Date(s) - November 2, 2013
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stephens Auditorium, Ames, Iowa
Co-conspirators Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett have put their finishing touches on their long-awaited southern gothic, supernatural musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County. This extraordinary collaboration, 13 years in the making, is a haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge, which will be performed by an ensemble cast of 15 actors and a four-piece live band. Set in the tiny town of Lake Belle Reve, Mississippi, the Ghost Brothers’ story centers on two sets of brothers: the ghosts of Jack and Andy, dead in an apparent murder/suicide, and their nephews, the living Frank and Drake, who seem to be headed toward the same downward spiral as their uncles. Joe, younger brother of Jack and Andy, father of Frank and Drake, has decided it’s time to reveal his own terrible secret at the site of the tragedy, before it’s too late.