Playbill.com is reporting that the makers of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County may try for a New York run.
The musical received mixed to cool critical notices in Atlanta, but Booth and the co-authors are still hopeful for a future life. A ten-day New York City presentation is reported for this September, with Booth again at the helm and musical direction by T Bone Burnett.
Mondo and I saw the play and both liked it with a few reservations. You can read Mondo's review here.
"In the tiny town of Lake Belle Reve, Mississippi in 1957, a terrible tragedy took the lives of two brothers and a beautiful young girl. During the next 40 years, the events of that night became the stuff of local legend. But legend is often just another word for lie. Joe McCandless knows what really happened; he saw it all. The question is whether or not he can bring himself to tell the truth in time to save his own troubled sons, and whether the ghosts left behind by an act of violence will help him — or tear the McCandless family apart forever."