The Lost Boys is in Development

The Lost Boys Summary

  • Show Status: In Development
  • Genre: Musical
  • The Lost Boys is 2 hours 10 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Show Closes: Open ended

Two teenage brothers move with their divorced mother to a new town in California, only to discover that the town is a haven for vampires and they become split on how to deal with it.

The Lost Boys on Broadway Background

The Lost Boys is inspired by the 1987 American horror-comedy film directed by Joel Schumacher.

The film was inspired by the story of Peter Pan and Neverland, where the children never grow up. The film was a critical and commercial success and has become a cult classic. It also spawned two sequels and two comic book series

The film won the award for Best Horror Film by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films.

“The Lost Boys,” the cult vampire film from the 1980s, is being turned into a musical. The show will feature music from The Rescues and will be directed by Michael Arden, who recently brought the Tony Award-winning revival of “Parade” to Broadway. David Hornsby, a writer on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” and Chris Hoch will handle the book. Tony Award nominee Ethan Popp (“Tina, The Tina Turner Musical”) will serve as music supervisor for the production.

What’s The Lost Boys Like?

Two brothers move to Santa Carla, California, which is a town infested with vampires. One of the brothers falls for a girl who belongs to a biker gang led by the head vampire. The other brother befriends brothers, who are vampire hunters. One brother becomes a half-vampire, while the other tries to save him.

Is The Lost Boys Good for Kids?

Despite some comedy, there is some degree of death and destruction in this show, and therefor it is not recommended for children under the age of 16

Producers

James Carpinello

Marcus Chait

Patrick Wilson

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures.

Production Credits

Director
Michael Arden
Music Supervisor
Ethan Popp

Creative Team

Playwright
David Hornsby
Playwright
Chris Hoch
Original Book Writer
James Jeremias
Original Book Writer
Janice Roberta Fischer