Alex Brightman has been cast to play Beetlejuice in the musical adaptation of Tim Burton‘s 80s classic Beetlejuice according to EW.
Alex will be working alongside Sophia Anne Caruso, who will play Lydia Deetz, the teenager who was the first to encounter the crazy faced spirit back in the 80s classic.
Beetlejuice The Musical is scheduled to kick off a pre-Broadway try-out this coming October at The National Theatre in Washington D.C.
Alex Timbers will direct the show with Eddie Perfect on Music and lyrics duties.
Connor Gallagher is on board as choreographer.
When a recently-deceased ghost couple find their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them.