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“Beetlejuice” is about to find new life as a musical. The musical adaptation of the 1988 film will play at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. this October—and the Broadway-bound production has die-hard fans everywhere wanting to “jump in the line” themselves.

According to Playbill, the Alex Timbers-directed musical is expected to focus more on the story of death-obsessed Lydia Deetz, a teenage girl who channels the “bio-exorcist” demon Beetlejuice in the original film. “Lock up your kids, folks, he’s back! Beetlejuice is ruder, raunchier and frankly, more repellant than ever in this original musical based on Tim Burton’s wonderfully demented film,” the website for the Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Langley Park Productions-produced musical reads. “BEETLEJUICE has it all — exorcism, arranged marriages and an adorable girl scout who gets scared out of her wits. It’s the perfect musical to see after a long hard day-o.”

The Tim Burton movie starred Michael Keaton as Beetlejuice, Alec Baldwin as Adam Maitland, Geena Davis as Barbara Maitland, Catherine O’Hara as Delia Deetz and Winona Ryder as Lydia. The comedy-fantasy film follows Barbara and Adam, a married couple who tragically die in a car accident and “find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house,” according to Fandango.

The film synopsis continues, “When the unbearable Deetzes and teen daughter Lydia buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract Beetlejuice, a rambunctious spirit whose ‘help’ quickly becomes dangerous for the Maitlands and innocent Lydia.” The movie grossed more than $73 million in the domestic box office.

Also part of the new musical production, reports Playbill, are Connor Gallagher (choreography), Eddie Perfect (score), William Ivey Long (costumes), Kenneth Posner (lighting design), Peter Hylenski (sound design) and scenic designer David Korins, who was nominated for a 2016 Tony Award for his work in the Broadway megahit “Hamilton.” The cast and other details have not yet been revealed.

See how social media reacted to the “Beetlejuice” musical setting a pre-Broadway premiere date below:

Social Media Reacts to “Beetlejuice” Musical Announcing Pre-Broadway Debut In Washington, D.C.

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