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CHRISTIAN Bautista, Cris Villonco and Ima Castro headline “Ghost The Musical,” under Bobby Garcia’s direction.

‘Ghost The Musical’ opens in Manila April 25

CHRISTIAN Bautista, Cris Villonco and Ima Castro headline “Ghost The Musical,” under Bobby Garcia’s direction.

 

Atlantis Productions and Ten Bridges Media Corp. bring “Ghost The Musical” to Manila from April 25 to May 11, 2014, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati.

 

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 (cowriter 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”). “Ghost The Musical” follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking turn after Sam’s untimely death. Trapped between two worlds, Sam refuses to leave Molly when he learns she is in grave danger. Desperate to communicate with her, he turns to a storefront psychic who helps him protect Molly and avenge his death.

 

“Ghost The Musical” has been called “one of the most adventurous and modern musicals ever seen.” (WOR Radio)

 

Headlining the cast are pop superstar Christian Bautista (“West Side Story,” “Cinderella”) as Sam, musical theater actress Cris Villonco (“Closer,” “A Little Night Music”) as Molly, pop singer and former “Miss Saigon” star Ima Castro (“Aida,” “In The Heights,” “Piaf”) as Oda Mae, and theater actor Hans Eckstein (“Piaf,” “Rock of Ages,” “The Addams Family”) as Carl.

 

Directed by Bobby Garcia, “Ghost The Musical” is presented through a special licensing agreement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide.

 

This is Atlantis’ first production in partnership with Ten Bridges Media Corp. of Bobby Barreiro and Tony Tuviera. The alliance of Atlantis Productions and Ten Bridges Media brings together experience in theater, television content creation and audience affinity.

 

Also featured in the cast are Altair Alonso, Mikkie Bradshaw, Bym Buhain, Arron Cadawas, Steven Conde, Milai Imperial, Kim Molina, Raul Montesa, Yael Pineda-Hall, Marissa Saroca, and Jamie Wilson.

 

“Ghost The Musical” features choreography by Cecile Martinez, musical direction by Ceejay Javier, set design by Otto Hernandez, lighting design by Dong Calingacion, costume design by Daniel Arcinue, projection design by GA Fallarme, vocal coaching by ManMan Angsico, hair and makeup design by Johann dela Fuente, assistant direction by Jamie Wilson and illusion consultation by Max Kaye of Zongle Creative, UK.

 

“Ghost The Musical” is recommended for ages 13+ (for mild violence, mature themes and dialogue).

 

For tickets, call Atlantis Productions 8927078, Ticketworld 8919999 or visit www.atlantisproductionsinc.com.