Rehearsals are underway for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express, with full casting announced for the new production that returns in the summer.

Starlight Express Company in rehearsals

Source: Pamela Raith

Starlight Express will return to London this summer, with group tickets available from September. 

Set to whizz back to London from 8th June 2024 at the specially designed Starlight Auditorium at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, tickets are on sale with group rates starting at eight or more people for performances from 16th September 2024. The show is currently booking until 16th February 2025.

The production will introduce Jeevan Braich as Rusty, Kayna Montecillo as Pearl, Jade Marvin as Momma McCoy, Al Knott as Greaseball, Eve Humphrey as Dinah and Tom Pigram as Electra.

Seen by more than 20 million people across the world, Starlight Express is described a true theatrical event, fully immersing audiences of all ages inside a world of speed, song and storytelling, as the cast of 40 whizz around and above, performing songs like AC/DC, Make Up My Heart, Light at the End of the Tunnel and of course, Starlight Express.

With new choreography by Ashley Nottingham, the production also sees the return of Arlene Phillips as creative dramaturg to help bring the production to life. 

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As a child’s train set magically comes to life and the engines race to become the fastest in the world, Rusty the steam train has little hope of winning until he is inspired by the legend of the ‘Starlight Express’.

The Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, or Starlight Auditorium as it will be called, is a state-of-the-art venue in Wembley Park. The venue is a short five-minute walk from the tube and steps away from Olympic Way. There are coach parking options on site and the theatre is easily accessible via the M25 and M1.

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