The Ghoul Next Door

Musical, 75 min

A world premiere translation of Plautus’ Mostellaria.

With a new book & lyrics by esteemed Classics Professor John H Starks, jr and 8 original songs by Santino DeAngelo, “The Ghoul Next Door” tells the story of a mischievous Roman servant who tricks his master into thinking their house is haunted in order to keep the master from discovering that his son is throwing a party.

Faithfully adapted from ancient Roman latin and presented as the centerpiece of an academic conference on ancient comedy at Binghamton University. Originally premiered at the Cider Mill Playhouse on May 9, 2012.