The Lost Boys, the previously announced, in-development stage musical adaptation of 1987 horror classic, has set an invitation-only industry presentation for next month, with Frozen‘s Caissie Levy, Dear Evan Hansen‘s Nathan Levy and & Juliet‘s Lorna Courtney in pivotal roles.
The private presentation in New York City will take place on February 23. A high-concept teaser trailer was released today, which includes a snippet of a haunting song with the repeated lyrics “when the secret comes out…” Watch it above.
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The new musical, announced in December, will feature a book by David Hornsby (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia writer/EP) & Chris Hoch, music & lyrics by pop-rock band The Rescues. Tony winner Michael Arden (Parade), will direct.
Caissie Levy will play Lucy Emerson, the recently divorced mom who unwittingly moves herself and two sons to a vampire-infested California beach town. The younger son is Sam, to be played by Nathan Levy. Courtney will portray Star, the beautiful girl who catches the eye of older son Micheal (no casting announced yet) and a maybe an undead boy or two.
In the film, Lucy was played by Dianne Wiest, Sam by Corey Haim and Star by Jami Gertz.
Additional casting for the presentation has yet to be announced.
Based on Joel Schumacher’s Warner Bros. film and its story by James Jeremias and Janice Roberta Fischer, the musical is being produced by James Carpinello, Marcus Chait and Insidious franchise star Patrick Wilson. Mark Kaufman and Lauren Shuler Donner are serving as Creative Consultants for the project, which will be produced by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures.
A production timeline has not been announced.
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