Rebecca Trehearn and Stewart Clarke to Star in GHOST: THE MUSICAL UK National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
The full cast for Ghost the Musical National tour is Keisha Atwell (Louise), Wendy Mae Brown (Oda Mae Brown), Maeve Byrne (Ensemble), Stewart Clarke (Sam Wheat), Michael Cortez (Ensemble), Kimmy Edwards (Ensemble), Jaye Elster (Swing), Livvy Evans (Swing), Ivan de Freitas (Willie Lopez), Gabriella Garcia (Ensemble), Nick Hayes (Ensemble), Stevie Hutchinson (Subway Ghost), Bradley Jaden (Ensemble), Robert Knight (Swing), David Roberts (Carl Bruner), Gregor Stewart (Ensemble), Michael Stewart (Swing), Rebecca Trehearn (Molly Jensen), Amy Webb (Ensemble), Amy West (Ensemble), Luke Wilson (Ensemble) and Karlene Wray (Clara).
The smash hit West End musical GHOST the Musical, based on the Academy Award winning film, is to tour throughout the UK opening at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff in April 2013.
GHOST the Musical is directed by the Tony award winning Matthew Warchus (Matilda, Art) and has music and lyrics by Grammy award winning Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard and features the iconic song Unchained Melody. Set and costume designs are by Rob Howell, musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions are by Paul Kieve, choreography is by Ashley Wallen, video and projection designs by Jon Driscoll, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and sound by Bobby Aitken.
The UK tour is being produced by David Ian Productions and the Ambassador Theatre Group and is under license from Colin Ingram and HELLO Entertainment/David Garfinkle in association with Paramount Pictures.
Oscar winning Bruce Joel Rubin adapted his original screenplay for the stage production. Rubin won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the movie GHOST, which starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg.
GHOST the Musical has been seen by over 500,000 people and has been nominated for five Olivier Awards and three Tony Awards.
Based on the phenomenal Oscar winning movie that captured the hearts and imaginations of a generation back in the 90s, GHOST the Musical is 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. GHOST the Musical is a rollercoaster ride of romance and comedy with dazzling state-of-the-art staging.
Keisha Atwell's stage credits include Hello, Dolly! at the Curve Theatre, Leicester, Hairspray at the Shaftesbury Theatre, The Wedding Singer on UK Tour, Guys & Dolls at the Piccadilly Theatre, Annie Get Your Gun on a UK tour, Chicago at the Adelphi Theatre, Saturday Night Fever on a UK tour, West Side Story and Hotstuff both at Leicester Haymarket Theatre and Follies at the Royal Festival Hall. Keisha's screen credits include Doctors, EastEnders and No Sweat.
Wendy Mae Brown's stage credits include Kiss Me Kate at the Old Vic and Chichester Festival Theatre, Rent at the Prince of Wales Theatre/Prince Edward Theatre and UK tour, To Kill a Mockingbird at Theatre Clwyd and UK tour, Cotton at West Yorkshire Playhouse and UK tour, Hey! Mr Producer at the Lyceum Theatre, Little Shop of Horrors at Oldham Coliseum and UK tour, Mamma Mia! at the Prince Edward Theatre and Porgy and Bess at the Savoy Theatre. Wendy's screen credits include Last Chance Harvey, Blackbeard the Pirate, The Roundabout, Hatfields and McCoys and Flight 93.
Stewart Clarke's stage credits include Loserville at the Garrick Theatre, Sweeney Todd at the Rose Theatre, Songs For a New World at the Bridewell Theatre and Parade at the Lowry. Stewart's screen credits include the feature film Easy Virtue.
Michael Cortez's stage credits include Daddy Cool on an international tour, Annie on UK tour, Churchill at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Essence Of Ireland on UK tour, Carnival Choreographers Ball at the Roundhouse and Snow White at the Royal and DernGate Theatre, Northampton. Michael's screen credits include Genie in the House, Let's Dance For Sports Relief, Britain's Got Talent and Oscar Charlie.
Kimmy Edwards' stage credits include Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre, and Tommy at the English Theatre of Frankfurt.
Jaye Elster's stage credits include 42nd Street at the Leicester Curve Theatre, Singing in the Rain at Chichester Festival Theatre and Shoes the Musical at the Peacock Theatre.
Livvy Evans' stage credits include Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Aladdin both at the Grand Opera House, York and Sister Act on UK tour.
Ivan de Freitas' stage credits include Dick Whittington and his Cat at the Hackney Empire, Ghost the Musical at Piccadilly Theatre, Sister Act at the Palladium, Never Forget at the Savoy, Saturday Night Fever at the Apollo Victoria, Children of Eden at the Bloomsbury Theatre and Zorro the Musical, Never Forget, Annie Get Your Gun and The King and I all on UK tours.
Gabriella Garcia's stage credits include Sweet Charity for the English Theatre Frankfurt, Rent at the Greenwich Theatre, A Night with Dirty Dancing on UK Tour, Momentous Musicals at the Wimbledon Theatre and Christmas in NewYork at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
Nick Hayes' stage credits include Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre, Saturday Night Fever at the Apollo Victoria, Mamma Mia! On an international tour, Footloose at The Playhouse Theatre, Fame on a UK tour, Gypsy at Wales Millennium Centre, Lift at Trafalgar Studios, Elegies for Angels Punks and Raging Queens at Soho Revue and Rent at the Garrick Theatre. Nick's screen credits include Hollyoaks: In the City, Doctors and Boyfriend Material.
Bradley Jaden's stage credits include Shrek at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, The Twelve Tenors on a tour in Europe and Japan, The Blues Brothers in Edinburgh, The Rat Pack in Edinburgh, Rock at the Opera in Portugal and Peter Pan at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Bradley's screen credits include The Great Escape of Robert Carmichael.
Robert Knight's stage credits include Ultimate Broadway in Singapore and Shanghai, Aladdin at Richmond Theatre, White Christmas on UK tour, Edges at the Landor Theatre and Aladdin at Southampton Mayflower.
David Roberts' stage credits include Mamma Mia! on an international tour, Jack and the Beanstalk at the Hackney Empire, Aspects of Love at Menier Chocolate Factory, Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Seasonal Sauce at the Watermill Theatre and Gone With The Wind at the New London Theatre. David's screen credits include Les Miserables for Working Title Films.
Gregor Stewart's stage credits include High School Musical at the Hammersmith Apollo, Wicked at the Victoria Apollo, Evita on European tour, Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves at the Dartford Pavilion and Chicago on a UK tour.
Rebecca Trehearn's stage credits include Alfie the Musical at the Palace Theatre, Watford, We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre, Dirty Dancing at the Aldwych Theatre, Aspects Of Love at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Love Story at the Duchess Theatre, Bernarda Alba at the Union Theatre, and Ghost The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre. Rebecca's screen credits include Casualty and A470.
Amy Webb's stage credits include Ghost at the Piccadilly theatre, Aladdin at the O2, Hair on European tour, Starlight Express at the Bochum Theatre, Germany and Starlight Express on UK tour. Amy's screen credits include Footballer's Wives and The Bill.
Karlene Wray's stage credits include Jesus Christ Superstar, the UK arena tour, The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, Blues Brothers the Revival at the Tivoli Theatre, Dublin, The Harder They Come at the Theatre Royal Stratford, London/Playhouse Theatre, Carnival Messiah at the West Yorkshire Playhouse/Harewood House, It Shouldn't Be Fit For a Dog at West Yorkshire Playhouse and Candyland on a UK tour. Karlene's screen credits include Rise TV and Eulogy.
Maeve Byrne theatre credits include RENT at the Greenwich Theatre and Ghost The Musical on National tour will be Amy West and Michael Stewart's professional stage debuts.
For the full touring schedule and to book tickets, visit www.ghostthemusical.com.