Ghost Stories live on stage announces cast for its Melbourne season this September

There’s something dark lurking in the theatre. Enter a nightmarish world, full of thrilling twists and turns, live on stage.

After exhilarating audiences across the globe with record-breaking, sell-out productions, Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s supernatural sensation Ghost Stories is coming to Melbourne this September.

Get ready for a supernatural, edge-of-your-seat theatrical experience like no other when Ghost Stories transforms Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre for a strictly limited season later this year.

The two-time Olivier Award nominated production is a fully sensory and electrifying encounter, where you enter a nightmarish world, full of thrilling twists and turns from the moment you take your seat in the venue.

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What is Ghost Stories about? Well the secret is all part of the experience, but what we can tell you is Professor of Parapsychology Phillip Goodman is ready to take you through three of his cases.

This is the type of show where the less you know going in, the better. Little can be revealed about the production’s plot in order to keep you on edge at all times, but what we can promise is that you will be both laughing and jumping out of your seats. Sometimes at the same time.

Who is in the Ghost Stories cast?

Ghost Stories will be led by esteemed playwright and actor Steve Rodgers (Savage River, Kenny) in the role of Professor Phillip Goodman.

Joining him is much-loved screen and stage entertainer Jay Laga’aia (Star Wars, Play School, Once), actor-magician Darcy Brown (Peddling, Animal Farm) and Green Room Award-winner Nick Simpson-Deeks (Winners and Losers, The Circuit, Falsettos).

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Ghost Stories is thrilling and spine-tingling, and to immerse audiences in an emotional rollercoaster live on stage, you need an exceptionally talented cast. Steve, Jay, Darcy and Nick each bring an exciting depth to their roles that we cannot wait to see live on stage


The creation of childhood best friends Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, it originally premiered at the Liverpool Playhouse in February 2010. Since then, versions of it have performed around the UK, in Australia, Canada, Russia, Peru, China, Finland, and The Netherlands.

But this is the first time the incredible West End version will be seen on Australian stages.

Ghost Stories is the ultimate twisted love-letter to horror, and you are invited to experience it. Expect thrills and chills aplenty – the show comes with a warning label that it’s not for the faint of heart after all.

Ghost Stories will play at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre from Tuesday 20 September to Saturday 22 October 2022. Tickets are on sale via

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