“Goosebumps The Musical”, with music and lyrics by Danny Abosch, will receive World Premiere in October


Art: First Stage, Scholastic

“Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom Of The Auditorium”, with Book and Lyrics by John Maclay and Music and Lyrics by Danny Abosch, will receive its World Premiere in October 2016, with simultaneous productions at First Stage in Milwaukee, WI, and Oregon Children’s Theatre in Portland, OR. The musical is based on the best-selling Goosebumps series of children’s horror fiction novellas by R. L. Stine, published by Scholastic Publishing. With more than 350 million copies in print, Goosebumps is the number two bestselling children’s book series of all time. The series was also adapted into a television series and 2015 feature film starring Jack Black.

According to the show’s description: “Mysterious events befall the theater and no one can be sure if it’s just coincidence or the work of…The Phantom! Prepare to get “Goosebumps” as the mystery unfolds! This spooky world-premiere musical is based on the beloved series from R.L. Stine.”

Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom Of The Auditorium
Book and Lyrics by John Maclay, Music and Lyrics by Danny Abosch

Produced by special arrangement with GURMAN AGENCY, LLC, New York, NY
™ & © Scholastic Inc. SCHOLASTIC, GOOSEBUMPS and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered marks of Scholastic Inc. Based on Goosebumps® Phantom of the Auditorium by R.L. Stine.

First Stage – Milwaukee, WI
October 14 – November 13, 2016
Tickets available here: http://www.firststage.org/Shows–Events/2016-17-Season/Goosebumps-The-Musical/

Oregon Children’s Theatre – Portland, OR
October 22 – November 20, 2016
Tickets available here: http://www.octc.org/goosebumps

About First Stage

Since 1987, First Stage touches hearts, engages minds, and transforms lives by creating extraordinary theater experiences for young people and families through professional theater productions that inspire, enlighten, and entertain; unparalleled Theater Academy training that fosters life skills through stage skills; and dynamic Theater in Education programs that promote active learning in our schools and community. In 2012, First Stage was selected to participate in the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. First Stage is a member of TYA/USA, the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, the Wisconsin Alliance for Arts Education, Theatre Wisconsin, and Milwaukee Arts Partners, and is a cornerstone member of the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF).

About Oregon Children’s Theatre
Founded in 1988, Oregon Children’s Theatre is Oregon’s largest non-profit professional children’s theater company and a resident company of the Portland Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are held weekdays for school audiences and on weekends for family audiences. OCT serves more than 120,000 children of all ages each year. OCT offers numerous school services including in-school workshops and an extensive outreach program. In partnership with Kaiser Permanente, our Educational Theatre Program provides free touring productions that promote healthy living. OCT’s year round Acting Academy offers theater classes for children ages 4-17.


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