Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical STARLIGHT EXPRESS, which has been seen by over 20 million people across the world, will make its triumphant return to London next summer.
This brand-new production will open in the purpose-built, specially designed Starlight Auditorium at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, with performances from 8 June 2024.
Ticket on-sale details will be announced in due course.
A true theatrical event, STARLIGHT EXPRESS will fully immerse audiences of all ages inside a world of speed, song and storytelling as an incredible cast of 40 whizz around and above, performing some of musical theatre’s most beloved songs, including AC/DC, Make Up My Heart, Light at the End of the Tunnel and the iconic Starlight Express.
With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, the creative team for this new production is helmed by acclaimed director Luke Sheppard (&Juliet, The Little Big Things), set designer Tim Hatley (Back to the Future), video designer Andrzej Goulding (Life of Pi), costume designer Gabriella Slade (Six), lighting designer Howard Hudson (&Juliet) and sound designer Gareth Owen (MJ the Musical) with new orchestrations and musical supervision by Matthew Brind.
With thrilling new choreography by Ashley Nottingham (Pacific Overtures), STARLIGHT EXPRESS also sees the return of Arlene Phillips as creative dramaturg.
Casting and all further information regarding the production will be announced in due course.
The Starlight Auditorium at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre is a state-of-the-art cultural destination in Wembley Park, London’s most exciting new neighbourhood, only 12 minutes from central London.
STARLIGHT EXPRESS will be the second show produced by Lloyd Webber Harrison Musicals, the new partnership of Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer of some of the world’s most famous musicals, and Michael Harrison, critically acclaimed, award-winning international producer. The first show by Lloyd Webber Harrison Musicals, Sunset Boulevard, begins performances at the Savoy Theatre in London this week.