The Backstagers and the Ghost Light (Backstagers #1)
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- Publication Date: April 14, 2020
- Imprint: Amulet Paperbacks
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄2 x 8
- ISBN: 9781419736940
- Page Count: 224
- Illustrations: 20 black and white spot illustrations
- Rights: World/All
The stage crew at St. Genesius Prep—or Backstagers, as they like to call themselves— are ready for whatever the theater world can throw their way: the madness of tech week, inevitable prop malfunctions, and all the paranormal activity that goes on behind the scenes. But lately, someone—or something—seems set on ruining their production of Phantasm. It all started when an actor brought a Spirit Board to the cast party, and the ghost light blew out. Every good theater kid knows that a ghost light needs to be left on to ward off ghosts. So when it went out, could something evil have snuck into the theater? To figure out what’s haunting the theater and save the show, the Backstagers will have to use their smarts, their bravery, and a little bit of magic!
About the authors
Andy Mientus is an actor, singer, and songwriter who is known for his roles in Spring Awakening, Wicked, Les Misérables, Smash, and The Flash. He lives in New York. Rian Sygh is a comic artist and cocreator, along with James Tynion IV, of the award-winning Backstagers comics. He lives in Glendale, California.