Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium (Original Studio Cast Recording) – Deluxe Edition is released by Ghostlight Records in streaming and digital formats today, Friday, August 26. In addition to the all-star cast album, this new edition includes karaoke tracks to highlight the recording. The show is based on the book by RL Stine published by Scholastic Inc., and features music and lyrics by Danny Abosch and book and lyrics by John Maclay.
The cast includes Krystina Alabado (Mean Girls, American Psycho), Alex Brightman (Tony Award nominee for Beetlejuice), Noah Galvin (Waitress, “The Real O’Neals”), Sheryl Lee Ralph (Emmy Award nominee for “Abbott Elementary,” Tony Award nominee for Dreamgirls), Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen, Be More Chill) and Stephanie Styles (Kiss Me Kate, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”), plus a guest appearance by RL Stine himself. The album cover is a new original work by Tim Jacobus, illustrator of the iconic Goosebumps original art. To download or stream the album, visit: https://lnk.to/GoosebumpsDeluxePR
The album recently debuted at No. 12 on Billboard’s “Cast Albums” chart and remains a No. 1 seller on Amazon’s “New Releases” chart. Since the album’s original release, the album’s viral hit song “The Story of The Phantom” has garnered millions of streams on TikTok, YouTube, Spotify and other platforms, spawning hundreds of fan-created cover videos. A collectible CD edition was released in June with a full-color 32-page booklet featuring lyrics, synopses, and never-before-seen photos of the cast from the recording sessions.
Brooke and Zeke are thrilled to star in a mystery show called The Phantom, and aren’t the least bit scared by the old legend that the play is cursed. But when strange and creepy messages begin to appear, and a masked menace begins to disrupt rehearsals, they begin to wonder: what if there really is a ghost haunting their school, determined to stop the show? Prepare to get goosebumps as you compete to solve the mystery in this thrilling and chilling new musical, based on the classic series by RL Stine.
Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium premiered in October 2016 at the Todd Wehr Theater in Milwaukee, WI and the Newmark Theater in Portland, OR. The show went on to major productions at The Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia, PA, The Coterie Theater in Kansas City, MO, Main Street Theater in Houston, TX, and more. It was originally commissioned by the Children’s Theater of Oregon and the First Stage of Milwaukee. An upcoming Chicago production was recently announced for the 1,325-seat Merle Reskin Theatre, where it will run from October 6 to November 12, 2022.
The ensemble features Arianny Escalona, Alex Gibson, AJ Lewis, Armenia Sarkissian, Shuba Vedula, and Aika Zabala. The album is produced by Danny Abosch, who also provides arrangements and orchestrations.
Ghostlight Records previously collaborated with Danny Abosch on the cast album for Fancy Nancy The Musical.
GOOSEBUMPS® is one of the best-selling book series of all time, with over 400 million books in print in English, plus international editions in 32 languages. Published by Scholastic Inc., the best-selling books became a global megabrand and $2 billion consumer products program in retail, and continue to be a hit with the ongoing Goosebumps SlappyWorld series. The hit live-action television series Goosebumps was ranked #1 for five consecutive seasons in the 1990s. The property also spawned two blockbuster movies starring Jack Black, released in 2015 and 2018, which together grossed more of $250 million. The Goosebumps series made R.L. Stine a global publishing celebrity (and the answer to Jeopardy), and Goosebumps was named the world’s best-selling book series of all time in the 2003 Guinness Book of World Records. new live-action TV series for Disney Plus in February 2022.
RL STINE is the creator of the hit Goosebumps series, which has over 400 million copies in print worldwide and celebrated thirty years in July. Goosebumps is one of the best-selling series of all time and inspired a popular TV show as well as a movie starring Jack Black that opened at #1 at the box office. The recent film adaptation of his Fear Street series was ranked the #1 movie on Netflix in July 2021.
is a songwriter/lyricist whose musicals include Fancy Nancy The Musical (Off-Broadway 2012-2014, National Tour 2013-2015, over 100 productions worldwide), Off the Wall (first prize winner of NMI’s 2014 Search for New Musicals, 2015 workshop and concert in Los Angeles), Placebo (winner of the 2012 PMTP Development Award, workshop at the Pasadena Playhouse directed by Ryan Scott Oliver), and Miles & Me (2014 workshop at the Musical Theater Factory). Danny’s original songs appeared in playwright Kathleen Clark’s The Way We Dance, directed by Marsha Mason. Danny is a graduate of the University of Michigan and NYU Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program. Danny studied musical theater writing at the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project at Northwestern University, where she worked closely with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Craig Carnelia. Danny’s songs have been chosen by William Finn for his “Songs By Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don’t Know, But Should” concert series and by Ahrens and Flaherty to perform at the Dramatists Guild National Conference. She has also been selected as a finalist for the Jonathan Larson Scholarship and the Kleban Award in Musical Theatre. Danny’s music has been featured on such television shows as “Dance Moms” and “Last Call with Carson Daly,” as well as in the films Waiting in the Wings and Missed Connections.
is a playwright and lyricist with more than a dozen professionally produced titles. In addition to Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium, he has written The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors (with Eric Nordin), Geronimo Stilton: Mouse in Space, Little Piglet Gets a Sister (with Brett Ryback), Nancy Drew and Her Biggest Case Ever. (with Jeff Frank), Anatole (with Lee Becker and James Valcq), The Revolting Teens of Sherwood (with Joe Foust), Nate the Great (with Brett Ryback), Hopper and Apollo and the Trials of Hercules (with Joe Fust). This fall, his new musical Arthur and Friends Make a Musical (with Brett Ryback) based on the Marc Brown book and the PBS Kids series “Arthur” will premiere at First Stage in Milwaukee, WI, where John serves as playwright in residence. .
PHANTOM LIGHT RECORDS
has become the leading independent force in Original Broadway Cast Recordings, building a library of more than 200 records over the past 22 years, featuring some of Broadway’s most successful musicals and solo albums by Broadway’s brightest stars. Founded by Grammy Award winner Kurt Deutsch, Ghostlight has won Grammy Awards for The Band’s Visit, The Book of Mormon, In the Heights, and Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. Ghostlight has also released solo albums by Patti LuPone, Kelli O’Hara, Sutton Foster, Billy Porter, and more. The label continues to support the new generation of musical theater composers and has developed extensive relationships with Jason Robert Brown, Michael John LaChiusa and David Yazbek, as well as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Pasek & Paul, Tom Kitt, Joe Iconis and Shaina. Taub. Ghostlight Records is part of the Arts Music division of Warner Music Group.
“GOOSEBUMPS THE MUSICAL: PHANTOM OF THE AUDITORIUM” DELUXE EDITION – TRACK LIST
2. A super scary stage play
3. The Legend
4. Watch your steps
5. Brooke babbling
6. The Ghost Story
7. Stay away
9. Is there anybody down there?
10. Substitute partner
11. Who was it?
12. The hatch
13. My home sweet home
14. Opening Night
15. One Last Goal
16. The performance
17. My story
18. The Phantom Unmasked
19. Goosebumps (Reprise)
20. Goosebumps (INSTRUMENTAL)
21. A super scary stage play (INSTRUMENTAL)
22. The Legend (INSTRUMENTAL)
23. Watch Your Step (INSTRUMENTAL)
24. Babbling Brooke (INSSTRUMENTAL)
25. The Ghost Story (INSTRUMENTAL)
26. Get Away (INSTRUMENTAL)
27. Is there anybody down there? (INSTRUMENTAL)
28. Substitute Buddy (INSTRUMENTAL)
29. Who was it? (INSTRUMENTAL)
30. The Trapdoor (INSTRUMENTAL)
31. My Home Sweet Home (INSTRUMENTAL)
32. My Story (INSTRUMENTAL)
33. The Phantom Unmasked (INSSTRUMENTAL)
34. Goosebumps (Reprise) (INSTRUMENTAL)