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'Star Trek' star, Broadway vet cast in Mellencamp/King 'Ghost Brothers'

September 13, 2013

The long-in-development John Mellencamp/Stephen King/T. Bone Burnett horror musical "Ghost Brothers of Darkland County" now has a cast for its tour, which will be launching at IU Auditorium Oct. 10.

Highest profile among them: Emily Skinner, Tony-award nominee for "Side Show" and a star of "The Full Monty" and "Billy Elliot." She'll star opposite Bruce Greenwood, who played Capt. Christopher Pike in the reboot "Star Trek" films. He also played U.S. presidents in both " Thirteen Days" and "National Treasure: Book of Secrets."

After launching in Bloomington, the show—revamped from its Altanta debut in 2012—will play 20 cities aournd the Midwest and Southeast, including Indy on Oct. 18 and a return to IU on Oct. 23.

More on the show here.

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