Read Reviews for Beetlejuice on Broadway

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The new musical, based on the Tim Burton favorite, opened April 25.

The musical adaptation of Beetlejuice celebrated its official opening (the last of the 2018–2019 Broadway season) at the Winter Garden Theatre April 25. The show, directed by Alex Timbers, haunts New York following a Washington, D.C. world premiere.

Inspired by the Tim Burton dark comedy, the new take on the fast-talking ghost with the most (and those he terrorizes) features a book by Scott Brown and Anthony King and an original score by Eddie Perfect. Tony nominee Alex Brightman stars as the title bio-exorcist, with Sophia Anne Caruso sharing center stage as the death-obsessed Lydia Deetz.

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Rob McClure, Kerry Butler, Sophia Anne Caruso, and Alex Brightman Matthew Murphy

The two are joined by Tony nominees Rob McClure and Kerry Butler as Adam and Barbara Maitland, Leslie Kritzer and Adam Dannheisser as Delia and Charles Deetz, Danny Rutigliano and Jill Abramovitz as Maxie and Maxine Dean, Kelvin Moon Loh as Otho, and Dana Steingold as a new addition to the story—a Girl Scout.

Read reviews for the Broadway premiere below.

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The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

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Entertainment Weekly (Nick Romano)

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Newsday (Barbara Schuler)

New York Daily News (Chris Jones)

New York Magazine/Vulture (Sara Holdren)

New York Post (Johnny Oleksinski)

New York Stage Review (Jesse Oxfeld and David Finkle)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

New York Theatre Guide (Mark Shenton)

NY1 (Roma Torre)

Observer (Red Reed)

The Stage (Nicole Serratore)

Time Out New York (Adam Feldman)

Variety (Frank Rizzo)

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Rounding out the company are Tessa Alves, Gilbert L. Bailey II, Will Blum, Johnny Brantley III, Ryan Breslin, Natalie Charle Ellis, Brooke Engen, Abe Goldfarb, Eric Anthony Johnson, Elliott Mattox, Mateo Melendez, Sean Montgomery, Ramone Owens, Presley Ryan, and Kim Sava.

Beetlejuice features sets by David Korins, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, and sound design by Peter Hylenski. Casting is by Telsey + Co’s Rachel Hoffman, CSA.

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures produces with Langley Park Productions, Jeffrey Richards, Steve Traxler, IMG Original Content, Rebecca Gold, Ben Lowy, James L. Nederlander, Warner/Chappell Music, and ZenDog Productions.

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