The producers of Ghost the Musical, which opens in the West End on 19 July (previews from 24 June 2011), have released production photos from the musical's try-out season at Manchester Opera House which completed its run on 14 May 2011.

The images feature the show's stars Caissie Levy and a ghostly Richard Fleeshman as well as Sharon D Clarke and Andrew Langtree.

The show, which is adapted from the hit 1990 film which starred Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore as lovers torn apart by a violent murder.


Richard Fleeshman & Caissie Levy. Photo credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes


Sharon D Clarke. Photo credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes


Andrew Langtree. Photo credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes


Richard Fleeshman & the cast. Photo credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes


Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman & the cast. Photo credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes

Ghost marks the musical writing debut for the Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart, who is penning music and lyrics with Grammy Award winner Glen Ballard (whose credits include Alanis Morrissette’s album Jagged Little Pill). Screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin has adapted his original screenplay.

The production is directed by Matthew Warchus and designed by his frequent collaborator Rob Howell. Choreography is by Ashley Wallen, musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions by Paul Kieve, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and sound by Simon Baker.