furtive arena for a courageous theatrical exploit in the Asia Pacific premiere of GHOST: The Musical, staged by Atlantis Productions and Ten Bridges Media Corporation. (more...)

US National Tour of GHOST THE MUSICAL to Open at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

The supernatural power of love is taking Orlando by storm as the Broadway hit Ghost The Musical, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, opens on May 13 for a limited one week engagement at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 04, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Welcome GHOST - THE MUSICAL National Tour, 7/29-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

The supernatural power of love is taking Orange County by storm as the new Broadway and West End musical GHOST - THE MUSICAL, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, opens at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, July 29 - August 10. (more...)

Season Tickets for Smith Center's 2014-15 Broadway Las Vegas Series On Sale 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Season tickets for the highly anticipated 2014-2015 Broadway Las Vegas series at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will be available beginning May 12 through June 13. Tickets for the Broadway Las Vegas eight-show package starts at $285. (more...)

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