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Published: 2013/05/10

Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett’s Musical Confirms Dates

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, a Southern gothic, supernatural musical written by Stephen King with music by John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett, will come to 20 cities in the U.S. this fall. The run will begin on October 10 in Bloomington, IN and end on November 6 in Grand Rapids, MI, with other stops throughout the Southeast and Midwest. 

The musical has been 13 years in the making and will be performed by an ensemble of 15 actors with a four-piece live band. Ghost Brothers of Darkland County is set in the tiny town of Lake Belle Reve, MS and centers on two sets of brothers, the ghosts of Jack and Andy, dead in an apparent murder/suicide, and their nephews, Frank and Drake, who seem to be headed toward the same fate.

The musical’s soundtrack album will be released on June 4 via Hear Music and the Concord Music Group. You can listen to Ghost Brothers music and watch the trailer “here”: Tickets go on sale Friday, May 17 at 10am via “AEG Live“ A full list of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’s dates can be found below.

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

October 10 Bloomington, IN – Indiana University Auditorium
October 11 Louisville, KY – Whitney Hall *
October 12 Knoxville, KY – Knoxville Civic Auditorium
October 13 Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium ^
October 16 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
October 17 Evansville, IN – Aiken Theatre at The Centre
October 18 Indianapolis, IN – Clowes Memorial Hall
October 19 Akron, OH – Akron Civic Theatre
October 22 Columbus, OH – Palace Theatre
October 24 Ft. Wayne, IN – Embassy Theatre
October 25 Madison, WI – Overture Hall
October 26 Rockford, IL – Coronado Performing Arts Center
October 27 Appleton, WI – Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
October 29 Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre #
October 31Minneapolis, MN – State Theatre
November 1 Sioux City, IA – Orpheum Theatre
November 2 Ames, IA – Stephens Auditorium
November 3 Davenport, IA – Adler Theatre
November 5 South Bend, IN – Morris Performing Arts Center
November 6 Grand Rapids, MI – DeVos Performance Hall
(*) Louisville onsale Friday, May 31 at 10am
(^) Asheville onsale Saturday, May 18 at 10am
(#) Milwaukee onsale Friday, May 17 at noon

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