Casting Complete for Finger Lakes Festival’s Ghost the Musical | Playbill

Regional News Casting Complete for Finger Lakes Festival’s Ghost the Musical Performances will begin August 30 at the New York venue.
Derek Carley

Casting has been announced for the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival production of Ghost, which runs August 30–September 16 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.

The cast includes Derek Carley (Flashdance the Musical national tour) as Sam Wheat, Sarah Ellis (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder national tour) as Molly Jensen, Allyson Kaye Daniel (The Color Purple national tour) as Oda Mae Brown, and Ben Maters (Honestly Abe) as Carl Bruner with Ceasar Barajas as Willie Lopez, Aurelia Michael as Clara, Denielle Marie Gray as Louise, Elizabeth Ritacco as Mrs. Santiago, Adrian Baidoo as the Subway Ghost, and Eric Jon Mahlum as the Hospital Ghost.

Based on the 1990 movie, Ghost has a book and lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin and music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard. Stephen Brotebeck will direct, with choreography by Robin Levine and musical direction by Jeff Theiss.

The production will also feature scenic design by Czerton Lim, lighting design by Dan Ozminkowski, sound design by Kevin Heard, and costume design by Tiffany Howard.

The 2017 season will conclude with Always…Patsy Cline. For tickets, visit

Check out footage from the London production of Ghost the Musical below:


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