A full recast of leading roles in the musical remake of Ghost
The cast of Ghost The Musical is set to get a reshuffle, with Siobhan Dillon and Mark Evans taking over the lead roles in the adaptation of the classic 1990 film.
Siobhan Dillon was a finalist in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s first reality TV show How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?. She has since performed in Grease, Can’t Smile Without You, Cabaret and Legally Blonde The Musical. She has also performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra on Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night.
Mark Evans has recently played the role of Fiyero in the West End production of Wicked. He has previously performed in Oklahoma!, High School Musical and the Rocky Horror Show, while his screen credits include Lake Placid 3 and Dead Hungry. Evans also appeared on the BBC’s and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Your Country Needs You, reaching the final.
Joining the duo on stage are Sharon D Clarke as Oda Mae Brown and Andrew Langtree as Carl, who continue in the roles they originated on stage when the production premiered. Ghost The Musical is currently booking until October 13, 2012.
The musical is running at London’s Piccadilly Theatre, with the new leads starting on January 13, 2012.
Ghost, the highest grossing film in the UK in 1990, starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg and was directed by Jerry Zucker. Winning two Academy Awards, Bruce Joel Rubin’s script won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and Whoopi Goldberg won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. The story follows Sam who is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next, trying to communicate with his girlfriend Molly through a phoney psychic in order to save her from his murderer. It features new music and lyrics as well as the classic Unchained Melody.
Ticket prices range from £25 to £67.50.
For more information, ring the box office on 0844 871 7618 or visit www.ghostthemusical.com