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Eurythmics founder on the haunting, evocative songs of 'Ghost the Musical'




Katie and Postotnik and Steven Grant Douglas, stars of
Katie and Postotnik and Steven Grant Douglas, stars of "Ghost the Musical," at the Pantages Theater June 27 - July 13
Joan Marcus

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Twenty four years ago, Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze left audiences around the world weeping in the movie, "Ghost."

It's the story of Molly, played by Moore, coping with loss when her boyfriend Sam, portrayed by Swayze, is killed. But Sam's ghost remains on earth to protect Molly. The movie is now immortalized on stage with, "Ghost the Musical," playing at the Pantages Theatre from June 27 to July 13.

The musical's songwriter, Dave Stewart, is a musician best known for his work with Eurythmics. Stewart tells Take Two how he translated moments from the film into song and how he managed to incorporate the movie's iconic tune, "Unchained Melody," several times throughout the musical